Articles by Jordan Lindsay

September 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich On MCPS Health Guidance: ‘Data Indicates There Are Good Reasons For Us To Be Cautious’

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, there’s been an increase in COVID-19 cases among children nationwide. Meanwhile, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) continues to ensure the safety of all students and staff through numerous safety measures. “I was glad that MCPS has begun rapid testing in the schools this week, and they are reducing […]

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September 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Calendar Reminder: There’s no school for Montgomery County Public Schools students today. See the tweet below for more details. Calendar reminder: There is no school for students on Thursday, Sept. 16 pic.twitter.com/3Yi2ybDi2u — MCPS (@MCPS) September 15, 2021 […]

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September 15, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

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County Will Fly Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Board of Education Member O’Neill

County Executive Marc Elrich announced that flags will fly at half-staff to honor the legacy of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education’s longest-serving member Patricia O’Neill whose death was announced on Tuesday. Elrich began his weekly virtual briefing with comments about O’Neill. During County Executive Marc Elrich's virtual media briefing today, he extended his sympathy […]

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September 15, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Warrior Canine Connection Spreads Awareness During National Service Dog Month

September marks National Service Dog Month, a time to celebrate and honor the extraordinary four-legged heroes that dedicate their lives to help human companions – something Warrior Canine Connection does all year round. The organization’s mission focuses on specially trained service dogs helping veterans in need nationwide. This month, they are bringing awareness to just […]

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September 13, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Councilmember Evan Glass Hosts Rally Supporting Afghan Refugees

Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass hosted an emergency rally to support Afghan refugees on Thursday evening at the Silver Spring Civic Building. “With so many Afghans forced to flee their homeland due to threats of violence and loss of fundamental rights, our community stands ready to welcome these refugees and help them restart their lives […]

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September 13, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Leaders Call For White Oak Early Voting Center

Local leaders say there’s a need for an early voting center in White Oak, and they’re calling for the Montgomery County Board of Elections to make it happen. “Bringing an early voting center to White Oak is really crucial for many of our residents who live in that area, many of whom don’t have access […]

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September 9, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Quarantine Health Guidance Concerns Clarified

Back to school has generated many questions and concerns when it comes to Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) quarantine policies. In response, MCPS released a new community message this week to help the school district minimize the number of students who need to quarantine. Montgomery County Health Officer Dr.Travis Gayles clarified many of the issues […]

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September 9, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 9, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 9 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.Emergency Rally: Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass will host an Emergency Rally for Afghan Refugees today at the Silver Spring Civic Building at 7:00 p.m. Click here for more details. Our community stands ready to welcome Afghan refugees and help them […]

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September 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Dr. Gayles: ‘It Has Been An Honor and Privilege To Serve The Residents of Montgomery County’

Dr. Travis Gayles participated in his last virtual media briefing as Montgomery County’s Health Officer on Wednesday. He accepted a new job with Hazel Health, a San Francisco, California-based tele-health company. During the briefing, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich praised Dr. Gayles for all his hard work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.    

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September 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County 9/11 Community Remembrance Event Commemorates 20th Anniversary

This week marks the anniversary of the tragic events of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Nearly 3,000 people were killed, including 11 Montgomery County residents. On Friday, Montgomery County will host a Community Remembrance to honor those who sadly lost their lives 20 years ago. Scheduled at 11:00 a.m., the service will be held at Courthouse […]

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