Articles by Jordan Lindsay

December 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Life Savers Honored During Awards Ceremony

The Emergency Medical and Integrated Healthcare Services Awards Ceremony was a chance to acknowledge the heroic actions of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services personnel and community members for assisting in EMS calls. The event, held at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Wednesday, detailed 12 different incidents where people who had near-death experiences […]

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December 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Donated Stuffed Animals to Help Kids In Traumatic Situations

70 soft, snuggly animals will be provided to children at the Family Justice Center and to other children that Montgomery Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Montgomery County Police Department Officers interact with over the holidays thanks to a donation from Adventure Theatre MTC and patrons. The comforting toys will be used by both the Family Justice […]

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December 5, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

2019 Maryland School Report Card Released, In-Depth Data Shown

The 2019 School Report Card has recently been released. With input from students and educators, it gives a comprehensive picture of  each school and school system’s performance throughout the state. It also shows achievement among student groups, and information on all  public schools and their improvement since last year. Maryland has more than 1,400 public […]

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December 5, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Dec.5 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Dec. 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Find the Snowflakes: There are sixteen paper snowflakes hiding in the Long Branch Library in Silver Spring. They could be anywhere! Find eight of them before they melt. This is an all-day kids event. Click here for more information. 2.County Domestic Violence Fatality Review […]

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December 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Minority Legislative Breakfast Focuses on Community Issues

It was a packed room at the Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast in Bethesda on Wednesday. Federal, state, and local elected officials as well as member organizations attended the event marking its 19th year. Topics of discussion included the upcoming legislative agenda and its impact on the minority community. The event was jointly hosted by the […]

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December 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County Executive Signs New Racial Equity and Social Justice Act

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich signed the county’s new Racial Equity and Social Justice Act on Tuesday. Key elements of this legislation include establishing a Racial Equity and Social Justice program and Executive Branch. The new law will also require each Department and Office to develop a racial equity and social justice action plan. In […]

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December 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Council Elects Katz, Hucker as New President, Vice President

The Montgomery County Council elected a new Council President and Vice President to one-year terms on Tuesday. Sidney Katz will serve as Council President, while Tom Hucker will become the new Vice President for the upcoming year. Each vote was unanimous. Outgoing Council President Nancy Navarro, who served as the only woman on the council […]

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December 2, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Employee Stabs Owner at Silver Spring Restaurant

Montgomery County Police say a man is facing charges for first degree assault, as well as first-and second-degree attempted murder, for a stabbing that happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Red Maple Asian Cuisine and Bar on Colesville Road in Silver Spring. Police say an employee assaulted the owner of the restaurant and was […]

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November 27, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 27 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Diabetes Support Group: Support, knowledge, and resources will be available. This will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Park Senior Center [3950 Ferrara Drive] in Wheaton. Newcomers are welcome. 2.Early Release for MCPS Students: MCPS students […]

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November 26, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Purple Line Vehicle Model on Display in Silver Spring

In three years, the Purple Line – a 16-mile light rail line that will extend from Bethesda in Montgomery County to New Carrollton in Prince George’s County – will be up and running. It will provide a direct connection to the Metrorail Red, Green and Orange Line at Bethesda, Silver Spring, College Park, and New […]

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