Communities

December 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.

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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 | Maryam Shahzad

Hucker Wants to Install Cameras to Catch Distracted Drivers

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker wants the Maryland General Assembly to pass a bill that would install road cameras to film and catch distracted drivers in the county.  Sen. Jeff Waldstreicher introduced the bill on Hucker’s behalf.  MC 24-20 would let the county put “distracted driving automated monitoring systems” on highways, and the systems would […]

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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 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Wheaton Resource Fair Features Food Pantry, Medical Screenings

A family resource fair has been scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 7, at the Wheaton Recreation Center, 11701 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. The fair will provide free flu shots, medical screenings, a pop-up food pantry and resource tables on child care vouchers, utility bill assistance, aging and disability services, youth development programs, voter […]

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December 5, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery El Podcast: Más allá de Dar “Palo”

Rhadamés Avila: “El Hombre Palo”, uno de los pioneros en la radio en español del área metropolitana de Washington DC, nos contó sobre su infancia en República Dominicana, la influencia de su abuelita en su vida, su pasión por los medios, los pinitos en la radio, la fundación que creó para ayudar a los niños […]

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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 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

New Hours at Maggie Nightingale Library in Poolesville

The Maggie Nightingale Library operating hours change beginning Dec. 9. Based on feedback from a community survey, the library will be open on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Currently, Monday hours are 2 to 9 p.m. The purpose of the change is to better serve customers and was based on results from a survey […]

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December 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 5-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Dec. 5-8. Sons of Serendip:  This classical quartet is bringing their Christmas concert to AMP. Their music is a fusion of genres, including rhythm and blues, soul, and classical music. Sons of Serendip achieved popularity after their 4th place finish on America’s Got Talent. The […]

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December 2, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Salvadoreños que Crean Empresa y Aportan al Condado de Montgomery

La Casita Pupuseria y Cocina es un negocio familiar que comenzó desde 2002, ahora cuenta con cuatro locaciones y está a punto de abrir una más. Iris Jimenez, propietaria y chef de La Casita nos contó sobre su historia, nos enseño a preparar “pupusas” el plato típico de El Salvador, y nos habló de cómo […]

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