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August 24, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Big Turnout for 16th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Perfect weather, a popular outdoor venue and great music set the stage for the 16th annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. Jazz legend and multiple Grammy Award winner Arturo Sandoval headlines this year’s festival at Veterans Plaza. The lineup includes more phenomenal jazz artists and ensembles including accomplished local muicians Marcus Johnson; Lenda Seikaly; Paul Carr and the Real […]

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August 23, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Former Astronaut Speaks with Kids at Children’s Inn at NIH

Children who are staying at the Children’s Inn at NIH had a fun filled, space-themed day. The educational experience included a Skype interview with retired NASA Astronaut, Clay Anderson and a conversation about space medical research. Please watch the video for more details.    

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Strong Storms Displace Two Families

Lightning strikes cause at least two house fires Thursday evening Strong storms passed through Montgomery County Thursday evening, resulting in numerous collisions, a motorcycle crash, wires down, and two house fires, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue (MCFRS) spokesman Pete Piringer. Thursday about 7:45 p.m. MCFRS responded to a report of a house fire […]

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August 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Charge Silver Spring Man with Indecent Exposure

Gaithersburg City police have charged 25-year-old Miguel Angel Jorge Vasquez of Silver Spring with indecent exposure. Police said on August 12 around 7 p.m., a man followed a person on the footpath in the 100 block of Treehaven Street in Gaithersburg where he allegedly exposed himself. The investigation by the police developed Vasquez as a […]

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August 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ten Things To Know for Saturday’s Silver Spring Jazz Festival

The Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns to Veterans Plaza this Saturday. Here are 10 things to know about the music festival. 1. What is going on at the Jazz Festival? The 16th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival takes place in downtown Silver Spring Saturday, Aug. 24 beginning at 3 p.m. The event happens on Veterans […]

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August 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Playground Honoring Gemmell Family to Open in September

The city of Gaithersburg is joining the Where Angels Play Foundation to build a new tot lot play area at Griffith Park to honor and celebrate the lives of Marie, Cole and Devin Gemmell. The Gemmells were tragically killed in 2014 when a private plane crashed into their family home in Gaithersburg. Marie’s husband Ken […]

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August 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Every MCPS School Bus To Be Equipped With Camera System

Montgomery County’s school bus camera program began as a pilot in 2014 and then was implemented in October 2016. Since that time, more than 100,000 citations have been issued. When the new school year starts on September 3, all Montgomery County School Buses (MCPS) will be outfitted with a camera system. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports: […]

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August 20, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Big Turnout at Women’s Power Conference Means Good Business

Monday marked the 10th Annual Women’s Power Conference in North Bethesda, and hundreds of people attended. The conference was filled with networking and promotional opportunities designed to challenge local women to think, plan and act on their business development and professional growth. Watch the video for more details.

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August 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Heat Continues Tuesday as County Issues Hyperthermia Alert

Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Tuesday from noon to 7 p.m. The County issues an alert when forecasted temperatures, and/or heat index, is at least 95 degrees or higher. County officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. […]

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August 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

10th Annual Women’s Power Conference Provides Networking Opportunities

Monday marked the 10th Annual Women’s Power Conference in North Bethesda. Hundreds of people including more than 50 exhibitors attended. The goal, to educate and support women doing business. Watch the video for more details.

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