Leggett Calls for Review of the County’s Airpark Operations (VIDEO)

Residents are questioning the safety of the Montgomery County Airpark after a plane crashed into a neighborhood nearby killing six people on Dec. 8.

 
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Gemmells to Grand Marshal Kentlands Day Parade on May 2nd

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Ken Gemmell and his daughter, Arabelle, are the grand marshals of the Kentlands Day Parade, according to the event’s organizer, Andrew Ross. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at the Main Street Pavilion in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg, and other participants include local schools, dance groups, businesses and community leaders. The parade leads to […]

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Ken Gemmell: One Month After the Tragic Plane Crash

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“This wouldn’t have been on my top 1,000 fears in life.” Yet, one month ago today, a jet plane headed from North Carolina to the Montgomery County Airpark sliced through two houses in a Gaithersburg neighborhood, the wing shearing off and into Ken Gemmell’s home that he shared with his wife Marie and their two sons, […]

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Gaithersburg Leaders to Recognize Woman Who Set Up Fund for Gemmell Family

Marie Gemmell and sons Cole and Devon.

The woman who set up a GoFundMe account for the Gemmell family following a fatal Dec. 8 plane crash in Gaithersburg is scheduled to be recognized for her efforts at the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council meeting on Jan. 5. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman said it was his idea to recognize Jenifer Miller, who is […]

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Dogfish Head Alehouse Donates $2K to Gemmells

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A fundraiser at a local restaurant raised about $2,000 for the Gemmell family. Dogfish Head Alehouse of Gaithersburg hosted a fundraiser Dec. 22 donating 20 percent of the proceeds to the Gemmell family. Marie Gemmell and her two young sons died on Dec. 8 when a jet crashed into their Gaithersburg home. Jenifer Miller, a […]

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Savi Technology Launches College Fund for Gemmell Daughter

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Savi Technology established the Arabelle Gemmell Fund, a campaign designed to create a college fund for Arabelle Gemmell, daughter of Savi employee Ken Gemmell. Arabelle’s mother and two young brothers, Devin and Cole, were killed when a small plane hit their home near Gaithersburg on Dec. 8, 2014. Ken Gemmell was at work at the […]

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Leggett Calls for Review of the County's Airpark Operations (VIDEO)

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Residents are questioning the safety of the Montgomery County Airpark after a plane crashed into a neighborhood nearby killing six people on Dec. 8.   Related:

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DogFish Head Alehouse to Host Gemmell Fundraiser

Marie Gemmell and sons Cole and Devon.

A Gaithersburg restaurant has scheduled a fundraiser for Dec. 22 to benefit the Gemmell family, who lost Marie Gemmell and her two young sons when a plane crashed into their Gaithersburg home earlier this month. Dogfish Head Alehouse at 800 West Diamond Avenue is donating 20 percent of the day’s profits as well as money from a […]

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Executive Ike Leggett on Airpark Review (Video)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett details the information he is looking for from the Revenue Authority when it comes to reviewing operations at the Montgomery County Airpark. Related:

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County Executive Leggett Wants Airpark Review (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett reflects on his recent visit to the site of the fatal plane crash. He said the crash has also raised some questions from residents about the operations at the Montgomery County Airpark and he is asking for a review from the Montgomery County Revenue Authority. […]

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Leggett on Support for the Gemmell Family (VIDEO)

Marie Gemmell and sons Cole and Devon.

A fund established for the Gemmell family has grown to over $355,000 this week. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett says it is gratifying to see the community’s generous support for this local family who lost so much in the tragic plane crash on Dec. 8. According to Kelsea Little, public […]

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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