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January 31, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Artist Jean Kim Was Inspired by Car Parts after a Serious Accident

Jean Jinho Kim is a Korean-American artist, whose exhibition “The Big Leap” is on display until April 19 at the 355 Pod Space in Rockville Town Square. Kim said she was inspired by utilitarian materials like car parts and downspouts after she had a serious car accident and saw perfectly good parts strewn around a […]

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October 15, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Comcast 10.15 Outage Map

Area-Wide Comcast Outage, East Gude Closed Near 355

Internet, TV, and phone service is still out for thousands of residents throughout the Montgomery County area after a large fiber line was cut this morning.  Affected areas include portions of Rockville, Silver Spring, Burtonsville, and Olney. Several Montgomery County public schools are affected: Argyle Middle School Earl B Wood Middle School Rock Creek Valley […]

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December 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

SHA Finishes Up Resurfacing Project on Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is finishing up the $2.75 million safety and resurfacing project along a 2.3 mile stretch of Quince Orchard Road between Orchard Ridge Drive and Frederick Road in the city of Gaithersburg this month. Over the last two weeks, drivers may have noted that temporary tape used for lane markings […]

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September 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Woman Struck and Killed By Vehicle Along MD 355

A Gaithersburg woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on Monday morning as she walked across South Frederick Avenue at South Westland Drive shortly before 6 a.m., according to the Montgomery County Police Department. Police have identified the woman as 50-year-old Muivembet Gelaw. Police said Gelaw died from her injuries at the scene of […]

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August 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Street Beat: Road Resurfacing on 355

Road construction is slated to begin Wednesday morning, Aug. 12, on MD 355 near Cedar Lane and West Cedar Lane, state officials said. Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is scheduled to begin a repaving project to be complete by Aug. 21. Traffic will be shifted from the left side of northbound MD […]

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June 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Crane Operation Will Close Portion of Wisconsin Avenue on Saturday (PHOTOS)

Bethesda commuters take note. On Saturday morning, Crane Service Company, Inc. is scheduled to close all southbound lanes of MD 355 (Wisconsin Avenue) between Commerce Lane and MD 187 (Old Georgetown Road) in Bethesda for a crane operation at 7514 Wisconsin Avenue. Crews plan to open all traffic lanes by 4 p.m. weather permitting. In […]

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June 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Girl Scouts Team Up with Police to Promote Crosswalk Use (VIDEO)

As part of their Bronze Award project, Girl Scout Troop 274 juniors are educating residents in their community about the importance of pedestrian safety. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Other pedestrian safety tips: –Cross the street at marked crosswalks and intersections. –Watch for turning vehicles. Before crossing, look left, right, then left again. –Use pedestrian push […]

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May 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision in Germantown

Montgomery County Police are investigating a serious pedestrian collision that occurred around 10 p.m. on Sunday night in Germantown. Police said first responders found the unconscious man on the right side of the northbound lanes at 19601 North Frederick Road near Gunners Branch Road.  Police said the man was transported to a local trauma center […]

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August 3, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Car vs. Building in Germantown

Montgomery County police and firefighters responded to a gas leak at 19500 Scenery Drive in Germantown overnight. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that a car struck a building. U/D – Hazmat Scenery Dr, Gas Co on scene, FFs checking Community Ctr & nearby residences, MCPD also on scene investigating […]

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June 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Ride On Route 34 Detour Begins on June 6

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is starting construction on improvements to the Cedar Lane and Maryland Route 355 (Rockville Pike) intersection that will require the detour of Ride On Bus Route 34 beginning June 6 through August 22. To avoid the construction, the bus route will bypass Cedar Lane between Parkhill and Beach drives, […]

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