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February 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Recreation Returning to Outdoor, In-Person Programming

Montgomery County Recreation is returning to in-person programs on a limited basis. Beginning Feb. 16, there will be a limited number of indoor, instructor-led sports and fitness activities at four recreation centers. RecFit-Limited marks the first in-person programming offered since March 2020. RecFit -Limited will be offered evenings at Bauer Drive, Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac, Plum Gar and White […]

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July 17, 2020 | Emma Shuster

County Pools to Offer Daily Admission Starting July 20

Beginning Monday, July 20, Montgomery County residents will have access to County pools under daily admission rates. Before you head out to our pools, here are five things you need to know: #MoCoRec #Aquatics #Pools pic.twitter.com/e560Sjyy4R — MoCo Rec (@MoCoRec) July 17, 2020 Entry rates for County residents will be $7 for adults, $6 for […]

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April 28, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Silver Spring Town Center Hosts Virtual Comedy Show ‘Comics Unmasked’

Silver Spring Town Center will be hosting a virtual comedy show live on Zoom Thursday, April 30 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. The show “Comics Unmasked” will include a cast of character comics doing stand-up from their home and a guest bartender, Brock Snyder. The adults only event will be hosted by Kandace Saunders, […]

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April 5, 2017 | Shannon Doty

Premiere of #Imagine21: Stories of Adults Living With Autism, a Mini-Documentary Series (VIDEO)

Madison House Autism Foundation is excited to announce the premiere of the #Imagine21 mini-documentary series. These short films highlight the incredible stories of adults living with autism and the unique circumstances they face as they age into adulthood. Through them, viewers will be intimately acquainted with just a few of the people behind this diagnosis and […]

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March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Apartment Fire Sends Three People to Hospital in White Oak

A two alarm apartment fire on Lockwood Drive in White Oak sent three people to the hospital on Monday, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer said the blaze sent two adults and one child to the hospital. Their injuries are not life threatening, he said. According to […]

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October 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Top Halloween Costumes for 2016

You may see more children dressed up as Superman or Batgirl instead of Princess Elsa this Halloween. According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 2016 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey, princess costumes have fallen to number two this year to superheroes after reigning at the top for eleven years. NRF also noted that spending on Halloween […]

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October 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg House Fire Displaces Ten People (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A basement fire has displaced ten people from a house in the 8300 block of Cottage Hill Court in Gaithersburg, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer. Piringer said one person was injured in the fire on Wednesday night. There were no working smoke alarms in the house, he said. As […]

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August 29, 2016 | Elaine Blackman

Thoughts on bridging communication gaps

In emails my dad saved in his computer documents, he wrote about communication – or the lack of – between boys and girls, parents and children, generations, and cultures. Below you’ll see excerpts from several emails he sent between 2007 and 2012 to four different young women. I do believe he could have authored a […]

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July 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Libraries Offer a New Program to Obtain a High School Diploma (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Libraries is offering a program to earn an accredited high school diploma and a credentialed career certificate through a new program called Career Online High School. For more information, visit montgomerycountymd.gov/library or call 240.777.0036.

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March 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Fire and Rescue Transport Family of Seven for Carbon Monoxide Exposure in Layhill Area

Montgomery County fire and rescue crews transported a family of seven from their Layhill area home, at 12 Wimbledon Court, early Monday morning after they were exposed to carbon monoxide. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said firefighters detected high levels of carbon monoxide in the home. The family was using a charcoal grill to heat […]

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