aug. 7

August 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 7. and it’s Lighthouse Day! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Recreation Career Fair: Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hosting a career fair tonight from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Recreation Administrative Office, at 4010 Randolph Road in Silver Spring. People should bring […]

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August 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Expect Full Traffic Stops on I-270 Wednesday Night

Beginning at 11:50 p.m. Wednesday, the State Highway Administration will assist Verizon with short-term total stoppages on both directions of I-270 near MD 109 (Old Hundred Road) in northern Montgomery County. The stoppages are necessary for the company to string overhead wires as a result of recent storm damage. The brief total closures will be […]

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August 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday’s Community Forum Explores Lynchings in Montgomery County

Film Screenings and Discussion Explore Lynchings in Montgomery County Two films will be screened during a community forum titled “Remembering the Past to Protect the Future” Wednesday evening in Silver Spring. The films include “This Little Light of Mine: The Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer,” a documentary by Robin Hamilton of ARound Robin Productions and […]

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August 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dispose of Unused Medications in Silver Spring Wednesday

Montgomery County police and the Department of Recreation are hosting a Medication Take Back Event on Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. People can drop off old and unused prescription drugs at the Mid-County Recreation Center, located at 2004 Queensguard Road in Silver Spring. Need to dispose of expired or unused medication? If so, […]

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July 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville to Host Free Movies in Neighborhood Parks

Rockville’s free outdoor Movies in the Parks series return to neighborhood parks throughout the city on Wednesdays in August. Residents are invited to bring chairs, blankets, food and beverages for an evening watching a family-friendly movie. More than 300 people attended each week last year. Movies are free of charge and begin at dusk; approximately […]

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July 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

MCPD to Host Blood Drive in August

The American Red Cross is calling for blood donors due to an emergency need. According to the Red Cross, more blood is being used per day than is being donated. Chief medical officer Dr. Pampee Young, spoke about the necessity of blood donors. “Each day, kids battling cancer, accident victims being raced to the emergency […]

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July 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Strathmore’s Summer Concerts ‘Live from the Lawn’ Continue through Aug. 28

The Joe Falero Band performs Wednesday, July 24. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m.

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August 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen and Nic Rhule

JINYA Ramen Bar Celebrates Grand Opening in North Bethesda

The first JINYA Ramen Bar restaurant in Montgomery County celebrated their grand opening Tuesday at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda. Dozens of people waited in line for the restaurant to open their doors at 11 a.m. The first 100 guests were treated to a free bowl of ramen. This is the first JINYA Ramen […]

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August 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Issues Hyperthermia Alert for Tuesday Afternoon

For the second day in a row, Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Tuesday from noon to 7 p.m. The National Weather Service expects the heat index to be above 95 degrees. County officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and […]

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August 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Welcome to the U.S.: The Citizenship Preparation Program is a free program that will help  prepare applicants for U.S. Citizenship for the test interview and exam. The Montgomery College program occurs throughout the year, including at 6 p.m. Here […]

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