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January 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Wisconsin Avenue Road Closure Planned in Bethesda

All southbound lanes of Wisconsin Avenue (MD 355) between Bethesda and Elm Street will be closed Saturday, Jan. 16 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. so that a 75-ton crane may be set up for future construction. One northbound lane of Wisconsin Avenue will temporarily be used for southbound traffic during the closure. A flagman […]

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January 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Strosniders’ Bethesda Store Reopens Following COVID-19 Outbreak

Stosniders Hardware in Bethesda reopened Tuesday, 10 days after it temporarily closed following a COVID-19 outbreak among employees. In an email to customers Jan. 11 and on its website, the company said the store was reopening Jan. 12 with shortened hours. It will be open 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. “until further notice.” It also […]

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January 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Woman Asks for Public’s Help After Dog Was Stolen With Her Car

Update (5 p.m.): Joey has been found! Greenberg told MyMCM that the suspect who stole her car attempted to drop Joey off at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center on Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood. Someone recognized Joey and the adoption center called the police. Greenberg said Joey appears to be unharmed. Original […]

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January 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Strosniders Hardware in Bethesda Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

Strosniders Hardware in Bethesda is temporarily closed following a COVID-19 outbreak among employees. “I am just focused on getting back open and our employees safe,” said owner Bill Hart. “Please bear with us as we navigate through this uncharted territory and work to get our store reopened, while keeping our customers’ and employees’ safety in […]

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December 15, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Suspect Charged with Second Bank Robbery in 10 Day Period

Montgomery County Police Department charged Wesley Phillip Wilson, 40, with the Nov. 28 armed robbery of a TD Bank in Bethesda. On Nov. 28, around 12:30 p.m. police responded to the TD Bank on 8101 Wisconsin Avenue for the report of an armed robbery. Detectives investigated that the suspect (unidentified at the time) passed a […]

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December 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery El Podcast – Restaurante Cubanos Sobreviviendo a la Crisis

En Hola Montgomery El Podcast la historia de una pareja de inmigrantes quienes con mucha ilusión y esfuerzo abrieron un restaurante en Bethesda sin imaginar que tan sólo al mes de la inauguración deberían cerrar sus puertas debido a la pandemia Covid-19. #HolaMontgomeryElPodcast Disponible Ahora en MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify, Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts […]

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December 8, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Bethesda Attorney Indicted for $12.5 Million Scheme Involving Somalian Government

A Bethesda attorney was charged with defrauding financial institutions to obtain more than $12.5 million from institutions that were holding the money on behalf of the Somali government. Jeremy Schulman, 47, was charged with 11 counts on Dec. 3 by the U.S. Department of Justice for his alleged role in a scheme to obtain money […]

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December 2, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Fauci Named One of PEOPLE Magazine’s People of the Year

For much of 2020, Dr. Anthony Fauci has been in the spotlight as a constant source of expertise during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, he was named one of the four People of the Year in 2020 by PEOPLE. “Even though he and his family were getting death threats, he continued to be out front,” […]

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November 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Navy ‘Will Not Cede Any Property’ in Bethesda to MDOT for 495 Widening

The U.S. Department of Navy’s Naval Support Activity in Bethesda has informed the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration that it “will not cede any property” toward the planned widening of Route 495. To do so, the Navy stated in a letter to MDOT, would “compromise Antiterrorism/Force Protection guidelines and impact the NSA Bethesda […]

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November 17, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

PassionFish in Bethesda Permanently Closed

The popular seafood restaurant, PassionFish, permanently closed its Bethesda location on Nov. 15. five years after opening. A statement on the company’s Facebook account confirmed the decision a few days before the closing. The company explained that in the current environment, “many issues that were beyond our control have affected our ability to continue to operate […]

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