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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 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for August 2 in Montgomery County

UPDATE: The outdoor movie night at Layhill Local Park is canceled due to rain in the forecast. We’ve finally made it to Friday! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, August 2. 1. Blood Drive: The American Red Cross will be collecting blood donations at the Gaithersburg Library from 11:30 a.m. […]

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December 19, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 19, Christmas is six days away, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Jingle Bell Breakfast: The Long Branch Senior Center in Silver Spring has a free Jingle Bell Breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will also be two craft tables with supplies so seniors can make holiday […]

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December 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 20 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Wednesday, Dec. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. New Chief: Takoma Park has a new police chief. Antonio “Tony” DeVaul will begin his first day with the city on Jan. 2, 2018. 2. Blood Drive: The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah […]

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December 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Year’s Blood Drive to Take Place in Gaithersburg on Jan. 4

Since donating blood is a way to make a difference in someone’s life, the Casey Community Center is starting 2018 with a blood drive on Jan. 4, according to a news release. The blood drive is open to ages 17 and older. Casey Community Center is located at 810 South Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg. Those […]

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August 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hurricane Harvey Victims: How to Help

The American Red Cross and the Salvation Army are two of the organizations helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. You can find more information about how to help, below: If you’d like to help people affected by #Harvey, connect with trusted voluntary organizations by visiting: https://t.co/jlOOfNGusH pic.twitter.com/rnW8o2zKr1 — FEMA (@fema) August 28, 2017 […]

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May 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 31, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Lawsuit Settled: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said he is pleased that a lawsuit has been settled to recover taxpayer costs associated with the remediation and repair work at the Silver Spring Transit Center. “This is very much in the public interest,” Leggett said […]

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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Blood Drive to Honor Noah Leotta Set for May 31st

A blood drive in honor of fallen Montgomery County police officer Noah Leotta is scheduled for May 31st, at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg. You can sign up to donate blood, here, or call the American Red Cross at 1.800.733.2767. Walk-in donors are welcome but wait times may be longer. The blood drive will […]

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December 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Blood Drive in Honor of Noah Leotta Scheduled for Dec. 21

The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah Leotta. You can give the gift of life by donating blood in honor of Officer Leotta from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Dec. 21. You can sign up online or call the […]

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August 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 11, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things you need to know today, Aug. 11th, in Montgomery County: 1. Piney Branch: Fire and Rescue services are responding to an overnight explosion and fire at Flower Branch Apartments. Piney Branch Road between University Boulevard and Flower Avenue is closed. 2. Local Olympians: Katie Ledecky competes for her fifth […]

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