Council President Sidney Katz

March 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Cloudy early with a high temperature of 78 degrees and isolated showers or thunderstorms in the afternoon, check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know for March 20 in Montgomery County: 1. Coronavirus Latest: Click here to see the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County. 2. Walter Johnson High School Fundraiser:  […]

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March 19, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Unemployment Claims Rise Due to COVID-19

Unemployment claims throughout Maryland rose this week as did the number of people calling to see if they were eligible to file a claim. Maryland Department of Labor’s Division of Unemployment Insurance “has received a substantial surge in the number of Marylanders contacting our department about their eligibility to receive unemployment insurance benefits during COVID-19,” […]

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March 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 13 in Montgomery County

Cloudy early with a high temperature of 71 degrees, check out the weather forecast. Here’s your Friday the 13th edition of the five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Public Health Emergency:   Gov. Larry Hogan announced sweeping changes in response to the state’s first case of the coronavirus spreading within the community […]

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March 6, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich en Casos de Coronavirus: “No hay razón para entrar en pánico”

Los tres residentes del condado de Montgomery que dieron positivo para COVID-19 se están recuperando y la mayoría de sus síntomas han disminuido, aunque permanecen en cuarentena en sus propios hogares, según el Dr. Travis Gayles, oficial de salud del condado y jefe de servicios de salud pública. Durante una conferencia de prensa de 40 […]

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March 6, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Elrich on Coronavirus Cases: ‘There is No Reason to Panic’

The three Montgomery County residents who tested positive for COVID-19 are recovering and most of their symptoms have abated although they remain in quarantine in their own homes, according to Dr. Travis Gayles, the county health officer and chief of public health services. During a 40-minute press conference this morning, Gayles and County Executive Marc […]

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February 20, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejales Discutirán Seguridad para las Comunidades Religiosas

Los miembros del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Andrew Friedson, Sidney Katz y Gabe Albornoz están organizando una reunión con los residentes llamada: “Una discusión de seguridad para las comunidades de nuestra fe”. El evento se llevará a cabo el jueves 27 de febrero de 7 p.m. a 9 p.m. en la sala de audiencias […]

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February 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: Officials unveil the Community Opioid Prevention Education (COPE) trailer to educate the public on warning signs of opioid addiction and resources available to help. The City of Rockville’s enforcement efforts to keep pedestrians safe. […]

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February 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Reunión Comunitaria Abordó el Tema de Seguridad Peatonal

Alrededor de 200 personas llenaron el auditorio de Wheaton High School, el domingo por la tarde, para ofrecer sus opiniones y sugerencias sobre las mejores opciones para reducir los accidentes de peatones y bicicletas en el condado de Montgomery. Los miembros del Concejo del condado, junto con los funcionarios del Departamento de Transporte de Maryland, […]

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February 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Council President Katz Sees Walkable Communities As Top Priority

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz met with media today to talk about pressing issues for the council. He discussed the pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety town hall that took place at Wheaton High School on Sunday. About 200 people attended the town hall to suggest ways to reduce pedestrian and bicycle accidents in the […]

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February 10, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Pedestrian, Bicycle, Traffic Safety Town Hall Addresses Community Concerns

About 200 people filled Wheaton High School auditorium Sunday afternoon to offer suggestions on the best ways to reduce pedestrian and bicycle accidents in Montgomery County. County council members, along with officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation, held a pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety town hall as part of the county’s goal to eliminate […]

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