Dec. 18

December 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Holy Cross Health President Calls Vaccine ‘A Game Changer’

“Today is amazing, the vaccine gives me hope! I came in from my day off when I was notified.  My kids, age 4 and 6, said this was an early Christmas present. They will be happy to hug mommy and wish for COVID to go away – indeed, this is a gift,” declared Dr. Bonnie […]

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December 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

2,569 Nuevos Casos de COVID-19 en Maryland, Incluidos 425 en Montgomery

Estadísticas de COVID-19 del condado de Montgomery El Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó de 425 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery, el viernes por la mañana. El recuento acumulativo de casos del condado es 41,172. El condado de Montgomery registró el viernes tres nuevas muertes relacionadas con el coronavirus, lo que […]

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December 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Reports 2,569 New COVID Cases Including 425 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 425 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Friday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 41,172 Montgomery County recorded three new coronavirus-related fatalities Friday, bringing the death toll to 1,012. The county has a rate of 6.52% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a decrease of […]

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December 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 18, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Dec. 18. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Healthcare Workers Get COVID-19 Vaccine:  Holy Cross Health will begin to vaccinate its front line workers with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine today. Adventist HealthCare vaccinated its first frontline healthcare workers on Thursday. Click here to learn more. 2. COVID-19 Vaccine Locally: The […]

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December 11, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

County Wants to Share Residents’ Holiday Decorations

To boost holiday spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic, Montgomery County is inviting residents to submit photos of winter and holiday decorations that will then be displayed on the county’s website. County Executive Marc Elrich wants the sharing of spirit and joy to be celebrated together. “I know this year has been extremely difficult for so […]

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December 8, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Performers Needed for Gaithersburg’s Virtual Open Mic Nights

Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green invites performers of all ages and talents to audition for their virtual Open Mic Night, livestreamed on Jan. 22 and 23, 2021. Performers must submit an online video audition by Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. All audition instructions are detailed on their website. Arts on the Green seeks acts that […]

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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Blood Drive in Honor of Noah Leotta Scheduled for Wednesday

The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah Leotta on Wednesday. Leotta died Dec. 10, 2015 from injuries he sustained when he was struck by a drunk driver on Dec. 3, 2015. At the time, Leotta was working on MCPD’s annual Holiday Alcohol Task Force and had been […]

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December 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

Economic Development Group Picks New Leader

Barely two weeks after the Montgomery County Council passed a new economic development platform, the nonprofit corporation in charge of attracting and retaining new businesses in the county has a new leader. Benjamin H. Wu, who is the current deputy secretary and chief operating officer of the Maryland Department of Commerce, will take over Montgomery […]

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December 17, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Dec. 16 – Dec. 18 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend. Find more choices in our calendar. Art: Waverly Gallery’s Holiday Art Exhibition is on display from Dec. 6 through Jan. 7. Gallery open Friday and Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Gallery B’s Cadence exhibition features works by Kristine DeNinno, Damon Arhos, and Clare Winslow. Gallery […]

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February 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

82-Year-Old Pedestrian Involved in December Collision Dies

Detectives from Montgomery County’s Collision Reconstruction Unit have completed their investigation of a, now fatal, collision that happened on December 18, 2015 on E. Randolph Road in Silver Spring. According to police, Patrick Yip Yang, age 82 of Silver Spring, succumbed to his injuries from the collision on Feb. 21. Police say that on Dec. […]

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