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September 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Authorizes Schools to Begin Fall Sports Season, MCPS Stays Virtual

All Maryland school systems can begin an in-person formal fall sports season on Oct. 7, State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon announced at a press conference Thursday. Practices can begin Oct. 7 and competition season begins Oct. 27.  The golf competition season is the exception and it begins Oct. 7, also. School systems that choose not […]

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September 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Athletic Association Details Second Semester Plan for High School Sports

The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) released its “Roadmap for Return to Interscholastic Athletics and Extracurricular Activities” on Friday detailing a two-semester plan for high school sports.  The MPSSAA decided that during the second semester, which begins Feb. 1, 2021 and ends June 19, competitions will be allowed and seasons will operate on […]

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August 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: Every Maryland County ‘Fully Authorized’ for In-Person Schooling

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that as a result of improving health metrics, every county in Maryland is now “fully authorized” to begin safely reopening schools for in-person learning. “Now nearly everyone agrees that there is no substitute for in-person instruction,” he said at a press conference Thursday. Hogan said he hears from parents every day […]

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June 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

School Board and Officials Discuss Two Options for Fall: Hybrid and Fully Remote Learning

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) school board and other officials discussed two options for back-to-school at a meeting Monday evening.  The first is a hybrid option based on school capacity. Students would rotate into school for face-to-face learning while other students learned remotely, and switch.  The second option is a fully remote learning plan, […]

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October 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

Child Survives Nine Story Fall in White Oak

A girl, possibly about 3 years old, fell out of a ninth-floor window Wednesday, and suffered only minor injuries, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer said. The child likely landed on bushes or mulch, Piringer said. An ambulance from the Hillandale Volunteer Fire Department took the girl to a hospital, he said. […]

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September 30, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

AMP by Strathmore Announces Fall Concert Series

AMP by Strathmore announced their fall opening lineup of concerts starting Wednesday, October 2, 2019.  Amp will be hosting plenty of lively, swinging concerts along with cabaret, live music, comedy, and a four-part lecture series. Featuring talented artists like the former lead singers of The Temptations, The Platters, The Drifters, Venezuelan singer Nella, Afro Cuban […]

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April 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

New Ice Cream Shop Coming to Bethesda Row this Fall

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Coming to Bethesda Bethesda Row is getting a new ice cream scoop shop. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, which started in Columbus, Ohio in 2002, will open its first location in Maryland in the fall. It made its debut in Washington D.C. two years ago. People may already be familiar with Jeni’s […]

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September 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 25 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 25, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Turning 5: Dawson’s Market in downtown Rockville is turning 5 years old with a week of events. 2. Meeting the Press: Council President Roger Berliner meets the press at 11 a.m. 3 In Session: The Montgomery County Board of Education […]

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September 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 22 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 22, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. First Day of Fall: The season starts at 4:02 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Fall begins tomorrow! In the Northern Hemisphere, the fall equinox marks the first day of fall (autumn) in what we call astronomical seasons pic.twitter.com/cB3u1L8tgV — […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Metro Worker Falls 35 Feet Down Shaft in Bethesda

A Metro worker is hospitalized this morning after he fell down a utility shaft 35 feet below grade in Bethesda, according to a Montgomery County fire spokesperson. It happened overnight at the Elm Street Metro shaft near 7272 Wisconsin Avenue. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said firefighters used a rope rescue to extricate the […]

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