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May 26, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Retiring MCPS Superintendent Smith to Students: ‘You Are The Hope For The Future’

As Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith nears his retirement, he reflected on his time in public education and with MCPS. In a video message to the MCPS community, he thanked students, staff, families and community members. “Please know that you will always have a special place in my heart and that […]

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April 28, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hyattsville Man Charged in Violent 2003 Home Invasion Robbery of Silver Spring Family 

A Hyattsville man was arrested for a 2003 home invasion robbery in Silver Spring in which suspects threatened and bound a family with duct tape, including two children, the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said Tuesday. Stacy Howard Moore, age 48, was arrested on warrant on April 22 in Hyattsville and is being held without […]

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January 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Neighbor Rescues Grandparents, Grandchildren from Fire in Rockville

A man rescued his neighbors from a heavy fire around 11:20 p.m. Saturday in Rockville, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials said. A couple saw flames coming from their neighbors’ home on Sterling Terrace, said spokesperson Pete Piringer. George Totoreanu ran to help while his fiancée called 911. Inside the home were two grandparents and […]

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June 18, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery County Recreation Hosting Online Scavenger Hunt

Montgomery County Recreation announced a 10-week long scavenger hunt, which started Friday, June 12 and will continue until Monday, August 17. At the start of each week, Montgomery County Recreation will post a new challenge on their Facebook page. This week’s challenge includes activities such as, cooking a healthy meal, using your body to spell […]

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May 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Kensington Family Makes Neighbors Smile with Daily ‘Bad Dad Jokes’

Neighbors get a laugh walking past the Schruben home in Kensington.  Tom Schruben began posting daily “bad dad jokes” outside his home to lift his spirits during the COVID-19 Stay at Home order, with the help of his wife, Ann, and 11-year-old daughter, Darcy. Now, cars slow down to get a look and people email […]

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May 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Imagination Stage Offers Online Activities for the Whole Family

Imagination Stage, a theater and performing arts center in Bethesda, has moved online due to COVID-19. The theater is offering storytimes, arts and crafts, theatre exercises and more through Facebook and on its website. Parents who are interested in sharing arts activities with their families should visit imaginationstage.org/blog. All activities will be linked there, as […]

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April 10, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Kensington Man Trapped, Rescued After Large Tree Falls Through House

A Montgomery County resident was trapped Thursday afternoon after a large tree fell through his house. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to the incident on the 10200 block of Parkwood Drive in Kensington. A family of six – two adults and four kids – were in the home at the time, tweeted Montgomery County […]

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January 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Topgolf Soft Opens in Germantown

The golfing and entertainment venue Topgolf had a “soft-opening” Monday in Germantown. Located at 20101 Century Blvd., Topgolf offers a twist on golf that’s meant for all ages. Golf balls are microchipped, and players hit them at targets that are spread on a field. Hitting the ball at farther targets and closer to bullseyes earns […]

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November 22, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Eight Adoptions Confirmed in Celebration of National Adoption Month

Judges confirmed the adoptions of eight children today in a ceremony at the Montgomery County Circuit Court in Rockville. The event was a celebration of National Adoption Month.  Children and their families took their turns behind the judges’ desk, where the judge confirmed their petitions for adoption and name changes.  Associate Judge Cynthia Callahan said […]

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August 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

King’s Craft Beer, Wine, and Deli Opens in Rockville

King’s Craft Beer, Wine, and Deli opened in Kings Farm Village Center in Rockville on Aug. 2. The family-owned business includes a beer, wine, and deli store with 24 taps serving wine and beer. The deli serves Boar’s Head cheeses and meats. View this post on Instagram 1st day vibes! A post shared by King's […]

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