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June 13, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Create a House Sign at Wheaton North Summer Family Day

Residents can create their own house signs at a free event this Saturday. Summer Family Day will host various county departments and community organizations for a fun, family-friendly day. Activities include games, art, and a neighborhood beautification project called “Paint Your House Number.” Attendees will be provided with a 5.5 inch by 18 inch cedar […]

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 12., Christmas is in 13 days, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wondering what to do about PSAT scores?: Aaron Golumbfskie, the education director at PrepMatters is answering PSAT questions to help parents and students understand what kind of testing they need to focus on when it comes to […]

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January 16, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Luke’s Squad: What I Have Learned from a Childhood Hero

Allow me a moment of your time to deter from my normal blog material to shed light and bring awareness to DIPG. What’s DIPG? I’ll get to that. But first a short background on why I feel it is important to shed some light on why DIPG and how this particular story is touching my heart. […]

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October 4, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message from the Universe: The Magic of Life’s Experiences

“You’re not in time and space to graduate into higher realms of existence; you’re here because long, long ago, you already did. And back then you could think of no celebration greater than being with good friends, falling in love, going on cool adventures, facing great challenges, while possessing total amnesia… lest it all seem […]

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July 28, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: The Importance of Friends and Family

“In the end, all you have are memories, and usually the ones you have with friends are the ones you treasure most. I got you my friend – The Universe”©Mike Dooley, http://tut.com We are all living this constant pursuit of becoming rich and famous. We also tend to forget, through this journey, what is really important […]

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April 5, 2017 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®

8 Financial Tips To Help Manage The Death Of A Loved One

Recently, I lost a friend to a sudden heart attack. The surviving family was face-to-face with an unplanned, difficult reality. We all know that any day can be our last, but few people make a plan for handling the financial decisions the surviving spouse or family will need to make. Avoiding the discussion around death […]

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March 24, 2017 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®

Not So Fast: The Risks Of Co-Signing A Credit Card

“Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan oft loses both itself and friend,” famously counsels Polonius in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Today he might have said, “Neither a borrower nor co-signer be.” Co-signing on loans for friends or family members is entered into with good intentions, but many people are unaware of the risks associated […]

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March 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

House Fire Displaces Family in Potomac (PHOTOS)

A house fire in Potomac displaced a family last night on Blue Meadow Road, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer said when firefighters arrived there were flames showing. According to Piringer, the fire started in the chimney and spread to the attic. He said about 60 firefighters […]

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February 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Dozens of Firefighters Battle House Fire in Clarksburg Overnight (PHOTOS)

UPDATED 2.19.17 11:55 a.m. About 75 Montgomery County firefighters battled a house fire in Clarksburg overnight, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire was reported in the 23100 block of Persimmon Ridge Road at 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 19.  A Montgomery County police officer, he said, […]

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February 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Talk of the Town: It may be two more years until a rusty bridge over Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg is repainted, and there have been questions about who’s responsible and what’s taking so long. 2. Street Beat: If you are commuting […]

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