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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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July 15, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Kings for a Day: MCSL Week 6 is a Family Affair

The other half of the Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) teams who traveled away last week had their last home meet Saturday, July 13.  I was on hand for the B Division meet between the Stonebridge Sharks and the Kentlands Kingfish.  I know the routine here having covered the Kentlands for the Town Courier newspaper […]

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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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