feb. 12

February 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 12 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Feb. 12 and it’s the late President Abraham Lincon’s birthday. Make sure you wear a large hat to celebrate. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation with Oldest Living Tuskegee Airman: In honor of Black History Month, Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, the oldest living Tuskegee Airman, is sharing […]

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January 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Rinde Homenaje a Héroes Afro-Americanos

La Comisión de Asuntos de Veteranos del Condado de Montgomery honrará a nueve miembros del servicio militar y veteranos del Condado durante el Mes de la Historia Afro-Americana. Los homenajes se exhibirán en el Gran Salón Buffalo Soldiers en el Edificio Cívico Silver Spring. En el homenaje se incluirán fotos, logros e información sobre los […]

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January 30, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Tribute to Nine County Heroes in Honor of Black History Month

The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs will be honoring nine County military service members and veterans during Black History Month. The tributes will be displayed in Buffalo Soldiers Great Hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The tributes will include photos, accomplishments, and information on the service members and veterans. The County service members […]

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February 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Issues Hypothermia Alert to Start Monday Night

Montgomery County has issued a hypothermia alert for Monday starting at 9 p.m. continuing through Tuesday at 9 a.m. The County advises residents to be prepared for wind chill values below 20 degrees. During these conditions, hypothermia and frostbite are likely to occur. The signs of hypothermia include shivering, exhaustion, confusion, fumbling hands, memory loss, […]

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February 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Equity One to Contract Ground Radar Studies for Cemetery Site

The company that is pushing a redevelopment plan for the Westbard neighborhood of Bethesda said it plans to pursue a contract for Earth-penetrating radar studies of an area believed to be the site of a former African-American cemetery. Because of the lack of action on the studies, the Macedonia Baptist Church plans a protest Sunday. […]

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February 10, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Feb. 10 – Feb. 12 (VIDEOS)

Check out our Guide on How You Can Celebrate Black History Month in the County to find great events and activities. If you are looking for a Valentine’s Day suggestion, the New Orchestra of Washington presents Seasons of Love on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Amp by Strathmore. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment […]

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February 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. In Silver Spring, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner will hold a news conference at 3:30 p.m. to discuss the next steps for immigration in Montgomery County. 2. In Gaithersburg, city leaders are swearing-in Yvette Monroe as the newest Council […]

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February 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

State’s Attorney John McCarthy Announces Indictment of Luis Reluzco (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, State’s Attorney John McCarthy formally announces the indictment of Luis Reluzco, who is charged with manslaughter by motor vehicle and failure to avoid an emergency vehicle in the Dec. 3rd collision that resulted in the death of Montgomery County police officer Noah Leotta. Judge Robert Greenberg ordered Reluzco held on […]

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February 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Defense Attorney John Roth: “It is What it Is” (VIDEO)

In a Rockville courtroom on Friday afternoon, Judge Robert Greenberg set a bond of $250,000 for Luis Reluzco, the Olney man who is charged with manslaughter by motor vehicle and failure to avoid an emergency vehicle for the Dec. 3rd collision that resulted in the death of Montgomery County police officer Noah Leotta. Prosecutors asked […]

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February 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 12, in Montgomery County

Five things to know today, Feb. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Bitter cold and a chance of snow: the National Weather Service indicates that there is a potential for travel difficulties during tonight’s evening rush hour. 2. Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger and State’s Attorney John McCarthy are expected to meet with reporters today to […]

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