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March 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Several Grocery Stores Offering Senior-Only Shopping Hours

Several grocery stores are offering senior-only shopping hours to accommodate vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic. Below is a list of stores in Montgomery County that are offering such opportunities:  Dawson’s Market  Dawson’s Market offers senior-only shopping on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7-8 a.m. Giant Food Giant Food’s senior hour includes others who have […]

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March 5, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Safeway Workers Reach Tentative Agreement to Avoid Strike

At 2 a.m. Thursday morning, Safeway union members reached a tentative agreement with the company for a new contract, according to Jonathan Williams, communications director for UFCW Local 400, the union representing Safeway employees.  The union will go over Safeway’s offer at a 1 p.m. meeting Thursday at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center […]

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March 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Safeway Workers Across D.C. Region Prepare for Possible Strike Vote Tomorrow

Safeway workers are preparing to vote on a possible strike Thursday.  Workers are at a standstill with Safeway in reaching a new union contract. The main issue is whether or not Safeway will agree to fully fund workers’ pensions. UFCW Local 400, the union representing Safeway employees, said in a statement that they are not […]

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February 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Safeway Workers Set Strike Vote, Would Affect All DMV Locations

Giant and Safeway grocery store employees rallied outside of a Safeway in Washington, D.C. to demand a fair union contract from the two companies or risk employees striking. UFCW Local 400, a union representing employees from the grocery stores, organized the press conference and rally today outside of the Safeway at 1100 4th St. SW.  […]

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August 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Onelife Fitness to Open in Olney 2020

Onelife Fitness Sports Club is opening in Olney in either February or March 2020, according to a US Fitness Holdings press release. It will be Onelife Fitness’s second sports club open in Montgomery County, and the 36th sports club open in the nation. Olney’s Onelife Fitness will be located at 17821 Georgia Avenue, in the […]

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April 10, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Giant Steps to Upgraded Digs in Olney

A brand new Giant is set to open in Olney on April 12. Giant will be taking over the building that previously housed a Shoppers Food Warehouse for over 20 years. Giant says this location will be the grocer’s first store to be entirely comprised of a brand new layout and decor designed for clear […]

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March 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

All Shoppers Food Warehouses to Close

It’s the end of an era. The Washington Business Journal is reporting that all Shoppers Food Warehouses will close, but it’s unclear when exactly this will happen “Some of the Shoppers stores have already been taken over by Giant, and some others are expected to sell to other grocery outlets, though there’s little information available […]

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June 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Man for Wheaton Bank Robberies

A 22-year-old Wheaton man has been charged for two robberies of a PNC Bank inside a Giant Food grocery store, a Montgomery County police statement said. Michael J. Suah of the 11100 block of Georgia Avenue faces two theft charges, police said. After his arrest, he was taken to the county’s Central Processing Unit where […]

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May 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Release Photo from Wheaton Bank Robbery

Montgomery County police detectives released a surveillance photograph of a man wanted in connection with the April 13 robbery of a PNC Bank inside a Giant Food grocery store in Wheaton. About 7 p.m. Friday, April 13, Wheaton police district officers responded to the bank inside the grocery store at 2900 University Boulevard West, police […]

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December 1, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Affordable Grocery Store Chain Opens in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

Residents from Aspen Hill and Silver Spring will now have an affordable grocery store option thanks to Montgomery Councilmember Nancy Navarro. Tuesday Dec. 1 marked the grand opening of a new Aldi Supermarket located in Plaza del Mercado, according to a press release. Many residents were left without an affordable grocery store option when Giant […]

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