Great Falls

May 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Men Hospitalized After Car Flips Into C&O Canal

Update, 3:47 p.m.: Medics took the two for treatment for fears of hypothermia, said Sgt. Eduardo Delgado, of the U.S. Park Police. Delgado said the driver of the car had minor injuries. The passenger was in critical and now stable condition, he said. No charges have been filed yet, and if they are, the men […]

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

10 Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

Don’t miss these ten activities under $10 if you’re spending the summer in beautiful Montgomery County! 1. Capital Bike Share Breeze around the county’s new bike lanes or rustic roads on a Capital Bike Share bicycle this summer. $2.00 for a 30-minute trip, $8 for a whole day.   2. Dentzel Carousel Ride on Glen Echo’s historic 1921 carousel this summer. The […]

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April 21, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, April 22 – 24 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, April 22 – Earth Day Grab your phone, take a photo and send it in for our annual Day in the Life of Montgomery County event. Come back often to see the resulting crowd-sourced photo collage. New this year, $1 will be donated to Manna Food […]

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February 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County, which is in effect from Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. through 1 a.m. on Thursday. A low pressure system is predicted to move west of the region Wednesday night resulting in heavy rain. Flooding of smaller streams and creeks may occur. Rainfall totals […]

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flood Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Montgomery County, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening. A low pressure system is predicted to move across the region on Tuesday that will result in rain. Rainfall totals are expected to to range from three quarters of an inch to 1.25 […]

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November 5, 2015 | Phil Fabrizio

Peaking Through the Fog (PHOTOS)

It was Halloween morning and I planned on joining my running buddies for a walk/run along the C&O Canal at Old Anglers Inn. The night before the weather conditions changed and it became apparent that this Saturday morning run would start out cool and probably foggy. I grabbed my camera and tripod instead of my […]

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September 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

Plan Ahead for Safety When Hiking at Great Falls (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Pete Piringer, Montgomery County Fire Rescue spokesperson, urges people to plan ahead before hiking at the Great Falls Park. “Last couple of weeks we’ve had a few incidents. We know that park is very popular. There’s a lot of people there … but we know that people know before you go […]

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February 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Frozen Scenes from Great Falls on Feb. 20 (PHOTOS)

It’s a record cold day in Montgomery County and here are some scenes from Great Falls on Feb. 20 to illustrate how frozen much of our landscape is this week. PHOTOS | MICHAEL WALSH

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September 21, 2014 | Mike Walsh

Park After Dark (PHOTOS)

The historic Great Falls Tavern at the C & O Canal National Historical Park was the site of a fundraiser on Sept. 20 that included food, drink and live music by Trouble Brewin’.

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October 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Homicide Arrest

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division have charged a 24-year-old man in connection with a homicide that occurred earlier on Oct. 13 in Silver Spring. According to police, on Oct. 13 at approximately 3:25 a.m., patrol officers from the 3rd District responded to an apartment at 1220 East West Highway, after one […]

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