Great Falls

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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September 3, 2013 | Staff Writer

Crews Resume Search for Man Swept Away in Potomac

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service units and the department’s Swift Water Rescue Team were dispatched September 2nd shortly after 8 p.m. for the report of a man swept away while wading in the Potomac River near the Great Falls overlook with friends. Search teams from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, Fairfax County, the […]

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June 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

The Power of the Water (Video)

A lesson in Potomac River safety that you won’t soon forget. Susan Kenedy reports that a 14-mile stretch of the Potomac River Gorge from Washington, D.C. to Great Falls is considered dangerous and can be deadly. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 13, 2013 | Paige Minturn

Exploring Montgomery County

Last Friday, some friends and I went out and decided to explore some places in Montgomery County. We went to Glen Echo and Great Falls. Here are some pictures I took! I definitely recommend people to check this place out. Really cool!

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November 23, 2012 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Death

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the death of a woman who was found unresponsive in the Potomac River earlier this morning by Montgomery County Fire/Rescue. Detectives responded to Suburban Hospital where the victim had been pronounced deceased. Detectives identified the victim as 53-year-old Karjia Jiang. Jiang was visiting […]

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