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April 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, April 27. 1. Dance and Laughter for Total Wellness: Montgomery County Public Libraries offer numerous virtual programs for all ages. Find a list of the programs here. This zoom event at 11 a.m. is led by Kumud Mathur is intended for adults and seniors. […]

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April 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPD Stages Appreciation Drive-By at Holy Cross Hospital

As a light rain fell Friday morning, about 30 Montgomery County police cars with their lights flashing drove into the parking lot of Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring to show their gratitude for the healthcare workers who are on the frontline in helping those sickened by COVID-19. The cruisers drove right up to the […]

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April 21, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Blair High School Student is 3D Printing NIH-Approved Face Shields

County Cable Montgomery’s Susan Kenedy caught up with Montgomery Blair High School student Arjun Oberoi, who is making face shields in the basement of his home using his 3D printers. Oberoi, who is 15-years-old, is distributing the face shields locally and makes about 20 to 30 face shields per day.  The design is approved by […]

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April 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Holy Cross Accepting Handmade Face Masks, Other Donations

Holy Cross Health is accepting monetary and equipment donations, including homemade face masks. Both hospital locations in Germantown and Silver Spring are accepting 100 percent cotton masks that meet certain requirements like layering and size. Holy Cross Health is accepting monetary donations to its COVID-19 Response Fund. Donations will go toward getting medical and personal […]

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April 9, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Residents Donate Homemade Face Masks

About 40 Silver Spring residents have joined as a “virtual” team to make face masks. As of Wednesday, they had donated almost 250 masks, with the majority delivered to Holy Cross Hospital and the rest to Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) Hospice Care in Rockville. The cloth masks are being worn by nurses and doctors […]

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March 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Hospitals Gearing up for COVID-19 Virus Spread

Local hospitals are gearing up and taking new measures as the number of COVID-19 cases grow. Tents are being installed to triage coronavirus patients so that other patients and staff can be protected. Local officials have made it clear that there is no need for people to be alarmed by the tents being installed outside […]

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March 17, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Installation of Hospital Tents Now a Part of Coronavirus Preparedness

As the days go by, the number of COVID-19 cases continue to grow, and health officials are working to prevent the virus from spreading further. In Montgomery County, local hospitals are taking big steps towards being prepared. That’s why Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring installed a tent on its parking lot. Officials say other […]

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March 4, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Blair Students Hospitalized After Vaping

After vaping THC oil, two Montgomery Blair High School students were hospitalized Monday morning, according to Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials. During the first class, a student became unresponsive from using a vaping device before school, said Principal Renay Johnson in a letter. Another student went to the health room shortly after because he […]

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February 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Northwest Students Create Pedestrian Safety PSA

Northwest High School students teamed up with Montgomery County Police, Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services, and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital to produce a public service announcement about pedestrian safety. The video, which was directed by students Rishabh Karanth and Logan Loewenstien, features a student walking to school. As she’s walking through Germantown, she receives a […]

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April 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Firefighter

Funeral arrangements have been completed for Charles “Rick” Gentilcore, a firefighter who died Friday. A viewing will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, at the Hines Rinaldi Funeral Home, 11800 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. A full fire department memorial service will be […]

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