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August 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Nonpublic Schools Deciding on Opening Options

As the start of the new school year approaches, some nonpublic schools are opting to begin virtually with the goal of opening up their classrooms as soon as possible. Other private and parochial schools in the county are opening their doors on the first day while still others are choosing a hybrid approach, allowing parents […]

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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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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Identify Young Child Dropped Off at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring

UPDATED Montgomery County Police Captain Paul Starks reports the child has been identified within the last hour, and a parent’s identity has been confirmed. In a news release, Montgomery County police said the investigation is ongoing. The post on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website has been removed. Special Victims Detectives Investigate […]

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April 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide of 18-Year-Old at Centerway Park in Montgomery Village

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a homicide that occurred last night at Centerway Park in Montgomery Village. Police have identified the victim as 18-year-old Oscar Vidal Benitez of Gaithersburg. On April 24, at approximately 10:05 p.m., police said the Emergency Communications Center was notified by medical personnel at Holy Cross Germantown that an […]

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February 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Hospitals Report Busy Emergency Rooms in Days Following Blizzard

Hospitals saw an increase in patients seeking health care in the days following the Blizzard of 2016. “Adventist Healthcare emergency departments were very busy with hundreds of patient visits for several days after the snowstorm,” said Shanna Muschik, Adventist Healthcare’s marketing manager. According to Muschik, Shady Grove Medical Center saw close to 200 patients on […]

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November 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision on Route 355 in Germantown

UPDATED Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on Friday evening in the 19600 block of Route 355, just north of Scenery Drive, in Germantown. Police have identified the pedestrian as 47-year-old Damien Anthony Denning. According to police, Denning was struck in the traffic lanes by a Chevrolet Malibu that traveling […]

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May 11, 2015 | Krista Brick

Lady Falcons Take WCAC Championship (PHOTOS)

The Our Lady of Good Counsel Lady Falcons topped Holy Cross to take the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference lacrosse championship Monday night. The game was played at the University of Maryland Ludwig Field. Congratulations to @OLGCHS Girls Lax on the WCAC championship win! A great end to a great season! — Tom Campbell (@GC_Principal) May […]

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May 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 11, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Homicide Investigation: A Rockville couple was found deceased in their home on Sunday afternoon and Montgomery County police are investigating the deaths as homicides. 2. President’s Briefing: Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal meets […]

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January 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Flu Epidemic Puts Montgomery County Emergency Rooms on Alert

UPDATED Jan. 9  The flu epidemic sweeping about half of the nation is also having a big impact on emergency rooms at area hospitals in Montgomery County and in local classrooms. For a couple of weeks, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer has reported on his Twitter account that hospitals were busy treating […]

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January 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

New Year’s Day Babies Arrive Shortly After Midnight in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A Germantown family rang in the new year at Shady Grove Medical Center with a special delivery. That’s where the hospital’s Birth Center welcomed its first baby of 2015, a boy weighing ten pounds, arrived at 12:30 a.m. on January 1. Hospital officials said both mom and baby are resting and doing well. “We […]

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