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September 16, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Gemmell Family Playground Officially Opens in Gaithersburg

The Gemmell Family Playground officially opened to the public on Sunday. This new tot lot play area at Griffith Park, adjacent to Gaithersburg City Hall, was created in memory of Marie, Cole and Devin Gemmell, who tragically died when a private plane crashed into their home in 2014. Marie’s widower Ken and daughter Arabelle helped […]

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November 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Dozens Attend Community Meeting About Operations at Montgomery County Airpark (VIDEO)

Dozens of Montgomery County residents and two County Councilmembers attended a community meeting about operations at the Montgomery County Airpark this month. The meeting was held on Nov. 4th at the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission Training Room. County Cable Montgomery’s (CCM) Susan Kenedy reports. The NTSB’s final report on the Dec. 8, […]

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January 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 8, in Montgomery County

Montgomery County public schools are starting on time today. Here are five more things to know today, Jan. 8, in Montgomery County. 1. You are going to want to bundle up in layers today, and don’t forget your hat and gloves. It’s dangerously cold outside and the National Weather Service has issued a wind chill […]

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January 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Leaders to Recognize Woman Who Set Up Fund for Gemmell Family

The woman who set up a GoFundMe account for the Gemmell family following a fatal Dec. 8 plane crash in Gaithersburg is scheduled to be recognized for her efforts at the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council meeting on Jan. 5. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman said it was his idea to recognize Jenifer Miller, who is […]

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December 23, 2014 | Krista Brick

Dogfish Head Alehouse Donates $2K to Gemmells

A fundraiser at a local restaurant raised about $2,000 for the Gemmell family. Dogfish Head Alehouse of Gaithersburg hosted a fundraiser Dec. 22 donating 20 percent of the proceeds to the Gemmell family. Marie Gemmell and her two young sons died on Dec. 8 when a jet crashed into their Gaithersburg home. Jenifer Miller, a […]

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December 22, 2014 | Krista Brick

Savi Technology Launches College Fund for Gemmell Daughter

Savi Technology established the Arabelle Gemmell Fund, a campaign designed to create a college fund for Arabelle Gemmell, daughter of Savi employee Ken Gemmell. Arabelle’s mother and two young brothers, Devin and Cole, were killed when a small plane hit their home near Gaithersburg on Dec. 8, 2014. Ken Gemmell was at work at the […]

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December 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

Gaithersburg Staff and Leaders Offer Condolences to Gemmell Family

The City of Gaithersburg released a statement  offering condolences to Ken Gemmell who lost his wife and two sons when their home was hit by the plane on Dec. 8. Ken Gemmell served on the city’s Environmental Affairs Committee and as a soccer coach through the city’s recreational program, according to a city press release. The statement […]

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December 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

Community Rallying to Help Local Victims of Gaithersburg Plane Crash

UPDATED – People throughout Montgomery County and even out of state are stepping up to help a father and his daughter through the pain of losing the rest of their family in a freak accident that had a jet crashing into their Gaithersburg home. A waitress at Dogfish Head Aleshouse who admits she barely knows the Gemmell […]

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