Leisure World

October 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Oct. 26

Montgomery County residents can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused prescriptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, a day set aside as the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Residents are encouraged to bring in medications containing controlled substances but will accept any medications brought for disposal. All sites will take pills […]

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October 11, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 11 in Montgomery County

Rain and wind are in the forecast. Here are five things to know today, Oct. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Communication Strategies: The Alzheimer’s Association leads this free workshop to help families learn strategies to communicate with a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.  From 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Inter-Faith […]

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August 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Son Dies After Father Shot Near Leisure World

Update, 2:30 p.m., Aug. 8: Thomas “Greg” Willey, 67, died from his injuries at the hospital Tuesday night, a police statement said. The Montgomery County police Major Crimes Division continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident. Original post, Aug. 6: An 89-year-old man was killed by gunshot, apparently fired by his son, near Leisure […]

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January 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Release Surveillance Photographs in Dec. 29 Bank Robbery in Leisure World

Montgomery County Police detectives investigating a Dec. 29 bank robbery in Leisure World, and they released surveillance photos Thursday in hopes that someone can identify the perpetrators. The robbery occurred about 1:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo bank at 3852 International Drive, a police statement said. Wheaton District investigators discovered one of the culprits entered […]

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December 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pedestrian Stuck Crossing Georgia Avenue at International Drive

A 68-year-old was struck and hospitalized after she was hit crossing Georgia Avenue on Monday, a Montgomery County police statement said. Zinash Gedamu of the 15000 block of Georgia Avenue was crossing Georgia Avenue at International Drive an eastern direction (toward the entrance to Leisure World) when for reasons still under investigation, she was struck, […]

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October 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Regulatory Attorney Seeks House of Delegates Seat

A 28-year-old lawyer from Derwood is running for the Democratic nomination for a District 19 seat in the House of Delegates, thinking his White House policy expertise and his work ethic make him a good fit for Annapolis. “I’m running I have the both the policy chops and the work ethic to be an effective […]

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September 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Motorcyclist Killed in Norbeck Road Collision

Updated, 1:45 p.m.: The motorcyclist has been identified as Hector Ernesto Giron Lara, 34, of Laurel. Original post: Police are investigating a fatal collision between a motorcycle and an automobile on Norbeck Road in Rockville, according to a Montgomery County police statement. The collision occurred about 9:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, near the intersection with Nadine Drive. […]

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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Katz Says He Will Seek a Second Term on the County Council

Although he is not making a formal announcement yet, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz confirms he will seek a second term on the Montgomery County Council. Katz, the former Mayor of Gaithersburg, is serving his first term in the District 3 seat, representing about 200,000 people in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Washington Grove and Leisure World, as […]

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November 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Voters from Around the County Share Why This Election is Important to Them (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia caught up with voters in three different polling places in the county. In this Extra video, residents share their thoughts on Election 2016.

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Coffee with a Cop: Join Gaithersburg and Montgomery County police officers at Java Junction from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. for coffee with a cop. 2. A Cleaner River: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to join Prince George’s County Executive Rushern […]

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