Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker

January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen Heads to Blair High School

World Central Kitchen is heading to Blair High School on Friday, Feb. 8 to help government workers and contractors who were hurt by the federal government shutdown. The announcement was made before President Donald Trump announced that the government would be re-opened, at least until Feb 15. After the president’s announcement, Montgomery County Fire and […]

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January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland and Montgomery County Politicians Tweet Their Shutdown Frustrations

Maryland and Montgomery County politicians have taken to Twitter over the past couple of weeks to air their frustrations with the federal government shutdown. Here’s a look at what they’ve been saying. Gov. Larry Hogan I am disgusted by the lack of concern for hardworking employees who will go unpaid this week. No one in […]

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March 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hucker Picks Up Endorsement From Workers Union

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker has been endorsed by 32BJ SEIU during his reelection campaign in District 5. 32BJ SEIU is one of the largest workers union in the country with more than 160,000 members across the country, including 18,000 in the D.C. metro area. Jaime Contreras, who serves as the union’s vice president, said […]

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March 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Penguin Rush Hour Mural Returns to Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined other county leaders for the unveiling of the Penguin Rush Hour Mural in downtown Silver Spring. For many commuters in Downtown Silver Spring, the 100-foot mural painted on 25 plywood panels by Artist Sally Callmer, was a part of everyday travel. It was taken down in 2006 and stored […]

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December 6, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

County Officials to Celebrate Opening of New Facility for the Homeless in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Legget will be joined by County Councilmembers Nancy Floreen, Tom Hucker and George Levanthal for the opening of Progress Place in Silver Spring on Saturday Dec. 10, according to a press release. Progress Place is a Montgomery County owned facility that has two primary programs: Shepherd’s Table and Community Vision. Shepherd’s […]

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November 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Urban Farming in the County

A Silver Spring resident is proving why urban farms are growing in popularity. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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January 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Calls to Montgomery County’s 3-1-1 Remain High

Several days after a historic blizzard Montgomery County’s  3-1-1 government information and service request call center is still receiving thousands of calls. Montgomery County spokesperson Judy Stiles says that calls have decreased from the initial surge earlier,  but volume is still higher than average. The calls have dropped from 26,000 on Tuesday, Jan. 26, to […]

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January 26, 2016 | Willie James Inman

County’s 311 Call Center Overwhelmed After Blizzard

Montgomery County’s 311 has experienced higher than normal call volume after last weekend’s historic blizzard. MC311 is Montgomery County’s hotline for government information and service requests. County Spokesperson Patrick Lacefield said 311 has been overwhelmed with calls about snow removal. “Usually in a 12-hour period we get about 2,000 calls. Yesterday in a 24-hour period […]

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November 25, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED The Office of Councilmember Tom Hucker Joins Thanksgiving Community Dinner in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

UPDATED 11-27-15  Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker went out of town to celebrate Thanksgiving Day, and was unable to attend this year’s  2nd Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner in Silver Spring.  The Office of Tom Hucker attended the event. Councilmember Hucker did share the following Thanksgiving message with community members on County Cable Montgomery: 11-25-15 Montgomery County Councilmember […]

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September 16, 2015 | Aline Barros

Plans In The Works to Revitalize Burtonsville Shopping Center

New developers are hoping to turn around the Burtonsville Crossing shopping center and the adjacent park-and-ride lot. EDENS, a retail development company with offices in Bethesda, along with Montgomery County announced plans for redeveloping the shopping center that has been empty since 2010. “We are excited that EDENS has crossed the first milestone for this redevelopment. This […]

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