old georgetown road

February 3, 2020 | Ryan Donovan and Josalyn Perez

Josiah Henson Park Will Reopen in Late Fall

Josiah Henson Park, a 1.43-acre historic property located at 11420 Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda, is anticipating opening in the late Fall of 2020.   Construction began on Feb. 2019 but the park has been closed since Nov. 5. The goal for the park is to become a world-class museum and education center as well as to create a […]

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January 17, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Tipsters Help Police Nab Final Suspect in Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

Montgomery County Police say tipsters gave them key information leading to the arrest of a third and final suspect in a jewelry store armed robbery. Police charged 36 year old Kevin Joseph Harrington, of Washington, D.C., for the December 13 armed robbery of The Jewelry Exchange store at 7747 Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda. Third […]

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January 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Charge Second Suspect Connected to Bethesda Jewelry Store Robbery

Montgomery County Police Department has charged a second suspect in connection to the armed robbery of a jewelry store in Bethesda on Dec. 13. Police identified the man charged as 49-year-old Anthony Starr of Southeast, Washington, D.C. Starr is one of three men allegedly involved in stealing about 100 pieces of jewelry, worth more than […]

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November 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Teenager in Critical Condition After Being Hit by a Car

A 13-year-old girl is in critical condition after being hit by a car on Friday evening while riding her bike in Bethesda. According to a Montgomery County Police press release, on Nov. 8, around 5:45 p.m. the teen was riding her bicycle in the crosswalk of northbound Old Georgetown Road at the entrance ramp on […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda Memorial Planned for Pedestrian, Bicyclist Killed in July

Bicycle Ride, ‘Ghost Bike Installation’ and Rally Planned for Saturday Morning Two groups have organized a walk and bike ride Saturday in Bethesda to advocate for safer streets on Old Georgetown Road and Tuckerman Lane in Bethesda. The event, “Walk/Ride for Safe Streets for Montgomery County in remembrance of Jennifer DiMauro and Jake Cassell” starts […]

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August 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Councilmember Hucker Calls for Safety Improvements on Old Georgetown Road

Montgomery County officials plan to meet with state legislators and the State Highway Administration to encourage them to address safety issues with Old Georgetown Road and other roads in the County. Earlier this month, Jacob Cassell died after being hit by a car on Old Georgetown Road. Cassell, a student at Churchill High School, was […]

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August 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Churchill Student Dies from Bike Accident in Bethesda

A bicyclist hit by a SUV Wednesday afternoon died from his injuries Thursday morning, authorities said According to the police, Jacob Cassell, 17, of Wyngate Drive in Bethesda, was riding south on the sidewalk of Old Georgetown Road near Beech Avenue when he fell off his bike and into the road. Cassel was struck by […]

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April 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Say North Bethesda Man Charged With Rape May Have More Victims

A North Bethesda man has been charged with multiple sex offenses for incidents that police say occurred in October 2017 and January 2019. Austin Blaine Vann of North Bethesda, 29, allegedly committed sexual offenses against two women that police are aware of. Vann met the first woman in July 2017 at a party, police say. […]

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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Gas Leak Repairs Underway on Nebel Street, Road Closures

UPDATED Repairs are now underway to a broken six-inch gas line in the 12800 block of Nebel Street, according to a Washington Gas company official. Washington Gas spokesperson Brian Edwards said the gas to the line was turned off at 2:30 p.m. on Monday. “The leak there was a result of a third party strike […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pinstripes Opens at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda

There is a new place to bowl, play bocce and dine in Montgomery County. Pinstripes is now open at the Pike & Rose development at the intersection of Old Georgetown Road and Rockville Pike in North Bethesda. The two-story, 37,000 square feet showplace features 14 bowling lanes, 10 indoor/outdoor bocce courts, a bistro and more. […]

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