May 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MedStar Montgomery Nurses Get Puppy Love

National Nurses Week runs from May 6 through May 12 and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center kicked off the occasion with a special visit from several 7-week-old golden retriever puppies. The puppies were brought by the Warrior Canine Connection in Boyds. The organization raises puppies to assist veterans as trained service dogs. Many of the nurses […]

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May 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, May 7, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 7, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Vaccine: The Mass Vaccination Site at Montgomery College’s Germantown Campus is offering walk-up appointments today from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Click here to make an appointment instead and avoid long wait times. 2. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 […]

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May 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Nurses Day at MedStar Montgomery in Olney

In honor of National Nurses Day, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney honored its nurses by bringing in some therapy puppies from Warrior Canine Connection in Boyds. Councilmember Evan Glass also stopped by to express his appreciation to the nurses. Here’s a look at the nurses taking a much needed break to enjoy some love […]

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May 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Sardi’s Restaurants Close Wednesday to Honor Late Founder 

All Sardi’s Chicken locations closed Wednesday in honor of CEO and co-founder Philip Sardelis, who died from complications developed from having COVID-19. Sardelis, 48, lived in Derwood. He founded the Peruvian chicken chain with his cousin, also named Philip Sardelis. Family was the single most important thing in his cousin’s life, Sardelis told MyMCM. He […]

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April 30, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 30, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Bus Stop 24213 Temporary Closure:  The Ride On bus stop on Montgomery Village Avenue at Centerway Road closes for at least five months for construction. Reminder: Ride On bus stop 24213 on Montgomery Village Ave will be deactivated for […]

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April 28, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Co-Fundador de Sardi’s Pierde la Batalla Contra el COVID-19

Philip Sardelis, quien junto con su primo hermano también llamado Philip Sardelis, co-fundó y fue propietario de Sardi’s Chicken, murió a sus 48 años por complicaciones que desarrolló al contagiarse de COVID-19. El residente de Derwood deja a su esposa, Lisette, y cuatro hijos, Marcel, 28, Michael, 19, Georgie, 12 y Nefeli, 10. Aunque ellos […]

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April 27, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Co-Founder of Sardi’s Chicken Loses Battle with COVID-19

Philip Sardelis, who together with his first cousin also named Philip Sardelis and who co-founded and owned Sardi’s Chicken, died from complications he developed from having COVID-19. He was 48 years old. The Derwood resident leaves behind his wife, Lisette, and four children, Marcel, 28, Michael, 19, Georgie, 12, and Nefeli, 10. Although they are […]

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March 8, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County Highlights Local Parks for Women’s History Month

Montgomery Parks is highlighting five parks across the county to honor Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on March 8. Each of the parks are named after local female leaders, scientists, farmers and educators. The five parks include Caroline Freeland Urban Park in Bethesda, Edith Throckmorton Neighborhood Park in Kensington, Lois Y. Green Conservation […]

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February 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Una vez más, Maryland se Clasifica como el Segundo Estado más Educado

En un nuevo estudio publicado recientemente por WalletHub, Maryland se ubica como el segundo estado más educado del país, solo detrás de Massachusetts. Este es el segundo año consecutivo en que WalletHub clasificó a Maryland como el número dos. Según la Oficina de Estadísticas Laborales de EE. UU., cuanto más alto es el nivel de […]

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February 16, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Once Again, Maryland Ranks as Second Most Educated State

In a new study recently released by WalletHub, Maryland ranks as the second most educated state in the country, just behind Massachusetts. This is the second year in a row that WalletHub ranked Maryland number two. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the higher the level of education one completes, the higher their income […]

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