Olney

December 4, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Holiday Artisan Markets Adapt to COVID-19

Looking for gift ideas? For this year’s holiday shopping season, several local Montgomery County arts markets have opened with new socially distant formats. Montgomery County native artists and artisans have crafted an assortment of one-of-a-kind gifts to be sold at local businesses, galleries and community engagement centers that are doing their best to survive during […]

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December 1, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Suspected Vandal Strikes Same Olney Home a Third Time, Police Say

Montgomery County Police say a home in Olney was vandalized for the third time in the last month by the same male suspect. Detectives from the 4th District Investigative Section say the male suspect, caught on surveillance video, approached the home and stole a flag hanging from the homeowners second-story balcony. He used a “long […]

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November 20, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Police Say Olney Home Was Vandalized Twice, Suspect Video Released

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is searching for a man who police said has twice spray-painted derogatory words on the garage door of an Olney residence. Investigators have released surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him. The suspect appears to be wearing dark clothing, glasses and […]

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November 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Pet Valu Going Out of Business; 43 Employees Affected in Montgomery County

Pet Valu announced on its website that it’s closing all of its U.S. stores permanently. According to Maryland Department of Labor, there are six Pet Valu locations in Montgomery County, and 43 employees will be laid off as a result: Clarksburg location at 22750 New Cut Road — six employees affected. Damascus location at 9809 Main […]

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November 10, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

$13,000 Worth of Apple Products Stolen from 3 T-Mobile Locations in County

Apple products, worth approximately $13,000, were stolen from three T-Mobile stores located in Montgomery County on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30 and detectives are asking for help. The thefts are believed to have been committed by the same three suspects. The following is a summary of the crimes: Suspects forcefully pulled products from security wiring […]

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November 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

10 Greater Olney Residents Share What Issues Influenced Their Votes

MyMCMedia visited two Sandy Spring voting centers on Election Day: Sherwood High School and Sandy Spring Volunteer Fire Department Station 2. There, we spoke to 10 Olney-area voters about what issues influenced their Election Day vote. Photos from Sandy Spring on Election Day Here’s some photos from Election Day in Sandy Spring: View this post […]

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November 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Election Day 2020 in Montgomery County

MyMCMedia has visited several election centers on Election Day 2020. Here’s a look at photos from different locations we went to. Voters at Jane. E Lawton Community Recreation Center in Chevy Chase View this post on Instagram Here’s a look at some serious voting energy on Election Day. Several voters came out to cast their […]

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October 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Sherwood Varsity Gym Officially Named After Legendary ‘Coach Crutch’

Sherwood High School has officially renamed its gymnasium after the late Warren Crutchfield. Crutchfield, who was 83 when he died in July 2019, was influential to many in the Sherwood community. For 33 years, he worked at Sherwood as a basketball coach and physical education teacher. His influence was so profound that in November 2020, […]

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September 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 30, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 30 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich and County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD) and on Facebook and County […]

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September 29, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Olney Theatre Furloughs 50% of Staff, Hopeful for Spring Restart

The Olney Theatre Center is one of the latest businesses to be affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The theater announced on Monday that they have furloughed 50% of its full-time staff. “It didn’t have to be this way,” said Jason Loewith, artistic director of the Olney Theatre Center. “For the first time since World War […]

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