Olney

May 20, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, May 20, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics: There are four COVID-19 vaccine clinics scheduled today throughout the county. Click here to view locations and make an appointment. ☀ Good morning! There are #COVID19 vaccine clinics scheduled today around Montgomery County for your convenience. 💻 […]

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May 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, May 19, in Montgomery County

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

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May 18, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, May 18, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 18, and it is National HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. Learn about the HIV vaccine development on the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ website. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  The Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. today. […]

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May 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, May 14, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Vaccine: Montgomery County clinics are now vaccinating Marylanders age 12 and older. Appointments may be made online here. 2. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at seven testing sites today, and 11 sites this […]

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May 13, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Ledo’s Offering Free Pizza to Marylanders Vaccinated in May, June

Maryland is now offering pizza to those who get a COVID-19 vaccine during the months of May and June. Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Thursday a partnership between the state and Ledo Pizza to incentivize the importance of getting vaccinated. From May 13 through June 30—or until at least 10,000 pizzas are distributed—Ledo Pizza chains […]

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May 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Residents Scramble for Fuel Amid Gas Shortage at Stations

In Olney on Wednesday afternoon, BP outside of Fletcher’s Service Center was the only gas station in the area that had fuel. Long lines of cars along Georgia Avenue and Spartan Road waited outside the gas station for the opportunity to fill their tanks after a cyber attack caused Colonial Pipeline to shut down, leading […]

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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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