February 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

100-Year-Old Resident Receives COVID-19 Vaccine in Silver Spring

Harvey Zeigler, a 100-year-old Montgomery County resident, received his COVID-19 vaccine at the East County Community Recreation Center in Silver Spring on Sunday. The county health department is operating COVID-19 vaccination clinics that aim to provide better access to residents in underserved areas, according to the county. Vaccine appointments are being offered to seniors in […]

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October 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

New Affordable Senior Housing Community Opens in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich led a ribbon cutting at the Willow Manor at Fairland, a new affordable housing community in Silver Spring. The community is for residents ages 62 and older and offers 60 affordable units and 61 units at market rate. MyMCMedia attended the ribbon cutting ceremony.

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October 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Releases Draft COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Maryland released the initial draft of its COVID-19 vaccination plan. There are currently no coronavirus vaccines approved by the FDA. Referencing CDC information, the draft plan sent to CDC Director Robert Redfield on Oct. 16 said limited vaccine doses could be available by early November, but that is expected to increase considerably in 2021. Patients […]

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July 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Silver Spring Resident Turns 107 Years Old

Happy Birthday Dorothy Dworkin, a resident of Silver Spring turned 107 years old Tuesday. Her son, Bob Dworkin,  attributes her long life and health to “worrying about her children.” Dworkin was born on July 24, 1911, and traveled to the Washington D.C. area at the young age of three. According to the U.S. Census Bureau,  […]

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September 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Wheaton Woman (PHOTO)

UPDATED 9.23.16 Police have safely located Ruby Jean Willford. Update: Ruby Jean Willford has been located safe & unharmed. TY for sharing! — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) September 23, 2016 Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing Wheaton woman. Police said 65-year-old Ruby Jean Willford was last […]

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August 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide in Burtonsville

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of a man that occurred Tuesday night in Burtonsville as a homicide. According to police,  an assault call was dispatched shortly before 10:30 p.m. at a residence in the 4500 block of Sandy Spring Road. According to police, first responders entered the residence and located 22-year-old Syed […]

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August 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED Missing Germantown Woman Located (PHOTO)

Update: Amber Carrie Noelle Coleman, reported missing, has been located safe and unharmed. Thank you for sharing! — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) August 23, 2016 ORIGINAL: Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to locate a missing Germantown resident. According to police, 25-year-old Amber Carrie Noelle Coleman was last seen walking in […]

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August 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Suspicious Death of 72-Year-Old Woman in Wheaton as a Homicide

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating the suspicious death of a 72-year-old woman, whose body was found in her home on Arcola Avenue Wednesday afternoon, as a homicide. Police said on August 3rd, at approximately 4:19 p.m., officers from the 4th District responded to the residence in the 2700 block of Arcola Avenue in […]

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July 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Consumer Alert (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection investigates consumer complaints. Watch this report, below, for information about a recent investigation in Rockville involving unlicensed tree trimmers:

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March 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Comptroller Franchot Warns of Email Phishing Scams

With the 2016 tax filing season well under way, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot wants to remind taxpayers to safeguard their personal information by being alert to email phishing scams trying to get at their money through the disclosure of their Social Security numbers, wages and home addresses via W-2 statements. The Comptroller’s Office recently received […]

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