Rockville Volunteer Fire Department

March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Retired Division Chief Recognized for 45 Years of Fire Service

Recently retired William “Alan” Hinde served Montgomery County for 45 years. On Friday, Hinde was recognized for his commitment to fire service at the 45th Public Safety Awards Luncheon, where he won the Chief Leslie B. Thomas Community Service Award. According to Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, as a child, Hinde “sustained serious burns to […]

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December 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Annual Fire Truck Parade and Menorah Lighting Celebrates Hanukkah

This year, Hanukkah, known as the Festival of Lights, began on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 2 and concludes the evening of Monday, Dec. 10. Jews celebrate Hanukkah for eight days by lighting an eight-branched candelabra known as a menorah. The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) and the Chabad Lubavitch of Upper Montgomery County support an […]

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December 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Santa Plans Visits to Rockville Neighborhoods with Menorah Run Tuesday

The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) is once again helping Santa make his annual tour of Rockville. The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department posted the 2018 schedule for Santa’s Tour and Menorah Run on their website and Facebook page. He has a busy schedule with so many neighborhoods in Rockville to visit. His visits will be […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 4, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Newly Elected Council In Session: Today is the first day the new County Council will convene in session. The meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. Read the agenda for the meeting here. 2. Chanukah Fire Truck Events: It’s the third day of Chanukah […]

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December 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Funeral Held in Rockville for Officer Killed on I-270 (VIDEO)

An off-duty law enforcement officer who was killed last week was described as a compassionate man who loved to make people laugh, mourners recalled at his funeral on Thursday. Sander B. Cohen, who also served as Deputy Chief Fire Marshal with the Maryland State Police and a volunteer with the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department was […]

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Santa to Visit Rockville Neighborhoods, Starting Saturday

The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) is expecting Santa to arrive soon for his annual tour of Rockville. Santa will begin touring neighborhoods in Rockville Saturday, Dec. 9. The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department posted the 2017 schedule for Santa’s Tour on their website and Facebook page. He has a busy schedule to make it to […]

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October 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Deploys New Advanced Life Support Chase Car (VIDEO)

Members of the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) are thanking the city’s elected leaders for supporting the department’s purchase of a new advanced life support (ALS) chase car. According to a city news release, the car, a 2016 Chevy Tahoe known as ALS703, will be staffed around the clock with RVFD volunteer and career paramedics. […]

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April 14, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Rockville Fire Volunteer Fire Department Welcomes Firefighters from Sister City Pinneberg (PHOTOS)

The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) welcomed 27 firefighters from Pinneberg, Germany on Wednesday at the Glenview Mansion. Pinneberg is Rockville’s Sister City and the  visit is in coordination with the Rockville Sister City Corporation. According to a news release, the firefighters are visiting Rockville for a week for an educational program that includes celebrating […]

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December 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Largest Safeway in Montgomery County Opens on Rockville Pike (VIDEO)

Five-years in the making, the new Safeway on Rockville Pike is the largest in Montgomery County. The store held a grand opening event on Dec. 9th. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Related Posts: 

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December 9, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

County’s Largest Safeway Opens on Rockville Pike (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

The largest Safeway in Montgomery County opened on Rockville Pike on Dec. 9th. Safeway representatives welcomed local residents at a grand opening ceremony as the Richard Montgomery High School marching band performed live music at the event. After a ribbon cutting ceremony, event attendees entered the massive grocery store to shop. The store, which measures […]

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