December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Santa Rides Through County For Good Claus

Santa Claus left his sleigh in the North Pole garage and rode through Montgomery County on his Harley motorcycle. No, Rudolph didn’t guide Santa on this trip; instead the Montgomery County Police Officers spent the day as Santa’s elves, escorting him to 10 stops in Montgomery County. Throughout the day, Santa and the officers visited […]

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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 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Dec. 8-14

Our Top 10 this week was dominated by the deaths of State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen and FBI Supervisory Special Agent Carlos Wolff, who were killed on I-270 late Dec. 8. We’ve collected all our coverage of their deaths into the top story, which reported their deaths Dec. 9.   Identities of Two Off-Duty Law […]

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December 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Santa Rides Again: Montgomery County Police will escort Santa as he rides his Harley Davidson motorcycle through the county for a benefit for The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health. For more information, including the parade route, visit here. […]

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December 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Santa is Coming to Gaithersburg with the Help of the Gaithersburg-Washington Grove Volunteer Fire Department

Santa’s reindeer are at the North Pole preparing for Christmas Eve, so Santa once again asked the Gaithersburg Washington Grove Volunteer Fire Department to help him visit the families of Gaithersburg before he must return to the North Pole. While Santa began his visits at the City of Gaithersburg Jingle Jubilee on Dec. 2, we […]

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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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November 20, 2017 | Michelle Queen

St. Nick Visits Humane Society for ‘Pet Photo with Santa’

It’s that time of year again. Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s available to take an adorable keepsake photo with your pet. Santa will be visiting the Montgomery County Humane Society in Rockville Saturday, Dec. 9 from noon to 3 p.m. An appointment is not required, but all pets should be on a […]

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December 6, 2016 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

December Recreation Happenings

RecCalendar December 2016 December 1:  Drop In Bridge East County Community Recreation Center 3310 Gateshead Manow way, Silver Spring, MD 20904 240.777.8090 1-4pm Come drop in every Thursday and play with us. Free/Gratis   December 1:  Live Music with Dale Jarrett Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906 240.777.4999 1-2pm Dale is […]

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December 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Santa Runs Resume in Rockville

The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department has announced on its website that its popular Santa Runs are back. Just one day ago, the fire department notified the community, on its Facebook page, that the rides were suspended this week. The reason was because Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Goldstein expressed some safety concerns about […]

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December 18, 2013 | Valerie Bonk

County Police Motor Squad Helps Santa Deliver Toys (Video)

Dancer and Prancer didn’t make an appearance for Santa’s trek through Montgomery County Wednesday, Dec. 18. The man in the red suit traveled instead by BearCat – an armored police tactical vehicle –in the county’s annual police motor squad, collecting gift bags and donations raised by the department to a party for children whose families […]

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