seniors

June 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Friedson Bill Would Waive Housing Fee for Disabled Individuals

Councilmember Andrew Friedson introduced legislation that would waive fees for individuals with disabilities living in accessory dwelling units, or ADUs. The County Council is currently considering Zoning Text Amendment 19-01, which would loosen restrictions for ADUs. This would allow residents to create ADUs for their loved ones with disabilities so that the individuals can have […]

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June 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Lottery for Farmer’s Market Checks Takes Place July 9

Montgomery County is offering a limited number of farmers market “checks” worth $30 to low-income seniors. The checks will be distributed by lottery Tuesday, July 9 at 10 a.m.. Montgomery County residents, age 60 years and older, whose income is less than $23,107 (family of one) are eligible to participate in the lottery. The coupons […]

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May 16, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Early Childhood Coordinating Council: The Early Childhood Coordinating Council meets today from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information click here. 2. Maximize Your Business Tax Returns: Unhappy with your tax returns this year? It’s not too late! During this […]

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May 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Fifteen MCPS Students Awarded Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Fifteen Montgomery County Public Schools seniors from seven high schools have been awarded corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships. These scholarships, which range from $500 to $10,000 per year, are financed by corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. The students are among more than 1,000 seniors nationwide to be selected as part of the 64th annual […]

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December 19, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 19, Christmas is six days away, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Jingle Bell Breakfast: The Long Branch Senior Center in Silver Spring has a free Jingle Bell Breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will also be two craft tables with supplies so seniors can make holiday […]

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November 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Nov. 30, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Hoggle Case: It’s been over four years since siblings Sarah (7) and Jacob (5) Hoggle disappeared from their Clarksburg home in Sept. of 2014. Their mother, Catherine Hoggle, was charged with their murder over 14 months ago. A status hearing […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Senior Forum Set for Oct. 19 at Twinbrook Recreation Center in Rockville

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a Senior Forum on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Twinbrook Recreation Center located at 12900 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. The forum will focus on four major areas: avoiding senior scams, fire prevention and safety, public safety in the senior community and spotting elder abuse. It will be accompanied by […]

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June 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Lottery for Farmer’s Market Coupons Set For July 5

Montgomery County is offering a limited number of farmers market coupon books to low-income seniors. The coupon books are worth $30 each and they will be distributed by lottery in Montgomery County at 10 a.m. on July 5. The coupon books are available to Montgomery County residents, age 60 years and older, whose income is […]

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September 1, 2017 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

County Recreation Calendar for September

Search all Montgomery County Department of Recreation events, here. September 2-4: Administrative offices, senior centers and community centers are closed in observance of Labor Day. Some Aquatics Centers are open. September 5: Fall White Oak Barbeque White Oak Senior Center 1700 April Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20904 240.777.6944 1 – 3 p.m. Enjoy live music […]

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June 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Funeral Services Set for Saturday for Artem Ziberov at Neelsville Presbyterian Church

Funeral services for Artem Ziberov will be held on Saturday at Neelsville Presbyterian Church in Germantown. Police say 18-year-old Ziberov and 17-year-old Shadi Adi Najjar were shot to death on Monday night as they sat in a parked car on Gallery Court in Montgomery Village. Police have not released any information about a suspect or […]

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