sept. 13

September 14, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 14, In Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Sept. 14, and it is National Ants on a Log Day. To celebrate, get a piece of celery, rub peanut butter on it, and add raisins. Voila! As you enjoy your healthy snack, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council is back from its […]

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September 13, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 13, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 13, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Focus on Veterans:  Congressman David Trone and VA Secretary Denis McDonough will visit the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Gaithersburg and meet with the Veterans Institute for Procurement located in Potomac today. Trone and McDonogh will focus on […]

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September 10, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Mandates Vaccinations for Student-Athletes in Winter, Spring Sports

Montgomery County Public Schools sent a letter to the community on Thursday announcing several updates to the schools’ coronavirus response. One update dealt with students, ages 12 and up, planning to participate in winter and spring athletics. Moving forward they will be required to get the coronavirus vaccine. In the letter, MCPS outlined seven pieces […]

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August 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Animal Services Reduces Fees to ‘Clear the Shelter’

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will participate in the nationwide Clear the Shelters event from now through Sept. 19. During the event, fees to adopt a pet will be cut by at least 50 percent and will be entirely waived for animals who have been in the shelter for more than […]

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September 14, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Damascus Family Displaced Following Basement Fire

A family has been displaced from their home in Damascus after the basement caught fire around 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, according to the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS).  The single-family home on 10200 Peanut Hill Dr off Newbury Road suffered significant damage, but no injuries were reported, MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete […]

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September 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Teen Rescued from Drowning While Swimming Across Potomac River

A 17-year-old male was rescued Sunday evening while trying to swim the Potomac River. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer explained the situation and near-drowning. He said around 6:15 p.m. MCFRS received a call about a person in the river. Once rescue services arrived the teenager was already brought to […]

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September 16, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Select Six Inducted Into Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame

The Silver Spring Civic Center was the place to be Friday evening. The Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame inducted their first six members during a ceremony that included a high school drum line and the Joy Supernova cheerleaders. Former Springbrook football and track star Shawn Springs, Bob Milloy who is Maryland’s all-time winningest high […]

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September 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Sept. 13 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday and cooler temperatures! Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Sept 13. 1. Friday the 13th: A rare full moon will appear in the night sky tonight. The last time the U.S. saw a full moon on Friday the 13th was […]

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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 12-15

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 12-15. Wings and Wine:  Enjoy exclusive evening access to Montgomery Parks’ Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit and learn more about the Lepidoptera family. Sample several wine varieties and enjoy light refreshments as butterflies and music swirl around you in the tropical conservatory. Thursday, September […]

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September 11, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Tee It High. Let It Fly. GGCC to Host its 29th Annual Business Golf Classic

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will host its 29th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, September 13. The chamber’s tournament affords golfers the opportunity to grow their business and play golf at the same time. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf and […]

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