September 11

September 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Leaders Honor Lives Lost in 9/11

Montgomery County and state leaders took to Twitter Friday to mourn the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States. Friday marks 19 years since the tragedy. Gov. Larry Hogan and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford visited the Maryland Fire-Rescue Services Memorial in Annapolis to honor those who were killed. This morning, Lt. Governor @BoydKRutherford […]

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September 8, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Senior Planet’s Online Learning Program Includes Smart Home Upgrades, Contacting Lawmakers

Senior Planet Montgomery is offering more online courses, focusing on ways to enable older adults to learn and utilize technologies to improve their daily lives. According to a Montgomery County press release, a course offered on Thursday, Sept. 10 will teach the benefits of installing smart thermostats. Participants will learn how to integrate smart thermostats […]

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September 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kensington Volunteer Fire Department Adds Plaque Honoring Shanksville Victims for 9/11 Memorial

It’s been 18 years since the tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001, killed 2,977 people. For Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD), the tragedy is especially personal because it was one of the fire departments to respond to the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon. In 2009, Steven Semler—KVFD’s past president and now life member—was instrumental in beginning […]

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September 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Flags at half-staff from sunset to sunrise. This is in honor of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, in respect and memory of the victims who died as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States on […]

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September 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Issues Statement on 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11th Terrorist Attacks

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement on the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks: “The events of September 11, 2001 changed our nation forever. In one tragic day, we witnessed the best and worst of human nature. In the face of true evil, everyday Americans became heroes as police, firefighters, […]

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September 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

15 Years Later: MCFRS Spokesperson Pete Piringer Remembers Sept. 11 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Spokesperson Pete Piringer remembers the department’s response to the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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September 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Senator Barbara Mikulski has released a statement on the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks. 2. The Archdiocese of Washington is sharing details about the Pope’s Papal Parade.  Pope Francis will travel in his Popemobile between the Ellipse and […]

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September 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Releases Statement on 14th Anniversary of Sept. 11th

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski has released the following statement to mark the 14th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks: “Fourteen years ago on September 11, 2001, the world watched a terrible tragedy unfold. Nearly 3,000 people were killed that day at the World Trade Center, at the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania. They […]

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September 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

911 Memorial at USG (Video)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined business and civic leaders, as well as military fire and rescue officials in the courtyard at the Universities at Shady Grove for a memorial service on September 11. Leggett’s comments focused on the people who perished, their families, and those who came to rescue the injured. Take a look.

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