solar eclipse

August 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Top 10 for Aug 18-24

With students returning to school in just over a week, it is no surprise that our story on the new mobile application offered by Montgomery County Public Schools was the top story based on web traffic. Our coverage on the solar eclipse, the expansion of a Gaithersburg based biotechnology company, and the sale of Lakeforest […]

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August 25, 2017 | Daryl Schultz

The Awesome Total Eclipse Experience Centennial Park Nashville, Tennessee

Centennial Park Nashville, Tennessee Monday August 21st 2017 “The Great American Eclipse” My journey to Nashville for this years “Great American Eclipse” started several decades ago when as a sophomore in college I missed a chance to see my first total eclipse that crossed over Maryland on Assateague Island March 7th 1970.  I have regretted […]

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August 25, 2017 | Maureen Stiles

Summer 2017: Eclipsing Expectations

You know it’s serious when Savannah Guthrie opens The Today Show in a dress imprinted with clouds. It screamed, “Welcome to Solar Eclipse 2017 people…” After weeks of learning more than I ever needed to know about burning my retinas and terms like “line of totality”, the big day was finally here. But could it […]

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August 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Open Lab –  Bring your questions about downloadable e-books and audiobooks, online job applications, e-mail, Word, Internet use, and library apps at the Gaithersburg Library at 10 a.m. 2. Energy Express Workshop – for kids age 8 to 12 years old at […]

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August 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents React to Solar Eclipse in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

It’s the first total solar eclipse in the U.S. since 1979, according to NASA and more than 2,500 people gathered at the Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory to watch it. “This is incredible,” Nick Smith, digital content specialist for the City of Gaithersburg said. “We had a thing on Faecbook that maybe 200 people had confirmed that […]

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August 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 21, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Solar Eclipse: Today is the day!! More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the solar eclipse, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). We’ll have total coverage on our channels (19, 21 and HD 995 ) […]

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August 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

NASA Provides Safety Tips For Viewing the Eclipse on Aug. 21

The National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) is estimating that more than 300 million people in the United States could directly view the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 and is urging residents to watch it safely. A total solar eclipse, according to NASA, is when the Moon completely covers the Sun.  Monday’s eclipse will […]

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August 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Where’d the Sun Go?: It’s not too early to be thinking about Monday’s solar eclipse. Montgomery Parks is planning a party! 2. How Much Is That Doggy in the Window?: And it’s not too early to be thinking about this weekend’s “Clear the […]

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August 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Coffee With A Cop: Montgomery County Police Department’s Sixth District will host ‘Coffee with a Cop’ from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Rothbury Drive McDonalds in Gaithersburg. Reminder 6th District Coffee w/ a Cop this Wednesday at the Rothbury Dr. McDonalds. […]

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