Thanksgiving

November 25, 2020 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Blog: Tips for Thanksgiving During a Pandemic

SJ’s Strategies for Thanksgiving During a Pandemic Thanksgiving this year is likely to look a lot different for many people. Here are a few tips for making the most of it: Keep up traditions as much as possible and translate ones into virtual versions as feasible. This may help create some feelings of normalcy. Add […]

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November 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Marylanders Will Receive Emergency Alert on Cell Phones Wednesday at 5 p.m.

At around 5 p.m. Wednesday, Marylanders will receive a statewide emergency alert on their cell phones— only the second time the tool has been used by Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration. The governor’s administration first used the alert on March 31 to inform residents about the state’s new COVID-19 Stay at Home directive, according to a […]

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November 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 25, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 25 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Thanksgiving is Tomorrow: Turkey Day is almost here! Find out what’s open and what’s closed for the holiday. What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Weekend in Montgomery County 2. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer […]

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November 24, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

AAA: Vast Majority Of Marylanders Not Traveling This Thanksgiving

Early indications are that many people around the country are ignoring the CDC’s recommendation to not travel during the Thanksgiving holiday. But in Maryland, it’s a different story. A survey conducted by the Mid-Atlantic AAA indicates nearly 90% of Marylanders are staying home this Thanksgiving. 50% of those cited the COVID-19 pandemic as why they […]

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November 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Weekend in Montgomery County

Here is what is open and closed on Thanksgiving weekend. County offices – closed. State offices and courts – closed. Libraries – closed. Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – closed. Recreation – all facilities closed. No programs held. Ride On/On extRa / Flash – operate on a Sunday schedule. Metrorail and Metrobus MARC Train and Commuter […]

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November 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

State Police to Step Up Coronavirus Restriction Enforcement Beginning Wednesday

Gov. Larry Hogan announced at Monday’s coronavirus news conference that he’ll be deploying Maryland State Police troopers throughout the counties as “High Visibility Compliance Units.” Starting Wednesday, the troopers will work with local authorities to investigate coronavirus restriction violations and work on educating the community about how to prevent super-spreading events. Hogan also urged Marylanders […]

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November 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Providing Several Thanksgiving Food Distribution Events

Thanksgiving is days away, and there are many food resources available in Montgomery County for residents in need. Here’s a list of some local food distribution events happening for the upcoming holiday: Grab And Go: On Tuesday, November 24, anyone in need of food is welcome to attend the Grab ‘N Go at the Church […]

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November 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Association Estimates 40% of County Restaurants Could Permanently Close

Since the pandemic began, Maryland’s restaurants and food service industry has lost $1.4 billion in sales. About 150,000 employees have been laid off or furloughed, according to the Restaurant Association of Maryland. MyMCMedia spoke with Marshall Weston, president and CEO of the Restaurant Association of Maryland, about the possibility that 40% (about 700) of Montgomery […]

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November 20, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Where to Order Thanksgiving Meals in Montgomery County

Thanksgiving is shaping up to be a little different this year with COVID-19 cases rising and health officials warning against Thanksgiving travel. However, you can still enjoy Thanksgiving without having to put all the work into making the turkey, sides, and desserts. Smaller Thanksgiving gatherings mean fewer people to contribute to the feast. Let us […]

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November 20, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 20, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Nov. 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Commission for Women Virtual Listening Tour: The Montgomery County Commission for Women Listening Tour will continue today via Zoom at 7:00 p.m. Key topics include the needs of women and families in Montgomery County. Register here. 🔊 We invite #MontgomeryCounty […]

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