White Oak

November 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 8 in Montgomery County

Cooler temperatures today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Nov. 8. 1. Manufacturing Business Networking Forum: Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz will attend this outreach and networking forum today in Rockville. The event is designed to connect local manufacturing companies in Montgomery County with manufacturing executives […]

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October 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

Child Survives Nine Story Fall in White Oak

A girl, possibly about 3 years old, fell out of a ninth-floor window Wednesday, and suffered only minor injuries, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer said. The child likely landed on bushes or mulch, Piringer said. An ambulance from the Hillandale Volunteer Fire Department took the girl to a hospital, he said. […]

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October 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 8 and people of the Jewish faith are celebrating Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Nuts & Bolts of Starting a Business: Maryland Small Business Development […]

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September 27, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Elections Board Accused of Voter Suppression

Board Chair Calls Allegation ‘A Political Attack’ Political, community and labor leaders called on the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Friday to reverse its earlier decision to add the county’s 12th early voting site at the White Oak Recreation Center. Councilmember Tom Hucker, who represents White Oak, called the board’s Sept. 16 decision a […]

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September 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Libraries Offer Workshops for Job Seekers

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) offer workshops to help those looking for employment. The topics include strategies for job searches, using LinkedIn to identify jobs and attract the attention of recruiters, and guidance to apply for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Job Search Strategies: The Fall Job Search Strategies Workshops @ MCPL helps job seekers learn strategies […]

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August 26, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Nuevo Hospital Abre Sus Puertas en White Oak

El Condado de Montgomery cuenta con un nuevo hospital de Adventist HealthCare en Silver Spring. El 25 de agosto, el Centro Médico White Oak de 180 camas reemplazó oficialmente al Hospital Adventista de Washington en el Parque Takoma, que ahora es un centro de atención de urgencias 24/7 para lesiones y enfermedades menores. En los […]

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August 26, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

New Hospital Opens in White Oak

Montgomery County has a new hospital. Here are some scenes from inside the Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center:

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August 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Recover Drugs, Gun from Silver Spring Man During Traffic Stop

Silver Spring District police officers arrested a Silver Spring man for offenses involving firearms as well as drug possession and distribution. Police have identified the man as 27-year-old Vision Lewis, who lives on Lockwood Drive in Silver Spring. The incident occurred on Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. during a traffic stop in the White Oak […]

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August 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando: ICE Notice at White Oak Apartment A Hoax

Councilmember Will Jawando shared two photos Thursday on Facebook that showed a fake notice posted on doors at the White Oak Gardens Apartments in Silver Spring. The notice had the Department of Homeland Security’s crest in the upper left corner and claimed that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) would be on the premises starting Aug. […]

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July 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sketch Shows Man Sought For Attempted Armed Carjacking in White Oak

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating an armed carjacking incident in White Oak on July 2. On July 12, MCPD released a sketch of a man of the man sought in connection with the incident. Police say the suspect is believed to be in his 30s and he’s described as “5’8′ to […]

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