January 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

What Do You Do If You Fall Thru the Ice? (VIDEO)

Montgomery County firefighters have a message for residents: stay off the ice. Firefighters say no frozen pond is ever 100-percent safe in Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Captain Joe Bell tells us what to do if you do fall thru the ice at a frozen pond. Take a look: For more coverage on […]

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January 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

Cold Weather Tips from Montgomery County

Montgomery County officials are providing important information to residents about the extreme cold temperatures in our region. All Montgomery County facilities, such as libraries, recreation centers and senior centers are open during their regular hours for use by anyone needing an escape from the cold. Public shopping centers are also available as warm locations during […]

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December 9, 2014 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Recreation Events In December

Hablamos Español 240-777-6839   December 10:  Santa’s Workshop at Damascus Community Recreation Center 6:30 p.m-9:00 p.m. Winter wonderland is happening in Damascus. Enjoy a hot chocolate and caroling as we welcome our favorite North Pole friend. Crafts, games, face painting, and a Frozen movie or Polar Express storybook time are part of this evening. December […]

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January 21, 2014 | Staff Writer

WSSC Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes

As the region experiences temperatures below freezing through Friday, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) officials are reminding customers of a few tips that may prevent frozen or broken pipes inside the home. –Tightly close all doors and windows. –Seal all leaks in crawl spaces and basements. –Ask your local hardware store about materials to insulate […]

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