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June 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

TV’s ‘It’s Academic’ Coming Back for 61st Season Thanks to New Sponsors

The tv quiz show It’s Academic, which has featured Montgomery County high school students for decades, gained two sponsors that will enable the show to continue after Giant Food ended its sponsorship. D.C. philanthropist and co-chair of the Carlyle Group David Rubenstein and Mitre, a not for profit organization that operates federally funded research and […]

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April 2, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Giant Pharmacy Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccines at All Montgomery County Locations

Giant Pharmacy is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents at all 152 in-store pharmacy locations in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Delaware and Maryland — including those in Montgomery County. “We’re honored to have the privilege of now being able to offer the vaccine at all 152 of our pharmacy locations to further assist in efforts […]

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April 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Safeway’s New Physical Distancing Measures Include One-Way Aisles

Safeway announced new physical distancing measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in its Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia and Delaware grocery stores.  The news comes after Giant Food announced similar changes to its grocery store chains. Safeway stores in will put arrows on floors to encourage one-way walking in aisles. New limited occupancy rules are […]

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April 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Supermercados Giant Anuncian Cambios Durante Pandemia

La cadena de supermercados Giant Food ha realizado una serie de cambios en las operaciones de su tienda para ayudar a proteger a sus clientes y al personal durante la pandemia de coronavirus, anunció el presidente interino Ira Kress, en un correo electrónico enviado el 7 de abril a los clientes. La tienda limitará el […]

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April 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Giant Food Makes Big Changes to Protect Customers and Staff During Pandemic

Giant Food has made a series of changes to their store operations to help protect their customers and staff during the coronavirus pandemic, interim President Ira Kress announced in an email sent to customers today. The store will be limiting the number of customers who can be in their store at any time by reducing […]

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March 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Several Grocery Stores Offering Senior-Only Shopping Hours

Several grocery stores are offering senior-only shopping hours to accommodate vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic. Below is a list of stores in Montgomery County that are offering such opportunities:  Dawson’s Market  Dawson’s Market offers senior-only shopping on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7-8 a.m. Giant Food Giant Food’s senior hour includes others who have […]

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March 5, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Safeway Workers Reach Tentative Agreement to Avoid Strike

At 2 a.m. Thursday morning, Safeway union members reached a tentative agreement with the company for a new contract, according to Jonathan Williams, communications director for UFCW Local 400, the union representing Safeway employees.  The union will go over Safeway’s offer at a 1 p.m. meeting Thursday at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center […]

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March 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Safeway Workers Across D.C. Region Prepare for Possible Strike Vote Tomorrow

Safeway workers are preparing to vote on a possible strike Thursday.  Workers are at a standstill with Safeway in reaching a new union contract. The main issue is whether or not Safeway will agree to fully fund workers’ pensions. UFCW Local 400, the union representing Safeway employees, said in a statement that they are not […]

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February 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Safeway Workers Set Strike Vote, Would Affect All DMV Locations

Giant and Safeway grocery store employees rallied outside of a Safeway in Washington, D.C. to demand a fair union contract from the two companies or risk employees striking. UFCW Local 400, a union representing employees from the grocery stores, organized the press conference and rally today outside of the Safeway at 1100 4th St. SW.  […]

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August 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Onelife Fitness to Open in Olney 2020

Onelife Fitness Sports Club is opening in Olney in either February or March 2020, according to a US Fitness Holdings press release. It will be Onelife Fitness’s second sports club open in Montgomery County, and the 36th sports club open in the nation. Olney’s Onelife Fitness will be located at 17821 Georgia Avenue, in the […]

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