September 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dogs from Louisiana Shelter Damaged By Hurricane Laura Arrive in Montgomery County

Sixteen shelter dogs from Morehouse Humane Society in Bastrop, La. arrived at Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) in Derwood on Thursday. The Louisiana dog shelter received significant damage from the Category 4 storm, Hurricane Laura. Now that the dogs are safely in Montgomery County, Morehouse Humane Society—which has been without power since […]

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September 4, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Chef José Andrés Brinda Ayuda Alimentaria a las Víctimas del Huracán

José Andrés, el popular chef, junto con su personal de World Central Kitchen resistió la tormenta durante el fin de semana para ayudar a las víctimas afectadas del huracán Dorian en las islas Abaco y Gran Bahama. La organización sin fines de lucro World Central Kitchen, dirigida por el Chef José Andrés, es una organización […]

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September 4, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

José Andrés Provides Food Relief to Dorian Victims

José Andrés, the celebrity chef, along with his World Central Kitchen staff rode out the storm over the weekend to assist affected victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Abaco and Grand Bahama Islands.  The non-profit World Central Kitchen led by Andrés is an organization that is devoted to providing meals to victims affected by natural disasters. Andrés is a Bethesda resident with six restaurants in […]

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December 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Council Declares ‘Climate Emergency’ Prescribing Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Declaring a “climate emergency,” Montgomery County Council members Tuesday called on the federal, state and other local governments to reduce greenhouse gases 80 percent by 2027 and 100 percent by 2035. It seeks to “initiate a massive global mobilization to restore a safe climate and build a sustainable economy.” The resolution was the second in […]

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May 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

NOAA Predicts 2 to 4 Major Hurricanes in 2017

Hurricane season starts Thursday and the federal forecasters have these predictions for the 2017 season: 11 to 17 named storms, meaning winds will be 39 mph or higher; five to nine hurricanes, meaning winds of 74 mph or higher; and two to four major hurricanes, meaning winds of 111 mph or higher. An average season, […]

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