Long Branch

September 3, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Labor Day

Montgomery County Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, September 6: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 1 and 2. County-operated COVID-19 vaccination and testing centers, and the County-operated COVID-19 call center – closed Sunday, Sept. 5, and Monday, Sept. 6. County Alcohol Beverage […]

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July 26, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Las Comunidades de Color Luchan para Recuperar Dos Centros Comunitarios

El presidente del concejo del condado de Montgomery Tom Hucker hizo un llamado a la reaperatura de los centros comunitarios Long Branch y Coffield para los residentes locales. Esos dos centros han sido utilizados como albergues de emergencias durante la pandemia. Todos de los otros centros comunitarios han abierto sus puertas. Hucker pidió que los […]

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July 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Communities of Color Fight to Get Recreation Centers Back

Council President Tom Hucker called for the reopening of the Long Branch and Coffield community centers to local residents. Those two centers have been used as emergency homeless shelters during the pandemic. All other rec centers in the county have been reopened. Hucker asked that the shelters be located elsewhere, possibly at the former Montgomery […]

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August 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Jueves Puede Participar en el Club Virtual de Conversación en Español

El popular club de conversación en español que ofrece las Bibliotecas de Long Branch y Silver Spring, se llevará a cabo virtualmente en zoom en jueves 27. Las conversaciones dentro del club se llevan a cabo completamente en español y es una oportunidad para que los estudiantes de idiomas desarrollen mayores habilidades de comprensión auditiva […]

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July 2, 2020 | Samantha Subin

MCPL ‘Holds to Go’ Service Begins July 6

Montgomery County Public Libraries will start contact free pick-up services beginning July 6 at all branches with the exception of the Noyes and Long Branch libraries. “We’re so excited our customers can once again get the physical books they want,” said MCPL Director Anita Vassallo. “The process is easy while being as safe as possible […]

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May 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Long Branch Organizes Meaningful Cinco de Mayo Takeout Tuesday

The Long Branch neighborhood of Silver Spring has organized an effort to support restaurants on Cinco de Mayo as well as to assist residents in need during the COVID-19 health crisis. Maryland restaurants have been operating with only carryout and delivery services since dine-in service was banned throughout the State by order of Governor Larry […]

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March 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration, Election Worker Drives Set for Montgomery Libraries

Montgomery County Board of Elections will conduct these voter registrations and election worker recruitment drives March 7 through March 28 at local public libraries: Saturday, March 7 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Damascus, 9701 Main Street, Damascus Gaithersburg, 18330 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg Silver Spring, 900 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring Saturday, March 14 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Bethesda […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year With Numerous Events

Update (Jan. 27): The city of Rockville has cancelled the Lunar New Year celebration scheduled for Feb 1. Original:  The Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old celebration of the new calendar year. The new lunar year will last from Jan. 25, 2020 to Feb. 11, 2021. The new year […]

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September 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not on Labor Day

Montgomery County Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, September. 2: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 1 and 2. County Alcohol Beverage Services – all ABS stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – Aquatics programs and facilities open.  […]

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July 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 8 in Montgomery County

Happy Monday! It’s July 8 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. FIFA Women’s World Cup final: The United States Women’s National Team team beat the Netherlands, 2-0, in Sunday’s final. Washington Spirit’s Rose Lavelle scored in the 69th minute to make the score 2-0 and she was awarded the Bronze […]

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