oct. 8

October 5, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Hundreds of Regal Cinemas to Close Across United States

All 536 Regal Cinemas in the United States will be temporarily suspending their operations as of Thursday, Oct. 8, the parent company Cineworld announced Monday in a press release. According to the press release, Cineworld cannot consider providing strong commercial films in their theaters “against the backdrop of COVID-19.” Major U.S. markets, like New York, […]

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September 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Third Annual Active Aging Week Goes Virtual

Montgomery County’s Third Annual Active Aging Week takes place Monday, Oct. 5 through Sunday, Oct. 11. The week is part of an international initiative to promote healthy lifestyles, specifically for those 50 years and older. Many programs and opportunities to participate are available throughout the week. Events are co-sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of […]

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September 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Condado de Montgomery Ofrece Servicios Gratuitos de Salud Mental

Los servicios de crisis gratuitos están disponibles las 24 horas del día, durante todo el año, para los residentes del condado de Montgomery que los necesiten. El Centro de Crisis del condado tiene el Equipo de Crisis Móvil, que proporciona evaluaciones de emergencia para las personas que experimentan problemas de salud mental. Según los funcionarios […]

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September 28, 2020 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Providing Free Emergency Mental Health Services

Free crisis services are available 24 hours a day, all year round for Montgomery County residents in need. The county’s Crisis Center has the Mobile Crisis Team, which provides emergency evaluations for individuals experiencing mental health distress. According to the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services officials, the program also has four crisis […]

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September 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Looking for Residents’ Input, Elrich Holds Virtual Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of virtual budget forums to receive input from residents about their priorities for the next fiscal year. Most of the forums will be broken into regions and will cover the county’s capital budget and capital improvements program. Another two forums will be devoted to the county’s operating […]

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October 8, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Oct. 8, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: CANCELED 1. Meet the Media: Council President Hans Riemer has his regular meeting with he reporters starting at 11:30 a.m. Up for discussion will be legislation to streamline the approval of accessory apartments, which is an effort to increase the […]

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October 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals Top the Weekend Planner, Oct. 6 – 8, 2017

Once again, festivals top our weekend planner. Saturday, the annual Harvest Festival focuses on farming in Montgomery County during World War I. The festival features living historians in period costumes, tin-smithing, making apple butter, building scarecrows, traditional music, farm animals, hayrides and more. Also on Saturday, visit Rockville Town Center for the Rocktobierfest beer and […]

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October 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Unity Walk Will Bring Faith Communities Together

Faith communities from across Montgomery County are partnering with the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington and the County Executive’s Faith Community Advisory Council to host a resource fair and unity walk on Oct. 8. The resource fair will include voter-registration opportunities; basic human rights information; getting involved with programs welcoming refugees and immigrants; and a […]

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October 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett along with other officials are scheduled to participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Montgomery County Public Safety Training Academy (PSTA) today. 2. Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus is partnering with the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center […]

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October 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sandy Spring Museum Hosts Fall Music Festival (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED The Sandy Spring Museum recently hosted the Route 108 Fall Music Festival, which included workshops with the musicians. “We had several hundred people in attendance,” said Allison Weiss, executive director of the Sandy Spring Museum. ” The highlight of the event was the jam session at the end, which brought together world-class jazz musicians […]

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