Oct. 9

October 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Bulb Exchange Program During October for Energy Action Month

October is National Energy Action Month, a federal-wide effort to promote sustainability and energy efficiency while encouraging the smart use of energy, water, and transportation resources. Here in Montgomery County, the public libraries and the Department of Environmental Protection are offering a light bulb exchange program where residents may exchange inefficient light bulbs for energy-efficient […]

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October 6, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Muslim Community Center Hosting Health Fair Saturday

The Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring is hosting the East County Community Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees will be able to take advantage of a plethora of free services, including blood sugar testing, dental check-ups, eye exams, flu shots and family mediation sessions according to the […]

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October 6, 2021 | Staff Writer

BlackRock Center for the Arts Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

For the second year, BlackRock Center for the Arts is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. The celebration starts with a concert by Jonathan Acosta Friday at 8 p.m. and is followed Saturday with a day of festivities celebrating Hispanic heritage from noon to 10 p.m. Activities Saturday include a street market, local artists, Latino-owned businesses, music, […]

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October 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

UpCounty Hub y el Centro para las Artes BlackRock Celebran el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Por segundo año, el emblemático centro para las artes BlackRock celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. El Upcounty Hub ubicado, de forma ahora permanente, en las instalaciones del Centro para las Artes BlackRock ofrece a la comunidad hispana una forma gratuita y segura de disfrutar de un día lleno de diversión, festividades y celebración […]

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October 4, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

MCPS Hosting ‘Say Yes to the Test’ Event Saturday

Montgomery County Public Schools will host a “Say Yes to the Test” event on Saturday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to a Sept. 29 bulletin. The “Say Yes to the Test” campaign implores parents of MCPS students to consent to in-school COVID-19 testing. Currently, MCPS schools offer two kinds of testing […]

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October 9, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery County Judge Candidates Take Part in Live Discussion Friday

American Africans United, with support from the Lincoln Park Historical Foundation and GapBuster Inc., is hosting a live discussion with all six Judge candidates for the Montgomery County Circuit Court. Scheduled to begin Friday Oct. 9 at 7 p.m., the discussion can be viewed on Facebook, YouTube, Periscope, Twitch, and the Afrique Today website. Viewers […]

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October 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Informa de Diez Muertes más por COVID-19, Dos en Montgomery

El viernes por la mañana, el Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó de 110 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery. Desde el primer caso confirmado en marzo, el recuento acumulativo de casos para el condado es ahora de 23,403. El condado tiene un promedio continuo de siete días de 2.4% de pruebas […]

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October 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Reports Ten New COVID-19 Deaths, Two in Montgomery County

Friday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 110 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. Since the first case confirmed in March, the cumulative case count for the county is now 23,403. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.4% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 16 of Maryland’s 24 […]

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October 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 9, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Oct. 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is offering free COVID-19 testing today in Germantown, Rockville and Silver Spring. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. testing is available at the parking garage behind the Regal Cinema in Germantown and at the Recreation Department […]

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October 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin, Pelosi to Introduce Legislation Related to 25th Amendment Friday

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) will join U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at the Capitol Visitor Center at 10:15 a.m. Friday to introduce legislation related to the 25 Amendment. The bill, which Raskin originally introduced in  May 2017, is called Commission on Presidential Capacity to Discharge the Powers and Duties of Office Act. In […]

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