White Oak

October 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Man Sentenced to 42 Years for Involvement in Double Murder

Noah Barnett of Silver Spring was sentenced Oct. 8 to 42 years in prison for his role as an accessory after the fact to first degree murder in the execution style deaths of two men. In January 2020, Barnett, 21, pled guilty to the deaths of 23-year-old Jordan Radway of Laurel and 24-year-old Christian Roberts […]

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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 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Elrich Seeks Residents’ Input During Series of Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of budget forums on the county’s next operating budget – Fiscal Year 23.  Residents are invited to attend the forums in person or view them virtually via the internet. The purpose of the forums is to gather input from residents about their priorities for the next fiscal year.  […]

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September 21, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

Montgomery County Board of Elections Adds White Oak to 2022 Early Voting Sites

The White Oak Community Recreation Center will be an early voting site in 2022, Montgomery County Board of Elections announced at their September 20 meeting. Residents and elected officials have been advocating for the addition for years. In late July, Montgomery County leaders met with residents at a community event to support White Oak as […]

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September 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Councilmembers Urge Elrich to Support ‘Viva White Oak’ Development Project

Members of the Montgomery County Council want County Executive Marc Elrich to support “Viva White Oak,” a major development project in the area. They reference a Washington Business Journal article quoting Elrich’s skepticism of the project. In a statement Monday, Council President Tom Hucker, Vice President Gabe Albornoz, and Councilmembers Andrew Friedson, Sidney Katz, Nancy […]

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September 17, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Sept. 17 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Book Festival:  The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival opens today and runs through Sept 27. Events will take place in person and virtually. The full schedule can be viewed here. 2. Live Music at the Streetery:  Tonight […]

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August 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Wednesday’s Storm Caused Downed Wires, Power Outages, Debris on Roads

Thunderstorms ripped through the county again Wednesday afternoon and evening, causing toppled trees, loss of power, vehicle accidents and stranded cars in high water. At one point during the storm, about 10,000 customers were without power due mainly to downed trees on power lines. By Thursday morning, 899 customers remained without power due to 77 […]

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August 3, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Los Centros para Adultos Mayores del Condado de Montgomery Ampliarán sus Horarios

El departamento de recreación del condado de Montgomery ampliará el horario de apertura de los tres centros para adultos mayores, a partir del lunes 2 de agosto. Los tres centros son North Potomac, Wheaton y White Oak y abrirán sus puertas entre las 9 a.m. hasta las 4 p.m. #MoCoRec Senior Centers are moving to […]

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August 2, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Hombre del Condado de Prince George es Acusado de Tiroteo Mortal en White Oak

  La policía del condado de Montgomery (MCPD, por sus siglas en inglés) acusó a un hombre del condado de Prince George de un tiroteo el 2 de julio en White Oak donde falleció Patrick Davion Gafford, de 25 años, quien, según la policía, se reunió con el sospechoso para cometer un robo. David Johnell […]

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August 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

PG County Man Charged with Fatal Shooting in White Oak 

Montgomery County Police (MCPD) charged a Prince George’s County man with a July 2 shooting in White Oak that killed 25-year-old Patrick Davion Gafford, who police said met with the suspect to commit a robbery. David Johnell Eggleston Jr., 25, of Oxon Hill, is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery and use […]

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