Friday, April 26, 2013
The County Council president tweeted a letter from the council to County Executive Leggett.
The Silver Spring Transit Center has become a $120 million headache for Montgomery County taxpayers. When the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority told the county it would not operate the transit center as planned, the pain got worse. County Council President Nancy Navarro (D-Dist. 4) of Silver Spring tweeted on Friday, referencing WMATA's decision and including a link to a letter the council sent to County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) on the topic. The letter requested that Leggett appear before the council Wednesday to discuss the ramifications of WMATA's decision.
Monday, November 26, 2012
‘Fragility’ includes photographs by Woody Woodroof, founder of Red Wiggler Community
Photographs taken by an organic vegetable farmer in Germantown will be part of an exhibit in Silver Spring and will include banner-size prints of plant silhouettes on hemp—all created without the aid of a dark room. The exhibit, “Fragility,” will be on view at the Betty Mae Kramer Gallery and Music Room in the Silver Spring Civic Center from Dec. 3 through Jan. 28. An opening reception set for Dec. 13, the Montgomery County arts council announced Monday. Woody Woodroof, an established artist and founder of Red Wiggler Community Farm, will display his cyanotype photograms of plants on and around the farm. Printed on hemp, the delicate images appear on both sides of the fabric, creating ghost-like forms. Woodroof has been using alternative …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
A roundup of the top headlines in Montgomery County this past week.
UPDATE: Police: Witness Said Montgomery College Student Told Them He Was 'Going to Shoot Everyone' ROCKVILLE—A 19-year-old Montgomery College student was taken into custody by Rockville city police on Monday afternoon after fellow students said the man told them he—in his words—“felt like shooting people just for fun,” a college spokeswoman said. Read more on Rockville Patch. Sex Abuse Trial Involving Germantown Middle School Teacher Continues GERMANTOWN—The trial of a Germantown middle school teacher accused of sexually abusing one of his students began in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Cuyler Jay Cornell, 51, Germantown, was indicted on charges of sexual abuse of a minor and sexual offense. The trial was expected to reach …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Dozens of groups, including Maryland Youth Ballet and Washington Redskins Marching Band, will perform in the annual parade.
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Thursday, November 15, 2012
The only time when giant turkeys, small ballerinas and medium-sized dogs share the spotlight is near. Montgomery County hosts the 15th annual Thanksgiving Parade in downtown Silver Spring on Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. Beginning near Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street, the procession of more than 120 units will make thier way to Georgia Avenue, continue south and end at Silver Spring Avenue. Expect different marching bands—including those of the Washington Redskins, Bowie State University and a champion band all the way from Florida—Latin dance groups, pageant contestants, fire engines and rescue animals from Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue and the Humane Society. Maryland Youth Ballet will perform scenes from The Nutcracker and Round …
Monday, August 27, 2012
This fall season, enjoy compelling films and live concerts in September.
National Geographic Live is back this fall with discussions and talks on everything from travel to music and exotic food. Beginning Sept. 14, National Geographic will host world-renowned photographers, travel writers, scholars, and Nobel Prize winners in events open to the public. All programs will take place in the Grosvenor Auditorium at 1600 M St. NW, Washington, DC (unless otherwise noted). 1001 INVENTIONS: THE ENDURING LEGACY OF MUSLIM CIVILIZATION Friday, Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. $20 THE ARAB TABLE Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. $60 tasting/ tasting & exhibit $65 THE LONGEST WAY HOME: ONE MAN’S QUEST FOR THE COURAGE TO SETTLE DOWN Friday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. NG member: $18/ 3-pt series: $51 Public: $20/3-pt series: $57 ALL ROADS FILM …