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1 hr ago | Gazette.net
Adventist HealthCare plans to file a modified certificate of need application soon as part of its bid to move the 252-bed Washington Adventist Hospital from Takoma Park to the White Oak area of Silver Spring, an executive said on Monday. If it gets the approval, the hospital plans to have services such as a behavioral unit with 40 psychiatric beds, a rehabilitation center and walk-in clinic at the Takoma Park campus, but not an emergency room, said Robert Jepson, vice president of business development at Washington Adventist parent Adventist HealthCare.
5 hrs ago | Gazette.net
Any political contribution, even from nonresidents, could get matched by Montgomery County tax dollars under a proposed county public campaign financing bill. A change made by the Government Operations and Fiscal Policy committee Monday, matching contributions from non-county residents under the proposed public financing program goes against the intent of the bill, said Councilman Philip M. Andrews of Gaithersburg.
9 hrs ago | Gazette.net
Montgomery College's Germantown campus officially opened the brand new Bioscience Education Center on Sept. 10 with a dedication ceremony, reception and tours.
Police say they believe two young children who've been missing in suburban Maryland for more than a week are dead, and they're pursuing a homicide case against their mother. Montgomery County police will continue to search parks and wooded areas in Clarksburg and Darnestown for 3-year-old Sarah Hoggle and 2-year-old Jacob Hoggle today, officials said during a morning news conference.
A Montgomery County mother is under arrest but is refusing to tell police where her two young children are, while officers, including those with cadaver dogs, search for the missing youngsters. Montgomery County Police set up a command post at Darnestown Elementary Sunday as officers continue their around-the-clock search for Jacob and Sarah Hoggle.
Catherine Hoggle, the Montgomery County woman who has been missing for days along with her two children, was found late Friday night, authorities said. A telephone tip at about 11:15 p.m. to the 911 center led officers to the woman, said Capt.
Concern grows as Montgomery County police continue to search for a missing Maryland mother- who is diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenia- and her two toddler-aged children. But on Thursday night, police responded to a possible sighting of Hoggle in Germantown.
Doug Ryder , president of Holy Cross Germantown Hospital, converses with Roy J. Green of Damascus Community Bank before giving an address during the Greater Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Bennigan's on Sept. 3 in Clarksburg.
Nina Todd said she struggled to find materials to help her study for a test that makes up part of the middle school magnet program application. Nina, now a 13-year-old ninth grader at Poolesville High School, wrote a study guide and a workbook this past spring to help fifth-graders get ready for Montgomery County Public Schools' test used to help determine which students make it into the system's middle school magnet programs.
Montgomery County police say they intend to file criminal charges against a mother who slipped away from her husband following the disappearance of two of their children. Assistant Police Chief Russ Hamill also said Wednesday that 27-year-old Catherine Hoggle was captured briefly on video in downtown Germantown early Tuesday morning.
Last week, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Empresas Pblicas de Medelln E.S.P. to evaluate the technical, economic and financial feasibility of constructing one or more geothermal power plants in Colombia's Nereidas Valley. EPM is a multi-sector utility founded in 1955 that is owned entirely by the Municipality of Medelln, the second largest city in Colombia.
Without its own place to meet for many years, American Legion Post 295, which serves the Germantown-Gaithersburg area, has finally found a spot to land. The post has leased the old Pumphrey-Mateny house bordering the main parking lot at the MARC station of Germantown Road .
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:33 pm
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