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Silver Spring (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • Hurricane Sandy boosts federal telework

    Hurricane Sandy boosts federal telework
    Federal officials shut the government down as Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore late last month, but NOAA employee Holly Bamford remained hard at work. While heavy rain and wind lashed her Silver Spring office, the National Ocean Service manager oversaw...
  • Pamela Homiak weds Eric Segerson

    Pamela Homiak and Eric Segerson Pamela Homiak, daughter of Albert and Nancy Homiak, of Westminster, wed Eric Segerson, son of David and Mary Segerson, who reside in Columbia. The Rev. Curtis Young officiated at the ceremony in the Church of Atonement,...
  • State issues salmonella warning about Trader Joe's peanut butter

    The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is advising consumers not to consume or purchase Trader Joe's brand Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter made with sea salt because of a potential link to a Salmonella outbreak. The department said...
  • Editorial: Ulman support for gambling expansion is unfortunate

    Editorial: Ulman support for gambling expansion is unfortunate
    Last week, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman stood by two of his fellow county executives at a news conference in Silver Spring and endorsed the question on this fall's ballot that would expand gambling in Maryland. We wish he hadn't. Question 7 would...
  • 37 companies -- and counting -- will compete in Invest Maryland Challenge startup competition

    Maryland is throwing a business competition to encourage startups to take root in the state -- the event is called the Invest Maryland Challenge. The prizes total $300,000 in grants and business services. So far, the competition has attracted 37...
  • Dorothy May Press, homemaker

    Dorothy May Press, homemaker
    Dorothy May Press, a homemaker and matriarch of her family, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 10 at her home in the Rosemont section of West Baltimore. She was 94. Born Dorothy May Brown in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Sarah Jane Smith Brown, a...
  • Mother of Columbia man pleads guilty in armored car robberies

    Mother of Columbia man pleads guilty in armored car robberies
    A Laurel woman and mother of a Columbia man who pled guilty to stealing thousands of dollars in a series of armored car robberies pleaded guilty herself this week to conspiring with her son and others in two of the thefts, according to the Maryland...
  • Dream Act supporters ramp up campaign

    Supporters of Maryland's Dream Act, a measure passed by the General Assembly last year extending in-state college tuition to the children of some illegal immigrants, are staging a series of events this week to build momentum in their effort to uphold it ...
  • 89 Md. facilities bought drugs from firm linked to meningitis outbreak

    89 Md. facilities bought drugs from firm linked to meningitis outbreak
    The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak. The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
  • Say no to MGM

    When you critically analyze a problem, you can come up with minor faults, major faults, and faults that are inexcusable. I am writing about an inexcusable fault in the bill that supports expanded casino gambling in the state of Maryland ("Path to jobs...
  • 'Lost' ballot in Montgomery County suggests an effort to suppress the vote

    As an octogenarian, I hoped to avoid the problem of getting to the polls on Election Day by requesting an absentee ballot. But guess what? I spent hours in the effort but all to no avail. My recent attempt to obtain an absentee ballot for the general...
  • Earl Badu, former Maryland basketball player, jumps to his death onto I-695

    Earl Badu, former Maryland basketball player, jumps to his death onto I-695
    Earl Badu, a former Maryland basketball player and St. Frances graduate, died after he had jumped to his death Thursday morning. Badu, 33, had jumped from the I-95 overpass onto I-695, where he fell about 50 feet, Baltimore County police spokeswoman...