Stories for February 2012


Wednesday, February 29

Churchill Girls Lose to Blair in 4A West Quarterfinals

Racoosin among talented Bulldogs expected to return.

The Churchill girls’ basketball team’s 2011-12 season began with a deep, talented roster and high expectations. It ended with a six-point fourth quarter amid the absence of composure.

Help Save Ezra’s Life or Another’s

Register to become a bone marrow donor.

Two-year-old Ezra Freeman has a rare primary immune deficiency called Hyper IgM Syndrome. Only with a bone marrow transplant will his life be saved. Thus far, neither doctors, hospitals nor the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation have been unable to find a donor match. Time is critical.

Supporting Brain Injury Programs

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month.

Many people have been affected by a loved one or friend who has had a traumatic brain injury, a stroke or a concussion. According to MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, one and a half million traumatic brain injuries, concussions and nearly a million strokes occur every year in the United States.

13-Year-Old Makes Audiences Laugh

Shaping an early career in comedy.

Hoover Middle School’s Gabriel Stopak might be the next Jay Leno or Dave Letterman. The 13-year-old displays no reticence at standing up in front of an audience of adults and presenting his comedy routine.

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Seven Locks Elementary Hosts Open House

Principal Rebecca (Robin) Gordon invites the community and Seven Locks Alumni to an open house on March 8 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to see the newly built Seven Locks Elementary School at 9500 Seven Locks Road, Bethesda.

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Bone Marrow Donor Drive for 13-year-old Leukemia Survivor

Shynia Milligan's family is coordinating the bone marrow drive at Almas Temple, on K Street in Washington, D.C.

Thirteen-year-old Shynia Milligan was diagnosed with AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia) in the summer of 2010. AML is a life-threatening blood cancer.

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Student Workout

Christ Episcopal School seventh- and eighth-grade students enjoy the opportunity of working out at the Rockville Gold's Gym twice a week as a part of the five-day-a-week Physical Education Curriculum at Christ Episcopal School.

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Gift and Tribute

Every child who has a bar/bat mitzvah at Congregation B’nai Tzedek in Potomac is encouraged to do a Tzedakah project, or an act of charity and loving kindness.

Letter: Support Volunteer Firefighters

After reading the article, "Old Tensions Delay Fire House Expansion," I pondered how quickly memories fade, for the article said nothing about the retribution heaped on volunteer firehouses for their opposition to the ambulance fee.

Letter: Don’t Treat Deer as Pets

The Potomac Almanac cover photo and story dated Feb.22-28, 2012 misrepresents the harm deer cause to our community. Depicting deer as pets is just plain wrong. Deer are a wildlife species that have exploded to untenable numbers.

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Tuesday, February 28

Column: “Battling Cancer”

I suppose, as a cancer patient, there’s a presumption/understanding that not giving into cancer and its potential ravages is an ongoing battle – to the death, if you will. And I imagine, on many levels, some truer than others, it is. War is indeed waged – so to speak, in hopes of defeating this horrible disease (enemy).

Thursday, February 23

Washington Episcopal Earns First in Robotics Competition

Washington Episcopal School’s robotics team, the "Dragonbots," won first place in the presentation category for a creative, imaginative, well-documented, and demonstrated research project at the International First LEGO League state-wide competition at UMBC Retriever Activities Center in Catonsville, Md. on Jan. 28. Seventy-four teams competed. The FLL organized the competition, which hosts around 20,000 teams in over 60 countries.

School Notes

Feb. 22-28

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Potomac Calendar

Feb. 22-28

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‘Fresh Flowers and Furry Friends’ at Gallery Har Shalom

Opening reception planned for Sunday, March 4.

Gallery Har Shalom is launching the exhibit, "Fresh Flowers and Furry Friends," featuring the work of five artists: Barbara F. Bell, Rockville; Merry Lymn, Potomac; Bert GF Shankman, Olney; Shirley Hendel, Potomac. and Leigh Partington, Washington Grove.

Dance Bethesda Concert To Showcase Six Eclectic Companies

The eighth annual Dance Bethesda, a weekend celebrating dance, will feature a formal dance concert showcasing area companies at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 3. The event, produced by Bethesda Urban Partnership and the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, will take place at Round House Theatre, located at 4545 East-West Highway in downtown Bethesda.

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Potomac Pet Connection

Potomac readers submit their pet photos.

Wednesday, February 22

Column: Marking Time

As much as I don’t want to be ever-mindful of today’s date – relative to when I first learned of my diagnosis, that Thursday three years ago this very week, when my Internal Medicine doctor called me with the results of the biopsy (confirming the malignancy); and of course all that had preceded it and all that has happened since.

‘Fresh Flowers and Furry Friends’ at Gallery Har Shalom

Opening reception planned for Sunday, March 4.

Gallery Har Shalom is launching the exhibit, "Fresh Flowers and Furry Friends," featuring the work of five artists: Barbara F. Bell, Rockville; Merry Lymn, Potomac; Bert GF Shankman, Olney; Shirley Hendel, Potomac. and Leigh Partington, Washington Grove.

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Learning To ‘Take Life To the Next Level’

Life Coach Susan Samakow inspires.

Dealing with transitions in life can often be confusing, difficult and emotional. Moving, retiring, divorce, becoming an empty nester, switching careers — change is often complicated and challenging.


Unseasonably warm temperatures around Potomac have resulted in early spring flowers, like these daffodils.

Former NBA Player To Visit Fourth School

Former NBA player and current ESPN college basketball analyst Adrian Branch will lead two weeks of basketball camps at the Fourth Presbyterian School’s 2012 Fourth Summer Programs.

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Old Tensions Delay Falls Road Fire House Expansion

Montgomery County declines to fund its share of project.

County Executive Isiah Leggett removed the $7 million renovation and addition project to Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department Station No. 30 on Falls Road from his current proposed Capital Improvement Program. What was originally supposed to be a joint project between the county and the Cabin John volunteers is now on hold because of a disagreement over ownership.

Tuesday, February 21

Employment and Classified Ads Feb. 22, 2012

Classifieds Feb. 22, 2012: Job Opportunities, Yard Sales, Home Repairs and Handyman Services

Thursday, February 16

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Making the Grade

Local school officials offer strategies for strengthening study habits.

When Jackie Jackson’s son brought home his report card recently, the Centreville mother of three was shocked. "His grades had fallen to an unacceptable level," said Jackson

Potomac Calendar Feb. 15-21

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Whitman Grad’s Paromi Tea Makes Its Mark

Paul Rosen loved the taste of "bush tea" from the U.S. Virgin Islands where he grew up — tea that was created from the herbs and flowers native to the environment. When he returned as a teenager to the Bethesda, he was unable to find teas with the "fresh as the day it was picked" aroma and taste that he desired. Because of his passion to satisfying this tea craving, he was inspired to research hundreds of varieties of tea — and to launch his own tea company, Paromi Tea.

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MoverMoms Celebrate 5 Years of Helping Others

More volunteers always welcome.

Chief Inspiration Officer Salma Hasan Ali describes the power of MoverMoms this way: "It might seem like it’s a drop in the bucket, but when people collectively do just a little, the bucket suddenly becomes full."

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‘Crafting for a Cure’ Benefits Ovarian Cancer Research

Taking control through their craft.

All are touched by cancer, some more than others. Five Potomac women who met every week in a crafting group were devastated when one of their members was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. As an antidote to worrying and losing sleep while their friend was fighting the disease, they mobilized — and "Crafting for a Cure" was born. They started selling belt buckles, necklaces, earrings, and brooches — and donating all their profits for ovarian and gynecological cancer research.

"Is He Dead?" At Winston Churchill High School

The throaty guffaw you just heard emanating from the great beyond belongs to Mark Twain, who is no doubt getting a kick out of the posthumous success of his 1898 play "Is He Dead?" — an exceedingly silly doodle of a comedy that Twain never saw produced in his lifetime.

Har Shalom Players To Perform ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

Musical harkens to ‘50s and ‘60s

It’s 1958 — and Conrad Birdie is coming to the small town of Sweet Apple, Ohio to plant “One Last Kiss” on 15-year-old Kim MacAfee’s lips. The story continues as Kim’s family gets ready to appear on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” where Conrad Birdie will be serenading Kim.

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Exhibiting ‘Art Without Borders’

JAMmARTt (Jews and Muslims Making ART Together) will celebrate the opening of its exhibition Art Without Borders: A Celebration of Humanity at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, Goldman Art Gallery, with a reception on Sunday, Feb. 19 from 2 to 4 p.m.

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Last Jews of Yemen Exhibit at B'nai Tzedek

Congregation B’nai Tzedek in Potomac, held a reception on Tuesday, Feb. 7, for the opening of the “Last Jews of Yemen” photography exhibit — portraying one of the oldest indigenous Jewish communities in the Middle East, and the last surviving remnant of this ancient community.

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Proposal for Reducing Odor Causes Stink

Construction seeks to eliminate stench from sewer line vents.

Construction along the C&O Canal to help eliminate stench is currently causing a stink. The parking lot at Anglers Inn on MacArthur Boulevard, used by kayakers enjoying the Potomac River as well as runners, hikers and bikers traversing the Billy Goat Trail and towpath, is now filled with construction equipment and no parking signs. The public can’t access the lower lot at this time.

River Road Bike Path Moves Forward

Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation intends to build a 1,200-foot, five-foot wide bike path on the north side of River Road, from Riverwood Drive to River Oaks Lane. The county will need to acquire the land, finalize engineering and begin construction. The target completion date of the $400,000 project is Spring 2013.

Planners Release Book Featuring Historic Sites

The 10th- anniversary edition of the award-winning “Places from the Past: The Tradition of Gardez Bien in Montgomery County, Maryland,” a book that inventories the county’s historic sites, is now available online.

Copper Gutter and Downspout Thefts Investigated

Detectives from the 1st and 2nd District Investigative Sections continue to investigate over two dozen incidents of theft of copper gutters and copper downspouts from area residences.

Tuesday, February 14

Column: "Diseased"

But not sickness. Not health, either, as last week’s column ended. At least that’s the way I characterize my having stage IV lung cancer. And I don’t know if I’m splitting hairs here, since I’ve never worked in a salon, although I do get my hair cut regularly; but I have been accused of speaking double-talk.

Monday, February 13

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County Shoots For Solution to Deer

Long concerns about deer could shorten safety zone for bow hunters.

Bow hunters have to be precise and accurate, said Mark Eakin, who testified before Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee late last month.

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Polar Bear Plunge

Students at Walt Whitman High School raised money for the Special Olympics by going in the Chesapeake

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Column: Getting Into Hot Water Again

Legend has it that civilization began with hot water. Most of us could not imagine a life without that hot wake-up stuff in the morning. My grandfather heated hot water in a big pot on the wood stove for the weekly bath on Saturday evening. Lots of folks used to do that.

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Class Outside

Teachers are used to spring fever, when the students all cry, "Can we have class outside?"

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Long Concerns About Deer Could Shorten Safety Zone For Bow Hunters

County Shoots for Deer Solution

Bow hunters have to be precise and accurate, said Mark Eakin, who testified before Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee late last month.

Thursday, February 9

Potomac Entertainment

Feb. 9-16.

Calendar for Feb. 8

30 Years in Prison for Wife’s Murder

‘There’s nothing to defend this crime.’

Consumed by his own irrational fears and demons, Chantilly’s Tony Tong had threatened to kill his wife for years. In October 2010, he did so; and last week in Fairfax County Circuit Court, he was sentenced to 30 years in pri


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The Play’s the Thing

Chantilly, Westfield finish first, second in one-act competition.

Local students showed off their acting chops last week when Chantilly and Westfield high schools finished first and second, respectively, in the Concorde District portion of the VHSL One-Act Play Competition. It was held Monday, Jan. 30, at Herndon High.

Details of the Offense

In January 2011, Tony Tong had a preliminary hearing in connection with the death of his wife, Kathleen Tran. Homicide Det. Brian Colligan explained the events leading up to the Oct. 22, 2010 tragedy. He said Tran had driven their son John home from a friend’s house and, some time after 1 a.m., they arrived home to find Tong, then 43, furious.

Progress Report from Labor Resource Center

The Centreville Labor Resource Center (CLRC) opened in December and, in nearly two months of operation, registered more than 150 Centreville-area residents who want temporary employment. CLRC’s professional staff and 27 volunteers provide information and quick service to both employers and those seeking work.

‘Dramapalooza’ at Centreville High

One-act play festival takes the stage.

Students take the helm when Centreville High presents "Dramapalooza," its annual, one-act play festival. Show times are Friday, Feb 17, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Feb 18, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door.

Campbell Takes a Look Back

Although Mike Campbell will leave Centreville High in July, he’s still delighted to be its principal and is proud of the school’s standing locally and nationwide.

Heading for Huntsville

CVH Principal Campbell retiring, taking job in Alabama.

The way Mike Campbell figures it, his retirement will last all of 24 hours. Centreville High’s principal is leaving the school, this summer, and heading for a new job with Huntsville City Public Schools in Alabama.

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Valentine's Day Décor

In honor of Cupid's day, share ideas for sweetening a home or dining table.

Whether planning a dinner party for friends, a romantic meal for two or a breakfast surprise for children, local designers say simple accents can create a festive atmosphere on Valentine's Day.

Wednesday, February 8

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Whitman Girls Bust Out of Offensive Slump

After recent struggles, Vikings score 75 in win against Springbrook.

Whitman girls’ basketball coach Pete Kenah sat at a desk and opened the team’s scorebook after a Feb. 3 contest against Springbrook. Two days earlier, the Vikings shot 3 for 28 in the first half against Richard Montgomery en route to a 54-40 loss. Forty-eight hours later, Whitman’s offensive effort against the talented Blue Devils left the scorebook littered with ink.

Sports Briefs: Whitman Boys Lose To Springbrook

The Whitman boys’ basketball team trailed by 18 at halftime and lost to Springbrook 62-34 on Feb. 3 at WWHS.

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House on a Hill

Contemporary in Oakton transformed into welcoming southern colonial.

Hunstville, Ala. is a pretty small town-- yet it has three historic districts and more homes in the national register than most places twice its size. Growing up in such a community, Gina Jones is understandably attracted to welcoming porches and grand foyers--hallmarks of the antebellum style.

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Remodeling: An Opportunity To Follow One’s Passion

Adding that personal touch.

Having remodeled thousands of projects over the past 25 years, our clients' reactions tell us that some of the most successful projects often address a specific passion or interest. Folks seem to be spending more and more time at home not only working, but also enriching their lives through personal interests.

Lori Tansey Martens’ focus is on International Ethics

Lori Tansey Martens’ Helping Businesses Navigate Ethics Globally

Ethics is a familiar topic in the news — from charges that a political candidate has ethics violations to the savings and loan crisis in the 1990s to the very current banking and mortgage financial break-down. The establishment of business ethics came into its own arena in the late 1980s, both within major corporations as well as in academia.

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Third Annual “Cecily’s Advocacy” Parenting Workshop at McLean School

Workshop Teaches How To Adjust to Learning Differences

“Learning Differences: What Works?” will be the subject of the third annual “Cicely’s Advocacy” workshop on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the McLean School, 8224 Lochinver Lane in Potomac. This workshop kicks-off with a keynote address by dyslexia researcher and expert, Thomas G. West who will speak about “Amazing Shortcomings, Amazing Gifts.

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Long-Time Potomac Residents Share Their Stories.

Eyewitnesses to Potomac’s Past

“Each of our speakers is a history book,” Dana Semmes told the standing-room-only crowd at the Shanghai Café in the Potomac Oaks Shopping Center. “They will share with us memories of Potomac long ago in the ‘30s, ‘40s and 50s.”

Not Another Valentine’s Day

Some alternatives to the usual fare.

Roses, chocolates and Hallmark Cards are standard Valentine’s Day fare. Gifts with a personalized element, however, are all the more significant for impressing that special someone.

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‘Mini-Mester’ Day Challenges Holy Child Students

Teachers present their dream courses.

If you had the opportunity to design a new urban plan for Potomac Village, what would you change? Twelve junior and senior students from the Connelly School of the Holy Child were given this challenge Tuesday morning, Jan. 24, during a surprise “mini-mester” day. After an explanation of what city planning is all about by teacher Cindy Kahan, the girls were assigned to “dream big with no constraints.

Tuesday, February 7

Not Another Valentine’s Day: Gifts Outside the Box

Flowers, chocolates and Hallmark Cards are standard Valentine’s Day fare. Unique gifts with a personalized element, however, are all the more significant for impressing that special someone.

Column: Back On The Juice…

The chemotherapy juice, that is. Going forward now, every three weeks until I’ve completed six infusions, finishing sometime around mid May barring any foreseen – and previously experienced blips (meaning delays): levels, counts, readings, etc., that would compel my oncologist to stop åhe treatment and await results of a retest

Thursday, February 2

Moderate Mutiny

With the sluggish economy at the forefront of voters’ minds this year, former Democratic Gov. Tim Kaine hopes to put fiscal issues at the top of his campaign to fill the seat vacated by Democratic U.S. Sen. Jim Webb. In an interview on Thursday, Jan. 19, Kaine said he hopes to promote a "talent economy" in Washington. It’s a reality the former governor says has become evident in the last few decades, when Virginia moved from being one of the lowest median income states to being one of the wealthiest.

Celebrating the Chinese New Year

Lunar Chinese New Year festivities continued this past weekend, attracting hundreds of thousands of shoppers and visitors to Fair Oaks Mall. Lunar New Year is the most important holiday of the Chinese traditional calendar, based on the phases of the moon and the solar year. The year is 4710 and celebrates the dragon, which is considered the luckiest sign of the Chinese zodiac, symbolizing strength, power and good luck.

Commentary: Dulles Rail Phase II: A Common Sense Approach

This spring the Fairfax and Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will be required to make a final decision to opt in or out of Phase II of the Dulles Rail project. Rail through Tysons past the airport and into Loudoun is the largest public works project in the history of the Commonwealth and it has significant financial implications to the counties, its residents and businesses, and especially to the users of the Dulles Toll Road. As the Dulles corridor and Tysons are the economic engines of the region and the Commonwealth the project also has telling implications on our future job growth.

Letter: Waste of Taxpayer Money

I recently received a "Richmond Update" from Del. Jim Le Munyon advising: "I have proposed an additional $400,000 in the state budget for the State Police to more effectively conduct background checks for individuals desiring to purchase a firearm. Recently, a constituent brought to my attention the significant delays some purchasers were experiencing in receiving the results of their background checks …"

Remembering Harry Heisler

Wife mourns husband of 28 years.

Ask Evelyn Heisler what made her husband Harry so special to her, and she answers without hesitation. "He had a razor-sharp wit and a brilliant sense of humor and he made me laugh every day," she said.

Fulfilling a Dream

Ahmadiyya Muslim mosque is almost completed.

Set back from the road, yet perched upon a hill, the mosque that will serve area members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community is nearing completion in Chantilly. Just off Walney Road and Eagle Chase Circle, the 7,200-square-foot place of worship is called the Mubarak mosque which, in Islamic, means "blessed tidings."

‘We’re Really Frustrated’

Homeowner’s insurance company seeks damages from WGL.

Leaving a recent meeting of the Brookfield Civic Association, Thuan Nguyen was not a happy man. After losing his home in a December 2010 gas explosion, he and his family carried on with their lives, but never received definitive answers regarding what caused the blast.

Prayer Schedule and Message of Peace

At the new, Ahmadiyya Muslim mosque in Chantilly, morning prayers will start before sunrise; evening prayers are said approximately 45 minutes after sundown. And the imam will be there to lead the congregation in prayer, seven days a week.

SCC vs. WGL: What’s Next?

State and gas company disagree over report.

The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) determined that Washington Gas Company [WGL] committed 11 "probable violations" in regard to the December 2010 explosion in Brookfield. But the gas company believes otherwise.

Vandals Damage New Mosque in Chantilly

Windows smashed, property damaged.

The motto of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community is "Love for all, hatred for none." Its Web site is

Wednesday, February 1

Sports Brief: Churchill Wrestling Loses To Walter Johnson

The Churchill wrestling team faced Walter Johnson on Jan. 28 in a match that would determine if Churchill went to the county dual meet championship. Churchill came away with a 37-21 loss, dropping its record to 10-3.

Second-Half Defense Lifts Bulldogs Past Patriots

Churchill’s Williams helps shut down Wootton’s red-hot Ibeh.

Churchill boys’ basketball head coach Matt Miller could see it coming. He tried to warn the Bulldogs but it was too late.

Churchill’s Racoosin Plays ‘Like a Guy’

Athleticism, jumping ability make Bulldog guard an offensive threat.

Shira Racoosin’s skill set — most notably her ability to shoot an actual jump shot — has been compared to that of a male hoopster. While Racoosin appears slightly embarrassed about discussing the topic, her athletic ability makes her one of the top scoring threats on a Bulldogs team ranked No. 11 in the latest edition of the Washington Post’s top 20.

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Pony Steelers Team Won the Division 4 Maryland Youth Football State Championship.

State Champions

The Rockville Football League (RFL) Pony Steelers Team — a Potomac/Rockville group of mostly 9-year-old boys — recently won the Division 4 Maryland Youth Football State Championship.

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County Breaks Ground on New Animal Adoption Center.

Animal-Lovers Celebrate Ground-breaking.

“At last” were the opening words of pride and relief from David Dise, director of the Montgomery Department of General Services who kicked off the ground-breaking ceremony for the new Animal Services and Adoption Center on Saturday, Jan. 27.

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Roller Rink Adapts to Need

County hopes to adapt roller hockey rink for accessible sports this fiscal year.

Some of Pam Yerg’s players use crutches and walkers and "struggle through the ruts and grass and the mud" to be part of soccer activities and games

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Splitting Time Between Potomac and Vermont

Couple enjoys life as innkeepers.

Readers who watched the 1980’s television sitcom “Newhart” will remember the Vermont inn that Newhart and his wife ran. The Norwich Inn, the implied setting of the show, is now owned by Potomac residents, Jill and Joe Lavin.

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‘Up On The Rooftop’

Potomac native coordinates more than 100 events at rooftop venue.

As soon as spring breezes begin to blow and the warm sunny days of April and May appear, a rooftop high above Rockville Town Center will come to life with dancing music, tantalizing food, happy hours and parties for young, old, single and married.

At Geographic Bee

Susanna Yau, an 8th grade student at Fourth Presbyterian School, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship.

Column: "Progression"

There’s a word – in a medical context, anyway, that you don’t hear every day. And if you’re a stage IV lung cancer survivor – like me, 35 months post-diagnosis, it’s hardly the word you ever want to hear – or see – describing the most recent CT Scan of your lungs (Mediastinum) where your malignant tumors have been in "partial stable remission" going on two-plus years now. "Progression" means growth. Growth means the relative calm under which you’ve existed for the last few years is officially over.

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Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

Grade 2 students sing during the annual all-school chapel honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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WES Hosts Cartoonist

Cartoonist and author Marc Tyler Nobleman visited Washington Episcopal School on Dec. 7.

January Flowers Bring Winter Smiles

Potomac Village Garden Club provides flowers and friendship for seniors.

The Village at Rockville is a little more floral thanks to a delegation from the Potomac Village Garden Club. The club provided chrysanthemums and carnations for floral arrangements on Jan. 24, which were supplemented by greens from members’ personal gardens.

Potomac Psychologist Helps Sleep-Deprived New Parents

Strategy allows parents to get at least five hours of uninterrupted sleep each night.

When Megan Price and her husband Marc Weiner describe the first weeks of life with their 6-month-old son Adrian, one of the first adjustments that comes to mind is sleep deprivation.

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This Week in Potomac

River Road Bank Robbed, School Bus Safety Cameras, Presidential Election Judges Needed

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Future Reporters?

The third grade class at St. Raphael School listens to reporter Colleen Healy talk about her work at The Potomac Almanac.