Pumped for Pickleball

Pickleball is a fun, unique sport that has grown over the past few years in Montgomery County. With courts all over the county, it’s a fun way to meet new people and stay active while staying distanced.

A beginner’s guide to bubble tea

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – No, it’s not a mistake. Those bouncy balls at the bottom of the drink are purposeful… and delicious! They are called boba, and the drink is called “boba tea,” but it is more commonly known on…

Maryland Senators meet with local business owners

After 34 days of the government shutdown, local business owners are feeling more heat. Dawson’s Market is offering discounts to its federal worker patrons until Monday, Jan. 28th. Other business owners, however, are concerned for what will happen beyond that time.

Local agencies join in Hurricane Michael relief effort

ROCKVILLE, Maryland – Montgomery County Urban Search and Rescue team is among the local groups offering aid to help with the recovery from the ravages of Hurricane Michael.

Baltimore is a popular site for Oscar-nominated movies filmed in Maryland

Maryland has served as a filming site for Oscar-nominated movies since the 1940s. Movies filmed in Maryland have a combined 42 Oscar nominations and 6 wins, with Baltimore being the most popular filming site.

Maryland native Hollins took complex route to NFL

BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota — As a senior playing for the Wootton High School football team in Rockville, Maryland, wide receiver Mack Hollins dressed in a suit and tie and carried a briefcase around school everyday. All of his friends questioned his…

Three Maryland athletes competing in South Korea games

WASHINGTON — Three athletes who call Maryland home are headed to the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Winter Olympians and Paralympian include women’s ice hockey player Haley Skarupa, speedskater Thomas Hong and sled hockey player Noah…

Nonprofit in Rockville restores bikes for charity

ROCKVILLE, Maryland — A Maryland organization collects bikes in order to fix them up and ship them to impoverished areas of Africa, Asia, and South America and boost economic opportunities in those regions.

Montgomery County teen a champion at climbing the wall that could lead to the Olympics

17- year -old Noah Bratschi is speeding his way to the top. He’s among the top junior wall speed climbers in the country. Speed climbing is among the sports being added to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. And if the teenager continues his winning ways he could well find himself on the way to Japan.

Officials: Cutting prescriptions, alternative treatments keys to easing opioid crisis

WASHINGTON – Reducing prescribed pain medications and innovations in non-opioid treatments could help ease the opioid epidemic, according to top federal drug and public health officials. Drug overdoses in the United States have nearly tripled over the last two decades.…

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