Food truck vendor thrives during pandemic shutdowns and challenges

Rockville, MD – Since December 2020, restaurant manager Chris Van Jura has been selling signature hot dogs in his eight square foot mobile shop. Catalyst Hot Dogs was his way of making money after being furloughed, twice, as a result…

Metro PD advises civilians on how to keep safe from increased homicides and car jackings

Washington – Homicides and juvenile fronted carjackings have increased in the DMV area. As we go into the summertime, the Metropolitan Police Department gives us answers on how we can keep ourselves and our neighbors safe and protected.

Del. Jheanelle K. Wilkins (MD) proposes an emergency bill to get doulas back in the delivery room

Annapolis – The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate of 11 developed countries, and the novel coronavirus pandemic’s impact on hospital restrictions has created an increased risk for expecting individuals. House Bill 1202 is an emergency legislation that would allow…

Group pushing to reopen Montgomery County Public Schools asks Governor Larry Hogan to intervene

Montgomery County, Maryland – After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its schools reopening plan to modify physical distancing in elementary schools from six feet to three feet, Montgomery County Public Schools reopening group TogetherAgainMCPS urges Governor Larry…

Montgomery County high schools Red Cross Clubs host virtual blood drive

Silver Spring, MD – From their website, the American Red Cross is in critical need for blood and platelet donors as they deal with the pandemic, natural disasters and other spontaneous life events. Using the American Red Cross ‘Sleeves Up’…

Increasing salt runoff is impacting Montgomery County residents’ water supply

Montgomery County, Maryland – Residents and private corporations excess use of road salt over the winter months has started to infiltrate the water supply. Through regulation and action forums and summits, the Department of Environmental Protection is working to combat the…

The Department of Homeland Security makes $20 million available to fight domestic terrorism

In the wake of the January 6 insurrection at the United State Capitol building, the Biden administration is taking steps to combat white supremacist motivated domestic terrorism, violence and the online radicalization of youths and adults.