December 3, 2010

Montgomery County news blurbs

From the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center

Coffee and Conversation with Ken Hartman, Director of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center. Find out about programs and services in Montgomery County, learn more about the Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board and their role in the community, or just bring your concerns from your community to discuss. Friday, December 3, 2010 any time between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon ˆBethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814

Montgomery County Council approves White Flint infrastructure financing plan.

Driver of Marcum‚s Stolen Vehicle Extradited to Montgomery County Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division Homicide/Sex Section are continuing to investigate the murder of Sue Ann Marcum, age 52, from the 6200 block of Massachusetts Avenue in Bethesda.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide investigation is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Those who wish to remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward should call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).


ROCKVILLE PIKE (MD 355) CROSSING STUDY: PLANNING BOARD MEETING ON MONDAY DEC. 6: The Planning Board is scheduled to discuss the Rockville Pike Crossing Study being conducted by Montgomery County DOT at 6 p.m. on Monday, December 6 at the Park & Planning office - 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring. The Crossing Study is for a proposed project to provide safe pedestrian access and mitigate gridlock between the National Naval Medical Center and the Medical Center Metro station.

Alternative 2B has been selected as the preferred alternative:

MCDOT officials will give a presentation on the status of the study, and the Planning Board will hear public testimony and recommendations from Planning Staff. See the Montgomery County Planning Board's BRAC web site for more information:

BRAC IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE (BIC) TO RECEIVE MCDOT CROSSING STUDY PRESENTATION ON DECEMBER 21 MCDOT officials will provide an update on the Crossing Study at the next meeting of the County's BRAC Implementation Committee on Tuesday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the BCC Regional Services Center. In addition. Maryland Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) officials will provide an update on the SHA Intersections Improvement project. More information on the Dec. 21 BIC meeting:

Transportation Resource Reference Guide for Seniors and People with Disabilities

For more information, please visit the county‚s website below to learn more about programs and resources.

Montgomery County Public Libraries Looks for Customer Feedback on Computer Use In Branches through Online Survey. The survey is accessible from any computer and takes an average of about 10 minutes to complete. It will run through December 3. Take the online survey on:

Recreation Department Sponsors Food Drive To Benefit Manna Food Bank Now through December 9 ˆ Residents are encouraged to participate by donating non-perishable food items at any of the department‚s community, recreation, aquatic or senior centers. To locate the closest recreational facility, go to

Each of us can contribute to strengthening our community by serving in Dr. King‚s honor on the King Holiday and throughout the year. What role will you play? Make January 17th a day ON, not a day off. For a listing of current volunteer opportunities, to share how your group will honor the day, and more information about the musical tribute at Strathmore, go to . For more information and questions, please email or call 240-777-2618.

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