Thursday, July 11, 2013
Join Poolesville reality show personalities Gail and Lauren Lee (who appeared on the reality show "The Biggest Loser" Season 13) in the DC Event THE BIGGEST LOSER Run/Walk to get fit and support the weight loss movement.
For info on the event visit this link.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Thursday, June 20, 2013
But I keep tripping over resources that indicate I need to embrace the chaos I thrive within, and stop attempting to control the chaos. It is hard to imagine what that looks like (when my interests tend to be in areas where the most successful people APPEAR to be organized and disciplined.) Coming across this jewel of a talk was a bonus:
So I dare to have hope for my future. And though my doctor and therapist retracted my ADHD diagnosis having ruled it out with medication and talk therapy... I still have a level of distraction and disorganization with a strong creative impulse and that is what we are harnessing instead of trying to "fix."
And now I must move on to somethig else... SQUIRREL.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
For that exact reason Tibetan Buddhism offers precise teachings on what death is, what to expect, how to prepare and how to help any being that is dying or will die.
Check out the upcoming P'howa retreat here on Poolesville no matter what your faith... you will learn a useful skill!
Not on Facebook? Go directly to the temple website:
Remember Dale Carnahan, Malik Banana, James McCollum, Kristin Watts, Michael Poe, Sarah Auer and other distinguished members of our community?
Yes, we all have a memory of someone special, young in years, a child of this town that has died. Whether the death was caused by human error or human illness it is a loss-------a loss that we grieve day in and day out and a hurt that will not leave us.
Come spend 2 hours with myself, Montgomery County Police, my fellow Commissioner Jim Brown, parents of our lost youth and other special guest speakers as we remember our lost children and discuss the safety and awareness of this town’s youth.
On Thursday April 4, 2013 at 6:30 pm in the PHS AUDITORIUM, I am inviting and counting on all of you to be present and spread the word. This assembly will affect you and your child in a positive meaningful way now and in their future. Make a pledge to me today to attend.
I have worked hard to make this assembly happen and it is for YOU the parent and our children. See you there! Please bring a neighbor and their child!
Saturday, January 5, 2013
From: "Jim Brown" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Jan 5, 2013 4:20 AM
Subject: 1/4/13----Poolesville News, Events, and Commentary
Hello Poolesville and the UpCounty Region,
We have plenty to talk about this week but I have to admit I have no energy to do so. Instead I somehow need to put thoughts into words concerning the recent passing of another of one of our outstanding young citizens---Michael Poe.
As you probably know, Michael Poe, the son of Leslie and Steve Poe and the brother to Mitchell and Matthew Poe, was found dead late on Wednesday night in the Adams Morgan section of Washington DC, This sad story has so many angles----"how" and "why" being predominant in the minds of many. Those questions will have to play themselves out in some other venue. My focus here today will be on Michael, his family, the community who helped to find him, and where we go from here.
Like many of the kids who grow up playing basketball in Poolesville, Michael was a part of the Poolesville Basketball Association, he played hoops (amongst other sports) at PHS, and he was also a counselor at our Falcon Basketball Camp. His easy smile and good nature made him a favorite amongst anyone he met or became friends with (and Michael had a ton of buddies). Plenty of people knew Michael better than I did, but he always went out of his way, in a beyond-his-years respectful manner, to make sure he acknowledged you as a friend. This kid was a good one---easily able to be called one of "Poolesville's Finest".
As good a young man as he was, I knew Michael to be an even better brother and son. His younger brother Mitchell is another solid citizen who has followed in his brother's large footsteps over the years. He's just as friendly, engaging and smart as his older bro. Steve and Leslie are picture-perfect community members---always volunteering to help beyond the timeframes of their sons' involvement and not afraid to do the dirty work when needed. I've done volunteer work with both of these folks and I can't say enough for their cheery attitude and their can-do spirit. I hope they don't lose those attributes, although it's obvious this family will never be the same.
Finally, no discussion about Michael can be complete without talking about his relationship with his little brother Matt. Matt was born with Down Syndrome and is bundle of energy loved by everyone he embraces (literally), especially those in the close-knit Monocacy Elementary school community. I've been in dozens of places (mostly basketball games, of course) where the Poe family was doing their thing---Mitchell or Michael playing, Leslie and/or Steve volunteering, and young Matt handing out the love and the hugs. In looking back I can always picture Michael holding, hugging, talking to, loving, and, of course (due to Matt's whirlwind nature), restraining Matt from running off to meet someone else who was a friend. Michael had a true love for Matt---a love most siblings should try to emulate.
When Michael disappeared, the Poolesville community was forced to show their collective strength and compassion once again. Scores of young adults peppered the streets of College Park and Washington DC with flyers looking for Michael---a person many knew well and some people knew not at all. It didn't matter if you knew Michael or the Poe family, if you were "Poolesville", it was time to take action in search of one of your own. In the end, a team of men----community leaders of the highest regard in my opinion----took it upon themselves to scour the streets of DC until they could find Michael. And find Michael they did, then the true sadness set in. The Poe's upcounty extended family brought Michael home to his community, a community that came together for a mission from the heart that now grieves for yet another young person lost.
Where do we go from here? Why must another family---one of us----suffer another loss that possibly could have been avoided? How can we stop the seemingly perpetual cycle of shocking rumor, then disbelief, then the sadness and tears with lives irrevocably changed, then back to the same old, same old with an occasional nod, either virtual or actual, to a lost friend? I know one thing----I'm tired of it. Lives may come and go (and we'll all go someday, of course), but the pain, agony, and sadness of events like this past week, with young lives lost, outlives us all. It's time we put an end to the cycle.
While no plans have been made for Michael's funeral as of this moment, there are friends who would like to have an ongoing prayer vigil with the Blessed Sacrament in St. Mary's Church in Barnesville now until the viewing and funeral. Consider coming and spending one hour in prayer for Michael and his family as he goes home to God and as they struggle through these days. The hours for prayer and adoration will be: Saturday, 12:30pm through the night until 7:00am Sunday and then later on Sunday from 4:00pm through the night until 9:00am Monday. It is important that the church knows what hours are covered so please call and volunteer for an hour by calling Monica Garrett at 301-956-6403 or email her at email@example.com.
The Poe Family would like to convey how appreciative they are for all of the kind words from everyone at this most difficult time. Many of you have graciously taken the time to bring food by their home, and for that they are thankful. At present, no further food contributions are necessary, however, at a later time they may call on your generosity once more.
This Monday's Town Commissioner Meeting is the meeting to attend if you want to learn about how the town functions and who is doing the "functioning". The town's annual "State of the Town" get-together is scheduled for Monday (1/7/13) at 7:30 PM at Town Hall. The meeting will feature reports from our financial auditors and the aforementioned supervisory staff, board and commission chairs covering all aspects of life in Poolesville and the upcounty. They deserve your attention.
Thanks again for your time. As always, your feedback is welcome, as are the free advertisements for your events, businesses, and/or services to be posted below. Please submit them in "cut and paste" format and I'll be sure to include them each week. I'll see you around town!
REALTOR, Turning Point Real Estate
"The Hardest Working Man in Local Real Estate"
P.S. For information regarding FiOS service or to report damage to property please call 301-282-3562 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Town is also compiling a list to assist residents with unresolved issues. Please send address and nature of complaint to email@example.com.
P.P.S. As per the town web site Christmas Trees will be picked up in January on regular recycling day
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Real Estate News---------
Four settlements for my customers this month (January)---and this in supposedly the "slow" period of the year. I think we're going to have a terrific spring where the adage "clean it nice, price it right" will mean your house will sell. Please contact me for a no obligation review of your home and the recent pricing in our area. Nobody knows Poolesville better than I do! Please ask me about how you can get a discounted sales commission rate----very important for sellers and a big incentive for buyers!
Local lender Jeff Stempler of REMN says that if you need some encouragement on the home sale front, look to the recent November National New Home Sales which are up 4.4% to a 377,000 annual rate, and now up 15.3% versus a year ago. The new home median price of $246,000 is up 14.9% over a year ago. And the months' supply of new homes is now down to 4.7, equal to the lowest level since 2005. Economists say new home sales are usually the last part of the housing market to recover, so this is truly encouraging news. For your lending needs please contact Jeff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-674-3975.
This Week's Real Estate Tip with help from Trulia (one of several home sale web sites where I pay for premium listing positions):
Don't cut corners! For the sellers getting a home ready for sale should be a thoughtful and well-advised endeavor, not a sprint - especially if you've been living in your home for a number of years. If you're a buyer, the same goes for working on your credit, savings and financial plans in advance of making your first buy: smart buyers-to-be may start months to years in advance. I understand it's tempting to get near the end of your preparation action plan, lose patience and start cutting corners on staging, property preparation, even vetting your own financials and family wants and needs.
Don't submit to temptation - well, don't submit without my input as well as the input of a trusted loan officer.
Depending on your situation, there are some corners that might be okay to cut - the ones that will have very little impact on the eventual outcome of your real estate endeavors. But give the pros you 'hired' the opportunity to give you their input before you unilaterally skip steps on your original action plan. On the seller's side, if you tell me you need to cut your property preparation budget down by a bit, I can help you decide where the corners you cut will have the least impact on your home's overall presentation to buyers. On the buyer's side, if your loan officer says that paying a particular credit account down by $4,000 instead of $5,000 won't really do too much to your qualification status, you might be fine kick-starting your house hunt a few months before you had planned to.
Unfortunately, it's all too common to see homes where the sellers have poured cash into great, fundamental repairs and neglected some essential, inexpensive cosmetic items - or buyers who have fallen just a tad short on cash or credit and end up scrambling to boost one or both under pressure. Bring your professional team, and I work with a great group of lenders and contractors, into the conversation before you cut any corners, and ask us to help you understand and minimize any consequences of cutting costs.
Two Open Houses this weekend---everything else has been sold!
Open Saturday 3:00 to 5:00 PM!
Come see me at 6 Jonesville Court---a beautiful new (built in 2010) home on 1.5 acres. Top build quality and a very quiet neighborhood! Space for everyone. You can't buy a new home for less than this in Poolesville! The house shows it's value everywhere---land, quality build, exceptional basement with tall ceilings, and Anderson windows and doors.
Open Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 PM!
19815 Beallsville Road-----Why are you still renting? With the proper offer, this seller will pay your settlement costs! Pick up a small holiday check from mom and dad and you can be in this house for almost no money down! Charming home with four bedrooms, a gorgeous screened in porch, tennis and hoops access, a big lot, and sweet outbuildings!
Here are the latest and greatest from the actual MRIS listings. As always, click on the headers to manipulate the fields. Hit me up if you want to check out any of the homes on this list---let's check out some properties!
Active Poolesville residential listings:
Barnesville, Beallsville, Comus, Dickerson (all in the Poolesville school cluster):
****Don't forget-----Buy or sell with me, use my truck for free! Thanks for reading my real estate updates---please remember who keeps you "in the know"!
PBA Home Basketball This Weekend
The Poolesville Basketball Association (PBA) is the competitive area youth basketball organization for 5th-8th grader boys and girls. On Saturday (1/5) the PBA JV and Varsity Boys team play a double-header against Walkersville at Poolesville High School starting at 6:00 PM. Our 6th Grade Rising Stars teams start the season this weekend as well with games in Germantown, PBA schedules can be found at: http://www.pbahoops.com/Seasonal%20leagues.htm
Come watch the future stars of PHS in action this weekend! For more information on the PBA go to www.PBAHoops.com.
Ag Reserve Fans Take Note
What does the future hold for farming and the health of our local food system in Maryland's Montgomery and Frederick Counties?
As Growth pressures increase, will Montgomery County's nationally recognized Agricultural Reserve continue to exist as a working landscape?
For two days in January, consumers, farmers, experts, advocates, businesses and policy makers will come together for important lively discussion aimed at developing a collaborative and innovative "green print" for the future of food in the DC region.
Please consider joining the conversation on what it will take to ensure the future of farming in Montgomery and Frederick Counties. "Farming at Metro's Edge" will be held on January 11th and 12th at The Universities at Shady Grove, and has a host of vibrant speakers, including farmers, agriculture educators, citizen advocates, and keynote speaker, Kathleen Merrigan, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture! For more information, please go to www.farminatmetrosedge.com
This Week's Random Poolesville-Area History Nugget
From Sugarloaf to Frank Lloyd Wright to the Guggenheim!
Sugarloaf Mountain came by its name because its shape reminded early hunters and pioneers of the sugar loaves common in those days. A Swiss explorer, in 1707, sketched the earliest known map of the mountain. A written account, penned five years later, described a plain atop the mountain and the delicious chestnuts grown by the trees on its flanks. General Braddock, commander of British troops during the French and Indian War, marched his men past the mountain in 1755. Northern and Southern forces alternated in posting lookouts at its summit during the Civil War. Brave wounded and dying soldiers were hospitalized in a log cabin that still stands at the mountain's foot.
In 1924, wealthy businessman Gordon Strong met with famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright to propose an ambitious scheme: On the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain in Maryland, build a scenic overlook that would "serve as an objective for short motor trips," especially from nearby Washington DC and Baltimore. Gordon Strong wanted the building to be an impressive monument that would enhance visitors' enjoyment of the natural landscape. He even suggested that Wright place a dance hall at the center of the structure.
Frank Lloyd Wright began to sketch a spiraling roadway that mimicked the shape of the mountain. Instead of a dance hall, he placed a theater at the center. As plans progressed, the Automobile Objective turned into a great dome with a planetarium, surrounded by a ring-shaped natural history museum. Gordon Strong rejected Frank Lloyd Wright's plans and the Automobile Objective was never built. However, Frank Lloyd Wright continued to work with hemicycle forms, which inspired the design of the Guggenheim Museum (in essence the Sugarloaf structure turned upside down) and other projects.
For more details on how Sugarloaf Mountain inspired the creation of one of the most iconoclastic building designs ever, go to:
(Note: Information pulled from http://www.sugarloafmd.com/sl_history.html and http://architecture.about.com/od/franklloydwright/ig/Guggenheim-Exhibition/Gordon-Strong-Automobile.htm)
Yoga at Hope Garden Ballet Academy begins its new winter session on Tuesday, January 8 at 9:45 a.m. Taught by Melanie Psaltakis, a registered teacher with Yoga Alliance (200 RYT), this one-hour class combines physical postures with breath awareness and relaxation techniques. By bringing together, or "yoking" the body and mind into one harmonious experience, yoga develops strength and flexibility, and helps focus and calm the mind. It is also well-documented that yoga is an effective means to reduce stress, ease chronic pain, and improve circulation.
Hope Garden Ballet Academy, 19710 Fisher Avenue, Poolesville. Tuesdays, 9:45-10:45 a.m., January 8 – March 19. Cost of 11-week winter session: $143. Cost for 5 consecutive classes: $70. Drop-in class: $16. New students try first class for FREE! For more information call: 301-801-6185.
Poolesville Community Garden Planning Committee Meeting
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Poolesville Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall
All persons interested in establishing the Poolesville Community Garden, please attend this planning meeting. Have an idea?...We have some great key players and gladly welcome more to be involved. Show of interest by the community is key. We have the space, a designer, & beginnings of donated supplies & services in order to establish the garden....and we need YOU!
Poolesville Town Holiday Lighting Contest Winners----Nice job!
TOWNHOMES-----------JEFF & CANDI FISHER and GARY & KIM MOYER
CONTEMPORARY-------BRENDAN MCMINN & CAMILLE MAJCHRZAK and ANTHONY & JUDY MURGIA
TRADITIONAL-------JASON & DAWN STANFORD and RICHARD & CATHY WYNE
BUSINESS----------DRS. PIKE & VALEGA
New small group Bible studies begin in JANUARY. We meet in the adult Sunday school room at Poolesville Memorial United Methodist Church.
The Tuesday night Bible study group begins a new book January 8 at 7:30-9pm. We will be discussing John Piper's Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came To Die. Come join us as we explore God's purposes for the Cross and what God achieved for sinners like us in sending Himself as God the Son Jesus Christ to die.
The Thursday morning Bible study group begins a new study January 10 at 10-11:30am. We will be doing Dr. Mary Craig's study Who is Jesus Christ? that covers the Gospels, Acts & Revelation in chronological order examining the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Many men have come with a message for mankind. What made the life and calling of Jesus Christ different? How well do you know this One who came to bring you life -- eternal life? If you are seeking answers to life's questions, a new believer, or a mature Christian desiring more, join us. All are welcome. On Thursdays, bring your children or grandchildren. Children can play and watch Christian videos/music across the hall in the nursery room with the Borman kids.
News from the Historic Medley District (HMD)
2013 HISTORIC MEDLEY DISTRICT PHOTO CONTEST CALENDARS ARE NOW ON SALE
FOR ONLY $5.00! They are also for sale at Poolesville Hardware and Crafts A Plenty.
Please Join HMD – TODAY
Send check made out to HMD to P.O Box 232, Poolesville, MD 20837
Friends: Individual - $25.00; Family: $40.00
Sponsors: Levels Patriot: $150.00 - Heritage: $250.00
Historic: $350.00 – Heroes - $500.00
Looking for a cruise? Want to get away? Call your personal cruise consultant (and Poolesville High School grad) Stephanie Hilton at The Cruise Web.
At The Cruise Web we work with around 18 of the top leading cruise lines and we have a great relationship with them all. With this being said we are able to get great deals and rooms at wholesale price plus some free perks or upgrades. We are also able to re-fare, so once you book your cruise we watch the pricing to make sure you get the best deal! Another bonus is all my work is free to you! I work one-on-one with my clients to get them the best cruise at the best value. We have it all from 3 night cruises to cruise and land tours to river cruises and much more! We have cruises to almost every part of the world! Please contact me with any questions and let's go on vacation! Visit our website at www.cruiseweb.com to see holiday specials and spring break deals!
Poolesville Green Presents "What's It All About: A Year in the Life of an Electric Car Owner. The Good, Bad, Beautiful & Ugly of Electric Car Ownership."
January 27, 2013
2:00p-4:00p at Poolesville Town Hall
FREE Public Event Brought to you by Poolesville Green, a Local 501(c)3
Talk with Local Owners of Chevy VOLTS , Nissan LEAFs & more in a fun, informal & informative setting. All Questions Answered—such as: How are the Prius, Volt & LEAF different? How & Where do they Charge? What about the Battery? How much will my Electric Bill go up? What about Tax Credits? What's so great about an EV or PHEV anyway?
See YOU there!
Learn more at PoolesvilleGreen.org or at our facebook page.
Bring It Back 2 New is bringing it back to pavement with snow removal and ice melt, pet safe, low rates! We're local. If you don't need it but know someone who does i.e. single parent, grandparents, elderly, disabled----please give us a call or email-----301 412 1977 or 240 447 9967 and also email@example.com.
CHECK OUT TREEHOUSE PRESCHOOL in POOLESVILLE !!!
Call or email us to schedule a tour and get an information packet with program descriptions, pricing, and registration forms !!
Programs offered (limited spaces available):
3 Days (M,W,F) 8:30am-3:30pm (spots available for 4-5 yr olds)
2 Days (T,TH) 8:30am-3:30pm (only 2 spots left!)
5 Days (M-F) 8:30am-3:30pm (only 2 spots left!)
* Warm, Healthy Meals and Snacks Provided
For more program information, please visit our website: http://www.treehousepreschool-poolesville.com/
Check out our FB page for daily updates and pictures of all the fun our kids are having: https://www.facebook.com/TreeHousePreschool
The OWNERS ARE THE TEACHERS and have extensive experience in the field of Early Childhood education, and have training far and above the required minimums for licensure.
OUR FACILITY is spacious and includes indoor and outdoor classrooms; science, writing, math, blocks/construction, a library, dramatic play, and an art area with plenty of age appropriate materials to explore.
OUR METHOD of teaching is inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach which fosters the creative potential of every child, nurturing their social and emotional development as well as their academic foundation.
OUR PROGRAM is designed for children 2 through 5 years old. Our preschool runs all year round with discovery camps in the summer months.
News & Events for the Week of January 1, 2013 courtesy of the Poolesville High School Booster Club and PHS Athletic Director Ed Ross.
Hello PHS Athletics Fans!
Go to the PHS Booster site or the PHS Athletics site for the latest team info:
PHS Basketball Boys and Girls Box scores can be found at http://wiki.allmetsports.com/all-met/schools/montgomery/poolesville/girls-basketball/#schedule
To help "Fill the P", go to:
Last Week in Review
Boys Basketball - The boys stretched their unbeaten streak to six games with a pair of wins at the Clarksburg Holiday Tournament. On Day 1, four Falcons posted double figures for a 52-45 win over the host Coyotes with 12 each from Trevor Stottlemyer and Collin Turner and 10 apiece from Kirby Carmack and Craig Morton. On Day 2 the same quartet did it again for the Falcons (7-1 overall, 3-0 in 3A/2A West) - this time 20 each from Carmack and Stottlemyer and 14 and 10 from Morton and Turner. Win #7 came on Thursday January 4, the Varsity Boys used a 21-2 second quarter outburst to beat Wheaton 55-45. Collin Turner led the Falcons with 16 points. Any Baker and Kirby Carmack added ten points each. Trevor Stottlemyer pitched in nine points with eight rebounds. On Friday the Boys beat Northwood 54-40 to move to 8-1 on the season.
Here are some good hoops links and pics from the Gazette:
Girls Basketball - The girls (7-3 overall, 4-1 in 3A/2A West) split their holiday games beating Clarksburg 47-28 led by Rosie Barry's 16 points and 10 from Kelly Hughes. On Day 2, Hughes led PHS with nine points in a 43-34 loss to the Lady Jags.
On Thursday (1/4), the Varsity Girls creamed Wheaton 70-24. Kelly Hughes and Whitney Carmack led Poolesville with 12 points each. Jaime Baker hit for 10, Kelsey Carnahan had nine, and Shannon Hemp scored seven points for the Falcons in the rout. On Friday the girls slammed Northwood 70-24 behind 14 points from Kelsey Carnahan, 13 points from freshman Karyn Comfort, and 10 points from Shannon Hemp.
Wrestling - Fielding just seven wrestlers for the Damascus Holiday Tournament, the Falcons placed eighth in the 21-team field with senior Cody Dorsey taking first place at 145lbs. while Will Korzeniewski (138lbs) and Tyler Magaha (195lbs) were runner-ups. Others who placed were Josh Womack, fourth place at 220lbs., Cory Savage, seventh place at 152lbs., and Luke Maher at 106lbs. and Sam Dodds at 182lbs. in eighth place.
Come out and support your PHS Poms at their first competition of the year at Northwest High School on Saturday, January 5th. The girls have been working hard all football season and winter season to represent PHS!
Every year our squad/audience gets the chance to win the coveted Spirit Award. Come decked out in BLACK & GOLD and help cheer them on!! But remember that this award is only given to the audience who cheers, supports, and is fair to all squads so, remember to cheer everyone else, too. Last year our crowd won the Spirit Award at ALL three competitions. Let's do it again this year!
The competition starts at 2:00pm but please arrive early due to limited seating in our section. Doors open at 1:30pm and tickets are $5.00. PHS will be the second team to perform.
(Please Note: Cheerleaders are not allowed to come in uniform, and people in the audience are not allowed to bring poms, banners, or noisemakers while watching. Balloons are also not allowed, but can be bought and delivered to the girls backstage.)
Alumni In the News (last week)---------
Sophomore Holly Chittenden has been named Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Player of the Week for women's basketball in selections announced Monday afternoon by the league office.
Chittenden, who becomes the first SU basketball player to be named ODAC PoW award, had 20 points and 15 rebounds in the Hornets 54-51 win over St. Mary's of Maryland on December 17.
This is the fourth career weekly honor for Chittenden. Last season, she was USA South Rookie of the Week three times. The double-double was her fifth in 10 games this season and she is now in the top 10 in the league in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage and free throw percentage. Way to go Holly---not too shabby for "I'm not going to play basketball, I'm going to play soccer, Mr. Brown"!
For more info on Holly's heroics, go to:
St. Mary's (Md.) junior guard Brendan McFall (Basketball) scored 14 points, a season-best seven rebounds and a career-high three blocks as the 16th-ranked Seahawks beat Swarthmore 75-56 ... On Sunday, Brendan tallied a dozen on a career-best three three-point field goals in a 79-54 win over Misericordia.
A sluggish 1-of-11 opening period for Carnegie Mellon, who turned the ball over 10 times, before freshman Lindsay Poss (Basketball) hit a three-pointer with 9:35 to go which regrouped the Tartans who never trailed again and went on to beat Westminster College 66-54.
As Always, Thanks for Your Support of Poolesville High School Athletics!
Poolesville High School Athletic Booster Club
Monday, October 29, 2012
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Date: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 11:31 AM
Subject: Hurricane Sandy Update - October 29, 2012
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Updates from Montgomery County;
No Ride On Service Today; Shelters to Open at Noon Today; No Charge for County Parking Facilities Today and Tomorrow, Transfer Station to Close Today at 3 p.m. All County facilities, including libraries are closed today.
Montgomery County urges residents to stay in a safe place and avoid traveling today. High winds, the danger of falling trees, and flooding are expected to create unsafe road conditions.
Residents are reminded that Ride On has cancelled service for today.
Beginning at noon today (Monday), Montgomery County will open shelters at the following locations: White Oak Community Recreation Center, people and pets, at 1700 April La. Silver Spring; the Activity Center at Bohrer Park for people only, at 506 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg; and the Mid- County Community Recreation Center for people only, 2004 Queensguard Rd., Silver Spring.
Those going to shelters are advised to bring prescription medicines, critical phone numbers, and any comfort items such as personal pillows. Residents taking their pets to the White Oak shelter are advised that the shelter will be capable of housing dogs, cats, and small animals such as guinea pigs and rabbits. The shelter will be staffed by the County Animal Services Division and the volunteer County Animal Response Team (CART).
The homeless shelters --Gude Men's, 600 E. Gude Dr., Rockville and Progress Place, 8210 Colonial La., Silver Spring are prepared to serve homeless individuals who arrive.
Montgomery County parking garages and lots will remain open Monday and Tuesday at no charge. There will also be no charge at County on-street meters.
The Montgomery County Transfer Station is open, but will close at 3 p.m. Monday.
Residents are reminded to avoid areas subject to flooding, including low spots, canals and streams. Do not attempt to drive on a flooded road, which could lead to becoming stranded or trapped because the depth of the water and the condition of the road is not always obvious. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize flood dangers, downed wires and other hazards.
A number of areas are already closed due to flooding, including portions of Little Falls Parkway, Sligo Creek Parkway and Beach Drive.
When approaching a traffic signal without power, State law requires motorists to treat the intersection as a four-way stop.
Montgomery County 311 (240-777-0311 from a cell phone) will be open continuously for the duration of the storm. Call 311 for questions regarding County Government services, programs and/or issues, or go to www.MC311.com for online help. MC311.com is available on smart phones.
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