County ABS Raises Over $56,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The customers of Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) stores recently contributed more than $56,000 in donations to support a drive to benefit the National Capital Area Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), according to a news release from the agency.

DTSS to Set Up S’mores Stations Benefitting Manna Food Center

Downtown Silver Spring will set up two s’mores stations on the plaza Friday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Dec. 11 to benefit Manna Food Center, according to the DTSS website. For a $5 fee, which goes to the center, groups of up to six people can reserve a 15-minute s’mores roasting period between 5 and 8 p.m. each evening.

County Thanksgiving Day Closings Announced

The county has announced its schedule of closings for the Thanksgiving Day holiday Nov. 26. All county offices, libraries and the Alcohol Beverage Services retail stores will be closed, as will all recreation programs and facilities.

Ice Skating Rink Reopens for Winter Season

The Silver Spring Ice Skating Rink at Veterans Plaza has reopened for the winter season — with some changes, according to a post on the facility’s Instagram account.

Man Killed Friday in South Four Corners House Fire

One person was killed in a house fire last night in the 10000 block of Lorain Avenue in South Four Corners, according to Pete Piringer, public information officer for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. At about 9:25 p.m. on Nov. 20, approximately 85 firefighters responded to multiple calls to find “heavy fire conditions in a single-family house,” Piringer said in a recorded message for the media.

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