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Spray-painted swastikas at Burning Tree Elementary investigated as hate crime

Spray-painted swastikas at Burning Tree Elementary investigated as hate crime

By Valerie Akinyoyenu
November 1, 2016
Filed under Local, News

Images of swastikas and male genitalia were spray-painted onto a banner advertising a school-wide event outside Burning Tree Elementary School Sunday. Read More »...

Administrators attend community town hall on underage drinking

Administrators attend community town hall on underage drinking

By Lily Friedman
October 9, 2016
Filed under Local, News

Administrators, parents and students from Whitman, BCC and Walter Johnson united for a town hall meeting Sept. 30 at Walter Johnson high school to discuss and condemn underage drinking. Because of upcoming homecoming dances, panelists and administrators alike stressed the importance of students making safe choices....

UPDATED: Police arrest armed carjacking suspect after five hour stand off near Churchill HS

UPDATED: Police arrest armed carjacking suspect after five hour stand off near Churchill HS

By Luke Graves
October 5, 2016
Filed under Local, News

After a five-hour standoff with police, an armed carjacking suspect who had barricaded himself inside a townhouse in Potomac peacefully surrendered Tuesday evening. Read More »...

Warning lights to be installed at River and Braeburn

Warning lights to be installed at River and Braeburn

By Julie Rosenstein
September 19, 2016
Filed under Local, News

The State Highway Association (SHA) began installing overhead flashing lights at the River Road and Braeburn Parkway intersection, where three Whitman community members were killed last February. Read More »...

Springsteen’s ‘River’ tour rocks through storms for marathon DC show

Springsteen’s ‘River’ tour rocks through storms for marathon DC show

By Michael Gorman
September 13, 2016
Filed under Feature, Local

There are few musicians in the world who can send thousands of fans into a frenzy with one strum of their guitar. Read More »...

Whitman track and nearby street sign vandalized

Whitman track and nearby street sign vandalized

By Andie Silverman
September 6, 2016
Filed under Local, News, School

Students awoke to two disturbances Sept. 5, one on the track and one nearby on Whittier Boulevard. Read More »...

Hogan orders MCPS schools to start after Labor Day

Hogan orders MCPS schools to start after Labor Day

By Pearl Sun
September 4, 2016
Filed under Local, News

Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order requiring Maryland public schools to begin after Labor Day and end by June 15 starting next school year. Read More »...

Driver from tragic River Road crash pleads guilty

Driver from tragic River Road crash pleads guilty

By Lily Friedman
August 11, 2016
Filed under Local, News

Racing down River Road at 115 miles per hour, driver Ogulcan Atakoglu saw the Buarque de Macedo family’s car turn into view. Despite his efforts to slow his car, Atakoglu still hit the family at nearly 75 miles per hour, according to a Montgomery County police conducted report. Read More »...

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