Latest Silver Spring, Maryland Stories

2011-01-06 10:36:00

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrate a soulful SHABBAT RUACH, honoring the life's work of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Six Choirs and Two Bands join together to share Jewish Tradition with neighbors of all faiths at Temple Shalom, the D.C. area's most diverse Jewish congregation. Temple Shalom's three home-grown choirs, and its two temple-sponsored bands harmonize with the voices of D.C.'s Wilson High School Chorus and the Kids Lead Teen Gospel...

2010-09-10 07:30:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP), a private nonprofit housing developer, was joined by County Executive Isiah Leggett, September 8, to cut the ribbon on the grand re-opening of its newly renovated Gilbert Highlands development. The project is the first housing development in Maryland to open after utilizing funding from the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009. The $5.34 million renovation, which began in November, created 28...

2010-09-01 20:50:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- David Leavy, Discovery Communications Executive Vice President Global Communications and Corporate Affairs stated: "First and foremost, Discovery Communications wants to express how relieved and grateful we are that all employees and the children from the Discovery Kids Place daycare center are safe. Employees in Silver Spring demonstrated courage, compassion and cooperation throughout the situation, which aided law enforcement efforts -- for...

2010-04-26 15:28:00

Rick Recht, Top Touring Artist in American Jewish Music, Brings Musical Joy to Temple Shalom on Fri. May 14th. 7:30 pm. All invited, without charge, to experience the DC area's most diverse Jewish congregation's spirited service to welcome the Sabbath. CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Associated Press calls Rick Recht, "the Jewish Dave Matthews." For young contemporary-minded American Jews, Rick Recht is a guiding light that speaks to Judaism's positive values...

2010-04-21 08:12:00

OMAHA, Neb., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- THE MAIDS Home Services, the only franchised residential cleaning service to clean for health, announced today that Maria Garcia of THE MAIDS Home Services of Silver Spring, Md., was recognized as the 2009 Manager of the Year this week at the company's national convention in Omaha, Neb. The Manager of the Year award is designed to honor the person who most consistently displays exceptional ability in managing a franchise of THE MAIDS Home Services....

2009-05-19 09:34:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- AFI-Discovery Channel SILVERDOCS Documentary Festival today announced one of this year's special programs during the eight-day event held just outside Washington, DC. Muhammad Ali, one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century will be making an exclusive appearance at SILVERDOCS to present Lionsgate/ Spike TV in association with Muhammad Ali Enterprises' FACING ALI from director Pete McCormack and producer Derik Murray. From the moment he...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.