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6 of 7 Men Arrested In Germantown Raid Are Gang Members

Last week, seven men were arrested after a raid on a Germantown apartment. Police said drug-dealing was happening in the location. Six suspects are validated gang members with the “Black Mob,” Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones said during a press conference Thursday. In May, police received numerous...
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Ashburn Man Dies in Evergreen Mills Road Crash

A 72-year-old Ashburn man involved in a crash on Evergreen Mills Road on Sunday evening has died from his injuries. According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the crash at 6 p.m. June 26. Investigators determined that the driver of a 1999 Honda CRV pulled out in front of a vehicle while making a left turn from Shreve Mill Road to go south on Evergreen Mills Road.
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Waynesboro Man in Jail for Child Pornography

Stacy Crabtree Jr, failed to post bail of $75,000 and is in Franklin County Jail this evening. He is charged with 46 counts of child pornography and one count of criminal use of a communications facility, both felonys. Allegedly, he uploaded no less than 50 child pornography files to a Google Drive account.

Local Nonprofit, Restaurant Chain Provide 600 Meals To Camp Airy After Dining Hall Fire

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Local organizations are stepping up to help after a major fire destroyed the dining hall of a popular summer camp Wednesday in Frederick County. Feed the Fridge, a local nonprofit, has teamed up with D.C.-based restaurant chain Medium Rare to deliver 600 meals to campers at Camp Airy in Thurmont. The meals include steak and grilled chicken with salad, along with a vegetarian option, the nonprofit said. The nonprofit stocks more than 10 community fridges around D.C. and Maryland with up to 100 free meals a day. Feed the Fridge was founded by Mark Bucher, and Medium Rare was co-founded...

MoCo Pizzeria Is The Only Pizza From Maryland to Make 50 Top Pizza’s 2022 Best Pizza in the USA List

On June 29, USA Today published a ‘Top 50 Pizzerias in the US’ list, “as ranked by Italian pizza experts.” The list was created by 50 Top Pizza, a pizza evaluation site in Paestum, Italy, not far from Naples. New York City reigns supreme with 9 pizzerias on the list, but Montgomery County contributed with the 25th ranked pizzeria in the country– Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana, located in Darnestown/Gaithersburg.

Chief Jones to hold conference regarding Germantown arrests

GERMANTOWN, Md. — Montgomery County Chief of Police Marcus Jones will be addressing the media regarding the significant arrests made in the Germantown area. Police have recovered firearms, money, and fentanyl pills from the seven suspects arrested, several of whom have known gang affiliations. Chief Jones will be making statements on the impact of these arrests […]

Man Charged with Killing Wife with Hammer Heads Toward Trial

Nine months after Peter J. Lollobrigido allegedly beat his wife to death with a hammer, a Loudoun judge on Wednesday sent criminal charges against him to a grand jury for indictment. At the time of the fatal assault, Lollobrigido was out on bond and living with his mother following a...

Overnight Lane Closures To Begin Next Week On I-70 In The New Market Area

It’s part of a bridge deck replacement project. New Market, Md (KM) The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration says there will be some overnight lane closures on Interstate 70 in the New Market area next week. Beginning on Tuesday, July 5th, crews will temporarily close the lanes...

Beyond MoCo: Damages Estimated at $2,000,000 for Camp Airy; Frederick Fire Marshal’s Office Deems Building a Total Loss

Press release from Frederick County Fire & Rescue: On Wednesday June 29, 2022, the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services was dispatched to a building fire at Camp Airy, located at 14938 Old Camp Airy Road, Thurmont, Maryland. A Frederick County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer as well as a Maryland State Trooper were first on the scene and confirmed smoke on the second floor of the structure and that the building was evacuated. Arriving fire crews located the camp’s dining hall with visible smoke and a rapid intervention dispatch, tanker task force, and second alarm were requested. The incident brought in over 100 firefighters from Maryland and Pennsylvania to battle the blaze. Fire and Rescue crews were able to isolate the fire to the dining hall and Camp Airy staff relocated all campers safely to a distant section of the property. The fire was brought under control in about three hours but numerous crews remained on scene for the duration of the day extinguishing hot spots.

Camp Airy Dining Hall Fire Deemed Total Loss, Estimated $2M Damage

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A major fire at a camp dining hall Wednesday in Frederick County was deemed a total loss with an estimated $2 million in damages, the Frederick County Fire Marshal’s Office said Thursday. The fire was reported about 7:30 a.m. in the dining hall, also known as the White House, at the Camp Airy for Boys in Thurmont. Over 100 firefighters from Maryland and Pennsylvania responded to the blaze, and the fire was deemed under control around noon. No camp staff or campers were near the fire when it occurred, police said, and no injuries have been reported. Authorities said hot...

Blaze at summer camp draws firefighters from Pennsylvania, Maryland

THURMONT, Md. — Crews battled a fire at an overnight summer camp in western Maryland on Wednesday morning, but no injuries were reported, officials said. Firefighters were initially dispatched about 7:30 a.m. for a report of a fire in a building at Camp Airy for Boys in Thurmont, Frederick County, Division of Fire & Rescue Services spokesperson Sarah Campbell said.

Massive fire consumes camp dining hall in Frederick County

THURMONT, Md. — Firefighters from two states fought a massive fire that consumed the dining hall at Camp Airy in Frederick County. Frederick County Fire and Rescue spokeswoman Sarah Campbell said the two-alarm fire started just before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday and that 100 firefighters from Maryland and Pennsylvania were called to the scene in Thurmont.

A celebration of Shepherdstown: StreetFest draws thousands, plans for annual return

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Saturday dawned bright and sunny, which was perfect weather for the return of Shepherdstown StreetFest, after a four-year hiatus. Thousands of tourists and community residents took to the streets of downtown Shepherdstown, to shop from the booths of about 70 artisans and retailers, listen to live music and feast on food from local establishments and food trucks. The success of this event was the result of the hard work of many local people, under the new leadership of organizing committee president John Meeker.