All attending the meeting – please enter the church from the parking lot side. You can take elevator or stairs up to the 2nd floor. Meeting will be at the Fellowship Hall.
Interested in giving your views on the proposed FG Metro Parking Lot redevelopment? Finding Forest Glen and Just Up the Pike’s Dan Reed are teaming up to hold a special meeting where community members will be able to share their thoughts and concerns about the upcoming redevelopment. The notes from this meeting will turn into a report that will be shared with WMATA.
Date: Wednesday August 26, 2015
Meeting Location : Montgomery Hills Baptist Church 9727 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910
2nd Floor – Fellowship Hall
PIZZA WILL BE SERVED!
RSVP at FindingForestGlen@gmail.com or Send a message on our FB page. Thanks!
Take the survey here!
The Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) State Highway Administration (SHA) is studying ways to improve access for drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists along MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) in the Montgomery Hills shopping area, between Forest Glen Road and 16th Street. Possible improvements include wider sidewalks, pedestrian crosswalks, bicycle lanes, and replacing the reversible lane with a landscaped median. Shoppers or merchants in Montgomery Hills are encouraged to please take a few minutes to respond to the online survey by September 21, 2015.
According to MDOT – shoppers’ responses will help understand which improvements would encourage better business in the area. Merchant responses are also greatly appreciated!
Forest Glen, Md. A 6-month old infant was rescued from a vehicle after the infant’s father realized that he had left his child in the car before going to work. Upon discovering he had left his son, the father contacted the child’s grandparents and the authorities. Several hours later, Montgomery County Fire Rescue was able to rescue the infant after breaking the vehicle’s windows. The infant, who is now being treated for dehydration at Holy Cross hospital, is expected to survive. According to sources, the infant likely survived because he was rescued before the peak of the afternoon heat period. This incident marks one of a series of incidents where parents have unknowingly left children in often hot and enclosed conditions within vehicles. Metro has not issued any citations but Child Protective Services is investigating the situation. Proposed solution from one of our readers…