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  1. Observing Chair - AdjustableRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Chesmont Astronomical Society

    Nine years ago I purchased the famous StarDust Observing Chair from Hands On Optics in Damascus MD for $169.00. It has a red cushioned seat with the famous underseat "Butt Shocks" and is adjustable in 2" increments, folds flat for stowing and has served me well.


  2. 2015 Football preview: Montgomery 3ARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Washington Post

    Jake Funk was a one-man wrecking ball in the Damascus backfield last fall, but the Swarmin' Hornets want to provide him some added support this season. The Swarmin' Hornets were one half away from claiming the Maryland 3A state championship a year ago, but they ran out of gas amid a second-half scoring flurry from Franklin and fell just short .


  3. Montgomery County Town Among Time's 'Best Places To Live In 2015'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 |

    ... Best Places to Live in 2015. Three Maryland towns made the top 50 small cities. North Laurel ranked No. 23, while Damascus in Montgomery County was No. 31 and Urbana in Frederick County landed at No. 35. Population, median income, job growth, median ...


  4. New linebackers eager to carry heavy load for U.Va.'s defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... ready to go." Bradshaw felt the same way. Backing up Valles at strong-side linebacker last season, the junior from Damascus, Md., felt infinitely more prepared than when he was thrown into the fray against Georgia Tech two years ago because of ...


  5. Hillsborough: - Best Places to Live' in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Courier News

    ... the country in 2013. At 30, Hillsborough ranks between Sahuarita, Arizona, which is 30 miles north of Tuscon, and Damascus, Maryland, a suburb northwest of Washington, D.C. Hillsborough has the third highest property tax bill in the top 50, though ...


  6. Four D.C. suburbs rank among the best places to live, magazine saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Washington Post

    Sisters Bryna, left, and Samantha Roemer, ages 7 and 5, of Potomac, catch water running off the roof of the tents while Rosa Berbert, of Abundant Grace Farm in Damascus, Md., waits on a customer. Money Magazine ranked the top 50 small cities to live in and four cities in the greater Washington region cracked the top 50: North Laurel, Md.; Damascus, Md.; Urbana, Md.; and Vienna, Va.


  7. 4 D.C. area towns make 'Best Places to Live' listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... that the median home price is getting pretty high, and rush-hour traffic to D.C. or Baltimore "can be brutal." Damascus, Maryland , which came in at No. 31, has a tight-knit community in which teachers and students know each other outside the ...


  8. For Gamecocksa freshman wide receivers, therea s ample opportunity but a steep learning curveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Post and Courier

    ... offense in time. “It's different. It's fast,” said Jalen Christian, a true freshman receiver from Damascus, Md. “Just learning everything, getting everything down in a certain amount of weeks is tough. But I think the young ...


  9. Last chance to see poultry display at this county fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Lonnie Luther's L&M Farm is buzzing with activity as Luther and his wife Mina prepare for the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. There are cattle to be corralled and eggs to collect from the dozens of varieties Luther keeps on the Damascus, Maryland farm.


  10. The Mid-Atlantic's reversal of rain fortunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Washington Post

    ... and broader northeast during this period. Locally, the deficits are about 1-3 inches going back 30 days. Damascus, Md. is one of the driest compared to normal with a deficit over 2.5 inches. The lack of meaningful widespread rainfall over the past ...


  11. While you were sleeping: Heavy storms rocked D.C.a s northern suburbsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Washington Post

    ... seen." Damaging winds also accompanied the storms. Gusts of 63 mph and 59 mph were recorded in Purcellville and Damascus, respectively. Strong winds from the storm near D.C. this morning. 63 mph gust in Purcellville, VA, 59 in Damascus, MD ...


  12. Rookies & Vets: Washington ScandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Washington Blade

    ... play," Raden says. "Even though I had never played, I loved it immediately." Raden grew up in Rockville and Damascus, Md., and attended college at the University of Delaware. Growing up he played baseball and lacrosse but didn't compete in college. ...


  13. Young superheroes make capes to save the day for fellow kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... as a part of Capes for a Cause!, an effort coordinated by library patron and sewing teacher Mary Ann Varley, of Damascus. Varley and several others helped the children cut capes out of felt and then guide their hands as they threaded the felt ...


  14. Why ice cream is good for your neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Jimmie Cone employees Bethany Walter and Katie Rodriguez make sure contestants Madison Pier , 9, and Ginny Bastian, 11, have enough ice cream at the Jimmie Cone Banana Split Eating Contest on July 11 in Damascus, Md. Sunday is National Ice Cream Day , which is great for fans of cold desserts.


  15. Kelly: Extreme brain freeze: On the front lines of a banana split eating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Jimmie Cone employees Bethany Walter and Katie Rodriguez make sure contestants Madison Pier , 9, and Ginny Bastian, 11, have enough ice cream during the contest. At 12:55 on Saturday afternoon, a tan, blond surfer-looking dude walked under the awning of an ice cream stand in Damascus, Md., and asked if he could enter the annual Jimmie Cone Banana Split Eating Contest.


  16. Sarcoma Foundation of America Joins with CURE Media Group in Advocacy Spotlight Partnership ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... it can arise anywhere in the body," said Bert E. Thomas IV, Ph.D., CEO of the Sarcoma Foundation, which is based in Damascus, Md. "The disease is rare, and in fact many sarcoma patients have never heard of anyone else with their cancer. They - and ...


  17. 19-year-old killed in Montgomery County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Check out this story on DAMASCUS, Md. -- A 19-year-old Damascus man was killed after his vehicle struck a telephone pole early Sunday morning, Montgomery County police say.


  18. 40 Rockville Area Jobs: Petco, Hertz, Visionworks, North Face and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 |

    Montgomery County Police are trying to determine what caused a vehicle driven by a Damascus teen to leave the road. Here are most recent bear sightings in the county and safety tips to keep you from having a close encounter with a bear.


  19. Teen Dies in Early-Morning Crash: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 |

    Montgomery County Police are trying to determine what caused a vehicle driven by a Damascus teen to leave the road. An off-duty Montgomery County Police officers came upon a single-vehicle fatal crash early Sunday morning in the Damascus area.


  20. Black Bear Ambles Through Montgomery CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 |

    ... sighting at Greenridge Baptist Church. D'Loughy says he believes this is the same black bear spotted earlier in Damascus and Germantown. In late June, a black bear was spotted on Observation Drive in Germantown. In Damascus, Montgomery County Police ...


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