Monday, March 11, 2013
Six people — including a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief — were injured in a collision Sunday evening, Montgomery Community Media reported.
Six people, including a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief, were injured in a collision Sunday evening at the intersection of Rt. 355 and Montgomery Village Avenue, Montgomery Community Media reported. The accident occured at 7:51 p.m., MCFR Asst. Chief Scott Graham said, according to the report. Graham said several people were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Read the full story on Montgomery Community Media.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
A man and a woman were struck by a vehicle on Rt. 355 between Oneill and Shady Grove roads, ABC 7 reported.
A man and a woman were struck by a vehicle Monday evening in the southbound lanes of Rt. 355 in Gaithersburg, police told ABC 7. The accident occurred about 8:30 p.m. between Oneill and Shady Grove roads, according to the report. "The man went through the windshield and had to be extricated. Both were taken to trauma centers in serious condition," according to the report. Approximately two hours earlier, a man in his 30s was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured in Germantown. Read the full story on ABC 7.
Friday, July 20, 2012
Featuring vendors from right in Gaithersburg and as far as Biglerville, Pa., the Fulks Corner Farmer's Market has local, regional flavor.
For brothers-in-law Ryan Tuckey and Mark Wooten, trips to Gaithersburg are a two day process. Hailing from Tuckey's Mountain-Grown Berries, Fruits and Vegetables in Biglerville, Pa., about a half hour north of Gettysburg, the duo begins preparing for Thursday's travel and sale by 6 a.m. Wednesday. After a full day's work of picking, washing and packing farm-grown items ripe for sale, Tuckey and Wooten wake up early on Thursday to make the hour and a half trek to Gaithersburg for the Fulks Corner Farmers' Market. Each Thursday from June 7 through Oct. 25, vendors like Tuckey and Wooten congregate at the intersection of Fulks Corner Avenue and Route 355 to sell their products from 2-6 p.m., hoping to make a few hundred dollars before heading…
Sunday, January 22, 2012
What began as a Native American path went on to become "The Great Road, " known today as Frederick Road or Route 355.
Traveled by Native Americans, presidents, generals, gypsies and families seeking a new life in the west, “The Great Road,” known today as Frederick Road or Route 355, provided a path for both the adventurer and the entrepreneur. As the main route northwest from Georgetown, the last port on the Potomac River, it was heavily traveled from the mid 18th century until it was replaced by Interstate 270 in the 1960s. It began as an Indian trail leading from the Piscataway settlement at the mouth of Rock Creek to the great “Conestoga,” a trail that included footpaths and waterways (what we would today call “intermodal”) from the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania southwest into Virginia and beyond. It went inland to avoid the falls on the Potomac …