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Montgomery County Announces 12th Annual Housing Fair and Financial Fitness Day

Montgomery County Announces 12th Annual Housing Fair and Financial Fitness Day

 

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Local Man Named Maryland’s Truck Driver of the Year

Local Man Named Maryland’s Truck Driver of the Year

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Maryland Motor Truck Association (MMTA) named Washington County-resident Paul B. Eberly of Hahn Transportation (New Market) as its 2011 Driver of the Year at its annual Driver of the Month/Year Awards Banquet at Snyder's Willow Grove on January 16, 2012. 

           

Hyattsville Volunteers Place Paramedic Ambulance In-Service

Hyattsville Volunteers Place Paramedic Ambulance In-Service

The following information was sent to us by Mark E. Brady:

 

The Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department recently implemented a Paramedic Ambulance (PA) program that will provide advanced life support (ALS) medical care. The PA operates within the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Operational Program, as managed by the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department. It is expected to provide an emergency medical services team with equipment, supplies, and a vehicle for patient transport and emergency medical care out of hospital. The PA has the following capabilities: ALS medical care, staffed with a minimum of one Maryland-licensed and County-certified ALS provider, and one County-certified BLS provider.

 

Emergency Alert System Established in Prince George's County

 Emergency Alert System Established in Prince George's County

Prince George’s County citizens and residents will now be able to receive emergency notifications and alerts via email, text message, and pager through a new alert system, NotifyMe Prince George’s, which launched, Wednesday.

Administered by the Prince George’s County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, NotifyMe Prince George’s, allows enrolled county citizens and residents to be informed of real time events taking place such as amber alerts, severe weather, school and government delays and closings, severe traffic, utility interruptions and emergency preparedness measures.

Have a little room for us?

Have a little room for us?

As the only open access shelter in Washington, DC, WHS takes in an average of 30 animals every day. The WHS team works around the clock to provide comfort to all of the animals in our care, but our space and resources are limited. Thanks to the hard work and determination of the WHS team, the New York Avenue shelter facility is undergoing major renovations in the coming months to help us provide a better environment for all of our animal residents while they are in our care. 

A construction project is currently taking place in the main holding kennel.

Annual Humanitarian and Children of the Dream Awards To Be Presented at Celebration

Annual Humanitarian and Children of the Dream Awards To Be Presented at Celebration

 

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Prince George's County Animal Services Shelter Finds Forever Homes For Pets

Prince George's County Animal Services Shelter Finds Forever Homes For Pets

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Hundreds of pet lovers give shelter animals a second chance

 Christmas came early to hundreds of pets at the Prince George’s County Animal Services Facility due to the success of the “500 Paws for a Claus” pet adoption event held during the month of December.  The event was designed to place shelter animals into loving, forever homes and provided pet lovers half off regular fees for any animal adopted throughout the month.

“We are happy to report that we were able to find permanent, loving homes for 247 animals and currently have an additional 85 applications pending approval for adoption, “ said Associate Director Rodney Taylor. “Thank you to those who took advantage of the opportunity to visit the shelter during this event to meet and adopt a new best friend.”