April 18, 2013 |
Doris C. Reed, 93, a longtime Silver Spring homemaker, died April 10 at the AlfredHouse assisted living home in Rockville. She had complications from dementia, her daughter Lynn E. Reed said. Doris Virginia Cissel was born in Highland, Md., and later moved to Silver Spring, where she was a 1938 graduate of Montgomery Blair High School. In her 20s, she did secretarial work for the federal government. Her husband of 35 years, Herbert B. Reed Jr., died in 1982. Survivors include three children, Judith A. O'Connor of Bethesda, Donna Reed Giddings of Damascus and Lynn E. Reed of New Windsor, Md.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
February 13, 2010
BOUNDARIES: Roughly bounded by the Beltway to the north, Sligo Creek Parkway to the west, Carroll Avenue to the south and Northwest Branch to the east SCHOOLS: Montgomery Knolls, Pine Crest, New Hampshire Estates and Oak View elementary schools; Eastern Middle School; Montgomery Blair High School HOME SALES: In 2009, 144 houses sold for $175,000 to $705,000. Ten townhouses sold at prices ranging from $129,900 to $475,000, and 31 condominiums sold for $110,000 to $350,000, according to Leah Harris of Long & Foster.
August 30, 2012
Margot Giuliani teacher Margot Giuliani, 74, a schoolteacher who taught typing and shorthand at the Academy of the Holy Cross in Kensington from 1968 to 1990, died of cancer Aug. 21 at the Brooke Grove nursing and rehabilitation center in Sandy Spring. The death was confirmed by her daughter, Laura Lamb. In 2001, Mrs. Giuliani began working as a substitute teacher in the Montgomery County public schools, mostly in the magnet program at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring.
June 28, 2011
Barry S. Jaffe, 63, who worked in the Georgetown University cafeteria from 1987 to 2009 and volunteered in his neighborhood as a little league coach, died June 2 at his home in Silver Spring. He had renal cell cancer. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jaffe worked for the old Hot Shoppes chain. He was a fixture in his Woodside Park neighborhood, running a local Wiffle ball league and coaching youth baseball and softball teams. From the mid-1980s until 2000, he was an umpire for the Montgomery County Recreation Department.
November 24, 2008
A dozen high school performers won $24,000 in scholarships and joined other talented teenagers in dazzling a crowd at the Warner Theatre on Saturday night at The Washington Post Music and Dance Scholarship Awards Program. The program featured performances by high school seniors from throughout the Washington region. More than 150 students competed for the scholarship awards this year. Since its inception in 2002, more than $150,000 in scholarships has been awarded. The show was hosted by actress Jasmine Guy and news anchor Jim Vance of WRC (Channel 4)
November 11, 2011
Judith A. "Jude" Nagel, 73, an artist who worked in media such as acrylics, oils, photography, sculpture, welding, collages and, most recently, encaustic, died Oct. 23 at Montgomery Hospice's Casey House in Rockville. She had melanoma. Her death was confirmed by her daughter's fiance, Douglas K. Jones. Mrs. Nagel was represented by IFA Galleries in Washington for 17 years, and her artwork appeared in corporate and private collections. In recent years, her work was displayed at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, the Circle Gallery in Annapolis and the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown.
April 18, 2013 |
A Montgomery Blair High School student allegedly punched a school resource officer Thursday morning, prompting the officer to use a Taser that left a dart in the student's skin and sent her to the hospital, police said. The girl, a 16-year-old freshman, was sitting on the ground outside the Silver Spring school when a school resource officer told the student to go back into class around 11:30 a.m., said Captain Paul Starks of the Montgomery County police department. Starks said the student punched the officer, and the officer then tased the student.
May 8, 2008
John Michael Corrado Sr., 68, former general manager of an insurance company who also owned a car parts supply warehouse and several racecars, died of pancreatic cancer May 4 at his home in Silver Spring. Mr. Corrado worked for Bankers United Life Assurance Co. from 1976 to 2000, but his passion was cars, his family said. Since 1996, he owned USA Parts Supply, a West Virginia warehouse that sold auto parts online. He also collected, restored and allowed others to race classic cars.
August 6, 2011
Helen R. Walsh, 89, who with her late husband, William B. Walsh, sailed around the world on the SS Hope goodwill ship, helping to provide health care to millions of underprivileged people, died July 21 of congestive heart failure at her home in Bethesda. Mrs. Walsh's husband, who died in 1996, founded Project Hope, or Health Opportunities for People Everywhere, a nonprofit group with a global aid mission. Beginning in 1958, the group sailed on the SS Hope, a refitted Navy hospital ship.
May 7, 2013 |
A Montgomery County math teacher lauded for his creative math raps resigned from the school system in late April, signing an agreement that he says bans him from discussing the circumstances. Jake Scott, a teacher at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, won praise locally and nationally for creating math videos that put such concepts as the quadratic equation and the Pythagorean theorum to upbeat raps that drew his students in. The Post profiled him last November.