Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


Category Archives: General

Montgomery County Provides Guidelines for Businesses to Prepare for Phase 1 Reopening

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Montgomery County began Phase 1 of its reopening at 6 a.m. Monday, June 1, as outlined in County Executive Marc Elrich’s Executive Order. To assist businesses to prepare for the transition, the County has developed reopening guidelines. These guidelines are designed to foster a safe environment for businesses and their employees and customers. …

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Montgomery County Opens Up on Monday!

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Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles today announced critical benchmarks to reduce the spread of COVID-19 have been achieved, allowing the County to begin a gradual reopening. Phase I will start this Monday, June 1 at 6 a.m. The County plans for an incremental reopening, based on public health data. …

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Covid-19 Updates

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Courtesy of Delegate Marc Korman, here are the latest Covid-19 statistics for the Pike District, or at least most of it.

According to the Maryland Coronavirus Dashboard: COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases: 19,487 (Up 906 cases from previous day)
Number of negative test results: 85,489    
Number of confirmed deaths: 858 (Up 31 from previous day)
Number of probable deaths: 87
Currently hospitalized: 1,513 (Up 50 from the previous day)
Acute care: 978
Intensive care: 535
Ever hospitalized: 4,101
Released from isolation: 1,263

COUNTY
Montgomery
CASES
3,843
DEATHS
(190)
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Save the Date: FOWF Virtual Meeting May 19

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Now that the White Flint 2010 Sector Plan is ten years old, the Montgomery County Planning Department is revisiting the recommendations from the sector plan by initiating the Advancing the Pike District study. The goals of the study are to:

  • Provide an up-to-date Progress Snapshot: Summarize development patterns and trends to date, and identify challenges inhibiting development around the Metro Station area.
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I don’t know about you, but I need a couple of cheery, funny songs today.

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Enjoy these songs to make you smile on yet another Monday spent at home. Even though it’s crucial that we stay home, I am hardly eager to suffer through another Zoom meeting, wear my sad hand-sewn homemade mask, or play any more hands of gin rummy. But that’s exactly what I’ll do until we crush the curve.

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Strathmore can entertain you during your home stay

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FRIDAY, April 10 10:30 am & 4:00 pm   Art Talk & Tours for Kids and Adults 

Explore Shake It Out: Mandi Moerland and meet the artist at our virtual art talks on Friday, April 10, 10:30am for kids and 4pm for adults on Zoom. Moerland’s work captures the movement and grace of dance.…

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Filing for Unemployment?

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The Maryland Labor’s Unemployment Insurance Claim Center hours have been further extended to 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. They encourage Marylanders to file their claim online or by phone using the new system outlined below.

You can find more information at https://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/unemployment.shtml

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Governor Hogan Institutes Shelter in Place

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Governor Hogan yesterday directed all Marylanders to shelter-in-place as of 8 pm yesterday. What does that mean? Basically, unless you need to get essential food, medicine, medical care, or a few other goods and services, you need to stay home. Short walks or bike rides with a household member are also permitted.

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Some Coronavirus Songs to Make you Smile

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Adversity clearly brings out the creative genius in many people.  Enjoy this selection of Covid-19 songs to brighten your day and fill some time as you shelter in place.

We’re All Home Bound

“Stayin’ Inside” – Corona Virus Bee Gees Parody 

My Corona Home – (“Kokomo” Parody Song)

What the World Needs Now – for Virtual Orchestra

“U CAN’T TOUCH THIS” – COVID 19 Edition – Made Entirely With Healthcare Products

Coronavirus Rhapsody 

One Day More – A Quarantined #BroadwayLipSync 

The Broadway Coronavirus Medley 

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