Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Gary launches new Wordpress Blog

Effective immediately, my blog is now hosted on using Wordpress.  All previous blog entries have been imported into the new blog and can be searched and accessed through the archived folders.  Please continue to send community news and other announcements to me via email (


Friday, October 23, 2009


4201 Culver Street, Kensington
For Sale

Open Sunday, October 25, 2009 from 1-4

2509 Campbell Place, Kensington
For Sale

Open Sunday, October 25, 2009 from 1:30-4

4513 Puller Drive Kensington
For Sale


Open Sunday, October 25, 2009 from 1-4

10046 Pratt Place, Silver Spring
For Sale
Open Sunday, October 25, 2009 from 1-4 

New Listing - 4201 Culver Street, Kensington MD

4201 Culver Street, Kensington
For Sale

Open Sunday, October 25, 2009 from 1-4

Monday, October 19, 2009

Kensington Food Drive - Saturday, October 24 from 9-12

Once again, the Town of Kensington, in cooperation with Bethesda Help, will be conducting a Food Drive on Saturday, October 24 between the hours of 9:00 am – 12:00 noon at Town Hall, as part of Montgomery County’s Community Service Day.

Town Hall is located at 3710 Mitchell Street, Kensington, MD 20895

IMPORTANT: Bethesda Help is unable to use food items that come in glass containers or in oversized bottles, cans, and packages.

Foods that are currently needed are as follows:

Breakfast cereals
Canned meat and fish -- All types, but especially canned corned beef, ham, chicken,
SPAM, meat hashes, chili with meat, stews, salmon, and tuna
Canned fruits
Fruit juice concentrate -- Concentrated juice in soda-sized cans only (available at Giant)
Jelly, jam, or honey
Peanut butter
Pasta sauce
Powdered milk -- Boxes containing individual 1-quart envelopes (available at Giant)
Vegetables -- All types, but especially tomatoes in 1 pound cans

In addition:

Bethesda Help is always looking for additional volunteers to help out with food delivery.  More information can be found at or by calling 301.365.2022.

Friday, October 16, 2009


9716 Carriage Road,

For Sale

Open Sunday, October 18, 1009 from 1-4



The Town’s Annual Picnic that was scheduled for Sunday, October 18 has been postponed due to weather.  The Town is considering all options, including rescheduling and canceling until the spring.  We will let you know through list serve and website announcements as soon as a decision has been made.

Note:  Please disregard the Around Town Journal’s information regarding the Town Picnic.  The Journal should be delivered by Tuesday afternoon.

Town of Kensington Email Announcements

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Warner Memorial - Used Book Fair - Otober 24, 2009

Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church Announces
Used Book Fair to Benefit Crossway Community
Kensington, MD - October 24, 2009

The youth of Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church in Kensington are collecting gently used children's and young adult books to sell at a used book fair.  All proceeds from the fair will be used to purchase new books for children at the Crossway Community in Wheaton.  The Crossway Community is a unique educational and residential program for families. It offers supportive housing for at-risk mothers and their children, a community training institute for job and career growth, a Montessori based Community Day School,  and the Community Center  which hosts programs on all subjects of interest to the greater community.

The Used Book Fair will be held from 10 AM to 2 PM on October 24 in the Social Hall of Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church.  Used books can be dropped off at the Warner Church office, 10123 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington, through Thursday, October 22.  Call Jan Moody at 301-949-2900, ext 307 with any questions.

The Press Contact for this event is Jan Moody, 301-949-2900, ext. 307 or

Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church
10123 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington MD  20895
301-949-2900 -

Serving members in Aspen Hill, Bethesda, Brookeville, Burtonsville, Chevy Chase, Colesville, Garrett Park, Hyattsville, Kensington, Olney, Potomac, Rockville, Silver Spring & Wheaton for 116 years.