2021 | News

$107M apartment high-rise in Bethesda breaks ground

Plus: After near-death COVID-19 battle, Rockville woman starts nonprofit; Breast cancer survivor makes most of every moment

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$107M apartment high-rise in Bethesda breaks ground

Bethesda-based Washington Property Company has broken ground on a 22-story apartment high-rise in downtown Bethesda, expected to be completed in 2023.

The $107 million apartment community will be at 7607 Old Georgetown Road, at the site of a former La Madeleine cafe that closed in November. [WTOP]

After near-death COVID-19 battle, Rockville woman starts nonprofit to help others

A Rockville woman credits luck and the world’s best medical care for her survival from a near-fatal case of COVID-19.

Now, nearly a year after she first became ill and after months in intensive care at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maria Young, 42, is turning her attention to helping others. [WTOP]

Breast cancer survivor makes most of every moment

Lena Markley of Kensington was told she had stage 4 breast cancer that had spread to her liver and bones, and had about two years left to left.

Seven years later, Markley gets scans every three months and her cancer is stable. [NBC 4]

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