2021 | News

Chevy Chase could get up to $2.5 million in relief funds

Plus: Two from Montgomery County honored in Memorial Day ceremony; Andrés goes to India to help fight COVID-19

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Chevy Chase could get up to $2.5 million in relief funds

Affluent Chevy Chase, Md., has one of the lowest rates of coronavirus infection in the Washington region.

In the coming weeks, however, Chevy Chase is set to receive the same level of federal relief funding per-capita as dozens of other municipalities far harder-hit by the pandemic. [Washington Post]

Two from Montgomery County honored in Memorial Day ceremony

A Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Lutherville-Timonium honored six members of the military, including two from Montgomery County:

• Marine 1st Lt. Hugh C. McDowell, 24, who grew up in Chevy Chase, died on May 9, 2019, from injuries sustained in a training exercise when his Light Armored Vehicle rolled over at Camp Pendleton, California.

• Marine Maj. Moises A. Navas, 34, a special operations officer who grew up in Germantown, was one of two Marines killed by enemy forces during the U.S.-led Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve on March 8, 2020. [WBAL]

Andrés goes to India to help fight COVID-19

José Andrés has gone to India to help hospitals and frontline workers during the current devastating wave of COVID-19 infections in the country.

He and other chefs are operating in Mumbai and other cities in connection with Andrés’s non-profit World Central Kitchen. [Washingtonian]

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