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The Daily Digest: The Power of Ping Pong in Rockville, Biden Visits Baltimore, More

Plus, Halpine Hamlet ribbon cutting and open house is Tuesday. News you can use in Rockville on Sept. 10

Vice President Joseph Biden and state officials toured the Port of Baltimore on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (Credit: WhiteHouse.gov)
Vice President Joseph Biden and state officials toured the Port of Baltimore on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (Credit: WhiteHouse.gov)

ICYMI | Ping-Pong may have saved this man’s life
When Ernie Byles' doctor suggested he get in touch with his spiritual side to fight a devastating cancer diagnosis, Byles remembered where he once drew inspiration, and now the sports world does, too. Read his story at Rockville Patch

Crime | Rockville carjacker sentenced
The man whom police said was responsible for carjackings in Rockville and North Bethesda has pleaded guilty to the charges. One of the victims was a 69-year-old Prius driver. 

Ribbon cutting | Halpine Hamlet unveils renovations
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will join representatives from the Montgomery Housing Partnership at a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house Tuesday unveiling the recently renovated Halpine Hamlet, an affordable housing community in Rockville. Read that story here

Nearby | Vice President visits Port of Baltimore
Vice President Joseph Biden and state officials toured the Port of Baltimore on Monday to highlight a $10 million federal grant that is expected to increase the amount of cargo handled at the facility.  >>> See: Port of Baltimore Held Up by VP Biden as Model for America at North Baltimore Patch

Concert | Rockville Swing Band
Free outdoor concert at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Call 240-314-8800 for more information.

 

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