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The Greater Olney 2016 Board of Education Candidates Debate

The Greater Olney Civic Association (GOCA) hosted a debate of the Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) At Large candidates on April 11, 2016. The At-Large Candidates that participated include Sebastian Johnson, Phil Kauffman, and Gwendolyn Love Kimbrough. Jeanette Dixon and Mike Ibanez confirmed their attendance, but then had a conflict arise.https://vimeo.com/162699758

Olney Days 2016

Olney Days 2016 will be held on May 21st and 22nd. Click here to see the full schedule. Click here for more information on corporate sponsorship. Click here or below to see what Olney Days is all about.

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Neighborhood Niches Video

The following link is an excellent 8-minute video showcasing Olney. It was made by the County.

Neighborhood Niches

2015 GOCA Award Winners

Congratulation to the 2015 GOCA Award Winners. People, groups, and businesses contribute to the quality of life here in Olney and each year GOCA honors them. All are welcome to attend the ceremony on Sunday, March 13th at Our Lady of Good Counsel HS (17301 Old Vic Blvd). A catered reception starts at 2:00 and the ceremony begins at 3:00. Here are this year’s winners:

Howard J Garber Memorial Citizen of the Year: The Greater Olney News Staff

Ron Berger Memorial Heritage Award: Darlene Saulsbury

Contribution to the Community: Barbara Falcigno & Olney Post Office Employees

Youth Contribution to the Community: Matthew McDonald

GOCA Worker of the Year: Matthew Quinn

President’s Award: Karen Montgomery

Olney Express Service

Imagine your commute to work was time spent on things like answering emails, updating Facebook, reading the paper, or just relaxing. This December, Martin’s Sedan and Limousine Service will begin Olney Express, an express service from Olney to destinations designated by Olney residents. To start, the initial pick up location will be at a church on Route 108 near Headwaters Dr (can park there). Eventually there will be other locations throughout Olney, each with an express service to a destination. In order to customize the routes for those interested in this service, please answer this short survey.