Honors and accolades -- Gazette.Net


The Maryland Municipal League recently named Rockville Councilmember Bridget Donnell Newton president of its Montgomery County Chapter and District Vice President for District 5.

The league is a nonpartisan association that represents 157 municipalities and two special taxing districts. Newton joins Rockville Mayor Phyllis Marcuccio on the league’s board of directors. She is currently serving her third term on the league’s Legislative Committee.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service has promoted David Polikoff to the rank of battalion chief and Marcelo D. Ramos to the rank of lieutenant.

Receiving promotions to the rank of master firefighter were David W. Hensley, Diarra E. Branch, Kenneth M. Diffenderfer, Marvin J. Robinson, Robert J. Faas Jr., Steven C. Laughman and Timothy L. Anderson.

Weichert, Realtors, recently announced that Joseph Marosy, a sales associate in the Aspen Hill office, led the company in new home sales and the region in new home dollar volume during the month of October.

The company’s regional office was also recognized for leading the region in resale listings and resale revenue units.

Nadja Latchinian, a sales associate in the company’s Fallsgrove office in Rockville, also led the region in resales.

Rockville’s project to turn an old post office into a new police station received an award from Montgomery Preservation.

Earlier this month, the organization recognized the city with the Montgomery County Award for Historic Preservation for the Adaption and Reuse of an Historic Resource.