18 MAY/JUNE 2015 | BETHESDAMAGAZINE.COM
136 | ‘BY YOU LIVING, THEY LIVE’
Twenty years ago this July, Potomac resident Irma Goff lost her husband and three
daughters in one of the most horrific murder cases in Montgomery County history.
After all the media coverage ended, she
and her son, Scott, had to do something
many people couldn’t fathom: go on with
BY CINDY RICH
146 | DRIVING US CRAZY
Most teens can’t wait to get their license.
But teaching kids how to drive can be one
of the scariest—and most frustrating—
phases of parenting.
BY JULIE RASICOT
156 | PREPARING FOR BATTLE
When Nina Pham, the first person to
contract Ebola on American soil, arrived
at the National Institutes of Health in
Bethesda last October, the nation was
transfixed and terrified. Here’s what was
happening behind the scenes.
BY AMY REININK
170 | ON THE EDGE
Rockville’s American Dance Institute
is pushing its suburban audience
in new directions—and gaining
an international reputation in the
B Y LISA TRAIGER
178 | BETHESDA INTERVIEW
Montgomery County’s Michael Mayer
and Dick Scanlan talk about their
roads to Broadway and beyond
BY MARGARET ENGEL
Like many parents,
Lisa Hartigan was nervous
about handing over the
keys to her teenager.