BCC’s The Tattler Hosts Panel Discussion on the Supreme Court (Video)

The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School (BCC) newspaper, The Tattler organized a panel discussion on the Supreme Court featuring high profile experts. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 7, in Montgomery County

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Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. A House Hearing with State Legislators will be held to discuss for local and bi-county bills affecting issues specific to Montgomery County today. View the hearing on County Cable Montgomery. 2. Councilmember Roger Berliner is the new president of the Montgomery […]

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Flags at Half Staff on Wednesday for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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The United States Flag and the Maryland State Flag have been ordered to half staff from sunrise to sunset on Dec. 7 in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. This action is in honor of those American patriots who died as a result of their service at Pearl Harbor.  

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Rockville Readies for Winter Weather (VIDEO)

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Rockville parks and public works crews are readying for winter weather on local roads and sidewalks. Find out more in this report, below:

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Montgomery Community Media Awarded $25,000 to Assist Youth

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Recognized for their effort and commitment to providing bold ideas to move their community forward, Montgomery Community Media was awarded $25,000 for their pitching a program that will assist youth in the County. “The NBC Universal Innovation Grant is something given out to nonprofits in the Washington D.C. area. Only three each year receive it and […]

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County Council to Discuss Proposal to Increase Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

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The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee will hold a worksession on proposed Bill 12-16 that would gradually increase the County’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2010, according to a press release. The discussion will take place in the Seventh Floor Hearing Room of the Council Office Building at 9:45 […]

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Police Increase Patrols After Report of Attempted Kidnapping of Student Near Cider Mill Apartments


Montgomery County police officers are investigating the report of an attempted kidnapping of a Watkins Mill High School student that occurred on Monday morning near the Cider Mill Apartments pool in the Gaithersburg area. Police said a student told detectives that she was walking to her bus stop on Monday morning when a man approached […]

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Berliner Elected County Council President, Riemer is VP (PHOTOS & VIDEO)


Montgomery County Council members unanimously elected Roger Berliner as president of the Council on Tuesday morning. Council member Hans Riemer was elected as vice-president of the Council. During his remarks at the dais, Berliner thanked his colleagues for their support and said he looks forward to working with each of them in the year ahead. […]

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County Officials to Celebrate Opening of New Facility for the Homeless in Silver Spring

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Montgomery County Executive Isiah Legget will be joined by County Councilmembers Nancy Floreen, Tom Hucker and George Levanthal for the opening of Progress Place in Silver Spring on Saturday Dec. 10, according to a press release. Progress Place is a Montgomery County owned facility that has two primary programs: Shepherd’s Table and Community Vision. Shepherd’s […]

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County Launches New Initiative for Families Affected by Dementia (VIDEO)


An estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease which is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, according to The Alzheimer’s Association. In an effort to better support families and individuals, Montgomery County leaders launched its Dementia Friendly America Initiative early Monday. “The Dementia Friendly America Initiative, which as […]

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December Recreation Happenings


RecCalendar December 2016 December 1:  Drop In Bridge East County Community Recreation Center 3310 Gateshead Manow way, Silver Spring, MD 20904 240.777.8090 1-4pm Come drop in every Thursday and play with us. Free/Gratis   December 1:  Live Music with Dale Jarrett Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 20906 240.777.4999 1-2pm Dale is […]

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Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

About Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Multimedia Bilingual Rec Specialist at Montgomery County Recreation, loves videos, flowers and dogs. Winner of the “Poder Con Ganas” award from the Hispanic Democratic Club of Montgomery County .


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