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November 22, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Football’s 12th Man while the “Doctor” makes a house call.

High School Football in Montgomery County is nearing its conclusion as both Damascus and Quince Orchard advance to their respective class semi-final rounds.  Damascus plays at home against Glenelg of Howard County and Quince Orchard takes to the road to visit North Point in Waldorf, Maryland.  Thursday’s Turkey bowl games aside it’s showdown time on […]

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November 22, 2017 | Daryl Schultz

Northwest Wins Third Straight 4A Volleyball State Championship

College Park, Maryland 4A MSPPAA Volleyball Championship Northwest v Arundel 11-18-2017 Two very good volleyball programs faced off for the 4A championship at Ritchie Coliseum on the University of Maryland campus Saturday afternoon.  Arundel and Northwest entered the state championship game undefeated, both hoping to complete a “perfect season.” The first set began with Arundel […]

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November 22, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Dinner to be Held in December

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will hold their Annual Celebration Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, December 7 at 6 p.m. at the Hilton, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. The Annual Dinner is the Chamber’s opportunity to celebrate our successes of the year and look ahead. New officers and Board Members are announced; awards will […]

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November 19, 2017 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Making the Most of Your Child’s Sick Day

With fall in full swing now, the rates of children getting sick and having to miss school are increasing. While most people do not like getting sick, and parents especially tend to dislike days where their children are too sick to attend school, here are some suggestions to make the most of a sick day […]

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November 18, 2017 | Daryl Schultz

Quince Orchard Defeats Visiting Rival Northwest 31-20 Before Near Sell Out Crowd

Gaithersburg, Maryland Quince Orchard High School MSPPAA Regional Championship 11-17-17 The rivalry between Quince Orchard and Northwest is well known among Montgomery County football fans.  Northwest has been able to defeat QO in previous playoff meetings in past seasons.  At the beginning of the game it seemed the pattern of previous meetings was going to […]

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November 17, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Northwest Advances to State Volleyball Championship with 57 Wins for Past Three Seasons

Northwest (NW) Jaguars volleyball has over the past three season a record of 57 wins and 1 loss.  Last evening they added the Sherwood Warriors to that win total in 3 sets (25-21, 25-17, 25-20).  Now NW face Arundel on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the 4A MPSSAA Championship game. Final scores betray the valiant […]

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November 14, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Lady Terps Fall to Defending National Champion South Carolina (PHOTOS)

The Maryland Women’s basketball team fell to the South Carolina’s Gamecocks, Monday, Nov. 15th in College Park. A late fourth quarter Terps rally by Maryland Women’s basketball team could not close the gap on South Carolina’s Gamecocks, the defending national champions, as the Gamecocks held on for a 94-86 early season win. Gamecock’s A’ja Wilson […]

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November 14, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Hope Grows Child Development Center Opens Second Location in Germantown

A pirate ship playground; vibrant, bold, inviting colors; an exquisite room dedicated to infants with cribs, bright mirrors, warm rugs sensory tables and more; several other classrooms full of arts and crafts supplies; clothes for dress-up and pretend play, musical instruments to explore and spaces to play, to learn and explore; and an area built […]

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November 13, 2017 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®

Why Now may be a Bad Time for a Roth Conversion

Roth IRAs and Roth 401(k) plans represent one of the few tax advantaged ways for Americans to invest. These Roth investment products allow you to make an after-tax contribution into an investment account. Subject to certain terms and conditions, they also allow for tax-free growth and tax-free withdrawal of dividends, interest, and capital gains. In […]

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November 13, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Local Chamber Raises over $1,000 for the Lollipop Kids Foundation

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s (GGCC) Construction Direct Connect Group raised $1,130 for the Lollipop Kids Foundation from the group’s AutumnFest Happy Hour held at Tapp’d in Bethesda. The monies were raised through event registrations, a silent auction, event games, and charitable donations. As part of the local community, our group is focused on supporting […]

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