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February 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Sandy Spring Museum Jazz in the Round Features Mark G Meadows and Rochelle Rice (VIDEO)

Jazz pianist, vocalist and composer Mark G Meadows is joined by singer songwriter Rochelle Rice for the next Jazz in the Round concert at Sandy Spring Museum Friday, Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. This special Valentine’s show offers an intimate performance in the museum’s Rotunda. Mark G Meadows was recently named both 2014 “Artist of […]

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February 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Asian Lunar New Year Celebration at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Did you know 2016 is the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese lunar calendar? Celebrations have kicked off for many Montgomery County residents. Crystal Park attended this year’s celebration at Lakeforest Mall, complete with dragon dances, special performances and guest speakers. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more […]

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February 9, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Altrusa International Helps to Provide Clean Underwear for Montgomery County’s Homeless (PHOTO)

Altrusa International of Montgomery County collected over 2,000 undergarments for homeless men and women in the County. The Altrusa International is part of a network of 358 community service clubs spread across the world. Jeanette Wolfe is the Chair of the community service committee for Altrusa International of Montgomery County. “Our goal was to provide […]

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February 9, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Montgomery College to Host Discussion on Legacy of Malcolm X with Ilyasah Shabazz

Montgomery College will host an event to discuss the legacy of Malcolm X on Thursday February 11 at 2 p.m. The event will take place at the Cultural Arts Center in Theater One on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus of Montgomery College which is located at 7955 Georgia Avenue.  The theme, “Education, Activism & The Legacy […]

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February 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Animal Shelter Youth Volunteer Program (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center has volunteer opportunities for youth. Here’s Lea Ann Gross more information. For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.

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February 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rockville Meeting to Review Accessibilty of City Parks and Facilities

Rockville is in the process of ensuring city parks and facilities are accessible to all and meet the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The city hired a consultant to perform an audit and develop a transition plan where necessary. A meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. for the public to learn […]

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February 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Cherish the Ladies Return to BlackRock in Germantown (VIDEO)

Come out to BlackRock Center for the Arts on Saturday, July 4 for a free outdoor concert. Enjoy the music of the No BS! Brass Band. Concert starts at 7 p.m.

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February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery County Celebrates Lunar New Year (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Traditional Chinese dance performances and displays of Chinese art and culture took over the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg on Saturday, Feb. 6, as the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center shared their celebration for the Lunar New Year with the community. The celebration kicked off Feb. 6 and 7 in Gaithersburg and continues Feb. 13 […]

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February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

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“21 This Week” Covers Eighth Congressional District Race and More (VIDEO)

Susan Heltemes hosts the latest episode of “21 This Week.” Heltemes and the panel discuss the Iowa Caucus, Maryland’s Eighth Congressional District race and the appointment of Dr. Jack Smith as the new superintendent of schools. This week’s panel of political observers includes Henry Hailstock, Mark Uncapher, Liz Rubin, and John Hurson. You can watch the show […]

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February 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Olney Chamber Establishes Scholarship Fund in Officer Noah Leotta’s Name

The Olney Chamber of Commerce has established a scholarship fund to commemorate the life and passion of Montgomery County police officer Noah Leotta. The Chamber is asking local businesses and residents to help contribute to the fund, which will be awarded to local high school students committed to pursuing a career in law enforcement or […]

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