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November 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Veterans Day Freebies and Deals

Many businesses in Montgomery County are honoring those who have served our county on Veterans Day with deals and freebies. Often, a military ID, dressing in uniform, or other proofs of service is required to access these deals. Here is a list of places that are offering deals: Sunday, Nov. 11: Applebee’s is giving out […]

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November 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Damascus’ Varsity Game Against Century Was Clouded By the JV Team’s Controversy

Damascus’ varsity football team maintained its winning streak last night, beating Century High School 42-3. The varsity team’s victory came as the school and the community dealt with the fallout from rape allegations involving the junior varsity team. During the day on Friday, the school received a “concerning call,” threatening administrators if the varsity game […]

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November 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

From Tragedy to Triumph: Vietnam War Veteran on Overcoming Invisible Wounds

Certain dates remain engraved in your memory forever. For Wayne Miller, that date is July 4, 1969. While many back home were celebrating the American holiday, it was a day Miller thought would mark dependency on others for the rest of his life. Miller had graduated from Albert Einstein High School in 1968 and had […]

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November 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know About Veterans Day

We celebrate Veterans Day on Sunday — Nov. 11 — a date that marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Here are a few things you might not know about Veterans Day: 1. For Living Veterans: The holiday officially recognizes living veterans of all wars. Originally called Armistice Day, the date […]

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November 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.

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November 8, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

New Effort Hopes Virtual Reality Helps End Pedestrian Accidents

A high-tech effort to educate drivers about pedestrian safety kicked off Thursday in Silver Spring where motorists can don a virtual reality visor to see how quickly they can react to unexpected pedestrians and bicyclists in the roadway. It’s a problem Montgomery County has been fighting for years. “I think a lot of it is […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Nov. 9 – Nov. 11

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Holiday Market. More than a dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 29th year and it takes place from Nov. 8-Nov. 11. Friday, Nov. 9 Mary Poppins Jr.  KAT Second Stage presents […]

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November 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Fred Evans, Amy Fier, Stuart Rosenthal, and Henry Hailstock. Mooers and  and the panel discuss the results of the General Election with Fred Evans, EveryMind programs to address holiday loneliness with Amy Fier, the November issue of The Beacon with publisher Stuart […]

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November 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Police Capt. Tyrone Collington Leaves Takoma Park to Become Bladensburg Police Deputy Chief

After serving more than 20 years with the Takoma Park Police Department, Capt. Tyrone Collington is leaving the department to become the Deputy Chief of The Bladensburg Police Department. “It has been an amazing career. I will cherish the relationships and partnerships we built with the community, colleagues, elected officials, city staff, educators, and allied […]

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November 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Residents Explain Why They Vote

Olney voters exercised their civic duty in Maryland’s 2018 Gubernatorial Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Yesterday, we spoke to voters at four voting precincts about the issues and candidates driving them to the polls. For many voters, this midterm election felt more urgent than others. Here’s what the voters had to say. Sherwood Elementary School […]

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