October 27, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Veteran Journalists Discuss How Race, Geography and Gender Will Impact Elections

The countdown to the election is dwindling down and in less than two weeks, voters will decide who will be the next president of The United States. Either way, this election is historic. If the Democratic nominee Hilary Clinton wins, she will be the first female elected to the high office. Republican nominee Donald Trump, […]

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October 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Libraries Offering Telecommuting Options During Metro Surge

In an effort to help commuters who are impacted by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) Surge 10, staff from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) stated they have alternative work sites for commuters. MCPL library card holders will have access to Wi-Fi internet access, quiet study rooms and free charging stations for phones and tablets. […]

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October 26, 2016 | Mitti Hicks


County Executive to Host Diwali Celebration to Honor Indian Heritage

In honor of Indian Cultural Heritage, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett along with the County’s Office of Community Partnerships will host the annual Diwali Celebration at the Executive Office Building on Nov. 2 in Rockville, according to a news release. Diwali, also known as the “Festival of Lights,” is a holiday observed worldwide between mid-October […]

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October 25, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Award-Winning Journalists, Steve & Cokie Roberts to Discuss 2016 Elections

In a rare opportunity, residents will have the chance to talk with award-winning journalists, Steve & Cokie Roberts about the 2016 election at the studios of Montgomery Community Media in Rockville. Cokie Roberts is no stranger to politics. Both of her parents served as members in the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana. Steve Roberts, […]

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October 25, 2016 | Staff Writer


Mary of Nazareth School Raises Money for Haiti (PHOTO)

Students at Mary of Nazareth Catholic School in Darnestown recently raised some money to help the island nation of Haiti, following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew. Stevie Orsini, an eighth grade student at the school, spearheaded the Help Haiti campaign, which raised $2,600 from students who donated for “out-of-uniform” privileges. The students then used their […]

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October 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Officials Celebrate Opening of North Potomac Recreation Center (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the opening of the new Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac Community Recreation Center on Travilah Road. The facility is named in honor of the late Nancy Dacek who served for 12 years as a member of the County Council from 1990 until 2002. Susan Kenedy reports. ICYMI: Nancy H. Dacek […]

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October 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Gilchrist Center Changes Name on 15th Anniversary

The Charles W Gilchrist Center, the County’s immigrant resource center, celebrated its 15th anniversary at the World of Montgomery Festival on Oct. 16 at the Rockville Campus of Montgomery College, according to a news release from the center. As part of the anniversary celebration, in order to better reflect the center’s work over the last […]

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October 24, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Montgomery County’s First Lady Catherine Leggett Honored by the Conflict Resolution Center (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County’s First Lady, Catherine Leggett, has been named “Peacemaker of the Year 2016” by the Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County (CRCMC). Leggett was honored at the CRCMC’s 15th Annual Peacemaker Gala Awards banquet on Oct. 20 in Rockville. “This peacemaker award means everything in the world to me,” said First Lady of Montgomery County, […]

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October 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Halloween Events Around the County

Halloween is just around the corner and there are a ton of events happening all over the county to celebrate the occasion. Whether you’re looking to participate in a murder mystery or a fun costume party for the kids, there’s something for everyone. Check out a full list of events, below. Oct. 20th Gaithersburg Arts […]

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October 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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“21 This Week” Topics Include: Final Presidential Debate and Voter Fraud (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of “21 This Week.” The panel discusses the final presidential debate, and the controversy over voter fraud. This week’s panel of political observers includes Sam Statland, Jerry Cave, Dwight Patel, and Cynthia Rubenstein. You can watch the show in its entirety, below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 […]

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