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July 26, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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Free Sports Equipment Keeps Young Athletes in the Game (VIDEO)

What would baseball be without a bat or hockey without skates? Too often the cost of the equipment keeps children in families with limited incomes from participating in sports. Many schools and community groups also cannot afford to provide what kids need to play baseball, hockey, football, soccer, tennis or other sports. That need is where Max Levitt […]

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July 26, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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Latino Youth Learn Soccer Life Lessons (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Some Latino youth are exercising their options for the future by taking part in a program sponsored by the City of Rockville. The 7th to 12 graders play soccer in the summer and during the school year as part of the Latino Youth Development Program. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong reports the program is about more than scoring […]

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July 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rockville City Officials Meet with Chinese Graduate Students (VIDEO)

Chinese graduate students from the National University of Singapore recently visited the city of Rockville. Rock 11’s Willie James Inman reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Planners Working to Educate Residents on New Short Term Residential Rentals Laws (VIDEO)

You may be familiar with online rental businesses such as Airbnb, Vacation Rentals by Owner (VRBO), or Flip Key. Now the Montgomery County Planning department, at the direction of the County Council, is crafting legislation to regulate short-term residential rentals. First, planners want to get your feedback. Here’s a look at one of the planning […]

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Save the Date: National Night Out is August 2nd (VIDEO)

Local communities in Montgomery County will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2nd. More information is available online at MontgomeryCountyMD.Gov/police. The City of Gaithersburg has also released a list of its National Night Out celebrations planned for August 2nd. Brighton Village Apartments (7 – 9 p.m.) – Ice Cream Social in Clubhouse, 373 West […]

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July 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Street Beat: Carroll Avenue Bridge Construction in Takoma Park

As part of the $12 million Carroll Avenue bridge rehabilitation, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will close Carroll Avenue between Jefferson Street and Flower Avenue beginning this week in Takoma Park. “The Carroll Avenue Bridge will close on the morning of Monday, July 25 and remain closed for a period of […]

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July 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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“21 This Week” Talks RNC, DNC and Racial Tensions (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of “21 This Week.” Aiken and the panel discuss results of the Republican National Convention, a preview of the Democratic National Convention, and racial tensions in the county. This week’s panel of political observers includes Rich Parsons, Jerry Cave, Robin Uncapher, and Cynthia Rubenstein. You can watch the show in its entirety, […]

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July 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Afro Buddhist Performance at Walter Johnson High School (VIDEO)

Over a dozen children from a Buddhist orphanage in Africa are performing African dance moves along with martial arts and traditional Chinese songs. The children, who are performing all over the country, kicked off their tour at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda. Crystal Park reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view […]

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July 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

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21 This Week Preview (VIDEO)

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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July 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Watch Montgomery Week in Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Bruce Fowler, Elaine Apter, Richard Melnick, and Monica Barberis-Young. Topics discussed this week include the impact of the Fullbright Program, efforts by the League of Women Voters prior to the November election, a new program by the Montgomery Bar Foundation called “Creating a New […]

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