Youth

July 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Invited to Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Reopening of Kemp Mill Urban Park on July 12

After almost two years of construction, Kemp Mill Urban Park in Silver Spring is available to the public and officials from the Montgomery County Parks Department are inviting residents to attend a special re-opening celebration on July 12. The park was closed entirely in 2016 for renovations to improve the park amenities. “The park had […]

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July 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ingleside at King Farm Partners To Partner With Link Generations for Summer Storytelling Series

In an effort to connect youth and older adults by a creative outlet, Ingleside at King Farm Retirement Community and Link Generations are partnering up this summer for a storytelling series for high school students and older adults, according to a news release. The summer storytelling series is an inter-generational activity that is centered around […]

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July 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Announces New Initiative to Reduce Lead Poisoning, Asthma Cases

Lead poisoning and asthma are two conditions related to housing. In an effort to ensure that Marylanders have access to safe and healthy housing, The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved an application by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to launch a $7.2 million initiative to reduce lead poisoning and asthma, […]

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July 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Aspen Hill Library Branch to Reopen on July 15 (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is inviting residents to a grand re-opening of the newly renovated Montgomery County Libraries’ Aspen Hill Branch located at 4407 Aspen Hill Road in Rockville on July 15, according to a news release. The renovated library includes new carpeting, redesigned public restrooms to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act […]

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June 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Students Take Part in Smithsonian’s Folk Life Festival

Students from Gandhi Brigade are participating this weekend in the Smithsonian’s Folk Life Festival. The event takes place from now thru Monday, according to Evan Glass, executive director of Gandhi Brigade Youth Media. “Our students will participate on the National Mall between June 29 and July 3, where they will be interviewing attendees and capturing […]

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June 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Celebrate Gaithersburg street scene

A Guide to 2017’s Summer Festivals, Concerts and More

It’s officially that time of the year where the days are longer, warmer and sunnier.   Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can soak up some sun while enjoying music, food, art and culture. Sandy Spring Community Day, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 24 at the Ross Body […]

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June 27, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATED: School Board Approves New Principals For Next Year (PHOTOS)

UPDATE: Montgomery County’s Board of Education approved the appointments of the following principals and staff at its June 26 meeting: Standing room only here at tonight’s @mocoboe meeting. @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/byVlcCFoSn — Mitti Hicks (@MittiMegan) June 26, 2017 Appointments and recognition of awards happening now. @mymcmedia @mocoboe pic.twitter.com/f7v2hW8Cox — Mitti Hicks (@MittiMegan) June 26, 2017

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June 23, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Youth Orchestra Prepares for First Recital (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The sounds of young musicians will fill The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club on Monday, June 26. It will be the first public performance by the new Bethesda Blues & Jazz Youth Orchestra. The group started rehearsing at the supper club in April. The Supper Club’s owner Rick Brown established a foundation to support […]

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June 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

MCPL Staff Using Lights, Cameras & Book Action to Help Combat Digital Illiteracy (VIDEO)

Staff from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) teamed up with Montgomery Community Media early Thursday to learn the art of lights and cameras in an effort to combat digital illiteracy. In 2016, Montgomery Community Media was awarded a $25,000 grant by the NBCUniversal Foundation and NBC Washington for creating an innovative program that would implement […]

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June 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Awards Ten CHARACTER COUNTS! Scholarships

Ten inspiring high school seniors were selected to receive a total of $9,750 in scholarship funds for the 2017-2018 academic year through the W. Edward Bohrer, Jr. Memorial CHARACTER COUNTS! Scholarship program. Presented in partnership with the W. Edward Bohrer Memorial Fund, Chipotle, City of Gaithersburg Student Union, Gaithersburg Rotary Foundation, Lakeforest Shopping Center, Montgomery […]

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