Damascus Swarmin Hornets Quarterback Kinard Recaps State Win (VIDEO)

Damascus High School football team quarterback Julian Kinard tells MyMCMedia he was emotional after his win for the Class 3A state football championship.

Five Things to Know for Jan. 22 in Montgomery County

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Here’s five things to know today, Monday, Jan. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. New Police Station: The Bethesda police district gets a new police station at 4823 Rugby Ave. County Executive Ike Leggett and other officials will cut the ribbon at 1:30 p.m. 2. Savings Plan: The Council’s Health and Human Services Committee considers nearly […]

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Behind the Scenes: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Rehearses for Jan. 21 Strathmore Step Afrika!

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The Music Center at Strathmore presents the fourth annual showcase of stepping with Step Afrika! Sunday, January 21 at 5 p.m. Percussive dance styles practiced by African American fraternities and sororities plus African traditional dance and art forms from around the world come together as Step Afrika! integrates songs, storytelling, and humor into a highly entertaining, interactive […]

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Richard Montgomery Falls Short to Quince Orchard in Varsity Basketball Jan. 19

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Richard Montgomery Rockets boys varsity led at half time 21-18 and seemingly in control of their away game against Quince Orchard.  The QO boys came out after the break increasing the level of defense on the floor and made a game of this contest.  By the end of the 3rd quarter the game was all […]

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Northwest Jaguars Defeat Blake Bengals 80-64 Friday Night

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Northwest varsity boys basketball team played Blake Friday night in Silver Spring. Northwest can beat you many different ways.  If you play zone they shoot over it successfully.  If you play man to man they will beat you off the dribble, and if they miss a shot they will put it back in the basket […]

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21 This Week Preview

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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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Top 10 for Jan. 12-18

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Schools and weather topped this week’s web traffic at MyMCMedia.org. Amazon and a murder verdict also were among the big news on our website.   Web Site Niche Ranks Montgomery County Schools Second Best in Maryland   UPDATE: Montgomery County Public Schools Close Wednesday, Jan. 17   Scattered Rains, and Montgomery County Has Rough Commute […]

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Animal Adoptions Increased 17 percent in 2017

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Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center had more than 2,200 adoptions in 2017, a 17 percent increase over last year, said Katherine Zenzano, the agency’s community outreach coordinator. The center has a 93 percent “live release rate,” which she called a good number for a municipal shelter. At 90 percent and up, a shelter […]

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Rahn Says Residents Should Anticipate Minor Delays for Purple Line Project

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The Purple Line is still on track to begin service in 2022 but it may not be exactly in the spring as predicted since project leaders are anticipating some delays, according to Maryland Secretary of Transportation, Peter Rahn. “We do expect there to be some movement of the revenue service date but I do not anticipate […]

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One of the First Medical Cannabis Dispensaries is Now Open in Gaithersburg

(l:r) Andy Cohen, Owner, Herbology; Stanley Herbert, Patient Consultant, Herbology; Mitch Kahn, Owner, Herbology; Melvin Crawford III, General Manager, Herbology; Tim Hartung, Assistant General Manager, Herbology; Laurie-Anne Sayles, Council Member, City of Gaithersburg; Peyton Hurst, Regional Manager, Herbology; Matt Darin, Owner, Herbology: and Brandon Smith, Regional Manager, GreenHouse at the Grand Opening of Herbology, one of the first medical cannabis dispensaries in Gaithersburg, Maryland on January 17, 2018. 

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The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Herbology and celebrated the grand opening of one of the first medical cannabis dispensary’s in Gaithersburg by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, January 17. They are located at 106 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg. The company’s executive management is composed of a group of highly skilled business […]

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Five Things to Know for Jan.19 in Montgomery County

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Here’s five things to know today, Friday, Jan. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Government Shutdown?: Congress has until midnight to vote on a spending bill before federal funding runs out. 2. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County has issued a Hypothermia Alert until 9 a.m. Montgomery County has issued a Hypothermia Alert for 8 PM Thursday 1/18 until 9 […]

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Mitti Hicks

About Mitti Hicks

Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at MHicks@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter @mittimegan.

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