Leventhal Supports President Obama’s Decision on Cuba (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia’s Extra, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal wishes Alan Gross a “Happy Hanukkah” and adds “I entirely support President Obama’s decision.”


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Gross Meets with County Council and County Executive (PHOTO)

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Alan Gross, a Potomac resident who was held captive in Cuba for five years before his release on Dec. 17, met with members of the Montgomery County Council and County Executive Ike Leggett on May 7 “as part of his tour to thank all of those who supported me during that time.” Gross talked about […]

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A Piece of Cuba In Montgomery County (VIDEO)

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Photos of famous Cuban-Americans and plaques with names of Cuban professors, journalists, and business people, adorn the walls of The Cuban Corner, a family-owned restaurant that has been opened in Rockville for the past 19 years. The smell of spices and seasoning from its famous ropa vieja- shredded beef with rice, beans- along with Cuban music […]

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Leventhal Supports President Obama's Decision on Cuba (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia’s Extra, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal wishes Alan Gross a “Happy Hanukkah” and adds “I entirely support President Obama’s decision.” Related:

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County Executive Leggett Welcomes Alan Gross Home

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Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett released the following statement about the release of Alan Gross: “I am delighted by the release of Montgomery County resident Alan Gross by the Cuban government. “As I and many others have said in the past, he should never have been arrested in the first place. His only ‘crime’ was […]

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Alan Gross Returns to Maryland (PHOTOS)

Alan Gross greets Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Az., Sen.and Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. at an airport near Havana, Cuba, Dec. 17, 2014. Gross was released after 5 years in a Cuban prison. 
(Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Alan Gross, a USAID subcontractor who lived in Potomac, was released from a Cuban prison on Dec. 17 as part of an agreement between the U.S. and Cuba. Gross spent more than five years in a Cuba prison. He was arrested in December 2009. After arriving on American soil, Gross talked to reporters at a press conference where […]

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Mikulski: Overwhelmed with Emotion of Alan Gross Release

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U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) today heralded the release of Marylander Alan Gross from his imprisonment in Cuba since December 3, 2009. “I was so pleased to be at Andrews AFB this morning to welcome Alan Gross as he touched ground back in the United States of America. ‎I am so honored to be […]

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Van Hollen: Joy in Bringing Home Friend Alan Gross

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Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-8th) issued the following statement announcing Alan Gross’s return home and President Barack Obama’s opening to Cuba: “Today, it brings me great joy to join with Judy Gross and Senators Leahy and Flake to bring my friend Alan Gross home from Cuba after his five years in prison. This day […]

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President to Make Statement on Release of Alan Gross

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UPDATED: President Barack Obama is scheduled to make a statement at noon today on the release of Alan Gross from a Cuban prison. Marylander Alan Gross has been released from a Cuban prison and is on his way back to the U.S. You can watch the statement here. According to media reports,  Gross was imprisoned […]

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Krista Brick

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Krista Brick is a multi-media journalist with Montgomery Community Media.

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