February 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Celebrates the Lunar New Year (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents celebrated the Year of the Rooster during Lunar New Year festivities. CCM’s Crystal Park reports from the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg.

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February 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Reassures Montgomery County Residents of All Cultures and Faiths in Happy New Year Video

In a video message posted on the Montgomery County YouTube page, Executive Ike Leggett wishes residents a happy Lunar New Year. He is also reassuring residents of all cultures and faiths about life in Montgomery County. “I want to extend my warmest greetings and best wishes for a happy and prosperous year of the rooster,” […]

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July 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

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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December 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

BOE Future Vote Program Needs High School Election Judges

The Montgomery County Board of Elections “Future Vote” Program is seeking high school juniors/seniors to serve as paid election judges at polling places for the Presidential Primary Election, which is scheduled on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. In accordance with the Maryland Election Code, individuals serving as election judges must be registered to vote in the […]

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December 7, 2015 | Willie James Inman

One-Third of Montgomery County Residents Were Born Outside the United States (PHOTOS)

In a news conference on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen stated that one-third of the county’s residents were born outside the United States. Floreen cited a report compiled by the CountyStat office that uses U.S. Census data from 2013. “We had a diversity briefing last week. Our CountyStat people have been looking at […]

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October 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Man with Alzheimer’s (PHOTO)

UPDATED Police have located Yenquan Fan and reunited him with his family. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 80-year-old man who has severe Alzheimer’s disease. Police said Yenquan Fan, of the 10900 block of Connecticut Avenue in north Kensington was last seen today at approximately […]

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September 30, 2015 | Aline Barros

Navarro Talks Dual Language Immersion Initiative (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember shares in this MyMCMedia Extra that she is in “conversations” with Montgomery County Public Schools officials about the creation of a dual language immersion program. “What if we had dual language programs where you can have that low-income Latino student learning English and perfecting their Spanish alongside their peers- who are learning […]

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August 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Twin Panda Cubs Born at National Zoo (VIDEOS)

It’s the talk of the town: twin Panda cubs! Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to twin panda cubs at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo on Aug. 22. The first giant panda cub was born at 5:34 p.m. and the second giant panda cub was born at 10:07 p.m. on Saturday night. “All of us are […]

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August 19, 2015 | Aline Barros

70th Anniversary of WWII Victory To Be Marked With Special Tribute (VIDEO)

Japan surrendered to Allied forces on the summer of 1945, and that ended World War II. Seventy years later, local and international musicians and singers are scheduled to perform at Never Forgotten: A Musical Tribute to the End of the World War II on Sept. 5 at the Strathmore in North Bethesda. This tribute will feature accomplished […]

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August 18, 2015 | Aline Barros

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MCPS Publishes a Guideline On Respecting Religious Diversity

Montgomery County Public Schools has published for the first time a set of guidelines on respecting religious diversity. The document, which touches upon absences, clothing, food, and extracurricular activities, was developed in partnership with the Montgomery County Executive’s Faith Community Working Group. “It provides information regarding religious practices and providing accommodation to students,” said Montgomery […]

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