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March 17, 2017 | Sheila Ogilvie

Patuxent River Hosts Sold Out ‘Hidden Figures’ Screening

“Transforming Lives” Commends the Patuxent River (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and The Girls Empowerment Tour for hosting a sold-out screening of the Oscar-nominated film ‘Hidden Figures’ to empower local girls. On February 18, the Patuxent River (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated joined ‘Hidden Figures’ cast member Karan Kendrick and hosted a private […]

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February 27, 2017 | Susan Burkinshaw

What is Financial Literacy?

(This is the first blog in a series about the Junior Achievement Finance Park Montgomery [http://www.myja.org/financepark/] scheduled to open in 2018 on the fourth floor of the new Thomas Edison High School of Technology building in Silver Spring.) When I was in 8th grade I became Treasurer of my middle school’s Student Government Association (SGA). […]

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February 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Immigration concerns top this week’s edition of County Report This Week. The show also includes reports about the Dickerson incinerator, a police academy for Hispanic residents, local celebrations of Black History Month, and more. Watch the 30-minute news and information show, below:

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February 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

For the Love of Theatre (VIDEO)

Thespians and drama department students from 13 middle and high schools gathered this month at James Blake High School to hone their skills and share their talents at the sixth annual MCPS Theater Festival. MCPS-TV has the story, below:

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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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January 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Releases Statement about Passing of Community Activist Linda Hanson

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman has released a statement about the passing of Linda Hanson, a community activist and volunteer: “The Gaithersburg City Council and I, along with the entire Gaithersburg community, are deeply saddened by the passing of Linda Hanson, which we learned of yesterday. Our heartfelt condolences are extended to her husband, John, her […]

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December 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Go Behind the Scenes of MBT’s The Nutcracker (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre‘s performance of The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition in Montgomery County. Now you can go behind the scenes and meet the people who make it all happen: Find out more about MBT, here.

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November 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery College Women’s Soccer Post Season Tournament Highlights (VIDEO)

Montgomery College’s women’s soccer team traveled to New Jersey to participate in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III (NJCAA DIII) National Championship Tournament. MCTV’s Michael Brown has a recap in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television. Read more about the […]

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November 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Chief Reports 17 Percent Increase in Hate Crimes in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

In a video message posted online today, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger reports a 17 percent increase in hate crimes and bias incidents in Montgomery County. According to Manger, there have been 62 incidents reported to the police department this year. He said the hate crimes are generally motivated by race, religion, or sexual […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett: “Make No Mistake About It, There is Fear” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council members and County Executive Ike Leggett are addressing community concerns about safety and possible discrimination, harassment and hate crimes. On Tuesday, the elected leaders held a news conference and passed a resolution, reaffirming the county’s tradition of respect for all residents. “Make no mistake about it, there is fear, and there is […]

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