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May 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithesburg Book Festival Set for May 20 at City Hall (VIDEO)

The 8th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival returns to the grounds of City Hall on May 20th. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is the founder of this literary festival and he tells MyMCMedia that this year’s lineup includes about 130 authors, and that’s a record. He is also hoping to see a record crowd in Olde Towne […]

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June 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

County’s Elder Abuse Awareness Event Focuses on Scams that Target Seniors (VIDEO)

As our local senior population grows, Montgomery County is trying to raise awareness about crimes against the elderly. An event that highlighted elder abuse was recently held at Holiday Park Senior Center. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Learn More About the Signs of Elder Abuse on June 14 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County will observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with an event at Holiday Park Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 14. Find out more, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCTV Hosts Premiere Screening of Documentary About Vietnam Veterans on March 23

Did you know that there are more than 13,000 Vietnam veterans living in Montgomery County? It is estimated that between 130 and 140 Montgomery County residents lost their lives in the Vietnam War. Honor & Gratitude: Chronicles of Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans features seven Montgomery County residents who tell their stories as veterans of the Vietnam […]

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January 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 20, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Another cold day is on tap and Montgomery County officials are advising residents to take precautions. Stay tuned, the National Weather Service is monitoring a winter storm that is expected to impact our area on Friday and Saturday. 2. Montgomery County Executive […]

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October 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Darnestown Resident Shares His Thoughts on MoCo’s Salute to Veterans (VIDEO)

Montgomery County saluted its Vietnam War veterans on Oct. 24th for the first time ever. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Richard Jurgena, a Darnestown resident and a veteran, shares his thoughts about the event and what it meant to him sitting in the audience. If you missed the ceremony, you can watch it on Montgomery […]

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September 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Set for Sept. 5th (PHOTOS)

The popular Kentlands/Lakelands 5K is back for its 22nd year. The Labor Day weekend event includes a 5K Run and Walk, Kids Fun Runs, and a Post-Race Expo in Market Square Plaza, bringing thousands of participants to downtown Kentlands. The loop course, featuring water stops and live entertainment, winds through the communities of Lakelands and […]

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June 16, 2015 | Aline Barros

New Citizens Take Oath At Naturalization Ceremony in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Cyrus Kamara lives in Germantown. He has been a Montgomery County residents for more than 10 years. On June 14, he watched his mother, Matilda Kamara, become an American citizen during a naturalization ceremony for 43 people at the Celebrate Gaithersburg Festival. Naturalization candidates were from Brazil, Cameroon, China, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, […]

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June 13, 2015 | Aline Barros

UPDATED: Naturalization Ceremony at Celebrate Gaithersburg Festival (PHOTOS)

The grounds of Gaithersburg City Hall was the setting for a naturalization ceremony for 43 new American citizens from 23 countries on June 14th at the Celebrate Gaithersburg festival. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Councilmembers presented the new citizens with American Citizenship certificates. The new citizens were also encouraged to register to vote after the […]

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May 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Literary Party: The Gaithersburg Book Festival’s Author Reception (VIDEO)

It’s the literary party of the season: the reception for the authors attending the 6th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports the invite list for this special party includes not only authors but city officials, sponsors and the tireless volunteers who work year round on this event. You can find out more about […]

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