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March 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Black Business Council Hosts County Executive Forum

Montgomery County Black Business Council (MCBBC) hosted a candidate forum for county executive Wednesday from 7:30 to 10 a.m. The forum was open to the public and was held at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The Council is comprised of a group of Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce who organized this forum to provide businesses […]

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February 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Executive Candidates Hear from Black Business Leaders

Updated:  Original 2.28.18 About 350 people attended a county executive forum Wednesday morning hosted by the Montgomery County Black Business Council, an affinity group of the Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce. The event, at the Silver Spring Civic Building, gave five Democratic candidates and the single Republican candidate a chance to hear concerns from black […]

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February 28, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for Feb. 28

Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Feb. 28 in Montgomery County: 1. County Executive Forum: Montgomery County Black Business Council will hold a candidate forum  for county executive candidates. 2. Purple Line: MCDOT will hold a public hearing to consider public comments for the creation of multiple new Residential Permit Parking Areas (RPPAs) in Silver Spring. […]

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February 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Five Education Forums Scheduled Around Montgomery County Begin Feb. 21

Residents will have the chance to hear information and to offer comments on the programs and budgets of Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College in a series of public forums that start Feb. 21, a county statement said. Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith and college President DeRionne Pollard will host […]

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March 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Counting Down to the Election of 2018: Ferleman is First Candidate to File in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election may be over a year away but several candidates are already off and running in Montgomery County. On Feb. 28, Germantown resident Tom Ferleman, a Republican, became the first candidate to file his paperwork for the election of 2018 in Montgomery County. Ferleman was at the Board of Elections offices […]

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February 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Police Now Providing Security at County Council Meetings (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are now providing security at Montgomery County Council meetings, according to police spokesperson Rick Goodale. At his weekly briefing, County Council President Roger Berliner was asked about the presence of uniformed officers at a recent County Council meeting. “There is a feeling that there is a different anger out there, and […]

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February 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Candidate Filings for 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election Begin on Feb. 28

Candidates who plan to run for office in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election can begin filing at the Board of Elections (BOE) office on Feb. 28. Races on the 2018 ballot include the following Montgomery County offices: County Executive, County Council, State’s Attorney, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Register of Wills, Sheriff, and the Montgomery […]

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March 31, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Seven-Year-Old Silver Spring Girl Hailed “Everyday Hero” For Saving’s Dad’s Life (VIDEO)

Seven-year-old Jenna Viloria is being hailed a hero for calling 911 when her dad suffered a diabetic seizure. That call saved her dad’s life. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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March 30, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Silver Spring Girl Hailed as “Everyday Hero” After Saving Father’s Life (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

UPDATED A seven-year-old Silver Spring girl is being hailed a hero after she called 911 and saved her father’s life. At a ceremony today, at a Emergency Communications facility in Gaithersburg, Jenna Viloria received the “Everyday Hero Award” from the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Department. The department is recognizing Jenna for her actions […]

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February 1, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Montgomery Parks to Celebrate Black History Month

Montgomery Parks will celebrate Black History Month with free educational events that highlight the stories, struggles and successes of African Americans. The events will take place on February 27 and 28 at Josiah Henson Park and will include free guided tours, a screening of a PBS documentary about the park and a spoken word poetry […]

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