Gabe Albornoz

October 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Upcoming Political Events in October

Councilmember Sidney Katz kicks off his re-election campaign at 2 p.m. Sunday at Dawson’s Market, 225 N. Washington St., Rockville. Andrew Friedson, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Council District 1, has a campaign kickoff from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac. Free. For more information, write […]

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September 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett Endorses Albornoz in County Council Race

County Executive Ike Leggett endorsed his recreation director’s campaign to become an at-large County Council member Saturday. Leggett’s announcement came via Gabe Albornoz’s Facebook page. Albornoz, 41, of Kensington is running in the Democratic primary for one of four at-large seats on the council. “I think he sees the big picture for the entire county,” […]

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September 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Recreation Director Running To Be At-Large Member of Council

Gabe Albornoz has entered the crowded at-large race for Montgomery County Council, becoming the second member of County Executive Ike Leggett’s cabinet to enter the race. Albornoz, 41, lives in Kensington and is the county’s recreation director. “I love the entire county. Because of my day job I’ve been able to build relationships and I […]

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July 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gabe Albornoz Recognized as 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar (VIDEO)

Gabe Albornoz, the director of Montgomery County’s department of recreation and a Kensington resident, has been recognized as a 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar graduate. In a Facebook post before his graduation ceremony, Albornoz said the program “has had a profound impact on me and I have been honored to participate.” The program’s graduation ceremony began […]

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May 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bullying and Depression Are Concerns Expressed by Students During Town Hall

“I would like her to be involved in what’s going on to get active with her peers and get involved in what’s going on around the County,” said parent Faith Gill. Like Gill’s daughter, dozens of students from across the county gathered at Veteran’s Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring Wednesday evening for a youth town […]

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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Poolesville Scraps Plans for Synthetic Ice Rink Because of Costs

The Town of Poolesville is not moving forward with plans for a synthetic ice rink, according to Town Manager Wade Yost. You may remember that Montgomery County was hoping to partner with the town on a rink after a backyard rink, “Mel’s Rink,”  made national headlines when the county shut it down for public use […]

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March 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Town of Poolesville Celebrates 150 Years (PHOTOS)

The Town of Poolesville is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. The town was founded in 1867. On Monday night, local officials gathered to talk about some of the upcoming events planned to celebrate the town’s history. “Celebrating our 150 years of rich history is important as we reflect upon our great founders, their goals […]

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December 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Poolesville Commissioners to Continue Ice Rink Discussions on Jan. 9

UPDATED 12.20.16 Poolesville commissioners will continue conversations about plans for a synthetic ice rink at the town’s next meeting on Jan. 9 and now there is talk of transforming the rink to accommodate roller hockey in the warmer months. Town Manager Wade Yost said the elected leaders have decided to move forward with a 4,000 […]

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December 12, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Groundbreaking for Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett along with other County Councilmembers joined the Good Hope Community on Dec. 10 for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center. The old building is being replaced because the structural and electrical systems have surpassed their useful service life and does not meet with Americans with […]

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November 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Newly Renovated Ross Boddy Recreation Center Reopens in Sandy Spring

Montgomery County residents recently celebrated the reopening of the newly renovated Ross Boddy Neighborhood Recreation Center in Sandy Spring. Find out more in this report, below:

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