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November 5, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Neal Potter Plaza Opens at Capital Crescent Trail

Montgomery Parks opened the Neal Potter Plaza as a new rest area along the 11-mile Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda on Saturday, Nov. 3. Indeed, the plaza is a dedication to the late Neal Potter, who died in 2008. Good morning from the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda, #MD! Today, we’re celebrating the opening & dedication […]

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October 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

17th Annual County Executive’s Awards For Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and First Lady Catherine Leggett celebrated the 17th annual County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities on Oct. 29th at the Silver Spring Campus of Montgomery College. Watch the full awards ceremony, here. The following residents received awards: Lifetime Achievement Award Eleanor Epstein, Zemer Chai Lifetime Impact […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Second Annual Regional Job Fair Set for Wednesday in Silver Spring

Looking for a job? Montgomery County will host the Second Annual East County Regional Job Fair on Oct. 17 from 3-7 p.m. in Silver Spring. This event is free and open to the public. Job seekers are asked to bring many copies of their resume and to dress in business attire. Registration for job seekers is encouraged […]

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October 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Meet County Executive Leggett Online on Thursday, Oct. 11

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Ike Leggett Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting his final “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted […]

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October 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy: Watch the Full Interview

Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County’s first African American executive rose from poverty in rural Louisiana to lead Maryland’s largest and most diverse county. As Leggett prepared to leave the office of County Executive, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about his early years, college life, his political campaigns and more. Watch all four parts of Tallman’s […]

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September 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part IV: What it Takes to Lead Montgomery County

Isiah Leggett completes three terms as Montgomery County Executive this year and will be leaving elected office. MCM’s Doug Tallman talks with Leggett about what it takes to lead Montgomery County. Watch all four parts of The Leggett Legacy on MyMCMedia.org.          

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September 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part III: Changing Hearts and Minds

Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County’s first African American executive initially did not want to run for political office. As Leggett prepares to leave the office of County Executive after three terms, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about what changed his mind. Watch all four parts of The Leggett Legacy on MyMCMedia.org.          

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September 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Leggett Speaks at Bethesda Yom Kippur Service

Yom Kippur is the most solemn of all the high holy days in the Jewish religion. It’s a time for reflection, atonement and fasting. Today, it was a day of surprise for some of the several hundred who attended morning services at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda. The guest speaker was none other than […]

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September 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part II: Gratitude and Determination

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett became emotional as he discussed the scholarships that allowed him to go to college. As Leggett, the county’s first African-American executive prepares to leave office, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about his journey from poverty in rural Louisiana to become the leader of Maryland’s largest and most diverse county. […]

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September 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part I: A Remarkable American Life Story

Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County’s first African American executive rose from poverty in rural Louisiana to lead Maryland’s largest and most diverse county. As Leggett prepares to leave the office of County Executive, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about what it took to win the office and hold it for three terms. Watch all four […]

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