Kensignton

June 23, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Villages Support Aging in Place (VIDEO)

Is aging at home a possibility? In Montgomery County there has been a grass roots effort to rebuild the “Village” concept of neighbor helping neighbor. On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker speaks with Pazit Aviv the Village Coordinator with the Aging and Disability Services for Montgomery County. Joining the discussion is the Board […]

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March 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Petition to Name New Middle School in Kensington After Harriet Tubman

There’s a new petition on Change.org urging the Montgomery County Board of Education to name Bethesda Chevy Chase Middle School #2 after Harriet Tubman. The school, which is currently under construction on Saul Road in Kensington, is expected to relieve overcrowding at Westland Middle School in Bethesda. Joe Zagby, creator of the petition, wrote in […]

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January 29, 2014 | Staff Writer

Leonard D. Jackson Ken Gar Center Rec. Center (Photos & Video)

A ceremony was held on Jan. 25 renaming the Ken Gar Community Center in Kensington in honor of the late Leonard D. Jackson, a longtime resident and community activist in the Ken Gar community. The remodeled Leonard D. Jackson Ken Gar Neighborhood Recreation Center is located at 4111 Plyers Mill Rd. Jackson was a founding […]

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