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July 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen, Leventhal and Rice Serving as Delegates at Democratic National Convention (VIDEO)

The Democratic National Convention takes place this week in Philadelphia and three Montgomery County Councilmembers – Nancy Floreen, George Leventhal and Craig Rice – have been elected to serve as delegates at the convention. “It is a great honor to be representing my community,” said County Councilmember George Leventhal. Leventhal says he has attended two […]

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, July 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory today from noon until 8 p.m.  The Heat Index may reach 109 degrees. 2. The Democratic National Convention takes place this week in Philadelphia and three Montgomery County Councilmembers have been elected to […]

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September 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

Local Church Takes Pilgrimage to the Papal Parade (VIDEO)

The day began early for parishioners at Saint Michael the Archangel in Silver Spring on Wednesday. The crowd filled the church at six a.m. then traveled to Washington D.C. to see Pope Francis greeting thousands of people. “Coming here and just enjoying being Catholic and getting to see the leader of our church and just […]

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September 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Pope Francis is Popular With Non-Catholics (VIDEO)

Pope Francis is expected to be in the D.C. region this week where he will engage with Catholics, non-Catholics, and talk to members of Congress. In this MyMCMedia Extra, this county resident said Pope Francis is a “very likeable person and understands what’s in people’s minds.”  Take a look:

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September 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Germantown Resident Shares His Thoughts on Pope Francis (VIDEO)

Gabriel Cárdenas, a Germantown resident and student at the Lancaster Bible College in Greenbelt, was one of the awardees at the Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala on Sept. 10 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Cárdenas said he hopes to follow his parents’ footsteps and become a pastor. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Cárdenas also shares his thoughts on […]

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September 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Police to Assist During Pope’s Visit

The Montgomery County Police Department plans to send 50 officers from the Specialized Event Response Team (SERT) to assist the Metropolitan Police Department and the Secret Service during the Pope’s visit on Sept. 23, according to a county police spokesperson. Corporal Rebecca Innocenti said the SERT officers will be assisting with a parade route during […]

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August 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Women Who Care Ministries Founder Honored in Gaithersburg

Judith Clark started a women’s fellowship group out of her home in Montgomery County where more than 35 women attended almost 20 years ago. Today, Clark is the founder of Women Who Care Ministries- a nonprofit that helps people transition to a “brighter day.” On Aug. 17, the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council honored Clark for her work […]

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August 4, 2015 | Aline Barros

Fan Shares Thoughts on Washington Spirit Team (VIDEO)

As fans cheered on the Washington Spirit as they took on the Houston Dash on Aug. 1 at the Maryland Soccerplex, this season holder ticket fan shared in this MyMCMedia extra her thoughts on the season and game. The Spirit remained undefeated at home beating the Dash, 3-1. Dunn, who also plays for the University […]

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August 3, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Washington Spirit Sprints Past Houston Dash (VIDEO)

Fans cheered on the Washington Spirit as they took on the Houston Dash Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Maryland Soccerplex and set a franchise record with a hat trick by defender Crystal Dunn.  The Spirit remained undefeated at home beating the Dash, 3-1. Dunn, who also plays for the University of North Carolina, scored all three […]

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May 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Amtrak Train Derails North of Philadelphia

An Amtrak train on its way from Washington, D.C. to New York derailed north of Philadelphia last night. Amtrak officials have released the following statement: “We are deeply saddened by the loss of life from Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 that derailed north of Philadelphia Tuesday evening. We ask the news media to be respectful […]

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