Rose Krasnow

March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Economic Programs That Could Help Women? Democratic Candidates Respond

Six Democratic candidates running for Montgomery County Executive gathered at the Silver Spring Civic Center Thursday evening for a forum hosted by the Woman’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County. The Democratic candidates running for Montgomery County Executive are Montgomery County Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich, and George Leventhal; David Blair, a businessman from Potomac; former […]

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March 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates Provide Re-Assuring Message to Latino Democrats

Montgomery County executive candidates Thursday night assured members of the Latino Democratic Club that if elected they would not reverse policies protecting immigrants. And Councilmember George Leventhal said he would be introducing legislation that would prohibit the county jail from accepting Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees. “We don’t do that now, but there are counties […]

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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 16, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Chamber of Commerce Debate Set for Candidates for County Executive Race

The Maryland County Executive elections of 2018 will take place on November 6, with the primary election occurring on June 26.  The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26 and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will elect a governor, a state […]

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November 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Draws Flak Over ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Comment

County Councilmember Marc Elrich was taken to task Wednesday for his choice of words — “ethnic cleansing” — to describe how the 16-mile Purple Line would displace neighborhoods along its route. “Words matter. To equate potential gentrification with ethnic cleansing is offensive. Period,” County Council President Roger Berliner said. Elrich and Berliner were among the […]

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December 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Octave 1320 Attracts First Time Homebuyers to Silver Spring (VIDEO)

What do you get when you convert a 1964 office building to residential on Fenwick Lane in Silver Spring? The Octave 1320, a condominium building that is proving to be popular with first time homebuyers. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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May 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Planners Tour Crown Farm and King Farm Communities (VIDEO)

Members of the Montgomery County Planning Board recently toured the King Farm community in Rockville, and the Crown community in Gaithersburg.  Find out more in this report, below:

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

White Flint 2 Planning Meeting Recap (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Planning Department’s White Flint 2 Sector Plan team recently met with residents and property owners in a recent public forum. Take a look: Learn more about the plan at

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February 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Concerns About School Capacity Headlined White Flint Community Meeting (VIDEO)

The White Flint 2 Sector Plan team met with residents and property owners last night at Luxmanor Elementary School to get input about the future of the White Flint area, and planners said they heard a lot of concerns about how to balance school capacity with more development from residents at the meeting. Take a […]

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December 24, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Councilmember Katz Celebrates “Star Wars” Movie Release with Flashback Friday Picture (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is celebrating the release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Councilmember Katz posted a Gazette cover from 1999 in honor of the premiere, where he and Deputy Director of the Planning Department Rose Krasnow are dressed as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia. “The Gazette newspaper called Rose Krasnow, who was […]

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