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Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets Win State Football Championship Game Three Years in a Row (PHOTOS)

For the third year in a row, the Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets have won the Maryland state championship in football. They defeated the Gwynn Park Yellow Jackets, 31-7, Saturday night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in...

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Halloween Happenings Around Town

Halloween is less than a week away and there are numerous events happening all over the county. Whether you’re looking to participate in a murder mystery or a fun costume party for the kids, there’s something for...

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Flooding in Rock Creek Regional Park, Hikers Urged to Use Caution (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Parks officials are warning hikers at Rock Creek Regional Park to use caution because some trails and pedestrian bridges are still flooded following last week’s heavy rains. The banks of Lake Needwood were...

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First Look Inside Silver Creek Middle School (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

The start of the 2017-18 school year is weeks away and construction is in full swing at Silver Creek Middle School  in Kensington. In just a few weeks, hundreds of sixth and seventh grade students will fill the hallways of this...

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City of Gaithersburg to Host 5th Annual Sports Fest for Youth

The City of Gaithersburg will host its fifth annual Sports Fest at Bohrer Park, 506 South Frederick Avenue, on July 15. Youth entering grades K through 8 will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and...

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Matthew Post Sworn in as New SMOB (PHOTOS)

Matthew Post, a rising senior at Sherwood High School, was sworn in as the 40th Student Member of the Board of Education July 6. He was sworn in by Karen Bushell, chief deputy clerk, Montgomery County Circuit Court. On his...

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Wise Wins 4A State Championship, 38 - 20, Over Quince Orchard (PHOTOS)

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The Wise Pumas took home the state 4A championship trophy with a 38-20 win over the Quince Orchard Cougars on Friday night. The football game was played on the first night of December at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. From the start, it was a hard fought game. With just seconds left in the […]

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Youth Invited to Voice Concerns with County Council During Town Hall

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Youth in the county will have the chance to voice their concerns with the Montgomery County Council during the seventh annual Youth Town Hall meeting scheduled for Nov. 29. A pre-meeting reception will begin at 6 p.m. where student will have a chance to meeting with councilmembers in an informal setting first. Following the reception, […]

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Parents' Council Discuss Achievement Gaps in School System (PHOTOS)

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Addressing disparities with resources in education was the topic of discussion during the NAACP Parents’ Council kick-off event Monday night which is something parent Charles Casey is concerned about. “I’m getting my daughter ready for college and some of the challenges we face with the school system as far as meeting the needs of kids […]

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DHHS to Host Free Series for Youth and Parents on Substance Abuse Prevention

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Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services will host a series of free presentations for youth and parents on topics such as substance abuse prevention and promoting positive attitudes, according to a news release. The sessions will be held on the first and third Wednesday of every month from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. […]

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City of Rockville Will Host its Annual 'Back to School Jam' on Aug 25

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Students in the city of Rockville will have the chance to receive a backpack filled with school supplies at the City of Rockville’s 17th annual Back to School Jam on Aug. 25. Any student who lives or goes to a school in Rockville are eligible to receive the backpacks for $2, according to a news […]

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Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Students Take Part in Smithsonian's Folk Life Festival

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Students from Gandhi Brigade are participating this weekend in the Smithsonian’s Folk Life Festival. The event takes place from now thru Monday, according to Evan Glass, executive director of Gandhi Brigade Youth Media. “Our students will participate on the National Mall between June 29 and July 3, where they will be interviewing attendees and capturing […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Early voting begins today in the state of Maryland. Find out more in our MoCo Vote Blog. 2. Clarksburg Premium Outlets is hosting its grand opening today. 3. Luis Reluzco, the man charged with hitting and killing Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta, […]

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Watch Montgomery Week in Review (VIDEO)

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Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Brian Karem, Jane de Winter, Evan Glass and Jeffrey Slavin. Topics discussed this week include a review of the Maryland primary election results with Brian Karem,  the county operating budget with Jane de Winter, the Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Project with Evan […]

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Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Festival Planned for Saturday in Silver Spring

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AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring will host the Gandhi Brigade Montgomery County Youth Media Festival and Competition on Saturday, April 16. The event is a chance for young student filmmakers to show off their films to the public. Over 500 submissions were received for the competition in four different categories; documentary, narrative, environmental and […]

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Media Festival and Competition Open to Montgomery County Youth

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Gandhi Brigade is looking for the next big Hollywood director and photographer in Montgomery County. Middle School and high school students who reside in Montgomery County can now submit video and art submissions for the 2016 Montgomery County Youth Media Festival.  Gandhi Brigade Youth Media is hosting the festival and competition in partnership with  Montgomery County Public […]

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Gandhi Brigade Hosted Its Annual Youth Media Festival in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

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They watched movies produced by local, national and international youth. Gandhi Brigade- a nonprofit that promotes youth development through media productions- hosted its eighth annual Youth Media Festival at the Silver Spring Civic Building from noon to 5 p.m. followed by performances at the Veteran’s Plaza from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. “We had a […]

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Youth Voices, Youth Media

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Teenagers in Montgomery County are a smart group with a lot to say. In recent years their collective voice was unified against a proposed curfew and in support of environmentally friendly food trays at school. Here in Montgomery County we adults take our community activism seriously; it’s apparent that our youth do too. But not […]

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Five Things to Know Today, March 24, in Montgomery County

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It’s Tuesday! Here are your five things to know today, March 24, in Montgomery County: 1. MCPS students should know by the end of the day when their summer vacation begins. 2. Montgomery County Police headed to Beford County, Va. Monday in connection to the Lyon sisters’ disappearance. 3. The Montgomery County Council meets today and the fiscal […]

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