Articles by Jordan Lindsay

October 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

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Poolesville Residents Continue Quest for New High School Facility 

Portions of Poolesville High School are nearly 70 years old and frustrated residents – many of whom who feel their town has been underserved for years – continue to make the case that they need a new facility. MyMCMedia’s Jordan Lindsay spoke with residents and local elected officials about their concerns and a possible solution. […]

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October 17, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 17 . Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. It’s National Get Smart About Credit Day: National Get Smart About Credit Day on the third Thursday in October annually promotes learning about good credit. It is a national campaign where volunteer bankers help counsel young people on responsible credit […]

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October 16, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Housing Impact Fairness Act Would Raise $100 Million For Affordable Housing, School Construction

On Tuesday, Councilmember Evan Glass introduced The Housing Impact Fairness Act which would raise $100 million for affordable housing and school construction throughout the county over the next decade. The Housing Impact Fairness Act ensures that all newly built single-family homes contribute fairly to Montgomery County’s infrastructure needs. This legislation is expected to close a […]

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October 16, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

New Legislation Would Prohibit Discrimination Against Certain Types of Natural Hairstyles

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando and Council President Navarro recently held a press conference on Bill 30-19, the CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act. The CROWN Act would prohibit discrimination against certain types of natural hairstyles, including braids, locks, afros, curls and twists, and would ensure that individuals who are […]

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October 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 15. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.County Council in Session: Montgomery County Council will be in session today starting at 9:30 a.m. Click here to view the agenda. 2. Affordable Housing and School Construction Legislation Introduction: Councilmember Evan Glass will hold a press conference discussing his new […]

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October 14, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Silver Spring Area

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident in the Silver Spring area. According to a press release, 67-year-old Julio Vargas Valerio of Takoma Park was crossing University Boulevard East at Seek Lane when he was struck by one vehicle, then struck again by another shortly before 8:00 p.m. on […]

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October 14, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

3 MCPS Schools Issue ‘Shelter-in-Place’ After Silver Spring Shooting

Montgomery County Public Schools issued a Shelter-In-Place for three schools on Monday after a police officer was shot in downtown Silver Spring. Silver Spring International Middle School, East Silver Spring Elementary School, and Sligo Creek Elementary School used the Shelter-In-Place safety procedure Monday morning after a Montgomery County Police officer was shot at a parking […]

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October 11, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Manna Food Center Addresses Hunger With New Location in Silver Spring

Manna Food Center will be opening another pantry at 12301 Old Columbia Pike in Silver Spring. The new Manna Food [East County] Center will offer several important breakthroughs like a new, more accessible choice pantry to meet the needs of people who experience hunger in communities such as Aspen Hill, Burtonsville, Colesville, and Silver Spring. […]

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October 11, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Police Looking for Westfield Wheaton Mall Assault Suspect

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating an assault that took place inside a brow salon at Westfield Wheaton Mall. On October 1, police say three adult females who work at the Brow Art Salon located inside the mall were approached by the male suspect at the front counter. During the interaction, surveillance […]

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October 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 10 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 10 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.  1. It’s World Mental Health Day: Annually, World Mental Health Day raises awareness and mobilizes efforts to support mental health. When everything seems dark – it's important to appreciate the sparkles of light. It can be almost anything: A call […]

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