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April 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Look for Man Who Fired Gun in Fairland 7-Eleven Parking Lot

Montgomery County police hope someone recognizes the surveillance image of man sought in connection of a gun fired in a Fairland 7-Eleven on March 29, police said. No one was injured, police said. About 9:30 p.m. March 29, the county’s 911 center received a report that a man had fired multiple rounds from a handgun […]

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April 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Bullis Grad Haskins Getting Closer to Dream of Playing in the NFL

Dwayne Haskins Jr. was at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda Thursday night to receive an award at the annual Touchdown Club Awards Gala. Just one week away from the NFL Draft, Haskins, a Heisman finalist from Ohio State, is projected as a first round pick. Brandy Simms caught up with the former Bullis standout quarterback […]

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April 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Butler’s Orchard is Hoppin’ with Easter Spirit

Children and families gathered at Butler’s Orchard in Germantown enjoy the beautiful spring weather and farm. Butler’s Orchard had their Bunnyland activities set up which got children and families into the Easter Spirit!

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April 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Find Out if Your Car Seat Has Been Recalled

Car seat manufacturers must occasionally issue recalls in order to better protect your baby when they realize that something about the car seat is faulty. Fortunately, officials say car seat recalls are not very common. After purchasing a car seat, officials say you should register it with the manufacturer in order to receive the fastest […]

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April 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Coming This Summer: MCM To Open Silver Spring Media Lab

As they say on Twitter, “Some personal news…” We here at Montgomery Community Media are excited to announce that we’re opening a new production studio and media lab in Silver Spring this summer. We are calling our second location the “Silver Spring Media Lab.” This location is bringing a new television and video production studio […]

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April 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Occupational Therapists Moving to North Bethesda

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is moving its national headquarters out of downtown Bethesda by the end of the year. AOTA will be moving to White Flint, to 6116 Executive Blvd., North Bethesda. The project is currently in the interior design phase. The move is about 5 miles north of its current location and […]

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April 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Calls Lawmakers Back to Annapolis

Annapolis lawmakers have been called back to the State House to elect a new speaker of the House of Delegates. The delegates are voting to choose the successor of Michael E. Busch, who died April 7, a day before the last day of the 90-day 2019 General Assembly session. The 72-year-old was the state’s longest […]

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April 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Wilson Wims Elementary Principal Awarded for Supporting Library Media Program

Montgomery County Public Schools has announced that Sean McGee, principal of Wilson Wims Elementary School in Clarksburg, won the Nancy C. Walker Award for Outstanding Support to a Library Media Program for the 2018-2019 school year. Montgomery County Educational Media Specialists Association gives the award annually “to highlight the role of administrative leaders in supporting […]

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April 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Gaithersburg Man Faces Child Porn Charges

A Gaithersburg man was charged Wednesday with distribution and possession of child pornography, a Maryland State Police statement said. The arrest followed a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigation. Andrzej Piwowarski, 43, faces two counts of distribution of child pornography and seven counts of possession of child pornography, according to […]

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April 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police: Officers Thwart Carnage in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County police said Wednesday an armed Germantown man took a woman and her family hostage Monday, and threatened to kill them all if she didn’t reconcile their relationship. Zain Imdad, 28, is being held without bail, according to online court records. He faces 29 separate offenses, the most serious is attempted first-degree murder, according […]

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