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September 16, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Gets First Cricket Field

Cricket is the second-most popular sport in the world, and on Saturday Montgomery County’s first full-size cricket field opened at South Germantown Recreational Park.  Good morning! We are at South Germantown Recreational Park to officially open our NEW cricket field. pic.twitter.com/h1drafIRCP — Montgomery Parks (@MontgomeryParks) September 14, 2019 The field is about 400 feet long, […]

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September 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Arrancó el Mes de la Herencia Hispana con Festival en Montgomery

Se abre paso a las fiestas de independencia de varios países de Centroamérica: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras. El 16 de septiembre de 1810 fue el día en el que se consumó la independencia de México, la cual puso final al dominio Español. Por ello, los países de Centroamérica, excepto Panamá, celebran […]

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September 16, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Officials Still Investigating 2016 Disappearance of Gaithersburg Man

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) and the FBI are still investigating the disappearance of Ronal Giovani Vasquez-Flores in 2016, the MCPD said in a statement Monday.  Vasquez-Flores is from Gaithersburg and was 23 when he disappeared on July 16, 2016. Investigators think he was a victim of foul play and that his disappearance is […]

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September 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Dangers of Vaping; Judicial Watch Alleges Voter Fraud

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the dangers of vaping, County Council proclamation recognizing the New York Times Magazine 1619 project, Judicial Watch alleges voter fraud, and opposition to the County Executive’s ‘sanctuary policies’ grows. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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September 16, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Gemmell Family Playground Officially Opens in Gaithersburg

The Gemmell Family Playground officially opened to the public on Sunday. This new tot lot play area at Griffith Park, adjacent to Gaithersburg City Hall, was created in memory of Marie, Cole and Devin Gemmell, who tragically died when a private plane crashed into their home in 2014. Marie’s widower Ken and daughter Arabelle helped […]

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September 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Libraries Offer Workshops for Job Seekers

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) offer workshops to help those looking for employment. The topics include strategies for job searches, using LinkedIn to identify jobs and attract the attention of recruiters, and guidance to apply for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Job Search Strategies: The Fall Job Search Strategies Workshops @ MCPL helps job seekers learn strategies […]

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September 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.

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September 13, 2019 | Cindy Peña

A Peaceful Protest for a Hot Topic

People on both sides of the immigration debate staged protests on opposite sides of Maryland Avenue in Rockville. MyMCMedia reporter Cindy Pena was there as several hundred anti-immigration protestors gathered with their messages for the Montgomery County Council and voters.   Coverage of the counter-demonstration: Demonstrators Show Support for Immigrants on a Rockville Street

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September 13, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Manifestaciones Opuestas sobre la Política de Inmigración

Manifestantes, líderes comunitarios y políticos se reunieron frente al edificio de oficinas del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, en Rockville. Se dos protestas se llevaron a cabo al mismo tiempo: una que apoya a la Agencia de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) y otra que se opone. Aquí un vistazo de la cobertura del […]

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September 13, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Opposing Rallies Over Immigration Policy Converge Outside Council Office

MCM is on the scene as protesters meet in front of the Council Office Building in Rockville. Two protests are happening – one supporting the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) and one opposing. Here is a look at MyMCMedia’s journalists on the scene for the demonstrations.  

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