Communities

January 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Council President Katz Holds First Press Conference

Sidney Katz held his first press conference as Council President on Monday. Topics of discussion included economic development, pedestrian safety, affordable senior housing and education. Here are a few highlights: Katz says he plans to hold his press conferences twice a month.

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January 27, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Rating Elrich’s First Year as County Executive

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: County Executive Marc Elrich’s first year in office. Prince Georges County tops Montgomery County in job creation. Predicting the top priorities of the Maryland General Assembly in 2020. This week’s panel of political observers features Sam […]

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January 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

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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 7:30 p.m.

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January 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Wheaton Community Rec Center Offers Much for Many

Friday marked the opening of the new Wheaton Community Recreation Center located on Georgia Avenue at the intersection of Arcola Avenue. County Executive Marc Elrich was on hand for the ceremony. The Wheaton Senior Center and the Wheaton Library are conveniently housed inside the center which is a multi-generational, environmentally-friendly facility which offers a variety […]

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January 24, 2020 | Staff Writer

Pride Flag to be Donated to County Historical Society

The Pride flag that was flown next to the Executive Office building for the first time on June 10, 2019 will be donated to Montgomery History which is the County’s officially designated historical society. Councilmember Evan Glass, who is the county’s first LGBTQ+ councilmember led the historic flag raising. A series of inaugural Pride events […]

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January 23, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Public safety issue at Great Seneca Highway and Orchard Ridge Road featured on Montgomery Community Media.

Albornoz Calls County Pedestrian Safety Issue a ‘Public Health Crisis’

It seems that every other day we read or hear about another pedestrian being hit by a vehicle in Montgomery County. Wednesday afternoon, two teenagers were struck in Wheaton in one incident. Councilmember Gabe Albornoz recently talked to MyMCMedia about this growing problem which can and often does prove deadly. He expressed great concern and […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year With Numerous Events

The Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old celebration of the new calendar year. The new lunar year will last from Jan. 25, 2020 to Feb. 11, 2021. The new year celebrations, known as the Spring Festival, last for 15 days and this year ends on February 8. Events are […]

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January 23, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery El Podcast – El Periodista de la Comunidad

En el Episodio #15 de Hola Montgomery El Podcast, Pedro Palomino comparte el porqué emigra de su natal Perú, los sacrificios que debió hacer por brindarle mejores oportunidades a su hijo, con quién actualmente trabaja en un reconocido periódico que llega a la comunidad hispana de Baltimore y el condado de Montgomery. Además, creó un […]

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January 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Commission for Women to Induct Nancy Navarro into Women’s History Archive

The Montgomery County Commission for Women will induct Councilmember Nancy Navarro into the Montgomery County Women’s History Archive for her achievements in the county. The ceremony will be on Sunday, Jan. 26 at the Universities at Shady Grove.  Navarro was the first Latina elected to the Montgomery County Council in 2009.  I am honored by […]

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January 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Rockville Time Capsule Buried in 1995 to be Unearthed

A time capsule buried in Rockville in May 1995 is going to be unearthed in May – 25 years later.  The capsule was buried at the Rockville Senior Center, filled with memorabilia from the last century, according to a plaque marking the location of the capsule.  People who donated items for the capsule were given […]

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