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April 17, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

‘Fitness Inspo’: Adina Crawford Challenges Women Of Color To Get Moving

Adina Crawford is a local fitness luminary that inspires people in our community to get out and get moving. “I think it’s really important we uplift and encourage other women to move. I don’t care what race, age, type of runner you are” she wrote. Crawford is a fitness ambassador for many organizations including “Black Girls […]

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April 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Spring Break: Montgomery County Planner for April 19-April 22

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, April 19-22. Glenstone Museum: This museum in Potomac integrates art, architecture, and landscape into a serene and contemplative environment. The museum features post-World War II artworks in more than 234,000 square feet of exhibit space. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Currently, there are no […]

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April 16, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Manna to Open New Location at Gaithersburg Middle School

The Manna Food Center is opening a new distribution center this month to replace the daily distribution of their Gaithersburg warehouse. The new center, located at Gaithersburg Middle School, will open on April 23, with food distribution scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Participants will be able to schedule a pick-up at either […]

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April 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Swim and Fitness Center Main Entrance to Close for Renovations

The city of Rockville is in the process of modernizing and expanding the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center’s locker room and lobby. The project will increase the size of the locker rooms and the lobby area. Between May and September the front entrance and parking lot will be closed. All visitors will enter through the […]

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April 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Turning the Tables: County Libraries Celebrate Vinyl Culture

Second Annual ‘Just for the Record – A Vinyl Day’ Takes Place at Silver Spring Library Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are presenting the second “Just for the Record-A Vinyl Day” from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. This free event, celebrating music on vinyl, its culture, art and sound, is geared for […]

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April 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Volunteers Who Helped Taxpayers Recognized on Deadline Day

Today marks the tax season filling deadline, and volunteers who helped Montgomery County taxpayers were recognized for all their hard work.   County councilmembers joined philanthropic partners to recognize the impact of Community Action’s VITA volunteers for helping to deliver free tax help through the IRS’ Volunteer Tax Assistance Program. The VITA program serves Montgomery […]

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April 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Good Samaritans Help Man Who Fell Onto Metro Train Tracks to Safety

It was a close call for a man who recently fell onto train tracks. According to Metro media relations officials, a man who appears to be visually impaired fell from the platform onto the tracks at the Medical Center station last Tuesday shortly before 8:00 am.  Thankfully, moments before the train came, the man was […]

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April 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Officer Honored as NBC4’s Harris’ Hero

NBC4 Washington veteran anchor Leon Harris each week spotlights a person or organization that make a positive difference in the community. Montgomery County Police Officer Katie Beard was featured last week after being nominated by her neighbor, Michelle James. Beard is a Community Services officer with the 4th District (Wheaton) station.     Moving my […]

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April 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Women in Politics, Remembering Mike Busch

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss the Maryland legislative session, Montgomery County under new management, women in politics, and the unexpected death of Maryland House Speaker Mike Busch. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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April 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

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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