Communities

February 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery El Podcast: Diálogo Sobre la Muerte

Una de las cosas de las que nadie puede escapar es la muerte. Sin embargo, sigue siendo un tema tabú entre muchos, y el tema se evita a toda costa. A pesar de que los seres humanos tenemos la certeza de que algún día nosotros o algún ser querido fallecerá, muy pocas veces estamos preparados […]

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February 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 6-9

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 6-9. Bereishit Dance Company:  This Seoul-based dance company approaches Korean traditional culture from a contemporary view. The company includes five contemporary dancers, a pair of Korean traditional drummers, and one traditional pansori singer. As part of Strathmore’s Windows series, the show includes a discussion […]

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February 5, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Navarro Contra Polémico Libro “American Dirt”

La Concejal Nancy Navarro le dijo a MyMCMedia que estaba en contra de que el Condado de Montgomery recibiera a la autora del libro American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins para discutir y presentar el libro públicamente. Navarro dice que el polémico libro está escrito como si fuera la voz de una mujer inmigrante y utiliza muchos […]

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February 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Celebrate FeBREWary and Green Up Your Home

Maryland’s annual celebration of the state’s craft beer industry, known as FeBREWary, takes place this month.  According to the Brewers Association of Maryland, there are more than 100 operating breweries in Maryland, with 11 located in Montgomery County. Residents have the opportunity to save money and energy by trading in old incandescent or compact fluorescent […]

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February 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Drastic Increase in Gang Killings in Montgomery County

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Gang killings increased 600 percent last year in Montgomery County. Major issues before the Maryland General Assembly. What to expect at President Trump’s State of the Union address. This week’s panel of political observers features Elbridge […]

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February 1, 2020 | 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 7:30 p.m.

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January 31, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Volunteer Awards Honor Local Businesses for Helping Community

Leadership Montgomery honored several local businesses for their volunteerism in the county at the annual Corporate Volunteer Awards Luncheon in Potomac. Rob Scheer, the master of ceremonies for the event, is the founder of Comfort Cases, a non-profit that provides duffel bags with toiletries and other essentials to children in foster care. Scheer said most […]

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January 31, 2020 | Veronica Canales

A Guide for Black History Month Events in Montgomery County

February offers many ways to honor Black History Month. Much like last year, organizations in the county plan to host programs and events commemorating both the history and the prominent role of African Americans in the community. Below are some of the various events that will take place during Black History Month throughout Montgomery County: “Family Day: Black […]

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January 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Swim Center Upgrades Complete

The city of Rockville completed upgrades to the Swim and Fitness Center this month. The work included additional space and renovations to the lobby and two locker rooms. Planning for the project started in 2016 and construction began early last year in 2019. The center – located at 355 Martins Lane – was expanded by […]

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January 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Rinde Homenaje a Héroes Afro-Americanos

La Comisión de Asuntos de Veteranos del Condado de Montgomery honrará a nueve miembros del servicio militar y veteranos del Condado durante el Mes de la Historia Afro-Americana. Los homenajes se exhibirán en el Gran Salón Buffalo Soldiers en el Edificio Cívico Silver Spring. En el homenaje se incluirán fotos, logros e información sobre los […]

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