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August 24, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Big Turnout for 16th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Perfect weather, a popular outdoor venue and great music set the stage for the 16th annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. Jazz legend and multiple Grammy Award winner Arturo Sandoval headlines this year’s festival at Veterans Plaza. The lineup includes more phenomenal jazz artists and ensembles including accomplished local muicians Marcus Johnson; Lenda Seikaly; Paul Carr and the Real […]

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August 20, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Hispano Arrestado por Presuntamente Atacar y Violar a Una Mujer en Silver Spring

Kevin Mendoza, de 26 años, fue arrestado y es acusado por violación en primer grado e intento de asesinato en segundo grado. Detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery – División de Investigaciones de Víctimas Especiales (SVID), arrestaron a Mendoza tras el hecho ocurrido en un complejo de apartamentos en Silver Spring, MD. […]

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August 7, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Tuesday Night Storms Leave Damage Throughout the County

Severe thunderstorms caused flooded roadways, downed wires and significant damage throughout parts of the county on Tuesday evening. Stoney Creek Road off River Road in Potomac overflowed causing potential damage to the bridge and road surface, officials say. @mcfrsPIO #TurnAroundDontDrown!! pic.twitter.com/8BHvmCXiFf — Scott Glazer (@radioinstl) August 6, 2019 Update – Bradley Boulevard near Kendale Rd, […]

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July 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Summer Camp Program Teaches Confidence

The goal of the LEAD summer camp program is to teach some local middle school students about overcoming objections, advocating for themselves, and the importance of having confidence. Students recently had the opportunity to hear from a variety of guest speakers including former Maryland State Legislator Maricé Morales. Watch the video below for more details.

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July 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS to Receive Grant Funding for Heroin and Opioid Prevention

Montgomery County Public Schools will be getting grant funding for heroin and opioid prevention. The Heroin and Opioid Prevention grant totals up to more than $540,000 and will provide students, their families, and the community with information and resources on substance abuse through training, and workshops. There will also be a public awareness campaign, and […]

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June 28, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Remembering the Capital Gazette Victims One Year Later

One year later, hearts are still broken and people all over the country continue to remember Gerald Fischman, Robert Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters, the five victims who were killed of the Capital Gazette shooting. In remembrance, #PressOn. Gov. Larry Hogan announced a statewide moment of silence to honor the slain employees […]

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June 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Man Sentenced for Fiery Death of Worker Hired to Build Tunnel Beneath His Bethesda Home

28-year-old Daniel Beckwitt has been sentenced to nine years behind bars for the 2017 fiery death of 21-year-old Askia Khafra; who Beckwitt hired to dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker underneath his Bethesda home.   While the defense argued that the incident was an accident due to a hoarded home, prosecutors say Beckwitt missed multiple […]

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June 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Pollard Says Budget Shows the Value Montgomery College Brings to Community

Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard was in the MyMCMedia studios to talk about how well the college made out in the fiscal 2020 Montgomery County budget. Here’s what she said:

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June 4, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Police Seek Help Identifying Bethesda Burglar in Video Footage

Montgomery County police detectives have released surveillance footage of a burglary at the Penney Design Group office in Bethesda, asking for viewers to help them identify the burglar. According to the surveillance video, the burglary took place on May 24 at around 4:15 p.m. The man forced entry through a side office at 8120 Woodmont […]

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May 17, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Panel Discussion on Volunteerism and Community Building Held in Takoma Park

The City of Takoma Park’s Auditorium was the site for a Community Collaboration Conversation on Friday. Elected officials, community leaders, and outreach organizations participated in a panel discussion about local partnerships between government and non- profit organizations, as well as increasing participation in programs to combat poverty.  

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