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June 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 18 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Maryland Republicans and Democrats Look Toward 2020: The Maryland Republican Party and the Maryland Democratic Party both have events tonight that look toward the 2020 election. From 7 to 10 p.m., the Maryland Republican Party is hosting a Montgomery […]

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March 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

During Assembly, Sidwell Friends Students Project Swastikas, Racial Slurs

It has seemingly become commonplace. Yet another instance of racism and antisemitism occurred at Sidwell Friends High School in Washington, D.C. Tuesday. During a large assembly meeting, the school played a game of Kahoot. Kahoot is an educational trivia game where questions and prompts are projected on a large screen; students can choose a username […]

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February 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

New City Council Member Yvette Monroe is Sworn in at Gaithersburg City Hall (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It’s official: Olde Towne resident Yvette Monroe is the newest Gaithersburg City Council member, and she’s also the first African American to serve on the City Council. Monroe was sworn into office at Gaithersburg City Hall on Feb. 8. She was appointed to the position following the death of Councilmember Henry Marraffa, who died last year […]

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April 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Asian Pacific American Artwork to go on Display at Gaithersburg Activity Center

The City of Gaithersburg will celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month with an art exhibit at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. The exhibit will feature traditional and contemporary Chinese art by members of the Harmonious Art Group. The Harmonious Art Group, a group of artist who specialize in different styles and techniques of Chinese art, will […]

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March 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Educating Asian Americans About Hepatitis B in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

One in every 12 Asian Americans is living with chronic Hepatitis B, according to the CDC. CCM’s Crystal Park reports on what local officials are doing to treat and educate residents about this often symptomless disease. You can find out more about the Asian American Health Initiative, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery […]

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