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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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February 7, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Blair High School to Offer Hip-Hop History Class

A new hip-hop history and culture course will be introduced to students at Montgomery Blair High School in the fall of 2019. This class is reported to be the “first of its kind” at Montgomery Blair and was created by social studies teacher Kenneth Smith. In this new course, Smith hopes to teach students about […]

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January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen Heads to Blair High School

World Central Kitchen is heading to Blair High School on Friday, Feb. 8 to help government workers and contractors who were hurt by the federal government shutdown. The announcement was made before President Donald Trump announced that the government would be re-opened, at least until Feb 15. After the president’s announcement, Montgomery County Fire and […]

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June 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Elrich, Blair in Too Close to Call County Executive Race

Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich and Rockville health care executive David Blair were in a virtual dead heat last night in the race to be the county’s next county executive. With 251 of 255 precincts reporting, Elrich had 34,163 votes and Blair had 33,788 votes, a difference of 375 votes. “It’s clear the race is […]

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May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council Recognizes Montgomery’s Top Science Talent (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council members recognized three high school students for being among the among the top 40 national finalists in the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search competition. During the ceremony, Whitman High School student Rohan Dalvi (see photo) explained the project he worked on to aid Georgetown University researchers in developing a faster and more […]

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November 28, 2016 | Elaine Blackman

Harry’s Complaint Letters Didn’t Go Viral – Until Now

While preparing today’s blog post, I happen to pick up an AARP “Bulletin” newspaper with an article titled “How to Complain”. It suggests we can post our complaint on Twitter. On Twitter and other social media a complaint can “go viral”, and the company – whose products or services disappointed us – can see it, […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Graduation Caps thrown in sky photo

The Class of 2016 Graduates in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Over 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students are graduating as part of the Class of 2016. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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May 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts County Report This Week, which includes reports on the budget, a crime spike in Germantown, Water Safety Day and much more. You can watch the show, below:

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April 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Firefighters Rescue Dog in Silver Spring (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

UPDATED April 19 It took over seven hours but Montgomery County firefighters have successfully rescued a small dog from a a six-inch pipe  that was buried about 12′ below ground, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the call for help came in from the Pomeranian’s owner around 6:30 p.m. […]

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December 6, 2014 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Latin Dance Competition (VIDEO)

The annual Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Latin Dance competition was recently held at the Music Center at Strathmore. Dozens of energetic dancers took the stage to compete in both couple and team categories. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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