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February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Overdue Book From 1946 Finally Returned to Silver Spring Library

Silver Spring Library’s Surprise Letter from Toronto Remember the last time you returned your library books and they were a couple of weeks late? Remember the guilt? How would you feel if you returned a book that was 73 years late? Well, the Silver Spring Library has been reunited with a children’s book borrowed in […]

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July 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Flag Passing Ceremony in Bethesda Honors Wounded Warriors (VIDEO)

“As an amputee every day is hard,” Captain Christy Wise,co-captain for Invictus Games Team USA 2017, said. “I trip all the time. I always have extra hardware. I have to carry legs with me everywhere I go.” A tragic boating accident in 2015 is why Wise, a pilot in the United States Air Force, had her right […]

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July 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Invictus Games Flag Handover Ceremony to Be Held in Bethesda

The Invictus Games flag will officially be passed to Canada on July 12 in a special passing of the flags ceremony at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda. Since the 2016 Invictus Games were played in the United States, co captains from Team USA will give Team Canada co captains the  Invictus […]

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July 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Five Washington Spirit Players Headed to the Olympics (PHOTO)

Five Washington Spirit Players are headed to Rio, Brazil for this year’s Olympics in August. Forward Crystal Dun and defender Ali Krieger will represent the United States Women’s National Team. Midfielder Diana Matheson, defender Shelina Zadorsky and goal keeper Stephanie Labbe will play for the Canadian Women’s National Team. According to a news release, this will […]

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June 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Plan to Remove Canada Geese from Two Parks This Summer (VIDEO)

Montgomery County parks officials are moving forward with a roundup of hundreds of Canada Geese at two local parks because the birds are considered a public safety nuisance. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can find out more about the geese reduction effort, here. Montgomery Parks Will Remove Up to 300 Non-migratory Canada Geese in June […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

New Citizens Are Welcomed at Naturalization Ceremony in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

A Naturalization Ceremony was held on June 1 at the Gaithersburg Library where 34 new citizens were welcomed from 27 different countries. Representatives from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services officiated the ceremony. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Countries represented, included: Albania, Algeria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, […]

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June 30, 2015 | Krista Brick

U.S. Women Face Germany in Semifinal Match Tonight

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team take on top-ranked Germany tonight at 7 p.m in the semi-final round of the World Cup. Washington Spirit players Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris are on the U.S. team. Let’s go… https://t.co/Bu2JgRSdKc pic.twitter.com/GaHSOqaYFZ — Ashlyn Harris (@Ashlyn_Harris) June 30, 2015 “To be the best, you have to beat the […]

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June 9, 2015 | Krista Brick

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Nets Win Against Australia

The U.S. Women’s Soccer team dominated Australia Monday night in their first game of the FIFA World Cup Canada 2015, outscoring their opponent 3-1. The win puts the American team in first place in Group D. GROUP D STANDINGS #USA #NGA #SWE #AUS http://t.co/6CblMGcF0i pic.twitter.com/vhiMzReh4R — FIFA Women’sWorldCup (@FIFAWWC) June 9, 2015 You can watch […]

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February 6, 2014 | Staff Writer

Making Their Goal (Photos)

The Montgomery Youth Hockey Association Squirt AA Blue age 10-11 travel team in January won all five of its games to become the first team from the Mid-Atlantic Region and the Southern Region to win the annual Sarnia International Silver Stick Hockey tournament in Sarnia, Canada. The team, which includes boys and girls and is […]

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