Chinese Americans

February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Celebrates Lunar New Year (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Traditional Chinese dance performances and displays of Chinese art and culture took over the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg on Saturday, Feb. 6, as the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center shared their celebration for the Lunar New Year with the community. The celebration kicked off Feb. 6 and 7 in Gaithersburg and continues Feb. 13 […]

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February 5, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration Planned for Saturday in Gaithersburg (PHOTO)

Lakeforest Mall and the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center will host the 17th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration, one of the largest indoor Lunar New Year celebrations in the northeast. Festivities will include traditional Chinese dance performances, displays of Chinese art and culture, calligraphy, painting and more. The celebration will start on Saturday, February […]

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December 7, 2015 | Willie James Inman

One-Third of Montgomery County Residents Were Born Outside the United States (PHOTOS)

In a news conference on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen stated that one-third of the county’s residents were born outside the United States. Floreen cited a report compiled by the CountyStat office that uses U.S. Census data from 2013. “We had a diversity briefing last week. Our CountyStat people have been looking at […]

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May 1, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Official Attends Memorial Service for Co-founder of the Organization of Chinese Americans

Members of the Asian community honored the memory of Kung-Lee Wang, co-founder of Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA), on April 29 in Bethesda. Wang died on April 24 at the Holy Cross Germantown Hospital. County Executive Isiah Leggett spoke at Wang’s memorial service and told the story of how Wang was one of the first people to encourage […]

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