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February 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Legendary Sherwood Coach Warren Crutchfield

Originally published on Feb. 20, 2020. Warren Crutchfield is a legend at Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring. Shawn Hillman, a teacher at Sherwood and a Class of 1990 alumnus, considered Crutchfield — who died at 82 years old in July 2019 — to be a mentor and father figure. “He’s an absolute warrior and […]

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November 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Council Will Hold Town Hall Monday Night to Answer Resident Questions

The Montgomery County Council will hold a virtual town hall meeting Monday night to respond to community concerns. The meeting is scheduled to run from 7-8:30 p.m. County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Board of Education President Shebra Evans will join councilmembers. Local leaders will answer questions from residents and hear concerns. You can […]

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August 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Recreation’s COVID Corps Creating Jobs for Young People

Montgomery County Department of Recreation has hired more than 100 young people, ages 16 to 23, for its COVID Corps summer job program. The COVID Corps is deployed throughout the county to help with coronavirus testing, food security initiatives, community outreach, tech mentoring, operational recovery, special projects, and more. COVID Corps members are $14 an […]

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July 10, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Novavax in Gaithersburg Awarded 1.6 Billion Grant for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

The Federal government recently awarded Gaithersburg-based biotech company Novavax 1.6 billion in funding to develop and distribute 100 million COVID-19 vaccines as early as the end of this year. County Cable Montgomery’s Susan Kenedy spoke with Jim Young, the Novavax Chairman of the Board, about the work being done at Novavax. He explained why the […]

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July 1, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Coronavirus Prompts Alternative Fourth of July Celebrations

COVID-19 has forced many Fourth of July celebrations to cancel or go virtual, and Montgomery County is urging residents to celebrate at home. To help the county do so, County Cable Montgomery, MyMCMedia’s PEG Parter, will stream events at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 3. “United Montgomery, Stronger Together” will have local music highlights, messages […]

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June 9, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Tuesday, June 9. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 10 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. During the meeting the council will introduce a resolution to declare racism a public health crisis. 2. MCPS Graduations: Several MCPS students are […]

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May 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Lightning Wear Apparel in Kensington Shifts from Jerseys to Masks

Lightning Wear Apparel in Kensington has been producing Maryland, USA, and Montgomery County flag masks that have become a “must have” fashion item during the coronavirus crisis. County Cable Montgomery’s Susan Kenedy spoke to Dan Walsh, the owner of Lightning Wear, about how his business has gone from producing athletic apparel to thousands of masks […]

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March 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 19 and here are five things to be aware of in Montgomery County. 1. It’s The First Day of Spring: Despite the stress and anxiety caused by the coronavirus outbreak, there’s still a reason to smile 😊. Spring has arrived earlier this year making it the earliest in more than 100 […]

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March 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Wilson Parrot Foundation in Damascus is Missing Cockatoo

The Wilson Parrot Foundation in Damascus is missing a male Galah Cockatoo named Sydney. The foundation was opened in 1996 by Brian Wilson, a retired firefighter who’s known to many as a “bird whisperer.” Wilson started the foundation a year after he got in a serious car accident and was rehabilitated by parrots who helped […]

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March 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 18 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, March 18 and we Montgomery Community Media employees are on our third day working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s also Awkward Moments Day and because we are practicing social distancing, we are somewhat grateful we can keep our awkward moments to ourselves. 1. Maryland Primary Postponed: Gov. Larry Hogan announced […]

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