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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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February 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Legendary Sherwood Coach Warren Crutchfield

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 not a warrior as in a […]

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January 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 15 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 15 and it is Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. We will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 20. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. State of the County: County Executive Marc Elrich is giving the State of the County Address at 10 a.m. at the Silver […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Yale Student Body President Returns Home to Germantown

Germantown’s hometown hero, Kahlil Greene, paid a visit to Montgomery County in early July. Greene, a Poolesville  High School alumnus, made headlines this year when he was elected the first black student body president of Yale University in its 318-year history. Germantown's very own, Kahlil Greene, was elected as the first African American student body […]

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June 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

First African American Woman Police Captain Recognized by Council

Montgomery County Council recognized the first black woman in Montgomery County to achieve the rank of “Captain” in the MCPD force at its meeting on Tuesday. Councilmember Will Jawando sponsored the proclamation to honor Capt. Sonia Pruitt. Pruitt has served in the police force for 27 years, and during her time in the force, she’s […]

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