district 3

July 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Colesville Couple Thanks Officer Who Saved Them from Fire

Montgomery County Police Department tweeted a photo of the Colesville couple thanking Sgt. Scott Brooks for rescuing them from their burning home on July 16. On Tues, off-duty MCP Sgt Brooks entered a burning home in Colesville to rescue a couple. Today, the couple visited the 3rd District Station w/ their adult son to present […]

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December 3, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Board of Education

Watch Live As New Board of Education Members Are Sworn In

Montgomery County’s Board of Education is live broadcasting the swearing in of its new members today at 1 p.m. You can watch the ceremony by clicking this link. Here are the newest members of the Board of Education: Karla Silvestre (At Large) Judy Docca (District 1) Patricia O’Neill (District 3) Brenda Wolff (District 5) New […]

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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Nonprofit Village Relocates to Larger Office in Rockville

The Nonprofit Village is moving to a spacious location in Rockville. Indeed, the new location will continue to be a “multi-tenant” center for the 30 nonprofit organizations it houses. With its new location, “the village” can do more to serve as an incubator for its nonprofits. At the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Kim Jones, executive […]

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September 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Shnider Challenging Katz for Seat on County Council

The 28-year-old former political director of a pro-Israel, pro-peace organization is running against Councilmember Sidney Katz for the District 3 seat on the County Council. Ben Shnider, a Democrat, said he was seeking his first attempt at elective office because he was “motivated by the issues he cares about. “In Montgomery County, we offer a […]

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August 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Councilmember Sidney Katz Files For Re-Election (VIDEO)

With his wife Sally by his side, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, a Democrat, filed his paperwork at the Board of Elections Wednesday as he prepares to run for re-election to his District 3 seat in 2018.  A former mayor of Gaithersburg, Katz is finishing his first term on the County Council and it’s a […]

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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Katz Says He Will Seek a Second Term on the County Council

Although he is not making a formal announcement yet, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz confirms he will seek a second term on the Montgomery County Council. Katz, the former Mayor of Gaithersburg, is serving his first term in the District 3 seat, representing about 200,000 people in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Washington Grove and Leisure World, as […]

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February 6, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Sidney Katz Inducted in Hall of Mayors at Gaithersburg City Hall (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Sidney Katz was inducted in the Gaithersburg Hall of Mayors on Monday night at Gaithersburg City Hall.  Katz served the city as mayor from 1998-2014. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more in this report, below: Watch the entire presentation, which included some good-natured teasing from his former city colleagues and a surprise […]

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October 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Sidney Katz to Host a Community Meeting on Nov. 2nd in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, who represents Council District 3, is scheduled to host a community meeting at 7 p.m. on Nov. 2nd, at the Benjamin Gaither Center at 80 Bureau Drive in the city of Gaithersburg. At this meeting, Katz is expected to provide updates about public safety, the proposed Corridor Cities Transitway and […]

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

Councilmember Katz Recognizes Cathy Drzyzgula Day in District 3 (VIDEO)

Former Gaithersburg City Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula was honored for her service to the city at a reception at City Hall on Nov. 16th. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz declares it “Cathy Drzyzgula Day” in District 3 and he says that’s a first. Drzyzgula was honored on Nov. 16 for her […]

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January 30, 2015 | Staff Writer

Meet the Mayors (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts “Meet the Mayors,” a new television show on Montgomery Channel 21 about some of the issues and challenges facing two of Montgomery County’s biggest cities. Joining the discussion are Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman, Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, who now represents both cities as the Council’s […]

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