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June 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 19 in Montgomery County

Happy Juneteenth! Today marks the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the State of Texas on June 19, 1865. As we celebrate Juneteenth, also known as “Freedom Day” today — Wednesday, June 18 — here are five other things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Celebrates Pride Month: Tonight Councilmember Evan Glass, Denizens […]

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February 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Discussion Against Violent Extremism Planned for Sunday

The World Organization for Resource Development and Education (WORDE) will host a discussion titled “Is Someone Recruiting Our Kids?” focused on ISIS inspired operatives and homegrown extremism on Sunday, February 7. Speakers include Christian Picciolini, author of “Romantic Violence” and “Memoirs of an American Skinhead” and Mubin Shaikh who wrote “Undercorver Jihadi: Inside the Toronto 18” and “Al […]

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July 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council Recognizes Thom Harr of Family Services, Inc. (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council issued a proclamation in honor of Thomas Harr, the executive director of Family Services Inc., in Gaithersburg. Harr was recognized for his long career with the Montgomery County Department of Addiction, Victim and Mental Health Services and, for the past 17 years, as the executive director of Gaithersburg-based Family Services, Inc. […]

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