September 25, 2015 | Aline Barros

Islamic Center of Maryland Celebrates Eid-ul-Adha in Boyds

The Islamic Center of Maryland hosted its annual Eid-ul-Adha celebration at the Maryland SoccerPlex and Discovery Sports Center in Boyds on Sept. 24. Eid al-Adha, or the ‘Feast of Sacrifice’, is a Muslim holiday commemorated across the world that honors Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael in obedience to God. It is observed with prayer […]

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January 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Two Missing Teens Return Home (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Jan. 20, 2015 Police report that both Kevlin Mendosa Ramos and Milady Reyes have returned home. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two, missing 14-year-old girls from Silver Spring. According to police, the teens are friends and both were last seen on Thursday at Silver Spring International […]

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October 16, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. The Friends of the Library Literary Luncheon series returns today at Strathmore Mansion. 2. The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee is scheduled to discuss a long term strategy for the Department of Liquor Control today and the committee is also expected […]

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June 9, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of : Senator Jennie Forehand, Mayor Sidney Katz, Council Member Ryan Spiegel

Gaithersburg Announces Citizenship Awards (Photos)

Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council announced the winners of the 2014 Distinguished Citizen, Distinguished Friend and Outstanding Organization Awards on June 8 at the 32nd annual Celebrate Gaithersburg in Olde Towne street festival. Gail Norris was presented with the 2014 Distinguished Citizen Award by Mayor Sidney Katz. Ms. Norris began her involvement with the city of […]

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August 7, 2012 | Staff Writer

An Olympic Champion (Video)

Olympic Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky (15) won the 800 meter freestyle and shattered a 23-year-old American record. Take a look at this video as she tries on her medal for friends and fans who greeted her at Dulles International Airport after weeks away.

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