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July 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin: John Lewis ‘Never Wavered for One Minute in His Beliefs in Nonviolence’

MyMCMedia spoke to Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) about the legacy of civil rights icon and former Rep. John Lewis (D-GA). Raskin said Lewis “never wavered for one minute in his beliefs in nonviolence.” “His message was not one of revenge, it was not vindictive, it was about transformation and us being in an interracial process together […]

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June 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

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What Phase 2 Re-Opening Means for Weddings, Religious Services, and Funerals

Restrictions have gradually been lifted during Phase 2 re-opening in Montgomery County. So what does this mean for weddings, religious services, and funerals? According to the Montgomery County government website, religious facilities may open to the general public for indoor and outdoor services while following general operating requirements, including practicing social distancing and wearing masks. Executive Order […]

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March 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Funeral Homes Take Extra Precautions During Outbreak

Gov. Larry Hogan signed an executive order to close all nonessential businesses in Maryland by 5 p.m. Monday to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Under Hogan’s new order, funeral homes and crematoriums are considered essential businesses under the Healthcare and Public Health Sector and can remain open.  Many funeral homes in Montgomery […]

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October 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Blair Student Laid to Rest Friday

Montgomery Blair Principal Renay Johnson shared details about Moses Hailom’s funeral arrangements on social media Thursday evening. The funeral for Hailom, 18, takes place Friday at 10 a.m. at the International and Ethiopian Evangelical Church in Washington, D.C. View this post on Instagram A Celebration of Life for Moses Hailom, our Blazer A post shared […]

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September 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Pelosi on Cokie Roberts: ‘She was a National Treasure’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) delivered a eulogy at Cokie Roberts’s funeral at Saint Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington D.C. on Saturday. During Pelosi’s remark‘s she called Roberts a “national treasure, whose passing is a great loss for America.” “The passing of Cokie Roberts is a great official loss for our nation, and a deep personal […]

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September 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Public Invited to Celebrate Roberts’ Life, Donate to Children’s Inn at NIH

Cokie Roberts’ family is inviting the public to participate in celebrating the life of the renowned journalist. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for contributions to The Children’s Inn at NIH, where Roberts served on the Board of Directors since 1992. She lived nearby in Bethesda. MyMCMedia spoke to Jennie Lucca, CEO of […]

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December 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, Dec. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Funeral Services for Off-Duty Officers: The funerals for two officers who were tragically killed in a car incident on I-270 will be laid to rest today. 2. Traffic Delays: The Maryland State Police said traffic delays should be expected from 7 a.m. to […]

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