Gabe Albornoz

May 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

New Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame Announced

It was a beautiful day for a baseball game at Shirley Povich Field at Cabin John Regional Park in Bethesda. But there was no game scheduled. Instead, members of the board of directors of the brand new Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame, several Montgomery County councilmembers and former Springbrook High School football star Shawn […]

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May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Councilmembers Reimer, Rice, Albornoz and Jawando Announce Presentation Award Winners

At the culmination of the 2019 Invent the Future Challenge Saturday more than 850 middle school students presented their inventions for preserving the planet. For a full year, the students had worked on their ideas, creating solutions and designing prototypes. The team of judges included professionals from MOAA, NIST, Pepco, Emergent BioSolutions, University of Maryland, […]

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March 25, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Public Safety Committee Meets About Law Enforcement Trust and Transparency Act

The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee met Monday to make recommendations on the Law Enforcement Trust and Transparency Act — a bill that would require an independent investigation performed on each officer-involved death. The council report states that the bill was introduced due to generations of racial profiling by police in the United States, […]

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March 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s What Happened at the Racial Equity Forum in Silver Spring

County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro officially started a conversation to address racial disparities that exist in the county Wednesday night at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The “Community Conversation on Racial Equity & Social Justice” event included the ideas of residents who were there to share  ideas with officials about how […]

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March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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February 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Gabe Albornoz Describes How Federal Shutdown Hurts County

Councilmember Gabe Albornoz says another federal shutdown would have hurt more than just the federal workers in Montgomery County, but also the tens of thousands of people who receive federal services. Nonprofits told the council that they were one or two months from a financial crisis themselves if the shutdown didn’t end. Albornoz is the […]

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January 24, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Nonprofits Provide Bleak Assessments as Shutdown Continues

Montgomery County nonprofits gave bleak assessments Thursday of how they’re faring with the federal government shutdown. They aren’t receiving grants and the demand for their services is growing. Here’s what they told the Health and Human Services Committee of the Montgomery County Council:

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December 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Inaugurates County Executive Marc Elrich and 19th Council

The inauguration of County Executive-elect Marc Elrich and the 19th Montgomery County Council took place Monday morning. The ceremony was broadcast live on County Cable Montgomery (Channel 6 in the standard format, Channels 996 and 1056 in high definition on Comcast and RCN; Channel 30 on Verizon) and streamed live on County Cable Montgomery Facebook […]

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December 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive and Council Inauguration Set For Dec. 3 at Strathmore

The inaugural ceremony for Montgomery County Executive-elect Marc Elrich and the 19th Montgomery County Council is set for Monday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at the Music Hall at Strathmore. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for entrance. Tickets will be provided immediately before the event starting at 9:30 […]

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July 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

What Six Winning Candidates Had to Say

We invited primary winners to stop by the Montgomery Community Media studios to discuss their victories. Here’s what they had to say: Patricia O’Neill, winner of the nonpartisan primary for Montgomery County Board of Education District 3 Julie Reiley, winner of the nonpartisan primary for Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large: Robert Dyer, winner of […]

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