Gabe Albornoz

June 17, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Gabe Albornoz resalta la memoria del Oficial Olinger

El Oficial Kyle Olinger falleció tras recibir un impacto de bala en 2003, que lo dejó gravemente herido. Líderes de la comunidad, familiares, amigos y  oficiales se reunieron en Olney para dar el último adiós al oficial que fue herido mientras cumplía con su deber. El Concejal del Condado de Montgomery Gabe Albornoz asistió a […]

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June 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Pays Respect to Officer Kyle Olinger

Hundreds gathered at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney on Wednesday to pay respects to the late Kyle Olinger, a former Montgomery County police officer. Olinger died in April, almost 16 years after he was shot in the line of duty while performing a traffic stop in Silver Spring on Aug. 13, […]

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June 11, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Racial Disparities Have ‘Real Life Consequences’

Councilmember Jawando got choked up at a Montgomery County Council meeting Tuesday after presentations about racial equity. He told the story of a friend’s death to gun violence over 20 years ago, and how he could connect the killing to the disparities described. “These things have real life consequences for many people,” he said, adding […]

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June 11, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Council Members Undertake Transit Challenge

Five members of the County Council are participating in the Transit Challenge this week. They are tasked with either walking or using public transportation like the Ride On, Metro, or carpooling to get wherever they need to go. All four of the at-large members⁠—Gabe Albornoz, Evan Glass, Will Jawando, and Hans Riemer⁠—as well as District […]

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June 7, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

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Concejal Albornoz ofrece discurso para la misma escuela donde se graduó

El Concejal Gabe Albornoz, hijo de padres inmigrantes, y quien ha sido residente del condado de Montgomery durante toda su vida, ofreció un discurso a los estudiantes de graduación de la escuela secundaria Walt Whitman, en el DAR Constitution Hall el jueves 6 de junio, la misma escuela donde el Concejal se graduó de secundaria.   Albornoz, en su cuenta de twitter expresó que “acabo de tener una experiencia surrealista y maravillosa. 25 años después de mi graduación de Walt Whitman HS, ¡acabo de dar el discurso de graduación a la clase de 2019! Súper impresionante grupo de jóvenes!    Just had a surreal and wonderful experience. 25 years after my graduation from Walt Whitman HS, I just gave the commencement speech to […]

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May 24, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejales Latinos de Montgomery Entre Los Más Influyentes

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery celebra que dos de sus Concejales han sido incluidos en la lista de los 100 más influyentes de la comunidad Latina del área metropolitana de Washington D.C. por periódico El Tiempo Latino, con sede en la capital de la nación. Las personas nombradas en la lista “Powermeter 100” son seleccionadas por un panel […]

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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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