Gabe Albornoz

September 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Leaders Want to Keep Vape Shops Away from Schools

Montgomery County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz and Craig Rice are holding a press conference in Rockville on Monday to discuss initiatives to address the vaping crisis. During the press conference, they will talk about ZTA 19-06, a zoning amendment that would prohibit vape shops that distribute e-cigarettes from opening within a half-mile of middle and high […]

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August 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Panel de expertos en Montgomery discute los retos de salud mental

Montgomery Community Media preparó, junto a un panel de expertos e invitados, un evento televisivo donde se discutió el tema de salud mental. A los estudios de MCM llegaron, el martes en la tarde, expertos, invitados y líderes políticos para tratar y discutir el tema de salud mental, el estrés post-traumático y la forma en […]

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July 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County Councilmembers Engage with Local Small Businesses

Some Montgomery County Councilmembers were guests on the Small Business Network, a taped networking session for local small business hosted at Montgomery Community Media’s studios in Rockville. Here’s what Councilmember Gabe Albornoz, and Andrew Friedson had to say about engaging with the small businesses throughout the community: Councilmember Albornoz went on to discuss the importance […]

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July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Leaders Recognize Outstanding Public Safety Officers

On Friday, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce honored public safety officials at its annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center in Gaithersburg. View this post on Instagram @gburggermantownchamber and county officials honored many public safety officers on Friday for their service and dedication to keeping the Montgomery County community safe. Stay […]

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June 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

In Germantown, More Than 200 Sound off on Racial Equity

The Montgomery County-wide conversation on racial equity and social justice continued Wednesday night at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. More than 200 people came out to share how they’ve seen inequities play out in their communities and their ideas about how county officials can create policies to address these injustices. County Executive […]

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June 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s July SBN Features Councilmembers Albornoz, Friedson, Glass and Jawando

Montgomery County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Andrew Friedson, Evan Glass, and Will Jawando were the featured guests for Montgomery Community Media’s July Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event took place Thursday, July 18 at our studios in Rockville. July topic: “Montgomery County is Open for Business.” Watch host Kelly Leonard and the Councilmembers discuss business […]

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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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