Georgetown University

August 31, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Tributes Pour in for Georgetown Coaching Legend Thompson

The man who put Georgetown University basketball on the map and who was known as “Big John” has died. John Thompson, Jr, coached the Hoyas for 27 seasons taking a less than middling program and turned it into a national power. Thompson led the Hoyas to three Final Fours in the 1980’s winning a national […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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March 10, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Gaithersburg Officials Honor Former Quince Orchard High School Football Star (VIDEO)

The Mayor and City Council of Gaithersburg honored a former Quince Orchard High School football star during a City Council meeting on March 7. After graduating Quince Orchard High School in 2013, Ty Williams enrolled at Georgetown University to study government and play football. Williams was severely injured during the opening season game for Georgetown […]

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March 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

County To Recognize Middle Eastern American Heritage Month For The First Time

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is scheduled to recognize March as Middle Eastern American Heritage Month for the first time in the county The celebration will take place at the Lobby Level Auditorium in the Executive Office Building on March 18 at 6:30 p.m. The proclamation comes during the 2015 Nowruz celebration, which commemorates the first […]

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September 29, 2014 | Aline Barros

Montgomery College Hosted a Day to Talk About Peace (VIDEO)

The Peace and Justice Studies Community of Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, hosted a conversation to celebrate the International Day of Peace- a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of nonviolent actions among all nations and all people. The event gave students the chance to ask questions and take notes about the significance of peace. Randall […]

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