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July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Tuesday Storm Causes Chaos in Montgomery County

On Tuesday, thunderstorms affected various areas of Montgomery County throughout the evening. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for a portion of Montgomery County until 545PM. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. For more information: https://t.co/x1r37Kgyvw — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) July 2, 2019 According […]

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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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May 7, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Good Counsel Hires Catholic Coach as New Athletic Director to Replace Bates

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School announced Monday that they are hiring Steve Howes as their new Athletic Director. Howes recently resigned as the head coach for the men’s basketball team at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., finishing as the winningest coach in program history with a 276-138 record over 15 seasons. “[It’s] a […]

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February 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

After 45 Years with Good Counsel, Pat Bates Announces Retirement

Good Counsel Athletic Director Pat Bates will retire at the end of the school year, according to a press release. Bates has worked at Good Counsel for 45 years and is also an alumnus. Paul Barker, the school’s president, said that Bates’s life has been devoted to serving the Good Counsel community. “Pat Bates has devoted […]

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January 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Teacher Dies in Classroom

Montgomery County Public School teacher Deanna Perucci, 24, died suddenly while teaching a class at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Potomac Thursday morning. Herbert Hoover’s principal Dr. Yong-Mi Kim sent a letter home to families. According to Kim, Perucci’s “passing was the result of a medical emergency.” MCPS has already started offering support to students present […]

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December 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Two Maryland Olympians Named Olympic Athletes of Year

Gold medalists Katie Ledecky and Kyle Snyder were named Female and Male Olympic Athlete of the Year by Team USA Thursday at an awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky won five gold medals at the 2017 FINA World Championships. Ledecky graduated from Stone Ridge School in Bethesda and currently attends Standford University. Kyle […]

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October 31, 2017 | Daryl Schultz

Good Counsel’s #7 Ranked Falcons Upset #2 Ranked Gonzaga Eagles 27-7 (PHOTOS)

Last Friday night was Senior Night at Good Counsel High School as the #7 ranked Falcons played host to #2 ranked Eagles of Gonzaga High School. The first half saw the defenses of both teams cause interceptions and fumbles which led to the half ending with Good Counsel unable to push across the goal line […]

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February 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

Watch County Report This Week (VIDEO)

County Report This Week includes reports on the new Science Building at Montgomery College, the archaeological study launched by the Planning Department in Bethesda, expansion of Ride On routes, Black History Month celebrations and more. Watch the show in its entirety, below:

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September 26, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Friday Night Lights Football in the DMV (PHOTOS)

This past weekend two private schools from Montgomery County had notable football action involving teams from the District and Arlington. On Friday night Bullis hosted Bishop O’Connell in a non-affiliated contest in Potomac. Then on Saturday afternoon Good Counsel traveled to Northwest Washington to take on St. John’s in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) […]

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August 5, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Good Times Get Broken When Dreams Matter

I always check the pool records board at local swim clubs when I photograph a meet. This past July I was at North Creek Swim Club in Montgomery Village and saw a pool record from 1994. It was still standing 22 years later as swum by Katie Brown from Flower Valley for the Girls 11-12 […]

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