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August 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Nonpublic Schools Deciding on Opening Options

As the start of the new school year approaches, some nonpublic schools are opting to begin virtually with the goal of opening up their classrooms as soon as possible. Other private and parochial schools in the county are opening their doors on the first day while still others are choosing a hybrid approach, allowing parents […]

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June 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Good Counsel Students Organize Protest in Olney Sunday

Several Black Lives Matter protests – demanding racial justice after the death of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis – took place in Montgomery County over the weekend, On Sunday, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School students organized one of the protests. The students and community met at the Olney campus in […]

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June 5, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Several Protests Scheduled Across Montgomery County This Weekend

Severals protests are scheduled this weekend in Montgomery County as nationwide protests calling for racial equality and justice for George Floyd continue to emerge nationwide. On Friday, Montgomery County residents took to Twitter, sharing flyers and tweets to spread awareness about upcoming protests. Mocoprotest, a county-based protest group has compiled a public document that lists […]

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February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Good Counsel Duo: From WCAC Champs to Super Bowl Champs

Two Our Lady of Good Counsel High School alumni who play for the Kansas City Chiefs are officially Super Bowl LIV champions. Dorian O’Daniel and Kendall Fuller both graduated from Good Counsel in Olney in 2013. From 2009 to 2013, Good Counsel’s varsity football team won four consecutive WCAC championships. Fuller, a defensive back for […]

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January 10, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Trio of Ex-Good Counsel Teammates Ready for NFL Divisional Round

One local high school — Our Lady of Good Counsel — will be watching the NFL playoffs a little more intently than most. The Olney school has three alumni playing this weekend in the NFL’s divisional round. And they all played together on the same 2011 team. Stefon Diggs ’12 (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at […]

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January 3, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

NFL Playoffs Feature Several MoCo Alums

The NFL playoffs begin this weekend. Three of the four wild card games played on Saturday and Sunday will feature players and coaches from Montgomery County. Here’s the list: Stefon Diggs (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at Good Counsel High School and was Washington Post All-Met Defensive Player of the Year as a cornerback in […]

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October 3, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Your Guide to Some of MoCo’s Best Oktoberfest Events

Every fall, the annual German beer festival brings Oktoberfest to life. The 186th Oktoberfest celebration is an autumn tradition not to be missed. The annual celebration held in Munich, Germany celebrates beer, German cuisine, and Bavarian culture. Festivities usually kick off in late September and continue through mid-October.   Montgomery County’s breweries create German-inspired suds and throw street festivals, […]

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August 28, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Legendary High School Football Coach Bob Milloy Discusses His Hall of Fame Career

47 years as head coach at four Montgomery County schools. 405 career wins, the most in Maryland history. Eight state championships. The numbers are startling but only tell part of the story of Bob Milloy, one of the most influential coaches these parts have ever seen. The retired coach came to MCM to discuss the […]

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August 5, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

University of Maryland Football Aims to Maximize It

First-year Head Coach Mike Locksley opened up the 2019 University of Maryland football season Friday at a day-long press event. It is an effort to Maximize It – a catchphrase for the new season. In a fresh twist to past experience, the entire practice dates and schedules with planned post-practice interviews have been released.  Fifteen […]

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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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