Hans Riemer

November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Nonprofit Village Relocates to Larger Office in Rockville

The Nonprofit Village is moving to a spacious location in Rockville. Indeed, the new location will continue to be a “multi-tenant” center for the 30 nonprofit organizations it houses. With its new location, “the village” can do more to serve as an incubator for its nonprofits. At the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Kim Jones, executive […]

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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Six Honorees Inducted Into Montgomery County’s Human Rights Hall of Fame

Montgomery County’s Department of Human Rights inducted six new honorees into the Human Rights Hall of Fame at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. Indeed, the award recognizes individuals who made sacrifices to combat discrimination and promote inclusion. The theme for this years celebration was “Diversity is Working For Our County.” The inductees […]

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August 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Josiah Henson ‘… Held on to That Spiritual Compass’

At the premier of “Josiah,” a documentary about abolitionist Josiah Henson, Catherine Leggett took part in a panel that discussed the effect Henson had on them. “What strikes me when I think about Josiah Henson is his spiritual compass, and always doing good,” Leggett said. “Holding on to the idea that good will prevail, in […]

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April 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: White Oak Library celebrates its grand re-opening; The expansion of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services could mean faster service for residents; The County is offering free training to administer Naloxone to […]

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March 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on:  County Council schedules public hearings for the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget; County Executive Ike Leggett celebrates the 6th year anniversary of the County’s Spanish Language Radio Show; Two councilmembers propose a […]

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March 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: The County Council holds town hall meeting in the White Oak community; The 44th Annual Public Safety Awards honors County heroes; Student leaders met with MCPS leadership during a special Town Hall; […]

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March 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Executive Ike Leggett sends his proposed FY19 Operating Budget to County Council; Council discusses capital improvement projects; Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot visits the County and talks about the State’s budget; City of […]

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March 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: County officials gathered for a gun safety rally; Governor Hogan visited the county’s Public Safety Training Academy; the Office of Consumer Protection warns against hiring contractors who come to your door; the […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Hans Riemer (D) Discusses Real Estate Fees at GCAAR County Council At-Large Forum

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Hans Riemer fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14. Riemer responds to a question about County real estate fees. Riemer’s rebuttal to a question on the fees home buyers are charged in Montgomery County. The three organizations that hosted the […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Hans Riemer (D) Notes Priorities if Elected to the County Council

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Hans Riemer fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14. Riemer responds to a question about what their accomplishments will be if elected to the County Council. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of […]

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