Hispanic Heritage Month

September 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Council Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month Virtually Tuesday

The Montgomery County Council will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month virtually Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 9:15 a.m. during the Council meeting. The event is hosted by Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Gabe Albornoz, and Council President Sidney Katz. The celebration will pay tribute to local residents for their service to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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October 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 22 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 22 and it’s International Stuttering Awareness Day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. World Series, Game 1: The Washington Nationals are playing at the Houston Astros tonight in Game 1 of the 2019 World Series. It will air live on Fox at 8:08 p.m. There are many watch parties […]

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October 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 21 in Montgomery County

Partly cloudy today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Oct. 21. 1. Municipal Monday: The Rockville Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville. The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meets at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 31 S. Summit Ave. Poolesville […]

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October 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 15. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.County Council in Session: Montgomery County Council will be in session today starting at 9:30 a.m. Click here to view the agenda. 2. Affordable Housing and School Construction Legislation Introduction: Councilmember Evan Glass will hold a press conference discussing his new […]

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October 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 11 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Oct. 11. 1. Beauty Meets Diversity: The Chase the Dream Culture, Arts and Beauty holds its 4th annual Multi Cultural and Humanitarian Gala at the Great Hall in the Silver Spring Civic Center. The 2019 humanitarian theme […]

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September 24, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro hosted the county’s sixth annual Hispanic Heritage Month Commemoration on Tuesday. The event included a musical performance, and a video presentation on Hispanic Americans in the Washington metropolitan area who have made important contributions to our communities. The theme of this year’s commemoration is “Latin Americans: A History of […]

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October 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Council Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month

The Montgomery County Council recognized Hispanic Heritage Month during its meeting on Tuesday with a panel discussion comprised of Hispanic and Latino leaders in Montgomery County. Councilmember Nancy Navarro hosted the panel discussion to talk about issues of importance for Hispanic and Latino residents. Panelists for the discussion included Oscar Alvarenga, Dr. Claudia Campos, Nhora Barrera, […]

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October 9, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Lt. Governor Gives Keynote Address at 15th Annual Hispanic Business Conference in North Bethesda (VIDEOS)

The 15th annual Maryland Hispanic Business Conference was held at Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in North Bethesda early Monday. This year’s theme: fueling the economy, creating jobs, and promoting growth. There are more than 54,000 Hispanic Business owners in the state of Maryland, according to keynote speaker Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford. You […]

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October 4, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Latino Artists Exhibit Canvas of Colors in Gaithersburg

Bright reds, blues and yellows are lighting up the walls at Bohrer Park Activity Center. This is the second year that the City of Gaithersburg has featured an exhibition by The Latino Art League of Greater Washington DC. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong has more on the artwork and two of the artists. The Latino Art League […]

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October 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda is a health department update about the Zika virus, a Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) update about efforts to reduce class size, and a 1:30 p.m. public hearing about the future of […]

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