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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

This week’s County Report This Week show begins with an update on the police body-worn cameras program. Other reports include a pool renaming ceremony for a fallen police officer, a cemetery cleanup in Tobytown, public safety awards, a Days of Remembrance ceremony, and much more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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February 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Employees Celebrate Black History Month, Honor Parker Hamilton (VIDEO)

Montgomery County employees celebrated Black History Month with a special program at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville today. The 2017 program entitled, “An African American Musical Journey,” highlighted several genres of music. “We started with the beat over in Africa,” said Debra Jones, chair of the Black History Program Committee. “We are showing […]

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February 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Planners Share Community’s Concerns about Possible Cemetery Site in Westbard (VIDEO)

Montgomery County planners say they share a church community’s concerns about a possible African-American burial site in the Westbard section of Bethesda near River Road. “We want to find out if there are human remains or burial shafts in the area that was historically a cemetery,” said Planning Director Gwen Wright in an interview with […]

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September 22, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

New Museum Connects Retired Attorney to Moving Memories (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

The moment retired attorney Norma Barfield heard about plans to build a museum dedicated to African Americans on the National Mall she wanted to contribute to the effort. The Potomac, Maryland resident became an early donor and encouraged others to contribute to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. One of the exhibits […]

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September 16, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

MCM Joins Hundreds of Journalists at NMAAHC Media Preview Day (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

More than 600 journalists from around the country had the opportunity to view the architectural majesty and moving exhibits of the new National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) on Media Preview Day. Montgomery Community Media was there to capture the remarks of Smithsonian secretary David Skorton, museum founding director Lonnie Bunch and […]

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August 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Declares His Support for Harriet Tubman Statue in State Capital

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett wants to see a statue of Harriet Tubman erected in the state’s capital, and he’s written a letter to the governor about it. In a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan dated Aug. 9, Leggett describes Tubman as “far more than an abolitionist.” “She was a maverick; and the reverberation […]

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July 12, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Eric Guerci Sworn In for Second Term As Student Member of the Board (PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Board of Education swore in Eric Guerci, a rising senior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, as the 39th Student Member of the Board. Guerci is only the third student in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) history to run and win a second SMOB term. He is also the first SMOB to have […]

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June 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Celebrate Heritage Days on June 25 – 26 (VIDEO)

Celebrate Heritage Montgomery‘s annual event from noon – 4 p.m. on June 25th and 26th at 30 locations across the county. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Woodlawn Visitor Center Opens in Sandy Spring (VIDEO)

The Woodlawn Visitor Center is now open at 16501 Norwood Road in Sandy Spring. A celebration of the new facility was held on June 11th and included living history demonstrations, tours, live music and more. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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March 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

“America’s First Ladies: A Walk Through History” Presentation at Gaithersburg Library on March 12

The Montgomery County Commission for Women and Montgomery County Public Libraries presents: “America’s First Ladies: A Walk Through History.” The presentation outlines the lives of several First Ladies by century and influence, sharing the common thread that each of these women was unusual for her time. The presentation is considered both educational and entertaining and […]

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