May 28, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Montgomery County Councilmembers Remember Maya Angelou

World-renowned American author and poet Maya Angelou died in her home on May 28 at the age of 86. We asked the Montgomery County Councilmembers for their thoughts on Angelou and the legacy she leaves behind. Councilmember Phil Andrews:  “In 1969, Maya Angelou, America’s great humanitarian artist, wrote the best-selling ‘I Know Why the Caged […]

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September 15, 2012 | Staff Writer

Honoring WW II Veterans (Video)

Montgomery County officials are hosting a special ceremony at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring on Sept. 19 to honor the county’s World War II veterans.  Former ABC Nightline Anchor and Montgomery County resident Ted Koppel will host and speak at the event. Congressman Chris Van Hollen and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown are also scheduled to […]

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