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August 31, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Tributes Pour in for Georgetown Coaching Legend Thompson

The man who put Georgetown University basketball on the map and who was known as “Big John” has died. John Thompson, Jr, coached the Hoyas for 27 seasons taking a less than middling program and turned it into a national power. Thompson led the Hoyas to three Final Fours in the 1980’s winning a national […]

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January 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Rinde Homenaje a Héroes Afro-Americanos

La Comisión de Asuntos de Veteranos del Condado de Montgomery honrará a nueve miembros del servicio militar y veteranos del Condado durante el Mes de la Historia Afro-Americana. Los homenajes se exhibirán en el Gran Salón Buffalo Soldiers en el Edificio Cívico Silver Spring. En el homenaje se incluirán fotos, logros e información sobre los […]

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January 30, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Tribute to Nine County Heroes in Honor of Black History Month

The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs will be honoring nine County military service members and veterans during Black History Month. The tributes will be displayed in Buffalo Soldiers Great Hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The tributes will include photos, accomplishments, and information on the service members and veterans. The County service members […]

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November 27, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Signs Executive Order to Create Emergency Redistricting Commission

Governor Larry Hogan is calling on Marylanders to apply for an emergency redistricting commission to redraw the legislative lines in District 6. The commission comes in response to a federal judge ordering the district to be redrawn. Yesterday, Hogan signed an executive order, calling for a nonpartisan Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering. “This […]

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January 24, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

UnNaugural Concert Raises Money for Progressive Causes (VIDEO)

More than 500 people who are passionate about equal rights, civil liberties, environmental issues and other progressive causes filled Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center the night of the Inauguration. The sold-out UnNaugural concert in Silver Spring lifted spirits and raised money for Planned Parenthood and four other national organizations. State Senator Cheryl Kagan produced the […]

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January 21, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Hundreds Rally for Causes at UnNaugural Concert in Silver Spring (VIDEO & PHOTO)

The music of protest and progress stirred rousing applause at the UnNaugural Concert: Playing It Forward Voices for Social Justice, in Silver Spring. Some 500 people, including several Montgomery County and Maryland elected officials attended the sold out event at Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center. State Senator Cheryl Kagan is the founder and executive producer […]

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November 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Experience Hands-On Science at Montgomery County Campus of Johns Hopkins University (VIDEO)

Hundreds of students from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School and Montgomery Village Middle School recently participated in hands-on science and medicine activities at the Montgomery County campus of Johns Hopkins University. Find out more about the 8th annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day in this MCPS-TV report, below:

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January 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

What’s Open, What’s Not on MLK, Jr. Day in Montgomery County

Here’s the rundown of what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed Sunday, January 17 and Monday, January 18. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open; all other classes and programs canceled; Administrative office, senior centers and […]

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January 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Watch Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Live on Montgomery Channel 21

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) is broadcasting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute at The Music Center at Strathmore on Jan. 18 live on Montgomery Channel 21. The program, which begins at 3:30 p.m., will also be live streamed on the MyMCMedia website. The theme of the 2016 program is “Renewing the Dream: Hope in Today’s […]

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November 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski and 16 others at a ceremony November 24th at the White House. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is described as the nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of […]

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