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February 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Garland Introduced by Fellow County Resident Van Hollen at Nomination Hearing

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen of Kensington introduced Judge Merrick Garland of Bethesda to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee as proceedings began Monday morning on Garland’s nomination to the post of U.S. Attorney General. During his five minute introduction, Van Hollen referred to Garland as brilliant, kind and someone who “is respected by lawmakers, scholars […]

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February 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Una vez más, Maryland se Clasifica como el Segundo Estado más Educado

En un nuevo estudio publicado recientemente por WalletHub, Maryland se ubica como el segundo estado más educado del país, solo detrás de Massachusetts. Este es el segundo año consecutivo en que WalletHub clasificó a Maryland como el número dos. Según la Oficina de Estadísticas Laborales de EE. UU., cuanto más alto es el nivel de […]

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February 16, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Once Again, Maryland Ranks as Second Most Educated State

In a new study recently released by WalletHub, Maryland ranks as the second most educated state in the country, just behind Massachusetts. This is the second year in a row that WalletHub ranked Maryland number two. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the higher the level of education one completes, the higher their income […]

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February 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Noyes Library Offers Chance for Children to Have Their Own ‘Snowy Day’

Since 1962, families have been reading The Snowy Day to their children. The book by Ezra Jack Keats features an African American boy exploring his neighborhood after a snowfall. The Noyes Children’s Library Foundation has created a way to reenact the pleasurable experience. Between Feb. 6 and Feb. 28, the Noyes Library for Young Children, […]

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February 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Capital Crescent Cyclist Who Assaulted Three Young Adults Sentenced to Probation 

Anthony Brennan III, the Kensington man who was filmed and pleaded guilty to assaulting a group of young adults on the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda, was sentenced to three years probation on Tuesday. During a virtual sentencing, Brennan, 61, was ordered to serve one year of supervised probation followed by two years unsupervised. During […]

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January 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 13, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 13, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Conversation About Recovery: Montgomery County invites residents to join a community conversation focused on addiction and recovery at 6 p.m. You can join on Teams Live or watch live on County Cable Montgomery and the county’s Facebook page. More […]

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January 12, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 12, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at nine testing sites today. The schedule of clinics may be found here. 2. Virtual Employment Expo: If you are over 50-years-old and looking for employment, a virtual Employment Expo […]

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January 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 11, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Jan. 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at six testing sites today. The schedule of clinics may be found here. 2. State COVID-19 Economic Relief Announcement:  Gov. Hogan will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. […]

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December 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Cyclist Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Black Lives Matter Supporters on Capital Crescent Trail

Anthony Brennan, III, the Kensington man who was filmed in a physical confrontation with a group of young adults in June, pleaded guilty to three charges of second-degree assault on Wednesday. Brennan, 61,  will be sentenced Feb. 2, 2021, said Ramon Korionoff, spokesperson for the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. This summer, a video of […]

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September 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Need Help Identifying Suspect Who Pushed Man Off Bike Near Kensington Parkway

A 64-year-old man was seriously injured after he was pushed off his bike near Beach Drive and Kensington Parkway on Saturday, Maryland-National Capital Park Police said.  The victim suffered a broken hip and underwent surgery, Assistant Chief of the Park Police’s Patrol Branch Captain Jeffrey Coe said. He told MyMCMedia the victim is being released […]

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