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April 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Hogan Calls for Moment of Prayer: ‘Let us Pray for Each Other’

This Sunday at noon, Gov. Larry Hogan is calling on Marylanders to join together for a moment of prayer for those who died or are sick from COVID-19 as well as all the health care professionals and first responders who are risking their health to help others. “Let us pray for each other,” Hogan said […]

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April 2, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

Helping Neighbors at a Social Distance: Nonprofits That Need Your Help

While millions are struggling to survive the coronavirus crisis, area non-profits, life-lines for many, are struggling to stay alive as well. Now, as national resources dwindle, these local charities are needed now more than ever. Throughout this crisis, MyMcMedia.com will list local non-profit organizations and their increasing need for your support, because even at a […]

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April 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Germantown Restaurants Open for Take Out, Pick Up, and Delivery During Coronavirus Shutdown

Many restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. One resource to determine the status of restaurants in the Germantown area is the new MoCo Eats To-Go Guide by Visit Montgomery which may be found here. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce […]

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April 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Clarksburg Restaurants Open for Take Out, Pick Up, and Delivery During Coronavirus Shutdown

Many restaurants have modified their hours and services in response to Gov. Hogan’s ban on dine-in service at all Maryland restaurants and bars. One resource to determine the status of restaurants in the Clarksburg area is the new MoCo Eats To-Go Guide by Visit Montgomery which may be found here. Montgomery Community Media’s Carolyn Raskauskas […]

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March 26, 2020 | Phil Fabrizio

BLOG: Looking Forward to a Carousel Spin at Glen Echo

Glen Echo, MD – Tuesday, March 24, 2020 It has been a long winter and the historic Dentzel Carousel has been under wraps.  Closed for refurbishing since July 2019, and nearly a year later it has suddenly been uncovered so that the beautiful restoration work can be seen through the scaffolding. The Covid-19 pandemic has […]

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March 25, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

How Families Can Deal With Stress During the Coronavirus Crisis

Age determines how social distancing may affect your family members during the coronavirus crisis, says Kirsten Andersen, senior director of Intervention Services for the YMCA’s Youth and Family Services. Adults, teens and children will have different reactions to the stress it causes. Here, Andersen breaks down what to look for in adults: In children, toddlers […]

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March 10, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Community Activist and Veteran Harvey Zeigler Turns 100

Community activist and World War II veteran Harvey Zeigler celebrated his 100th birthday on March 4 at the Damascus Recreation Center. Had the chance to celebrate Harvey Zeigler’s 100th birthday with community, friends and family at Damascus Recreation Ctr!Great event we presented him with lifetime membership to our fitness and community ctrs! Happy Birthday !! […]

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March 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday

Remember to Check Your Clocks Daylight saving time starts Sunday morning, March 8 at 2 a.m. Remember to check your clocks and set them ahead by one hour before going to sleep Saturday night. Many electronic devices automatically adjust when daylight saving time begins or ends. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology […]

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March 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month With Performances, Author Talks

March was declared as National Women’s History Month by Congress in 1987 to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women. Montgomery County Public Libraries and the Commission for Women celebrate with author talks, lectures, arts and crafts, story times and more throughout the month of March. The free programs will take place as follows: Saturday, […]

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March 5, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

County Commission Honors 20 Vietnam War Veterans at Civic Building

The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs is honoring 20 Vietnam War and Era veterans at the Silver Spring Civic Building through the month of May. There will be detailed tributes displayed in the Buffalo Soldiers Great Hall of the building and the tributes are free to view anytime. National Vietnam War Veterans Day is […]

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