Long Branch

June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Early Voting Centers Under Review in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is now reviewing proposed recommendations for early voting centers in the 2018 gubernatorial election and your input is wanted. The BOE is planning to add an 11th early voting location for next year’s election. Right now, all the proposed early voting sites are under review, including: the Activity Center […]

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June 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Fake Fliers Warn of Penalties Supporting Illegal Immigration

Fake fliers meant to scare the residents are being distributed in and around the District of Columbia warning of penalties for supporting illegal immigration, Takoma Park police said in a statement released Thursday. These fliers carry the logos of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Both agencies deny issuing […]

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May 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Memorial Day Weekend Marks the Start of the Summer Swim Season

It’s been a busy week at area pools as operators prepare to open their gates on May 27th for the official start of the summer swim season. In addition to Montgomery County’s four indoor aquatic centers, seven outdoor pools will open at noon on Saturday. Here’s a list of the seven outdoor pools in Montgomery […]

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May 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Recognizes Volunteers During Community Action Celebration

Dozens of organizations and residents here in Montgomery County were recognized by the Community Action Board (CAB) for their commitment in addressing poverty during a special recognition ceremony Wednesday evening in Rockville, according to a news release. Here is the list of organizations and individuals recognized during the Community Action Month Celebration: Volunteer Income Tax […]

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May 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

Long Branch Community Unity Festival to Take Place on May 6

Montgomery County Recreation is inviting residents to attend its annual Long Branch Community Unity Festival on May 6. This free event will be held at the Long Branch Community Recreation Center at 8700 Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring, according to a news release. Attendees can expects arts, crafts, entertainment, children’s actives and food vendors […]

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March 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 20, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Happy spring! Here are five things to know today, March 20th, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council has a busy week ahead. The Bethesda Downtown Plan, Montgomery College and school bus cameras are just some of the topics the elected leaders will be addressing this week. Find out more, here. 2. Parents and […]

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March 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 15, in Montgomery County

Bundle up! It’s cold outside and the National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory. Here are five more things to know today, March 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County public schools are opening two hours late today. 2. Executive Ike Leggett unveiled his proposed $5.4 billion budget this week. 3. Got a question for […]

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December 15, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up before heading out this morning. The forecast is for very cold temperatures today and possible snow showers Friday and Saturday. 2. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Baltimore Mayor-elect Catherine Pugh are the featured speakers at the Committee for Montgomery’s annual […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett: “Make No Mistake About It, There is Fear” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council members and County Executive Ike Leggett are addressing community concerns about safety and possible discrimination, harassment and hate crimes. On Tuesday, the elected leaders held a news conference and passed a resolution, reaffirming the county’s tradition of respect for all residents. “Make no mistake about it, there is fear, and there is […]

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September 15, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Long Branch Community Recreation Center: A Home Away from Home (VIDEO)

The Long Branch Community Recreation Center welcomes hundreds of people every week from morning to evening. A diverse mix of cultures and languages are represented by the members who treat the center like a home away from home. But the August 10 explosion and fire in Silver Spring tested Director Morris Buster and his staff’s […]

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