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September 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College Will Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations for Staff and Students

Montgomery College will require staff and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, per a release from the college. Exemptions are possible for medical and religious reasons. All faculty and staff must verify full vaccination status by Nov. 8 and all students by Jan. 7, 2022. Students who do not submit verification must apply for […]

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August 26, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Teacher Placed on Leave for Refusing MCPS Mask Requirement

A Paint Branch High School teacher was placed on paid administrative leave for one day after disobeying face mask requirements more than once at the school, according to a letter posted to the teacher’s Facebook page. Angela Harders announced she had been placed on administrative leave in a video Wednesday. According to the letter she […]

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August 2, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Potomac Boy Scout Gives Back to Veterans

Potomac Boy Scout Joel Berinstein gathered a group of fellow scouts and volunteers to put together 304 care packages for veterans staying in VA Hospitals. Body wash, shampoo, conditioner, combs, tissues, toothpaste, lotion and deodorant can be found inside the boxes. For veterans with a longer stay, the gifts include activity and puzzle booklets. Each […]

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December 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Officials Explain What’s in Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

What’s in Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine? Dr. David Marcozzi, COVID-19 Incident Commander for the University of Maryland Medical System, explained the answer to Marylanders at a press conference with Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday. Pfizer’s vaccine was granted emergency use authorization (EUA) by the FDA last Friday. Marcozzi said there are four components that make it […]

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January 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

John Lutz Sentenced to Life without Possibility of Parole for Murder that Occurred Over 14 Years Ago (VIDEO)

At the Montgomery County Circuit Courthouse today, Judge Ronald Rubin sentenced 78-year-old John Lutz to a life sentence without the possibility of parole for the murder of 23-year-old Nicole Castro, a social worker who was killed over 14 years ago, in March of 2002, in Silver Spring. “Judge Rubin got it right,” said State’s Attorney […]

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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Launches New Partnership with NaCo’s Live Healthy Program (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Councilmember George Leventhal have announced that Montgomery County will begin participating in the National Association of Counties (NACo) Live Healthy program. The program has added a low-fee dental discount and health discount program to the prescription discount program (Montgomery RX) that the County has offered since 2004. For more […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

The Children’s Inn Makes a Difference for Many (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is home to many top-notched hospitals and medical facilities. There is one in Bethesda that is in a league of its own. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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August 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

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MCPS Students Graduate at Regional High School Summer Ceremony (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) recently held its 2016 regional high school summer school graduation at Richard Montgomery High School. MCPS-TV reports that 100 students crossed the stage to receive their diplomas at the ceremony.

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 29, in Montgomery County: 1. If you are commuting on Metrorail’s Red Line, prepare for possible service delays today. According to WMATA, Red Line trains will single track between Medical Center and Van Ness stations (between 10 a.m. –  3 p.m., and from 8 p.m. to closing) so […]

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April 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide of 18-Year-Old at Centerway Park in Montgomery Village

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a homicide that occurred last night at Centerway Park in Montgomery Village. Police have identified the victim as 18-year-old Oscar Vidal Benitez of Gaithersburg. On April 24, at approximately 10:05 p.m., police said the Emergency Communications Center was notified by medical personnel at Holy Cross Germantown that an […]

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