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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Leaders Talk Elder Abuse Awareness Day

To commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County held its ninth annual Senior Safety Forum at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Silver Spring on Thursday. The event offered hundreds of seniors resources to combat elder abuse. MyMCMedia’s Jordan Lindsay spoke to Montgomery County resident Ernestine Johnson, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human […]

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May 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 21 in Montgomery County

Happy Tuesday! It’s May 21 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Dedication: There will be a one-year anniversary commemoration of the dedication of the Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at the Memorial Plaza in Rockville at 5 p.m. Sue Moats of Capital Cares Quilts of […]

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August 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Community Demands Answers in Police-Involved Shooting

It was a full house at the Silver Spring Civic Center Tuesday evening where dozens of residents attended a community meeting to demand answers from Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger, and Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy, regarding the officer-involved shooting that left an unarmed black man dead. Robert White, 41, was shot and […]

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December 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

The Year in Crime: Gangs, Murders, Sex Assaults (Video)

Headlines for gang violence dominated 2017, with bodies found in parks and youths getting lengthy prison terms for orchestrating attacks. “In context, you have to remember that Montgomery County overall is still a very safe place to live. Our crime rate is substantially down. … When you see an aberration in violent crime in one […]

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November 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the launch of the Vision Zero campaign to reduce traffic fatalities in the county, the recent senior forum held in Gaithersburg sponsored by Councilmember Sidney Katz, Rockville’s annual holiday drive, and more. Watch the show in its entirety below:  

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October 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 17, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Voting Residency Deadline-Takoma Park residency must be met today (21 days prior to the election) in order to vote in the upcoming election. We’ve launched a handy page full of City Election 2017 information. Check it out: https://t.co/BXgwqA9zQk #TkPkVotes pic.twitter.com/wpdCz5ECFd — City of […]

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October 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Council Approves Extra Funding To Fight Gangs in County

Montgomery County police and the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office will be getting nearly $844,000 to help combat gangs in the county, after action Tuesday by the County Council. The police will receive nearly $600,000 and the money will be used to restructure its Central Street Gang Unit allowing two sections to work together, according […]

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December 10, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Ogulcan Atakoglu Sentenced to 12 Years in Crash that Killed 3 Family Members in Bethesda (VIDEOS)

It was an emotional day in court as Judge Mary Beth McCormick sentenced a 21 year old Ogulcan Atakoglu to 12 years behind bars on Friday for killing a family of 3 in Bethesda. Atakoglu pleaded guilty to three counts of vehicular manslaughter for a collision that happened on Feb. 27. He was driving down […]

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December 1, 2015 | Staff Writer

Senior Forum at Leisure World (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council recently held a Senior Forum at Leisure World to help residents identify volunteer opportunities and become aware of scams targeting seniors. Crystal Park reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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August 9, 2015 | Staff Writer

MoCo Celebrates National Night Out (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents celebrated National Night Out on Aug. 4th. Take a look:

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