June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

New Citizens Are Welcomed at Naturalization Ceremony in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

A Naturalization Ceremony was held on June 1 at the Gaithersburg Library where 34 new citizens were welcomed from 27 different countries. Representatives from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services officiated the ceremony. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Countries represented, included: Albania, Algeria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, […]

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May 4, 2015 | Aline Barros

Rockville Resident Starts Fundraising Effort to Help People In Nepal (PHOTOS)

UPDATE Rockville resident Namita Acharya will be at the Rockville Town Center fundraising to help Nepal earthquake victims on May 7, 8 and 9 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Acharya, along with other volunteers, was there on April 30 and May 1 and the group so far raised $1,066. “After each night of fundraising we provide an […]

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May 2, 2015 | Staff Writer

Earthquake Prayer Service in Poolesville Set for May 3rd

The KPC Buddhist temple is inviting the community to join in offering prayers for the victims of the earthquakes in Nepal that affected the Himalayan region.The devastating earthquake and aftershocks in Nepal have impacted hundreds of thousands of people in Nepal and the Nepali community throughout the world. The local service is set for Sunday, May […]

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May 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, May 1, in Montgomery County

Happy May! Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Weekend Fun: You have a weekend coming up and we have just the thing to do. Check out some great options. 2. Reaching out: You can help victims of the earthquake in Nepal. A […]

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April 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Resident Relies on Facebook to Communicate with Family in Nepal (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rockville resident Namita Acharya is the webmaster for the Montgomery County Council but today she is using the web to communicate with her family back home in earthquake ravaged Nepal. In her own words, she tells us how she learned about the devastating earthquake and how her family is doing there today. For more on […]

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