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October 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Monday’s COVID-19 Numbers for Montgomery: 71 New Cases, No Deaths

The Maryland Department of Health reported 71 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Monday morning. The cumulative case count is now 24,466. There were no COVID-19 related fatalities reported Monday, therefore the pandemic death toll remains at 820. Prince George’s County leads the state in fatalities with 822 –  two more than Montgomery County – […]

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October 16, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Board of Education Plans Conversation on Virtual Learning

The Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education’s Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Committee is inviting community members to share their thoughts on virtual learning. The virtual meeting is set for Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. Questions need to be submitted before the meeting. To listen to the conversation by phone, dial +1-202-860-2110 Access Code: 171 287 […]

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October 16, 2020 | Khadijah Ali-Coleman, Ed.D.

Blog: Choreographer Turned Arts Administrator C. Lorenzo Evans III Talks Dance and Pivoting as an Artist During COVID-19

C. Lorenzo “goLo” Evans III is a dancer/choreographer from the Washington DC metropolitan area. He is best known for his work with Fantasia Barrino and the iconic Godfather of Soul, go-go artist Chuck Brown. Following many years of training in Philadelphia at Temple University, Koresh Dance and Freedom Theatre, Evans began goLoworld Dance Company in […]

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October 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Padres de Familia Tendrán la Oportunidad de Opinar sobre la Educación Virtual

El lunes, 19 de octubre de 6:00 a 7:30 p.m. se llevará a cabo una conversación virtual sobre el aprendizaje a distancia. Como parte de esta conversación, se exhorta a las familias a que envíen sus preguntas para que sean contestadas durante este evento. Las preguntas pueden ser enviadas en español y con anticipación haciendo […]

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October 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Daryl Davis, Black Musician Who Works With KKK Members, Honored in Strathmore Exhibit 

Strathmore in North Bethesda is offering a campus-wide outdoor nighttime exhibit called “Monuments: Creative Forces” through Oct. 25. The purpose of the exhibit is to challenge norms about who monuments are made for, according to the music center. Australian artist Craig Walsh honors six artists who are alive and actively contributing to society. Video portraits […]

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September 15, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Universities at Shady Grove Name Longtime Virginia Tech Scholar as New Executive Director

The Universities at Shady Grove have announced Dr. Anne Khademian as their new Executive Director. In her new leadership role, Khademian will oversee USG, a campus in Montgomery County that offers degree programs from a dozen Maryland institutions. She will also serve as the University System of Maryland’s Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Khademian […]

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October 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Saturday Evening

Officers from Montgomery County Police Department and Gaithersburg Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Saturday evening starting 10 p.m., weather permitting. The enforcement is intended to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Police will not disclose the location of the checkpoint in advance. MCPD encourages county residents to drive responsibly and ride with a […]

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October 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg to Attend Private Campaign Fundraisers in Chevy Chase

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., is attending two private campaign fundraisers in Chevy Chase on Saturday, Oct. 19. The first event is a private reception in Chevy Chase at 1:30 p.m. According to Buttigieg’s campaign website, it’s hosted by David Adelman, Nuala O’Connor and Peter Bass, Congressman Don Beyer (D-Va.), […]

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October 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Registration for Montgomery County’s Emergency Preparedness Class for Oct. 19 Now Closed

Update: The Emergency Preparedness Class is full. A waitlist is available. Montgomery County is providing a free three-hour emergency preparedness training class on Saturday, October 19. Topics covered in the class include response to active shooter incidents, high-performance CPR, the use of tourniquets and family emergency planning. The class is recommended for age 18 and […]

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September 30, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

AMP by Strathmore Announces Fall Concert Series

AMP by Strathmore announced their fall opening lineup of concerts starting Wednesday, October 2, 2019.  Amp will be hosting plenty of lively, swinging concerts along with cabaret, live music, comedy, and a four-part lecture series. Featuring talented artists like the former lead singers of The Temptations, The Platters, The Drifters, Venezuelan singer Nella, Afro Cuban […]

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