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October 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 23 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Oct. 23. Game 2 of the 2019 World Series will air at 8:07 p.m. on Fox. The Washington Nationals are playing at the Houston Astros. Go Nats! In the meantime, here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Melting Bullet Casings to Make Bells: Montgomery College’s fall 2019 artist-in-residence, Stephanie Mercedes, has […]

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October 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery College’s Unique Art Exhibit Turns Bullet Casings into Bells

Montgomery College is presenting a unique art exhibit at the Sarah Silberman Art Gallery of the Rockville Campus from Oct. 23 through 31. Stephanie Mercedes, Montgomery College’s artist-in-residence in the Rockville and Germantown Art Department, guided art students in a project melting bullet casings to make school bells. Each bell size correlates to the number […]

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October 21, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Manna Food Center Celebrates Grand Openings, Announces Community Food Rescue Events

Manna Food Center, Montgomery County’s largest food assistance organization, celebrated the grand openings of its new marketplace on Saturday and its warehouse on Sunday with continuous efforts to stop hunger in Montgomery County. The market’s grand opening featured a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by tours and a community block party in Silver Spring. Notable guests […]

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October 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Man Suspected in Germantown Killing Shoots Self During Arrest

Update, Wednesday: Montgomery County police said Valentino Pritchett, 18, shot himself as officers tried to arrest him for the Oct. 23 killing of 20-year-old Stephen Frazier of Germantown. Pritchett, of an unconfirmed address, was developed as a suspect during the investigation, police said. About 7 p.m. Tuesday, officers found Pritchett traveling in a vehicle in the area […]

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October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

County’s 32nd Annual Community Service Week Set for Oct. 21-28

Community Service Week is just days away and Montgomery County residents are invited to give a few hours of their time to join the annual celebration of community service by volunteering for one or more of the many service projects. Montgomery County’s 32nd annual Community Service Week is scheduled for Oct. 21-28. The week begins […]

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October 1, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Council to Consider Outdoor Smoking Ban

Councilmember Sidney Katz has introduced legislation before the Montgomery County Council that would ban outdoor smoking at eating establishments with outdoor seating. The bill will be introduced at Tuesday’s County Council meeting. A public hearing has been tentatively scheduled for Oct. 23. Here is Council President Hans Riemer discussing the measure at his regular meeting […]

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October 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Berliner Meets the Media, Oct. 23 (VIDEO)

In his weekly meeting with the press, Council President Roger Berliner talks about the fire at the Promenade Apartments, renewable energy and an upcoming meeting on small-cell antennas.

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October 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 23, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Be Your Own Boss: Learn about the programs and services available to entrepreneurs at a session from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the East County Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring. Learn about small businesses in Montgomery County, […]

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May 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Call for Candidates: Gaithersburg City Election Set for Nov. 7th

The city of Gaithersburg will hold an election on Nov. 7 for the positions of Mayor and two City Council members. The terms of Mayor Jud Ashman and Gaithersburg Councilmembers Yvette Monroe and Michael Sesma expire in November. If you are interested in running for these positions, candidate packets will become available on June 2nd. […]

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October 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Save the Date: New Americans Expo Set for Oct. 23 (VIDEO)

Save the date: New Americans Expo is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The fair will include panel discussions, health screenings, access to immigration lawyers, crafts, entertainment, toys and much more from noon to 6 p.m. Find more information and register to attend at the New Americans Expo website or […]

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