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November 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

New Gym Name Would Honor County’s First Black Head Coach

A petition was started to name Sherwood High School’s gymnasium after history-making basketball coach, Warren Crutchfield. Crutchfield, who died at 82 years old in July, worked at Sherwood for 32 years, teaching and coaching basketball and track and field. He was the first black head coach of a major high school sport at Montgomery County […]

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March 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Petition to Name New Middle School in Kensington After Harriet Tubman

There’s a new petition on Change.org urging the Montgomery County Board of Education to name Bethesda Chevy Chase Middle School #2 after Harriet Tubman. The school, which is currently under construction on Saul Road in Kensington, is expected to relieve overcrowding at Westland Middle School in Bethesda. Joe Zagby, creator of the petition, wrote in […]

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September 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Catherine Hoggle Due Back in Court on Tuesday (PHOTOS)

The competency of Catherine Hoggle is scheduled to be discussed at a status hearing in District Court on Tuesday morning in Rockville. Hoggle has been treated for mental health issues at Clifton T. Perkins State Hospital for the past two years. She is the last known person to have seen her children, Sarah and Jacob […]

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September 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

CASA and Residents Impacted by Silver Spring Apartment Explosion to File Lawsuit (VIDEO)

At a news conference held on Sept. 7, officials from the organization CASA announced that they have partnered with two law firms and will file litigation on behalf of the residents impacted by the tragic Flower Branch Apartments explosion. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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September 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Flower Branch Apartments Residents Seek Compensation and Accountability (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

At a news conference today, officials from the organization CASA announced that they have partnered with two law firms and will file  litigation on behalf of the residents impacted by the tragic Flower Branch Apartments explosion. Residents are demanding proper compensation and are seeking justice. During the news conference, resident Sofia Reyes shared her story […]

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Election Director Confirms Robin Ficker’s Term Limits Petition Has Enough Signatures

A Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) official announced on Tuesday that defense attorney and local activist Robin Ficker has collected more than the 10,000 signatures necessary to put term limits on the ballot later this year. In a letter to Ficker (that is posted on the BOE website), Election Director Margaret Jurgensen wrote, “the […]

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August 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Troy Turner Launches Online Petition: “The Focus is Simply Bringing My Kids Home” (VIDEO)

The father of two missing children has launched an online petition on the Change.org website. The focus of the petition, Troy Turner said, “is simply bringing my kids home.” It will be two years next month since his young daughter and son, Jacob and Sarah Hoggle, disappeared from their Clarksburg home. Their mother, Catherine Hoggle, […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Residents Oppose Carver Bus Depot Site (VIDEOS)

The Montgomery County Council held a meeting today about the relocation of the Shady Grove Bus Depot. In the audience were members of the Carver Coalition who oppose parking school buses at the Carver Educational Services Center. The residents were not allowed to testify at today’s meeting but they carried signs and wore yellow t-shirts […]

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Carver Coalition Opposes Plan to Relocate School Buses in Rockville (VIDEO)

The Carver School Coalition is a group of residents opposed to a plan to relocate 100 school buses at the Carver Center near Mannakee Street and Route 355 in the city of Rockville. The residents list traffic, noise, health, and because they say the property identified as an interim site is of historic significance as reasons […]

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May 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

College Square Residents Concerned About Plan to Relocate School Buses in Rockville (VIDEO)

Residents of College Square are concerned about plans to move 100 school buses from the Shady Grove Bus Depot to the Carver Educational Services Center lot,  located near Mannakee Street and Route 355 in the city of Rockville. The Carver parking lot is located directly adjacent to the College Square neighborhood. In this MyMCMedia Extra […]

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