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February 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Benjamin Gaither Center Designated Site for Dental Services to Low Income Seniors

The Benjamin Gaither Center in Gaithersburg is now one of three sites that will offer basic services to low income seniors. The Montgomery County Area Agency received funding from a State of Maryland grant for the service. According to a news release, Montgomery County residents over the age of 55, who currently do not have […]

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December 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Damascus Running Back Jake Funk Commits to Maryland (VIDEO)

Damascus star running back Jake Funk has committed to play next year at the University of Maryland. In this MyMCMedia Extra, he tells us why: Excited to say I am officially committed to play RB at the University of Maryland ?? #DMVtoUMD #TheMovement pic.twitter.com/Sg2kob7HNc — Jake Funk (@jakefunk34) October 16, 2015

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December 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Funk Brothers Play Football on Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Damascus running back Jake Funk talks about how special it is to play his senior year behind his younger brother on the Swarmin’ Hornets. Take a look: 73 yards. A new Damascus record broken. Funks 43 TD for the season. 21-0. @mymcmedia@allmetsports @DHS_Hornets pic.twitter.com/vhr3JGE7r5 — Phil Fabrizio (@Photoloaf) November 28, […]

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November 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about County Executive Ike Leggett’s recent back surgery, the BELL Program, pedestrian and traffic safety, a recent Senior Forum at Leisure World, an upcoming Summit on Aging, Montgomery County Public Schools’ recent Latin dance competition and more. You can watch the […]

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November 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

The Comedy and Humor Club Entertains at Leisure World (VIDEO)

Do you need a laugh? Who doesn’t. For the past 30 years, there’s been endless laughter at meetings of the Leisure World Comedy and Humor Club, which is the featured subject of the current edition of the Parks, Rec and Roll show on County Cable Montgomery (CCM). The Comedy and Humor Club meets at Leisure […]

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October 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Man with Alzheimer’s (PHOTO)

UPDATED Police have located Yenquan Fan and reunited him with his family. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 80-year-old man who has severe Alzheimer’s disease. Police said Yenquan Fan, of the 10900 block of Connecticut Avenue in north Kensington was last seen today at approximately […]

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September 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. The Papal Parade takes place one week from today in Washington, D.C. and we talked to some Montgomery County residents who say they are excited about Pope Francis’ historic visit. 2. Faith leaders will meet with the Montgomery County Council tonight […]

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June 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Resource Fair Helps Bring Awareness to Elder Abuse (PHOTOS)

Rhoda Baruch, of Chevy Chase, shared her experience as a victim of financial exploitation during the World Elder Abuse Day Senior Safety Forum on June 10 at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Wheaton. In front of a full house made of seniors, social workers, family members, law enforcement, county and state officials, Baruch said, “I’m […]

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June 8, 2015 | Aline Barros

Senior Awareness Month in Montgomery County

Seniors, social workers, and family members are invited to participate at the fifth annual World Elder Abuse Day Senior Safety Forum on June 10 at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Wheaton. Elder abuse, neglect, exploitation, and financial exploitation are among the topics to be discussed during the event. According to a news release, elderly abuse […]

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April 27, 2015 | Krista Brick

Elderly Woman Missing from Bethesda Found Safe

UPDATED: Police say Gertrude Marion Haugan has been found safe. ORIGINAL – Detectives from the 2nd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 95-year-old woman. According to police, Gertrude Marion Haugan, of the 4700 block of South Chelsea Lane in Bethesda, was last seen on April 22. Haugan is […]

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