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September 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Committees Meet Monday Sept. 24

Several Montgomery County Council committees meet Monday, Sept. 24. On the agenda, carbon monoxide alarms, suicides in the county’s two jails, pedestrian safety, landlord-tenant relations, and county health disparities. Below is the committee schedule: The Public Safety committee meets at 9:30 a.m. to review Bill 23-18 which would require homeowners to install and maintain a carbon monoxide alarm, […]

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September 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Governor Hogan’s Transportation Announcement (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss College Park’s recent legislation to allow noncitizens to vote in city elections, Governor Hogan’s transportation announcement to widen I-270, Amazon’s search for a second headquarters, and more. This week’s panel of political observers includes John Hurson, Mark […]

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September 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Volunteers Are Collecting Items For Hurricane Maria Victims (VIDEO)

In response to the devastation that Hurricane Maria left in the Caribbean, residents in Montgomery County are rallying together to help those in need. A group of people have coordinated two drop off donation events in Frederick and Montgomery Counties. The first two events will be held on Sept. 23 and 24 at the Friends […]

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September 22, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Sept. 23 – 25 (VIDEOS)

This grand opening of the National Museum of African American History & Culture opens this weekend with a free three-day festival on the mall. Check out “NMAAHC: What You Need to Know About Weekend Celebration” for important tips and information. Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, September 23:  Jazz […]

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September 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Offers New Emergency Preparedness Training Classes for Residents (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is providing a new emergency preparedness training class for residents this month. The class will include information on how to respond to specific hazards such as fires, active assailants, and severe storms.  The Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, the Montgomery County Police Department and the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service collaborated […]

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September 16, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

MCM Joins Hundreds of Journalists at NMAAHC Media Preview Day (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

More than 600 journalists from around the country had the opportunity to view the architectural majesty and moving exhibits of the new National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) on Media Preview Day. Montgomery Community Media was there to capture the remarks of Smithsonian secretary David Skorton, museum founding director Lonnie Bunch and […]

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September 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Falls to Seattle Reign, 2-0, on the Road (VIDEO)

The Seattle Reign FC defeated the Washington Spirit 2-0 in Memorial Stadium in Seattle in front of 4,574 fans Sunday evening. Goals from Seattle veterans Beverly Yanez and Keelin Winters kept the Reign alive in its playoff race. The first goal of the match came in the 27th minute when Reign midfielder Jess Fishlock sent a perfectly placed […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Clinches Home Playoff Game with 2-1 Win Over Seattle Reign (VIDEO)

Forward Crystal Dunn led the Washington Spirit to a 2-1, lightning-filled win past the Seattle Reign Wednesday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex. The victory clinched the first home playoff game in franchise history. Dunn entered the match in the sixth minute for an injured Cali Farquharson and was involved in both goals, the first coming […]

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September 8, 2016 | Nick Rhule

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett Proclaims African Heritage Month (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett helped kick off African Heritage Month on September 6th with a special celebration at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The celebration included musical entertainment and African cuisine. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Leggett also mentions his plans to visit the new National Museum of African History and Culture in […]

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September 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

Local Church Takes Pilgrimage to the Papal Parade (VIDEO)

The day began early for parishioners at Saint Michael the Archangel in Silver Spring on Wednesday. The crowd filled the church at six a.m. then traveled to Washington D.C. to see Pope Francis greeting thousands of people. “Coming here and just enjoying being Catholic and getting to see the leader of our church and just […]

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