August 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Raskin Introduces New State Song: Maryland, My Maryland (The Free State Song)

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), who represents District 8, co-wrote a new state song for Maryland. Raskin wrote the song, called “Maryland, My Maryland (The Free State Song),” with Steve Jones of the D.C. Labor Chorus. According to The Washington Post, London Mevaa, a student at Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, sings the song in the video. […]

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May 12, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Journey Keyboardist Tells Mater Dei School Music Students: ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’

Mater Dei School music teacher, Sean Gaiser, held a virtual singalong with his students to the song “Don’t Stop Believin” by Journey. Journey keyboardist, Jonathan Cain, recorded a video for the students at the Bethesda school explaining how the song was created. Cain said that his father encouraged him to work on his music career […]

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October 2, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Harvest Moon Festival Celebrated Downtown Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

Hundreds gathered in Downtown Silver Spring Sunday for the fifth annual Harvest Moon Festival. The Harvest Moon is the full moon nearest to the start of fall or the autumnal equinox, according to the The Old Farmer’s Almanac. During this season, the moon will rise after sunset which causes bright moonlight early in the evening. Traditionally, […]

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May 29, 2015 | Krista Brick

Make-A-Wish Helps Rockville Teen Release Original Pop Song (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Wayne Jones is a self-taught guitar player and songwriter and a Rockville High School student. He also is a 17-year-old diagnosed with kidney disease and end stage renal failure. But, with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a local recording studio and radio station, he is also a recording artist. “I like that after you write […]

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March 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Maggie Rose Concert Ends with Proposal at Bethesda Blues and Jazz (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

UPDATED Talk about a love song! The Maggie Rose concert ended with a proposal Saturday night at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club. Maggie Rose was about to perform “River Road” with her bass player last night in front of a sold out crowd, when her boyfriend Austin Marshall unexpectedly entered the stage, rose in […]

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October 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Child Struck By Car In Potomac Driveway

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police-Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a collision involving a child who was struck by a vehicle in her driveway. According to police, on Oct. 20 at approximately 9:15 p.m., Wenhua Song, age 41, of the 9900 block of Potomac Manors Drive in Potomac, left her residence to go to […]

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July 23, 2012 | Sonya Burke

A Hot Topic

In Montgomery County, Pepco continues to dominate the headlines. At a groundbreaking for a new Montgomery County development last week, Governor Martin O’Malley and Council President Roger Berliner fielded more questions about Pepco and the power outages that followed the June 29 storm. Pepco has to “do more,” the governor said. Residents are also still […]

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June 12, 2012 | Staff Writer

Erin Willett Performs in Gaithersburg (Video)

Erin Willett performs an original song, “Daily City Hustle” at the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Take a look at her hometown performance, and yes, that’s a train in the background.

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