November 14, 2014 | Aline Barros

Library Officials: “We’re more than books … We are a destination place”

Creation, innovation, partnerships, and education were just some of the words used to describe the mission of Montgomery County Public Libraries during a Silver Spring Advisory Board meeting on Nov. 10. Library officials talked to members of the community about library services, programs and opportunities for residents of all ages. They also said the Ethiopian […]

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October 23, 2014 | Aline Barros

Celebrating Culture and Diversity at the World of Montgomery (VIDEO)

Thousands of residents turned out for the World of Montgomery Festival in Wheaton held at Westfield Wheaton Plaza Mall parking lot on Oct. 19 from noon to 5 p.m. The festival is known for promoting Montgomery County culturally diverse community. Michael Lin, of Potomac, has been living in the U.S. for more than 40 years. […]

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October 10, 2014 | Julie Rios Little

Latinos In Tune with Montgomery County Council

En Español ‘En Sintonía’ the official Spanish radio show of Montgomery County Council on Radio America 1540 AM reaches 6 months on air. The program airs every Friday from 2 to 2:30 p.m. and links to the video of the program are shared on Facebook and Twitter every Monday. ‘En Sintonía’ was launched through an […]

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March 6, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

County Police Need More Spanish Speaking Officers (Video)

UPDATED Montgomery County Police Department officials say they need more Spanish speaking officers in order to accommodate the rapidly growing Hispanic community. In a MyMCMedia exclusive, two police officers talk about their experiences on the job and what led them to paying their own way to Peru in order to immerse themselves in the Spanish […]

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May 22, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Council Launches Facebook Page in Spanish

The Montgomery County Council has launched a Facebook page in Spanish. For information and stories relevant to the Hispanic community in Montgomery County, visit Consejo del Condado de Montgomery y Haz clic a ‘me gusta’

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February 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Photo Douglas Gansler and Lorna Virgili

Foreclosure Help (Video)

Montgomery Al Dia host Lorna Virgili and Douglas Gansler, Maryland Attorney General, recently discussed legal assistance to Maryland homeowners who are in foreclosure proceedings. Visit Maryland Attorney General’s website to find organizations offering legal assistance. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 8, 2012 | Staff Writer

Spanish Speaking Election Judges Needed

Spanish Speaking Election Judges Needed (Video)

Election judges fluent in Spanish are needed for the upcoming general election. Contact Montgomery County Board of Elections at 240-777-8532, or visit Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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