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September 17, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

County Council Approves $1.5 million for Youth Sports Initiative

Montgomery County councilmembers unanimously approved separate special appropriations to support the Youth Sports Initiative during a session on Tuesday. Today the council passed more than $1.5 million dollars in funding to support the Youth Sports Initiative which is designed to bring sports programming to underserved youth and families in our community. @albornoz_gabe @RicePolitics @MoCoRec #youthsports […]

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August 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Actualización de la Fase 2: Reapertura de Museos, Galerías de Arte y Boleras

El lunes, el condado de Montgomery actualizó sus pautas de reapertura de la fase 2 con la aprobación unánime del Concejo del condado. Esto es lo que permiten ahora las pautas actualizadas: Los museos y las galerías de arte ahora pueden reabrir con restricciones. Las boleras pueden reabrirse con restricciones. Las instalaciones de servicio de […]

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August 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

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Updated Phase 2 Guidelines Allows Museums, Art Galleries, Bowling Alleys to Reopen

On Monday, Montgomery County updated its phase 2 reopening guidelines with the unanimous approval by the County Council. Here’s what the updated guidelines now allow for: Museums and art galleries can now reopen with restrictions. Bowling alleys can reopen with restrictions. Food service facilities are requred to post signs that advice customers about wearing face […]

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August 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery Youth Hockey Player Dies After Suffering Brain Injury

A 13-year old Montgomery Youth Hockey Association player collapsed on the ice during a hockey clinic on Aug. 18 and was pronounced dead several hours later at a hospital. Henry Lent, who skated for the Montgomery Youth Hockey Association Blue Devils as well as several other teams, collapsed on the ice and suffered a “catastrophic […]

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August 19, 2020 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks Expands Athletic Field Access For ‘Low and Medium Risk Sports’

Montgomery Parks is expanding its access to athletic fields to allow youth and adult games for low- and medium-risk sports. Only groups of 50 people or less are permitted. According to a press release, fields at local parks are currently available. Fields at regional and recreational parks will be available starting Sept. 1. Meanwhile, tournaments […]

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August 19, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

James Brown Inducted Into Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Three-time Emmy Award winner James Brown is one of nine luminaries that comprise the Class of 2020 of the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame that was announced on Tuesday. Brown, 69, is the host of The NFL Today on CBS and a special correspondent for CBS News. Brown is also an ordained minister and a […]

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August 19, 2020 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Hosts Golf Clinic for Kids

Montgomery County Police hosted a golf clinic for kids ages 9 to 11 at the South Germantown Driving Range on Tuesday. Today, MCP in partnership w/ the M.C. Police Foundation hosted a golf clinic for 10 kids ages 9 to 11 at South Germantown Driving Range. TY @BethesdaClub Assistant Pro Ana Orlov for donating her […]

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August 17, 2020 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Springbrook Grad Weinstein Named Washington Football Team Radio Voice

Bram Weinstein is the new radio play-by-play announcer for the Washington Football Team. Weinstein grew up in Montgomery County a huge fan of the football team. He graduated from Springbrook High School and then American University. He has worked at ESPN, ESPN radio and FOX5 over the last several years. In the late 1990’s, Weinstein […]

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August 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Sandy Spring Slave Museum Celebrates 100 Years of Negro League Baseball

The Sandy Spring Slave Museum is opening a Negro League Baseball exhibit for a limited time only. This year is the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues and to celebrate, fans around the country are honoring legendary Black baseball players who transformed America’s national pastime. The exhibit was created by Don Conway, a Negro League […]

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August 12, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Springbrook Grad Weinstein Named Radio Voice of Washington Football Team

The Washington Football Team (WFT) named Bram Weinstein as their new radio play-by-play announcer on Tuesday. Weinstein, 47, grew up in Montgomery County graduating from Springbrook High School and the American University. He has worked at ESPN, ESPN radio and FOX5 over the last several years. In the late 1990’s he worked at Montgomery Community […]

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