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October 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Man Connected to Carjacking, Safely Recover Dog; 2 Suspects at Large

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) announced that they arrested and charged a man for an armed carjacking that occurred Oct. 11 in Rockville. Police identified the man as Randolph Richardson, 31, of Washington D.C. According to police, Richardson faces charges of “armed carjacking, rogue and vagabond, theft between $25,000 to $100,000, illegal use of firearm […]

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October 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Washington Adventist University Victim of Ransomware Attack

Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park was the victim of a ransomware attack late Saturday night, the school announced. Classes are being held Monday, both in-person and on Zoom. However, Wifi and internet access from the campus won’t be available until further notice. This attack restricts access to network printers, Ellucian or Datael, OurWAU (intranet), […]

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October 1, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Takoma Park Woman Places Third in CBS’ Big Brother

Azah Awasum from Takoma Park was the final houseguest to join the jury during the season finale of Big Brother on Wednesday. During the season, Awasum competed against 15 other houseguests for a prize of $750 thousand which is the largest cash prize in the history of the show, now in its 23rd season. She […]

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September 28, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Fifty Years and Counting, Crossing Guard Keeps Protecting Students

For the past 50 years, through all kinds of weather, Doris Rodgers continues to blow her whistle and escort Takoma Park students on their way to and from school. Tuesday morning, the 80-year-old mother to four and grandmother to six, kept her eyes riveted on all four corners at Philadelphia and Maple Avenues, by the […]

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August 24, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Pedestrian Killed on University Boulevard in Takoma Park

Updated at 3 p.m. Aug. 24 Police have identified the pedestrian who was struck on University Boulevard East and Merrimac Drive in Takoma Park. Roberto Cardenas Martinez, who is believed to be about 42 years old and possibly born in San Pedro, Oacaca, was killed Aug. 23. Detectives have not yet located his family and […]

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August 23, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Fallece Peatón tras ser Atropellado por un Vehículo en Takoma Park

Un peatón murió luego de ser atropellado en University Boulevard y Merrimac Drive en Takoma Park, la madrugada del lunes. El accidente ocurrió alrededor de las 2 a.m. El conductor permaneció en el lugar. Según la policía, se desconoce por qué el peatón estaba en la calle. La Unidad de Reconstrucción por Colisión de la […]

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August 2, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Funcionarios del Condado Participarán en ‘National Night Out’

Impulsados por un año de protestas contra los tiroteos policiales y estudios sobre maneras de cambiar la forma en la que los policías hacen su trabajo en el condado, el martes como parte de National Night Out, el jefe de policía Marcus Jones, el sheriff Darren Popkin y el fiscal del estado del condado de […]

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August 2, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Officials to Appear at Neighborhood Events on National Night Out

Prompted by a year of protests against police shootings and studies into ways to change policing in the county, Police Chief Marcus Jones, Sheriff Darren Popkin and Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s John McCarthy plan to promote community building and partnerships by attending cookouts and block parties Tuesday as part of National Night Out. The idea […]

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July 30, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Top Five Farmers Markets

Montgomery County residents looking for fresh food can visit local farmers markets to find the best produce around. Find everything from organic fruits and vegetables, meats, baked goods, wine, dairy products and more around Montgomery County. Some of the county’s best local spots include: Freshfarm Downtown Silver Spring Market at 1 Veterans Plaza in Silver […]

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July 28, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Mexicano Liderará al Primer Equipo de Breakdance de EE.UU. en las Olimpiadas 2024

Antonio Castillo, un inmigrante mexicano de Takoma Park, está viviendo su sueño de liderar al primer equipo de breakdance de Estados Unidos a los Juegos Olímpicos que tendrán lugar en París en 2024. MyMCMedia lo visitó y entrenó un poco con él en su Breakin ‘Dance Studio – “The Lab” – donde enseña a casi […]

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