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December 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Car Spray Painted With Swastika in Takoma Park

The back of a car parked on Montgomery Avenue in Takoma Park had a swastika spray painted on it, according to Takoma Park Police. On Dec. 18, police responded to a report of vandalism to a car. Police are calling the incident a hate crime. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked […]

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December 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Videos Show Woman in Takoma Park Defacing Artwork Featuring Black Woman

Last Thursday, two videos spread on Twitter that appear to show a woman defacing artwork featuring a Black woman off of a table at Takoma Urban Park. The level of entitlement is just beyond me????? I’m fucking heated pic.twitter.com/qlVvxRwgYs — STONA LISA (@TRAPBOB) December 10, 2020 According to Montgomery County’s park police, “A public art […]

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November 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Inmigrante Mexicano Liderará al Primer Equipo de Breakdance de EE.UU.

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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November 9, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

$2 Million Winning Maryland Lottery Ticket Sold in Takoma Park

A liquor store in Takoma Park, Md. sold a scratch-off ticket with a prize of $2 million, according to a press release by Maryland Lottery. A lucky Maryland Lottery player became a multimillionaire winning the top prize on a Rose Gold Black scratch-off. The Hyattsville resident claimed the second of five top prizes in the […]

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November 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Takoma Park Residents Can Cast City Ballot in Person Election Day

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart spoke to MyMCMedia Monday about the city’s election on Nov. 3. (Stewart is seeking reelection in the local election, running against Roger Schlegel.) Stewart says it’s the first time in Takoma Park history that the city’s election has fallen on the same day as the national election. She added that […]

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November 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Lawmakers Call on Hogan to Provide $2 Million for Businesses Along Purple Line

Several Maryland and Montgomery County lawmakers gathered outside of Evita’s Bridal Shop in Takoma Park Monday, calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to provide funding for businesses along the Purple Line. Many of those businesses are immigrant-owned, and they face a unique financial challenge because of Purple Line construction and restrictions placed on businesses because of […]

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October 27, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Collects Over 300 Pounds of Medications on Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

On Oct. 24, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Takoma Park police collected 301.4 pounds of medications, according to Chief Antonio DeVaul. The goal is to enable residents to prevent drug abuse and theft by providing them with a place to dispose of their expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs. Although the day’s event has passed, […]

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October 19, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Jogger Assaulted In Takoma Park

Takoma Park Police are investigating an incident that occurred on Oct. 18 in which a female jogger was assaulted sexually. According to police, at 8:50 p.m., a female was jogging on Maple Avenue when she was assaulted by a male who grabbed her buttocks and then fled on foot. The man was described as white, […]

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October 12, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Fallece Niño de dos Años que Cayó de una Ventana del Tercer piso en Takoma Park

Un niño de dos años que se cayó de la ventana de un edificio de apartamentos del tercer piso el domingo murió, según la policía de Takoma Park. El incidente ocurrió el 11 de octubre en la cuadra 700 de Ethan Allen Avenue, cerca de New Hampshire Avenue. La policía de Takoma Park y los […]

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October 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Two-Year-Old Child Who Fell From Third Floor Window in Takoma Park Dies

A two year old boy who fell from a third floor apartment building window Sunday has died, according to Takoma Park Police. An investigation is continuing concerning the 1:30 p.m. Oct. 11 incident at the 700 block of Ethan Allen Avenue near New Hampshire Avenue. Takoma Park Police and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue went […]

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