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April 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Tourism Video Touts Things to Do in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Tourism Bureau has posted a new marketing video spotlighting all there is to do and see in Montgomery County. The video introduces Montgomery County as “Maryland’s gateway to the nation’s capital.” Watch, below: There’s so much to do North of D.C. – See why you should #Explore Montgomery County, Maryland https://t.co/HNzTiBo3f0 — […]

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July 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan to Visit Gaithersburg, Potomac and Chevy Chase Today

UPDATED Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is visiting Montgomery County today, and his visit begins in the city of Gaithersburg. That’s where Hogan will tour Novavax, Inc. Just last month, the biotech company announced plans to expand its operations in Montgomery County. It’s also been recognized as a top work place by The Washington Post. Governor […]

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September 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

Local Church Takes Pilgrimage to the Papal Parade (VIDEO)

The day began early for parishioners at Saint Michael the Archangel in Silver Spring on Wednesday. The crowd filled the church at six a.m. then traveled to Washington D.C. to see Pope Francis greeting thousands of people. “Coming here and just enjoying being Catholic and getting to see the leader of our church and just […]

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September 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Pope Francis is Popular With Non-Catholics (VIDEO)

Pope Francis is expected to be in the D.C. region this week where he will engage with Catholics, non-Catholics, and talk to members of Congress. In this MyMCMedia Extra, this county resident said Pope Francis is a “very likeable person and understands what’s in people’s minds.”  Take a look:

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September 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Number Of Catholic Latinos Increasing at this Silver Spring Church (VIDEO)

Parishioners from Saint Michael the Archangel Church in Silver Spring are getting ready for Pope Francis historic visit to the U.S. The church will host a special mass at 6 a.m. on Sept. 23. People will then follow to Washington D.C. to see pontiff greeting thousands of people. And just like the pope, 40 to 45 […]

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September 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Silver Spring Resident Wins Archdiocese of Washington Video Competition (VIDEO)

A Silver Spring resident is getting four tickets for the papal mass on Sept. 23 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Monica Carranza submitted a video entitled, “Tira La Red Mission: El Salvador 2015” for the Archdiocese of Washington’s YouServe video competition where she shared the story of a mission trip […]

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September 15, 2015 | Aline Barros

Takoma Park Priest Featured in “Interrogation Style” Video in Preparation For Pope’s Visit (VIDEO)

He is known as Father Mario Majano- the parochial vicar at Our Lady of Sorrows parish in Takoma Park, and was featured in the first Archdiocese of Washington educational video in preparation for the visit of Pope Francis. Majano asked young Catholics about the “rock star” attention Pope Francis is receiving leading up to his visit. According […]

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September 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Germantown Resident Shares His Thoughts on Pope Francis (VIDEO)

Gabriel Cárdenas, a Germantown resident and student at the Lancaster Bible College in Greenbelt, was one of the awardees at the Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala on Sept. 10 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Cárdenas said he hopes to follow his parents’ footsteps and become a pastor. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Cárdenas also shares his thoughts on […]

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September 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Walk With Francis, Excitement Builds for Pope’s Historic Visit

In less than two weeks, Pope Francis will arrive in Washington, D.C. and local Catholics are counting down to his historic visit. On social media, they are using the hashtag “Walk With Francis” and committing to follow his example of prayer and service. Olympic swimmer and Bethesda resident Katie Ledecky took the pledge. “I’m so […]

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September 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Police to Assist During Pope’s Visit

The Montgomery County Police Department plans to send 50 officers from the Specialized Event Response Team (SERT) to assist the Metropolitan Police Department and the Secret Service during the Pope’s visit on Sept. 23, according to a county police spokesperson. Corporal Rebecca Innocenti said the SERT officers will be assisting with a parade route during […]

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