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February 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

After 30 Years in DC, WTOP Makes Big Move to Chevy Chase

WTOP has moved its famous “Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center” to 5254 Wisconsin Avenue in Chevy Chase. Washington’s Top News officially joined the Montgomery County family Sunday night, after it held its first live broadcast at its new location, with 30,000 square feet of office space. For 30 years, WTOP was located on Idaho Avenue in Washington D.C., […]

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January 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés Opening #ChefsForFeds Relief Kitchen in D.C.

Chef José Andrés is continuing his pursuit of helping furloughed workers and contractors struggling from the federal government shutdown. On Wednesday, Jan. 16, Andrés is opening a temporary relief kitchen on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the U.S. Navy Memorial, to feed struggling furloughed government workers and contractors. Andrés is opening the kitchen through his non-profit, World Central Kitchen. World […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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April 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

2020 Vision: Golden Temple on the Capital Beltway Will Open to the Public

The golden temple that stretches toward the sky on I-495 is an iconic monument that bears a conundrum for residents. But not for long. For the first time since it was built in 1974, the mysteries behind the golden spires near the Capital Beltway will be unveiled to the public in 2020, church leaders from […]

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April 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Radio Host Tommy McFly Honored with EPIC Award for Social Media Content

Local radio host, Tommy McFly of The Tommy Show on 94.7 Fresh FM, was awarded the EPIC Award for Social Media Content on April 26.  The EPIC Award was presented to McFly by his co-host, Kelly Collis at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Watch the presentation in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:  

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April 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Pepco’s Debbi Jarvis Accepts EPIC Award for Communications Leadership

Debbi Jarvis serves as the Vice President of Pepco Holdings, INC whre she and her team develop communication strategies in the communities served by Pepco Holdings and its three operating utilities. Jarvis was honored during the EPIC Awards with the EPIC Award for Communications Leadership on April 26 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Montgomery […]

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April 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Lorna Virgili Recognized for Multicultural Content During EPIC Awards

Since 2009, Lorna Virgili  has served as the official Spanish Language Spokesperson for Montgomery County Government. Prior to county government, Virgili was a reporter for the Telemundo and Univision Networks. Virgili received the EPIC Award for Multicultural Content Content on April 25th. The EPIC award was presented to Virgili by Telemundo 25 reporter Karla Flores. Watch the […]

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March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Metro Expecting Large Crowds for Gun Safety Rally

Students and their families are expected to take to the streets of Washington D.C. to rally behind gun safety law reform and ending gun violence during the March For Our Lives rally this Saturday. To accommodate the expected crowds, Metro will run its rush hour services,  according to a news release.  Trains will begin running […]

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October 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

D.C. Real Estate Firm Buys Gaithersburg Apartment Complex

Urban Investment Partners (UIP), a D.C. based real estate firm, has acquired the Walker House in Gaithersburg for approximately $31 million. Previously owned by Washington REIT, the 212-unit apartment building located just off Route 355 on Walkers Choice Road, is UIP’s first acquisition in Montgomery County, according to a news release. “UIP is known for […]

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September 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Flags at half-staff from sunset to sunrise. This is in honor of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, in respect and memory of the victims who died as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States on […]

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