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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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January 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés Feeds Furloughed Federal Workers at Jaleo in Bethesda

Chef José Andrés has pledged to feed furloughed federal workers at his six D.C. area restaurants, including Jaleo in Bethesda, until the government shutdown ends. On Dec. 21, a day before the government officially shutdown, President Donald Trump tweeted that if the democrats didn’t agree to allocate money towards a $5.6 billion dollar border wall, […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

What’s Open and Closed on the National Day of Mourning?

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, Dec. 5 as a National Day of Mourning in the United States. Therefore, the federal government will close to honor the 41st president George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at age 94. Coinciding with this declaration, Governor Larry Hogan also announced that Maryland State Government will close to honor President […]

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May 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Child Prodigy Jose Andre Montano to Kids: ‘You Can Do All The Things You Want to In Life’ (VIDEO)

Bob Murad, assistant director of the youth orchestra at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club described Jose Montano as, “a very special kid,” during the youth orchestra practice on Monday night. Dozens of kids are giving up roughly three hours after school every Monday to learn about Blues and Jazz under the direction of local […]

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February 2, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

A Walk With Linda

I have known Linda for nearly 20 years. Back in the day we were members of a local Gaithersburg training group preparing for Marine Corps Marathons. The larger group dispersed except for a small select number of runners and cyclist friends who have been getting together religiously for decades on Saturday mornings to train, to […]

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January 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

58th Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump (LIVE STREAM)

President-Elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-Elect Michael R. Pence will be sworn in to office on the west front of the United States Capitol. Watch the inauguration live, below.

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October 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Week in Music: Fall Music Festivals (VIDEOS & PHOTO)

Fall is my absolute favorite season. The cooler weather means the leaves changing color, layered clothing and of course awesome music festivals! And this coming Saturday is jam packed with shows in and around Montgomery County. The Sandy Spring Museum is hosting its Route 108 Fall Music Festival this Saturday. The festival will feature bluegrass […]

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March 23, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Pepco-Exelon Merger Gets Green Light from D.C. Public Service Commission

The Washington D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) voted in favor of the PEPCO-Exelon merger on Wednesday. After several tumultuous months, both companies can now begin the next steps of a multi-billion dollar merger.  In a two to one vote, the PSC ruled that the merger would benefit District customers and “is in the public interest.” The […]

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March 22, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Metro Riders React to Increased Security After Brussels Attacks (VIDEO)

The Washington D.C. metro area is on alert after terror attacks in Brussels on Tuesday. Metro Police increased security around Metro stations and are asking riders to report suspicious activity. In this MyMCMedia report, Willie James Inman talks with Metro riders at the Shady Grove Station about their concerns after the Brussels attacks. Immediately report […]

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