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September 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando Talks School Security and Safety Measures

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando spoke to MyMCMedia about new school safety and security measures in place on Tuesday at Shady Grove Middle School. Jawando noted that this is the first year that all of Montgomery County Public Schools’ buses are equipped with cameras to improve pedestrian safety in the county. Also, Jawando said Montgomery […]

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September 3, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Arranca el Año Escolar con Más Alumnos Hispanos en Montgomery

Este nuevo ciclo escolar 2019-2020 comenzó este martes con nuevos maestros, directivos y alumnos. Se estima que hay más de 11,000 nuevos alumnos entre los grados 1ro a 12vo, y más de 1,000 alumnos sólo para Kindergarten, la mayoría del nuevo alumnado son estudiantes hispanos o de padres inmigrantes.  El condado  de Montgomery tiene uno […]

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Potomac is Next Up on Jawando’s Library Listening Tour

Councilmember Will Jawando to Visit Potomac Library Thursday, August 29 Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando continues his library listening tour August 29 at 7 p.m. at the Potomac Library located at 10101 Glenolden Drive. Jawando serves as the library lead on the County Council’s Education and Culture committee. He is visiting all 21 library branches […]

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August 9, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Salvadoreños celebraron su día en Rockville

La 10o versión del Festival Salvadoreño-Americano se celebró en el campus de Rockville de Montgomery College. Cientos de salvadoreños, familiares y amigos se dieron cita el domingo 4 de agosto para celebrar el día del salvadoreño-americano, un día que quedo constituido después de que el ex Gobernador de Maryland Martín O’Malley lo otorgará por todas […]

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August 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Políticos Locales Reaccionan a los Tiroteos Masivos del Fin de Semana

Los líderes del Congreso del Condado de Montgomery recurrieron a Twitter para expresar sus reacciones a los tiroteos masivos en Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas y Dayton, Ohio. “No podemos permitir llegar al punto en que el horror no horrorice. Debemos enfrentarnos al odio y a los terroristas domésticos. Los que se niegan a tomar […]

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August 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Local Politicians React to the Weekend’s Mass Shootings

Montgomery County’s congressional leaders turned to Twitter to express their reactions to the mass shootings in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. “We cannot allow ourselves to reach the point where horror does not horrify. We must stand up to hate and domestic terrorists. Those who refuse to take action to stop the […]

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August 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando Weighs in on Democratic Debate

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando appeared on CNN on Thursday weighing in on how Democratic candidates performed in Wednesday night’s primary debate. Jawando defended former Vice President Joe Biden for aligning his policies with that of former President Barack Obama (Jawando, himself, worked an Obama White House official). Here’s what he had to say to […]

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July 23, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Jawando Listens to Residents’ Concerns During Library Tour

Councilmember Will Jawando held a meeting in his Library Listening Tour at the Long Branch Library in Silver Spring Monday night, speaking with residents about issues in their library and the county as a whole. Issues brought up by residents included the lack of resources in libraries, particularly after-school programs. While Jawando and the council […]

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July 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County Councilmembers Engage with Local Small Businesses

Some Montgomery County Councilmembers were guests on the Small Business Network, a taped networking session for local small business hosted at Montgomery Community Media’s studios in Rockville. Here’s what Councilmember Gabe Albornoz, and Andrew Friedson had to say about engaging with the small businesses throughout the community: Councilmember Albornoz went on to discuss the importance […]

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July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Leaders Recognize Outstanding Public Safety Officers

On Friday, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce honored public safety officials at its annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center in Gaithersburg. View this post on Instagram @gburggermantownchamber and county officials honored many public safety officers on Friday for their service and dedication to keeping the Montgomery County community safe. Stay […]

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