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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Alumnus Killed Days Before Starting College at Bowie State

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating the homicide of a young man found dead in his home in Burtonsville on Saturday. Damion Callery Jr., 18, of Burtonsville, was shot and killed, police say. Callery recently graduated from Paint Branch High School and was getting ready to start college at Bowie State University […]

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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sidwell Friends Fifth-Grader Dies in Sri Lanka Bombings

A fifth-grade student who attended Sidwell Friends School was killed in the Sri Lanka bombings on Sunday, according to school officials. WJLA was first to publish the letter Mamadou Guèye, principal of Sidwell Friends’ upper school, emailed home to middle school parents. In the email, Guèye confirmed Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa died in the Easter […]

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March 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Officials, Faith Leaders Attend Interfaith Event at Gaithersburg Mosque

Montgomery County Councilmembers, County Executive Marc Elrich, and faith leaders showed support for the Muslim community Sunday by attending an interfaith event at the Islamic Center of Maryland in Gaithersburg. According to Councilmember Evan Glass, over “two dozen religious institutions” came to this interfaith event to show support for the Muslim community, days after the attack […]

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April 30, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

WUSA 9 Anchor Andrea Roane Announces Retirement During EPIC Awards

After 37 years, WUSA 9 Anchor Andrea Roane announced her retirement during Montgomery Community Media’s Second Annual Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content Awards on April 25. The event, held at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, honored local journalists and content creators for their contributions to local media. Roane received the EPIC Award for Community […]

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April 30, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Local Media Talent Honored During EPIC Awards

Some of the most talented television anchors and radio hosts in the Washington D.C.region were honored for their contributions at Montgomery Community Media’s Second Annual EPIC Awards ceremony at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. “This is an awesome, awesome, night,” Jeffrey Slavin, chair of the board for Montgomery Community Media, said. “I’m so glad that […]

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April 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Andrea Roane Receives EPIC Award for Community Inspired Content

Award-winning anchor Andrea Roane was honored with the EPIC Award for Community Inspired Content during Montgomery Community Media’s Second Annual EPIC Awards ceremony. Roane, who anchors W*USA 9 news at noon and serves as the station’s health reporter, was presented with the award by NBC 4’s Pat Lawson Muse at The Fillmore in Silver Spring […]

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