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March 19, 2019

Local Muslim Community Reacts to New Zealand Terrorist Attacks

The recent terror attacks at two mosques in Christchurch claimed the lives of 50 innocent pecople. The horrific massacres have had reverberations around the world including right here in Montgomery County. My MC Media’s Jordan Lindsay went to the Islamic Community Center of Potomac for reaction and insight. Please watch the video for more…  

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March 19, 2019

Forum Offers Resources for Older Adults in Diverse Racial,Ethnic & LGBTQ Communities

Montgomery County is known for celebrating its diversity, including the senior citizen population. The Montgomery County Commission on Aging held a Public Forum on Tuesday to bring awareness to the challenges faced by older adults who identify with various communities throughout the county. Community, and government organizations that serve the diverse communities participated in panel […]

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March 19, 2019

First Responders Honored for Response to Armed Clarksburg Student, Silver Spring Fire

Montgomery County first responders were honored for acts of bravery at the 45th Annual Public Safety Award Luncheon. MCM’s Deirdre Byrne spoke with Montgomery County Police Officer Troy Melott and Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service’s Captain Chase Fabrizio about being honored: Melott was honored for peacefully responding to an armed Clarksburg High School student; […]

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March 19, 2019

Syrian-American Asylees Produce Child Refugee Documentary

About 11 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of a civil war in 2011 – including a family that settled in Silver Spring. To bring awareness to the eight-year anniversary of the conflict’s beginning, the brother-sister duo of Mouhanad Al-Rifay and Oula Alrifai are screening their documentary about child refugees from their […]

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March 19, 2019

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights FOX5 Weather Forecaster Sue Palka

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. For 33 years, longtime Montgomery County resident Sue Palka has been the chief weather forecaster at FOX5 in Washington DC. […]

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March 19, 2019

Montgomery Talks: Eating Local in MoCo

It’s easier than you think. Chef/Instructor Susan Callahan fills us in on the surprising places to find locally produced and sustainable edibles – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please help us grow. Subscribe and […]

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March 18, 2019

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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March 18, 2019

21 This Week: Systemic Racism in County Government & Hogan’s Political Aspirations

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss Marc Elrich’s first 100 days in office, systemic racism in county government, 60 percent of Maryland high school graduates can’t read at the 10th-grade level, Hogan’s political future, and the decay in Baltimore. This week’s panel of […]

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March 16, 2019

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.

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March 15, 2019

Reptile Rescues: Two Lizards Saved in Fire, Car Wreck

We’ve heard the old trope about firefighters rescuing cats from trees, but did anyone know that they also rescued lizards? Cousins? I’m not sure, but today @mcfrs assisted an injured Bearded Dragon lizard (pictured at Vet on left) involved in a collision (Seneca Rd & Esworthy Dr) while this afternoon another Bearded Dragon lizard (pictured […]

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