Martin Luther King

May 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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County Pools Open Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer swim season. In Montgomery County, seven outdoor pools will open at noon on Saturday, May 23rd. The outdoor pools include: –Bethesda Pool, 301.652.1598, Little Falls Parkway and Hillandale Road; –Germantown Outdoor Pool, 301.601.1690, 18905 Kingsview Road; –Long Branch Pool, 301.431.5700, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver […]

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March 2, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 2, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Two people were injured on Saturday when a car hit them as they waited for a bus in Kensington. 2. You can catch the latest episode of 21 This Week on Montgomery Channel 21. Watch a preview here. 3. MCM’s Aline Barros gave […]

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February 28, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Check out some of the photos from the Silver Spring YMCA’s Brazilian Carnival here. 2.Montgomery County may soon have its first parkland solar arrays. Find out where. 3.The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights is again co-sponsoring a civil rights historic bus […]

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January 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Holiday Schedule for MLK, Jr. Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday on Monday, January 19: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed County liquor stores – closed Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open; all other classes and programs canceled; Administrative office, senior centers and community centers closed Montgomery Parks […]

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February 4, 2014 | Sonya Burke

LiveU from Strathmore (Photos)

Montgomery Community Media’s (MCM) production services department is celebrating the success of its LiveU backpack broadcast of the Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute and musical celebration at Strathmore on Jan. 20. Production Manager and Executive Producer Tony Zucconi said this is the first time the annual event has been broadcast live on Montgomery Channel 21. […]

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January 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

‘I Can Dare to Dream and Be Different’ (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Kyle Dalrymple of Rosemont Elementary shares his award-winning literary composition at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute on Jan. 20 at Strathmore. Related posts:      

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August 30, 2013 | Nancy Frieder

College Application Essay: A Dream or Nightmare?

Recently there has been a lot of mention in the news about reaching the 50-year milestone anniversary of Martin Luther King’s historic march on our nation’s capital. Now this may seem a little strange, but it has gotten me thinking about college application essays. Perhaps you’re thinking that I’m taking this too far, Or that […]

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January 25, 2013 | Staff Writer

Van Hollen: “Inaction No Longer An Option” (Video)

Congressman Chris Van Hollen is expected to attend the rally in Washington, D.C. today (Jan. 26) to prevent gun violence. Earlier this week, he addressed the issue of gun violence before a Montgomery County audience gathered at the Strathmore for the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. As he spoke about the progress made over the […]

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January 24, 2013 | Staff Writer

MLK Tribute at Strathmore (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior with a birthday celebration and tribute at the Strathmore Music Center on Jan. 20. The theme: “His Dream…I Act…We Change.” MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Take a look at some of the photos from this year’s event. MCM crews videotaped the entire event and will be airing it […]

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January 19, 2013 | Staff Writer

Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute and Events

Montgomery County celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday with a musical celebration and a day of service volunteer activities. Saturday, January 19 and Sunday, January 20, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Food collection drive for Manna Food Center at 27 Giant food stores in Montgomery County. Sunday, January 20, 3 – 5 p.m. Tribute […]

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