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27-year-old Marnobia Alegria Juarez was the $40,000 winner of the June 1st drawing as part of the VaxCash Promotion. The VaxCash Promotion was announced on May 20th by Gov. Hogan as a collaboration between the Maryland Lottery and the Maryland Department of Health to incentivize residents to…

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When facing big challenges, we need to think just as big. As our region experiences the damaging effects of global warming, we should be pushing for more renewable energy initiatives, turning away from fossil fuels and toward truly renewable energy sources.

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Rough  Trade Records Brooklyn store and Concert Venue where  shows were coproduced with The Bowery Presents has closed  and they are  now located  in Rockefeller Center. You can also make purchases online.Support independent  stores.

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“BACK TO THE FUTURE NASA’S NEW NUCLEAR VISION” was the headline emblazoned on the cover this past month of the leading U.S. aerospace trade publication, Aviation Week & Space Technology.

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As our nation commemorated Memorial Day, the families of fallen veterans in Puerto Rico continued living as second-class American citizens, despite the sacrifices of Puerto Rican service members. Puerto Ricans can fight and die under the stars and stripes, but currently cannot vote for the P…

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Peter Pan Bus founded by The Picknelly  family in 1933  and  still operated by them has a tradition  of providing  safe and  clean   buses. Service is available   from Silver Spring and New Carrolton. If trying  to get to Bwi airport from Shady Grove Georgia  Avenue and Burtonsville you can …

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When trying to get to cape and islands  or in need of safe  ride   choose Yes We Van founded by Noel Ciminello  of New Bedford  son of  one of the area s greatest doctors who trained  at NIH. They also provide  commuter  transportation   for workers  and received an award for it from  The Co…

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On April 23, junior Hana O’Looney was elected as Montgomery County Public School’s 44th Student Member of the Board (SMOB). This year’s race for SMOB was undoubtedly unlike any other, but Hana managed to gain the support of students with an entirely virtual campaign. “Instead of walking your…

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Thursday, May 13th -- Westfield Montgomery was proud to host a press conference this morning in partnership with State Senator Susan C. Lee recognizing exceptional AAPI organizations in the Bethesda community as part of the company's national #WestfieldCares initiative. Senator Lee was joine…

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Recently, the House passed HR 1195: The Workplace Violence Prevention for Healthcare Workers and Social Services Workers Act.  This bill, as the name suggests, seeks to provide legal protections against workplace violence for healthcare workers. This bill received little fanfare; aside from …

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This year’s General Assembly met to address the usual state business but will be remembered for the actions taken to meet the COVID pandemic. The Legislature found a way to come together to return to a full length session. Last year we adjourned after 71 days, nearly three weeks short of a f…

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On May 6th, therapy dogs met with nurses at MedStar Montgomery's Healing Garden as a way to honor the frontline workers and the incredible work they do.

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On May 4, 2021 County Executive Elrich tweeted a photo from the AAPI Heritage Month Kick Off Event. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic the County has been subject to various Orders issued at both the State and County levels. The photo is a direct disregard to such orders, orders th…

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As we near the end of the 2020-2021 year, the first ever majority-online school year in history, we’ve come to many conclusions. How we must adjust to an online environment, how we miss being in school, and most importantly, how much online school can suck. As a junior at Quince Orchard who …

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The service dogs and nurses will meet in MedStar Montgomery's Healing Garden on Thursday, May 6th at 3pm. This last year has been beyond trying for frontline workers and now it's time to focus on their well-being to honor the incredible work they do.

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MCPS and Montgomery County DHHS’s approach to school reopening has been disjointed, devoid of analysis, and divorced from science. DHHS’s own emails reflect it.

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We are fortunate to live in Montgomery County where we share a set of key values. We strongly believe in education and providing opportunities for our children. We celebrate our diversity and our strong immigrant communities. We support our most vulnerable residents and help them become more…

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On April 20, Apple hosted the “Spring Loaded” event—the company’s first substantial launch of 2021. Just like it’s colorful name, the event revealed new striking and daring products all from a redesigned iMac to a bright purple iPhone 12. Chief executive officer, Tim Cook, began by discussin…

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Gaithersburg, Md. – April 26, 2021 – Beginning on Saturday, May 1, children, teens and families can jump on board the 2021 Gaithersburg Book Festival ride to enjoy literary stops at multiple “Inspiration Stations” throughout the City and on the Festival’s YouTube channel throughout the month.

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GLEN ECHO: Join Adventure Theatre this Sunday, May 2, at 2PM ET to celebrate API Month with a Storytime reading of Start with a Spark, with author Patrick Lord and illustrator Nitya Ramylogan. Follow the journey of a very special little Spark as they discover that inspiration can be found al…

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“Let’s be clear: Deploying weapons in space crosses a threshold that cannot be walked back,” stated retired U.S. Army Colonel John Fairlamb in a piece in the The Hill, the Washington, D.C. news website.

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After the emotional three-week trial followed by a ten-hour deliberation, the jury in the case of Derek Chauvin finally reached a verdict: guilty on all three counts. The former police officer, who was seen by the world kneeling on the neck of George Floyd and ultimately murdering him, is se…