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Published: Thursday, February 24, 2011
Source: Rockville Central After roughly five decades of
discussing options and drawing routes… purchasing parcels of land and
dealing with politics… rising costs and controversy… the Intercounty
Connector (ICC) finally opened yesterday. As...
Most schools in Rockville are over capacity
Published: Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Source: Gazette.net As county school system officials struggle with a school overcrowding
issue they did not anticipate, Rockville officials struggle with
identifying their role in a possible solution.
On Monday night, the City Council...
Published: Monday, July 19, 2010
Source: The Georgetown Dish Photo By: RJSmith
Congresswomen Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC),
Congressman Jim Moran (Va)and Congresswoman Donna Edwards (Md) at the
ADA reception at the Mott House on Capitol Hill.
D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes...
Published: Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Source: Maryland Politics Watch The City of Gaithersburg has schooled the country on how to put on a
book festival. Its first
annual festival held on Saturday was a smashing success. The focus of the event was its showcasing of 56
Published: Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Source: Literacy Council of Montgomery County Newsletter Assemble 113 scrabble players, add music, food and fabulous raffle
prizes, and the result is a great fundraiser for the LCMC.
21st event raised over $13,000 for the LCMC. We are indebted
Published: Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Source: Rockville Central At last night’s special meeting
of the Mayor and Council, Our Fair City’s governing body passed a
rather strongly worded resolution about the “Gaithersburg West” plan
that will be passed on to the Montgomery County...
Published: Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Source: www.gaithersburgmd.gov At a special meeting on Monday, March 8, 2010, the Gaithersburg
Mayor and City Council adopted a resolution strongly requesting that
the Montgomery County Council address a number of specific concerns
before approving the...
Published: Monday, January 25, 2010
Source: Rockville Central Here’s another one from back when we had snow on the ground. It is from Cheryl Kagan. Of it, she says, “Love our sculpture ‘Marilyn’ caught up in the snow.” I think it’s pretty cool, too!...
Published: Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Source: Maryland Politics Watch Let's take a moment to thank MPW contributor Steve Simon for his great post on Old MoCo. The star-studded cast of commenters who shared their memories of a county long gone include House Majority Leader Kumar Barve (D-17),...
Published: Monday, November 23, 2009
Source: Roll Call In the color-coded spectrum of modern-day politics, Americans for Democratic Action is, naturally, a deep blue.
But it’s hard to think of the venerable liberal organization without seeing sepia tones.
After all, ADA’s...
Published: Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Source: ADA Updates Washington, DC – Americans for Democratic Action announced today plans to participate in the National Women’s Law Center campaign “Being a woman is not a pre-existing condition.”
On November 4th in Washington DC, ADA...
Published: Friday, October 30, 2009
Source: Washington Post If some new mega-store were coming into the community and its impact had long been the subject of controversy, the store might offer some attractive, get-acquainted prices. Draw the doubters in. Get them to see how...
Council candidates answer specific questions about their campaigns
Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Source: Gazette.net The two mayoral candidates in the Rockville election were forced to defend their voting decisions on this year's city budget during a debate sponsored by the Twinbrook Civic Association Tuesday night at the Twinbrook...
Published: Monday, August 24, 2009 This video was created in the hopes of enticing other music venues to join us in unionizing in order to support the performers they hire. Our house concert series, created in 2003, is the first “FairFolk” series in the...
Published: Friday, August 7, 2009
Source: Rockville Central Every August for the past 26 years, Americans across the country have celebrated National Night Out. The initial purpose of these events was to combat crime and drugs by encouraging neighbors to turn on their porch lights...
Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Source: Maryland Politics Watch The following pictures were taken by District 17 Senate candidate Cheryl Kagan when she was recently on board a traffic plane. They are some of the most remarkable images of Montgomery County that you will ever see. ...
Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Source: Rockville Central For the second time this year, Rockville’s VisArts was the host venue for a national Scrabble tournament (North American SCRABBLE® Players Association) this past weekend. Like so many other activities taking place in the...
Published: Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Source: Gazette.net Developers for the Beall's Grant II apartments could be moving forward with a modified building plan despite the concerns of the West End Citizens Association.
A memorandum of understanding that was forged after nearly six...
Published: Monday, June 29, 2009
Source: WJLA - 7 On Your Side Can buying wind power really help you save cash? That's the pitch one local utility company is making.
Unlike the rest of the houses on Wintergreen Terrace in Rockville, Cheryl Kagan's home is powered purely by wind and...
Alcohol enforcement officers get serious about drunken driving
Published: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Source: Gazette.net Four days before our Citizens Police Academy class on drunken driving Tuesday night, one of our classmates, Kensington resident Dan Bushman, experienced a drunken driver firsthand on his ride-along with a county police...
Published: Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Source: Rockville Central Many people may not be aware that Our Fair City -- Rockville, Maryland -- and the surrounding county have a thriving folk music scene. Montgomery County is not known for having tons of musical venues but the folk scene does...
Published: Monday, March 23, 2009
Source: Rockville Central Did you know that QI and ZA are real words? Scrabble nuts like me do, and we had lots of opportunities to play these and many other odd-sounding words this weekend. At my urging, the DC-area club of the National Scrabble...
Published: Monday, March 12, 2007
Source: Washington Examiner WASHINGTON — In the nonprofit sector, size does matter. There are an estimated 60,000 small foundationsin the United States, most with a handful of employees and all-volunteer boards. Yet they account for half of the money...
Published: Monday, October 23, 2006
Source: Washington Examiner MONTGOMERY COUNTY — When it comes to Maryland elections, a lot has gone missing lately — poll workers, voter cards, voting machines, data disks.
But this week, a former delegate found three Maryland State Board of...
Ex-Md. Delegate Received Disks Anonymously
Published: Friday, October 20, 2006
Source: Baltimore Sun and Washington Post Summary of next three articles:
The FBI is investigating the possible theft of software developed by the nation's leading maker of electronic voting equipment, said a former Maryland legislator who this week received three...
Foundation Director and Former Lawmaker Second Time Award Winner
Published: Sunday, May 1, 2005
Source: Daily Record Award (Baltimore, May 2005) Carl M. Freeman Foundation Director and Former State Delegate Cheryl Kagan was awarded the distinction as one of Maryland's Top 100 Women. This was the 10th year that such awards are distributed, and it...
Ex-state delegate an AJCommittee fellow
Published: Thursday, April 14, 2005
Source: Washington Jewish Week Cheryl Kagan has been to more than two dozen countries over the years, but she says that none was quite like Egypt.
It was quite a contrast coming after a week in Israel, said the Rockville resident, where "everything is...
Published: Monday, June 16, 2003
Source: Frederick News-Post POTOMAC -- Former state delegate Cheryl Kagan left public office with the idea there was a better way for her to make a difference in Montgomery County. Although seen as a rising political star with more than two decades of...
Former Maryland State Legislator to Manage Family Foundation
Published: Tuesday, February 25, 2003
Source: Press Release February 25, 2003 (Potomac, MD) -- Cheryl Kagan has been named as the first Executive Director of The Carl M. Freeman Foundation, a family Foundation based in Potomac, MD. The Foundation will continue to be led by Chairman,...