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Magruder boys basketball (10-4) survives a late run by Gaithersburg (10-4) to win 60-58 on January 28, 2014. Magruder was led by forward Ronald Hammond who scored a game-high 18 points and forward Joe Hugley who tallied 14 points and 11 rebounds. Gaithersburg was lead by forward Anthony Tarke and guard Geron Brathwaite.

Magruder Survives Late Scare Against Gaithersburg


Magruder Survives Late Scare Against Gaithersburg
Author Beau Phillips At Arlington Library
Montgomery Sentinel Dubious Awards - 2014
Hogan Speaks at Committee for Montgomery Legislative Breakfast

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Van Hollen discusses "Woodshed" event and presidential politics along with DHS funds

05-03-2015 Hits:83 Local Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Van Hollen discusses "Woodshed" event and presidential politics along with DHS funds

With Congressional fights about visiting dignitaries from Israel, the implosion of parts of the federal budget because of Homeland Security being inexplicably and inexorably linked, continued problems monitoring the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority’s subway system, and with presidential politics on the horizon, The Sentinel stopped in and visited recently with Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-8) to get his take on some of today’s issues in D.C. affected residents of Montgomery County:

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Takoma Park struggles against county taxes

05-03-2015 Hits:90 Local Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Takoma Park struggles against county taxes

For decades, Takoma Park residents have paid Montgomery County taxes for services the county doesn’t provide, like police, road maintenance and crossing guards.

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Heroin a growing concern in MoCo

05-03-2015 Hits:129 Local Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Heroin a growing concern in MoCo

Lisa Lowe’s son was just 16 when she tried to get him treatment for heroin addiction. She began tirelessly seeking treatment for him, having to remain in the state of Maryland because of her insurance’s policies.

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State News

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Ex Virginia governor helps Howard County candidate

05-09-2014 Hits:4169 State Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Ex Virginia governor helps Howard County candidate

Thursday was not a good day for the last governor of Virginia as Bob McDonnell was found guilty of corruption in a Richmond courtroom. But another former Republican governor of Virginia, George Allen, had a better day of it in Howard County, talking up the candidacy of state Senate hopeful Jody Venkatesan in District 13 and other candidates at a Clarksville ballroom. “There were a lot of folks from Maryland who helped me out” in his successful race for governor of Virginia 20 years ago, Allen told a crowd of about 50, and he was happy to return the favor. Venkatesan is running against Democratic Del. Guy Guzzone for the seat now held by retiring Democratic Sen. Jim Robey. In 2010, Venkatesan lost the Republican primary for the seat that represents much of eastern and southern Howard County, but ran unopposed in June. “In every way, Jody is running on the issues that matter...

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Gansler faces more trouble with latest campaign comments

01-05-2014 Hits:8455 State Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Gansler faces more trouble with latest campaign comments

ROCKVILLE - Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Doug Gansler is in hot water after comments he made regarding his running mate, Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, went viral.

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Pepco Asks For More Money

24-04-2014 Hits:7998 State Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Pepco Asks For More Money

BALTIMORE - Pepco is asking the Maryland Public Service Commission (MPSC) for its third rate increase in three years. The company is asking for more than $43 million in rate increase which, if approved, will become effective on July 4, 2014. The increase will raise the monthly bill of Montgomery County and Prince George’s County customers by $4.80. 

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Columns

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Whose choice is it?

05-03-2015 Hits:62 Editor's Notebook Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Whose choice is it?

Who decides what you do with your life? Seems like an odd question as most of us would contend we get to make the decisions for our own life - within reason.

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Snow and the Rockville PD

26-02-2015 Hits:295 Editor's Notebook Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Snow and the Rockville PD

Naturally we couldn’t get out of winter without a significant snowfall which only goes to show the deity, however you believe such a being exists, is not without a sense of humor.

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The new Middle Ages

19-02-2015 Hits:486 Editor's Notebook Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

The new Middle Ages

Welcome to the new Middle Ages. Take a seat and read – if you can. I feel a world class rant coming on prompted by the young food server who mispronounced a middle-eastern dish I’m fond of and accused me of being a racist when I corrected his pronunciation.

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Sports

Richard Montgomery, Quince Orchard to advance in playoffs

Richard Montgomery, Quince Orchard to advance in playoffs

ROCKVILLE – Richard Montgomery senior Renzo Farfan propelled his No. 1 seed Rockets past the visiting No. 4 Kennedy Cavaliers in a second-round playoff win Wednesday night.

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Features

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Actors, musicians and dancers to perform at Rockville theater

Actors, musicians and dancers to perform at Rockville theater

Actors, singers and dancers will bring life to the stage at Rockville’s F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in the coming weeks.  

Rockville native to be featured in Fox comedy series

Rockville native to be featured in Fox comedy series

ROCKVILLE - At Meryl Hathaway’s fifth-grade graduation from Luxmanor Elementary School, she told the class she wanted to be in a movie. Years later, Hathaway is achieving part of her dream as a cast member on Fox’s “Riot”, a show that Hathaway describes as a mix of ABC’s “Wipe Out” and improvisational comedy.  The show is produced by actor/comedian Steve Carell and will feature a celebrity host every week.

Doorway Arts offers new view through Miranda’s view

Doorway Arts offers new view through Miranda’s view

BETHESDA- Theater enthusiasts who want to attend the world premiere of a provocative new play have no need to travel to Broadway this month. From March 20-April 12, the Writer’s Center in Bethesda will host the Doorway Arts Ensemble’s production of the new play Morning, Miranda.

Political Cartoons

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Free-For-All

05-03-2015 Hits:234 Political Cartoons Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Free-For-All

3/5/2015

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Rockville Disgrace

26-02-2015 Hits:1652 Political Cartoons Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Rockville Disgrace

2/26/2015

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Winter 2015

19-02-2015 Hits:1211 Political Cartoons Brian Karem - avatar Brian Karem

Winter 2015

2/19/2015

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