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Cuthbert’s Choice for the Oscars

This is the toughest year in the new century for Oscar picks. The nominees are incredibly good and with rare exception are films and performances that have been critically acclaimed without creating huge crowds at the box office. That said,…

Gaithersburg Pharmacist Pursues RESULTS

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Gavi, supported in part by the antipoverty organization RESULTS, provides vaccines to underserved populations, like the pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines to children living in Ghana (pictured here).

Minhee Kang wanted to find a way to give back. “I have always had a passion to help underserved people and make our community better,” the 44-year-old pharmacist said. “As a first-generation immigrant, struggling with school and family, it was…

MCPS to Robustly Protect the Children

Robust, collaborative, comprehensive, consistent, strategic, and systemic were words repeatedly voiced in Rockville on Feb. 2. The briefing in the County Council’s conference room concerned the Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) efforts to build, along with county partner agencies, a…

Shop Talk

Zengo Cycle Rides for Heart Health On National Wear Red Day, Feb. 6, Zengo Cycle’s three studios (Kentlands, Bethesda and D.C.) partnered with Change of Heart and raised close to $2,000 for the American Heart Association. For each participant in…

Dan Lane Named GPD Officer of the Year

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Officer Dan Lane joined the Gaithersburg Police Department in 2004 and was just named GPD Officer of the Year.

Gaithersburg Police Department Officer Dan Lane remembers watching his father, a U.S. Marine, working with other soldiers as a legal instructor. He would see his dad interacting and engaging with a student and noticed how much fun both were having.…

City Scene

Coach Dwayne Henry Is “Good Sport” City of Gaithersburg Coach Dwayne Henry was presented with the Dennis Callahan Good Sports Award by the Mid-Atlantic Recreation and Parks’ Sports Alliance (MARPSA) at a special reception and awards ceremony in Annapolis on…

Around Town

Driver Charged in Fatal Bicyclist Collision Detectives from the Montgomery County Police-Collision Reconstruction Unit have concluded their investigation of the fatal collision involving Kentlands bicyclist Andrew Gerard Malizio and a Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Ford truck that occurred on…

Assignment Education

RCES Fifth Grader Wins Student Essay Contest Kayla Sinkler, Rachel Carson Elementary School fifth grader, has won first place for her essay, “Lessons to Be Learned From Nelson Mandela’s Life,” submitted as part of the African American History Month, City…

Arts & Entertainment

Winter Market Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion, 301 Main St. Enjoy winter vegetables as well as produce grown in local greenhouses. Other items may include flavored crepes, empanadas, coffees and hot chocolate. The market will not open if…