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  1. Field hockey teams ready for playoffsRead the original story

    Saturday | Gazette.net

    The brackets for the field hockey playoffs were released Thursday, via CountySportsZone.com. The tournament is set to begin Tuesday and run through Nov. 8. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School earned the No.

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  2. Churchill gets hot heading into postseasonRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Gazette.net

    Winston Churchill High School's Chavin DeSilva took off when he saw the weak goal kick, darting from midfield into the final third to get his head on the ball. The timing was perfect.

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  3. Bethesda Row Arts Festival will be this weekendRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Gazette.net

    The Bethesda Row Arts Festival, featuring four blocks of outdoor art exhibits, hands-on art activities for children and live music, will have something new this year. Two Walt Whitman High School seniors will be creating a replica of the bronze bull that stands in front of the New York Stock Market.

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  4. Police investigating gas station theftsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Gazette.net

    Distracted gas station customers seem to have been targeted by thieves at several Montgomery County gas stations over the past several months, resulting in stolen phones, computers, wallets, purses and even cars, according to county police. Detectives believe the perpetrators are looking for victims who may not be keeping a close eye on their cars - those paying for gas or talking on their phones, for example.

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  5. County honors seven for human rights workRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Gazette.net

    The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights will induct seven members into the 2014 Human Rights Hall of Fame at 3 p.m. Sunday at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. The program is free and open to the public.

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  6. Montgomery SAT scores rise in 2014Read the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Gazette.net

    SAT scores rose among both African-American and Hispanic students from the class of 2013 to the class of 2014 in Montgomery County Public Schools, according to data released Tuesday. In their combined average scores, Hispanic students' score increased by 10 points - moving to 1461 - and African American students' score went up by six points to 1403.

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  7. District 16: Frick, Kelly, Korman for House; Lee for SenateRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Gazette.net

    Susan C. Lee, a Bethesda Democrat, has served three terms in the House. We support her bid for the district's Senate seat.

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  8. Former rivals unite to help B-CC tennisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Gazette.net

    While most teenagers are forced to make a decision on their educational futures after completing high school, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School sophomore Bella Mermersky faced a life-changing choice at the age of 14: continue in tennis academy at renowned institutions, such as College Park Tennis Club and Centercourt Performance Academy , or enroll in a public high school and work toward a college scholarship. Unlike her twin brother, Sebastian Mermersky, the top-ranked boys 16 singles player in the Mid-Atlantic region by the United State Tennis Association, Bella opted for the public school in downtown Bethesda.

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  9. YMCA moves to Bethesda, offers classesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Gazette.net

    YMCA Youth and Family Services has moved one of its counseling centers to downtown Bethesda from the Clara Barton Community Center in Cabin John, where it had been for 15 years. The move to the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center at 4805 Edgemoor Lane will provide better access for the community, officials said.

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  10. White Flint group alarmed by road plansRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Gazette.net

    Advocates for a high-density, pedestrian-friendly White Flint area in North Bethesda say the county's road plans could “sabotage” that vision. According to a blog post by Friends of White Flint, the county's most recent design for Old Georgetown Road calls for a roadway that is eight lanes wide, including turning lanes.

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  11. Bethesda to host Armed Forces Appreciation DayRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Gazette.net

    Flanagan's Harp & Fiddle, a restaurant and live music venue in downtown Bethesda, will host Armed Forces Appreciation Day from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday along Cordell Avenue. The family-friendly festival, which Flanagan's plans to become an annual event, will feature 10 live bands, Irish dancers, raffles, games, a silent auction and food.

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  12. Proposed fence riles neighbors of Bethesda parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Gazette.net

    Some Bethesda residents are concerned about a proposal to put up a fence around a building in a nearby park. A preschool that leases a building in Lynnbrook Park on Newdale Street has asked permission to fence in a space in front of the building.

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  13. Lazarus Leadership program a Bethesda-Chevy Chase traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Gazette.net

    Marieme Ba and Ayele Ba, Lazarus Leadership Fellows from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, present their project during their graduation ceremony Monday night at Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda. Jason Kohn and Noa Gur-Arie, Lazarus Leadership Fellows from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, present their project during their graduation ceremony Monday night at Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda.

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  14. Theya re walkina , and talkina , for a safer BethesdaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Gazette.net

    Richard Hoye points out the need for better traffic light synchronization on Arlington Road near Bethesda Elementary School on Saturday. Hoye was among a group of Bethesda residents who walked the neighborhood to demonstrate their concern for pedestrian safety, especially around the school.

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  15. Developer purchases land for new Bethesda police stationRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Gazette.net

    Plans are moving ahead for developer StonebridgeCarras and real estate investment company Buvermo Properties, both of Bethesda, to build a new Second District police station in downtown Bethesda, according to a news release from the developer. Under a deal with the county, the developers will build a new police station at 4823 Rugby Ave., according to the news release.

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  16. Andrews says economic growth and energy stability are among his top prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Gazette.net

    John Andrews, a Republican running for the House of Delegates in District 16, says economic growth is one of his top priorities. “I think that the business climate is a huge one - making sure that the economic conditions are favorable for ... growth,” he said.

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  17. Festivals, runs and dances on tap in Bethesda areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Gazette.net

    Rene Shihadi of Rockville makes cookies at Sts. Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church in Potomac for this weekend's festival.

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  18. Montgomery County ditches plan for Apex buildingRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County has dropped plans to spur redevelopment of the Apex Building to make way for a more spacious Purple Line station in downtown Bethesda, County Executive Isiah Leggett said Thursday. County officials had hoped to strike a deal with the building owners, the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, to sell to a developer who would raze the building.

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  19. Vintage photos find audience of Bethesda alumni onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Gazette.net

    Students pose during a trip to Busch Gardens in 1983. The photo was one of thousands taken by Ed Mullaney and Linda Gross, who were recreation leaders and teachers in the 1970s to 1990s.

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  20. Kirkland seeks blue-collar voters in Montgomerya s District 1Read the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Gazette.net

    As a candidate from District 1 for the Montgomery County Council, Jim Kirkland would like to help Bethesda find its inner ex-urb. Kirkland, who has lived in Bethesda for most of his 57 years, says the inner suburbs of the county have turned into a haven for elites who have crowded out more blue-collar residents from the area.

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