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  1. Mothera s cancer diagnosis sparks Bethesda studentsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    Then Grace O'Leary, a schoolmate of the 16-year-old junior at Whitman High School in Bethesda, told Wine her mother had received that sobering diagnosis. The two girls started learning all they could about it.

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  2. Ita s Pike District, or the area also known as White FlintRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Gazette.net

    People have been debating for years whether the rapidly developing area in an unincorporated part of the county needs a new name . Now an advisory committee and a property owners group agree that calling the area Pike District will help market the area.

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  3. Annual fundraising run in Bethesda supports military familiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Gazette.net

    What: Jolly Fat Man's Run to raise money for Operation Second Chance. When: 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday Where: The warm-up is in front of Mon Ami Gabi, 7239 Woodmont Ave., and the run starts at 4800 Bethesda Ave. Cost: $40, which includes a long-sleeve shirt, breakfast and raffle entry.

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  4. Career shadowing offers Bethesda-Chevy Chase students hands-on experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Gazette.net

    Colin Cowie, a junior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School tries his hand making 3-D objects at Amecia Starks' workstation at Dig It! Games in Bethesda during Thursday's annual Career Partnership Day. Amecia Starks chats with Colin Cowie, a junior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, about her work at Dig It! Games in Bethesda during Thursday's annual Career Partnership Day.

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  5. Pike District, or the area formerly known as White FlintRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Gazette.net

    People have been debating for years whether the rapidly developing area in an unincorporated part of the county needs a new name . Now an advisory committee and a property owners group agree that calling the area Pike District will help market the area.

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  6. Montgomery AP exam performance improves slightly in 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Gazette.net

    High schools with largest increases in the number of AP exams taken, from 2013 to 2014: 1. Churchill : 222 2. Wheaton: 170 3. Blake : 127 4. Montgomery Blair : 112 5. Walter Johnson : 110 High schools with largest decreases in the number of AP exams taken, from 2013 to 2014: 1. Sherwood : 230 2. Watkins Mill : 132 3. Gaithersburg: 129 4. Whitman : 124 5. Paint Branch : 110 High schools with largest increases in percentage points of tests earning score of 3 or higher: 1. Springbrook : 10.2 2. Clarksburg: 7.1 3. Sherwood: 6.5 4. Paint Branch: 6 5. Wheaton: 5.9 High schools with largest decreases in percentage of tests earning score of 3 or higher: 1. Kennedy : 14.8 2. Northwest : 4.8 3. Magruder : 4.5 4. Damascus: 3.8 5. Blake: 3.7 5. Watkins Mill: 3.7 -Lindsay A. Powers On subjects from world history to biology, Montgomery County students performed slightly better on Advanced Placement ... (more)

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  7. Childrena s dance school could move to Bethesda parkRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Gazette.net

    Rock Creek Dance Academy, which currently offers classes at three Bethesda schools, has asked to lease the activity building at Maplewood-Alta Vista Park. The building is one of seven the county's parks department said this summer it was trying to lease .

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  8. High schoolers host Journalism NightRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | Gazette.net

    The Tattler, the student newspaper at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Bethesda, will host its fourth annual Journalism Night from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Monday at Roundhouse Theater, 4545 East West Highway. The evening, sponsored by Bethesda Magazine, will feature a panel discussion, “Dying to Tell Us,” with six journalists who have been victims of crimes, have been pursued by governments or represent organizations that fight to protect freedom of the press.

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  9. And in North Bethesda, the winner is ...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Gazette.net

    After months of speculation, a consultant hired by developers is set to propose a new name for the White Flint area of North Bethesda next week. Streetsense is scheduled to make a presentation about the possible renaming to the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Montgomery County Conference Center, according to Ken Hartman , director of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center.

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  10. Washington Episcopal School announces new head of schoolRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Gazette.net

    Previously, Vogelman was assistant superintendent in the Wilson County, N.C., school system; principal at Westland Middle School in Bethesda; an English teacher at Takoma Park Middle School; and a staff development teacher at North Bethesda Middle School.

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  11. For at least a day, Bethesda shops smallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Gazette.net

    After Black Friday fever died down last week, some local businesses started their quest for a slice of the holiday retail pie with Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a promotion started by American Express to encourage shopping at local businesses the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

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  12. Walking in a Winter WonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Gazette.net

    A student choir from Watkins Mill High School in Gaitersburg is among six student groups scheduled to perform during Saturday's annual Winter Wonderland celebration in downtown Bethesda. What: Bethesda's Winter Wonderland, featuring ice sculpting, student choral performances and a visit from Santa Claus.

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  13. Many Westbard residents dona t see benefits from redevelopmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Gazette.net

    Equity One, the new owner of the Westwood Center in the Wesbard section of Bethesda, may seek to redevelop the shopping center. A bigger Westbard may not be a better Westbard, according to many people who showed up at a public meeting last week to help shape the future of the Bethesda neighborhood.

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  14. Cloud firm CEO wins chamber awardRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Gazette.net

    Mike Binko, president and CEO of kloudtrack in Rockville, received the Spirit of Free Enterprise Award from the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce at its annual awards dinner Thursday. The award is presented to an individual or company “that has been successful in business, a leader in promoting free enterprise and a competitive business climate and actively involved in making Montgomery County a great place to live and work,” according to a chamber news release.

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  15. Police warn of burglaries in BethesdaRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Gazette.net

    County police are warning Bethesda residents about a string of organized, daytime burglaries, some of which have involved perpetrators posing as employees of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. The incidents may be the work of so-called “transient criminals,” who tend to come to the area from out of state, stay in motels for a few weeks while they commit a series of crimes, then head back to where they came from, Capt.

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  16. Organized thieves may pose as utility employeesRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Gazette.net

    County police are warning Bethesda residents about a string of organized, daytime burglaries, some of which have involved perpetrators posing as employees of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. The incidents may be the work of so-called “transient criminals,” who tend to come to the area from out of state, stay in motels for a few weeks while they commit a series of crimes, then head back to where they came from, Capt.

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  17. Bethesda schools present fall musicalsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Gazette.net

    Local theatergoers can catch two high school productions in Bethesda this weekend with “Shrek the Musical” at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School and “Catch Me If You Can” at Walt Whitman High School. The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Theatre Guild, under the direction of Artistic Director Leayne Dempsey, will portray characters from “Shrek,” including Donkey, Fiona, Lord Farquaad, Gingy and others at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

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  18. Montgomery superintendent highlights strategies to close achievement gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The Ritchie Park Elementary School Chorus performs under the direction of Carol Davis on the Grand Tier Stairs of Strathmore Music Center before the State of the Schools address on Tuesday The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Chamber Choir sings under the direction of Lisa Itkin on Tuesday at the Strathmore Music Center in North Bethesda before Superintendent Joshua Starr's State of the Schools address.

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  19. Cana t wait until Black Friday to start holiday shopping? Bethesda has you coveredRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Halloween decorations are barely cold in their grave, but a slew of holiday markets and bazaars are popping up in the Bethesda area to give shoppers a jump on their gift buying. Saturday, the Edgemoor Art and Fine Craft Show opens its door to sell gifts for those with an artistic bent.

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  20. Woman carjacked at gunpoint in BethesdaRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County police are investigating a Bethesda carjacking in which three men forced a woman from her car at gunpoint Wednesday evening. An 18-year-old woman had just parked her SUV on the street in the 7800 block of Hampden Lane near Wilson Lane shortly before 7 p.m. when a masked man opened the driver's side door and put a gun to her head.

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