Ballet Class Offers Hope for Disabled Children

At the Maryland Youth Ballet there is a program called Music and Motion that provides therapeutic ballet classes to dancers with physical disabilities.

Montgomery County Surveys Its Homeless Population

Homeless advocates for Montgomery County hit the streets of Silver Spring at 5:00 a.m. to count the homeless population.

Brewing Up Business

SILVER SPRING- A new law passed in Annapolis would allow Montgomery County breweries to open without being a fully licensed restaurant. Denizens in Silver Spring would be the first to benefit and bring new business to the area.

Battle to End Poverty Hits Close to Home

It’s been 50 years since the “War on Poverty” was declared. But are we winning or losing? The National Conference on Ending Poverty in Silver Spring offered some answers.

First Grade Film Earns White House Praise

These seven-year-olds are far from camera shy. In fact, starring in their own film earned them a trip to the White House.

Volunteers Hit Local Streets to Track Homelessness

Montgomery County is participating in a national campaign to reduce chronic homelessness.

Gun Rights Advocates Rally Against O’Malley’s Gun Control Bill

Gun rights advocates rallied in Annapolis against proposed assault weapons ban, magazine size limits and increased licensing for firearms.

Maryland Boy Scouts Prepare for Possible End of Gay Ban

The Boy Scouts of America announced that it is considering changing its stance against openly gay scouts and volunteers.

Maryland Schools in the Path of the Purple Line

Proposed construction on the Purple Line will not begin for at least another three years, but some local school leaders are concerned as state and county planners work to finalize a route.

Silver Spring Teen Enjoys Honors at Obama’s White House Science Fair

Jacen Sherman, a 15-year-old sophomore at Springbrook High School in Silver Spring, attended The White House Science Fair Tuesday. The ceremony honored science, technology, engineering and math competition winners nationwide.