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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in January

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s...

Meet the Mayors (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts “Meet the Mayors,” a new television show on Montgomery Channel 21 about some of the issues and challenges facing two of Montgomery County’s biggest cities. Joining the...

Students in Silver Spring Learn About Suicide Prevention (VIDEO)

The school day started with games, sharing fun memories from the holidays, and favorite foods just before a more serious talk about one of the leading causes of death among teenagers: suicide. To help in the efforts of preventing...

“Stay Off the Ice” Firefighters Warn as They Practice Ice Rescues at Frozen Pond (VIDEO)

Montgomery County firefighters are warning residents to stay off the ice at frozen ponds across the county this winter. No frozen pond is 100-percent safe, according to these first responders who know the dangers well....

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year

It’s the year of the goat and in Chinese culture anyone born in this year is calm and gentle. In Montgomery County, the Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year, will be celebrated with free programs on Montgomery County Public...

Community Activist Receives Humanitarian Award at Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Isiah Leggett presents the Humanitarian Award to Harvey Ziegler at the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at the Strathmore. Related:...

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Jay Farrar to Open AMP with Two Concerts

Twelve new shows at AMP at Pike & Rose on Grand Park Avenue in North Bethesda are now on sale, including back-to-back opening concerts by Americana alt-country originator Jay Farrar of Son Volt and Uncle Tupelo. AMP will open the first weekend in March, with two concerts by Jay Farrar on Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, and […]

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Kayaking on the Icy Potomac River (PHOTOS)

A look at some kayakers navigating the icy Potomac River on Jan. 31. PHOTOS | Michael Walsh Kayaks go over the on top of #ice flow in #Potomac River. @mymcmedia @nateler @TheNationsRiver #MoCo #Winter pic.twitter.com/TiKubGUQuj — Michael Walsh (@GetMikeWalsh) January 31, 2015 #Kayak in #Potomac River ice flow near Old Angler's Inn today. @nateler @mymcmedia […]

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in January

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of January, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Big Nate series by […]

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Animal Lovers Turn out to Testify For and Against Pet Bill 50-14 (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County residents love their animals. That was certainly evident at a Jan. 27 public hearing about proposed Bill 50-14 that would ban retail pet stores that sell dogs and cats in Montgomery County. Dozens of residents packed the Council’s chamber, many of them wearing stickers or buttons that read “Animal Lover” or “Stop Puppy […]

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Meet the Mayors (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts “Meet the Mayors,” a new television show on Montgomery Channel 21 about some of the issues and challenges facing two of Montgomery County’s biggest cities. Joining the discussion are Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman, Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, who now represents both cities as the Council’s […]

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Rockville’s 16th Wedding Expo (VIDEO)

photo of cake sampling at the 16th annual wedding expo at Rockville's Glenview Mansion

The historic Glenview Mansion was the perfect setting for the city of Rockville’s 16th Annual Wedding Expo. Rockville 11 has the story. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports about human trafficking, the heroin epidemic, the latest on school start times in Montgomery County and much more.

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Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 30 in Montgomery County

Here are the Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 30 in Montgomery County. 1- The Montgomery County Council’s education committee ordered two feasibility studies to determine where the MCPS Alternative Education Program should be housed. 2- There’s more discussion on the fate of MCPS Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr. 3- Montgomery County launched a new website that will […]

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Weekend Planner, Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, January 30 Adventure Theatre’s production of Petite Rouge, A Cajun Red Riding Hood opens at 7 p.m. in Glen Echo Park. Tonight show features a PJ Party. Be amazed at Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn Magic Outside the Box at 8 p.m. Jazz pianist Marc […]

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NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for MoCo Today

Bundle up, it’s cold outside. The National Weather Service has also issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County. It is in effect from 3 – 9 p.m. today. According to the advisory, you can expect a light coating of snow and some ice glazing. A Winter Weather Advisory is issued when frozen precipitation is […]

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