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Meitivs Vow to Fight, Statement Released Today

Montgomery County residents Danielle and Alexander Meitiv say they will fight what they describe as the “unlawful seizure” of their two children on Sunday afternoon in Silver Spring. The parents who have made national...

Beallsville Chapel Backdrop for Lifetime Movie (PHOTOS)

For a little while in Beallsville there was a woman possessed by the devil wandering around. Fortunately for this community, she was an actress playing a part in a Lifetime series reportedly due out in July called, “I am...

Meet Sherman Ealey: A Gaithersburg Crossing Guard for 25 Years (VIDEO)

There are plenty of folks who stay at their jobs for 25 years but, in this story, Susan Kenedy catches up with a gentleman who has also touched thousands of lives during the quarter century he has spent helping students cross the...

Summer Concerts May Return to Kentlands Market Square

Summer concerts just may be back in Kentlands Square this summer. According to Robert Auxier with Blittzed! Media, Market Square Live is expected on city space in Market Square this summer with a line-up of summer entertainment....

Former Homeless Man to Receive County’s Volunteer Service Award (VIDEO)

Meet Darren Duvall: one of Bethesda Cares’ most valuable volunteers and he is about to become an award winner. Duvall will be one of the many volunteers honored by County Executive Isiah Leggett at the Annual Montgomery...

Washington Spirit Players Train for Season Ahead (VIDEO)

The Washington Spirit is a professional women’s soccer team based here in Montgomery County. They made the playoffs last year and are training to win it all this year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Before the...

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Town Hall Meeting in Silver Spring Talk Men’s Health (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Annual AAHP Community Day featured health screenings, live cooking demonstrations, group fitness, children’s activities and more. The event took place on April 18 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The initiative was hosted by The African American Health Program to raise awareness about the“State of Black Health in the County.” To […]

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Five Things to Know Today, April 18, in Montgomery County

It’s going to be a beautiful day. Here are your five things to know today, April 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Washington Spirit: The Washington Spirit, a professional women’s soccer team, plays its home opener tonight at the Maryland SoccerPlex. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates from the game. 2. Green Fun: A ribbon-cutting ceremony […]

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Weekend Planner, April 17 – April 19 (VIDEO)

Montgomery Community Media is once again hosting “Day in the Life of Montgomery County” April 22nd. Please capture what your day is like in Montgomery County and send us your photos. It’s easy, email photos to “pix@mymcmedia.org” or tweet using @mymcmedia #ditl. Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, April […]

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Gaithersburg Teen Charged With Shaare Torah Vandalism Regrets His Actions (VIDEO)

It was an emotional interview for Sebastian Espinoza-Carranza at his home in Gaithersburg. The teen was arrested and charged with vandalizing a Gaithersburg synagogue. The 18-year-old teen says he is not a racist person and that he is really sorry. The congregation’s surveillance video helped lead police to Spinoza-Carranza. It shows him allegedly spray painting swastikas, […]

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County Fire Department Fighting Fires Beyond U.S. Border (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Fire Department is donating personal protective gear to the African Fire Mission- a nonprofit organization that helps fire services in Africa. A shipment containing helmets, coats, gloves, boots and more will be delivered to Zambia. “For decades, we’ve been donating surplus gear overseas. … It’s gear that is no longer available for us to use. […]

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South America Rhythms Meet at the Davis Library

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It is a Spanish, Portuguese, and story telling kind of night. Singer Cecelia Esquivel and her musical group Cantare are scheduled to lead a program on Latin rhythms for children and adults on April 25 at the Davis Library in Bethesda. According to a news release, the program is sponsored by Friends of Library/Davis Chapter […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the Council’s review of the operating budget. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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Five Things to Know Today, April 17, in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, April 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Rock in Schools: This video about the Rock in Schools program at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown has already received over 5,000 views since it was posted just two days ago. […]

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Montgomery College Touts Wellness for Employees (VIDEO)

Montgomery College’s wellness program is popular with employees. Rachel Moskal reports. MC Wellness Honored from Montgomery College CBT Dept on Vimeo.

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Five Things to Know Today, April 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, April 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Millennial Solution: The founder of the Millennial Solution, Gabrielle Jackson, is the keynote speaker at today’s Small Business University networking event at the studios of Montgomery Community Media. You can watch her presentation streamed live, here. 2. Vandalism Arrest: Montgomery County […]

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