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Meet the Kid Cop (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

MCPS-TV has produced a new public safety video that reminds motorists to stop for stopped school buses with flashing lights and extended arms. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke takes us behind the scenes of this production and...

Maryland Latino Students Had a Big Night in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

It was a night to remember at The Fillmore in Silver Spring Thursday. The 2014 Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala raised more than $100,000 in scholarships and helped more than 60 Latino students to continue their college...

The Fillmore Makes Billboard’s Top 25 Music Club List

How does The Fillmore in Silver Spring compare with the House of Blues in Orlando and the 9:30 Club? Well, they all made Billboard’s list of the top 25 most popular music clubs in the country. The Fillmore Silver Spring enters...

Picture the Fair Photo Contest Winner (Photo)

As residents headed over to the Montgomery County Fair, we asked them to send photos and short video clips of their most memorable moments at the fair to pix@mymcmedia.org. Over 240 photos and short videos were submitted and over...

Shark Week Kicks Off in Silver Spring (Video)

Discovery Communications kicked off its popular Shark Week in downtown Silver Spring on August 8th and mascot Chompie was out and about to meet the fans. Take a look at some of the fun in this MyMCMedia extra:...

“Picture The Fair” Photo Contest

As you head over to the Montgomery County Fair, take along your mobile phone or your best digital camera and snap some pictures or record a short video. Then send your photos and video clips of memorable moments to...

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Montgomery County Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Rosana Azar (VIDEO)

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Discover the colors and talents of an internationally recognized Latina artist living and working in Montgomery County. CCM’s Julie Rios Little reports. It’s National Hispanic Heritage month.

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Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. A minimum wage rally is planned today in Silver Spring. 2. Several new state laws are going into effect today, including an extension of the “move over” law for motorists passing tow trucks on the side of the road. October is also Domestic Violence Awareness […]

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Montgomery County Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Antonio Tijerino (VIDEO)

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Antonio Tijerino, one of the most respected Latino leaders and cutting-edge innovators in our country, shares his vision for the Latino community. CCM’s Julie Rios Little reports. It’s National Hispanic Heritage month.

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

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Where are the missing Hoggle toddlers?  Troy Turner, the father of missing Sarah (3) and Jacob (2) Hoggle, held a news conference on Monday to discuss the search for his missing children. 2. You can have coffee with a cop early today […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County: 1. A fire at Sardi’s restaurant on Sunday morning in Gaithersburg caused over $100,000 in damage. 2. A doctor who has been exposed to the Ebola virus has been admitted to NIH. 3. Montgomery County’s Animal Services Division is looking for homes for […]

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Then and Wow at Glen Echo Park (PHOTOS)

Then and Wow is the Glen Echo Park Partnership’s annual, family festival celebrating the Park’s revitalization and recalling its history. The Sept. 28 event featured kiddie rides and arcade games, as well as videos and an exhibition on the Park’s history.

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Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. There’s a town hall meeting on bullying in schools in Silver Spring today. 2. It’s Then and Wow today at Glen Echo Park. 3. Are you a fan of The Great Gatsby? Well in Gaithersburg, today, there’s a celebration planned called, “Gatsby […]

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Council Proposes Legislation for Use of Drones (VIDEO)

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Some Montgomery County Councilmembers are proposing legislation for the use of drones by county departments. Find out more in this report: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.  

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Horses Need Good Homes (PHOTOS)

Austin, Cameo, Dante and Elvis are looking for new homes. These four horses were rescued by the Montgomery County Animal Services Division as part of an animal cruelty investigation earlier this summer. The investigation resulted from an anonymous complaint on July 10th about neglected horses in the 19100 block of Martinsburg Road in Dickerson. According […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 27, in Montgomery County: 1. The search for Sarah (3) and Jacob (2) Hoggle continues today in Montgomery County. Don’t miss our MyMCMedia special report on the case of the missing children. 2. The Maryland SoccerPlex is scoring big bucks for our local economy. 3. It’s prescription […]

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