Damascus High’s Star Running Back Jake Funk on Winning State Finals (VIDEO)

Damascus High School football star running back senior Jake Funk led his team to a 55-14 victory over the Dundalk Owl’s in the Class 3A State Football Championships. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, he talks about his team’s success.

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UPDATED: Loss of Engine Power Could Be Cause of Plane Crash in Laytonsville (VIDEO)


UPDATED 9.29.16 Montgomery County Police Department has identified 78-year-old William Hughes of Gaithersburg as the person killed in plane crash. ORIGINAL POST 9.28.16 Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are back on the scene investigating a small plane crash that killed one person in a field off Laytonsville Road on Tuesday evening. “A preliminary investigation suggests […]

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Police Release New Details on Aug. 4th Fatal Hit-and-Run at News Conference (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)


Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help to identify the car they believed was involved in the fatal hit-and-run accident that happened on the night of August 4th on Layhill Road. On that night, a car ran over 77-year-old Julius Newton and dragged his body for about a mile. Police have released surveillance […]

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Flags Ordered to Half Staff (PHOTO)

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President Barack Obama has ordered the American flag to half staff until sunset on Sept. 30, in respect of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who passed away this week. As matter of protocol, the Maryland flag has been lowered to half staff as well because no flag may be flown higher than the flag of the […]

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Flash Flood Watch Issued for Montgomery County

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The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective late Wednesday night thru Friday morning. According to the NWS, widespread rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are expected and the potential exists for flash flooding of small streams, creeks and urban areas. FLASH FLOOD WATCH for MoCo beginning 6 […]

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Turn Around, Don't Drown: Flash Flood Warning Issued for MoCo

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The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Montgomery County effective until 11 a.m. today. According to the National Weather Service, up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Some of the locations expected to experience flooding include Bethesda, Damascus, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Olney and Rockville. Montgomery County fire and rescue officials […]

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

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Here are five things to know today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Rainy Day: The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning from now thru 11 a.m. for Montgomery County. A flash flood watch continues thru Friday morning as well. 2. Underage Drinking: A Town Hall meeting is scheduled tonight at Walter Johnson High School […]

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New Motor Vehicle Laws, Including Noah's Law, Take Effect on Oct. 1

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A number of motor vehicle laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly during the 2016 session go into effect on Saturday, October 1. The list of new laws impacting Maryland drivers includes the Drunk Driving Reduction Act of 2016, also known as Noah’s Law, which was signed into law by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on […]

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Taste of Bethesda Returns Oct. 1 (VIDEO)

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Save the date: The Taste of Bethesda takes place on Saturday, October 1st from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and will include over 50 restaurants and five stages of entertainment at Woodmont Triangle. The Taste of Bethesda is located on Norfolk, St. Elmo, Cordell, Del Ray and Auburn avenues in the heart of Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle.  Five stages […]

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Senators Announce $5.4 Million Federal Grant for Montgomery County Airpark


U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced this month that Montgomery County has been awarded a $5,477,702 Federal Aviation Administration grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to rehabilitate Montgomery County Airpark (GAI). According to a news release, the grant will be used to restore more than 2,500 feet of pavement critical to […]

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Montgomery County Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Modell's Sporting Goods on Frederick Road

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Montgomery County police officers are investigating an armed robbery that happened Tuesday evening in Germantown. It happened at the Modell’s Sporting Goods store on Frederick Road. Police said the suspect work a ski mask, announced he had a gun and demanded money. No one was injured, according to police. There are no suspects confirmed at […]

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Mitti Hicks

About Mitti Hicks

Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at MHicks@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter @mittimegan.


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