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May 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Authors Leave Gaithersburg Book Festival Impressed (VIDEO)

About 130 authors attended the 8th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival at the grounds of City Hall on May 20th, and their reviews of this literary event are glowing. “I think the Gaithersburg Book Festival is fantastic,” said author Mark Shriver, who was at the festival to discuss his latest book, Pilgrimage: My Search for the […]

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May 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

EPIC Awards Ceremony Set for June 8 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Tickets on Sale Now

Montgomery Community Media proudly presents the first, annual EPIC Awards, given for “Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content.” The elegant affair will be held at The Fillmore in Silver Spring on June 8th. Awardees will be honored for excellence in creating content specifically for our local community on all platforms, for teaching and sharing the […]

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May 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Ronald McNair, Farmland Elementary Receive Blue Ribbon Honor (VIDEO)

“It’s like winning the Oscars,” said Ronald McNair Elementary School Principal Sherry Moses. Moses response comes during a special ceremony at the school early Wednesday featuring Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon. Out of 1,500 schools in the state of Maryland, Ronald McNair and Farmland […]

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May 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Memorial Day

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s not on Memorial Day, which is  May 29, in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all Country liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – all indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities will be open […]

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May 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Many Local, Elected Officials Plan to Attend Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday (VIDEO)

You may see a lot of politicians at the Gaithersburg Book Festival this Saturday. Several of them are introducing featured authors at the literary event. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is the founder of the Gaithersburg Book Festival, an event that takes place at the grounds of City Hall. Ashman said he is not introducing an […]

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May 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Shops Open at Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station

A series of shops opened Wednesday at the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station, a chance for subway riders to see local businesses that specialize in flowers, food, fashions and other items. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld, County Executive Ike Leggett and other local officials were part of the kick-off event at the North Bethesda subway station. The […]

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May 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Teen Soccer Star Mallory Pugh Begins Training with the Washington Spirit (VIDEO)

Forward Mallory Pugh, who recently celebrated her 19th birthday, is now training with the Washington Spirit as she prepares to make her National Women’s Soccer League debut on Saturday night against FC Kansas City. At a news conference on Tuesday, Pugh said her new teammates have been extremely welcoming and she said there were smiles […]

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May 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council Honors ‘Legendary’ High School Football Coach Bob Milloy (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council recognized “legendary” high school football coach Bob Milloy at its Tuesday meeting. During his 47 years on the sidelines, 73-year-old Milloy has won more high school football games than any other football coach in Maryland. He recently announced his retirement. In his remarks at the Council meeting, Milloy described being a […]

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May 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithesburg Book Festival Set for May 20 at City Hall (VIDEO)

The 8th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival returns to the grounds of City Hall on May 20th. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is the founder of this literary festival and he tells MyMCMedia that this year’s lineup includes about 130 authors, and that’s a record. He is also hoping to see a record crowd in Olde Towne […]

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May 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council Honors Volunteers Who Care for Senior Pets (PHOTO & VIDEO)

Sherry Polvinate and more than 50 volunteers were honored by the Montgomery County Council on May 15 for their work at the House With A Heart senior pet sanctuary. Polvinate and her late husband, Joe, started caring for abandoned senior dogs in their Gaithersburg home more than 30 years ago. The sanctuary provides care and activities […]

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