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February 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 from Feb. 9-15

Quince Orchard High School mourns the loss of one of its own, and four of the 10 most diverse cities in America have Montgomery County ZIP codes. Those were among the Top 10 stories MyMCMedia published last week, based on web traffic.   UPDATE: Detectives Investigate Gaithersburg Teen’s Death   Four of the 10 Most […]

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February 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 16-19: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

There are still numerous Black History Month events scheduled for February.  We recommend Culture Spot MC’s “Celebrate Black History Month in Montgomery County.” The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival will be held on February 16-18 in Rockville and includes regional and touring musicians, school jazz bands, masterclasses, workshops, and more. The lineup will feature Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra; Frankie Addison […]

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February 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags to Half-staff Following School Shooting Tragedy in Florida

President Donald Trump has ordered the American Flag to helf-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the shooting on Feb. 14 at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. According to the President’s proclamation, flags should fly at half staff from now until sunset on Monday, Feb. 19. As a […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

House Fire Displaces Silver Spring Residents

Firefighters battled a house fire on Flower Avenue in Silver Spring early Wednesday morning. The fire displaced two residents, a Montgomery County official said. According to Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer, the fire started in a second floor bedroom and involved a space heater and power strip. Smoke alarms alerted the residents to […]

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February 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Holiday Schedule for Presidents Day

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule to Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open; all other classes and programs canceled; Administrative office, senior centers and community centers closed. Montgomery Parks – […]

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February 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Four of the 10 Most Diverse Cities in America are in Montgomery County

According to a study by Wallet Hub, four of the top 10 culturally diverse cities in the country are in Montgomery County, outranking New York City, Boston and Los Angeles. Wallet Hub recently released a study that ranked four Montgomery County cities as most diverse in the Country. The finance website placed Gaithersburg, Germantown, Silver Spring, and […]

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February 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Detectives Investigate Gaithersburg Teen’s Death

Update, 6 p.m.: Montgomery County police said Monday evening that detectives are investigating the death of Tyler Steven Terry, 17, of Gaithersburg. About 7:48 a.m. Monday, Jan. 29, Montgomery County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to a community basketball court located in the area of Hillstone Road and Timber Rock Road in Gaithersburg for the […]

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February 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Kennedy Over Damascus, 74-36

In high school hoops Friday night, the Kennedy Cavaliers outscored the Damascus Hornets, 74-36. Kennedy took the lead early in the first quarter. Kennedy plays in the 4A East MSPSSAA classification while Damascus is in the 3A/2A East classification. Both teams play again on Tuesday, Feb. 13th. Kennedy takes on Quince Orchard in Gaithersburg and […]

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February 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 9-11: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. Every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday during the month, visitors learn first hand the process of making maple syrup. Sap is collected into a bucket through a spile used to tap the tree, then boiled down to create maple syrup. Enjoy samples of the sap and finished […]

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February 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Tribute to the Career of Late MCM CEO Merlyn Reineke

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) celebrated the career and contributions of our former Chief Executive Officer, Merlyn Reineke who died unexpectedly Dec. 22. The tribute was streamed live and included speeches by Mike Wassenaar, Nancy Poole, Donna Keating, Jimmy Albert, Nannette Hobson, Jeffrey Slavin, and Vernon Ricks. The program for the tribute may be viewed, here. […]

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