March 1

March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Wind Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County that is effective from 10 p.m. thru 10 a.m. tomorrow. According to the advisory, winds are expected to blow from the west to northwest from 20 – 30 mph with gusts around 50 to 55 mph. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees […]

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March 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 1st, in Montgomery County: 1. Keep an eye on the sky. Severe storms are in the forecast. 2. A new report ranks the state of Maryland as the number eight “best” state in the country. 3. The Confederate Soldier statue is moving from Courthouse Square in Rockville to […]

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February 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Takoma Park resident Tom Perez, who is the former U.S. Labor Secretary and a former Montgomery County Councilmember, has been elected the chair of the Democratic National Committee. 2. If you are planning to run for office in 2018, you can file […]

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March 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Briggs Chaney Homicide

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating the homicide of a 20-year-old Washington, D.C. found in the Briggs Chaney area on the night of March 11. Police have released new information and say that the man, identified as Sheldon Williams, died because of a gunshot wound to the upper body. According to police, […]

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March 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

AutBuddy Accolades (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Six students from three Montgomery middle schools got together through the Adventures in Science organization and ending up designing the app “AutBuddy,” which will help children with autism complete their schoolwork and daily tasks by utilizing customized rewards to help them stay focused. Their app won the “Best in State Award” in the Verizon Innovative […]

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February 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Hucker to Introduce Bill Banning Indoor Tanning for Those Under 18

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is planning to introduce a bill that would prohibit those 18-and-under from using indoor tanning facilities. Currently, minors are allowed to use tanning facilities if accompanied by an adult in Montgomery County. Hucker is the lead sponsor of Bill 5-16. He plans to introduce the tanning bill ban at the […]

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February 16, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Rockville City Hall

City of Rockville Seeks Nominations for Environmental Excellence Awards

The City of Rockville is seeking nominations for the Environmental Excellence Award for 2016. The award recognizes individuals and organizations that contribute to Rockville’s environmental health and sustainability. Nominations are being accepted in the following categories until Tuesday, March 1. The awards will be presented in April. Outstanding Individual Environmental Stewardship. Outstanding Leadership in Environmental […]

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March 10, 2014 | Sonya Burke

“He’s the Reason I Do What I Do” (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Dave Mencarini, the head football coach of Urbana High, remembers former Gaithersburg Football Coach John Harvill. Take a look: Mencarini attended a celebration of Harvill’s life on March 1 at Gaithersburg High School. See our related posts for more: Related:

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March 10, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Coach Kreg Kephart at John Harvill Tribute (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Gaithersburg High School Football Coach Kreg Kephart remembers his mentor, Coach John Harvill: Related:

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March 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

‘He Had a Family on the Field’ (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Kelly Bolcik remembers her grandfather, John Harvill, who coached the Gaithersburg High School football team for decades. In fact, during his coaching career he was known as the dean of Maryland coaches. Harvill was recently celebrated at an event that brought together many of his former players, rival coaches, colleagues, family […]

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