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August 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

No Injuries Reported Following Evacuation at Children’s Inn at NIH

No injuries were reported following an evacuation at the Children’s Inn at NIH Tuesday morning. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews, and the NIH Fire Department responded to the Children’s Inn following a report of a structural crack in the ceiling. According to NIH spokesperson, Brad Moss, the roof did not collapse, and an investigation […]

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June 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 22 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, June 22, in Montgomery County. 1. Primary Election:  Want to be an informed voter on June 26th? No worries! Staff at MyMCMedia has compiled a comprehensive look at local races and news, information and candidate statements for the upcoming Primary Elections.  More information can be found by clicking here. 2. Councilmember for a Day Challenge: […]

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December 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Police Officers Join Santa on a Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Children’s Inn at NIH (VIDEO)

Officers from the Montgomery County Police Department were called in by Santa Claus to report for holiday duty. Dozens of officers joined Santa, who ditched his sleigh for a motorcycle early Wednesday, to collect donations from the community for kids residing in the Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health. “Our Santa Ride goes […]

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Santa Ride Will Benefit Children’s Inn at NIH

It’s that time of year where for one day, Santa will trade in his sleigh for Harley-Davidson motorcycle during the Montgomery County Police Department’s annual Santa Ride. Each year, the police department joins Santa as his motor officer elves as they travel throughout the county on their motorcycles to collect gifts and donations from local businesses […]

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May 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Weekend Lane Closures Near NIH Planned

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will close two northbound lanes of Rockville Pike (MD 355) between Woodmont Avenue and Center Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, NIH, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, according to a notice from the BRAC coordinator office of Montgomery County Executive […]

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May 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Former NIH Employee Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Property

Christopher Dame, 50, of Gaithersburg pleaded guilty on May 3, to theft of government property, according to a statement from the U.S. Justice Department. As part of his plea agreement, Dame will be required to pay restitution in the full amount of the loss, which is $75,613.14, the statement reads. He also faces a maximum sentence of […]

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April 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Leggett and Van Hollen Discuss Local and Federal Issues (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Senator Chris Van Hollen met this week to talk about a variety of issues including, the federal budget and transportation issues. “We were meeting about a whole range of issues important to Montgomery County and Maryland,” Van Hollen said.  “I wanted to get an update from him on what […]

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April 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Study Shows Rates of New Diagnosed Cases of Diabetes Increasing in Youth

The rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are on a rise among youth, according to a news release. The report titled, Incidence Trends of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes among Youths, 2002-2012, found that the rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 diabetes in youth increased by […]

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March 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Berliner on President Trump’s Budget Proposal, “It’s Not A Good Start” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner was asked about President Donald Trump’s newly released budget proposal at a small business networking event at Montgomery Community Media’s studios on Thursday morning. Noting the county’s large federal workforce, Berliner said: “It’s not a good start.” Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for more: After the MCM interview, […]

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rare Disease Day to Focus on Research at NIH on Feb. 27 in Bethesda

Did you know that an estimated 25 million Americans are affected by a rare disease? On Feb. 27, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda will host Rare Disease Day to raise awareness about rare diseases, the people they affect, and research collaborations that are making a difference. This year’s global theme is research. […]

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