Articles by Joe Yasharoff

March 30, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

With People at Home More, Domestic Violence Cases On the Rise

According to psychologist Gabriela Romo, the sudden closure, drastic changes within homes, stress from job loss, fear of acquiring the coronavirus, and uncertainty about what may happen is causing an increase in cases of domestic violence between partners and child abuse. Dr. Romo also warns that despite the difficult quarantine situation, possible victims of domestic violence […]

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March 27, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Founding Farmers’ Curbside Delivery Offers Traditional Fare and…Toilet Paper?

Like several restaurants in the area, Founding Farmers located in Park Potomac just off I-270 near Montrose Road, is still open for business for curbside pick up. But they’re not just selling the regular fare. When you go online to order, there are some non-traditional offerings like oranges, cookie dough and…toilet paper. Yes, toilet paper, […]

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March 27, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Quince Orchard Star Demeioun Robinson Commits to Maryland

Rising senior Demeioun Robinson, all-America outside linebacker/defensive end at Quince Orchard High School, announced that he has committed to play at the University of Maryland. The announcement came as a surprise in recruiting circles. Robinson is a four-star player who has been compared as a pass rusher to former DeMatha and Ohio State star Chase […]

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March 22, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Maryland’s Third Coronavirus Death: Montgomery County Woman in her 40s

The Maryland Department of Health announced Saturday night the state’s third death as a result of #COVID19: a Montgomery County woman in her 40s who suffered from underlying medical conditions. RELEASE: @MDHealthDept tonight announced the state’s third death as a result of #COVID19: a Montgomery County resident in her 40s who suffered from underlying medical […]

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March 20, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Doctors Weigh in on Whether Playing Golf is Safe Right Now

Lots of people in Montgomery County are playing golf right now but is it safe to do so given the importance of social distancing? Dr. Pasquale Santini, an internist in Chevy Chase, told MyMCMedia, “If you are over 70, I would not risk it. For the younger people, and keeping good distance, they should be […]

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March 19, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Despite Coronavirus Crisis, Montgomery County Golf Courses are Packed

If you’re driving by a golf course expecting to see an empty field, you’re in for a surprise. While most businesses are shut down or severely cutting back, local golf courses are surprisingly bustling. Montgomery County Revenue Authority, which owns and operates the nine Montgomery County Golf (MCG) courses, experienced booming business on Thursday when temperatures […]

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March 19, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Potomac’s Maggie Rose to Conduct Virtual Concert from Nashville

Earlier this week, musicians John Legend, Chris Martin of Coldplay and Keith Urban held virtual concerts to provide a fun distraction from all the coronavirus news. Potomac native Maggie Rose is adding her name to that list. Rose wanted do her part to create a diversion and to entertain her fans back home in Montgomery […]

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March 18, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Winter Weather Ends Like it Began – With a Whimper

It may not feel like it but Wednesday is the last day of winter – one of the mildest winters recorded in modern history. Temperatures were way above normal and snow accumulations way below normal. According to FOX5’s chief meteorologist Sue Palka, there is no official measure for the amount of precipitation that falls in Montgomery […]

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March 13, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Cafe Deluxe in Bethesda is Closing

The Cafe Deluxe in Bethesda Row is closing. Friday is the last day. Employees were informed Thursday. Cafe Deluxe has been at its current location for 21 years. View this post on Instagram After 21 years, Cafe Deluxe in Bethesda is closing. Today is the last day. A post shared by MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) on Mar […]

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March 12, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

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Strathmore Cancels Upcoming Shows Including Tony Bennett

The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda announced the cancellation of the following shows this weekend: BSO: Mahler Symphony No. 3 on Thursday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Washington Chorus St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Friday at 8 p.m. Tony Bennett on Sunday at 8 p.m. (1/2) COVID-19 Update: We are actively responding to […]

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