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January 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Grandma Gets Her COVID-19 Vaccination

Perhaps we should call this Keeping Up With Katie’s Grandmother? The Olympic swimming champ gave shoutouts to her nonagenarian grandmother for getting her COVID-19 vaccination and to frontline workers for their courageous work. Just ten days shy of her 95th birthday, my supermodel grandma received her first dose of the covid vaccine. Thank you to […]

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January 8, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Four Teammates from Good Counsel’s 2011 Team Prep for NFL Playoffs

The NFL playoffs get underway this weekend with six games — three on Saturday including the NFC East Champion Washington Football Team hosting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 8:15 pm on NBC — and three on Sunday including the Baltimore Ravens (11-5) at the Tennessee Titans (11-5) at 1 p.m. on ABC. Four players involved […]

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December 23, 2020 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Pays Virtual Visit to Children’s Hospital

Olympic gold medal winning swimmer and Bethesda native Katie Ledecky paid a virtual visit to Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. to spread cheer during the holiday season. “My hometown pediatric hospital, [Children’s National Hospital], has a special place in my heart. I love visiting whenever I can. Today I visited virtually and we played […]

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December 16, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

‘Small Town Boy’ Funk Overcomes Injuries to Have Breakout Senior Year

After a career full of injuries, Maryland running back Jake Funk is ending his college football career on a high note. And getting recognition from outside the program. Funk overcame torn ACLs (one in each knee) the last two years to have his career year in 2020. The senior running back and former Damascus High […]

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December 14, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Northwest Football Coach Mike Neubeiser Steps Down After 10 Years

Mike Neubeiser is stepping down after 10 years as the head football coach at Northwest High School, according to a statement he made on Twitter. “I believe we accomplished our goals,” Neubeiser wrote on Twitter. “We turned Northwest into a respectable program and, most importantly, helped many young men become more disciplined and productive members […]

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December 7, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Maury Povich Discusses Father Shirley’s Legacy at Bethesda Big Train Event

Over the past month, Bethesda Big Train Base Ball has hosted several virtual events to stay connected with fans. As part of its Big Train Base Ball & Holiday Auction, Sunday’s event saw veteran TV host and Washington DC native Maury Povich discuss the legacy of his father, Shirley Povich. The legendary Washington Post sports columnist is […]

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December 2, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Completes Degree from Stanford

With no competitions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Olympic gold swimmer Katie Ledecky dove head first into her schoolwork. The Bethesda native enrolled in a full load of classes in the spring, summer and fall, making the most of her time out of the water. In November, Ledecky graduated from Stanford with an undergraduate degree in psychology. […]

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November 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Outdoor Exercise Equipment Now Available at Wheaton Regional Park

Montgomery County Parks Department announced on Twitter that Wheaton Regional Park has new outdoor gym equipment. “The 1,800 square-foot station features seven pieces of equipment and an accessible walkway to the bathrooms, parking lot, playground, and Pine Lake Trail,” Montgomery Parks tweeted. In light of the coronavirus, Montgomery Park requires people to wear masks and […]

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November 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Inmigrante Mexicano Liderará al Primer Equipo de Breakdance de EE.UU.

Antonio Castillo, un inmigrante mexicano de Takoma Park, está viviendo su sueño de liderar al primer equipo de breakdance de Estados Unidos a los Juegos Olímpicos que tendrán lugar en París en 2024. MyMCMedia lo visitó y entrenó un poco con él en su Breakin ‘Dance Studio – “The Lab” – donde enseña a casi […]

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November 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dewey Local Park Gets Makeover Featuring New Street Hockey Rink

Dewey Local Park in Silver Spring has gotten a makeover for the first time since 1990. The renovations are part of Montgomery Parks’ “refresher program.” The refresher has brought several new features to the park, including an outdoor gym, a playground, picnic area, a dog park area, a “tyke track,” and a $140,000 street hockey […]

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