May 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg Vaccine Development Company Testing Candidate for COVID-19

A vaccine development company headquartered in Gaithersburg is starting clinical trials for a potential COVID-19 vaccine.  Novavax will administer the trials for vaccine candidate NVX‑CoV2373 in two phases, a statement from the company says. Phase 1 will test 131 people in Australia for immune response and safety. Results are expected in July. “Administering our vaccine […]

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January 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés Joins Relief Chefs in Puerto Rico After Earthquake

Chef José Andrés of Bethesda has once again activated his team of relief chefs at World Central Kitchen to respond to the aftermath of the earthquake in Puerto Rico. Andrés developed World Central Kitchen as a nonprofit that offers free meals to areas struck by natural disasters. World Central Kitchen has sent relief chefs to […]

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July 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Back In Action, Takes Silver

After two days off with a bout of dehydration, Katie Ledecky returned to the pool at the world championships in South Korea, helping the US to take silver in the 4×200 meter freestyle event. Australia won the gold. Ledecky withdrew from two events on Tuesday – the 200m and 1500m freestyle – but looked good […]

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November 4, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

Community Media: Here at Home and On The Other Side of the World

This past Sunday, we celebrated MCM’s community media contributors with our annual Monty Awards. It was an event that attracted nearly 200 volunteers, community producers & technicians along with MCM staff and board members to recognize the wonderful work of those from across Montgomery County who create TV programs and other media content. The vast […]

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June 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

Spirit Signs Two World Cup Players

The Washington Spirit has signed two international players now competing in the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015. Hayley Raso plays for Australia and Josephine Chukwunonye plays for Nigeria. Each player will take an international spot on the Spirit roster at the end of their World Cup play. Australia and Nigeria face each other today in […]

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June 9, 2015 | Krista Brick

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Nets Win Against Australia

The U.S. Women’s Soccer team dominated Australia Monday night in their first game of the FIFA World Cup Canada 2015, outscoring their opponent 3-1. The win puts the American team in first place in Group D. GROUP D STANDINGS #USA #NGA #SWE #AUS — FIFA Women’sWorldCup (@FIFAWWC) June 9, 2015 You can watch […]

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June 7, 2015 | Krista Brick

U.S. Begins World Cup Quest Monday

The FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 gets started on Saturday, but U.S. team including Washington Spirit players Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger will have to wait until Monday to make its debut. The U.S. team is part of Group D along with Australia, Sweden and Nigeria. The first matches of the tournament begin on […]

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