December 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan Emite una Nueva Orden que Limita los Viajes, Excepto para Santa

El gobernador de Maryland Larry Hogan emitió una orden de emergencia que limita los viajes sólo por razones esenciales. Aquellos que viajan dentro y fuera de Maryland ahora deben obtener un resultado negativo de la prueba de COVID-19 o ponerse en cuarentena durante 10 días, dijo Hogan en una conferencia de prensa, el jueves. La […]

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December 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Executive Warns: Don’t Celebrate Christmas, New Year’s in Large Groups

County Executive Marc Elrich is warning Montgomery County residents not to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and New Years holidays in large groups. Elrich said at a coronavirus media briefing on Dec. 16, “We’ve got two big holidays that many of us are used to celebrating this year. Don’t do it this year—don’t celebrate Christmas with […]

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December 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Issues Travel Order With Exemption for One Very Jolly Person and His Friends

Gov. Larry Hogan has issued an emergency order that limits travel to essential reasons only. Those who travel in and out of Maryland are now required to get a negative COVID-19 test result or self-quarantine for 10 days, Hogan said at a press conference Thursday. The restriction doesn’t affect people driving to and from states […]

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December 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gov. Hogan Declares Christmas Eve State Holiday

Several state employees will officially have a day off on Christmas Eve. Gov. Larry Hogan has declared Dec. 24 as a state holiday, meaning the state’s government agencies and offices will be closed that day. “Today I am declaring Thursday, December 24, 2020 a state holiday in observance of Christmas Eve. In a year that […]

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December 8, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Santa Claus Hitching a Ride with Hillandale Volunteer Fire Department

The holiday season is in full swing and with Christmas on the horizon, Santa Claus is coming to town. This year, the Hillandale Volunteer Fire Department is once again helping Santa make his way through multiple Hillandale neighborhoods. The Santa rides begin Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. along Lockwood Drive and Jackson Road. Additional […]

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December 4, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Santa Claus is Coming to Town on a Harley for Annual Children’s Inn Visit

As part of the Montgomery County police department’s annual effort to benefit The Children’s Inn at National Institute of Health, Santa Claus will travel through the county riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle on Dec. 9. Accompanied by motor officers, Santa Claus will leave the 5th District police station in Germantown, Md. at 3 p.m. to meet […]

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November 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Westfield Montgomery Mall Offering Physically Distanced Photos With Santa

Westfield Montgomery Mall announced on its Instagram page that it will be offering physically distanced photos with Santa Claus Nov. 27 through Dec. 24. Montgomery Mall posted on social media that photos with Santa are by appointment only; there will be no walkup photos allowed to avoid crowding. Because of the coronavirus, Santa will not […]

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October 23, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

North Pole Quarantine: Macy’s Announces Santa Will Not Visit Department Stores

For the first time in nearly 160 years, Santa Claus won’t be coming to town… well, more specifically, he won’t be stopping by at Macy’s department stores, including the Bethesda, Gaithersburg and Wheaton locations. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Macy’s announced it will instead host a “virtual experience” -to preserve the safety of customers and […]

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December 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

What’s Open, What’s Not in Montgomery County Over Holidays

Montgomery County released its holiday schedule for Christmas week and New Year’s week. What’s Open, What’s Closed on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve in Montgomery County Here’s a look at the county government’s holiday schedule for Dec. 24 and Dec. 31: County Offices — open. Libraries — closing at 6 p.m. County Liquor Stores […]

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December 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Santa Claus Visits from the North Pole

As the song reminds us, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. At MyMCMedia, we want to help make the holidays as festive as possible so we approached the most beloved and famous person of all – especially this time of year – to see if he would grace us with his presence on […]

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