Cindy Peña

August 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Vietnam Vet Shares His Story About a Return Visit to Vietnam (VIDEO)

Broadcast journalist Bob Schieffer will host Montgomery County’s Salute to Vietnam Veterans on Oct. 24. Schieffer, who recently retired as host of the CBS show Face the Nation, has agreed to host and be guest speaker as Montgomery County will honor the men and women who served the nation during the Vietnam War. Among the […]

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August 27, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Catholic Schools Open Doors to a New School Year (VIDEO)

It’s back to school for students throughout the county and for students in Catholic schools, the new school year starts with a focus on Pope Francis’ upcoming visit. MyMCMedia’s Cindy Peña shows us how one Catholic school is preparing for the school year and the special visitor.

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August 25, 2015 | Cindy Peña

photo of 13 year-old boy receiving immunication

Back to School – Get Your Vaccinations! (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials are urging all parents to make sure their students are properly vaccinated as the school year begins.  Free vaccines will be offered at the MCPS Back to School Fair on August 29th, as well at Montgomery County health clinics and in selected MCPS middle schools throughout the month of September. All […]

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August 24, 2015 | Cindy Peña

A Silver Spring Vet Returns to Vietnam for Healing and Peace (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

As Montgomery County prepares for it’s October 24th tribute to Vietnam Veterans, one vet is sharing his story about a recent return to Vietnam in the name of peace and self-reflection. He spoke with MyMCMedia’s Cindy Pena about his trip. You can find out more about the Oct. 24 salute to Vietnam veterans, here.

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August 24, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Middle School Creative Writers Celebrate Diversity (Photo)

Friends of the Library, Montgomery County are recruiting schools to participate in the 2015-2016 MOSAIC middle school student writing contest.  The first teacher info session is scheduled for October 6. Last year’s winners were announced over the summer.  Celebrating heritage and cultural differences, Montgomery County middle school students were honored for their award winning poems, […]

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August 18, 2015 | Cindy Peña

As MoCo Prepares to Honor Vietnam Vets, One Vet Recalls Recent Trip Back (VIDEO)

Bob Schieffer will host the Montgomery County Salute to Vietnam Veterans on Sat., Oct. 24.  Schieffer, who recently retired as host of the CBS show Face the Nation, has agreed to host and be guest speaker as Montgomery County will honor the men and women who served the nation during the Vietnam War.  Among the […]

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August 18, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Something for Everyone at the MoCo Fair! (VIDEO)

Forget about the heat, what’s hot about the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair this year are new rides, food and entertainment. It’s all here and more as MyMCMedia’s Cindy Peña shows us.

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August 18, 2015 | Cindy Peña

The Moo-ternity Ward is a Popular Place at the MoCo Fair! (VIDEO)

The Moo-ternity Ward is one of the most popular stops at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. A few cows ready to give birth were brought here so people can see the live birth of a baby calf.  Mystery, a Milking Shorthorn was born at the fair a few years ago and is about to give […]

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August 18, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Going Back to Our Roots at the MoCo Fair (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opened back in 1949 when Montgomery was largely rural and agricultural.  The county has become more suburban, but as Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner explains, the MoCo Fair shows us how we’re still holding on to those agricultural roots .

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August 18, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Fun, Food and More at the MoCo Fair! (VIDEO)

For many fair-goers, the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is an annual event that provides entertainment for the whole family.  There are new rides, and popular food sure to whet everyone’s appetite. We spoke to some families who make the fair a yearly tradition.

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