April 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen on Budget: “Everything is on the Table” (VIDEO)

At her weekly briefing this week, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen announced that two Council Committees will be studying compensation issues for county employees and Montgomery County Public Schools employees. This review comes as the Council considers a property tax increase as part of its budget deliberations. “Everything is on the table,” Floreen said. […]

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March 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Ride On Bus Service Adding Buses on Wednesday

Montgomery County’s Ride On bus service is planning to add buses when possible to routes on Wednesday in response to the Metro rail outage. According to a county news release, there are 85,000 daily Metro rail travelers in Montgomery County. Commuters are encouraged to adjust their travel plans accordingly. Montgomery County Government will be open […]

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February 4, 2016 | Willie James Inman

County Employees Celebrate Black History Month at Universities at Shady Grove (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Employees Black History Month Program Committee is hosting its annual celebration at the Universities at Shady Grove today. The theme of this year’s program is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories.” Local leaders, including County Executive Ike Leggett, Council President Nancy Floreen, and Councilmember Craig Rice, are among those attending the […]

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November 16, 2015 | John Kolm

A Thought Experiment

“Imagination is more important than knowledge”. – Albert Einstein Let’s imagine that you take a staff climate survey of your organization, and discover that 80 percent of your people are unhappy.  Unless you work in an industry where it literally makes no difference how unhappy or disconnected your staff is, you’d more than likely assume […]

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November 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

OLO to Release Report on County’s Top Manager Salaries on Tuesday (VIDEOS)

Are Montgomery County directors and managers compensated higher than their counterparts at other area governments? The Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) is expected to release a report at 10 a.m. on Tuesday that addresses this topic. You may remember that back in July, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal called for a review of the […]

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July 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

FTC Expert Provides Identity Theft Tips (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Lisa Schifferle of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) tells a standing room only crowd in Germantown that the agency’s main mission is to prevent identity theft and fraud. During her short presentation, she provided some valuable information about identity theft to residents, many of them federal employees who are concerned […]

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July 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leventhal Calls for OLO Study of County Managers’ Salaries (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal is calling for an Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) review of the salaries of Montgomery County’s “high level managers.” In a memo to Councilmembers on July 13th, he said: “Our managers do an excellent job, but my sense is that in many cases their salaries are well above those […]

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June 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Not Your Average Joe’s Hiring 100 Employees for Bethesda Location

Looking for a job? Not Your Average Joe’s, a New England-based restaurant, is currently hiring more than 100 employees for its new Bethesda location. The restaurant is slated to open on July 5th in the Georgetown Square Shopping Center, 10400 Old Georgetown Road. According to a news release, the restaurant is seeking energetic, professional and […]

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April 16, 2015 | Rachel Moskal

Montgomery College Touts Wellness for Employees (VIDEO)

Montgomery College’s wellness program is popular with employees. Rachel Moskal reports. MC Wellness Honored from Montgomery College CBT Dept on Vimeo.

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February 23, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Residents To Share Stories of Civil Rights History

One resident was not allowed to receive a library card or read books in the library. Another grew up in a property bought by his great-great-grandmother who was a slave to the Beall family in Rockville. But all of them had one thing in common: they fought and still fight for equal, fair, and just treatment […]

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