March 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Demand for Stock-Up Items Leads to ‘Aggressive Shopping’ and Empty Shelves

MyMCMedia stopped by Target at the RIO Lakefront in Gaithersburg to explore reports that retailers are experiencing product shortages due to coronavirus-motivated shopping. Hand sanitizer was completely sold out, in full-size and in the mini’s/travel section. One customer noted he was looking for it and was unsuccessful. Cleansing wipes like Clorox sparsely lined shelves. Over-the-counter […]

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February 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Students Work On a Museum About Their Fears

Students from Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Walt Whitman and other high schools are putting together a museum exhibition called “Fear Itself.” Inside an old rectory next to the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, the museum is meant to highlight fears students have today such as climate change, dissociative identities and self-doubt.  The museum will be open March 20-22.

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September 27, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message from the Universe: You are a Celebrity

“If you only knew what a beloved and celebrated character you were before this lifetime began, and what a beloved and celebrated character you will be upon your return to realms unseen, nothing that now bothers or scares you would ever do so again.   Rock star, The Universe”©Mike Dooley, http://tut.com Experiences in life allow you […]

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September 21, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message from the Universe: Always Dream Big

“Have you noticed, how moving toward a great dream summons from life’s jungles the fiercest lions, the scariest tigers, and the grizzliest bears… who eventually turn out to be the noblest teachers, the bravest guides, and the dearest friends?  You’re on your way,    The Universe”©Mike Dooley, http://tut.com If your dreams don’t scare you, they are not […]

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May 15, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: Feeling of Being Vulnerable

“I want you to know that you need not feel so vulnerable. You’re an ancient gladiator of joy who chose the jungles of time and space with your superhero friends to experiment with shape shifting, mind bending, and planetary transformations. Any twinges of self-doubt are just to keep you grounded enough to refrain from laughing […]

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February 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Immigration concerns top this week’s edition of County Report This Week. The show also includes reports about the Dickerson incinerator, a police academy for Hispanic residents, local celebrations of Black History Month, and more. Watch the 30-minute news and information show, below:

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett: “Make No Mistake About It, There is Fear” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council members and County Executive Ike Leggett are addressing community concerns about safety and possible discrimination, harassment and hate crimes. On Tuesday, the elected leaders held a news conference and passed a resolution, reaffirming the county’s tradition of respect for all residents. “Make no mistake about it, there is fear, and there is […]

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December 11, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Local Muslim-Americans Raise Concerns About Discrimination at County Meeting (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence held a special meeting at the Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring on Dec. 10th. Local Muslim-Americans voiced their concerns about issues impacting the community in light of recent terrorist attacks. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Related Posts: 

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December 11, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Muslim Community Members Speak About Discrimination Concerns at County Meeting (PHOTOS)

Dozens of Muslim community members attended a special meeting, held by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence, at the Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring  on Thursday. The meeting provided an opportunity for local Muslim-Americans to speak out about the discrimination the community is facing to County officials and police […]

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