May 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Sardi’s Restaurants Close Wednesday to Honor Late Founder 

All Sardi’s Chicken locations closed Wednesday in honor of CEO and co-founder Philip Sardelis, who died from complications developed from having COVID-19. Sardelis, 48, lived in Derwood. He founded the Peruvian chicken chain with his cousin, also named Philip Sardelis. Family was the single most important thing in his cousin’s life, Sardelis told MyMCM. He […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to Tour A Wider Circle in Silver Spring

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is touring A Wider Circle in Silver Spring later today. Mark Bergel, the founder and executive director of A Wider Circle, said the governor’s visit has been in the works for some time. According to Bergel, Hogan and his staff want to learn more about the nonprofit and its work serving […]

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May 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Book Festival Sets a Record for Attendance (VIDEO)

It’s official. The Gaithersburg Book Festival has set a new record for attendance. City officials estimate that 22,000 people attended the literary event this year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Denise Kayser, division chief of arts and events for the city of Gaithersburg, said attendance in 2017 was almost twice the size of the 2016 turnout. […]

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April 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Free Prom Dresses Offered by Dressed in Love Ministries (VIDEO)

Spring is officially here and for some high school students in Montgomery County, so is prom season. Jennifer Williams, founder of Dressed in Love Ministries Inc, is making prom dress dreams for some young girls come true. A recent study by Visa’s Prom Spending Survey shows that Americans spend more than $900 on average for […]

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February 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Student Athletes Learn Life Lessons During the Lead ‘Em Up Program (PHOTOS)

Jonathan Harris is a senior at Walt Whitman High School and in just a few months, he’ll be heading to college. Anticipating college isn’t the only thing Harris is excited about.   He’s a member of the school’s men’s basketball team and like many of his teammates, Harris is mentally preparing for their first round […]

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January 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Frustrated About Plans for Bethesda Growth, Talk About Incorporation (VIDEO)

REVISED 1.18.17 2:30 p.m.  Frustrated with the lack of representation from the Montgomery County Council, dozens of Bethesda residents turned out for an informational meeting on Thursday night to learn more about the process to incorporate Bethesda. The meeting was hosted by two groups, the Coalition of Bethesda Area Residents and the East Bethesda Citizens […]

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November 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fifth Graders Experience Blues at Jazz Concert at Strathmore (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools fifth graders recently experienced the blues at a jazz concert at the Music Center at Strathmore. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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April 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Book Festival Insider (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke sits down with Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and bestselling author Sarah Pekkanen to get the inside scoop on the May 16th Gaithersburg Book Festival.

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December 18, 2014 | Sonya Burke

SoulCycle to Open Bethesda Studio on Dec. 18 (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Fitness fans take note: SoulCycle, the country’s full-body indoor cycling studio, will open a Bethesda studio next week at 4931 Elm Street. The new Montgomery County location is scheduled to open on Dec. 18 just a few months after SoulCycle opened the doors to its first D.C. area ride at its M Street studio […]

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October 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Jud Ashman: “I am Going to Have to Strike that Balance” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Councilmember Jud Ashman talks about striking a balance between his future mayoral role and his ongoing Gaithersburg Book Festival duties. Ashman is expected to be sworn in as the city of Gaithersburg’s next mayor at a ceremony on Nov. 10. As we have reported earlier, Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz submitted his […]

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