April 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin Calls Coronavirus Death Projections a ‘Catastrophe for Our Country’

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D), of Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, reacted to the White House Coronavirus Task Force’s bleak announcement about coronavirus fatalities. President Donald Trump announced at the task force’s press briefing Tuesday that a minimum of 100,000 to 240,000 Americans will die because of the coronavirus. In an interview with MyMCMedia on Wednesday, […]

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November 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Opens New Public Safety Training Academy (VIDEO)

Local officials recently gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new state-of-the-art Public Safety Training Academy (PTSA), which is located at 8751 Snouffer School Road in Gaithersburg near Montgomery Village. The new PSTA is part of the Montgomery County Multi Agency Service Park (MASP). Its opening marks the completion of the eighth project and final […]

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August 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

How to Help Residents Affected by Silver Spring Apartment Complex Explosion (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is working with nonprofits to assist residents who have been displaced after the tragic explosion that happened at the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Spokesperson Mary Anderson talks about how residents can help by donating to local nonprofit groups. Anderson said that approximately 90 […]

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August 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Explosion at Apartment Complex in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

A search and rescue effort is underway at an apartment complex in Silver Spring following an overnight explosion and fire. It happened shortly before midnight in the 8600 block of Piney Branch Road. Over 100 firefighters were called to the scene of the three alarm fire. Firefighters said some occupants were trapped on the second […]

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June 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCM Board Chair Jeffrey Slavin Appears on Comcast’s Newsmakers (VIDEO)

Jeffrey Slavin, board chair of Montgomery Community Media, recently was interviewed on Comcast’s Newsmakers. Mayor Slavin talked about MCM’s programming, classes, website and the upcoming event for Vietnam Veterans at the Universities at Shady Grove. You can watch the Newsmakers episode, below: Slavin, for those who don’t know, is also the mayor of the Town […]

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June 4, 2015 | Omri Haberman

The Sight Beyond

A brief interview with Shawn Jacobson, a man who has led a productive and prosperous life as a father, a local statistician, and a science fiction writer.  He did it all while combating the obstacles of being legally blind since birth.

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December 29, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Roshdieh: ‘Our Road Network is Essentially Built Out’

UPDATED The new acting director of Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is sharing some of his goals and vision for moving the county forward in an interview posted online on Dec. 29. Al Roshdieh says the county’s “road network is essentially built out” in an online interview with Esther Bowring, the editor of Go […]

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October 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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The Search for Sarah and Jacob Hoggle: A Special Report (VIDEO)

Two young kids are missing, their mother is in custody and their father is in pain:  Watch our MyMCMedia special report on the search for Clarksburg residents Sarah (3) and Jacob (2) Hoggle. For more information on this case and the latest information about local search efforts, visit the find Sarah, find Jacob website here. Update […]

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September 26, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Tips Wanted to Find Sarah and Jacob (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Troy Turner, the father of missing Jacob (2) and Sarah (3) Hoggle, tells us what you can do to get involved and to help find his missing children. For more information on this case, visit the find Sarah, find Jacob website here. Related:

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January 28, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Council Interviews Fire Chief (Photos)

Montgomery County Councilmembers interviewed County Executive Isiah Leggett’s appointee, Steve Lohr, for the position of Montgomery County Fire Chief today (Jan. 28). Lohr is currently serving as the Interim Fire Chief. Councilmembers thanked Lohr for his service and asked him questions about his background, challenges facing the department, the affordable care act, ambulance fees, quality […]

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