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May 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Public Libraries Add Hours at Five Branches During Summer Months

Longer Summer Weekend Evening Hours for Five Branches Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) hours increase at five branches from June 1 through Aug. 25.  The five branches will be open Friday evenings and Saturdays during the summer. The extended weekend hours began in 2016 at the Rockville Memorial Library.  Funding was added to expand the […]

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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash on I-270 at Darnestown Road

Maryland troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred last night on I-270 northbound at Darnestown Road in Rockville. Police officers said they received a call about the single vehicle collision in the local lanes of I-270 at 11:10 p.m. on June 1st. According to a police account, the preliminary investigation indicates that the operator […]

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June 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 1st, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, June 1st, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Bethesda Plan: The Planning Board meets today, and on the agenda is the Bethesda Downtown Design Guidelines. 2. In Memory: The Wootton community will dedicate the Dr. Michael J. Doran Memorial Bridge in memory of the school’s beloved principal. The […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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May 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Concerts Return to Bethesda’s Veterans Park

Free outdoor summer concerts return to downtown Bethesda Thursday evenings during May, June and July. The concerts, sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, jazz, swing, and reggae. The concerts begin in May and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Veterans Park, […]

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June 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leanne Ferfolia Named President of National Philharmonic at Strathmore (PHOTOS)

The National Philharmonic at Strathmore has announced the appointment of Leanne Ferfolia as its new president, effective June 1. According to a news release, Ferfolia served as vice president of the Philharmonic and before that, director of development. Ferfolia succeeds Ken Oldham Jr., who after 14 years of service to the National Philharmonic, including eleven […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

New Citizens Are Welcomed at Naturalization Ceremony in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

A Naturalization Ceremony was held on June 1 at the Gaithersburg Library where 34 new citizens were welcomed from 27 different countries. Representatives from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services officiated the ceremony. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Countries represented, included: Albania, Algeria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, […]

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May 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Bowers Overturns B-CC Principal’s Decision

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) interim superintendent Larry Bowers has decided to allow some Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School (B-CC) students who reportedly consumed alcohol during prom activities to participate in the school’s graduation ceremonies. His decision overrules the principal’s decision on this matter. Bowers announced his decision in a letter to B-CC senior families dated […]

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May 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Register Now to Give Blood in Honor of Officer Noah Leotta on June 1st (VIDEO)

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive on June 1st in honor of fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta. The blood drive will take place in the first floor conference room of the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters, which is located at 100 Edison Park Drive in Gaithersburg, between the hours of 10 a.m. […]

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May 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County to Begin Issuing Birth Certificates on June 1

For the first time ever, Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will begin issuing birth certificates next week at the Dennis Avenue Heath Center in Silver Spring. Up until now, the county did not issue birth certificates, although it did provide death certificates. Montgomery County Spokesperson Mary Anderson said the county now […]

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