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July 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 31 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, July 31, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Maryland Face Covering Order: Governor Hogan’s expanded order announced Thursday takes effect today at 5 p.m. The order requires “all Marylanders over the age of five to wear face coverings in the public spaces of all businesses across the state. […]

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July 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 24 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, July 24, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wheaton COVID-19 Testing Clinic: Today’s clinic has moved from the County’s Amherst parking garage to the parking garage beneath the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center. Testing hours are 8 a.m. to noon. 2. Smithsonian Begins to Reopen: The Smithsonian’s […]

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July 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s What to Expect at MCM’s Virtual Podcasting Camp Starting Monday

Montgomery Community Media’s annual youth summer camps have received a makeover this year because of the coronavirus. MCM is still offering youth podcasting camp and smartphone video production camp for children ages 12 and up, but this summer the camps for are virtual. We caught up with Krushae Starnes, the assistant teacher for podcasting camp. […]

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July 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, July 17, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Update:  The City of Rockville’s Mayor and Council hold a virtual conference call at 9 a.m. today to discuss city operations in response to the pandemic. Here’s the agenda. 2. Business Briefing:  Council President Sidney Katz hosts the tenth […]

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July 11, 2020 | Marsha Kerman

MCM’s Youth Camps Go Virtual

Although MCM facilities are closed to the public, the essence of summer camp at MCM will remain the same in the virtual space. Jasmine White, MCM’s Director of Education and Community Engagement, said “Learning from professional media makers and getting access to new equipment and tools will continue to be part of the core experience […]

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July 10, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 10 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, July 10, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Business Briefing:  Council President Sidney Katz hosts the ninth in a series of business briefings at 12:30 p.m. Los Chorros restaurant owner Omar Lazo and Tusculum Farm’s Trish Schechtman join Katz for the zoom based briefing. The briefing will focus […]

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July 2, 2020 | Staff Writer

Award Correction Announcement

On June 1, 2020, MCM announced it was named the winner of the  “Overall Excellence” award for Community Access Media, Education from the Alliance for Community Media. Due to errors in the awards submission process, it has since been determined that MCM was not awarded that honor in accordance with ACM’s “Hometown Media Awards” rules. We regret any […]

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June 29, 2020 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Montgomery Community Media Providing Hyper-Local News

Kim Jones hosts this episode of Studio 501c3, a show that focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. This episode features Nannette Hobson, CEO of Montgomery Community Media. Jones and Hobson discuss the importance of covering hyper-local news. The goal of the organization is to be a media […]

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February 21, 2020 | Sheila Ogilvie

BLOG: Scholarship Opportunities

The Patuxent River (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Announce Four 2020 Scholarships. Deadline for All Spring 2020 Scholarship Applications: Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on March 15, 2020. To apply go to https://www.patuxentmdlinks.org to access the PRC Universal Scholarship Application. For questions, contact Mechelle D. Johnson-Webb at prclinksscholarships@gmail.com. Delegate Pam Queen and […]

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November 18, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Terrel and Nic Steal the Show at MCM’s Monty Awards

Montgomery Community Media hosted the Monty Awards Grand Finale on Sunday honoring the many volunteers who have produced TV shows for MCM over the years. Hosted by longtime WUSA9 news anchor Andrea Roane, the Montys honored hosts, producers and technicians for the great work. Special awards went to Vernon Ricks who won the Bruce Adams […]

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