MoCo’s Most Famous

August 15, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard

Dr. DeRionne Pollard is not your father’s college president. Not even close. She’s out, she’s proud and she’s in charge. In her 10th year of leading Montgomery College, Pollard discusses what the goals of higher education should be, why community colleges matter and who her go to musical artist is after a tough day at […]

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July 29, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Mark Ein’s Journey from Tournament Ball Boy to Owner

Mark Ein might as well be called DC’s Mr. Tennis. He made his name as an investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist in Washington D.C. but most people know him as the owner of the Washington Kastles, a professional team that won six championships (including five in a row) in World Team Tennis. He is passionate about […]

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June 10, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Springbrook Great, NFL Veteran, Now CEO Shawn Springs

Shawn Springs is one of the best football players to ever come out of Montgomery County. After a decorated career at Springbrook as an All-Met football player and track star, Springs was an All-America at Ohio State and the third overall pick in the 1997 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. A 13-year NFL career […]

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June 3, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Actor/Comedian and Magruder Graduate Jason Kravits

You may not know his name but chances are you know the face and have seen him on TV over the last several years. Jason Kravits has had roles on many prominent shows like Friends, Curb Your Enthusiam, The Practice, Law and Order, Everybody Loves Raymond, 30 Rock, Blue Bloods and many more. He grew […]

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May 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous Takes on the County’s Most Famous Landmark

It’s a building that Washingtonians see every day while driving on the Beltway: the Mormon Temple (actually called the Washington D.C. Temple). Most have never been inside so there’s a mystery attached to it. On this week’s MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff, we try to pull back the curtain and demystify some of the […]

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May 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: In Living Color’s Tommy Davidson Relishes Coming Home

Tommy Davidson burst onto the comedy scene in 1990 as part of an ensemble cast which included Jamie Foxx, Jim Carrey and the Wayans family in the groundbreaking TV show, In Living Color.  That was eight years after graduating from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. Davidson still relishes his days in Montgomery County and his five […]

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April 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: FOX5’s Sue Palka Reflects on 33 Years in Montgomery County

Sue Palka has been FOX5’s chief weather forecaster for over 33 years. She talks about starting out as a teacher and an actress, the major changes in meteorology over the years and why she loves Montgomery County – on this episode of MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff. Available Now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, […]

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March 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Michael Bobbitt to Leave Adventure Theatre

Michael Bobbitt, artistic director for the Glen Echo-based Adventure Theatre, will take a new position in the Boston area on August 1st. Learn about his 12-year journey with Adventure Theatre, the health of the institution, and Bobbitt’s plans for the future – on this episode of MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff.   Available Now […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 26. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 1:15 p.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Community Meeting on Burial Sites: Montgomery Planning is holding a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. to discuss county burial sites inventory […]

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March 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Johnny Holliday, the Voice of the Terps

The longtime voice of University of Maryland basketball and football, Johnny Holliday, is this week’s guest on MoCo’s Most Famous. Holliday talks about the Terps’ chances in the NCAA Tournament, living in the same house in Montgomery County for almost 50 years and what he likes and doesn’t like about basketball today. Available Now on […]

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