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April 1, 2021 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: PGA Tour Golfer Denny McCarthy

Pro golfer Denny McCarthy is moving up the charts. The 28 year-old Montgomery County native is coming off the best stretch of his young PGA Tour career. In his last three tournaments, he tied for 26th place at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, was 55th at The Players Championship but was one-shot off the lead at […]

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February 18, 2021 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Lewis Black

Lewis Black is that angry, ranting comedian from several stand-ups specials, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and the man who essentially played himself as the voice of Anger in the Pixar animated, Oscar-winning film Inside Out in 2015. Black grew up in a funny household in Silver Spring attending Springbrook High School in the 60’s […]

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October 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous Podcast: Former Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett

Isiah “Ike” Leggett has come out of retirement. But just briefly he says. Leggett, 76, has joined a group including David Blair, Connie Morella and Carmen Ortiz Larsen whose goal is to fight against two questions on the ballot for the upcoming election: Questions B and D. Leggett spoke to MyMCMedia’s Joe Yasharoff in the […]

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December 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Santa Claus Visits from the North Pole

As the song reminds us, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. At MyMCMedia, we want to help make the holidays as festive as possible so we approached the most beloved and famous person of all – especially this time of year – to see if he would grace us with his presence on […]

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October 11, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman

Jud Ashman is the affable mayor of the city of Gaithersburg. He has been a very busy man lately with a long list of big things like Montgomery County’s first ever Wawa and possibly first-ever Royal Farms. Ashman addresses those topics plus the future of Lakeforest Mall and discusses his pet project, the popular Gaithersburg […]

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September 13, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Katie Ledecky Fully Focused on 2020 Tokyo Olympics

At the ripe old age of 15, Katie Ledecky stood atop the highest podium during the medal ceremony at the 2012 London Olympic Games proudly listening to the national anthem after winning her first gold medal. Now 22, Ledecky has five Olympic golds and will be trying to add to her collection next summer at […]

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August 28, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Legendary High School Football Coach Bob Milloy Discusses His Hall of Fame Career

47 years as head coach at four Montgomery County schools. 405 career wins, the most in Maryland history. Eight state championships. The numbers are startling but only tell part of the story of Bob Milloy, one of the most influential coaches these parts have ever seen. The retired coach came to MCM to discuss the […]

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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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