May 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Kensington Family Makes Neighbors Smile with Daily ‘Bad Dad Jokes’

Neighbors get a laugh walking past the Schruben home in Kensington.  Tom Schruben began posting daily “bad dad jokes” outside his home to lift his spirits during the COVID-19 Stay at Home order, with the help of his wife, Ann, and 11-year-old daughter, Darcy. Now, cars slow down to get a look and people email […]

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December 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville House Fire Causes $600,000 in Damages, Two People Displaced (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County firefighters battled a house fire on Tuesday night in the 1700 block of Pasture Brook Way in Rockville. Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer said when firefighters arrived at the scene, around 10:45 p.m. on Dec. 20, there were flames throughout the house. According to Piringer, the occupants of the house safely […]

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December 13, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Scott Tomaszewski Will Serve Two Life Sentences for 2015 For Killing Rockville Couple (VIDEO)

A Rockville man accused of killing his neighbors will spend the rest of his life behind bars without the possibility of parole. 32 year year old Scott Tomaszewski pleaded guilty  back in September to first degree murder for killing Dick and Jody Vilardo on May 10, 2015. The murder was discovered by the daughter of the victims, […]

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September 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty to Killing Rockville Couple (VIDEO)

A Rockville man who was charged in the stabbing deaths of his neighbors has pleaded guilty. According to online court records, Scott Tomaszewski, 32,entered a guilty plea on Sept. 20th.  He is scheduled to be sentenced for the killings of Dick and Jody Vilardo on Nov. 15. After the guilty plea was entered in court on […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg House Struck by Lightning, Neighbors Launch Fund for Family (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED A Gaithersburg family is displaced from their Washingtonian Woods home after a lightning bolt ignited a fire at the three-level house Wednesday evening, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the Sept. 7th blaze occurred around 6 p.m. in the 200 block of Midsummer Drive, and it […]

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September 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Learn More About Going Solar at a Session Set for Sept. 8 in Germantown (VIDEO)

An information session to tout a new solar cooperative in Montgomery County is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 8 at the Upcounty Regional Services Center in Germantown. Find out more in this report, below: Learn more about the cooperative and RSVP to attend the session, here.

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March 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts the latest episode of Council in Brief, which includes reports on illegal dumping, future housing needs in Montgomery County, and lead pipes.

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April 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

Floreen Awards Golden Shovels (PHOTO)

The long and snowy winter produced numerous Montgomery County residents who went out of their way to help neighbors. Today, County Council Vice President Nancy Floreen presented “Golden Shovel Awards” to more than 20 residents who helped neighbors shovel out after snowfalls. Many of the awardees attended the ceremonies in Rockville, including James Gutmann, who […]

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February 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Hold on to your hat! There is a high wind advisory in effect until noon on Sunday. Montgomery County officials have posted some cold weather safety tips on the county’s website. 2. Montgomery County officials are also working to […]

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January 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of Debra Lezama, clinical coordinator at Avery Road Treatment Center

Treatment Center Staff Sees Steady Admissions Because of Heroin Epidemic (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Clinical Coordinator Debra Lezama describes the heroin addicted patients she is seeing at the Avery Road Treatment Center. Take a look:   Related:

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