April 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Blair’s Silver Chips Student Reporters Meet New Digital Deadlines

Montgomery Blair High School’s independently run student newspaper, Silver Chips, is currently operating exclusively for the web. Since Montgomery County Public Schools have moved to online learning, Blair senior Prayag Gordy—an editor for Silver Chips—has realized “the student media is the local media.” Silver Chips has 80 staff members, made up of reporters, editors, photographers, […]

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September 11, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Express Newspaper Announces Abrupt Closing

Express, The Washington Post’s free daily newspaper for commuters and Metro riders, is closing Thursday. A farewell column will be published in its last paper that day, according to an article in The Washington Post.  Express, commuter newspaper published by The Washington Post, shuts down after 16 years — The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September […]

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June 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Lindsey Hoggle Writes about Her Daughter, Mental Illness and Jail in Letter to Local Newspaper

Lindsey Hoggle, the mother of Catherine Hoggle and the grandmother of missing Sarah and Jacob Hoggle, has written a letter to The Washington Post about mental illness and incarceration. Her daughter, Catherine Hoggle, is being treated for mental health issues at Clifton T. Perkins State Hospital in Jessup, Maryland. Catherine is believed to be last […]

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February 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Bethesda Resident Sam Deutsch Wins Jeopardy’s College Championship

Bethesda resident Sam Deutsch, a student at the University of Southern California, was the $100,000 grand prize winner of Jeopardy’s 2016 College Championship this month. His winning answer was “Biden” and that resulted in a shout out on Twitter, and a letter from the vice president of the United States. .@Jeopardy Kind of a heavy […]

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June 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gazette Publishes Final Issue in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

It’s the end of an era for readers of the Gazette newspaper in Montgomery County. Related:

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June 18, 2015 | Krista Brick

Montgomery’s Historical Society Offers to Host Gazette Digital Archive

The Montgomery County Historical Society has offered to manage the digital archives of the now-defunct Gazette newspapers. Matt Logan, executive director of the Montgomery County Historical Society, said he has called officials at The Gazette to offer the society as a landing spot for the digital documents of the newspaper that published its last edition June 17. […]

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June 17, 2015 | Krista Brick

As Gazette Era Ends, Archiving Discussion Begins

As The Gazette hits driveways and front stoops for the last time today, questions turn to how to preserve what has already been published. Rockville Councilmember Tom Moore told MyMCMedia he has reached out to The Washington Post to find out plans to archive the issues, but he said he has not gotten a response. […]

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June 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Sends Legal Ads to Sentinel

The loss of the Gazette newspaper means a little more money for another community newspaper. A city of Gaithersburg spokesperson says legal ads scheduled to run this week in the Gazette newspaper will be running in the Sentinel newspaper instead. “We are conducting a cost analysis of the various publications that meet State requirements for […]

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June 12, 2015 | Aline Barros and Krista Brick

UPDATED: Gazette Publishing Last Newspapers This Week

UPDATED, June 12, 12:09 p.m. – The Washington Post Community Media is shutting down the Montgomery County Gazette effective Aug. 11, according to the Washington Post. A letter from Donna Johnson, Post Community Media vice president, states the 69 affected employees are not represented by any labor organization. The Gazette offices are at 9030 Comprint […]

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April 20, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Non-Profit Brings Printed Word to the Visually Impaired (Video)

The Metropolitan Washington Ear is celebrating 40 years of bringing the written word to the visually impaired in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of how the Silver Spring-based non-profit and its volunteers are working to support the blind community. Freddie Peaco went completely blind from Glaucoma when she was […]

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