July 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County’s Mass Vaccination Site Closing: ‘Maryland is Squarely on the Road to Recovery’

After about three months of operation, Montgomery County’s only COVID-19 mass vaccination site is closing Friday. “Thanks to your tireless work, new cases are on a downward trend and we are beginning to open back up and Maryland is squarely on the road to recovery,” said Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl Stoddard […]

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October 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

1,561 MCPS Students Have Not Accessed Online Platforms

As of Friday 1,561 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have not accessed myMCPS Classroom or Zoom at all this school year. Under the current virtual learning model, attendance is fulfilled through either of the two platforms. At a school board meeting Tuesday MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith said most of the 1,561 “missing” students […]

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May 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Man Gets Hero’s Send-Off After Long Battle with Coronavirus

On Monday, a 73 year-old Silver Spring man officially went home after a long battle with the coronavirus. The man had been staying at Medstar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney since March. MedStar has not released the patient’s name for privacy reasons. On his 51st day at MedStar, the man was finally cleared for release. […]

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Heroin: “The Quiet Epidemic” in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

County Cable Montgomery has produced a 30-minute video report about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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September 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept.1, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Mosquito Control Program is scheduled to do a truck-mounted mosquito control spraying tonight in the Strawberry Knolls area of Gaithersburg. 2. The Maryland State Police Department announced that troopers plan to set up a sobriety checkpoint […]

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November 25, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Ike Leggett

County Executive Ike Leggett Says He’s Doing Well After Back Surgery (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett talks about his recent back surgery and recovery.

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November 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Announces He’s “Cancer Free” (VIDEO)

At a news conference on Monday afternoon, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced he’s “100-percent cancer free.” Hogan said he’s in remission after receiving medical treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. During his remarks at the podium, Hogan said he is thankful for all the love and support he has received from around the state of Maryland over […]

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January 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Treatment Program for Young Adults (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Clinical Coordinator Debra Lezama of the Avery Road Treatment Center talks about a new program aimed at helping young people with recovery. Take a look: For more coverage of the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County, see below: Related:

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January 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

The Heroin Epidemic in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is seeing an increase in the number of heroin-related deaths around the county. But there is help and hope for those struggling with this serious addiction. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more from the Avery Road Treatment Center in Rockville. Governor-elect Larry Hogan said one of the first things he will do after he’s […]

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