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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May 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Talks Trash (… and Budget, and Politics …)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters Monday, and discussed last week’s straw vote on the county’s $5.4 billion spending plan, as well as the troubles with getting a trash contractor to live up to his contract. He also discusses the upcoming election season, where possibly three or more members of the County Council […]

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August 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council President Nancy Floreen Previews Fall Schedule at News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen met with reporters on Aug. 1st for her final briefing before the Council’s six-week summer recess. At the briefing, Floreen discussed a variety of issues including the Council’s upcoming work session on the 9-1-1 system outage and her thoughts on Metro’s Safe Track. She also announced an upcoming Town […]

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July 18, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Governor Hogan Opposes More Freddie Gray Trials (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says, in his opinion, it would be a waste of time and money to put two more police officers on trial in the Freddie Gray case. The governor was asked about the acquittal of Lt. Brian Rice of all charges related to the arrest and death of Gray. The verdict in […]

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Discusses Snow, Superintendent, Westbard and Airbnb at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen met with reporters on Feb. 8th for her weekly briefing, and she began the discussion by announcing some changes to the County Council’s schedule on Tuesday because of the wintry weather headed this way. According to Floreen, a special session on the blizzard has been rescheduled from Feb. 9th […]

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February 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

School Board Selects Dr. Jack Smith as Next Superintendent (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously approved, on Feb. 4th, the conditional appointment of Dr. Jack Smith as the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools. Meet Dr. Smith, and hear some of his philosophy, in this MyMCMedia Extra video: The appointment is contingent on contract negotiations and obtaining state approval. If all goes […]

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February 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Talks Blizzard, DLC, Watkins Mill Interchange and More at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

The Blizzard of 2016 was the hot topic at Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen’s weekly briefing on Feb. 1st.    Floreen said she has requested that executive staff from all county departments involved in storm operations participate in a special session with Councilmembers on Feb. 9th. As for the cost of the storm, Floreen […]

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December 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council President Nancy Floreen Discusses Budget Situation, Marijuana, Radon and More at Briefing (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen held her first weekly briefing with reporters on Dec. 7 at the Council Office Building in Rockville. Floreen discussed a variety of topics including: falling revenue projections, school funding, marijuana dispensaries, vaping and electronic cigarettes, the proposed Bus Rapid Transit system, radon testing and more. You can watch the […]

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July 27, 2015 | Aline Barros

Leventhal News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters Monday, July 27, for a news briefing which he discussed the budget savings plan, the Purple Line, development in White Flint, the Silver Spring Transit Center, his upcoming vacation and more. He began by reading a list of all the accomplishments of the Council this year. Take […]

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July 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ali Krieger on Washington Spirit: “This is My Favorite Club to Play For” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, defender Ali Krieger fields questions from reporters at a news conference on July 18th before the Washington Spirit game. This is my favorite club to play for,” Krieger told reporters. This was her first home game since winning the World Cup. Krieger did not play on July 18th against Seattle because […]

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