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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

World Champion Brother-Sister Ice Dance Team Recognized by County Council (VIDEO)

Rockville residents Rachel (19) and Michael (21) Parsons are the first brother-sister duo to win the ice dancing gold medal at the International World Junior Figure Skating Competition. On Tuesday, the siblings were honored for their accomplishments by the Montgomery County Council. Watch the ceremony in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: “It was great because […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

New Citizens Are Welcomed at Naturalization Ceremony in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

A Naturalization Ceremony was held on June 1 at the Gaithersburg Library where 34 new citizens were welcomed from 27 different countries. Representatives from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services officiated the ceremony. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Countries represented, included: Albania, Algeria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, […]

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September 11, 2015 | Diana Belchase

Cold War with Russia — Again?

Since moving to the D.C. area, I’ve become a wonk — yes that is an official term. While it can mean a studious or hardworking person — things I certainly hope I am, it mostly means a person who takes an excessive interest in minor details of political policy. It unofficially means the kind of […]

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August 11, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Katie Ledecky Returns Home with More Gold and World Records

Katie Ledecky, Bethesda’s own international swimming star arrived home late last night, according to her former high school, Stone Ridge School.  She’s resting from an unprecedented performance at the World Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia Saturday night, where she set three world records and won five gold medals. The 18-year-old swimming phenom ended her competition sweeping the 200, 400, 800 and 1,500 […]

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May 16, 2013 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

photo Peter Jose Selikowitz

Meet the Director

On May 17, 6:30 to 8:30 pm. at Potomac Community Recreation Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac, MD20854 The entire community is invited to an evening of International Dance and Cuisine and to meet and welcome Potomac Community Recreation Center Director Peter José Selikowitz. Dance performances by local groups representing China, Greece, Russia, India, Latin America […]

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