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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Ride On Food Drive Collects Over 6,000 Pounds of Food for Manna Food Center

Passengers on Montgomery County’s Ride On bus system donated 6,258 pounds of food this year during the annual “Give and Ride” food drive that took place during the week of April 24. You may remember that bus passengers received free rides by donating canned or nonperishable food for Montgomery County school students. “Every year, Ride […]

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March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metro Closes System All Day Wednesday for Emergency Inspections

Metro General Manager/CEO Paul Wiedefeld has announced the full closure of the Metrorail system on Wednesday, March 16, for emergency inspections of the system’s third-rail power cables following an early morning tunnel fire yesterday. This is the first time the system has been shut down for non-weather conditions. According to a news release, the inspections […]

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January 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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MC 311 Resumes Regular Hours on Friday

After an extraordinarily busy week, MC311, Montgomery County’s informational call center is resuming regular weekday hours, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 29. For one week, the call center has been taking calls 24/7. MC311 staff will have provided more than 200 consecutive hours of call-taking service when the extended emergency hours conclude […]

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January 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Weekend Service Adjustments Planned for Metro

Reconstruction of the Metrorail system is scheduled to continue over the weekend of January 8-10 with service adjustments on all six lines. Trains will operate as follows: Green Line trains will operate regular weekend intervals between Branch Avenue and College Park stations. Free shuttle buses will replace train service at the Greenbelt Station only. Silver […]

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December 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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UPDATED: Communication Outage in Rockville Resolved

UPDATED:  The city of Rockville experienced a communications outage on Monday that lasted from  8 a.m. to 3 p.m. because of a major cable break, according to a city spokesperson. During the outage, telephone service and email was disrupted to both the Rockville Police Department and the Senior Center. The day after the outage, Rockville […]

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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

“Cathy Drzyzgula Day” in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg hosted a reception on Nov. 16th to celebrate and to thank former Gaithersburg City Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula for her years of dedication and service. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Related:

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November 18, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan Honors Cathy Drzyzgula (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan presents former City Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula with a Maryland General Assembly citation for her years of public service. Drzyzgula was honored on Nov. 16 for her years of service to the city of Gaithersburg. She served as a City Councilmember for eight years and as […]

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November 18, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Honors Cathy Drzyzgula (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, City of Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman celebrates former City Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula for her years of public service. Drzyzgula was honored on Nov. 16 for her years of service to the city of Gaithersburg. She served as a City Councilmember for eight years and as a city volunteer for ten years […]

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

Councilmember Katz Recognizes Cathy Drzyzgula Day in District 3 (VIDEO)

Former Gaithersburg City Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula was honored for her service to the city at a reception at City Hall on Nov. 16th. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz declares it “Cathy Drzyzgula Day” in District 3 and he says that’s a first. Drzyzgula was honored on Nov. 16 for her […]

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November 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Pedestrian Safety in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

With the end of Daylight Saving Time, it’s getting darker earlier. Across Montgomery County, local leaders and county officials are stressing the importance of pedestrian safety and traffic safety at this time of year. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, says it is important to “walk with caution” and […]

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