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February 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds Warned About Unshoveled Sidewalks, Few Cited Following Blizzard of 2016

UPDATED There were hundreds of warnings but few tickets issued to Montgomery County property owners for failure to clear their sidewalks of snow and ice following the Blizzard of 2016, according to information obtained by MyMCMedia. In Montgomery County, there were 835 cases reported after the blizzard compared to 719 cases between Jan. 1 and […]

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February 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Hospitals Report Busy Emergency Rooms in Days Following Blizzard

Hospitals saw an increase in patients seeking health care in the days following the Blizzard of 2016. “Adventist Healthcare emergency departments were very busy with hundreds of patient visits for several days after the snowstorm,” said Shanna Muschik, Adventist Healthcare’s marketing manager. According to Muschik, Shady Grove Medical Center saw close to 200 patients on […]

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January 28, 2016 | Maureen Stiles

Snow-Long, Farewell

As I bid adieu to this Snow Blog series, I took a moment to look back and put together some final thoughts. 1. You know your kids have missed an excessive amount of school when your youngest had the time to not only teach himself to play the keyboard, but now has two shows daily, […]

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January 26, 2016 | Maureen Stiles

The Natives Are Restless

I’m just a girl standing in my kitchen trying to remember what it was like to leave the house. Day three and the natives are getting restless. And by natives, I mean me. I should have given my car more love on Friday when I had the chance. How could I know she was going to […]

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January 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 26, In Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Schools and most local offices remain closed today as crews continue to clear snow in Montgomery County. Local officials are asking residents to stay off the roads while the cleanup continues. 2. Montgomery County officials remind residents that they are required to clear sidewalks […]

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January 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Residents Required to Clear Sidewalks (PHOTO)

Now that snow cleanup is underway, Montgomery County officials are reminding residents to clear sidewalks. According to the Montgomery County website; “Property owners are responsible for clearing their public sidewalks, driveways and entrances within 24 hours of the end of a snowstorm. All residents are strongly encouraged to be good neighbors by clearing the sidewalks in […]

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January 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCDOT Crews Begin Plowing in Neighborhoods, Snowfall Totals Report

Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Highway Services continues snow removal and plowing operations today. MCDOT crews have been working around the clock to clear emergency and primary roads and this morning have returned to retreat these roads because of overnight icing. Crews have also begun plowing operations in neighborhoods. The initial objective for the […]

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January 24, 2016 | Maureen Stiles

Inching Along

All the grocery shopping, 24-hour news coverage, warnings and school closings were such a blur, the reality of impending snow didn’t click with me. But when I got my Sunday inserts with my Friday paper, things got real. Fast. I mean Parade magazine just doesn’t show up during the week. It was backwards and wrong. […]

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January 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Blizzard 2016 Snapshots (PHOTOS)

An epic blizzard has hit Montgomery County, but residents are helping capture the historic storm on camera. Do you want your photos featured on our site? You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #Snow. You can also follow us on Facebook. Stay safe and stay warm!  

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January 22, 2016 | Maureen Stiles

Already So Sn-over-It

Right now at 6am, Friday, January Twenty (inches +) second, the snow is a green and pink blob on the radar. There is not one flake outside my house and yet, I am EX-HAUST-ED. Done. Cooked. I have no prep left in me. I cannot make one more trip to the grocery store. Just typing […]

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