December 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Natives Win Gold at Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating (VIDEOS & PHOTO)

Rockville natives Rachel Parsons and Michaels Parsons have won gold in the at the 2016 Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating, in Marseille, France. According to a news release the Grand Prix Final is one of the top international figure skating competitions of the year, featuring the top six competitors from each of the four disciplines (Men, […]

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January 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Owner of Mel’s Rink Responds to Letter from County Executive (PHOTO)

UPDATED Jan. 8 Mel’s Rink may be moving to a new location. In an email dated Jan. 7th, Poolesville resident Marc Kohn says he appreciates County Executive Ike Leggett’s personal interest in Mel’s Rink, and Kohn says he would like to meet with county officials to discuss relocating the backyard ice rink that was built […]

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February 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Celebrating Local Ice Skating Champions on Feb. 24 (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Parks is hosting a special celebration at Wheaton Ice Arena on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. for skaters who have returned from the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, NC as well as those heading out for International Championship Competitions. The skaters will be performing in various competitions in the U.S. and abroad, representing […]

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January 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

“Stay Off the Ice” Firefighters Warn as They Practice Ice Rescues at Frozen Pond (VIDEO)

Montgomery County firefighters are warning residents to stay off the ice at frozen ponds across the county this winter. No frozen pond is 100-percent safe, according to these first responders who know the dangers well. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more from Potomac where firefighters were recently practicing their rescue operation techniques. For more coverage, see […]

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January 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Firefighter in His Own Words: Ice Rescue Practice Operation (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Captain Joe Bell explains how firefighters practice an ice rescue from a frozen pond in Potomac. Take a look: The message from firefighters: “stay off the ice.”

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