County Council Approves $1.5 million for Youth Sports Initiative

Montgomery County councilmembers unanimously approved separate special appropriations to support the Youth Sports Initiative during a session on Tuesday. Today the council passed more than $1.5 million dollars in funding to...

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Actualización de la Fase 2: Reapertura de Museos, Galerías de Arte y Boleras

El lunes, el condado de Montgomery actualizó sus pautas de reapertura de la fase 2 con la aprobación unánime del Concejo del condado. Esto es lo que permiten ahora las pautas actualizadas: Los museos y las galerías de arte...

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Updated Phase 2 Guidelines Allows Museums, Art Galleries, Bowling Alleys to Reopen

On Monday, Montgomery County updated its phase 2 reopening guidelines with the unanimous approval by the County Council. Here’s what the updated guidelines now allow for: Museums and art galleries can now reopen with...

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Montgomery Youth Hockey Player Dies After Suffering Brain Injury

A 13-year old Montgomery Youth Hockey Association player collapsed on the ice during a hockey clinic on Aug. 18 and was pronounced dead several hours later at a hospital. Henry Lent, who skated for the Montgomery Youth Hockey...

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Montgomery Parks Expands Athletic Field Access For ‘Low and Medium Risk Sports’

Montgomery Parks is expanding its access to athletic fields to allow youth and adult games for low- and medium-risk sports. Only groups of 50 people or less are permitted. According to a press release, fields at local parks are...

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James Brown Inducted Into Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Three-time Emmy Award winner James Brown is one of nine luminaries that comprise the Class of 2020 of the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame that was announced on Tuesday. Brown, 69, is the host of The NFL Today on CBS and a...

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August 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Sandy Spring Slave Museum Celebrates 100 Years of Negro League Baseball

The Sandy Spring Slave Museum is opening a Negro League Baseball exhibit for a limited time only. This year is the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues and to celebrate, fans around the country are honoring legendary Black baseball players who transformed America’s national pastime. The exhibit was created by Don Conway, a Negro League […]

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August 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

After Classifying Soccer as High Risk, County Still Reviewing Guidelines

Montgomery County is still considering how to approach soccer during the ongoing pandemic.  County Executive Marc Elrich issued an executive order last week amending his Phase 2 reopening order. Under the directive, high-risk sports are limited to no-contact skills building and drills, while low and medium-risk sports can have games. The county references the Maryland […]

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August 12, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Springbrook Grad Weinstein Named Radio Voice of Washington Football Team

The Washington Football Team (WFT) named Bram Weinstein as their new radio play-by-play announcer on Tuesday. Weinstein, 47, grew up in Montgomery County graduating from Springbrook High School and the American University. He has worked at ESPN, ESPN radio and FOX5 over the last several years. In the late 1990’s he worked at Montgomery Community […]

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August 5, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Damascus Cougars Youth Football Coach Tests Positive for COVID-19

A Damascus Cougars youth football coach tested positive for coronavirus on August 2 after practicing with the team in the days leading up to his diagnosis. The unidentified coach is now quarantining and the entire football team is self-monitoring for coronavirus symptoms. In a statement to MCM, the Damascus Sports Association Board of Directors confirmed […]

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August 4, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Katie Ledecky Takes a Swim with Glass of Chocolate Milk Atop Her Head

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. A glass of chocolate milk made its way across a swimming pool atop Katie Ledecky’s head in her latest ad for “Got Milk?” No drops of chocolate milk were spilled along the way. On Monday, the […]

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August 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Public Schools Postpone Fall and Winter High School Sports Seasons

The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSA) is postponing high school fall and winter sports season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement pertains to the first semester of the 2020-2021 school year. The decision was made together Maryland schools Superintendent Karen Salmon and the Marland Department of Health. Sports played in the fall […]

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July 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing Options: There is free COVID-19 testing available today at the Silver Spring Civic Building from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more information. TOMORROW! Free #COVID19 testing […]

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July 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Months into Pandemic, County Residents Share Their Greatest Concerns

The COVID-19 pandemic is global and has impacted everyone. The consequences of the virus have raised many questions and concerns. MyMCMedia asked county residents what issues are foremost on their minds.

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July 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for July 29 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, July 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Youth Sports Discussion: Three council committees will meet jointly at 9:30 a.m. to discuss youth sports in Montgomery County. 2. COVID-19 Update from Dr. Gayles: At 1:30 p.m. the Montgomery County Council will hear its weekly COVID-19 update from County […]

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July 28, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Soccer Great Jaime Moreno Could Lose Eye After Freak Golfing Accident

DC United legend Jaime Moreno is in danger of losing his left eye after a freak golfing accident on Thursday, July 16. The Bolivian native, who played as star forward for D.C. United for 14 seasons before retiring in 2010, was playing with a group of friends at the 1757 Golf Club in Dulles, Virginia when […]

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