Star Wars

December 15, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up before heading out this morning. The forecast is for very cold temperatures today and possible snow showers Friday and Saturday. 2. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Baltimore Mayor-elect Catherine Pugh are the featured speakers at the Committee for Montgomery’s annual […]

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December 13, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford is scheduled to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for GlaxoSmithKline Global Vaccines U.S. Research & Development Center today in Rockville. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education will be holding an all-day business meeting today. Superintendent Jack Smith […]

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December 2, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 2, in Montgomery County

Here is your daily look at what people are talking about today, Dec. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. There’s a new grocery store in Silver Spring. Aldi Supermarket opened its latest Montgomery County location in Plaza del Mercado this week. 2. In person assistance to enroll in health insurance coverage will be available this Saturday at […]

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December 30, 2015 | Staff Writer

Photos of the Month

From vultures in Poolesville to Santa in Cabin John to the line of people waiting to see the latest Star Wars movie to Toys for Tots, it’s been a big month for photos on the MyMCMedia website. We want to thank everyone who shared an image, below:

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December 24, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Councilmember Katz Celebrates “Star Wars” Movie Release with Flashback Friday Picture (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is celebrating the release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Councilmember Katz posted a Gazette cover from 1999 in honor of the premiere, where he and Deputy Director of the Planning Department Rose Krasnow are dressed as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia. “The Gazette newspaper called Rose Krasnow, who was […]

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December 23, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

George Lucas and the Leadership Lessons of STAR WARS

The extraordinary vision of STAR WARS was from the mind of its creator, George Lucas. Lucas personally directed the first film in 1977, handed over the reins in the next two films, then reentered the director’s chair for the next three movies in the series. Although those last films were huge commercial successes, they were […]

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December 17, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

photo Barbara Mikulski

Senator Barbara Mikulski Tweets “May the Force Be With You!” On Eve of “Star Wars” Release (VIDEO)

The U.S. Senate has at least one big “Star Wars” fan and that’s Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski, the vice chair of the Committee on Appropriations in the Senate. On Wednesday, the Senator and recent Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, tweeted out a video montage of her signing off speeches saying the famous “Star Wars” line, “May […]

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December 15, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

“Star Wars” Fans May Face Costume Restrictions at Theaters (PHOTOS)

The week is finally here, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will premiere in theaters on Dec. 18th, and while traditionally fans have celebrated the occasion by dressing up in costumes, movie goers may have to leave their Darth Vader mask at home this time around. National movie chains have issued restrictions regarding costumes and accessories. AMC Lowes issued the […]

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December 15, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Opens In Theaters This Week and Fans Are Excited (VIDEO)

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will be released in theaters this week. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery Community Media staff talk about what they are looking forward to in the movie. MyMCMedia would like to hear from you too,  are you excited about the new “Star Wars” movie?

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October 20, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Pre-sale Boosts County Theater Ticket Sales

After months of waiting, Star Wars fans were finally able to start purchasing advanced tickets to Star Wars: The Force Awakens from theater chains on Monday. However,  ticket purchasers ran into some trouble at first, the sudden surge of users on sites caused server outages for AMC Theaters and Fandango. Despite the crash, Fandango set […]

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