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July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Heat and Humidity: The National Weather Service is predicting excessive heat thru the weekend. For heat safety tips and resources, visit here. 2. On the Agenda: Several Montgomery County Council committees meet today and some of the issues local leaders are discussing […]

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July 13, 2015 | Mandi Wyndham

Backpack Journalists Have Great Stories to Tell!

What a great two weeks I had with the first session of MCM’s Summer Backpack Journalism Academy!  The newest journalists were full of energy and great ideas. I cannot wait to share their stories with you. The topics range from The Town of Somerset 4th of July Celebration to MCPS Bell Times and Same Sex […]

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June 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

Glen Echo Park Wants to Know Your Story

To celebrate Heritage Days, Glen Echo Park is hosting an event where residents can record stories from the past. The celebration is scheduled from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on June 27th. According to a Facebook post on the park’s official page, residents are encouraged to share their stories whether they visited park in the 60s, […]

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June 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Principal Brings Book Mobile to Her Gaithersburg Students (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gaithersburg Elementary School Principal Stephanie Brant tells us how she keeps her students reading over the summer. Brant has created a book mobile that she drives to her students’ neighborhoods twice a week to make sure her students have books to read at home. If you would like to donate […]

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April 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a report about the importance of driving safely around construction zones. There are also reports about a crossing guard who helps local students cross the street safely in Gaithersburg, upcoming Council budget hearings, and reports from Montgomery County Public Schools, […]

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April 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Washington Spirit Provides More Than Soccer at Games (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Washington Spirit Head Coach Mark Parsons underscores how important the fans are to the players on the field. Take a look: The Spirit’s first home game is on April 18 at the Maryland SoccerPlex against Kansas City. For more Washington Spirit coverage, see below:

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January 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Recap of Our January MCOL Video Reports

The first month of the new year is already in the books and it’s been a busy start of the year for the web team at MyMCMedia. We produced 14 Montgomery Channel on Location (MCOL) video segments for Montgomery Channel 21. Our most watched video online was produced by Krista Brick and it spotlighted three […]

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January 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week: Year in Review (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which recaps some of the biggest stories of 2014 in Montgomery County.

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March 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Book Fest Announces Children’s Line Up

The Gaithersburg Book Festival isn’t just for adults. Featuring some of the top authors in children’s literature, hands-on activities and interactive workshops, the festival’s Children’s Village offers an incredible program for younger readers – from the newest book lovers to avid teen readers and writers.  The festival takes place Saturday, May 17  from 10 a.m. […]

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December 31, 2013 | Sonya Burke

A Look Back at 2013 (Video)

As we prepare to welcome the New Year, we thought we’d take a look back at some of the memorable MyMCMedia stories that we covered this past year in Montgomery County. One of the biggest stories of the year in Maryland was the legalization of same sex marriage, and we were at the courthouse in […]

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