storm damage

June 29, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Image of a wooden horse with the words "Pepco help" sprayed painted in it at ebd of street in Aspen Hill, MD

A Look Back At Derecho 6 Years Ago

It’s been six years since a violent storm that raged across the Mid-Atlantic coast that killed dozens of people, caused millions of dollars in property damage, and left more than 480,000 residents in Montgomery County without power for nine days. The time it took for Pepco to restore power to residents created tension among Marylanders, […]

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June 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Summer: It’s the first day of summer and Montgomery Recreation has opening for camps. And its pools are open till 8 p.m. 2. Coffee with a Cop: The event starts at 9:30 a.m. at Peet’s Coffee & Tea at Old Georgetown Road […]

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June 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Rockville Decision: The city’s Mayor and Council approved its “Fostering Community Trust” ordinance Monday night that restricts when police can ask a person’s immigration status. Check MyMCMedia for more. 2. County Council: The council’s agenda includes a discussion about a bill to […]

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July 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Clean Up Follows Stormy Night in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

The cleanup continues today after severe thunderstorms rolled across Montgomery County last night downing trees and power lines and leaving hundreds of Pepco customers without power. Montgomery County fire spokesperson Pete Piringer said at least five homes were struck by lightning. According to Piringer, Pierce Drive in Silver Spring was one of the hardest hit […]

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February 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Strong Winds Lash Cedar Grove Community in Damascus Area (VIDEO)

Strong winds lashed the Cedar Grove community in Damascus on Wednesday night. The severe storm downed trees, power lines and toppled backyard structures along Route 27. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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February 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Damascus Resident During Storm: “I Didn’t Know Where to Hide” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Damascus resident Mony Cheam tells MyMCMedia that he didn’t know what to do when the severe weather passed over his store on Feb. 24. Take a look:

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February 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Storm Damage Outside Cedar Grove Store in Damascus (VIDEO)

The owner of the Cedar Grove Store in Damascus was working when strong winds lashed the area on Wednesday night. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Mony Cheam shows Sonya Burke some of the storm damage outside the store today.

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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 | Sonya Burke

Tennis Dome Collapses at QOSTC in Gaithersburg

The tennis dome at Quince Orchard Swim and Tennis Club (QOSTC) on Roundabout Drive in Gaithersburg collapsed on Saturday afternoon during the blizzard. The club’s executive director notified members of the “devastating” collapse in an email on Sunday night. “With sadness I wanted to let you know that our Tennis Dome, despite our best preparation […]

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January 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Schools and most local offices are closed today as the big dig out continues in Montgomery County. Local officials are asking residents to stay off the roads while the cleanup continues. 2. Highway services crews are now working on the residential streets […]

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