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February 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Chef Andrés and Team Come to the Rescue in Texas

Fresh off feeding thousands of National Guard troops who were protecting the U.S. Capitol, Chef José Andrés of Bethesda took his World Central Kitchen to Houston, where power slowly is returning to millions of residents who have been living without heat and electricity for several days. Like he has done during so many national disasters […]

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January 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen: ‘We Stand Under the American Flag and Not the Trump Flag’

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D) of Maryland has called for the removal of President Donald Trump from office after his rhetoric empowered a mob to storm the U.S. Capitol Wednesday during a joint session of Congress to count the Electoral College votes. MyMCM spoke to Van Hollen Friday morning about how the attack happened […]

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December 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Attorney General Opposes Texas Lawsuit Challenging Election Results

Update: The Supreme Court denied Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s lawsuit Friday. Original Post: Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh joined 22 other attorneys general in a brief asking the Supreme Court to reject a Texas lawsuit challenging 2020 election results. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing four battleground states— Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin— […]

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December 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring, Rockville Bookend Top 10 Most Generous Cities List

Silver Spring is the most generous city in America—at least when it comes to GoFundMe donations. And Rockville is the 10th most generous city in the country, according to GoFundMe’s annual Year in Giving report released Tuesday. The list is based on the number of donations made per capita in cities with a population greater […]

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September 22, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

WalletHub Ranks Maryland 5th Happiest State in U.S.

A new study that looks at happiness in states across the country, ranks Maryland as the fifth most happy in the U.S. Last year, Maryland was ranked eighth. The finance website WalletHub.com ranks Utah (#2), Minnesota (#3), New Jersey (#4), California (#6), North Dakota (#7), Iowa (#8), Idaho (#9), and Connecticut (#10) in the top […]

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July 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Cici’s Pizza on Rockville Pike Permanently Closes

Cici’s Pizza on the Rockville Pike has closed permanently. The news was confirmed by employees at neighboring businesses. The MoCo Show was first to report the news. The pizza buffet chain, which first opened in Texas in 1983, is one of the latest business casualties in the coronavirus era. MyMCMedia reached out to Cici’s marketing […]

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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Yale Student Body President Kahlil Greene

At 19-years-old, Kahlil Greene of Germantown is already a Montgomery County Black History-maker. Greene was elected the first black student body president of Yale University. His term as student body president started in May 2019 and it concludes in May 2020. MyMCMedia caught up with Greene, who is currently a junior studying U.S. History and […]

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May 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Leaders Respond to Santa Fe High School Shooting

Following a high school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, Maryland leaders reached out to Twitter to express their condolences. According to the Associated Press, officials responded to reports of a shooting at Santa Fe High School where at least eight people have died. One person is in custody and a second person has been detained. […]

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August 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hurricane Harvey Victims: How to Help

The American Red Cross and the Salvation Army are two of the organizations helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. You can find more information about how to help, below: If you’d like to help people affected by #Harvey, connect with trusted voluntary organizations by visiting: https://t.co/jlOOfNGusH pic.twitter.com/rnW8o2zKr1 — FEMA (@fema) August 28, 2017 […]

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May 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

photo of Jim Stowe, director of the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, talks about the significance of Juneteenth celebrations around the nation.

African American Women Will Be Highlighted During County’s Juneteenth Festival

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights and the County Executive’s African American Advisory Group are inviting residents to the county’s annual Juneteenth Celebration on June 16 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. The event, hosted by County Executive Ike Leggett, will highlight the contributions of African American women in the quest […]

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