September 4, 2015 | Omri Haberman

Final Cut X vs. Premiere

This is a never ending debate in the video production industry.  It’s not that different than Apple vs. Android.  There are a lot of wrongs, a lot of rights, and too many contradicting opinions.  As a trainer who teaches both classes at MCM I will try to present the differences in the most unbiased way […]

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August 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

NORAD Exercise Planned for D.C. on Sunday, Involves Gyrocopters

The North American Aerospace Defense Command has scheduled a training exercise, involving gyrocopters and ultralight aircraft, in the skies above Washington, D.C. on Sunday morning. Sunday’s exercise, named Falcon Virgo 15-13, will incorporate four of these small aircraft into a training scenario. The flights are scheduled to occur during two separate intervals between 9 a.m. […]

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August 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Journey with Hermes

LaVerne Havelka, a longtime Montgomery County resident, became involved in dog training with her three dogs, Hermes, Cooper, and Sadie, after her retirement as Buyer for the University of Maryland.  In this Field Producer class project by Carol Havelka, LaVerne discusses her journey and experiences pursuing dog training and showing with her first dog, a Pomeranian […]

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July 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ali Krieger Practices with Washington Spirit: “I’m Happy to be Back” (VIDEO)

Ali Krieger is practicing this week with her club, the Washington Spirit. Krieger returns after crisscrossing the country for celebrations and events that followed the U.S.A.’s World Cup victory. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Krieger says she is happy to be back and she’s preparing to play on Saturday against the number one ranked Chicago Red […]

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July 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Washington Spirit’s Ashlyn Harris is Ready to Play (VIDEO

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris of the Washington Spirit says she is ready to play this Saturday against the Chicago Red Stars. Harris said she’s happy to be training again after weeks of travel and events following the World Cup win. Take a look:

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June 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCM Board Chair Jeffrey Slavin Appears on Comcast’s Newsmakers (VIDEO)

Jeffrey Slavin, board chair of Montgomery Community Media, recently was interviewed on Comcast’s Newsmakers. Mayor Slavin talked about MCM’s programming, classes, website and the upcoming event for Vietnam Veterans at the Universities at Shady Grove. You can watch the Newsmakers episode, below: Slavin, for those who don’t know, is also the mayor of the Town […]

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April 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Police Sending More Officers to Baltimore

UPDATED April 28 – Montgomery County Police report that the SERT officers sent to Baltimore on Monday have returned, uninjured. A second group of officers will be sent later today. “We hope for peace for the city of Baltimore,” wrote police in a Facebook posting today. PHOTOS | MCPD UPDATED Montgomery County Police have sent […]

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April 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Washington Spirit Players Train for Season Ahead (VIDEO)

The Washington Spirit is a professional women’s soccer team based here in Montgomery County. They made the playoffs last year and are training to win it all this year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Before the Spirit takes on Kansas City on April 18, they are playing some exhibition games against some college teams. The Spirit […]

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February 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

A Big Day For Public Safety in Montgomery County (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials kicked off construction for its new Public Safety Training Academy on Feb. 11. The groundbreaking ceremony for the state- of-the-art facility included many county officials, police, and firefighters. “It’s a wonderful opportunity. We ordered this day special for you” said David Dise, director of the of the Department of General Services. According […]

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February 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

Police to Train 80 Officers in Use of Life-Saving Heroin Overdose Drug

As suspected heroin overdoses reach what is being called “epidemic proportions,” Montgomery County Police are getting training in the use of a drug that could be life-saving for some. Narcan is a drug that counters the effects of opioid (such as heroin) overdose. Officers administer the drug by spraying it in a person’s nostrils. In 2014, […]

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