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September 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

FOX5’s Sue Palka on Forecasting Hurricanes

MCM’s field producer Carolyn Raskauskas spoke with FOX5 chief meteorologist and Montgomery County resident Sue Palka Wednesday, Sept. 12 as Hurricane Florence headed for the Atlantic coast. State and county officials kept an eye on what Hurricane Florence might mean Maryland and Montgomery County. As Palka explains, its a tricky business predicting hurricanes and typically […]

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April 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

New MCCPTA President Says $10,000 in ‘Unaccounted’ Deposits Turn Up (VIDEOS)

The new president of the overarching body for Montgomery County PTAs says it received “unaccounted for deposits” reducing the amount of money lost by the organization to $29,000. The Financial Crimes Unit of Montgomery County police has opened an investigation into the Montgomery County Council of PTAs finances after a police report said the organization […]

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February 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Celebrates Black History Month (VIDEOS)

Josiah Henson was born a slave in Charles County, Maryland and lived in Montgomery County before escaping to freedom in Canada. Author Harriet Beecher Stowe modeled the fictional character Uncle Tom after Josiah Henson. Unlike Stowe’s Uncle Tom, Henson became a conductor on the underground railroad, international speaker, author and the founder of a city […]

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November 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Nancy Floreen Says Term Limits Vote Was No Surprise (VIDEO)

In an interview the day after the election, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen said the vote for term limits, limiting county council members and the county executive to three consecutive terms, came as no surprise. County Councilmembers Floreen, Roger Berliner, George Leventhal and Marc Elrich are currently serving their third term on the Council. […]

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August 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Back to School: MCPS Prepares to Welcome 159,000 Students on Aug. 29 (VIDEO)

The first day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students is August 29th, and Superintendent Jack Smith says the district plans to welcome about 159,000 students. That’s 2,500 more students than last year. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Dr. Smith said he plans to begin the first day of […]

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April 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Small Business University Videos

Montgomery Community Media, in collaboration with MidAtlantic Federal Credit Union provide Small Business University sessions.

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February 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Residents Still Skeptical About Johnson Property Annexation Plan (VIDEOS)

Dozens of Montgomery County residents attended a workshop at Quince Orchard High School held by the Johnson Family about the annexation plan for the 14 acre parcel known as the Johnson Property. Residents were divided into small groups to discuss three key topics with a team of consultants including proposed development, traffic and pedestrian safety, and school capacity. […]

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February 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

School Board Selects Dr. Jack Smith as Next Superintendent (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously approved, on Feb. 4th, the conditional appointment of Dr. Jack Smith as the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools. Meet Dr. Smith, and hear some of his philosophy, in this MyMCMedia Extra video: The appointment is contingent on contract negotiations and obtaining state approval. If all goes […]

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January 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Two People Injured at High Rise Fire on Willard Avenue in Chevy Chase

UPDATED Two people were injured in an apartment fire at a high rise apartment building in Chevy Chase on Tuesday evening. Dozens of Montgomery County firefighters responded to the blaze at the Willard Apartments at 4701 Willard Avenue. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire originated on the 16th floor of […]

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January 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Several Seized Dogs Now Up for Adoption at Animal Shelter (VIDEO)

Several of the 66 dogs seized from a Rockville area home, on Jan. 1, are now up for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood. Meet three of these dogs in this MyMCMedia Extra video: Several other of the confiscated dogs have already been adopted, according to Community Outreach Coordinator […]

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