January 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Saturday Snow (PHOTOS)

A light dusting of snow fell across Montgomery County on Saturday morning as temperatures fell to well below freezing. Below are some photos of the wintry weather:

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December 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Saturday Sleet Scenes (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County residents saw their first wintry precipitation of the season on Dec. 17. It arrived in the form of sleet, ice and rain that fell across Montgomery County for several hours on Saturday morning. Here’s a look at some of the frozen scenes that were shared with MyMCMedia: It’s sleeting in @GburgMD – crunchy […]

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October 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Top Halloween Costumes for 2016

You may see more children dressed up as Superman or Batgirl instead of Princess Elsa this Halloween. According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 2016 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey, princess costumes have fallen to number two this year to superheroes after reigning at the top for eleven years. NRF also noted that spending on Halloween […]

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February 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS District Announces Schools are Closed Today

Montgomery County Public Schools officials have announced that the district’s schools are closed today, Feb. 16, because of icy weather conditions. Administrative offices will open three hours late. All school-sponsored and community-use activities in school buildings are canceled. Administrative offices will open three hours late. .@MCPS Schools Closed Today (Feb 16); Administrative Offices Opening Three […]

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February 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning for Montgomery County

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 a.m. today, Feb. 16, for Montgomery County. Freezing rain may result in up to one quarter of inch of ice. According to the National Weather Service, precipitation will change to rain Tuesday morning as temperatures begin to rise. Temperatures are in the mid to upper 20s, […]

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March 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of geese at Lake Needwood

Lake Needwood and Little Seneca Lake Are Still Not Ready to Open for Boating and Fishing

Montgomery Parks officials are delaying the opening of Little Seneca Lake in Black Hill Regional Park and Lake Needwood in Rock Creek Regional Park for the second time this season, until March 28th at the soonest. Both lakes typically open on March 1st for recreational boating, fishing and other uses because the lakes remain frozen. […]

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March 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 16, in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to deliver his recommended fiscal year 2016 operating budget today. You can watch the announcement live on Montgomery Channel 21 beginning at 12:30 p.m. and follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates before, during and […]

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March 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Firefighters Help Remove Deer Stuck on Ice at Little Seneca Lake

UPDATED Montgomery County fire and rescue crews helped Park Police remove two deer who were stuck on ice late Sunday afternoon at Little Seneca Lake, according to a fire department official. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that an airboat was deployed for the rescue operation at Black Hills […]

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February 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Reports 160 Water Main Breaks in Past Week

The extraordinary high volume of calls into the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Emergency Call Center continues today, according to a news release issued by company officials. Customers who are without service are asked to report problems via the WSSC app and/or email. • Email to Include your address. • Use the WSSC app […]

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February 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Frozen Scenes from Great Falls on Feb. 20 (PHOTOS)

It’s a record cold day in Montgomery County and here are some scenes from Great Falls on Feb. 20 to illustrate how frozen much of our landscape is this week. PHOTOS | MICHAEL WALSH

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