November 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Number of Residents Using Victim Services Nearly Doubled Compared to 2019

Montgomery County resident use of domestic and sexual violence victim services under the county Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) nearly doubled this year compared to 2019 data. Intakes for the Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program (VASAP) and the Abused Persons Program (APP) were 91% higher between Jan.-June 2020 than they were between […]

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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Remembering Dr. Ulder Tillman (VIDEO)

UPDATED 1.10.17 Funeral services have been announced for Dr. Ulder Tillman. A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kensington. The service will follow at 11 a.m. on Jan. 13. For more information, visit the county’s website, here. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County is […]

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October 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Officials Celebrate Opening of North Potomac Recreation Center (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the opening of the new Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac Community Recreation Center on Travilah Road. The facility is named in honor of the late Nancy Dacek who served for 12 years as a member of the County Council from 1990 until 2002. Susan Kenedy reports. ICYMI: Nancy H. Dacek […]

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July 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, July 11, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Councilmembers will be having a lunch meeting with U.S. Senator Ben Cardin today. 2. The Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will be examining the City of Gaithersburg’s Police Department and invites the community to offer comments […]

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July 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 8, in Montgomery County

UPDATED Here are your five things to know today, July 8, in Montgomery County: 1. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Public Safety Awards breakfast takes place today at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates from the awards ceremony. 2. Downtown Wheaton is re-designated as an Arts and Entertainment District for the next decade by the […]

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June 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Strong Storms Bring Wires and Trees Down Along Brink Road

A portion of Brink Road is closed after thunderstorms swept thru the area and brought down some wires and trees, according to Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. Piringer said some residents are without power following the severe weather. While the cleanup is underway, Brink Road is closed between Goshen Road and Wightman […]

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May 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Asian Resource Fair (VIDEO)

Montgomery County hosted a free resource fair for and by Asian community members last weekend. CCM’s Crystal Park reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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December 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council President Nancy Floreen on the Year Ahead (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen met with reporters this week to discuss her agenda in the coming year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can watch the Council President’s news briefing in its entirety, here.

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September 15, 2015 | Aline Barros

Observing Rosh Hashanah in Montgomery County

Rosh Hashanah, the new Jewish New Year, is celebrated  sundown on Sept. 13 to the evening of Sept. 15. Synagogues in Montgomery County are hosting services for adults and children. “Rosh Hashanah … is a wonderful time for our congregation and guests to come together. Rosh Hashanah is a time for reflection and rejuvenation,” said Rabbi […]

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September 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Veterans Affairs Department Searches for Outpatient Clinic Space in Montgomery County

A search is underway to find a Gaithersburg or Rockville area location for an outpatient clinic to serve veterans in Montgomery County. That’s the word from U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin, Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen, and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett who announced this week that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs […]

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