Katz | Birth

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Amelia Jolie, the daughter of Renen and Amanda Katz of Loxahatchee, Fla., was born on May 9, 2016. Her paternal grandparents are Donald Katz of Stuart, Fla., and Elisa Ellin Katz of blessed memory. Her maternal grandparents are Perry Perlman of Lantana, Fla., and Andrea Perlman of Lake Worth, Fla. Her paternal great-grandparents are Hyman… Read More

Cohen | Birth

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Jason and Renee Cohen (nee Albaugh) of Hampstead happily announce the birth of their son, Ethan Israel, on Feb. 4, 2016. His proud big sister is Hailey Madison. His grandparents are Jeffrey and Zelda Albaugh of Pikesville and George Cohen of Lexington Park, Md., and the late Lorraine August Cohen. Ethan’s Hebrew name is Reuven… Read More

Shefrin

Muriel and Arthur Shefrin (Provided)

Muriel and Arthur Shefrin celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 6. They have two daughters and two grandsons and have lived in Baltimore County for 46 years after moving from New York.

Shekarchi — Foreman

Shekarchi — Foreman

With great joy, Will Foreman and Beanie Dubrov announce the marriage of their daughter, Lisa Dubrov Foreman, to Thomas William Shekarchi, son of Michelle and John Shekarchi. Lisa’s attendants included her dog, Ivy, Robyn Dubrov Foreman Sagatov, Carleigh Benton, Nicki Bylsma, Akhila Iruku, Gwen Kidera, Somya Swama and Kelsey Young, Jessi, Amanda, and Julia Shekarchi…. Read More

Boling — Engel Engagement

Shelley and Todd Engel of Columbia, Md., are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Jayme Engel to Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Justin Boling of Jeffersonville, Ind.

Jayme has a master’s degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work. A New Year’s Eve 2016 wedding is planned.

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Ira and Patti Friedman happily announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Leigh, to Brian Hirshfeld, son of David and Sarah Hirshfeld. Brooke is the granddaughter of Norma Friedman, the late Alvin Friedman and the late Samuel and Betty Finkelstein. She earned her bachelor’s degree in communications from Loyola University Maryland. Brooke is a public… Read More

Kavalsky — Paris Engagement

Beth Nachtigal of Finksburg and Albert Kavalsky of Pikesville are excited to announce the engagement of their son, Alex Kavalsky, to Arielle Paris, daughter of Judi and David Paris of Westfield, N.J.

Alex is the grandson of David Walker of Pikesville, Robin Baker of Westminster and the late Florence and Benjamin Kavalsky. Arielle is the granddaughter of Ann and Marvin Diamond of Toms River, N.J., the late Elaine and Albert Paris and the late Gloria Diamond.

A fall 2017 wedding is planned (Provided)

  Send submissions of births, engagements, weddings and anniversaries via email to mshapiro@midatlanticmedia.com or mail to Marc Shapiro, BJT, 11459 Cronhill Drive, Suite A, Owings Mills, MD 21117. Please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for returning photos. Items will be selected and edited at the discretion of the editors.

Isaacoff — Balser

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Carl and Natalee Kaufman Balser of Silver Spring, Md., formerly of Baltimore, are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Erika Laurie Balser, to Heath Brenton Isaacoff, son of Ross Isaacoff, also of Silver Spring, and Martha Isaacoff of Gaithersburg, Md. Erika is the granddaughter of the late Samuel and Arlene Rae Kaufman, and… Read More

Goldgeier | Birth

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Melissa and Michael Goldgeier of Columbia, Md., are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Emily Mina, on Feb. 4, 2016. Emily’s Hebrew name is Itta Mina in honor of her Sephardic maternal grandmother, Ellen Brachfeld, and in loving memory of her paternal great-grandmother, Mildred Elkin. Proud grandparents are Ellen and Paul Brachfeld of… Read More