Rabbi Malkus To Head CESJDS

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School has announce the appointment of Rabbi Mitchel Malkus as new head of school. Rabbi Malkus began his tenure Aug. 1. He comes to CESJDS with deep educational credentials and an impressive track record at the Rabbi Jacob Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, an early… Read More

Hopkins Awarded $2.1M For COPD Program

The Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality has been awarded a $2.1 million contract to develop, implement and study a program that better supports people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) following hospitalization — a period when patients are especially prone to re-hospitalization. The three-year project will be funded by the Patient-Centered… Read More

Annapolis Symphony Names New Director

The board of trustees of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) announced that Jeth Mill has been named executive director. Mill will provide leadership and vision to achieve the orchestra’s continued goals of artistic excellence, community engagement and education outreach. Prior to joining the ASO, Mill held the position of executive director for the Windsor Symphony… Read More

Carroll Receives Performance Award

Carroll Hospital Center has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s 2013 NCDR ACTION Registry — GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award, making the hospital one of 197 nationwide to achieve this recognition. The award recognizes the organization’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients. To receive the award,… Read More

Yeshiva Fellowship Turns 10

With more than 150 alumni in an array of professional and communal careers and 15 stellar new graduates taking the reins this fall, Yeshiva University’s Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Adam Neuman and Meirah Shedlo of Baltimore have been selected for this year’s cohort. The highly competitive program… Read More

Letters to Clinton Celebrates Milestone

“Letters To President Clinton” celebrates a unique, widely unknown chapter in President Bill Clinton’s history — a written dialogue between him and prominent American Orthodox Rabbi Menachem Genack that spans more than 15 years. The two first met when then-Arkansas Gov. Clinton was just beginning his road to the White House.  As their friendship deepened,… Read More

Kohn Named Business Group Chair

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Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler has appointed member Thomas D. Kohn as chairman of its business and corporate practice group. Bringing more than 26 years of legal experience, Kohn focuses his practice on business and corporate law, civil and commercial litigation and franchise law. He regularly assists business owners and corporate leaders in navigating the… Read More

PVFC Members Honored

The Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company was well represented at the recent Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen’s Association annual meeting, with current PVFC President Allen Roody being elected to the BCVFA Hall of Fame and former captain Glenn Resnick being named senior vice president for the association. Roody, a PVFC member for nearly 35 years, was elected… Read More

WJRO Elects Co-Chairs

Abraham Biderman was elected co-chairman of the World Jewish Restitution Organization, joining Natan Sharansky as co-chair. Biderman brings several decades of experience as a Jewish communal leader and a deep involvement in Holocaust-related restitution issues to his new position. Biderman replaces Steven Schwager, who is stepping down following his retirement as executive vice president and… Read More

Giant Honored By USO

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Giant Food of Landover, Md., was honored by the USO of Metropolitan Washington and named to USO-Metro’s 2013 Circle of the Stars during the nonprofit’s 10th Annual Stars and Stripes Night networking event at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va. USO-Metro’s 2013 Circle of Stars is an elite award bestowed on the top-level corporate… Read More