Temple Emanuel Adopts Minimum Wage Resolution

A resolution in support of local, state and federal campaigns to increase the minimum wage and link future increases to the cost-of-living index was adopted by the Temple Emanuel Board of Trustees, located in Kensington. The resolution declares: “We resolve that Temple Emanuel support efforts to increase the minimum wage — whether it is at… Read More

BBYO Donates 200 Pounds Of Food

Community teens came together to fight hunger at BBYO Baltimore Council’s pre-screening of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” at Regal Hunt Valley, hosted in partnership with the JCC of Greater Baltimore, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Capital Camps, the Center for Jewish Education, the Jewish Volunteer Connection, the Mitchell David Teen Center, and… Read More

Yeshivat Chovevei Awarded Grant

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT), the open Orthodox rabbinical school, has been awarded a second major grant ($1.2 million) from the Jim Joseph Foundation to support YCT’s transition to sustainability, which includes the succession in leadership from Rav Avi Weiss, the founding president, to Rabbi Asher Lopatin, president as of July 2013. The grant is extraordinary… Read More

Securityplus Opens New Branch

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Securityplus Federal Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of its newest Baltimore City location with an official ribbon cutting, followed by a ceremonial toast. The Northwest Plaza Branch, located at 4470 W. Northern Parkway in Baltimore, was built in very close proximity to the Social Security Administration’s soon-to-open Wabash facility, which will be home to… Read More

Another Dimension

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No matter what your tech IQ, chances are the Bmore 3D Store in Canton will blow your mind. But you’ll have to hurry. It’s only open through the end of December. The pop-up store sells unique items such as jewelry, vases and Baltimore-themed gifts, all created by 3-D artists using 3-D modeling software and fabricated… Read More

Stein Honored By Md. Clean Energy

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Baltimore County Delegate Dana Stein received a Legislative Leadership award from the Maryland Clean Energy Center at the Maryland Clean Energy Summit in October. Stein led the charge within the legislature to create the center. As a member of the Environmental Matters Committee, he has championed legislation to encourage development of community energy projects, improve… Read More

Mandel Honored By Law Society

Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel was honored with the second annual Simon E. Sobeloff Law Society Award. Guest speakers at the October event included former Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals Irma Raker, Senior Federal United States District Court Judge Alex Williams Jr. and former Delegate Tim Maloney. Ceremony attendees included sitting and retired… Read More

GM Awards Grant To Kennedy Krieger

The General Motors Foundation awarded a grant to Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury. The center helps individuals with paralysis recover sensation, movement and independence through an intensive and innovative rehabilitation program.

Feinblatt Forms Agricultural Practice

The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC has announced the formation of the Agricultural Law Practice Group. The group of eight lawyers offers legal advice and counsel on a wide variety of matters that are important to farmers, landowners and owners of agriculture-related businesses. Issues addressed by the group include environmental, business planning, succession planning,… Read More

Maryland Schools Honors C-DRUM

The Center for Dispute Resolution (C-DRUM), part of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, has been awarded a proclamation honoring its contributions to promoting conflict resolution for students and staff in Maryland schools. Since its inception in 2002, C-DRUM has worked with more than 50 Baltimore schools and has provided training… Read More