PHR Names Interim President

Park Heights Renaissance has announced that Cheo D. Hurley has been named interim president and CEO. Hurley replaces Julius Colon, who recently resigned. A Baltimore native, Hurley has been with the organization since 2009, most recently as vice president for community and economic development. In his new role, he will oversee all operations of the… Read More

Hopkins Names Faculty to Patient Safety Academy

In a new effort to eliminate harm and reinforce a culture of caring in health care, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing faculty members Ellen Ray, Cynthia Foronda and Brigit Van Graafeiland have been chosen to serve in the third cohort of the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy. A program launched… Read More

Weinberg Early Childhood Center Opens

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation and The Johns Hopkins University opened the Weinberg Early Childhood Center, an innovative space — and the first of five such centers that will be created in Baltimore City — designed to care for infants and educate parents. The event, which took place on Sept. 10, featured Lt. Gov…. Read More

Jemicy Head Joins Stevenson Council

Ben Shifrin, head of Jemicy School in Owings Mills, was selected by Stevenson University President Kevin J. Manning to serve on the President’s Advisory Council at the university. Stevenson University, known for its distinctive career focus, is the third-largest independent undergraduate university in Maryland with more than 4,400 students pursuing bachelor’s, master’s, and adult bachelor’s… Read More

Weinberg Gives $340K to Charity

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, hosted its eighth annual Employee Giving Program in which 17 employees presented $20,000 to a Maryland nonprofit. The charities included: Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Healthcare, Inc.;  Baltimore School for the Arts Foundation; Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan… Read More

Leadership Howard County Selects Ostroff

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Michelle Ostroff, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Howard County, has been selected as a member of the Leadership Howard County Class of 2015. Forty-nine individuals were selected for the 10-month program that is designed to empower and connect community leaders and keep them engaged in the critical issues facing Howard County and the… Read More

Goldman Joins Berkshire Hathaway

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Joel Goldman has joined Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Homesale Realty as a full-time Realtor and member of the Yerman Witman and Gaines Team. A resident of Baltimore, Goldman will specialize in residential sales throughout Baltimore City and Baltimore County. He attended Vassar College in New York, where he received a B.A. in political science and… Read More

Cohen Honored with Rosenberg Memorial

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The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore named Heather Cohen this year’s recipient of the Julius Rosenberg Memorial Award. The award is presented annually to a young person who shows sustained, outstanding campaign leadership through solicitation of others, personal contribution and commitment to the highest ideals of Jewish community building. Cohen was honored at The… Read More

Cole Schotz Attorneys Named Best Lawyers

The law firm Cole Schotz has announced that members Gary H. Leibowitz and Irving E. Walker have been recognized in the 2015 “The Best Lawyers in America.” Both attorneys made the list for their work in bankruptcy, and Walker was also recognized for bet-the-company litigation. Leibowitz is a member in the firm’s bankruptcy and corporate… Read More

Zuckerman Spaeder Attorneys Named Best Lawyers

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP has announced that seven attorneys from the firm’s Baltimore office have been recognized in the 2015 “The Best Lawyers in America.” The seven attorneys are recognized in a total of 14 categories. Zuckerman Spaeder is the publication’s top-listed firm for white-collar criminal defense. The attorneys are Herbert Better, recognized in arbitration, commercial… Read More