Shomrim, Councilman Schleifer Help Police Arrest Carjacking Suspect

A 15-year-old was arrested and charged with carjacking, assault and theft of a motor vehicle after four separate carjacking incidents took place in the Upper Park Heights area Sunday. Baltimore Police spokesman T.J. Smith called the suspect a “repeat violent offender” in a press conference Monday. At approximately 1:30 a.m., two people pulling up to… Read More

Hopkins Class Wraps Up Anti-Extremism Campaign

Instead of the usual integrated marketing class project of selling a specific, tangible product — like, say, a car — one class at Johns Hopkins University is selling something a little more difficult: an end to extremism. The 39 students in the advertising and integrated marketing communications class took on this big goal — competing… Read More

You Should Know… Kelley Spigel

After years of working for other law firms, family law attorney Kelley Spigel decided to start her own firm. Just two weeks ago, after four years of working at the law offices of Garland C. Hall, Spigel stepped out on her own. Spigel, 30, attended Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School and earned her bachelor’s degree… Read More

Pikesville’s Magill Featured on Trade Magazine’s Cover

Joan Magill of Residential Realty Group Inc. in Owings Mills became the first woman to grace the cover of US Builders Review, which recognized her extensive work in the construction and building industry in its Winter 2017 issue. The magazine began publishing in the fall of 2010. “US Builders Review is a business-to-business trade journal… Read More

DFI to Honor 3 for Community Commitment

Three local professionals will be honored next week at the Darrell D. Friedman Institute’s Creating a Connected Community celebration for their work in Baltimore’s Jewish community. The DFI, in collaboration with The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, will honor Larry Ziffer, CEO of the Macks Center for Jewish Education; Meghann Schwartz, associate director of… Read More

Yom HaShoah to Be Commemorated at Local Events

Beth El Congregation will be hosting this year’s Baltimore-area Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, event on Sunday, a tribute to Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and well-known author who died in July 2016. The event will include writings, photos and videos from Wiesel, along with selections of his favorite music performed by HaZamir Baltimore… Read More

Baltimore Child Abuse Center Throws 4th Annual ‘Be A Hero’ Gala

The Baltimore Child Abuse Center will host its fourth annual “Be A Hero” fundraiser at the Lord Baltimore Hotel on April 28. Tickets for the main event are already sold out, but the $100 after-party tickets are still available. The after-party will take place in the hotel’s LB Speakeasy with live entertainment, open bar and… Read More

Nonprofit To Take Over Lenny’s Deli’s Lombard Street Location

Lenny’s Delicatessen will be turning over its Lombard Street space in Baltimore this weekend to Helping Up Mission to concentrate on its other two locations in Owings Mills and the Horseshoe Casino. The deli’s Lombard Street location, in a part of town formerly known as “Corned Beef Row,” opened in 1991, but after this weekend… Read More

Empowered! Five young politically involved women talk activism, challenges and public service

A few months ago, when Donald Trump pulled off his stunning upset of Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, Mandee Heinl decided not to wallow in her disappointment but to take action. Heinl, 26, of Pikesville, has in recent weeks helped organize what she calls “huddles,” groups of about 25 women in various locations around… Read More

Chametz Burning Provides Space for Community Ritual

For Elly Lasson, the annual burning of chametz, or leavened food that cannot be consumed during Passover, is a family affair that goes back decades. Lasson 52, arrived at Pimlico Race Course on the morning of April 10 with his father, Moshe, to toss every bread crumb he owned into one of the two dozen… Read More