Park School Student Earns National Merit Scholarship

The selection committee at the National Merit Scholarship Corporation uses SAT scores to whittle down a field of 1.5 million college scholarship applicants to a smaller group of semifinalists. After that, the organization examines extracurricular and community activities engaged in by the student. When one looks at the overall contributions from Ben Miller, who graduated… Read More

Meltzer Takes Over As LifeBridge CEO

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LifeBridge Health has a new president and chief executive officer, but he’s a very familiar face. Neil Meltzer, who will be succeeding Warren Green, took over the position on July 1. He worked in the system since 1988, when he first joined Sinai Hospital as its vice president of operations. “I feel like I’m well-prepared… Read More

Union Craft Brewing Celebrates First Anniversary

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Baltimore’s own home-grown brewery, Union Craft Brewing, will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Saturday, July 27, with music, food, art and … beer. “People seem to like it, so we keep making more,” Adam Benesch, one of the brewery’s three owners, said of the beer. In its first year, Union Craft has made 14 beers,… Read More

Police Investigating Spate Of Graffiti In Pikesville

Police are looking into multiple vandalism incidents that occurred over the weekend. Shown here: a variety of anti-Semitic and satanic images drawn on the exterior of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation.

Baltimore County Police are investigating a rash of vandalism incidents that occurred at multiple Pikesville locations over the weekend. Graffiti that included anti-Semitic images, satanic images and sexual images were found at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Wellwood International School and Greenspring Shopping Center, police said. Images were also discovered on vehicles, stop signs, sidewalks, parking signs… Read More

Hoyer, Miller Back Brown-Ulman

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown was formally endorsed by several high-profile Maryland democratic leaders Monday morning at a news conference in Waldorf. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and State Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., as well as several state senators and delegates, endorsed Brown for governor and Ken Ulman for lieutenant governor. “Anthony Brown… Read More

Jon Cardin Announces Attorney General Run

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Jon Cardin, Maryland delegate for District 11 in Baltimore County, announced Monday that he is running for Maryland Attorney General. “I couldn’t wait any longer,” Cardin said. “I firmly believe that Maryland’s citizens are facing tougher and tougher challenges, and I am prepared to be the next attorney general.” He joins what is expected to… Read More

Four Rocks Through Northwest Baltimore Windows In Three Weeks

Camera footage captured by area security cameras show a youth throwing a rock in Northwest Baltimore. (Photo provided)

There have been at least four rocks (usually pieces of concrete) thrown through car windows in the last three weeks in Northwest Baltimore, according to a report by Shomrim. The first three were parked cars with no owners present. The fourth had a driver injured. All of the incidents took place between approximately 9 and 10 p.m…. Read More

Baltimore’s Technion Connection

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Haifa and Baltimore lie on opposite sides of the ocean. While Baltimore’s harbor shops draw residents on a lazy Sunday afternoon, it is Haifa’s miles of beaches and coastline that bring in the warm-weather crowds. And while Baltimore is home to a generally flat topography, Haifa sits on the edge of the Carmel mountain range… Read More

‘Loved By All’

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“Everything is going to be wonderful.” Those six words were a phrase often dispensed by Herbert A. Caplan. No matter the situation, no matter the challenge, Caplan always had a knack for being the eternal optimist. It was rare to see him without a smile. Kindness, generosity and that res-ounding positive attitude are what propelled… Read More

Collaboration

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For the second summer in a row, Johns Hopkins University and Tel Aviv University officials are collaborating to study, discuss and research disease and medicine. The second annual Summer Institute of Advanced Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine at Tel Aviv University, which started on July 7, is under way until July 26. “The Summer Institute at… Read More