Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler Opens New Office

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Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC announced the opening of its Baltimore County office in Nottingham Centre in Towson. Head-quartered in Baltimore City since 1927, the law firm also maintains a full-service office within the Columbia Town Center in Howard County at 10420 Little Patuxent Pkwy. ARD&H Special Counsel Adam Sampson has been assigned to… Read More

Applefeld Appointed To MSBA Position

Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC member and litigation section chair David B. Applefeld was appointed to serve on the the Maryland State Bar Association Construction Law Section. With more than 22 years of experience, Applefeld serves as national panel trial counsel and special litigation counsel for several insurance companies and businesses and is a… Read More

Synagogue Without Exec After $500K Theft

After little more than a month of work, the new executive director for Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C., was let go after admitting to stealing close to half a million dollars from a synagogue in California when he was its executive director. Eric S. Levine “will no longer be serving as executive director for… Read More

Centering On Care

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The Reisterstown Road storefront of Renaissance Adult Medical Center is unremarkable, but pass through the secure entrance and you enter a vibrant world. The energy is palpable inside the walls of this spacious facility: The singing, card playing and lively debate from its senior citizens provide a window into how an adult day center can… Read More

Baltimore Community Goes to Annapolis

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More than 100 local community members made their way to Annapolis Feb. 5 to participate in the Baltimore Jewish Council’s Advocacy Day, during which they met with state officials to discuss issues important to the city’s Jewish population. Among the agenda items for the group were the following: allowing the shipment of kosher wine into… Read More

Harry Gets a Kidney

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Five years ago, Harry Burstyn suffered from kidney failure. Although he beat it and got his kidney functioning again, he wound up on dialysis a year-and-a-half later. He needed a donor kidney. “They said the wait’s five to eight years, or come back, bring us a donor, and we can do your surgery tomorrow,” said… Read More

Not Losing Sleep

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TEL AVIV — Of the 200,000 wine bottles Yakov Burg produced last year, 16,000 went to Europe. The possibility of a boycott and repeated rumblings that Europe is planning to label goods produced in the settlements could decrease that number, but Burg isn’t worried. The CEO of Psagot Winery, which is located in a settlement… Read More

KatzAbosch Director Named Woman of the Year

KatzAbosch, one of the mid-Atlantic region’s leading certified public accounting and consulting firms, announced that Associated Builders and Contractors Baltimore Metro Chapter (ABC Baltimore) honored Anita Sheckells, CPA, CCIFP, CCA, a director with KatzAbosch, as Woman of the Year at the annual ABC Baltimore Winter Gala. A longtime ABC Baltimore member and volunteer leader, Sheckells… Read More

Feinblatt Attorneys Named Super Lawyers

The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC announced that 22 of its attorneys have been named 2014 Maryland Super Lawyers and nine of its attorneys have been named 2014 Maryland’s Rising Stars in Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained… Read More

Willard Hackerman

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Willard Hackerman, president and chief executive officer of the Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, died Feb.10 of natural causes at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 95. Born Oct. 6, 1918, Hackerman grew up in Baltimore’s Forest Park neighborhood. At the age of 16 his parents moved to Hanover, Pa., but he stayed behind in order to… Read More