‘Highs in the Low Fifties’

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“I’ve always been the kind of person who sees the humor in something, and what these events — we won’t call them relationships —seemed to have in common, they had a strong ludicrous element,” said Marion Winik of her latest book, “Highs in the Low Fifties, how I stumbled through the joys of single living”… Read More

Paying Tribute

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A recent Sunday morning at Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion in Park Heights found some of Baltimore’s bravest Jews and their spouses enjoying a hearty breakfast of bagels and lox with rugelach for dessert. But they weren’t there only for the food. The group of 30 people, many of whom were World War II veterans, had… Read More

The Eyes Have It: Five Keys for Effective Eye Contact

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Most would agree that having quality eye contact is an advantage in life. It positively affects interpersonal relationships as well as workplace interactions. Here are five specific areas in which eye contact should be executed. > Match with the verbal: In your initial approach to a new party or even someone with whom you already… Read More

Spreading The Truth

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Islam is a religion founded on tolerance, but extremism in some parts of the world and the tendency to turn complex issues into sound bites has created a lot of myths and misconceptions about the world’s second largest religion, said medical and religious professor Dr. Faheem Younus last Sunday afternoon. He was speaking to about… Read More

A Priest, A Rabbi And A CEO Walk Into A Bar …

Today with people’s short attention spans, companies that advertise sometimes are challenged in drawing attention to their ads. If you’ve ever been to a comedy club, you know that the big laughs come from the comics who talk about topics that resonate with their audiences.  Whether it’s about problems with technology, dating woes, raising kids… Read More

Friedman Honored By Daily Record

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Profiles, Inc. has announced that The Daily Record has selected Amy Burke Friedman, vice president, to receive its 2013 Leading Women Award. The publication’s list of Leading Women honors 50 women who are 40 years of age or younger. A panel of six judges selected the honorees based on their professional experience, community involvement and… Read More

Frank Named Chair of Hospitals

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MedStar Health has named Dana Frank, M.D., F.A.C.P., as chairman of the integrated departments of medicine at MedStar Good Samaritan and MedStar Union Memorial hospitals. Frank has more than 31 years of experience as an internal medicine physician. He earned his medical degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and completed both his internship… Read More

Bare Skinlabs Opens In Greenspring Station

Greenspring Station announced that Bare Skinlabs joined its mix of tenants in October, offering esthetic services that combine the latest in skin-care technology with custom-blended, organic products. Designed to be the area’s ultimate destination for beauty services and skin-care treatments, Bare Skinlabs will marry traditional services such as waxing, face care and body care with… Read More

Despite Demand, County Won’t Install Bais Yaakov Traffic Light

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Ralph Jaffe first heard about the traffic jams at the entrance to Bais Yaakov School For Girls on Smith Avenue seven years ago from a concerned parent. Twice a day, before school and after school, parents and student drivers would wait for minutes to make a left turn, watching carefully for cars speeding down the… Read More

Port Discovery Receives $150K Grant

Port Discovery Children’s Museum has been awarded a $150,000 federal grant through the Museums for America program from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). With the grant, Port Discovery will design, fabricate, install and promote Here We Grow, a new exhibit that will explore agriculture through the themes of science and technology, history,… Read More