Giant Honored By USO

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Giant Food of Landover, Md., was honored by the USO of Metropolitan Washington and named to USO-Metro’s 2013 Circle of the Stars during the nonprofit’s 10th Annual Stars and Stripes Night networking event at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va. USO-Metro’s 2013 Circle of Stars is an elite award bestowed on the top-level corporate… Read More

Abilities Network Names President

Abilities Network has announced longtime board member Maxine Seidman, co-founder and executive director of Play Keepers, Inc., as the organization’s new board president. Seidman began her involvement with Abilities Network in 1992. Her dedication to the agency made her the ideal candidate. Seidman’s involvement with the agency extends outside of Abilities Network’s board of directors,… Read More

Bozzuto Homes Honored

Bozzuto Homes, a division of Bozzuto Group, a Greenbelt, Md.-based real estate services company, has been recognized in five categories by the Great American Living Awards, an annual program that recognizes the building industries top achievers. This year, Bozzuto Homes achieved awards in five categories and was also recognized as one of the region’s leaders… Read More

Lawyers Volunteer For Low-Income Residents

In the past year, 188 lawyers provided free or reduced-fee legal services to low-income Baltimore City residents through the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service. Founded in 1981, MVLS is a nonprofit organization that provides free legal assistance to low-income people throughout Maryland.  In the past year, 815 volunteer attorneys accepted and closed nearly 3,000 pro bono… Read More

Pikesville Chamber Announces Board

The Pikesville Chamber of Commerce announced its new executive board at its annual update on Oct. 10, at Ruth’s Chris in Pikesville. Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond spoke at the breakfast. The new board members are: President Marcy Gorman of BB&T Quarry Lake; Vice President Mark Pressman of North Oaks Retirement Community; Secretary Kristen Cooper… Read More

Carroll Welcomes New Orthopaedics Providers

Carroll Hospital Center has welcomed the addition of Jessica Wertz, D.O., and Melanie Uebele, P.A.-C., to Carroll Health Group Orthopaedics. Carroll Health Group is Carroll Hospital Center’s affiliated multispecialty practice group. Dr. Wertz specializes in sports medicine. She received her fellowship training at Ohio State University Sports Medicine in Columbus. Physician assistant Uebele sees patients… Read More

Talk Links Heartburn to Cancer

White Marsh Library has partnered with the Esophageal Cancer Action Network to host a free special health awareness event. Taking Steps to Save Lives: Because Heartburn Can Cause Cancer will take place at the library (8133 Sandpiper Circle, Baltimore) on Nov. 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Designed to help members of the community… Read More

Fatal Accident On Cronridge Drive, Approaching Cronhill Drive

At 3:49 a.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Cronridge Dr and Cronhill Dr in Owings Mills for a report of a motor vehicle accident.  Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered a single vehicle that was on fire. The initial investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team has indicated that… Read More

As Congress Bickers, Maryland Waits

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For Leah Goldberg, a human resources employee with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the government shutdown feels a lot like a snow day that just won’t end. “I’m just kind of sitting and waiting,” said Goldberg. On Monday, Sept. 30, she and her coworkers were told to report to the office on Tuesday to close… Read More

New and Improved

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It has been just over one month since the Jewish New Year and for people who want to keep with their resolutions of dropping a few pounds and/or increasing their stamina, now is a good time to do it at the Jewish Community Center. Both the Weinberg Park Heights JCC and the Rosenbloom Owings Mills… Read More