Erickson Living Named Top Agency

Erickson Living announced that for the third consecutive year it has been named as a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home-health agencies in the United States. The Erickson Living communities named Top Agencies include Oak Crest (listed among the top 100 agencies), Fox Run and Greenspring (listed among… Read More

U.S. Trust Appoints Sandberg

U.S. Trust has announced that Kirsten Sandberg has joined its Baltimore office as a senior vice president and private client adviser. Sandberg was previously employed by M&T Wilmington Trust in its Baltimore office, where she was a vice president and private client adviser.

Attorneys Named Super Lawyers

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Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC has announced that five of its members are listed in Super Lawyers Business Edition 2013, an annual resource that “serves as the go-to guide for general counsel and executives in charge of making legal hiring decisions.” The ARD&H members who were listed: David B. Applefeld, construction litigation; Thomas D…. Read More

Senator Bobby Zirkin Addresses Baltimore Jewish Council

Bobby Zirkin (Rebecca Gardner)

Democratic State Sen. Bobby Zirkin outlined some of the issues he expects to be debated in the upcoming Maryland General Assembly session on Dec. 12 when he addressed members of the Baltimore Jewish Council. Laws regarding abuse and violence were highlighted, including those regarding pit bulls (and who would be held responsible for pit bull… Read More

Pikesville Native Launches YouTube Channel

Traci Moran has started a YouTube channel on which she discusses what’s on her mind. (Photos provided)

When Traci Moran moved from Pikesville to Alaska three years ago, she had no idea what she was in for. “I thought the whole world was Jewish,” said Moran. “It was such a culture shock to leave Pikesville.” Not only did Moran leave Pikesville, but she moved across the continent to live on an Army… Read More

11 Indicted For Conspiracy, Nine from Pikesville, Owings Mills

A federal grand jury indicted 11 people on Dec. 3 for alleged conspiracy to distribute drugs, launder money and sell contraband cigarettes. The 42-count indictment alleges that the defendants are family members and associates who live in Baltimore County and New York City and operate businesses in Pikesville and Baltimore City, including Healthway Pharmacy and… Read More

Har Sinai Launches Mobile App

Congregants of Har Sinai just got a technological upgrade. Earlier this fall, Har Sinai Congregation launched a new mobile app that allows users to easily access news and event information, photos, a direct contact to the synagogue office, links to Har Sinai Congregation’s social media and a marketplace directory in which congregants can list their… Read More

Former Cardin Aide Declares Candidacy

Shelly Hettleman officially launched her campaign for District 11 delegate Dec. 15 at Pikes Diner. Hettleman will try to fill the spot left open by Del. Jon Cardin’s run for attorney general. A former campaign manager for Sen. Ben Cardin, Hettleman is a native of the Pikesville area, where she serves on the board of… Read More

Former Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen Takes New State Post

Josh Cohen (Justin Tsucalas)

Josh Cohen, the former Annapolis mayor who lost his re-election bid by 59 votes, has started a new job with the state. Cohen started his new post as the chief administration officer at the Maryland Department of General Services, reporting to Secretary Alvin C. Collins, on Wednesday, Dec. 11. “I wanted to find a position… Read More

JT Welcomes New Editor-In-Chief

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The Jewish Times welcomed a new editor this week. Joshua Runyan, a rabbi and former flight instructor, will add “JT editor-in-chief” to his already-extensive resume. Runyan’s journalism career began at 16, when he landed a job as an assistant news producer at USA Radio News. Since then, he has worked as an intern at The… Read More