Jemicy Head Selected for Dyslexia Task Force

Jemicy School is pleased to announce that Head of School Ben Shifrin has been selected by Governor Larry Hogan to join the Governor’s Dyslexia Task Force. The newly formed task force will study and make recommendations to the governor and the General Assembly relating to the implementation of a statewide dyslexia education program. Issues will… Read More

Leder Law Becomes Leder & Hale

The Leder Law Group, PC, the Baltimore-based litigation firm, announced that it changed its name to Leder & Hale, PC to reflect Thomas W. Hale’s prominence and leadership in the legal community and his leadership in the firm. Hale is an insurance defense attorney focusing his practice on toxic torts and construction litigation. He has… Read More

Best Lawyers 2016

Multiple law firms have announced attorney being named to in The Best Lawyers in America 2016.The regional law firm of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC announced attorneys Michael G. Hendler, family law; F. Kirk Kolodner, litigation — trusts and estates; and David B. Rudow, corporate law, tax law, and trusts and estates, were named… Read More

Har Sinai Elects DeMattos President

Har Sinai Congregation in Owings Mills elected Joseph DeMattos Jr. its new board president. DeMattos, who has more than 20 years of experience leading organizations, serves as president and CEO of the Health Facilities Association of Maryland (HFAM), the state’s largest and oldest post-acute and long-term care association. Har Sinai Congregation consists of close to… Read More

Colel Chabad Helps Those in Need in Israel

For Colel Chabad, Israel’s longest continuously running social services organization, the Jewish month of Tishrei that includes many holy days is one of the busiest times of year. More than 18,000 families, including 2,500 families of widows and children, will receive boxes of dry goods, vegetables and vouchers for chicken, delivered to their doors from… Read More

UMMC President and CEO Retires

Jeffrey A. Rivest, who has served as president and chief executive officer of the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) since 2004, retiried at the end of August 2015. UMMC is the flagship academic medical center of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS). “On behalf of the UMMS and UMMC family, I want to… Read More

Sarbanes Announces Grants to Community Colleges

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) announced that Baltimore City Community College, Montgomery College/ Rockville, Community College of Baltimore County/Catonsville, Community College of Baltimore County, Howard Community College and University of Maryland/College Park will receive approximately $1.9 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education’s (DOE) Student Support Services Program. The grant initiative helps community colleges… Read More

Maller Named Financial Planner of the Year

Peter Maller, founder and president of Maller Wealth Advisors and registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors (LFA), was recently named LFA Planner of the Year for 2014. Maller has been named LFA Planner of the Year seven times in the last eight years. The Planner of the Year recognition is awarded annually to the leading… Read More

Myerberg Awarded for Women’s Programs

The Edward A. Myerberg Center has received a second year of funding from the Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation of Baltimore, a program of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, the center’s executive director, David Golaner,announced. The $19,400 grant supports a part-time social worker to coordinate services for women age 55 and over in the… Read More

Bonnie Heneson Communications Awarded

Bonnie Heneson Communications (BHC), a full-service marketing communications firm, received gold and bronze Aster Awards and a Superior Award recognizing publications the agency created for Howard County General Hospital. Wellness Matters, a community magazine BHC writes and designs that is distributed to more than 200,000 residents of Howard County and surrounding areas, was recognized with… Read More