Bernstein to Rejoin Zuckerman Spaeder

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP has announced that outgoing Baltimore City State’s Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein will rejoin the firm on Feb. 2, following the completion of his term in office. Bernstein was a partner at Zuckerman Spaeder from 2004 to 2010 until he was elected Baltimore City State’s Attorney. In that capacity, he managed an office… Read More

RSFHA Expands to Southeast

RS&F Healthcare Advisors (RSFHA), a health care and business consulting services firm, has expanded its reach to include the Southeast U.S. with its new Palm Beach, Fla., office.  RSFHA’s practice management consultants and certified coders work with physicians, clinics, practice groups and hospitals to increase revenue, maximize profitability and reduce risk through operational best practices…. Read More

Fleet Feet Honored

Fleet Feet Sports, a locally owned and operated running store in the Baltimore area, has been honored as a Top 4 finalist for Store of the Year out of more than 800 running specialty stores nationwide. The announcement comes from Competitor magazine, which each year partners with trade publication Running Insight to identify the best… Read More

O’Malley Commutes Death Sentences

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Gov. Martin O’Malley effectively closed the book on the death penalty in the state last week with the announcement that he will commute the sentences of Maryland’s last four remaining death row inmates. “The question at hand is whether any public good is served by allowing these essentially un-executable sentences to stand,” O’Malley said in… Read More

Super Lawyers Recognized

Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. have announced that Baltimore-based members Irving E. Walker and Gary H. Leibowitz were selected to the 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers list for their work in business bankruptcy. In addition, Walker was honored as one of the Top 100 attorneys in the state. Super Lawyers is a rating service… Read More

Hogan Announces More Officials

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Gov.-elect Larry Hogan has announced four senior officials who will join his administration when he takes office on Jan. 21. The appointments, announced last week, include Al Redmer Jr. as Maryland Insurance Commissioner, Stephen Moyer as Secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, George W. Owings III as Secretary of the Department… Read More

The Buzz on Drones

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Like small buzzing, flying pests, drones seem to be everywhere these days: a technology waiting for mass acceptance by filling newspaper columns, YouTube videos and the nightmares of those Americans who see them as a privacy and safety disaster waiting to happen. They’ve been touted as the answer for jobs that are too dirty and… Read More

Opinions Divided on Subminimum Wage

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Advocates and employers of disabled individuals are divided on a section of federal law that allows certified agencies to employ those with disabilities below minimum wage. Some want the program phased out, some would like to see increased oversight and program improvements, while others simply want the issue studied further. The Fair Labor Standards Act,… Read More

Deaf Patron Launches Lawsuit

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When Baltimore resident Jessica Gill contacted the Hippodrome Theatre in January, she hoped that by December the venue could come up with a plan to accommodate her hearing impairment so that she could see “Newsies.” But after months of emails, when opening night came on Dec. 2, no such accommodations had been made. Gill has… Read More

Israeli Families Brought Together for Final Night of Chanukah

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Dreidels spun, candles glowed and stories captured the imaginations of young children, as Israeli families joined together to celebrate the final night of Chanukah. The party, co-sponsored by The Macks Center for Jewish Education, the Israeli-American Council, and BioAbroad, attracted 120 adults and children to the community room at the Park Heights JCC on Dec…. Read More