Media Works Expands Client Roster

Media Works, Ltd., the Baltimore-based integrated marketing agency, announced the addition of seven new clients and the expansion of two current accounts, totaling more than $7.5 million in billings to kick off 2015. The agency is expanding its team and office space to accommodate this growth. The company has been named the agency of record… Read More

Levin & Gann Celebrates 100 Years

Levin & Gann, P.A. proudly announces its 100th anniversary.  Over its 100-year existence, the firm has grown from a practice focused on criminal law to a pre-eminent, mid-sized organization representing local, regional, national and international clients in virtually all areas of the law. It was in 1915 when Ellis Levin, a 20-year-old Russian immigrant, was… Read More

Salamon to Head GOP Finance Committee

The Maryland Republican Party announced that Stephen J. Salamon is MDGOP’s new finance chairman. Salamon assumes the position with extensive experience. During the 2014 election cycle he served as campaign finance chairman for David Craig’s gubernatorial campaign. Besides being active in Maryland politics, he has also worked with local and national trade associations representing health… Read More

UM, Carroll Partner on Program

Carroll Hospital Center physicians will now have 24/7 remote access to the University of Maryland Medical Center’s brain attack team through a new telemedicine service for stroke patients. The tele-stroke program allows Carroll Hospital Center physicians to consult with University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty specialists through innovative technology including secure video cameras and… Read More

With a Better Future in Mind J Street conference to focus on two-state solution

(David Stuck)

Despite a number of setbacks in the past year, J Street, the self-described “pro-Israel, pro-peace” organization that advocates for a negotiated two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians, expects record attendance at its fifth national conference to be held this weekend. The conference will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington,… Read More

The Heroin Problem Lt. Gov. Rutherford hears from residents, officials and advocates from Cecil, surrounding counties

Karen Prettyman Bishop didn’t need a task force summit to know that heroin is a problem in Cecil County. Her daughter, Courtney Lee Prettyman, died of a heroin overdose in 2011 at the age of 28. “Within a mile radius, six of our parents lost their kids,” Bishop said of her neighborhood. “This problem has… Read More

Reducing the Backlog Vice president, Maryland legislators highlight sexual assault kit initiative

With sexual assault survivor Helena Lazaro and Vice President Joe Biden looking on, Sen. Barbara Mikulski adamantly declares, “We want to make sure that no victim is doubly victimized.”
(Tim Zink)

Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by Democratic Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin and Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-District 2), visited Pikesville on Monday to tout the importance of a new initiative designed to speed prosecution of sexual assaults. Following a tour of the Maryland State Police Forensic Laboratory on Milford Mill Road, Biden told… Read More

Hettleman’s Sexual Assault Bill Moving Forward

Shelly Hettleman
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Freshman legislator Shelly Hettleman is calling for increased efforts on the issue of sexual assault at Maryland colleges. Hettleman’s bill, HB 571, had a hearing in the House Appropriations committee on March 10. A vote on whether or not to move the bill to the House of Delegates’ floor is expected soon. “It is an… Read More

All About Bibi On Election Day in Israel, change comes as decisive victory

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BEERSHEVA, Israel — When he called for new elections late last year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cast the contest as a referendum on his rule. On Tuesday, amid early energetic turnout and anecdotal evidence of successful get-out-the-vote operations by Netanyahu’s political enemies on the left, the prime minister got what he wanted. Put simply,… Read More