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
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
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
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
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
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
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
WABC and DRMK have combined their practices. Moving forward, the company will be known as Weil, Akman, Baylin & Coleman.
Sheppard Pratt Health System has taken an active role in preserving its history and recently unveiled its restored and refurbished iconic Gatehouse, the oldest structure on the Towson campus and one of two gatehouses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Gatehouse, which has graced the Charles Street entrance to Sheppard Pratt since… Read More
The College Savings Plans of Maryland has announced that the Maryland College Investment Plan, managed and distributed by T. Rowe Price, has been recognized as a “Gold”-rated 529 college savings plan by Morningstar, Inc. This is the fourth straight year the plan has received Morningstar’s highest rating.