For Julie August, coping with her son Josh’s decision to move halfway around the world and join the Israeli Defense Forces last year was not easy. “It would be hard enough to have him serving while I was there,” said August, who lived in Israel for a time before moving to the Baltimore area. “But… Read More
Baltimore County Delegate Dana Stein received a Legislative Leadership award from the Maryland Clean Energy Center at the Maryland Clean Energy Summit in October. Stein led the charge within the legislature to create the center. As a member of the Environmental Matters Committee, he has championed legislation to encourage development of community energy projects, improve… Read More
Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel was honored with the second annual Simon E. Sobeloff Law Society Award. Guest speakers at the October event included former Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals Irma Raker, Senior Federal United States District Court Judge Alex Williams Jr. and former Delegate Tim Maloney. Ceremony attendees included sitting and retired… Read More
The General Motors Foundation awarded a grant to Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury. The center helps individuals with paralysis recover sensation, movement and independence through an intensive and innovative rehabilitation program.
The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC has announced the formation of the Agricultural Law Practice Group. The group of eight lawyers offers legal advice and counsel on a wide variety of matters that are important to farmers, landowners and owners of agriculture-related businesses. Issues addressed by the group include environmental, business planning, succession planning,… Read More
The Center for Dispute Resolution (C-DRUM), part of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, has been awarded a proclamation honoring its contributions to promoting conflict resolution for students and staff in Maryland schools. Since its inception in 2002, C-DRUM has worked with more than 50 Baltimore schools and has provided training… Read More
Junior Achievement of Central Maryland has announced it has received a $20,000 grant from the Sam’s Club Giving Program to support the JA BizTown facility, a site-based entrepreneurship learning opportunity for local students. Sam’s Club Giving Program presented the grant, one of three nationwide, in support of its nationwide focus on small business, which includes… Read More
This summer, Loyola University affiliate professor Morton M. Esterson retired after 50 years of teaching in the university’s graduate division. Esterson has taught seven different courses in the field of special education. He also taught the Administration and Supervision of Special Education course at the Johns Hopkins University for five years. Esterson is a former… Read More
Maryland Live! Casino has received the 2013 Maryland Office of Tourism Development Award in the category of Economic Engine in recognition of its role as a major driver of tourism and economic growth in the State of Maryland. To date, the Casino consistently outperforms competitors in the mid-Atlantic gaming market, generating top revenues among all… Read More
Long & Foster’s Pikesville office has announced Harriet Charkatz as the top lister and Pam Wilks as the top producer for October.