Leadership Maryland Names Class of 2015

Leadership Maryland announced the Class of 2015, consisting of 50 business leaders from across the state chosen to participate in the professional development program dedicated to building a stronger Maryland by educating, cultivating and connecting our state’s brightest leaders. The Class of 2015, Leadership Maryland’s 23rd class, reflects a cross-section of the state, including diversity… Read More

LifeBridge Names Blavatt as Chair

LifeBridge Health announced that Jason A. Blavatt is now serving as the chairman of its board of directors. As one of the largest, most comprehensive providers of health-related services to the people of Maryland, LifeBridge Health consists of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital and related subsidiaries and affiliates…. Read More

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