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Programming changes, as today’s seniors maintain active lifestyle
BY Simone Ellin
June 26, 2014

It’s not news that people are living longer and staying healthier than ever before. Baby boomers don’t feel like senior citizens, they don’t behave like senior citizens, and they may not envision themselves spending time at a senior center. At the Edward A. Myerberg Center in Pikesville, board and staff members get it. About two CONTINUE »

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Lt. Gov. scores an easy win over Gansler, Mizeur, closer for Hogan
BY Suzanne Pollak
June 26, 2014

Supporters of Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown entered the crowded University of Maryland’s Samuel RIGS IV Alumni Center Tuesday night already prepared to celebrate his win in the Democratic primary race for governor. “We’re ready to party,” declared Marilyn Kresky-Wolff of Potomac, long before the official election results began appearing on the huge television screen CONTINUE »

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Cardin a distant second in attorney general race
BY Marc Shapiro
June 26, 2014

Brian Frosh had trouble getting to the stage at his election party Tuesday night to give his victory speech. The Democratic candidate for Maryland attorney general was bombarded with hugs and handshakes as supporters cheered, applauded, took photos and cellphone videos. “You guys won this election,” Frosh, a state senator, told those gathered at the CONTINUE »

Attorney General Doug Gansler, who is running for governor, spent the morning at Seven Mile Market talking to customers and employees.
June 20, 2014

On Friday morning, sporting a bright orange Baltimore Orioles tie, gubernatorial candidate Doug Gansler toured Seven Mile Market in Pikesville doing some last minute schmoozing with members of the Jewish community. “Good Shabbos,” he told passers-by. When asked what brings him to the kosher supermarket, Gansler joked, “I want to remind people to vote. It CONTINUE »

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By boycotting government Holocaust commemorations, Hungary’s Jews forge new path
BY Ruth Ellen Gruber/JTA
June 19, 2014

Budapest, Hungary — It isn’t every day that Jewish organizations reject funding for Holocaust commemorations. But that’s what happened in Hungary this spring when Jewish groups refused nearly $1 million in special state grants to protest what they see as the government’s whitewashing of Hungarian complicity in the Holocaust. “We wanted to send a very CONTINUE »