Up, Up and Away Local model airplane club entertains and provides camaraderie, escape


There’s something mesmerizing about a flying object gracefully soaring high in the sky, and there were dozens of them performing gravity-defying tricks at the Charm City Memorial Fly-In, a remote-control plane festival hosted each year by the Southwest Area Park Remote Control Modelers. About 30 pilots and more than 500 spectators, mouths agape and heads… Read More

On the Attack Jewish pro-Palestinian groups claim Israel advocates stifle free speech

“Stifling Dissent,” a report compiled by Jewish Voice for Peace, claims that 
pro-Palestinian voices are being limited on college campuses.

Critics of Israel are being silenced on campus, the Jewish Voice for Peace, a Jewish pro-Palestinian group, contends in a newly released report. The report, “Stifling Dissent,” issued Sept. 30, asserts that Israel advocates are using “false charges” of anti-Semitism to silence critics of Israel’s policies. Palestine Legal and the Center for Constitutional -Rights issued… Read More

Life Happens New lecture series focuses on aging and planning for the future

Matt Levinson, vice president, 
Sol Levinson & Bros., Inc.

A new lecture series aims to arm the community with resources and knowledge about all matters of aging. Life Happens, a free six-week lecture series, features sessions on medical and financial planning; estates and eldercare; health issues; aging and housing including independent and assisted living and nursing homes; palliative and hospice care; and Jewish funerals…. Read More

Komen Names Director

Mark Roeder

Susan G. Komen Maryland named Mark Roeder as its executive director, effective Oct. 8. Roeder has held a number of leadership positions in both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Most recently, Roeder served as president of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maryland Chapter. Roeder first joined the National MS Society in January 2004 and held a… Read More

El Al Wins Innovation Award

El Al Israel Airlines’ Cockpit, a digital program for supporting and accelerating startups in the fields of aviation and travel, won first prize in an international competition held by the Airline Passengers Experience Association (APEX) in the category “Best Achievement in Passenger Experience 2015.” The airline launched the Cockpit program to create an opportunity for… Read More

Loveland Named to MD Chamber Committee

Tom Loveland, founder and CEO of Mind Over Machines, was named to the executive committee of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. Loveland brings more than 25 years of experience as both an entrepreneur and a passionate voice for technology in Maryland to his new leadership role in the state’s top business advocacy organization. The Maryland… Read More

Davidson School Receives $5M Grant

The William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education of the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) received a $5 million two-year grant from the William Davidson Foundation. Offering residential and online masters and doctoral degrees, The Davidson School is affordable and accessible thanks to a wide range of merit-based scholarships made possible through the William Davidson Foundation…. Read More

MPT Head Honored

Larry D. Unger, president and chief executive officer of Maryland Public Television, was named one of Maryland’s most admired CEOs for 2015 by The Daily Record. Unger is among 32 award recipients in categories covering private companies, public companies, nonprofit organizations and government entities. The 2015 honorees, selected by a panel of business and legal… Read More

MileOne Names Marketing Head

MileOne Automotive Group, which has 76 dealerships in the Mid-Atlantic region, named Mark Westerman chief marketing officer. Westerman will lead MileOne’s marketing efforts, while assisting in fueling MileOne’s continued growth. Westerman previously worked as executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Ascend One Corporation, a Columbia, Md., based holding company for businesses in the… Read More

Best Lawyers Named

The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC announced that Sheila K. Sachs has been named 2016 Baltimore Lawyer of the Year in the area of family mediation law; Michael C. Powell has been named 2016 Baltimore Lawyer of the Year in the area of environmental law; and Ned T. Himmelrich has been named 2016 Baltimore… Read More