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Court appeal for N.Y. election may stall vote for months, years
BY Melissa Gerr
October 16, 2014

All electronic and paper ballots from a Sept. 30 referendum vote in Ramapo, N.Y., were impounded and then ultimately nullified last week by the state’s Supreme Court on allegations of election fraud. Town lawyer Michael Klein has appealed the ruling. The referendum, which would have reconfigured voting districts from citywide to a ward system and CONTINUE »

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Fourth-graders visit “those little huts” and get to know their neighbors
BY Melissa Gerr
October 16, 2014

Community Conversations, an organization that works to improve communication and understanding between the Orthodox Jewish population and the African-American population in the Glen, Falstaff, Cheswolde, Cross Country and Mount Washington communities, took 20 fourth-graders from Cross Country Elementary School through the neighborhood this week to gain an appreciation for the holiday of Sukkot. The Sukkah CONTINUE »

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October 9, 2014

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland has appointed Lisa Schwartz to a three-year term on its board of directors. As M&T Bank’s business banking regional manager for Greater Baltimore, Schwartz leads the lending and servicing team that supports the branch network in Baltimore, Harford and Cecil counties. She also is responsible for the loan and deposit CONTINUE »

October 9, 2014

INSIDE Public Accounting recently presented its fifth annual ranking of the IPA 200 public accounting firms. KatzAbosch was named to the list for the third time. “With more than 540 firms participating in the IPA annual Survey and Analysis of Firms this year, along with many CPA firm associations contributing to the search to identify CONTINUE »

October 9, 2014

Modern Healthcare, a leading industry publication, has named Johns Hopkins Medicine dean and CEO Paul B. Rothman and patient safety expert Peter J. Pronovost to this year’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare list. The list recognizes individuals deemed by their peers and experts as leaders in the industry. “The answers to complex questions must CONTINUE »