Former Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen Takes New State Post

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Josh Cohen, the former Annapolis mayor who lost his re-election bid by 59 votes, has started a new job with the state. Cohen started his new post as the chief administration officer at the Maryland Department of General Services, reporting to Secretary Alvin C. Collins, on Wednesday, Dec. 11. “I wanted to find a position… Read More

JT Welcomes New Editor-In-Chief

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The Jewish Times welcomed a new editor this week. Joshua Runyan, a rabbi and former flight instructor, will add “JT editor-in-chief” to his already-extensive resume. Runyan’s journalism career began at 16, when he landed a job as an assistant news producer at USA Radio News. Since then, he has worked as an intern at The… Read More

WABC And DRMK Combine

WABC and DRMK have combined their practices. Moving forward, the company will be known as Weil, Akman, Baylin & Coleman.

Sheppard Pratt Restores Gatehouse

Sheppard Pratt Health System has taken an active role in preserving its history and recently unveiled its restored and refurbished iconic Gatehouse, the oldest structure on the Towson campus and one of two gatehouses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Gatehouse, which has graced the Charles Street entrance to Sheppard Pratt since… Read More

Maryland College Investment Plan Gets Gold

The College Savings Plans of Maryland has announced that the Maryland College Investment Plan, managed and distributed by T. Rowe Price, has been recognized as a “Gold”-rated 529 college savings plan by Morningstar, Inc. This is the fourth straight year the plan has received Morningstar’s highest rating.

Steinhurst Named Development Associate at Myerberg

Jennifer Steinhurst has been appointed development associate for the Edward A. Myerberg Center. In this newly created position, Steinhurst will support the center’s development and advancement efforts by coordinat-ing donor activities and volunteer projects. Steinhurst will also help coordinate the center’s annual spring fundraising event.

Temple Emanuel Adopts Minimum Wage Resolution

A resolution in support of local, state and federal campaigns to increase the minimum wage and link future increases to the cost-of-living index was adopted by the Temple Emanuel Board of Trustees, located in Kensington. The resolution declares: “We resolve that Temple Emanuel support efforts to increase the minimum wage — whether it is at… Read More

BBYO Donates 200 Pounds Of Food

Community teens came together to fight hunger at BBYO Baltimore Council’s pre-screening of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” at Regal Hunt Valley, hosted in partnership with the JCC of Greater Baltimore, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Capital Camps, the Center for Jewish Education, the Jewish Volunteer Connection, the Mitchell David Teen Center, and… Read More

Yeshivat Chovevei Awarded Grant

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT), the open Orthodox rabbinical school, has been awarded a second major grant ($1.2 million) from the Jim Joseph Foundation to support YCT’s transition to sustainability, which includes the succession in leadership from Rav Avi Weiss, the founding president, to Rabbi Asher Lopatin, president as of July 2013. The grant is extraordinary… Read More

Securityplus Opens New Branch

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Securityplus Federal Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of its newest Baltimore City location with an official ribbon cutting, followed by a ceremonial toast. The Northwest Plaza Branch, located at 4470 W. Northern Parkway in Baltimore, was built in very close proximity to the Social Security Administration’s soon-to-open Wabash facility, which will be home to… Read More