Laura Small | Y Preschool at Weinberg

Laura Small has been named director of the Y Preschool at Weinberg. Small will develop and strengthen partnerships with local organizations, schools and other industry partners and ensure the preschool meets Y standards and OCC regulations. Information in Movers and Shakers is provided by the submitter. To submit a Movers and Shakers item, visit http://thedailyrecord.com/movers/.

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Maitlyn Healy | Leveling the Playing Field

Maitlyn Healy has been named resource director of Leveling the Playing Field, a nonprofit that gives underserved children in the Washington Metro area and Baltimore the chance to participate in youth sports by providing donated used/excess sporting equipment. Healy will be responsible for maintaining the 4,000 square-foot warehouse nd inventory. She will also organize and …

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Cosby wants other accusers to take competency, memory tests

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby’s lawyers accused prosecutors Monday of trying to use the “tainted, unreliable memories of women, now in their senior years” to build their sexual assault case against him and will seek competency hearings on any accusers allowed to testify. Prosecutors hope to have 13 of about 60 known accusers testify to show …

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Judge: Orlando nightclub gunman’s calls must be released

ORLANDO, Fla. — A judge on Monday ordered the city of Orlando to release audio recordings of the Pulse nightclub gunman talking to police dispatchers and negotiators. But she won’t rule on releasing other 911 calls from the mass shooting until she has listened to them. Circuit Judge Margaret Schreiber said that audio of those …

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Hotel occupancy numbers promising for Baltimore tourism

With hotel occupancy up 4 percent in September over last year, officials are optimistic that the city’s tourism industry is improving. Baltimore’s tourism industry took a hit after the riots following Freddie Gray’s death in April 2015. Officials reported a 5 to 7 percent decrease in hotel occupancy, while attendance at museums, restaurants and other …

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Walker & Dunlop finances Cortland Partners deal

Bethesda-based commercial real estate finance company Walker & Dunlop Inc. announced Monday that it closed two transactions totaling $111 million using Freddie Mac’s Moderate Rehab loan offering, which provides a flexible liquidity source to properties undergoing signification renovation. The sponsor, Cortland Partners, acquired Camden Renaissance and Arboretum at Southpoint with the plan to perform substantial value-add upgrades, making the moderate rehab loan the ideal …

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Tower Federal Credit Union opens new Pasadena branch

Tower Federal Credit Union officials announced Monday it has opened a new branch in Pasadena’s Magothy Beach Plaza to upgrade services to its members in that area and provide a more convenient location. The new branch, at 25 Magothy Beach Road, officially opened Oct. 25. The branch will have its ceremonial grand opening celebration Nov. …

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