Best Week, Worst Week: Md. US Attorney moves to national stage; Under Armour regroups after loss

Former Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein was given a bump up to the national stage this week while Under Armour’s financial picture took a hit with disappointing first-quarter results. Legal affairs writer Steve Lash reported Tuesday that Rosenstein was overwhelmingly confirmed by the U.S. as the next deputy U.S. attorney general, earning the post …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/04/29/best-week-worst-week-md-us-attorney-moves-to-national-stage-under-armour-regroups-after-1q-losses/

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS v. TAMMIE OWENS

Administrative law — Promotional exam — Court substituting its judgment for board’s In 2009, (then-) Correctional Officer Sergeant Tammie Owens, appellee, filed a grievance against the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections (“Department”), challenging the grade she received on a promotional exam needed to obtain the rank of Correctional Officer Lieutenant within the Department. Falling …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/04/28/prince-georges-county-department-of-corrections-v-tammie-owens/

MOONRIDGE COURT TRUST, BY RONALD HOSTETLER, TRUSTEE, et al. v. DEBRA CORDER, et al.

Real property — Foreclosure — Notice Nearly five years ago, this Court took note that “this case has a somewhat tortured history” —yet, nevertheless, it has somehow managed to survive and work its way back to us again. This case involves a novel foreclosure rescue scheme arranged by the trust beneficiary and a trustee who …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/04/28/moonridge-court-trust-by-ronald-hostetler-trustee-et-al-v-debra-corder-et-al/

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., v. RANDEL BURGESS, ET UX.

Real property — Equitable mortgage — Failure to state a claim This is an appeal from the dismissal of an action in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, which sought to reform a previously recorded Deed and Deed of Trust. Appellant Bank of America filed a Complaint and Notice of Lis Pendens against appellee Randel …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/04/28/bank-of-america-n-a-v-randel-burgess-et-ux-2/

Md.’s plans to end out-of-state youth placements hit a snag

ANNAPOLIS — A effort to bring back some of the more than three-dozen severely developmentally disabled Maryland youths sent to out-of-state group homes by next month will now take longer than initially promised. Gregory S. James, deputy secretary of operations for the Department of Human Resources, told the Board of Public Works Wednesday that he does not …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/04/28/md-s-plans-to-end-out-of-state-youth-placements-hit-a-snag/

Federal jury finds wage violation in Baltimore FLSA suit

A federal jury Thursday awarded approximately $25,000 to a man who was misclassified as a salaried employee for more than six years and not paid overtime. Andre Jackson worked for ReliaSource Inc., a Baltimore technological services company, from May 2009 through the filing of the lawsuit in February 2016. The jury awarded him $27,784.62 in overtime …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/04/28/flsa-verdict-reliasource/

Rosedale Federal gives $55K to middle school for MakerSpace tech lab

Rosedale Federal is granting Golden Ring Middle School in Rosedale $55,000 to help transform a classroom into a technology lab meant to cultivate critical thinking skills. The new lab, dubbed a MakerSpace, will be designed to enhance student engagement in the areas of science, technology, engineering, art and math and provide students with collaborative, hands-on …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/04/28/rosedale-federal-gives-55k-to-middle-school-for-makerspace-tech-lab/

New farmers market coming to Greenmount West neighborhood

A new farmers market is cropping up this summer at Open Works in the city’s Greenmount West neighborhood.

Baltimore residents Sache Jones and Myeasha Taylor formed the Two Moons Food Group that focuses on sustainability in farming and the local food economy. The group is partnering with Open Works, a co-working maker space, to host Grow Market every Sunday starting June 4 through the end of November.

Customers will be able to purchase fresh food in the Open Works parking lot at 1400 Greenmount…

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