PHOTO: Sending ‘Bags of Love’ to Puerto Rico

Baltimore based entrepreneurs and Puerto Rican natives Diana Torruella Gaines of Tu Casa Development Group, Left, and Elda M. Devarie, President and CEO of EMD Sales Inc. have teamed up to ship about 450,000 pounds of donated goods to Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria’s devastation back in September.

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/11/30/photo-sending-bags-of-love-to-puerto-rico/

Caves Valley comes through with Leadenhall Community Center

Developer Caves Valley Partners, elected officials and community members celebrated the ceremonial start of construction of the Leadenhall Community Center on Thursday, a benefit from the nearby $300 million Stadium Square project. The community center, which will cost more than $1 million to build, is being paid for in part with matching funds from the …

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Md. officials: 26 indicted in prison gang conspiracy

In the latest move to root out longstanding corruption in Maryland prisons, state and federal officials announced Thursday the indictments of 26 people, including a correctional officer who served as a high-ranking gang member. The charges include attempted first-degree murder and smuggling contraband like drugs and cellphones into prisons. Sgt. Antoine Fordham, a correctional officer …

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AMA Baltimore seeks entries for marketing awards

The American Marketing Association Baltimore Chapter is accepting entries for its 33rd annual Marketing Excellence Awards. In-house and agency marketing teams who have conducted campaigns that show creativity, leadership and measurable results are invited to enter one or more of the 15 categories listed below. All organizations – large and small, for-profit and nonprofit – …

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Shawe Rosenthal makes US News’ best law firms list

Baltimore-based employment and labor law firm Shawe Rosenthal LLP has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers in America as a 2018 “Best Law Firm” for metropolitan Baltimore in the practice areas  of employment Law – management; labor law – management; and litigation – labor and employment. The rankings are based on an evaluation process …

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Exclusive: Prime waterfront Fells Point property eyed for 300 apartments, townhomes

The project would be the latest big-ticket project for the historic neighborhood.

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Baltimore company to deliver Md. crab cakes nationwide

Baltimore-based e-commerce company Colossal Blue announced Thursday it has launched a service to deliver Maryland crab products nationwide. Colossal Blue delivers homemade Maryland-style crab cakes, crab balls, Maryland crab soup and cream of crab soup anywhere in the U.S. using a family recipe that dates back to 1976. Every Colossal Blue crab cake is handmade …

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