Proposed jail to be topic of meeting Wednesday



There's been a lot of talk about the plan to put a county jail in North County.

To get a better idea of how a jail works and what it means to the community, attend the Northern District Police Community Relations Council meeting Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. to hear Richard Baker, superintendent of the county detention center in Annapolis.

Baker will explain the detention center's role in the criminal justice system and answer questions about its operations.

Capt. Gary Barr will report on activities in the Northern District. The meeting will be at the Northern District Police Station, 939 Hammonds Lane.


The North County High School PTSA will present its annual Spring Flea Market from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m on Saturday. For a small fee, early birds can slip in at 8:30 a.m. and get a jump on the bargains.

The PTSA will be selling coffee and doughnuts for breakfast and sodas and hot dogs for lunch.

The school is at 10 E. First Ave.

Come browse and make your spring purchases.


Part I of an Easter cantata, "Share the Good News," will be presented by the chancel choir of Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, at the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services on Sunday.

The church is at 110 Townsend Ave.


Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: The Media Center will sponsor a Book Fair beginning today and continuing through Thursday.

Students will be visiting the Book Fair during their regularly scheduled media time. The Book Fair will also be open from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday for parents to make purchases.

* Be sure to mark 7 p.m. Friday on your calendar for the media sponsored Talent Show. Admission will be $1 for adults and 50 cents for children. Acts will include singing, dancing, instrumentals, stand-up comedians and surprise acts by the teachers and principal.


North County High School news: Congratulations to sophomore Eddie Engles, who has been selected to attend the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Foundation 1995 Maryland Leadership Seminar.

This event will take place Thursday through Sunday at the Columbia Inn. The foundation is an international organization committed to recognizing and developing leadership potential of high school sophomores.

* The CAC will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the conference room.

* The Marketing Education Program is selling a North County High School afghan. The 100 percent cotton, machine-washable throw measures 50 inches by 65 inches.

It was designed by the students in the Marketing Education classes. The black-and-red afghan depicts school clubs and spirit teams.

The cost is $49.95 plus tax. The program must place a minimum order of 250 afghans by April 7. All money will be refunded if the goal is not reached.

For more information or to place an order, call Nelson Martin at 222-6970, Ext. 126.


Harbor Hospital Center will hold its seventh annual ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. April 16.

The service is sponsored by the hospital's pastoral care division. Local church choirs and soloists will provide music. A continental breakfast will be served in the hospital cafeteria immediately after the service.

For more information, call 347-3487.


The Arundel Improvement Association news: What better way to welcome the spring and holiday season than with the association's Easter Egg hunt! The hunt, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., April 15, is for youngsters up to 11 years old.

All children must be accompanied by parents who belong to the association. Prizes will be awarded.

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