Adult entertainment banned at two bars on Pulaski...

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April 29, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Adult entertainment banned at two bars on Pulaski Highway

TOWSON

TOWSON -- The county liquor board yesterday renewed the licenses of two Pulaski Highway bars, but under the condition that they cease providing adult entertainment.

Boomerang, 8200 Pulaski Highway, and Shaker's, 7916 Pulaski Highway, will continue operating but without exotic dancers after a protest at a February liquor board hearing by Rosedale residents.

A postponment was granted to the owners of Backside, 8359 Pulaski Highway, primarily a sports bar that serves food and has a small stage for dancers in the back of the bar.

Meeting in Catonsville to discuss crime prevention

CATONSVILLE

CATONSVILLE -- Baltimore County police are to meet today with members of the Catonsville Chamber of Commerce to discuss crime-prevention strategies.

Topics will include the importance of reporting suspicious activity, and tips on landscaping and lighting that can prevent burglaries and robberies.

The meeting is scheduled for 3 p.m. at Taneytown Deli, 10 Mellor Ave., Catonsville.

NASCAR legend to visit technical high school

ESSEX

ESSEX -- Bobby Allison, former Winston Cup racing champion and NASCAR racing legend, will visit Eastern Technical High School on May 30 to encourage students to develop strong work habits and career goals.

"Bobby Allison will share career options in auto-service technology and the world of motor sports," said Principal Robert J. Kemmery. "It will be a great opportunity to have our kids identify with a proven success story."

Allison is a spokesman for Middle River Racing Association, a group proposing a major NASCAR raceway in Middle River.

Frederick Douglass statue at Morgan to be rededicated

Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke will rededicate the Frederick Douglass Monument at Morgan State University in a ceremony at 1 p.m. tomorrow that will include singing by the university choir.

The monument is one of many being rededicated this year as part of Baltimore's bicentennial celebration.

Originally dedicated in 1956, the 8-foot bronze statue was created by sculptor James E. Lewis, professor emeritus at Morgan. The statue is south of the steps of Holmes Hall on Morgan's north campus.

Hispanic ministry meeting opens today at monastery

Cardinal William H. Keeler, archbishop of Baltimore, will be the host of this year's Northeast Conference of Diocesan Directors of the Hispanic Ministry. The three-day event begins at 4 p.m. today at Holy Trinity Monastery on Park Heights Avenue.

The conference is an annual gathering of more than 70 Spanish-speaking Roman Catholic priests and nuns. It will prepare church leaders for the Synod of the Americas -- a meeting of the ecclesiastical council of bishops that will focus this year on issues such as international economics and justice in the Americas.

A highlight of this year's conference will be a celebratory Mass offered by Keeler in the monastery at 5 p.m. tomorrow. The Mass will be conducted in Spanish.

Assisted-suicide forum to be held at BCCC

Baltimore City Community College and the University of Baltimore will co-sponsor a free public forum on assisted suicide at 12: 15 p.m. tomorrow at BCCC's Gaare Auditorium, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave.

James Tschechtelin, BCCC's president, and Fred Guy, director of UB's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics, will make introductory remarks.

The issue will be debated by a panel including Paula Gemora, vice president of the Hemlock Society, and the Rev. Guy Hawtin, associate director of pastoral care at Joseph Richey Hospice. A debate with audience participation will follow the discussion.

Pub Date: 4/29/97

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