Because of erroneous information supplied to The Sun, the...

City/County Digest

November 11, 1997|By From staff reports

OELLA — Because of erroneous information supplied to The Sun, the size and location of the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum was incorrectly reported in a Nov. 11 article. The 142-acre park is at Oella Avenue and Old Frederick Road in Baltimore County. The Sun incorrectly reported that the museum's new supervisor, Steven Lee, formerly worked at the city's Heritage Museum. Lee continues to work as director of the Heritage Museum.

The Sun regrets the errors.

OELLA -- Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella has its first full-time museum supervisor, hired by county government to run the 29-acre park and museum to open next spring.

Steven Lee, formerly director of the Heritage Museum in Baltimore, will oversee the project being built at Westchester Avenue and Old Frederick Road.

FOR THE RECORD - CORRECTION

A suspect was arrested yesterday outside a Northwest Baltimore bank a few minutes after a man who claimed to have a bomb ordered a teller to fill a briefcase with money, police said.

Robert W. Weinhold Jr., a police spokesman, said the incident began about 2: 20 p.m. at Signet Bank in the 5700 block of Reisterstown Road. Detective Rodney Thomas said the briefcase contained metal parts from a videocassette recorder and a small propane gas tank.

Thomas said Ellis Wilson Jr., 54, of the 5400 block of Pembroke Ave. was charged with bank robbery.

Broadway North Apartments unveiled by housing agency

The city Department of Housing and Community Development unveiled a new apartment complex yesterday in East Baltimore for low- to moderate-income tenants.

Broadway North Apartments, in the 1000 block of N. Broadway, is a row of 10 formerly vacant, decrepit buildings. Federal, state and private grants worth about $1.9 million transformed them into 17 units that will rent for $320 for two bedrooms and $400 for four bedrooms.

Community college to hold job fair on Liberty campus

Baltimore City Community College will hold its fall job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Student Life Mall on the Liberty campus, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave.

Thirty local and national employers will participate.

Information: 410-462-8555.

MILFORD MILL -- A leaking propane gas tank forced a half-hour evacuation of Milford Mill Academy yesterday morning, county fire and school officials said.

Students and teachers noticed the smell of gas just after 8 a.m., and the staff and 1,239 students were evacuated about 8: 15 a.m., said Battalion Chief Mark Hubbard, a Fire Department spokesman. The high school is at 3800 Washington Ave.

School facilities workers quickly repaired the leak in the underground propane tank, and students and teachers were permitted to return to class at 8: 45 a.m., Hubbard said.

Catonsville's Sullivan named outstanding nurse educator

CATONSVILLE

CATONSVILLE -- Carol Sullivan, a professor of nursing at Catonsville Community College, has been selected 1997 Outstanding Nurse Educator by the Maryland Nurses Association.

Sullivan, who has been a member of the college's faculty since 1978, received the award last month at the nurses association's 94th annual convention at Solomon's Island.

Pub Date: 11/11/97

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