The Maryland Court of Special Appeals has...

GLEN ARM --

January 13, 1998|By From staff reports

GLEN ARM -- The Maryland Court of Special Appeals has upheld a county decision to rezone 5.2 acres at the northeast corner of Glen Arm Road and Long Green Pike, where an engineering company wants to move two subsidiaries.

The Prosser Co., which designs and builds chemical processing plants, asked for the rezoning from residential and commercial to industrial. The change would allow construction of plants for Amereihn Co., a small steel fabrication company in Fullerton, and El-Tex Industries Inc., a Baltimore manufacturer of electric control panels.

The court rejected community group arguments to keep the zoning approved in the last comprehensive rezoning cycle.

School board to meet to discuss operations

TOWSON

TOWSON -- The Baltimore County school board will meet for a five-hour retreat today to talk about its operations and priorities.

The meeting, to begin at 4 p.m., will be held in the board room of the administration building at Greenwood, 6901 Charles St.

During the open meeting, the board might vote to go into closed session for executive duties.

Gunman assaults 2 women, rapes one in Woodlawn

WOODLAWN

WOODLAWN -- Two women in the 1700 block of Champlain Drive were assaulted by a gunman yesterday morning who raped one of the victims, county police said.

A man approached the women in an apartment complex, produced a gun and demanded money. When neither woman could give him any, he tied up one woman and sexually assaulted the other, said police spokesman Bill Toohey.

Police are seeking a thin black male about 6 feet tall, 25 years old, wearing blue pants and a blue hooded sweat shirt, Toohey said.

A New Hampshire physician will lecture on healing many common illnesses at 2 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Waldorf School in the 4800 block of Tamarind Road in Coldspring New Town.

Dr. Thomas Cowan will describe ways to picture illnesses and a largely self-directed approach that can lead to a better state of health.

Information: 410-367-6808.

Shooting victim dies at shock trauma center

A 34-year-old man died at 12: 19 p.m. yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after he was shot in the head Sunday night in West Baltimore, police said.

Homicide Detective Don Gordon said that Derrick Brown of the 2400 block of Etting St. and Ralph Cooper, 29, of the 1600 block of N. Calhoun St. were standing in the 2300 block of Pennsylvania Ave. about 8: 15 p.m. Sunday when an unknown gunman shot Brown in the head and Cooper in the left side.

Gordon said Cooper was in critical but stable condition at Shock Trauma. He said police had no suspect and knew of no motive for the shootings.

Apparent fetus discovered in toilet at high school

Police were investigating an apparent human fetus that was discovered yesterday afternoon in a toilet at Walbrook High School in West Baltimore.

Police spokeswoman Agent Ragina L. Cooper said the apparent fetus was found shortly before 2 p.m. in a third-floor girls bathroom at the school in the 2000 block of N. Edgewood St. and was taken to the state medical examiner's office.

Pub Date: 1/13/98

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