2,075 Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. customers in northern...


July 27, 1998|By From staff reports

CARNEY — 2,075 Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. customers in northern areas of the city were without power several hours last night because of a circuit breaker problem with four feeders, a utility spokesman said.

The outages occurred in sections of zip codes 21202, 21217 and 21218 but affected only those homes and businesses along the feeders, said Karl Neddenien, the spokesman.

Because of the snake-like path of the feeders, some homes and businesses in a neighborhood were without power while others two blocks away were unaffected, Neddenien said. The blackout began at 10: 50 p.m.

1 shot dead, 2nd injured at restaurant drive-through

A man was fatally shot and another wounded as they sat in a car, waiting to place an order at a Burger King restaurant at North Avenue and McCulloh Street early yesterday, police said.

Detective Cliff Macer said the victims and a friend, who was not injured, were sitting in a rust-colored Volkswagen Golf about 1: 49 a.m. when two unknown men walked up and started shooting.

Floyd Santiful, 27, of the 1000 block of N. Ellamont St., who was in the back seat, was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene, Maser said. Donnial Williams Jr., 27, was shot in the left arm and treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center and released. Police did not release the name of the third man.

Man, 26, shot to death after fight at birthday party

A 26-year-old East Baltimore man was shot and killed early yesterday after an altercation at a birthday party, police said.

Police found Tony Allen Jr. of the 1300 block of Homestead St. about 12: 30 a.m., lying in the 1800 block of E. Eager St., where the party was held, with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at 1 a.m. at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Detective Lynette Nevins said police are seeking a 17- to 18-year-old male in the shooting.

CARNEY -- The county public schools will hold a two-day focus group conference on values and ethics in secondary schools at Pine Grove Middle School today and tomorrow.

Middle and high school administrators, teachers, students and parents will form focus groups to discuss such issues as student respect, school discipline and responsibility for actions and behaviors.

The two-day meeting is expected to provide the foundation for a weeklong Ethics Institute to be held next summer for all county secondary schools. It is sponsored by the county public school system and the Ethics Resource Center, a nonprofit organization based in Washington.

5K run, mile walk planned to benefit soup kitchen


TOWSON -- Our Daily Bread will sponsor a 5K "Bun Run" and one-mile walk at 8 a.m. Saturdayin Towson to benefit the charity's soup kitchen in the city.

Entry fees for the race are $15 before Saturday, $20 the day of the event and $7 for children age 12 and younger. The top three male and female finishers in each age group will receive awards. All racers will get a T-shirt, and those who donate dry or canned food items are eligible for prizes in a random drawing.

The event begins at St. Joseph Medical Center. To register, call 410-377-8882 or visit www.finishedproduct.com.

Police investigate death of 61-year-old Dundalk man


DUNDALK -- Police were investigating the death of a 61-year-old man whose body was found yesterday in his three-story rowhouse in the 3400 block of Sollers Point Road.

Police said Richard White was found dead in a chair in the living room about 1 p.m. by his brother-in-law.

Police said a preliminary examination of the body showed no signs of injury, and the death was ruled suspicious pending an autopsy by the state medical examiner's office set for today.

Pub Date: 7/27/98

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