Employment in the county grew by 8,400 jobs last...


August 19, 1998|By From staff reports

TOWSON -- Employment in the county grew by 8,400 jobs last year, reaching 340,022 -- the largest total in the metropolitan area and the second-largest in the state, according to figures compiled by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.

County officials attributed the increase in part to jobs created at T. Rowe Price in Owings Mills, Metris Cos. and the Avenue at White Marsh and United Health Care in Woodlawn.

The county's performance was surpassed in Maryland only by Montgomery County, which added 11,083 jobs to reach 399,704 last year.

Hampstead man, 21, killed in accident on Falls Road


BUTLER -- A Carroll County man was killed late Monday night in a single-car accident in northwest Baltimore County, police said yesterday.

Ryan Lynn Glisson, 21, of the 1200 block of Woodland Court in Hampstead was driving a 1997 Honda Civic north on Falls Road about 11: 35 p.m. when he lost control of the car, which hit a guardrail and flipped, police said.

Excessive speed was a factor in the accident, police said. The investigation is continuing.

Police to honor Explorers for community service


TOWSON -- Fifteen members of the county police Explorer program will be recognized tomorrowfor their community service work.

The Explorer program is open to those between ages 14 and 21 who have at least a C average in school. Ribbons will be awarded to Explorers who have donated 100 hours of time to the community and to the Baltimore County Police Department, police said.

Information on the program or tomorrow's ceremony: 410-887- 5035.

The city Health Department is sending notices to more than 4,600 pet owners who have failed to purchase their 1997-1998 dog licenses.

The penalty for not having a license ranges from $25 to $500. The fee for renewing an expired license is $15, including a $5 late fee.

Dog owners may purchase a new license for $10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays at the Municipal Animal Shelter, 301 Stockholm St. Information: 410-396-4688.

Police search for two men in west-side fatal stabbing

An unidentified man was fatally stabbed last night on a West Baltimore street and police were seeking two men seen driving away from the scene in a white pickup truck.

Police said the victim was involved in an altercation with at least one other man about 9: 30 p.m. in the 1200 block of Walnut Ave. in Edmondson Village and was stabbed at least once in the chest. He died a short time later at St. Agnes HealthCare, police said.

E. Baltimore youths' play about teens to be performed

Sponsored by the Family League of Baltimore City, a play about teen dating and violence written by a group of city youths will be performed at the Johns Hopkins medical school tonight, tomorrow and Friday.

The play was written by the Historic East Baltimore Violence Prevention Theater Project, a group of 21 youths between ages 14 and 17 who participated in an eight-week workshop sponsored by the city's summer jobs program.

Performances will begin at 7 p.m. in the school's Mountcastle Auditorium in the 700 block of Wolfe St. Admission is free. Information: 410-614-5351.

Pub Date: 8/19/98

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