The Perry Hall Improvement Association and...

PERRY HALL --

August 25, 1998|By From staff reports

PERRY HALL -- The Perry Hall Improvement Association and Overlea-Perry Hall American Legion Post 130 plan to repair an aging and crumbling monument to World War II veterans at Perry Hall Elementary School or build a new one at the school or another site.

Macks & Macks Inc. and Perry Hall Farms, residential developers in the planned Honeygo community in Perry Hall, each donated $5,000, and Rosedale Federal Savings and Loan Association donated $2,500.

The donations were solicited by County Executive C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger and Vincent J. Gardina, the county councilman from the area. Gardina said individuals also have donated money.

Free immunizations scheduled at five clinics

TOWSON

TOWSON -- The Department of Health reminds residents it will provide free immunizations for infants, children and adults at clinics in Lansdowne and Essex today.

No appointment is necessary, but children must be accompanied by an adult who can sign consent forms. Clinics will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Baltimore Highlands/Lansdowne Health Center, 3902 Annapolis Road, and at Essex Health Center, 1538 Country Ridge Lane.

Clinics also will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Liberty Family Resource Center, 3525 Resource Drive, Randallstown; from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 9 at Deer Park Middle School, 9830 Winands Road, Randallstown; and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at Middle River Middle School, 800 Middle River Road.

Volunteers are needed for Pitch-In-For-Progress

TOWSON

TOWSON -- The second annual volunteer Pitch-In-For-Progress weekend will be held Oct. 16-18 in communities throughout Baltimore County, officials announced yesterday.

Projects may include removing graffiti, picking up trash, planting trees, visiting a nursing home, repairing a neighborhood playground or making a commitment to help a school or park.

Groups and individuals are welcome to suggest projects or develop activities to benefit their communities. Participants also are welcome to join existing projects. Information: 410-887-2470.

First National Bank of Maryland officials were to contribute $300,000 today to Southeast Development Inc. to convert a former department store into an office and retail center, a key element in the revitalization of Highlandtown.

Expected to participate in the 11 a.m. ceremony at the former Irvin's Department Store, 3428 Eastern Ave., are Frank P. Bramble, president and chief executive officer of First National; Brian L. King, First National executive vice president; Kenneth J. Strong, executive director of Southeast Development; and state Del. Carolyn J. Krysiak, a Democrat who represents the area.

Pre-release center inmate flees from recreation yard

A man set to be released in May escaped last night from the state pre-release center in East Baltimore, said a spokeswoman for the Maryland Division of Correction.

Maxine Eldridge said Dennis Holmes, 39, was in the recreation yard at the center in the 900 block of Greenmount Ave. about 8 p.m. when he climbed over a fence and fled east in the 700 block of Eager St. Correctional officers chased Holmes but lost him, Eldridge said.

Holmes, whose last known address was in the 1300 block of Ensor St., was serving the last year of a four-year sentence for larceny and public nuisance convictions, Eldridge said. He was wearing a gray sweat shirt with red stripes on the shoulders when he fled.

Pub Date: 8/25/98

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