As many as 100 full-time jobs will be created...


October 07, 1998|By From staff reports

DUNDALK -- As many as 100 full-time jobs will be created when Signius Corp. moves about three miles from Stansbury Road to Dundalk Village, to a vacant property where a McCrory's store stood.

Signius is expected to begin moving in January. The company will provide telephone answering, telemarketing, voice mail and other services for local and national clients. Its 12,000-square-foot building also will house the company's engineering and marketing departments.

Patricia A. Winter, executive director of the Eastern Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce, said those seeking employment can call 410-282-9100 at the beginning of 1999. Jobs are expected to be available over a three-year period, a Signius spokeswoman said.

Dorothy E. Foos to chair county Democratic Party


ESSEX -- The county Democratic Party has chosen Dorothy E. Foos, 55, of Baldwin to be the chairwoman of the state central committee for a two-year term.

Foos, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customer relations specialist and former teacher, is a member of the county planning board, Women's Commission and Landmarks Preservation Commission.

An ally of state Sen. Michael J. Collins, an Essex Democrat, and county Councilman Joseph Bartenfelder, a Fullerton Democrat, dTC Foos said that in this age of political conversions and lessened party loyalty, she hasn't wavered. "Democrats are more people-oriented. I've always been a Democrat," she said.

Mount de Sales to dedicate sports complex Sunday


CATONSVILLE -- Mount de Sales Academy will dedicate the new Constance & Samuel Pistorio Sports Complex at 3 p.m. Sundayat the campus, 700 Academy Road. Cardinal William Keeler will preside at the ceremonies.

The complex includes a gymnasium with bleacher seating for 500 people, locker rooms and offices. for the athletic director, coaches and referees. The complex is named for the principal donor, who gave the school $2 million.

Streets around schools closed in police action


DUNDALK -- Children leaving two schools were delayed or rerouted yesterday when police closed roads while they tracked down and arrested a man hiding in an attic.

Officers trying to arrest Scott Koenig, 37, of the 1700 block of Leslie Road, were unsure if Koenig was armed. As a result, the tactical squad was called and nearby streets, including those around Norwood Elementary and Holabird Middle schools, were closed as a precaution, said police Cpl. Vickie Warehime.

Koenig, who did not have a gun, was arrested about 3 p.m. and served with the warrant, which charged him with violating an ex parte order, harassment and telephone misuse, Warehime said.

A man whose 20th birthday would have been today was fatally shot early yesterday in the hallway of the Northeast Baltimore apartment building where he lived, police said.

Police, responding to a report of a shooting about 5 a.m. at the Northwood Apartments in the 4400 block of Marble Hall Road, found the body of Courtney Coles in the hallway outside his first-floor unit. He had been shot once in the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said they knew of no motive for the slaying and had no suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide squad at 410-396-2100.

Health department to offer free screenings tomorrow

As part of National Depression Screening Day, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will offer health screenings from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow in the lobby of the State Office Building, 201 W. Preston St.

Screenings for depression, prostrate cancer, cholesterol levels, blood sugar and blood pressure levels and pregnancy tests will be available.

The free event is sponsored by the health department and Maryland General Hospital as part of a national program to educate the public about the signs, symptoms and treatments available for depression. Information: 410-767- 6490.

Pub Date: 10/07/98

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