The final health department flu and...


November 13, 1998|By From staff reports

HUNT VALLEY -- The final health department flu and pneumonia clinic will be held at the Lodge at Oregon Ridge Park on from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The cost is $8 for flu shots and $16 for pneumonia vaccinations, which are covered by Medicare.

Information: 410-887-2723.

Department of Aging seeks volunteers to be ombudsmen


TOWSON -- The county's Department of Aging is seeking volunteers for its Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, which trains advocates to investigate problems in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities and to resolve them with residents, families and personnel.

Volunteers are asked to make a six-month commitment to the program. Information or to volunteer: 410-887-4200.

Police have arrested the second of two men charged with robbing a city police officer of her service handgun outside a Barre Circle fast-food outlet.

Detective Alan Savage said Arnold Handy, 18, of the 1200 block of Rayleigh Way, O'Donnell Heights, was arrested about 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 2400 block of Hollins Ferry Road. He was charged in a warrant with robbing Officer Helena Mills of her gun as she was about to enter McDonald's in the 700 block of Washington Blvd. Monday night. The weapon has not been recovered.

Savage said Handy and Reno Mabrey, 21, of the 2800 block of Joseph Ave., Westport, who was arrested Tuesday, also have been charged with assaulting Mills and attempting to rob the McDonald's.

Association to hear of churches' activism

Citizens Planning and Housing Association, one of Baltimore's oldest nonprofit neighborhood improvement groups, is holding its 57th annual meeting from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Everyman Theatre, 1727 N. Charles St.

Mary Gonzales, director of the Chicago Metropolitan Alliance of Congregations, will talk about Chicago's efforts to organize 300 congregations.

Admission for nonmembers is $10. Information: 410-539-1639.

Housing code enforcement is subject of seminar

The Department of Housing and Community Development will hold a free seminar from 8: 30 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Pleasant View Gardens Community Management Building, 201 N. Aisquith St.

Officials will take reports on problem properties, provide ownership information and help with code enforcement questions.

Information: 410-396-1213.

Pub Date: 11/13/98

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