The annual Bags of Plenty campaign to collect food for the...

Regional Digest

November 21, 1998|By From staff reports

WESTMINSTER — The annual Bags of Plenty campaign to collect food for the needy is hoping donors will make a bus stop this weekend in Towson or Glen Burnie for its "Stuff-a-Bus" event.

From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow, Mass Transit Administration buses will be outside Giant Food stores at Perring Parkway and Joppa Road in Towson and the Southdale Shopping Center at Ritchie Highway and Mountain Road in Glen Burnie.

lTC The event is sponsored by Giant, the MTA and radio station MIX 106.5-FM. Last year, donors filled two buses, bringing in 71,000 pounds of food.

Officials at Johns Hopkins Hospital are trying to confirm the identity and find relatives of a man who apparently suffered a seizure Wednesday while selling newspapers for The Sun at North Avenue and Broadway in East Baltimore.

Police said the man's name might be Angelo Speller, based on items found in a pocket. He is black, 25 to 35 years old and 6 feet 1 inches tall. He was wearing green jeans, a green sweat shirt, black and white tennis shoes and a blue Baltimore Sun apron and vest.

Police said the man hit his head and suffered a brain hemorrhage. The family is needed to provide the man's medical history and consent for surgery. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 410-396-2334.

WESTMINSTER -- A 72-year-old Westminster woman was killed about 2 p.m. yesterday when a beverage truck and a car driven by her husband collided on Route 97 near the Carroll County Airport, state police said.

Anna Eloise Wensel was a passenger in a car driven by her husband, Walter Wensel, 84, who was being treated last night at Carroll County General Hospital.

BOONSBORO -- More than 900 people have registered for today's JFK 50-Mile ultra-marathon, a footrace over sections of the Appalachian Trial and the C&O Canal towpath.

Entrants come from 42 states, Canada, Argentina and South Africa, race director Mike Spinnler said.

Pub Date: 11/21/98

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