In Baltimore CountyState to put cameras on rush-hour...

City/County Digest

February 08, 1999|By From staff reports

In Baltimore County

State to put cameras on rush-hour traffic for TV to broadcast

TOWSON -- State Highway Administration officials will use 36 cameras focused on major roadways in the metropolitan area to produce live images of traffic situations for commuters.

Primary camera locations are at the interchange of Interstates 695 and 70 in Woodlawn, 95 and 695 along the southwestern rim and the Beltway at Interstate 95 near Essex.

Images will be distributed to local television stations to show on news broadcasts during rush hours.

Students will be recognized for achievements in arts

TOWSON -- Nine county public school students will be recognized at a ceremony tonight in Annapolis for being recipients of the National Foundation for Advances in the Arts awards.

The students are Courtney J. Deleyer, Erin E. Miller, Rebekah A. McCormack, Lesley A. McTague, Sarah C. Morhaim, Rachel A. Levinson and Hans H. Petrich, all of the Carver Center for Arts and Technology; and Isabelle T. Grizzard and Ersula J. Ore, both of Towson High School.

The students will be joined by Maryland's seven other national award winners, including Sterling G. Gray, who is a home-school student from Randallstown, and Catherine A. Foster of Baltimore School for the Arts.

Meeting set on plans for park near Green Spring Station

TOWSON -- The county Department of Recreation and Parks will hold a meeting to discuss plans for a park at Falls and Greenspring Valley roads at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 in the cafeteria of Riderwood Elementary School, 1711 Landrake Road.

The meeting will be a second chance for the public to review plans for the proposed Meadowood property.

The county is trying to condemn the 98-acre tract across Falls Road from Green Spring Station and has proposed building ball fields and trails on the property.

In Baltimore City

Delegate Dobson transferred to hospital in Washington

Del. Michael V. Dobson, who was admitted to Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis on Friday after complaining of chest discomfort, was transferred to Washington Hospital Center yesterday, where he was in good condition, a spokeswoman there said.

Spokeswomen at both hospitals would not explain why Dobson, a Northeast Baltimore Democrat, had been transferred, noting patient confidentiality.

Dobson was taken to the emergency room by ambulance about 1 p.m. Friday after seeking medical assistance from a nurse at the State House, sources said.

City seeking counselors for six-week summer camp

Camp Variety, a six-week summer day camp beginning June 21 at 4501 Farring Court, is accepting applications for camp counselors to work with disabled individuals age 6 and older.

Positions are open to college students in the child care field. Sponsored by the therapeutic division of the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks, the camp offers counselors a competitive salary.

Applications and information: 410-396-1550.

Recreation department planning speech contest

"Speak up! Speak Out," a declamation contest sponsored by the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks, will be held at 6: 30 p.m. March 12 at Cahill Performing Arts & Cultural Enrichment Center, 4001 Clifton Ave.

The contest is open to children ages 5 to 18 who will compete for first-, second- and third-place trophies. Contestants must pass three elimination rounds.

Information: 410-396-7458.

Pub Date: 2/08/99

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