In Baltimore County
Students awarded scholarships from Oregon Ridge center
TOWSON -- The Oregon Ridge Nature Center Council has awarded scholarships of $1,000 to two local students.
Jakara Hubbard, a senior at the Western School of Technology and Environmental Science in Baltimore County, and Janell Smith, a senior at Western High School in the Baltimore, were selected for their high achievements academically and outside of school.
Smith plans to attend American University in the fall, where she will major in environmental law. Hubbard will attend the University of Virginia, where she will major in science.
Police seeking help in identifying woman's body
WOODLAWN -- County police are asking the public for help in identifying the decomposed body of a woman found May 12 in a small ravine near Belmont Park Apartments in the unit block of Kafern Drive.
The woman is described as white or light-skinned black, 4-foot-11 to 5-foot-2 and 100 to 125 pounds. The body was discovered nude, but police found a blue, gray and white plaid, long-sleeved blouse and a short-sleeved, pullover top with a square neck underneath her.
Investigators do not have a cause of death, but believe foul play was involved. Anyone with information should call police at 410-887-2198.
In Baltimore City
Public works officers receive promotions
Three Department of Public Works safety officers were promoted recently, led by Maj. J. Anthony Jeffery, who was promoted to colonel.
Capt. Frank Augustyniak was elevated to major and Superintendent Robert Staten to major. All are members of the department's safety division.
Public Works has 700 uniformed men and women who serve in capacities ranging from parking enforcement officers to sanitation police.
Free gospel concert set at Union Baptist Sunday
A free gospel concert featuring the choir of Douglas Memorial Community Church in West Baltimore will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Ave.
Information: Union Baptist at 410-523-6880.
Pub Date: 5/19/99