In Baltimore CityPratt library opens computer center on...

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July 08, 1999|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Pratt library opens computer center on Hollins Street

The Enoch Pratt Free Library has opened a second computer center at the library's Neighborhood Information Center at 1401 Hollins St.

The center has eight work stations and offers free workshops such as Introduction to Computers and Introduction to the Internet. Information: 410-545-6649.

The other computer center is at the Pratt Center for Technology Training, 301 N. Broadway. Information: 410-545-0702.

No suspect or motive found in fatal shooting of man, 18

A man found shot Monday night inside his West Baltimore residence died Tuesday, and police said yesterday they had no suspect and had not determined a motive for the slaying.

Police responding to a shooting report entered a rowhouse in the 1600 block of N. Warwick Ave. about 11: 55 p.m. Monday and found Brian Paylor, 18, of that address with multiple gunshot wounds. Paylor died about 1 a.m. Tuesday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide squad at 410-396-2100.

Relaxing through humor topic of July 20 meeting

Registered nurse Anne Belcher will speak on "Relaxation Through Humor" at the July 20 meeting of I Can Cope, a free monthly educational program to help adult patients, their families and friends deal with the impact of cancer.

The meeting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Conference Centers of Mercy Medical Center, 301 St. Paul Place. I Can Cope meets on the third Tuesday of each month and is sponsored by Mercy's Department of Social Work, the American Cancer Society and Ortho-Biotech.

For information or reservations, call Douglas Chay at 410-332-9710.

In Baltimore County

Teaching values is topic of conference for educators

TOWSON -- County public school teachers will learn how to teach their students personal values at a conference July 20 to 22 in Perry Hall.

The conference, at Perry Hall Middle School, 4300 Ebenezer Road, will allow secondary school teachers to discuss issues of peer mediation, conflict resolution, parents' roles in values education, values and sports, and lessons learned from the shootings at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo.

Nationwide, programs to teach basic values and ethics are being offered by school systems in an effort to stanch poor behavior and violence.

Baltimore history course to be offered in Dundalk

DUNDALK -- Want to know more about Baltimore? Go to Dundalk.

The Community College of Baltimore County will offer a noncredit course, "Baltimore: A History and Exploration," in September at the Dundalk campus. The course will feature speakers and visits to Fort McHenry, the B&O Railroad Museum and other points of interest.

Information: 410-285-9886.

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