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August 17, 1999|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

School officials urge new, transfer students in city to register now

City education officials are urging parents and guardians of new enrollees and transfer students to register now for public schools, which open Aug. 30.

New enrollees need two items to prove residency, such as rent receipts; a Social Security card; and a copy of their birth certificate. New enrollees younger than age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

International students enrolling for the first time should report to the Office of Planning and Placement, 200 E. North Ave. Information: 410-396-8600.

HUD gives $78,000 in grants to housing-advice groups

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $78,000 in grants to five organizations that provide consumer counseling programs to help Baltimoreans buy, sell, save, refinance or make improvements to their homes.

The grants, announced by Maryland Democratic Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Paul S. Sarbanes, are: $34,500 to St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center; $13,500 to Druid Heights Community Development Corp.; $12,613 to the Community Assistance Network; $10,038 to Middle East Community Development Corp.; and $7,743 to Communities Organized to Improve Life.

Man, 35, fatally stabbed during fight in Northeast

A man was fatally stabbed last night in an alley in the Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello section of Northeast Baltimore, and police were seeking the occupant of a brown sport utility vehicle with unknown tags in the killing.

Responding to several reports of a stabbing in the 2700 block of The Alameda, police found the victim in a nearby alley about 8: 30 p.m., bleeding from several stab wounds to the upper body, said Detective Al Marcus of the homicide squad. He said the victim was stabbed during an altercation with another man. A brown vehicle driven by a man was seen leaving the area, Marcus said.

He said Brian W. Keys, 35, of the 2700 block of Kennedy Ave. was pronounced dead at the scene.

In Baltimore County

Fishing, boating still OK on Loch Raven Reservoir

PROVIDENCE -- Despite the drought, the Loch Raven Reservoir water level is suitable for fishing, canoeing and boating, county recreation officials say.

Loch Raven Fishing Center is a 10-minute drive from Interstate 695 on Dulaney Valley Road and features boat and canoe rentals and bait and fishing license sales.

Information: 410-887-7692, TDD 410-887-5319.

5,200 residents to receive trash, recycling schedules

WHITE MARSH -- The county Bureau of Solid-Waste Management will distribute four-year trash and recycling schedules to residents in White Marsh, Fullerton and Rosedale.

About 5,200 residents will receive the packets, which will be left at their front doors. The packets will include collection schedules and information about recycling.

Information: 410-887-2000.

Rotary seeks professionals for Japan exchange project

TOWSON -- Towsontowne Rotary Club is seeking four professionals to visit Japan in April as part of the Group Study Exchange program.

The Rotary Foundation will provide a round-trip air ticket, and Rotarians in the host country will provide meals, lodging and group travel in their district. Team members pay for personal and incidental expenses.

Applicants should be employed full time in a business or profession for at least two years, and live or be employed in Rotary District 7620, the metropolitan Baltimore area. Professionals ages 25 to 40 are encouraged to apply. Applications should be received by Sept. 1. Information: 410-321-6327.

Pub Date: 8/17/99

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