In Baltimore CountyIce cream social set for ninth-graders...

City/County Digest

August 25, 1999|By From staff reports

In Baltimore County

Ice cream social set for ninth-graders at Overlea High School

OVERLEA -- Overlea High School's ninth-graders will get a chance to meet their teachers and have a snack at an ice cream social on campus tomorrow.

The event, which will begin at 7 p.m. in the auditorium, will introduce students and their parents to Overlea's Falcon Academy, a new program designed to help ninth-graders make the transition to high school, said Kevin Howard, ninth-grade counselor.

Teams of four teachers -- one each for math, social studies, English and science -- will work with the same group of students all year and will work with each other to help individuals, he said. Information: 410-887-5241.

Police seek Pasadena man accused of burglary, theft

TOWSON -- County police are asking for help locating a Pasadena man accused of burglary and grand theft.

Wayne Ronald Burnett, 47, whose last known address is the 8100 block of Elizabeth Road in Pasadena, is linked to two burglaries and the theft of a truck in Baltimore County in June and this month, county police said.

Police described Burnett as black, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 190 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information can call Baltimore County police at 410-887-2198.

Catonsville college to offer fall course on 20th century

CATONSVILLE -- "The Twentieth Century," a historical and sociological examination of the past 100 years, will be offered this fall as a credit course at the Catonsville campus of Community College of Baltimore County.

Topics will range from the Roaring '20s and Great Depression to the impact of technology on U.S. society. Activities will include visits to the Holocaust Museum in Washington and reading classic American literature.

Information: 410-455-4382.

In Baltimore City

BUILD didn't contribute to campaign, leaders say

Baltimoreans United In Leadership Development (BUILD) is alerting supporters that it did not contribute to the campaigns of mayoral and other candidates.

The citizens group of neighborhood, church and labor leaders is a nonprofit organization and cannot contribute to political campaigns or endorse candidates.

The B.U.I.L.D. Baltimore that appeared on City Council President Lawrence A. Bell III's campaign contribution list is another organization, BUILD leaders said yesterday.

Accident victim identified as Highlandtown woman

The woman who died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of injuries she suffered in a traffic accident that day in East Baltimore was identified by police yesterday as Sharon Leigh Sugden, 28, of the 3300 block of Leverton Ave. in Highlandtown.

Matilda Arnold, 44, also of the Leverton Avenue address, who was the driver of the taxi that collided with a truck, was in stable condition yesterday at Hopkins, as was a second passenger, Joseph N. Dulski, 25, of Illinois, police said.

The two injured occupants of the truck were treated and released from Church Hospital after the 5 p.m. accident at North Broadway and East Fayette Street, police said.

Downtown rally to protest treatment of disabled inmates

A group that fights for the rights of the disabled will hold a rally in downtown Baltimore at 11: 30 a.m. today in a plaza at 100 W. Fayette St. to protest treatment of disabled inmates in state prisons.

Maryland ADAPT -- Americans Disabled for Attendant Programs Today -- says the state is trying to deny disabled prisoners the same rights afforded other citizens under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The rally will be held in the plaza outside the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. building. Information: ADAPT, 410-666-5484.

Pub Date: 8/25/99

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