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City/County Digest

October 04, 1999|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Lottery winner has until tomorrow to claim $150,000 prize

The holder of a winning Big Game lottery ticket sold in April at a Southwest Baltimore store has until tomorrow to claim the $150,000 prize, Maryland Lottery officials say.

The ticket is one of two unclaimed second-tier winning tickets from the April 6 drawing. A Boston woman won the record $197 million jackpot.

The unclaimed tickets were sold at Hollinswood Check Cashing in the 2100 block of W. Patapsco Ave. and Sukhee Citgo in Elkton, Cecil County.

Schmoke attending meeting in Havana on preservation

Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke will be in Havana today through Wednesday to participate in a discussion on historical preservation in Havana. It is Schmoke's third visit to Cuba since March 1998.

Joining Schmoke will be Knoxville, Tenn., Mayor Victor Ashe, Charleston, S.C., Mayor Joseph Riley and Camille Jones Strachan, vice chairwoman of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

A Cuban all-star baseball team played exhibition games against the Orioles in Havana and Baltimore this year.

In Baltimore County

Harvest festival to be held at Cromwell Valley Park

CROMWELL VALLEY -- A fall harvest festival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 16-17, at Cromwell Valley Park, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Road.

The event at the Willow Grove Farm will include pony rides, music, farm animals, crafts and demonstrations of making apple butter, cider and ropes.

Cost is $2 per car. Information: 410-887-2503.

School board to hold regular meeting Oct. 12

TOWSON -- The county Board of Education will hold its next regular meeting at 7: 30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the school system's Greenwood Campus, 6901 Charles St. in Towson.

Before the meeting, the board will convene in closed session to discuss personnel and legal matters. The public is invited to attend the open session.

Author Hertsgaard to speak at Goucher tomorrow

TOWSON -- Baltimore native Mark Hertsgaard, author of "Earth Odyssey: Around the World in Search of Our Environmental Future," will speak on topics such as wealth, over-consumption and his journey to 19 countries at 8 p.m. tomorrow in Heubeck Dining Hall at Goucher College.

Hertsgaard, who teaches nonfiction writing at the Johns Hopkins University, is Goucher's 1999 Robert and Jane Meyerhoff visiting professor.

Hertsgaard has written three other books including "On Bended Knee: The Press and the Reagan Presidency." The events are free and open to the public.

Pub Date: 10/04/99

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