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October 21, 1999|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Links investigated between killings on Carroll Street

Victims of fatal shootings in the Pigtown section of southern Baltimore were identified yesterday by police, who said they are investigating whether the incidents were related.

Jermaine Wallace, 22, of the 1500 block of Edmondson Ave. was shot about 11: 30 p.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Carroll St. and died early Tuesday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, said Sgt. Fred Bealefeld of the homicide squad.

Arnold Handy, 19, of the 1400 block of Carroll St. was shot about 5: 15 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of Carroll St. and died early yesterday at Shock Trauma, Bealefeld said. He said police had not determined possible motives for the killings and had no suspects.

Community soccer tourney will be held Sunday

The Baltimore Police Department, the Korean Society of Maryland and the Baltimore Community Relations Commission will co-sponsor the first Baltimore International Community Cup soccer tournament at 9 a.m. Sunday at Herring Run Park, Harford Road and Chesterfield Avenue.

Teams representing the Police Department and the Chinese, Latino and Korean communities will compete. After the matches, players and their families will be treated to ethnic foods provided by the teams.

Works of young video artists will be featured at museum

Maryland Institute, College of Art will present the sixth annual Baltimore Youth Television Gala at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Baltimore Museum of Art's Meyerhoff Theatre.

The video artists featured at the event are enrolled in city public schools and took part in a summer project in video-making sponsored by Maryland Institute.

The program, founded in 1994, is designed to teach creative video-making and media literacy to at-risk youth.

In Baltimore County

Cromwell Valley pupil is finalist in stamp contest

TOWSON -- Cromwell Valley Elementary pupil Allison Smith, 10, of Loch Raven has been chosen as a finalist in the U.S. Postal Service's "Stampin' The Future" stamp design project.

Her drawing of a 21st-century woman wearing a solar headband that lightens hair color was selected by members of the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee.

Members of the Loch Raven post office presented Allison with a framed copy of her stamp design and a CD-ROM. Information: 410- 347-4493.

Shopping center to offer trick-or-treating event

TOWSON -- The Shops at Kenilworth will sponsor its annual Halloween parade at 5 p.m. Oct. 29 beginning at 5 p.m. as a safe opportunity for trick-or-treating. Kenilworth merchants will distribute free candy to hundreds of costumed children expected to attend the parade.

Halloween witches from the Children's Theater Association, a nonprofit organization devoted to teaching creative drama to young people, will lead the children around on both levels of the mall.

Kenilworth, which has 30 shops and restaurants, is one block south of Interstate 695 exits 25 and 26 on Kenilworth Drive. Information: 410-321-1909.

Towson business group to mark 35th anniversary

TOWSON -- Towson Business Association will hold its 35th anniversary celebration featuring cocktails, dinner and entertainment from 6: 30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Sheraton Baltimore North at 903 Dulaney Valley Road.

All past presidents and 35-year member businesses are expected to attend the event, which will feature Michael Rosman's "Amazing Feats of Comedy."

The cost will be $50 per person. Information: 410-825-1144.

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