In Baltimore County Cellular phones sought for assault...

City/County Digest

January 26, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore County

Cellular phones sought for assault, violence hot line

TOWSON -- The Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Hotline of Baltimore County is seeking donations of cellular telephones for victims of domestic violence.

The phones, which will be used only in emergencies, will be programmed not to allow incoming or outgoing calls, except to 911.

Information: crisis hot line at 410-828-6390.

Medical center to sponsor heart-risk screening event

TOWSON -- St. Joseph Medical Center will offer a free heart-risk screening from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 12 as part of National Heart Month.

The screening includes assessments of blood pressure, blood lipids, body composition, smoking and exercise. Testing will be conducted in the Canticle Room.

Adults age 18 or older can participate. Registration: 410-337- 4478.

Auditions for "Pocahontas" planned at arts center

DUNDALK -- Auditions for "Pocahontas," a stage production including disabled and nondisabled Baltimore County residents, will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 5 and 6: 30 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Eastern Regional Performing Arts Center.

Those auditioning should bring photographs of themselves and prepare a song. Technical people also are needed. The arts center is at Merritt Boulevard and Wise Avenue.

The program is sponsored by the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks Office of Therapeutic Recreation Services. Information: 410-887- 5370.

In Baltimore City

Two men fatally shot in separate incidents

Police were investigating yesterday the fatal shootings of two men in separate areas of the city.

Homicide detective Rich Purtell said a man in his 40s from West Baltimore was found lying in the 600 block of N. Carey St. near Harlem Avenue about 5 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene from at least one bullet wound. In the city's southeast section, a man was shot in the 6300 block of Cardiff Way in the O'Donnell Heights neighborhood about noon and died a short time later at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Police said no arrests had been made and motives in the shootings were unknown. The identities of the two victims were withheld pending notification of relatives, police said.

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