In Baltimore County Free tax counseling to be offered...

City/County Digest

February 07, 2000|By From staff reports

In Baltimore County

Free tax counseling to be offered at center starting tomorrow

OVERLEA -- Free tax counseling will be available to residents age 60 and older at Overlea Senior Center, 4314 Fullerton Ave., starting tomorrow.

Counseling is by appointment only. Those with complicated, time-consuming returns might be asked to take their returns elsewhere to allow counselors to serve as many people as possible.

Information or appointments: 410-887-5220.

Center for Eating Disorders to present lecture at Goucher

TOWSON -- The Center for Eating Disorders at St. Joseph Medical Center will sponsor a lecture Sunday by Joan Jacobs Brumberg, author of "The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls" at Goucher College's Merrick Hall.

Brumberg's appearance marks the start of Eating Disorders Awareness Week. She will discuss the shift from Victorian concern with good works to the modern concern with good looks.

The lecture begins at 2 p.m. It is being presented in conjunction with the college.

Students receive savings bond for art exhibited at show

TOWSON -- Several Baltimore County students recently exhibited their art and were honored with prizes at the Photography and Technology Art Show, sponsored by Baltimore Life Cos.

Students honored for their artistic talent are: Andy Cook and Aleks Zelininna from Carver Center for Arts and Technology; Daniel Hauser and April Lee from Chesapeake High School; Ryan Perrott from Hereford High School; Chiara Pely from Franklin High School; and Brian Abts from Dulaney High School.

Each student received a savings bond.

In Baltimore City

Voter registration deadline for primary is Friday

Unregistered Baltimore residents who wish to vote in Maryland's presidential primary March 7 have until Friday to sign up.

City elections officials are issuing a special call for high school and college students. Anyone who will be age 18 by the Nov. 7 general election may vote in the March primary.

Information: Baltimore City elections office, 410-396-5550.

Police identify victim of shooting in liquor store

Antonio Nathaniel Furnanders, 22, was identified by police yesterday as the man who was fatally shot Jan. 30 in a West Baltimore liquor store.

Furnanders, of the 500 block of Dickey Hill Road in Wakefield in West Baltimore, was shot several times about midnight inside Fireside Liquors in the 2200 block of W. North Ave., said Detective Vincent Stevenson. He said it remains unclear if Furnanders was a robbery victim or if his assailant followed him into the store and fatally shot him.

Police had no suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call Stevenson at 410-396-2100.

Group for friends, family of lesbians and gays to meet

The Baltimore chapter of Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Episcopal Diocesan Center at North Charles Street and University Parkway.

The support group meets the second Sunday of each month and helps families deal with issues surrounding the homosexuality of a relative or loved one.

Information: 410-433-3524.

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