In Baltimore City
Government offices to close tomorrow for Lincoln's birthday
In observance of Abraham Lincoln's birthday, city government offices will be closed tomorrow.
There will be no trash or recycling pickup in the city. Trash and recyclable items will be picked up at the next regularly scheduled pickup date. Landfills and transfer stations will be closed.
Parking meters must be fed. Public schools and the Enoch Pratt Free Library will be open.
Police seek identity of man killed on Flowerton Road
Police are seeking to identify a man who was fatally shot about 3 a.m. Tuesday in the 3900 block of Flowerton Road in Southwest Baltimore.
Police knew of no motive for the shooting and had no suspect. They would like to question several unidentified men who ran from the scene. Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide squad at 410-396-2100.
Police to sell T-shirts to aid slain officer's family
The Baltimore Police Department will sell T-shirts with law-enforcement logos from 9: 30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Southeastern District station house at 5710 Eastern Ave. to benefit the family of Sgt. Bruce A. Prothero.
Prothero, a Baltimore County police officer, was shot and killed during a jewelry store robbery Monday. He was off duty working as a plainclothes security guard at the store. He is survived by his wife and five children.
In Baltimore County
Homeowners association plans shrimp, bull roast
CHASE -- A shrimp and bull roast to benefit the Chase Manor Homeowners Association will be held from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Feb. 26 at Rosedale Gardens at 8037 Philadelphia Road in Rosedale.
The menu includes steamed and fried shrimp, pit beef, salads, desserts and beverages. Music will be provided by Bobby and the Street Rods.
Tickets are $25. Information or to reserve a table for 10: Norman Gifford, 410-335-5375.
Church to hold concert for organ dedication
PARKVILLE -- A concert by organist Marc F. Cheban to dedicate the new Rodgers organ at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church will be held at the church at 3 p.m. Feb. 20.
The program will include selections from Bach, marches, hymn variations and waltzes.
The church is at 8808 Harford Road. Information: 410-665-1234.
Police to honor pupils for drug education effort
TOWSON -- About 350 pupils from Loch Raven Academy Middle School will receive certificates today in recognition of their completion of the Baltimore County Police Department's 16-week Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.
The children, who are in the sixth grade, will attend an assembly in their school's gymnasium with Officer Lindy Hall. She will present awards to three pupils -- William Shelton, Chelsea Tubongbanua and Catie Aichroth -- for essays they wrote as part of the DARE curriculum.