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February 24, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore County

County Council OKs master plan for development

TOWSON -- The County Council approved this week a master plan to guide the county until 2010 with goals for economic development, transportation, recreation, rural land management and a host of other areas.

About two years in the making, the new master plan goes beyond what has traditionally been a land-use document to include other social areas, such as education and the preservation of traditionally black communities.

Hundreds of community members helped create the document, which is available through the Baltimore County Office of Planning.

Garrison man, 23, sought in fatal shooting

TOWSON -- County police are seeking the public's help in finding a 23-year-old Garrison man wanted in the shooting of a couple earlier this month.

Police have obtained an arrest warrant for Daniel Jayde Henderson, charging him with two counts of first-degree attempted murder. He is accused by police of shooting Sylvia Brasher, 29, of the 1200 block of Bonfire Drive and her boyfriend, Kenneth Wiley, 24, whose address was not available, during an argument near Brasher's Reisterstown home Feb. 11.

Henderson's last known address is in the 8000 block of Greenspring Way, police said. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call police at 410-276-8888.

Program to show how to use Internet for health research

ESSEX -- A free one-hour program on how to use the Internet to research health-related questions will be offered at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Essex branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.

The program will demonstrate how to check a physician's credentials, learn more about prescription drugs and research various diseases. Admission tickets are required and can be obtained at the library.

Information: 410-887-0295.

In Baltimore City

Baltimore Zoo to sponsor fair on seasonal jobs

Looking to fill seasonal positions, the Baltimore Zoo is sponsoring a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the Mansion House Porch at the zoo.

Positions available from April to October include supervisors, camel crew, ride attendants, groundskeepers, cashiers, food and beverage, and ticket sales. Interviews will be conducted at the fair.

The snow date for the fair is Sunday. Information: Marie Gentile, guest operations, 410-396-7175.

Police seek information on man found shot at school

Police continued yesterday to investigate the death of a man who was found fatally shot Monday afternoon on the grounds of a Northeast Baltimore elementary school.

The body of the victim, who was in his 20s and whose name has not been released, was found about 1: 17 p.m. outside Yorkwood Elementary School in the 5900 block of Yorkwood Road in Upper Northwood, police said. Monday was a federal holiday and schools were closed.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Detective Chris Graul of the homicide squad at 410-396-2100.

Silent auction to benefit student-run law project

A silent auction of goods and services to benefit the Maryland Public Interest Law Project will be held from 6: 45 p.m. to 10 p.m. today at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway.

Donated items to be auctioned include tickets to sporting and cultural events, art work and dinners at local restaurants.

The law project is a student-operated, nonprofit program at the University of Maryland School of Law. Proceeds from the auction will fund grants for students to work full time during the summer at nonprofit organizations. Information: 410-706-2080.

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