In Baltimore City Police identify two men fatally shot...

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March 29, 2000|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Police identify two men fatally shot in Collington Square

Police identified yesterday two men who were fatally shot early Sunday in the Collington Square section of East Baltimore.

Antione Cummings, 18, of the 2400 block of McElderry St. and Marcus King, 19, of the 1500 block of N. Bond St. were fatally shot by an unidentified assailant shortly after midnight in the 1300 block of N. Washington St., police said.

A woman who was with the victims was shot in the upper body and was in serious condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital yesterday. Police have not released her name because she is a witness. No arrest had been made in the incident.

Social worker group honors UM professor and student

Gust Mitchell, an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work in Baltimore, has been named Social Worker Educator of the Year by the Maryland Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.

The group also selected Pamela College, a graduate student at the school, as Social Worker Student of the Year.

The pair will be honored at a luncheon tomorrow at the Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies, 5700 Hammonds Ferry Road, Linthicum Heights.

In Baltimore County

Dundalk man, 50, killed when car strikes truck

DUNDALK -- A 50-year-old Dundalk man was killed yesterday morning when his car crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer trying to make a U-turn on Eastern Boulevard near Diamond Point Road, county police said.

The driver of the 1996 Pontiac, Emanuel W. Kalandros of the 7000 block of Scholar Road, died after his car struck the rear left side of the truck, which was headed east on Eastern Boulevard about 6: 30 a.m., said Cpl. Douglas Irwin, a police spokesman.

Witnesses told police the driver of the Pontiac tried to swerve around the truck. Police estimated the car was traveling between 60 mph and 75 mph.

High school's arts magazine is Highest Award winner

TOWSON -- Towson High School's creative arts magazine, Colophon, has been designated a Highest Award winner for the sixth year in a row by the National Council of Teachers of English.

The magazine also won a Silver Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, and received the Pacemaker Award from the National Scholastic Press Association for the second consecutive year.

State student council group is holding 3-day convention

HUNT VALLEY -- More than 800 student government leaders from across the state will attend the 53rd convention of the Maryland Association of Student Councils starting today at Hunt Valley Inn.

Nancy S. Grasmick, state superintendent of schools, will address the three-day convention tomorrow. Workshops will be available on topics such as team building, leadership, morale and school climate, and school safety. MASC officers for the 2000-2001 school year will be chosen.

Information: 410-767-0100.

Dance and musical groups to perform at college April 7

TOWSON -- Goucher College's dance history ensemble, Choregraphie Antique, will join Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and the Towson University Early Music Ensemble to present a historical music and dance program at 8 p.m. April 7 in Goucher's Kraushaar Auditorium.

"Great People -- Great Dances: From William Shakespeare to Elvis Presley" will include performances of more than 100 dances from around the world.

Tickets are $12 for general admission and $7 for students and senior citizens. Information: 410- 337-6333.

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