In Baltimore City Conn. man falls to his death during...

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July 05, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore City

Conn. man falls to his death during stadium rock concert

A man in his 20s from Danbury, Conn., fell to his death from the top deck of PSINet Stadium yesterday evening while attending the Metallica rock concert, police said.

About 6:40 p.m., the man fell over the rail from the concourse level of the five-story upper deck on the Hamburg Street side of the stadium. He landed headfirst close to the Gate A entrance, according to Baltimore police. Witness told police they saw the man sitting with one leg dangling over the guard rail before he fell. Police are investing the circumstances of his death, but believe it was an accident.

The man was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. His name was being held pending notification of next of kin.

In Baltimore County

Governor fills three spots on Board of Education

TOWSON - Michael P. Kennedy and James R. Sasiadek have been reappointed to the county Board of Education by Gov. Parris N. Glendening, who also named Erica Cohn as student representative to the 12-member panel.

Kennedy has served on the board since 1995. A former county teacher and administrator, he is an instructor and supervisor of students at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Sasiadek, principal of Medfield Heights Elementary School, was appointed to the board in August to serve the remainder of an unexpired term. Both will serve five-year terms.

Cohn, a Towson High School senior and member of the school's Accreditation for Growth Committee, will serve a one-year term.

McDonogh School to be host to bells recitals

OWINGS MILLS - Carillonneurs from the United States and abroad will present recitals on McDonogh School's 48-bell carillon from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 4.

Recitals are free and open to the public. The bell tower will be open for tours after the July 28 and Aug. 4 programs. Information: 410-363-0600.

CCBC students will be able to buy their books online

CATONSVILLE - Beginning Friday, the 7,200 students taking classes at the Community College of Baltimore County will be able to purchase the books they need for class online.

The bookstore Internet site is www.bookstore.ccbc.cc.md.us and will feature secure online ordering. Students also will be able to access their course book requirements for classes they are taking at any of the college's extension centers or at the main campuses in Catonsville, Dundalk and Essex.

"Students will be able to order their books from their home computers and have them shipped to their residences," said Mandy Smith, CCBC's director of auxiliary services.

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