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September 29, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore City

Delivery truck hits, kills woman, 73, crossing Kane Street

A 73-year-old Southeast Baltimore woman was struck and killed by a delivery truck yesterday morning while crossing the 900 block of Kane St., police said.

Catherine A. Manning of the 400 block of Hornel St. was crossing Kane Street north of Hudson Street at about 10:30 a.m., when she was hit by the truck, police said. The driver apparently braked, but could not avoid Manning, who was pronounced dead at the scene, they said.

The driver was identified by police as George Clayborne, 52, of the 8200 block of Streamwood Drive, Pikesville. Police are continuing their investigation.

St. Mary's Cemetery tour to be offered on Sunday

A guided tour of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery in North Baltimore will be offered at 1 p.m. Sunday.

The Rev. Michael Roach, professor of church history at Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, will lead the walk and offer commentary on the 1850 Govans graveyard and adjacent site of the old St. Mary's Church and school. Genealogical materials also will be available for those wishing do family research. The cemetery is at 201 Homeland Ave.

The tour is free. Sponsor Lance Bendann may be reached at 410-435-1462.

Hebrew Congregation to show artist's works

An exhibition of Mordechai Rosenstein's works that includes signed prints and originals is running through Oct. 31 at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation's Hoffberger Gallery, 7401 Park Heights Ave. gallery. Rosenstein's work has been shown in Zurich, Switzerland, Hong Kong and London, said Suzanne Strutt, the congregation's spokeswoman.

Council president to hold prayer breakfast

City Council President Sheila Dixon will hold her ninth annual prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. tomorrow at the Palladium Center, 2900 Liberty Heights Ave.

This year's theme is "Church-Community-Government, Working Together to Restore the Spiritual Health of Our Neighborhoods." The speaker will be the Rev. Dennis Proctor, pastor of Pennsylvania Avenue African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.

Tickets are $25. Information: 410-542-9166.

Man charged with murder in stabbing of girlfriend

A 25-year-old man was charged yesterday with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, who was found dead Wednesday in her Northeast Baltimore home, police said.

Robert Anderson, of the 5600 block of Gerland Ave., was charged with murder and second-degree assault in the death of Chiquan Lee, 18, at her home in the 5500 block of Mayview Ave. Early Wednesday, Anderson flagged down a police car as he was walking near the house a few hours before his girlfriend's body was found. Anderson, who was carrying a 4-month-old child in his arms, was behaving strangely and claimed to be suicidal, police said.

Police said Anderson was wanted on a warrant for failing to appear in court in another case. He was taken to the Central Booking and Intake Center, where he was being held last night awaiting a bail hearing.

In Baltimore County

Construction worker killed in automobile accident

REISTERSTOWN - Baltimore County police are investigating a traffic accident Wednesday night that led to the death of a construction worker at a Reisterstown shopping center.

Douglas Wilmer, 44, of the 100 block of Embleton Road was driving his 2000 Plymouth Breeze north on Reisterstown Road about 8:45 p.m. when he veered into the southbound lane and into the Chartley Shopping Center parking lot. According to police, Wilmer's car struck two construction workers paving the lot.

David Bradley, 37, of the 400 block of St. Augustine Lane, was taken to Northwest Hospital where he died. Another worker suffered minor injuries, police said.

Tax workshop aims to aid historic-property owners

RELAY - A tax credit workshop for the owners and prospective owners of "certified historic properties" will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5 at Relay Elementary School library, 5885 Selford Road.

A speaker from the Maryland Historical Trust will explain how homeowners can obtain tax credits for rehabilitation work on their homes. The Baltimore County Historical Trust and the Relay Historic Preservation Committee are co-sponsors of the workshop.

Persons interested in attending should pre-register by calling 410-832-1812.

Villa Julie celebrates honor society inductions

STEVENSON - Villa Julie College will celebrate the admission of 105 students, faculty members, alumni and community residents to the Rho Epsilon Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing at 2 p.m. Sunday in the college's theater. A reception will be held at the student union after the ceremony.

Sigma Theta Tau International has more than 260,000 members in 383 chapters at colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, Korea, Taiwan and Australia. Information: 410-486-7000.

Breast center golf benefit planned at Greystone

WHITE HALL - The second annual Colours Golf Open, a benefit for the Johns Hopkins Breast Center, will be held Monday at Greystone Golf Course in northern Baltimore County.

The event, which is sold out, is sponsored by Colours Salon of Timonium and NurseFinders. It drew more than 140 golfers last year and raised $9,300 for the Hopkins center.

Registration starts at 9 a.m., and the tournament will begin at 11 a.m. People interested in volunteering should call 410-252-0933.

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