In Baltimore City Katyn memorial to be dedicated next...

City/County Digest

October 05, 2000|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Katyn memorial to be dedicated next month at harbor

Dedication ceremonies for the National Katyn Memorial in Baltimore's Inner Harbor have been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Nov. 19 at President and Aliceanna streets near Little Italy.

Delays in delivering the five-story bronze monument from Poland forced planners to reschedule the dedication of the memorial to more than 15,000 Polish military officers killed by the Soviet Union and buried in the Katyn Forest near Smolensk, Russia.

Information: 410-486-7226.

In Baltimore County

Death of woman found in Dundalk ruled homicide

TOWSON - The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled that the death of Judy Lee Locklear in May was a homicide.

Locklear's body was found May 29 in a wooded area near Willow Spring Road and Center Place in Dundalk. Police have no suspects in the killing.

The medical examiner said that Locklear, 42, of no fixed address, died of asphyxiation. Police ask anyone with information about the case to call 410-887-2198.

Symposium to address changes to Medicare

TOWSON - The Katzen Eye Group is sponsoring a free symposium to educate senior citizens about changes in the Medicare program that take effect Jan. 1.

The symposium will include an explanation of the changes and a question-and-answer session led by a representative of the Health Care Financing Administration, the federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Sheraton Baltimore North at Dulaney Valley Road and Goucher Boulevard.

Those wishing to attend are urged to register in advance by calling 410-821-1491, Ext. 400.

Representatives sought for education council

RANDALLSTOWN - The Northwest Advisory Council to the Baltimore County Board of Education is seeking members to represent Pikesville, Reisterstown and Randallstown.

Applicants should be committed to helping the school board consider policies to improve the quality of education in the northwest area. Council members also must attend monthly evening meetings.

Information: Catherine Barnes at 410-887-0684.

Police seek suspects in Woodlawn rape

TOWSON - Baltimore County police are searching for two men who they say blindfolded a 22-year-old woman who had accepted a ride from them and raped her repeatedly.

Police said the woman left her job in Baltimore about 2 a.m. Sept. 28 and was looking for a ride home when two men pulled up in a white Acura Legend and offered her a ride. Once in the car, the men displayed a handgun. Police said she was driven to the 1900 block of Woodlawn Drive in Woodlawn and raped.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call county police at 410-887-2198.

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