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January 25, 2001|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Personnel director resigns to accept similar post in D.C.

Baltimore's longtime personnel director is leaving for a similar job with Washington city government.

Jesse E. Hoskins, 54, has worked for the city through more than a decade of tight budgets and sometimes tough labor negotiations. Mayor Martin O'Malley said yesterday that Hoskins will be "really hard to replace."

Hoskins, hired by Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke in December 1988, has accepted the position of "human capital officer," essentially the human resources director, of Washington. He would not disclose his new salary but said it will be "much higher" than his current $105,000 salary, adding that that was a factor in his departure.

FOR THE RECORD - An article that appeared in the Maryland section of some editions of The Sun yesterday describing the departure of Baltimore's personnel director, Jesse E. Hoskins, incorrectly identified the agency where he will be working. Hoskins has accepted a job as human capital officer for the U.S. General Accounting Office, not the city government of Washington. The Sun regrets the error.

O'Malley, fire officials to honor 10 in ceremony

Mayor Martin O'Malley, Fire Chief Herman Williams Jr. and the Board of Fire Commissioners are to honor today 10 citizens who aided fellow Baltimoreans in difficult circumstances last year.

The awards ceremony is set for 1 p.m. in the board room at Fire Department headquarters, 414 N. Calvert St., said Fire Inspector Michael Maybin, a spokesman.

Man found fatally shot in St. Paul St. apartment

A man was found shot to death early yesterday in his third-floor apartment in the 1700 block of St. Paul St., police said.

The body of Nathaniel Parker, 42, was discovered by his brother, also a resident of the apartment, a few minutes before 1 a.m., police said.

Police would not say where Parker had been wounded, nor would they comment on any possible motive or suspect. The case remained under investigation yesterday.In Baltimore County

Harford man identified as drowning victim

ESSEX - Charles William German, 50, of Harford County was identified yesterday by county police as the man whose body was found floating in a marina on Middle River on Tuesday afternoon.

Police have tentatively ruled the death of German, of the 2000 block of Cox Road in Jarrettsville, an accidental drowning, pending an autopsy. German's body was found about 150 feet from his houseboat moored at Long Beach Marina in the 800 block of Chester Road in Bowleys Quarters.

St. Paul's School for Girls plans Hall of Fame event

BROOKLANDVILLE - St. Paul's School for Girls will honor its first inductees to the Girls Athletic Hall of Fame at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at the school's Performance Gym.

Alumnae to be honored include Jenifer Blenckstone Boyce, Lindsay Sheehan Bradley, Lyn Brooks, Traci Davis, Joy Koch McPeters, and members of the 1972-1973 field hockey team. Information: 410- 823-6323, Ext. 114.

Schaefer to speak at chamber dinner

WHITE MARSH - Comptroller William Donald Schaefer will speak at a dinner sponsored by the Essex-Middle River-White Marsh Chamber of Commerce at 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at Hilton Gardens Inn, 5016 Campbell Blvd.

Tickets are $60. Proceeds will benefit the chamber and the Hilda Mae Snoops Foundation Scholarship. Information: 410-686-2233.

Bengies Chase Rec Council to hold indoor flea market

MIDDLE RIVER - The Bengies Chase Recreation Council will hold an indoor flea market from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 3 at the Victory Villa Community Center, 404 Compass Road.

Information or to reserve a table for $10: 410-887-5939.

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