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March 14, 2001|By From staff reports

In Baltimore County

Councilman Moxley refuses to alter preservation bill

TOWSON - Baltimore County Councilman Stephen G. Sam Moxley said he will not reconsider his decision to omit three properties from a historic preservation bill.

Members of the county's Landmarks Preservation Commission, appearing at a County Council work session, asked that the sites be added to the final legislation, which would protect them from demolition.

Moxley, a Democrat, defended his decision to exclude the A. D. Anderson House and the Galloway-Dickey House in Catonsville, and Academy Hall in Essex. He said his action was lawful and gave the community notice of the council's intention not to preserve the buildings.

Hereford students win 1st place at physics contest

HEREFORD - The physics team from Hereford High School took first place at the Baltimore County Public Schools Physics Olympics at University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Team members were David Handy, Erin Dryer, William MacFarlane and Peter Rost. Twenty-four teams representing 17 high schools competed in five events for certificates, trophies and scholarships at the Feb. 24 competition.

Each member of the Hereford team received a trophy and a $1,000 scholarship to UMBC. Information: 410-887-1905.

County public schools set free job fair in Timonium

TIMONIUM - Baltimore County public schools will hold a job fair from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 28 at Maryland State Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall.

The school system expects to hire 900 teachers in the next year in a variety of subjects. Administrators and faculty representatives from 162 schools will attend, and personnel interviews will be conducted. An information booth for classified, clerical and technical employees will be included.

The fair is free. No registration is necessary.

In Baltimore City

34-year-old fatally stabbed during attack on man

A Baltimore County man was fatally stabbed during an attack on another man Monday night in West Baltimore, police said.

Detective Marvin Sydnor said Darren Moore, 34, of the 2800 block of Claybrooke Drive in Woodlawn and three other men attacked a 33-year-old man in the 700 block of W. Saratoga St. about 7:30 p.m. and beat him with a piece of weightlifting equipment. Sydnor said the man stabbed Moore once in the chest. Moore died at 8:30 p.m. at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where the other man was in stable condition yesterday.

Sydnor said the attack was in retaliation for the man's alleged assault on Moore's sister Sunday. He said prosecutors will determine whether charges will result from the incident.

Boy, 9, in critical condition after being struck by car

A 9-year-old Southeast Baltimore boy was in critical condition with head injuries last night after he was struck by a car while crossing heavily traveled Orleans Street.

Angelique Cook-Hayes, a police spokeswoman, said Larry Darnell Deloatch of the 500 block of N. Lakewood Ave. was crossing the 3700 block of Orleans St. at Lakewood Avenue - three blocks south of his home - about 5:35 p.m. when he was struck by an Oldsmobile being driven west on Orleans.

Traffic investigation section police said the boy suffered serious injuries to his head and right side and was admitted to the pediatric intensive-care unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Cook-Hayes said pedestrian error contributed to the accident.

$500,000 gift is largest in history of Norbel School

The Norbel School recently received an anonymous $500,000 gift, the largest in the 20-year history of the Northwest Baltimore school.

The school, which educates children in whom attention deficit disorder has been diagnosed, will move from the 7300 block of Park Heights Ave. to an 8-acre site in Howard County next school year. The move will allow the school to double its enrollment.

The donation was part of the school's Campaign for Norbel. Applications are being accepted for next school year. Information: 410- 358-1233.

Law students compete in moot court event

Some of Maryland's top law students will compete in the final round of the Morris Brown Myerowitz Moot Court Competition at noon today in the ceremonial courtroom in the U.S. District Courthouse, 101 W. Lombard St.

Judges from the region will hear arguments from law students in the final round of the annual competition. Awards will go to the best brief writer and best oral debater.

The event is free and open to the public. A reception will be held after the competition.

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