In Baltimore County County to resume yard waste...

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April 02, 2001|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore County

County to resume yard waste recycling collection today

TOWSON - Baltimore County resumes yard waste recycling collection, effective today, to residents in more than 150,000 single-family homes and townhouses.

Days for collection of yard waste, including grass, leaves and small brush, are marked with a "Y" on schedules the county distributed to residents.

Information: 410-887-2000.

Elementary school, houses defaced with racial epithets

RANDALLSTOWN - A school and a house in Randallstown were defaced with racial epithets and a Nazi symbol during the weekend.

At Winand Elementary School in the 8300 block of Scotts Level Road, "death to the blacks," "white power" and a swastika were spray-painted on an exterior wall, said police at the Garrison Precinct. Racial slurs were spray-painted on a black family's house near the school in the 4800 block of Valley Forge Road, along with "Dizzy RRO" and "Chris and Larry Taylor," which police were unable to explain.

In another incident, police said "white trash" and other graffiti were spray-painted overnight March 17 on the home of a white family in the 4800 block of Oakland Park Road, which is also near the school. The incidents are being investigated, police said.

60 employers are expected at college job fair tomorrow

CATONSVILLE - More than 60 employers will interview job seekers at a public job fair tomorrow at the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County.

The fair will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will feature prospective employers such as Kennedy Krieger Institute, Allfirst Bank and the Johns Hopkins University. The fair will be held at 800 S. Rolling Road, Building K, Room 100.

Information: 410-455-4435.

Collin Raye, Rascal Flatts to perform at college benefit

ESSEX - Collin Raye and Rascal Flatts will headline a country music concert Saturday benefiting the Community College of Baltimore County's Essex campus scholarship fund.

A party will begin at 3 p.m., and the concert will start at 7 p.m.

Information: 410-780-6832.

Patapsco United Methodist plans ham, oyster dinner

DUNDALK - Patapsco United Methodist Church will hold a ham and oyster dinner Thursday at the church, 7800 Wise Ave.

The dinner will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are $13 for adults; $5 for children ages 6 to 12; and younger children eat for free.

Information: 410-288-5488.

In Baltimore City

Free seminar scheduled for homebuyers April 19

Tri-Churches Housing Inc. is sponsoring a free seminar for prospective homebuyers at 6:30 p.m. April 19 at St. Jerome's Head Start, 765 W. Hamburg St.

The seminar will include information on federal homebuying programs, how to shop for a home, and how to find and buy foreclosed homes. Information: 410-385-1463.

Museum of Industry seeks material for fish project

The Baltimore Museum of Industry plans to produce a fish made of items donated from the public to contribute to this summer's "Fish Out of Water" public art exhibit.

The museum wants the project to reflect its innovation and to get the community involved.

Materials such as sheet metal, gloves, can lids, umbrellas and bicycle tires are needed. Information: Lori Levitt, 410-727-3808.

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