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April 19, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore City

Keating plans to announce run for state's attorney

Baltimore lawyer Anton J.S. Keating plans to announce his candidacy for state's attorney April 28 at the Battle Monument between the city's two Circuit Courthouses on Calvert Street.

Keating, 58 and a Democrat, said that at 3 p.m. he will release 259 balloons - one for each person killed last year in Baltimore. Keating, who has raised at least $11,000 in contributions, said he also will announce his campaign manager, Robbie Brooks, a family friend and former fashion model.

State's Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy, who has held the office for eight years, also plans to run in the September primary election. Also expected to enter the race is Lisa Joi Stancil, a city councilwoman since 1999 who is in private practice.

2 police handguns stolen from department van

Two city police handguns were stolen from a department van that was left locked in South Baltimore on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said yesterday.

Two officers left the .40-caliber Glock handguns in the van, which was broken into between noon and 2:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Key Highway, police said.

Police said that they were trying to track down the weapons and that the actions of the unnamed officers who left them in the vehicle are the subject of a departmental investigation.

West Baltimore man stabbed near home dies

City police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 21-year-old man near his home in the west-side neighborhood of Shipley Hill on Wednesday.

Officers investigating a report of an injured man found Elliott Leverne Scott lying in the 2500 block of W. Fayette St. with multiple stab wounds about 12:10 a.m. He died shortly before midnight at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

No arrest had been made and police knew of no motive. Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call Detective Bill Ritz at 410-396-2100.

College to hold conference on victims' rights today

The University of Maryland, Baltimore will hold its third annual Victims' Rights Conference from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in its medical school teaching facility auditorium, 685 W. Baltimore St.

The free conference is open to the public and will cover issues such as forensic medicine, missing and exploited children, and juveniles charged as adults.

Speakers will include Carla Proudfoot, of the Maryland State Police Center for Missing Children, and Tyrone Powers, director of the Institute for Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Public Service at Anne Arundel Community College.

Public invited to meetings about future of region

Three public meetings have been scheduled for Vision 2030, a process designed to bring together residents, the business community and government to produce a blueprint for the future of the Baltimore region.

Meetings are to be held Monday at Patterson High School, 100 Kane St.; May 6 at Western High School, 4600 Falls Road; and May 7 at Cardinal Gibbons School, 3225 Wilkens Ave. All sessions will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

In all, 17 meetings will be held throughout the region, which includes Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties, and Annapolis and Baltimore.

In Baltimore County

Students summer job fair is scheduled for April 27

TOWSON - A summer job fair for high school and college students age 16 and older will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at the American Legion Hall, 125 York Road.

Employers will conduct interviews and accept applications. Students are asked to bring resumes. The fair, sponsored by the Baltimore County Office of Employment and Training, the Maryland Job Service and the county Chamber of Commerce, is free.

Information: 410-887-2008.

Liturgy Mass, dinner to honor Maryvale head

BROOKLANDVILLE - A daylong celebration honoring Sister Shawn Marie Maguire for her 20 years as headmistress of Maryvale Preparatory School will be held Wednesday.

The tribute will include a liturgy Mass and slide show at the school and a dinner at Baltimore Country Club that evening. An endowment has been established in her name.

Her tenure at the school, a Roman Catholic school for girls in sixth through 12th grades, began in 1978, when she was hired as a teacher. She was vice principal before she was named head of the school.

Very Special Arts Festival set for students Thursday

COCKEYSVILLE - Baltimore County public schools' special education department will hold a Very Special Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Oregon Ridge Park.

More than 1,500 students are expected to participate in the festival, which gives youngsters with and without disabilities a chance to showcase their talents and skills.

Information: 410-887-7502 or 410-887-5370.

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