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May 24, 2002

In Baltimore City

Nonprofits that aid disabled dedicate new building

Two nonprofit organizations that serve the disabled dedicated a new $4 million building yesterday in Northwest Baltimore.

The 32,000-square-foot facility at 4814 Seton Drive features a commercial kitchen and cafM-i where disabled people can work, along with a day program and a room for therapy. It will create 80 jobs, and be run by The Chimes Inc. and Intervals.

The project was paid for with a fund-raising drive, Baltimore County and state funds and foundation grants.

Police arrest man, 18, after brief car chase

An 18-year-old man was arrested yesterday afternoon after getting shot at by police and then leading officers on a brief chase that ended in Northwest Baltimore, police said.

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The incident began in the 2000 block of Edgewood Road about 2:30 p.m., when an officer approached a 1997 Lincoln Town Car that had been allegedly stolen in an earlier carjacking, police said. The driver of the car drove at the officer, who fired several shots at the car, police said. None of the shots struck the driver, police said.

The driver of the Lincoln then led police to Reisterstown Road and Cold Spring Lane, where it swerved and struck another car, police said. Rahim Parker-Bay of the 3500 block of Forest Park Ave. was arrested after he ran away from the Lincoln, police said. Parker-Bay will be charged with auto theft and other related charges, police said.

Man, 18, fatally shot in Govans restaurant

An 18-year-old man was shot and killed yesterday afternoon inside a carryout restaurant in Govans, city police reported.

Police said the victim -- whose name was not divulged -- was in the Corner Carryout in the 5400 block of York Road about 3 p.m. when an unknown gunman shot him in the head.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call homicide detectives at 410- 396-2100.

Vietnam memorial bridge to be closed this weekend

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge will be closed during the Memorial Day weekend for a continuation of repair work, the city Office of Transportation announced yesterday.

The Route 2 span, formerly called the Hanover Street Bridge, is to close at 10 tonight and reopen at 5 a.m. Tuesday. Detour routes will be posted, the office said.

Sons of Union Veterans plan memorial event

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, James A. Garfield Camp No. 1, will hold a Memorial Day observance at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Loudon Park National Cemetery, 3445 Frederick Road.

The service will consist of prayers, orations, military salutes and period music by the Maryland Heritage Vocal Ensemble and Gilmore's Light Ensemble. Children in attendance will be given flowers to place on the Monument to the Unknown Dead.

The sponsoring organization is composed of descendants of those who served in the U.S. military during the Civil War and is dedicated to preserving their memory. Information: 410-426- 8190.

In Baltimore County

Police identify body found along Pulaski Highway

MIDDLE RIVER -- A man found shot to death late Wednesday along Pulaski Highway near Middle River Road has been identified by Baltimore County police as Neil Otis Stockhausen, 34, of Baltimore.

Stockhausen, of the 600 block of E. 41st St., was shot in the upper body, police said. His body was found about 11:30 p.m. by a motorist who notified police.

Anyone with information on the slaying was asked to call the police at 410-307-2020.

Democrat committee seeks applicants for delegate seat

OELLA -- The Baltimore County Democratic State Central Committee is accepting applications to fill Del. Thomas E. Dewberry's seat in District 47-B. Dewberry was named the state's chief administrative law judge this month.

Applicants must be registered voters in the district and affiliated with the Democratic Party. Letters of interest should be sent to Julia Graham, 730 Oella Ave., Oella 21403.

A meeting will be held at 7 p.m. June 3 at Westchester Community Center, 2414 Westchester Ave., to interview candidates and make a selection. The term expires in January.

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