In Baltimore County Dotterweich named to fill vacant...

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August 24, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore County

Dotterweich named to fill vacant 6th District seat

ESSEX - Edmund C. Dotterweich Jr., former member of the Baltimore County Planning Board and Landmark Commission, was selected yesterday by Gov. Parris N. Glendening to fill a vacant House of Delegates seat in the 6th District.

Dotterweich will fill the vacancy created by the appointment in July of Del. Diane DeCarlo to the Maryland Senate. He will serve the remainder of her term, which ends when the three 6th District delegates are sworn into office in January. Dotterweich is not running for the seat in this year's election.

Dotterweich, a vocational counselor at the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital, earned a law degree from the University of Baltimore Law School in 1974. He also coached baseball and flag football for the Back River Recreation Council.

In Baltimore City

Portion of Baltimore St. to be closed tomorrow

A portion of Baltimore Street is scheduled to be closed to through traffic tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The street will be closed from Commerce Street to Gay Street so workers using a crane can lift a chiller onto the rooftop of the Charles L. Benton Jr. building.

Traffic will be detoured north on Commerce Street to Fayette Street, then back to Gay Street.

Police identify pedestrian struck and killed by car

City police have a identified the man who died Thursday night when a car struck him as he was crossing a street in South Baltimore.

Robert Franklin Whaley Jr., 58, was struck by a southbound Mazda Protege about 9:45 p.m. while walking in the 700 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Whaley, who was homeless, died at the scene.

Police said they are investigating the case but do not expect to file charges, saying the accident appeared to be a "pedestrian error."

In Harford County

Trimble Road section to close for construction

EDGEWOOD - Trimble Road between Route 24 and Route 152 near Greater Harford Industrial Park will be closed for construction for five months starting Monday.

Motorists will be directed around the site, between Magnolia and Edgewood.

The stretch of road under construction, about half a mile, will be widened and a sidewalk will be added on one side, according to Thomas A. Pistel, chief inspector for Harford County public works.

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