City/county Digest


March 16, 2004

In Baltimore City

Teen-ager indicted in stabbing of MTA bus driver

A West Baltimore teen-ager was indicted on a charge of attempted first-degree murder by a city grand jury in the stabbing of a Maryland Transit Administration bus driver last month, the city state's attorney's office announced yesterday.

David J. McCloud, 16, of the 2400 block of Presbury St. is accused of stabbing driver Bryant McAllister, 40, after the two argued Feb. 23 over a bus fare, according to court documents. The stabbing occurred just as police were arriving on the scene in the 300 block of E. Baltimore St.

McCloud is being held without bail at the Baltimore City Detention Center, and is scheduled to be arraigned June 30.

Eastern High's Class of '59 schedules its 45th reunion

Eastern High School's Class of 1959 will hold its 45th reunion from noon to 5 p.m. May 15 at the Towson Golf and Country Club, 12801 Stone Hill Road, Phoenix.

When the Class of 1959 graduated, the all-girls Eastern High School was located on 33rd Street across from Memorial Stadium. The school later closed and is now part of the Lake Clifton-Eastern High School.

Reservations for the luncheon must be made before April 1. Information: 410-828-6274.

In Baltimore County

Police report vandalism at Reisterstown synagogue

REISTERSTOWN -- Baltimore County police were seeking whoever vandalized a synagogue over the weekend, causing at least $1,000 damage.

When an employee of Adat Chaim Synagogue in the 100 block of Cockeys Mill Road arrived at work about 9:30 a.m. yesterday, she discovered someone had sprayed white paint over several exterior windows, a rear door and the lock to a shed. On one window, a vulgarism was written backward in paint so it could be read from the inside.

Police at the Franklin Precinct said the incident occurred between 9 p.m. Sunday and yesterday morning. Anyone with information is urged to call county police at 410-307-2020.

Southeastern revitalization is topic of meeting tonight

DUNDALK -- Mary Harvey, director of community conservation for Baltimore County, is the scheduled guest speaker at the Southeast Area Educational Advisory Council meeting tonight.

Harvey is to discuss the revitalization of the southeastern area of the county

The meeting, which is open to the public, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Norwood Elementary School, 1700 Delvale Ave.

State waterfowl expert to speak at center tonight

CHASE -- Larry Hindman, a specialist on waterfowl populations, will be guest speaker at 7:30 tonight at the Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Road.

The free lecture will focus on bird life around the Chesapeake Bay. Hindman, a resident of Cambridge, is waterfowl project manager for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Information: 410-887-2817.

Ridge Ruxton School to hold multicultural event

TOWSON -- Ridge Ruxton School will hold a Multicultural Showcase this morning, featuring talent, crafts, music and food from cultures around the world, with hands-on activities.

The event is scheduled for 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the school, 6916 N. Charles St. The public is invited.

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