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Lutherville man elected president of psychoanalytic group

LUTHERVILLE - Dr. Jon Meyer, associate professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and a Lutherville resident, has been elected president of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

He was elected to a two-year term last month in San Francisco.

Meyer also is a consultant in Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center's community psychiatry department and maintains a private practice.

Construction under way at Shops at Kenilworth

TOWSON - A new parking deck is under construction at the Shops at Kenilworth.

The $2 million project to replace the original parking deck, built when the Towson mall opened 25 years ago, is expected to be completed in September.

The new deck will feature a red brick facade, camera systems and improved lighting. The mall will remain open during construction.

County police DARE camp starts today in Lansdowne

LANSDOWNE - The Baltimore County Police Department's annual DARE Public Safety Camp will start today at First Baptist Church of Lansdowne.

Campers will learn about different types of police work, go on field trips and learn about issues such as self-esteem and teamwork. The camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through Friday.

A graduation ceremony and cookout will be held at 11 a.m. Friday.

In Baltimore City

Film on global warming to be shown today at Pratt

A documentary film about the impact of global warming on Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay will be shown at 6:30 p.m. today at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St.

The film, We Are All Smith Islanders, explores the impact of climate change on fishing, agriculture, wildlife, health and tourism throughout the region.

"The key to this film is that it makes global warming comprehensible to people right where they live," said Mike Tidwell, director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Tidwell and journalist Mike Cohen wrote, directed and filmed the documentary.

Architectural tours set in Mount Vernon Place

Guided architectural walking tours of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Place, including stories about some of the fashionable residents who have lived there, will be offered by the Mount Vernon Cultural District on Saturdays from this week through the end of October.

The tours - which cost $10 per person - begin at 10 a.m., and participants meet at the seated lion statue in Mount Vernon Place's West Park. Tour booklets with historical photos of Mount Vernon Place - described as the nation's best-preserved 19th-century square - sell for $5.

Reservations are required. Information: 410-605-0462 or Tickets may be purchased online at

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