Regional Digest In Baltimore County


September 12, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

SUV overturns on I-83, injuring 2, closing highway

RUXTON - A sport utility vehicle that flipped over Saturday night while traveling north on Interstate 83 led to the temporary closure of the highway and injured at least two people, police said.

The vehicle flipped near Ruxton Road about 8:30 p.m., Baltimore County police said. Police did not know why the car overturned.

Two people injured in the accident were taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, one by ambulance and another by helicopter, police said.

County to use grant to buy Monkton land

TOWSON - The National Park Service has awarded Baltimore County a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant totaling $1.06 million.

The grant will be used to purchase the Yarema property in Monkton, about 177 acres.

The land in northern Baltimore County will be allocated for use by recreation councils, according to a statement by County Executive James T. Smith Jr.

Parkville Towne Centre to hold charity fair today

PARKVILLE - The Parkville Towne Centre Fair will be held from noon to 6 p.m. today at Harford Road and Taylor Avenue.

The fair has been a Parkville tradition for 20 years, with annual attendance of about 30,000 in recent years, organizers say. Proceeds benefit area charities and nonprofit organizations, such as the Maryland School for the Blind.

Information: 410-665-9564.

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