In Baltimore City
Police seek driver in connection with death of city man
City police are seeking a driver whose car struck a man five months ago on a street near Reservoir Hill. The victim died Wednesday, and his death has been ruled a homicide, police said.
Dwight Allen Chase, 53, of the 800 block of Whitelock St., was arguing with the driver of an unidentified vehicle in the 2000 block of Linden Ave. just before 7 p.m. June 6, moments before the driver intentionally ran him down, police said.
Chase suffered multiple injuries and was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center and later to a rehabilitation center. He was readmitted last month to Shock Trauma, where he died. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Napolean McLain at 410-396-2100.
Knights of Columbus plans patriotic celebration
The Knights of Columbus has scheduled a "Stars and Stripes for Knights" program from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow in the Inner Harbor area.
Events will begin at the Flag House and Star-Spangled Banner Museum, 844 E. Pratt St., with tours and musical entertainment. About 3 p.m., the Knights of Columbus Color Corps will lead a procession from the Flag House to the Constellation, where there will be more tours and music.
The day will conclude about 4:15 p.m. at the Constellation with a ceremony honoring deceased veterans.
School system schedules annual fair on high schools
Seventh- and eighth-grade pupils in Baltimore are invited to attend a fair tomorrow to learn about the city's high school offerings.
The annual fair, which is in its fourth year, is being held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Polytechnic Institute-Western High School complex, 1400 W. Cold Spring Lane.
Pupils and their parents can learn about the academic and extracurricular programs at 33 of the city's neighborhood, citywide and innovation high schools. Principals, teachers and students from the high schools will be at the fair to answer questions.
Youth football teams continue playoff games
Several Baltimore youth football teams are set to compete in national and regional playoff competitions this weekend, according to the city's Department of Recreation and Parks.
In the 10- to 12-year-old and 9- to 11-year-old divisions of the Pop Warner Youth Tackle Football League, the Lakeland Recreation Center's Lakeland Vikings will travel to Delaware on Sunday for the second round of regional playoffs. Both teams won their first-round games last weekend.
Today, the 12- to 14-year-old Cherry Hill Eagles from the Patapsco Recreation Center will be competing in Orlando, Fla., in the NFL Flag Football National Tournament of Champions. The team won the regional tournament in Druid Hill Park last month.
In Baltimore County
Dance students to perform tonight
DUNDALK - Secondary school dance students will perform tonight at the Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts.
The middle and high school students will take classes during the day with a professional dance company and participate in workshops, led by county school teachers, in costuming and lighting.
Their performance, which is open to the public, is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the school, 8100 Wise Avenue. Admission is $5.
Conference slated for aspiring writers
TOWSON - Towson University will hold a conference for aspiring writers tomorrow at the University Union.
Featured speakers will be Dana Gioia, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and author of three collections of poetry, and Stephen Hunter, author and Washington Post film critic.
The workshop is sponsored by such groups as Towson University's Master's in Professional Writing Program and the Johns Hopkins University Master Arts in Writing Program. Tickets, which include breakfast and lunch, are $70, or $35 for Towson or Hopkins students.