Harford Digest

HARFORD DIGEST

May 28, 2006

Sentencing delayed in slaying case

Sentencing for a Blood gang member who pleaded guilty to his role in the shooting death of an Edgewood cab driver in 2004 was postponed last week after the victim's family, expected to deliver an impact statement, failed to show.

Darrell Levon Miller, 21, entered into a plea agreement last fall in exchange for testimony against 18-year-old Wayne Lavon Bond Jr., who police said was the gunman in the killing of Derald Howard Guess.

Miller's sentencing was rescheduled for June 7.

Holiday to affect senior centers, buses

All Harford County senior centers will be closed tomorrow in observance of Memorial Day.

Centers will reopen Tuesday.

Harford County transit service also will be suspended tomorrow, resuming on Tuesday.

Information: 410-638-3025.

Aberdeen resident to join D.C. parade

Rick Freetag of Aberdeen will participate in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C.

He is part of the Young Marines, an independent community-based program led by volunteer, former, retired, active duty or reserve Marines who pass on the positive values of the Marine Corps.

The national Memorial Day parade is organized by a coalition of military, veteran and civic groups in cooperation with other national organizations.

Gala for voting initiative June 24

The Grass Roots Steering Foundation's Vote the Power Campaign will host a Black and White Gala from 6 to 10 p.m. June 24 at the Havre de Grace Community Center, 100 Lagaret Drive.

The Grass Roots Steering Foundation Inc. is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization registered in Maryland.

Vote the Power is a nonpartisan, voter empowerment initiative that works to motivate voting communities in Maryland.

Gala tickets are $30 per person.

Information: 410-272-8346 or contact@votethepower.com.

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