City/county Digest

CITY/COUNTY DIGEST

June 17, 2006

Edgewater man dies in motorcycle accident

A 24-year-old Edgewater man died Thursday after he lost control of his motorcycle while going around a curve, crossed the double yellow line and was hit by a woman driving a Toyota, according to Anne Arundel County police.

Kevin Michael Glynn of the 300 block of Arbutus Drive was riding with two other motorcyclists on Harwood Road about 7 p.m. when the accident occurred.

He was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said. Speed and alcohol were not considered factors in the crash, and Glynn was wearing a helmet, police said.

Paula J. Felt, 55, of Alexandria, Va., was driving the Toyota, but was not injured.

A passenger in her car, Jane Scott of Harwood, was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

Annie Linskey

Baltimore: Drug case

Annapolis man gets 209-month sentence

Deandre Myers, 27, of Annapolis was sentenced yesterday to 209 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine, the U.S. attorney's office announced. The sentence was handed down by U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz.

Fells Point

Walking tours set through Nov. 25

The Fells Point Visitors Center is offering a series of walking tours and other events to promote the neighborhood's heritage. On Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 25, the preservation society will lead a ghost walk by homes and pubs purported to be haunted. On Saturdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m., guides will take people on a Secrets of a Seaport tour that will cover Fells Point's role defending Baltimore in the War of 1812. Every Saturday at noon, a walking tour will concentrate on the community's status as an immigrant hub in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Tours depart from the visitors center at 1732 Thames St. and are $12 for adults and $8 for children 11 and under. Information: 410-675-6750, Ext. 12.

Interstate 95

Keith Ave. ramp to close for month

The ramp leading from Keith Avenue to southbound Interstate 95 will be closed for about a month starting Wednesday as work crews upgrade concrete pavement that is part of a two-year project to repair 22 bridges along the highway between the Fort McHenry Toll Plaza and the merge with the Harbor Tunnel Thruway. The Maryland Transportation Authority said motorists traveling north on Broening Highway should turn left onto Holabird Avenue, continue to Ponca Street, turn right onto Interstate Avenue and take the entrance ramp to I-95.

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