Baltimore County Digest

BALTIMORE COUNTY DIGEST

June 15, 2007

Man, 25, dies after collision with truck

A 25-year-old man died after his car struck a guardrail and collided head-on with a truck in northern Baltimore County, police said yesterday.

A 1981 Chevrolet Corvette being driven by Andrew Christopher Fair, 25, of Manchester was traveling west on Mount Carmel Road near John Carroll Lane about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday when it crossed the double yellow line and struck a guardrail, said Cpl. Michael Hill, a county police spokesman.

The car then struck a 2002 International truck driven by Neal Rumley, 53, of the 16500 block of Dubbs Road in Sparks, Hill said.

Fair was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where was pronounced dead upon arrival, Hill said.

Rumley, and passenger Stephen Mustachio of the 6700 block of Woodley Road in Dundalk were taken by ambulance to Sinai Hospital, where they were treated for minor injuries, Hill said.

The cause of the accident was under investigation, Hill said.

Nick Shields

Essex

`High Society' staged at CCBC

The Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre will present the play High Society starting tonight at the Community College of Baltimore County, Essex.

Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays, through July 1. Tickets are $18 for general admission, $16 for seniors and $12 for children ages 12 and under. Group rates are available.

Information: 410-780-6369.

Seniors

Checks for farmers' markets

Baltimore County senior centers will begin distributing checks that can be used at farmers' markets.

The checks, for eligible seniors, will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis starting Monday. The checks may be used to purchase food at any authorized farmers' market in the state until Oct. 31.

Those who receive checks must be Maryland residents, show proof that they are 60 or older, and show income eligibility though association with such programs as food stamps, Medicaid or the foster grandparents program.

The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Maryland Department of Aging.

Information: 410-887-2594.

Countywide

Classes in crowd management

Training in helping crowds escape fires is being offered to employees of nightclubs and other places where large groups assemble, county fire officials said.

The "crowd manager" classes are offered by the the Baltimore County Office of the Fire Marshal at the county's Public Safety Building. Businesses where crowds gather are required by law to have employees who are trained in crowd management, according to county fire officials.

The classes are scheduled for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. July 11; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 15; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 19; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 17; and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 5.

Information: 410-887-4880.

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