Recycling bins are on sale at city yard on Kane Street

CITY / COUNTY DIGEST

January 12, 2008

Additional single-stream recycling bins are available from the Baltimore Department of Public Works at the city's yard at 111 Kane St., across from Patterson High School.

The yellow bins will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. The 18-gallon bins cost $5; the 25-gallon bins are $6.

City officials ordered 10,000 bins last month but ran out on the first distribution day. An additional 20,000 bins were ordered.

Anne Arundel

: Harmans

Pickup hits tree; driver is killed

A Hanover man was killed when he lost control of his pickup truck and slammed into a tree in Harmans, Anne Arundel County police said yesterday.

Tommie Edwin Thomas, 62, of the 7700 block of Siden Drive was driving southeast on Ridge Chapel Road about 11 a.m. Thursday, police said, when he missed a curve, overcorrected, crossed the oncoming lane and struck a large tree. He was declared dead at Baltimore Washington Medical Center.

Baltimore County

: Gaither Road

Girl, 14, missing since Thursday

Baltimore County police said yesterday they were searching for a 14-year-old girl who has been missing since Thursday afternoon.

Aundr'a Zonda Green of the 3400 block of Gaither Road was last seen at home at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. About midnight, her family realized she was no longer there, police said.

Investigators said that the teenager had been communicating with a man claiming to be 20 years old through her MySpace page, but they do not know whether that has anything to do with her disappearance.

Police ask that anyone with information about the teenager's disappearance call the department's Woodlawn precinct, 410-887-1340.

Parkville

2 children reported missing are found

Police yesterday found two children who had been reported missing Thursday night in Parkville.

Baltimore County police found the boys - Vincent Liu, 4, and Jia Jun Liu, 7 - at the home of a family friend in Idlewood, a North Baltimore neighborhood. The friend had agreed to watch the children Thursday afternoon at their mother's request, Cpl. Michael Hill, a Police Department spokesman, said yesterday.

"There was no indication at any time that there was any crime involved," he said.

Jennifer McMenamin

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