December 12, 2012
An early-morning fire in Brooklyn sent four people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, including one firefighter and three occupants of the house. According to Baltimore City Fire Department Chief Kevin Cartwright, the one-alarm fire broke out about 4:20 a.m. in a dwelling in the 800 block of Glade Court in Brooklyn. According to Cartwright, units responded to find a two-story dwelling with smoke and fire visible, and crews put out the fire by 4:35 a.m. Cartwright said one adult and two children suffered mild smoke inhalation, were evaluated at the scene and transported to Harbor Hospital for additional treatment.
July 24, 2012
Three IronBirds hurlers combined to toss a five-hit-shutout on Monday night, helping Aberdeen end a five-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Cyclones in Brooklyn. Aberdeen starter Sebastian Vader (1-4) got his first win, going six innings. He surrendered five hits, struck out two and walked five. Jose Nivar tossed two innings out of the bullpen, holding the Cyclones to a pair of hits, striking out one and walking a pair. IronBirds closer Tom Winegardner got his first save by tossing a perfect ninth inning, striking out two of the three hitters he faced.
April 30, 2011
A 91-year-old man died after he was struck by a pickup truck in Brooklyn while riding a mobility scooter, according to Anne Arundel County Police. According to the initial investigation, Charles Oliver Fretwell Sr. of Brooklyn was traveling southbound on Hammonds Lane and crossed toward Upland Street when he was struck by a Toyota Tundra driven by Frances James Hall, 58, of Baltimore, police said. Fretwell had been in the crosswalk, said Lt. Frank Tewey, Anne Arundel County Police spokesman.
May 25, 2011
The Death Set's upward rise in the last five years, as electric and spazzoid as its own music, was zapped two years ago when founding member Beau Velasco died of a drug overdose. But Johnny Siera, the group's other founder, still pressed ahead. In March, the Death Set released a new album, "Michel Poiccard," that was inspired by Velasco's death. "It's trying to celebrate his presence and his life rather than mourn it," said Siera, who performs two shows Saturday at the Windup Space with drummer Jahphet Landis and guitarist Dan Walker.
August 21, 1995
Harbor Hospital Center will sponsor a dedication ceremony for the opening of the Greater Brooklyn Center on Aug. 28.Tours of the new center will begin at 5 p.m., and light refreshments will be served.The center, a cooperative effort of Harbor Hospital and various commu-nity groups, will provide adult and pediatric primary care services.
November 24, 1994
Man awakens to find his home burglarizedA Brooklyn Park man told county police that his home was burglarized Monday morning by someone who entered through the kitchen door, authorities said.The thieves apparently raised an unlocked kitchen window, then reached in and unlocked the adjacent kitchen door sometime between 1:30 a.m. and 9 a.m., Ray Joseph Shadle, 19, told police.Reported stolen were an $890 Sharp color television set, a $260 videocassette recorder and other items worth $180, police said.