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Young brings pragmatism, passion to council presidency, supporters say
Young brings pragmatism, passion to council presidency, supporters say

Councilman Bernard C. "Jack" Young stopped by an elementary school in his East Baltimore district Friday morning to meet with a group of concerned constituents - the school's fifth-grade leadership team. The children led Young on a tour of the Dr. Bernard Harris Sr. Elementary School playground, pointing out graffiti, vandalized benches, a basketball court without a basket and a mattress that had been dumped on the grounds. Young, who is expected to be named council president tonight, said he had a schedule packed with meetings and interviews, but started making calls to get the playground repaired. Young, 55, is one of the council's most outspoken - and unpredictable -...

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