3 injured as car crashes into Bill's Produce


Four people, including a 2-year-old child, were examined for possible injuries after the car in which they were riding went out of control and struck a Westminster building about 9:12 p.m. Thursday.

Police said Rita Jayesh Jani, 34, of the 100 block of Marydell Drive, was driving a 1990 Subaru Legacy north on Washington Road at East Main Street when she failed to control her speed and struck the side of Bill's Produce.

Two of the occupants, identified as Kumndben P. Shah, 74, and Prabhudas Shah, 79, were taken to Carroll County General Hospital for treatment of chest pains.

Kumndben Shah was admitted to the hospital in fair condition. Prabhudas Shah was treated and released, hospital officials said.

Police said Rita Jani suffered minor injuries, which were treated at the scene by a medic unit.

The child, Ami J. Jani, was not injured.

All three adults in the vehicle were wearing safety belts, and the child was in a safety seat, police said.

Needy families get help from workshop

The New Choices Workshop, for recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 26 in the conference room of Carroll Community College's 300 S. Center St. Annex in Westminster.

The workshop, sponsored by the college's Displaced Homemaker Program, teaches problem-solving skills and parenting tips, including immunization and health guidelines and how to keep children in school.

Participants receive lunch and a training stipend for transportation and child care. Registration is required. Information: 876-9617.

AH; Piney Run Park offers boating safety class

Piney Run Nature Center will offer an eight-hour certification course, "Boating Safety Education," from 7 p.m. to 9:40 p.m. Tuesdays, May 18 through June 1, at 30 Martz Road, Eldersburg.

Any person born on or after July 1, 1972 who operates a registered or documented pleasure vessel on Maryland waters must have a Boating Safety Education certificate.

Participants must be 12 or older. Those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Upon receiving a passing test score, the certificate will be issued. A $5 facility use fee that must be paid within a week of preregistration.

& Information: 795-6043.


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