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Fire department to hold food drive for the needy


The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring a food basket drive for needy families in the Elkridge area. The department is asking residents to donate food to help defray the costs of about 30 baskets.

Items needed are canned gravy, dressing mix, cranberry sauce, sauerkraut, green beans, canned sweet potatoes or yams, other vegetables and juices.

Drop off nonperishables at the fire station, 6275 Old Washington Road, Elkridge.

To donate a turkey, margarine and frozen pies, call Capt. Joe Slavotinek at 796-1624 or the station at 313-4901.


* Ellicott City: 4900 block of Harrogate Road: A woman cleaning a model home early Friday morning saw a man peering in through a set of French doors. Police are unsure if the man, whose face was covered by a scarf, was a "Peeping Tom" or a prowler.

* Elkridge: 8300 block of Lincoln Drive: A vandal shattered the rear window of a beige 1984 Oldsmobile Thursday or Friday.

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