In Baltimore County
Job-seekers can meet with 50 employers at Dundalk Armory
DUNDALK -- Area job-seekers will have the chance to talk with representatives from more than 50 employers at a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Dundalk Armory, 2101 North Point Blvd.
Businesses planning to participate include Creditrust Corp., Primerica Financial Services, MCI World Com, Baltimore Window Factory, Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore Police Department, the FBI, Bruning Paint Co., the Navy, Bradshaw Construction Corp., Home Depot, Electrolux and American Radiology Service.
The fair is free and open to anyone seeking employment or a career change. Employers interested in participating in the fair may register by calling 410-288-9232.
Student to discuss decline in alcohol-traffic deaths
TOWSON -- The national student of the year for Baltimore County's Students Against Destructive Decisions will lead a news conference today at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
Kelly Standiford will highlight the progress SADD has made reducing the number of alcohol-related traffic fatalities among teens.
The news conference, at 9: 30 a.m. on the Mall-side steps of the Capitol, will include more than 200 SADD members from around the country, and officials from national agencies that work closely with SADD, including the U.S. Department of Transportation and Recording Artists Against Drunk Driving.
Essex-Middle River fair scheduled to begin Friday
ESSEX -- The Essex-Middle River Fun Fair featuring rides, food and a petting zoo will open at 5 p.m. Friday in the 1800 block of Eastern Blvd.
The fair will run through Aug. 1 and will be where the Riverdale apartment complex stood. The apartments were razed after numerous complaints about substandard living and crime.
In Baltimore City
First-degree murder charge filed against teen in shooting
A 16-year-old Northwest Baltimore youth charged in a fatal shooting Friday was being held without bail yesterday at the Central Booking and Intake Center, police said.
Police said Charles Quincy Hill, 21, and his uncle Anthony Burgess, 35, both of the 5400 block of Nelson Ave. were shot about 5: 30 a.m. Friday in an alley behind the 3900 block of Rockfield Ave. shortly after an altercation with another male. Hill died of a chest wound a short time later at Sinai Hospital, where Burgess was in serious condition yesterday with a wound to the abdomen.
Garreth Anthony Parks of the 5500 block of Lynview Ave. was arrested near the shooting scene and charged with first-degree murder, police said.
Commission seeking fans for low-income city seniors
Baltimore's Commission on Aging and Retirement Education is seeking used fans to help low-income seniors who lack air conditioners keep cool.
The commission's "Catch a Breeze Program" tries to combat respiratory and other health problems that seniors face in summer heat, Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke said.
Donors can deliver fans to Waxter Senior Center at 1000 Cathedral St. Information: 410-396-1341.
Pub Date: 7/19/99