In Baltimore CountyDundalk school raises memorial funds...


In Baltimore County

Dundalk school raises memorial funds for family killed in fire

DUNDALK -- Pupils and faculty at Holabird Middle School have raised $1,700 for a memorial fund set up in honor of four pupils killed in a house fire Sept. 3 in Dundalk.

A carwash organized by the Student Government Association and a bake sale organized by the PTA at the school Sept. 11 raised money for the Jamison-McCready Family Fund.

Raymond Jamison Jr., Jacob Jamison, James McCready Jr. and Brandon McCready were pupils at Holabird Middle School and nearby Norwood Elementary School, where pupils, parents and staff hope to raise enough money for a $45,000 memorial playground.

Board of Education scheduled to meet tomorrow

TOWSON -- The Baltimore County Board of Education will meet tomorrow at the Greenwood campus, school officials said.

An open session will begin at 5 p.m., followed by a closed session to consider personnel matters. At 7: 30 p.m., the public meeting will resume.

The Greenwood campus is at 6901 Charles St.The public is invited to the open sessions.

Schools are closed today in observance of holiday

TOWSON -- Spokesman Charles Herndon said public schools will be closed today in observance of Yom Kippur, the day of atonement and holiest day of the year for the Jewish people.

In Baltimore City

Schmoke declares October Arts and Humanities Month

Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke has declared October Baltimore's Arts and Humanities Month. The Mayor's Advisory Committee on Art and Culture will present a monthlong celebration, showcasing the city's artistic and cultural community and its impact on the region.

The opening event will be "Arts on Parade" at the Fells Point Fun Festival on Oct. 2 and 3. Other festivities include free Saturday workshops for children ages 7 to 15 at Enoch Pratt Free Library branches. Information: 410-396- 4575.

Male resident pleads guilty to assaults at nursing home

A male resident has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two elderly female residents of Lorien Frankford Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Northeast Baltimore, the Maryland attorney general's office said.

Keith A. Lewis, 45, pleaded guilty Friday in Baltimore Circuit Court to two counts of a third-degree sexual offense.

At the time of the assaults in June, Lewis was residing at the facility, pending charges in an unrelated sexual assault in Baltimore. A judge ordered him released from the city jail for an undisclosed medical condition and sent to Lorien.

Pub Date: 9/20/99

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