County distributing schedules for trash collection, recyclingIn...


County distributing schedules for trash collection, recycling

In Baltimore County

TOWSON -- County officials are distributing recycling and trash collection schedules this month to homes in parts of Arbutus, Catonsville and Perry Hall.

The schedules are being placed on residents' front doors with packets of information in white plastic bags marked "New Trash & Recycling Schedule." The packets include refrigerator magnets printed with the schedules.

The long-term schedules are being distributed in 18 areas until February 2001. Information: 410- 887-2000.

Fire Museum of Maryland to offer 'Escape' program

LUTHERVILLE -- The Fire Museum of Maryland will offer "The Great Escape," a program on how to plan, prepare and practice fire drills, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 1301 York Road.

The exhibit for Fire Prevention Week will simulate a fire emergency with smoke and strobe lights in a homelike setting. Children and adults can learn how to escape from a fire and give accurate information to a 911 operator.

Information: 410-321-7500.

School will present program honoring grandparents

TOWSON -- Fifth District Elementary School in Baltimore County will honor grandparents with pictures and displays at 9: 15 a.m. Friday.

More than 250 grandparents are expected to attend the program, which administrators hope will teach pupils to value the experiences of their elders.

Information: Deanna Sakellaris at 410-887-1726. Fifth District Elementary School is at 3725 Mount Carmel Road, Upperco.

In Baltimore City

Cardin, Cummings to hold town meeting on health bill

Reps. Benjamin L. Cardin and Elijah E. Cummings, Baltimore Democrats, will sponsor a town hall meeting on a patients rights bill at 7: 30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Good Samaritan Hospital's Parker Center, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd.

The bipartisan bill would provide access to emergency care and the right to appeal a denial of care to an independent review board. Patients who have had difficulty getting care from an HMO or managed care provider will join the congressmen at the meeting.

Catonsville company gives $50,000 to high school

Cardinal Gibbons High School in Southwest Baltimore received a $50,000 gift that will provide four-year scholarships for students.

The money was given by Catonsville-based Senior Campus Living, which manages large retirement communities in Maryland, including Charlestown in Catonsville.

Andrew Aldi, the company's chief operating officer, said the money will go to students ages 14 to 18 demonstrating academic achievement and social responsibility who would be unable to attend the parochial school for financial reasons.

Pub Date: 9/27/99

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