Police seek help identifying suspect in two bank robberies
TOWSON - Baltimore County police are asking for help in identifying a man they believe robbed two banks in Towson last month.
The first robbery occurred Aug. 25 at the SunTrust Bank in the first block of W. Pennsylvania Ave. The second occurred Aug. 30 at a Provident Bank branch inside a Metro Food Market in the 800 block of Goucher Blvd. In both instances, police said the man implied he had a gun and handed the teller a note demanding money.
Anyone with information about the robberies should call Baltimore County police at 410-887-2198 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888.
Probation officer to speak at MADD meeting Sept. 19
TOWSON - The Northern Maryland chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will hold its general meeting Sept. 19.
The speaker will be a probation officer from U.S. District Court of Maryland. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. at the MADD office, 7400 York Road, Room 109.
The public is invited. Information: 410-321-MADD (6233).
Kids Safety Day planned Sept. 23 at college
DUNDALK - Kids Safety Day will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 23 at the Dundalk campus of Community College of Baltimore County.
The event will feature interactive exhibits on topics such as playground and bike safety and poison prevention. A child safety seat check will be available, along with entertainment, food, games and prizes.
Safety day is sponsored by the Baltimore County Fire Department, the Department of Health, Johns Hopkins Children's Center and CCBC's Dundalk campus. Parking and admission are free. Information: 410-887-4876.
In Baltimore City
Constellation to start Defenders' Day activities
The Constellation is scheduled to sail tomorrow from Pier 1 at the Inner Harbor to Fort McHenry and back, beginning at noon, in its first "turn-around voyage."
The voyage will begin a weekend of activities commemorating Defenders' Day, which marks the British bombardment of Fort McHenry in the War of 1812, the event that inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner."
New Directions offering career counseling services
Maryland New Directions is offering career counseling services, computer access and a research library for single parents and anyone older than 21 who is divorced, separated or widowed.
The "Starting Over" services, which are free, are geared to people who are unemployed or underemployed.
Orientation programs are scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 27 at the nonprofit group's headquarters, 2220 N. Charles St. Appointments: 410- 235-8800.