In Baltimore County
Five police officers to be promoted in ceremonies today
TIMONIUM -- Five members of the Baltimore County Police Department are scheduled to receive promotions in ceremonies at 10 a.m. today in the Vista Room at the Maryland State Fairgrounds.
They are Sgt. Michael J. Giannaccini, who will become a lieutenant assigned to the Wilkens Precinct; Cpl. Woodland M. Wilson III, promoted to sergeant, assigned to the Essex Precinct; Officer Craig A. Mitchell, promoted to corporal, assigned to the Wilkens Precinct; Officer Blanca E. Ramirez promoted to corporal, assigned to the western traffic division; and Officer Dawn M. Willett, promoted to corporal, assigned to the eastern traffic division.
Police arrest 2 youths wanted in W. Virginia
OWINGS MILLS -- Baltimore County police arrested two juveniles from West Virginia who are accused of stealing guns and were found at a family member's apartment in Owings Mills.
Police say that the two males, ages 16 and 17, stole weapons, ammunition and cigarettes from a Spencer, W.Va., store between Wednesday night and yesterday morning.
Acting on an informant's tip that one of the suspects might be at the relative's home on Rich Mar Road, county police closed the road for two hours yesterday. When the two suspects walked out police arrested them. The youths face charges in West Virginia.
Hopkins outpatient center to hold open house Sunday
WHITE MARSH - Johns Hopkins Medicine will dedicate its newest suburban outpatient center at 2 p.m. Sunday.
The 50,000-square-foot facility at 4924 Campbell Blvd., built on nearly 4 acres, houses a range of medical services, including specialty and primary care, a digital radiology center, eye-care services and a medical laboratory.
An open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. will feature tours of the building, health screenings, activities for youngsters and refreshments from White Marsh restaurants.
In Baltimore City
Boy Scouts of America selects new area president
John Maxwell has been selected by the Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America to be the group's new president and chief executive officer.
Maxwell, who had been a Scout executive in Lehigh Valley, Pa., has 26 years of experience with the Boy Scouts of America.
In his new position, which he assumed Sept. 15, Maxwell will work with 16,500 volunteer leaders, board members and parents while overseeing an organization that serves 73,000 young people in the metro area. The council is at 701 Wyman Park Drive.