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Ehrlich reappoints 1, names 2 others to school board


TOWSON - Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. has reappointed one member of the Baltimore County school board, and named a new student member and a replacement for a member who had served the maximum two terms.

Ehrlich reappointed last week John Hayden, a Towson lawyer. He named Joy Shillman, a Pikesville resident who has served on the school system's Ethics Review panel, to replace Sanford V. Teplitzky, whose second term expired. County Executive James T. Smith Jr. had recommended both for school board seats.


Ehrlich also named Towson High School student Francesca Cirincione for a one-year term.

2 companies to get loans from county to relocate

TOWSON - Baltimore County has approved $225,000 in economic development loans to help companies in Dundalk and Reisterstown relocate and upgrade their facilities.

Klima Electric Inc. will get a $75,000 loan to help purchase a vacant building on Pinewood Road in Dundalk, and Individual Corporate Services Inc. will receive $150,000 to purchase and make improvements to an office on Glyndon Road in the Reisterstown Commercial Revitalization District.

The loans, announced last week, are designed to encourage private-sector investment and job creation, said Economic Development Director David S. Iannucci.

Senior center needs vendors for flea market, craft sale

OVERLEA - Overlea Fullerton Senior Center, 4313 Fullerton Ave., is seeking vendors for its flea market and craft sale, scheduled for 8 a.m. Sept. 7.

Vendor spaces are available for $10 while they last. Setup time will be 7 a.m.


Information or space reservations: 410-887-5220.

Trash/recycling schedules being mailed to 6,000 homes

TOWSON - Residents in the Rosedale-White Marsh area, whose trash/recycling collection schedules expire in about two weeks, are to receive their new four-year schedules in the mail this month. About 6,000 households will get the schedule in an informational booklet, "Your Guide to Baltimore County's Trash & Recycling Program."

This is the second of 18 schedule and booklet distributions by the Bureau of Solid Waste Management through March 2005.

In Baltimore City

Two historic sites in city among grant recipients


The National Park Service has awarded new grants to 19 Maryland sites as part of its Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network Program, including two historic venues in Baltimore, Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes announced last week.

The USS Constellation Museum will receive $57,400 to create an audio tour for visitors on the historic ship berthed at Harborplace. During the tour, characters will tell stories about the ship's construction and life aboard it.

The Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine will receive $56,000 to produce a guide to the Chesapeake Campaign of the War of 1812. Other grant recipients include the Annapolis Maritime Museum and Havre de Grace Decoy Museum.

Unidentified man found fatally shot in street

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man found shot in the head early yesterday in Southwest Baltimore, city police said.

The victim - whose name and age had not been released by last night - was found shot lying in the 800 block of Carroll St. just after 1:15 a.m., police said.


Youth hockey club signing players for three age groups

The deadline to sign up for the Patterson Park division of the Baltimore Youth Hockey Club is Sept. 1.

The league will be divided into three age groups: Mites, 7 and 8; Squirts, 9 and 10; and Peewees, 11 and 12. All the teams are called the Baltimore Stars. Teams will practice once a week and compete once a week for 15 weeks. Games will be played at the DiPietro rink in Patterson Park.

Interested families should call 410-426-4242 or visit www.byh