Lt. Gov.-elect Michael Steele will be the guest speaker at the Republican Central Committee of Baltimore County breakfast on Thursday.
Steele, who is heading the transition team for Gov.-elect Robert Ehrlich, is expected to discuss transition team activities.
The breakfast will be held at the Days Hotel Timonium, 9615 Deereco Road, from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Tickets are $13 each and reservations are required.
For more information or to make reservations, contact Kathleen Beadell at 410-561-8248 or Michelle Duffy Orr at 410-561-0596.
Man stabbed with syringe in Towson mall parking lot
A 43-year-old Bel Air man was treated and released from a local hospital after he was stabbed with a syringe at Towson Town Center.
The man was sitting in his vehicle at the mall Nov. 25 at 5:30 p.m. when he was approached the driver's side door by another man who asked to use his cellular phone, police said.
The driver agreed and handed over his phone. When the man was done using it, he handed it back to the driver, pointed to the passenger side door and asked, "What is that?," according to police.
As the driver looked over at the passenger side door, he felt a sharp pain in the left side of his neck, police said. An investigation revealed the driver had been struck by a syringe filled with an unknown clear liquid substance, police said.
The man did not try to rob the driver or take anything from him. The man walked away from the incident and was later apprehended on the other side of the mall, police said.
Mark Douglas Duncan, 44, of Anne Arundel County, was charged with first- and second-degree assault, police said.
The driver was taken to Greater Baltimore Medical Center where he was treated and released.
Children's illustrator to give slide show at library
Award-winning children's book illustrator Bryan Collier will discuss his work and narrate a slide presentation on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m., at the Towson library, 320 York Rd.
Collier's most recent illustrations appear in Marian Wright Edelman's "I'm Your Child, God." Personally autographed copies of that book will be available for sale.
The program is free and open to the general public. For further information, call 410-887-6196.