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Regional Recap, November 2, 2010

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Police: Drunken Diaper-Wearing Man Seeking Candy Arrested. Maryland State Police said a drunken 47-year-old Florida man wearing a diaper was arrested for shouting profanities while trick-or-treating. State Police said Joseph David DiVanna, of Sarasota, Fla., was arrested at about 9:15 p.m. Sunday and charged with disorderly conduct.State Police said witnesses reported DiVanna cursed at adults and children in the Fox Chapel neighborhood of West Ocean City as he tried to get them to give him candy.

Fundraiser To Expand Peer Mentoring Program. A program that helps students with intellectual and developmental disabilities connect with their peers in school is looking to raise money to expand.The nationwide Best Buddies program benefits about 3,700 students across the state in 90 middle schools, high schools and colleges. It pairs a peer buddy with a special education student.”People with intellectual and developmental disabilities are often stereotyped and often marginalized in our society. They face social isolation. By having a friend, they gain confidence, they gain self-respect, they are able to socialize in public situations, and it allows them to grow,” said Best Buddies spokesman Vince Fiduccia.

2 Badly Burned In Bonfire Incident.Baltimore County fire officials said two men were seriously injured during a bonfire incident in Glen Arm early Sunday morning.Fire officials said a group of people was having an outdoor party shortly after 3 a.m. at a home at 11500 Wallace Drive when the bonfire began to die down.Fire Department spokeswoman Elise Armacost said someone threw nitrous oxide on the fire. Nitrous oxide is a highly flammable fuel used for powering remote control cars and other items.

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