25 Years Ago* Joseph W. Alton, Jr., the Anne Arundel...

January 10, 1993

25 Years Ago

* Joseph W. Alton, Jr., the Anne Arundel county executive, tonight declared himself opposed to the idea of electing the seven-member county school board. -- The Sun, Dec. 6, 1967.

* The Anne Arundel County school board edged toward a new fight with the county government today by approving a new elementary school in Crofton costing 30 to 40 percent more than the $1 million limit the county wants imposed on new schools. -- The Sun, Dec. 7, 1967.

* The Anne Arundel County Human Relations Commission has called for an intensified effort to hire Negroes in supervisory positions by the county Department of Recreation and Parks. The commission also suggested that the department give immediate consideration to the establishment of recreational programs in Mayo, Galesville, Jones and Shadyside. -- The Sun, Dec. 24, 1967.

Compiled by Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

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