25 Years Ago* The State Roads Commission announced plans...


August 22, 1993

25 Years Ago

* The State Roads Commission announced plans to build a central depot in Anne Arundel County for increased efficiency in handling of highway equipment and supplies. It will be constructed on 34 acres just south of Friendship International Airport. -- The Sun, Aug. 15, 1968.

* Senior Girl Scout Rosetta Hillary of Anne Arundel County represented the Girl Scout Council of Central Maryland at the International Girl Scout/Girl Guide Conference on Citizenship held in Potomac. -- The Sun, Aug. 15, 1968.

* Donna Schillinger, 17, of Severn, was crowned Anne Arundel County Farm Bureau Queen by Mrs. Leslie Maynard of Gambrills. She is a 1968 graduate of Glen Burnie High School. -- Anne Arundel County Kuethe Library files, Aug. 22, 1968.

* The Maryland Chief of Police Association's annual conference will be held in Annapolis Aug. 22-24. Some 60 law enforcement agencies will be present. Elmer Hagner, police chief of the Anne Arundel Police Department, is the president of the Maryland Chiefs Association. -- The Sun, Aug. 22, 1968.

* A section of Route 175 recently reconstructed through Odenton is finally being lighted after a year of effort. The Odenton Chamber of Commerce, the Odenton Improvement Association, and County Executive Joseph W. Alton pooled their efforts to solve the problem. -- The Sun, Aug. 29, 1968.

75 Years Ago

* Articles of incorporation of the "Severna Park Improvement Association" of Anne Arundel County were filed yesterday. The association has been formed for the general development of the settlement known as Severna Park on the line of the Maryland Electric Railways. -- The Sun, Sept. 1, 1918.

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

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