25 Years Ago (Week of Nov. 24-30, 1968):* A double arrest...


December 05, 1993|By Information for this column was compiled by Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society's library.

25 Years Ago (Week of Nov. 24-30, 1968):

* A double arrest at the Brass Buckle Boutique on Ellicott City's Main Street led to the confiscation of 20 pounds of marijuana and $100 worth of hashish. The state's attorney handling the case stated that these arrests eliminated a "major supply" of narcotics.

* The Howard unit of the Salvation Army announced the opening of the seventh annual Christmas Clearing House, to provide help for less fortunate county residents during the holiday season.

50 Years Ago (Week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 1943):

* As the county commissioners prepared the 1944 levy, their office was flooded with letters requesting that the pay bonus for teachers adopted in 1943 be continued in 1944. A delegation of parents appeared before the commissioners to echo the plea.

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