25 Years Ago (Week of June 15-21, 1969):* Two grants were...

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June 26, 1994|By Information for this column was compiled by Diane Mullaly from the Howard County Historical Society library.

25 Years Ago (Week of June 15-21, 1969):

* Two grants were provided by the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation of the Department of the Interior for the development of neighborhood parks in the county: $3,862.50, which would be matched by the county, was designated for developing a softball field and installing playground equipment at Elkridge Elementary School, and $3,347.50, also to be matched by the county, would provide playground equipment at the Savage Park site.

* Dr. Alfred J. Smith, president of Howard County Community College, spoke at ground-breaking ceremonies for the college's first building. 50 Years Ago (Week of June 18-24, 1944):

* Norman E. Moxley, Chief Airplane Spotter of Post 25A on Columbia Pike, announced that all spotters from his post would be awarded a certificate for honorable service.

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