25 Years Ago (Week of June 29-July 5, 1969):* The concept...


July 10, 1994|By Information for this column was compiled by Diane Mullaly from the Howard County Historical Society library.

25 Years Ago (Week of June 29-July 5, 1969):

* The concept of a parent-child center for poverty-level families in Ellicott City was being studied. The center would be part of an outreach program which would provide day care for pre-schoolers, as well as advice and assistance for entire families.

50 Years Ago (Week of July 2-8, 1944):

* Area residents eager to hear Roy Acuff and his Smokey Mountain Boys caused a major traffic jam on Frederick Road east and west of Brendel's Manor Park, where the group was performing.

* The Howard County Animal Welfare Society conducted a county-wide membership drive. A supporting membership with voting privileges costs $5 per year. An active membership was $2 and an associate membership $1.

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