25 Years Ago* The Anne Arundel three-member liquor board...


October 09, 1994|By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

25 Years Ago

* The Anne Arundel three-member liquor board banned topless dancing acts in county alcoholic beverage outlets today. The county board's action also applies to "bottomless" performers. -- The Sun, Oct. 1, 1969.

* The state's secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene ordered Anne Arundel County yesterday to install and have operating an "adequate public refuse disposal system" by May 1970. Dr. Neil Solomon, the state health chief, also announced that all open burning in the county must end by Jan. 1, 1970. -- The Sun, Oct. 9, 1969.

* Joseph Alton, Jr., Anne Arundel County executive, announced that he will ask the County Council to use unanticipated surplus funds from the education budget to provide extra pay for teachers who perform additional school duties such as coaching. -- The Sun, Oct. 9, 1969.

* A two-alarm fire burned out a second-grade classroom in Glen Burnie Park Elementary School early yesterday. A fire department spokesman said damage costs could run up to $50,000. County arson investigators suspect a fire bomb was thrown through a window. -- The Sun, Oct. 27, 1969.

* The West Annapolis Fire Company, with 60 volunteer members, is negotiating to sell its property to the Anne Arundel County Department of Education and relocate in the county. Founded in 1924, it became part of the city system with annexation in 1951. -- The Sun, Nov. 1, 1969.

* America's only commercial sailing fleet, most built around the turn of the century, competed in the annual Chesapeake Appreciation Day races. The skipjack Rosie Parks, Capt. Orville H. Parks of Cambridge, won for the fifth straight time. The steadily decreasing fleet is now down to about 50 boats. -- The Sun, Nov. 2, 1969.

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