25 Years Ago (week of Nov. 2-8, 1969)* The Howard County...


November 13, 1994|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. 2-8, 1969)

* The Howard County school board, faced with the fact that school site acquisition and land preparation would cost $5 million over the next 10 years, proposed to the county planning board that developers of new towns and planned communities be required to donate school sites ready for construction.

* Construction at the General Electric Appliance Park in Columbia was halted as a result of GE's nationwide labor problems. Six workers from GE's Baltimore facility set up picket lines at each of the entrances to the Columbia site. 50 Years Ago (Week of Nov. 5-11, 1944):

* J. Booker Clark Jr. returned to Ellicott City following his honorable discharge from the Royal Air Force. He had been stationed in England for three years, and had received a commendation from the wing commander of his unit.

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