25 Years Ago (week of March 15-21, 1970)* A security plan...


March 26, 1995|By Diane Mullaly

25 Years Ago (week of March 15-21, 1970)

* A security plan was developed by Howard County police to be implemented during the coming trial of black militant leader H. Rap Brown, which is scheduled to be held in Ellicott City. Brown was charged with arson and inciting arson and riot in Cambridge, during the summer of 1967.

50 Years Ago (Week of March 18-24, 1945):

* The Board of County Commissioners appointed Charles Lotz to the position of police chief, 2nd District, at a salary of $1,800 per year.

* A proposal for a recreation program in county elementary schools was one of the principal topics discussed at a meeting of the Howard County PTA. It was proposed that a teacher trained in arts, crafts and indoor recreation be provided for each elementary school.

Information for this column was compiled by Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society's Library.

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