25 Years Ago (week of March 22-28, 1970)* A $15.1 million...


April 02, 1995|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 March 22-28, 1970)

* A $15.1 million school budget proposed by the superintendent of schools for 1970-71 was formally approved in a special meeting of the Howard County School Board.

50 Years Ago (Week of March 25-31, 1945):

* The Howard County sheriff and the state police raided a cock fight arena in the Elkridge area. Sixty men were arrested, and 16 game roosters were confiscated and turned over to the Howard County Animal Welfare Society. * In a test of Sunday "blue laws," William J. Brendel, John A. Zufall (Happy Johnny) and George J. Horn were arrested Sunday following a performance at Brendel's Manor Park. They were charged with "permitting a person to do certain work and labor on the Lord's Day, commonly called Sunday."

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