25 Years Ago (week of March 29-April 4, 1970)* Doughnut...


April 09, 1995|By Diane Mullaly

25 Years Ago (week of March 29-April 4, 1970)

* Doughnut Corporation of America (DCA) Food Industries broke ground at the site of its new, million-dollar facility in the Baltimore-Washington Industrial Park in Jessup.

* Columbia's Village of Long Reach will be the site of a study aimed at developing new methods of erosion and sedimentation control.

50 Years Ago (Week of April 1-7, 1945):

* Twenty-one Ellicott City property owners were notified by the police of conditions on their property deemed health or fire hazards. One was an ongoing situation involving oil draining into the Tiber River.

* National Negro Health Week was observed at Cooksville High School with the presentation of an instructional program which explored various health-related topics. The county supervisor for colored schools participated in the program, as did local health and church officials.

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

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