25 years ago The skipjack Rosie Parks, sailed by Capt...

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November 19, 1995|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

25 years ago The skipjack Rosie Parks, sailed by Capt. Orville H. Parks, yesterday won a thrilling if disputed match race in one of the workboat races at the sixth Chesapeake Appreciation Day held off Sandy Point Park and witnessed by about 4,000 people. -- The Sun, Nov. 1, 1970.

Anne Arundel County police are baffled by snipers who have fired three, and possibly five, shots during the past 10 days in the Linthicum-Linthicum Heights area, slightly wounding a motorist on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. -- The Sun, Nov. 19, 1970.

In 1962, a flight of swans caused a jetliner to crash near Friendship International Airport. Seventeen persons were killed. Scientists have now released a study showing the swans' flyways during their migration period so that airlines can route flights away from what is a narrow flyway. -- The Sun, Nov. 30, 1970.

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