Catonsville defeated Granite in two games last Sunday. The scores were 4-2 and 9-2. Fine hurling and airtight defense work in both infield and outfield marked both victories, the Villagers outclassing their Second District rivals in all departments.

This Sunday, Catonsville will meet the Lansdowne club at Spring Grove in two games, first set to start at 2 P.M.

50 Years Ago

An article in the July 26, 1962 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian advertised an upcoming local production.


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The Lurman Players, a theatre group composed primarily of young people, will present "The Happy Time" at Catonsville Senior High School on August 2,3,4 at 8:30 P.M. Admission is one dollar and all proceeds will go to the Amphitheatre Fund, a division of the Catonsville Senior High Park Project.

"The Happy Time," by Samuel Taylor, is the story of a little boy's struggle to become a man in Ottawa in the early 1920's and concerns a French family, the Bonnards. When the play opens, it is Bibi's twelfth birthday.

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Detective Lt. Charles Rockenbaugh apprehended a 40-year-old Westchester avenue man after several boys and girls reported that the man fired a shot in the direction where they were playing on the Westchester school lot on July 19. He was charged with discharging a firearm and posted $103 bail. Hearing was set for July 25 at the Catonsville Police Court.

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Residents of Lansdowne, Riverview and surrounding area are preparing for their fourth annual Field Day, which will be held at the Riverview elementary school grounds this Saturday, July 28.

Sponsored by the Lansdowne-Riverview Recreation Council, the activities will start with a parade at 9:30 A.M. , assembling at the war memorial at Fifth and Washington avenues, moving east on Fifth avenue to Bero road and thence to the school grounds at Kellery road and Caladonia avenue.

The parade will include the Lansdowne, English Consul and Baltimore Highlands volunteer fire companies, Arbutus emergency truck, all beauty contestants, Jean O'Malley's sound truck, girls softball players, boys baseball players, boy scouts, Baltimore county auxiliary police and others.

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A rash of animal bites was reported to Wilkens police during the past week. Parents are advised to contact the Humane Society of Baltimore County if they see stray dogs running loose. In event a person is bitten, police should be notified immediately.

Material from archives courtesy of Catonsville Historical Society.