An article in the Feb. 6, 1964, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian announced the arrival of a tool to help curb the spread of TB.
Chest x-ray cruiser is now located in the 13th District, at 5424 Carville avenue on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. and at 1060 Maiden Choice Lane on Friday , Feb. 7, from noon to 8 P.M.
Health officials recently reported that Maryland has one of the highest records for Tuberculosis in the Nation, while Baltimore City tops all other large cities in the United States in its rate of TB. In Baltimore County, there were 128 cases of TB found in 1963 as against 107 in 1962.
The facts, coupled with the requests of County Executive Spiro T. Agnew that all Food Service Employees in the County have their chests X-rayed by April 15, 1964, is the reason the two chest X-Ray Cruisers are now touring Baltimore County.
The old B. and O. Thomas Viaduct at Relay has been designated by a National Historic Landmark by Interior Secretary Udall, according to announcement by Congressman Clarence D. Long.
The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks will present the eighth annual Baseball Clinic on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9:30 A.M. to 3 P.M. at the new Lansdowne Senior High School, Third avenue and Hollins Ferry road. Local hosts for the Clinic will be the Lansdowne-Riverview Recreation Council.
Buses will leave Edmondson avenue and Colerair road at 9 A..M. on Friday, Feb. 14, to carry protestants to Towson to attend the public hearing on the rezoning of property at the northwest corner of Edmondson avenue and North Bend road. The protest is sponsored by the Meridale Little Farms Community Association.
75 Years Ago
An article in the Feb. 3, 1939 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian reported an unfortunate accident.
Two young women, Miss Genevieve Ford and Miss Katherine Braensen, were injured when they were struck by a skidding automobile as they stood beside their own stalled machine near their homes on Ridge road, Catonsville, Monday.
Police were called and an ambulance was summoned. Both women were taken to Bon Secours Hospital, suffering from possible fractures of the legs and other injuries.
James K. Legge of the 2700 block of Harlem avenue, Baltimore, who came to Catonsville last spring and set up a hennery, was arraigned before Magistrate John W. Loeber on Tuesday night and charged with cruelty to animals through failing to provide food for the chickens. Legge was found guilty and give an thirty-day suspended sentence.
Several weeks ago, when persons in the neighborhood of Legge's chicken plant noticed that he had stopped visiting the place, they made an investigation and found the chickens starved. A goat was also found on the premises, dead from strangulation at the end of a chain.
A Valentine party will be given for the Juniors of Dewey Lowman Post, American Legion, by Mrs. Marie Axp at her home, Belgrove road, Catonsville, next Saturday, February 11.