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James Stewart
Looking back 50 years: Futures of Bainbridge, Civil Defense grabbed headlines

From the pages of the Havre de Grace Record dated Thursday morning, Sept. 28, 1961: The big news, at least judging from the size of the blaring headline, was Civil Defense. "Civil Defense Mass Meeting Set," it said, accompanied by the smaller headline: "County Unit Swamped With Requests For Information." A public meeting was scheduled for Oct. 4 at Bel Air High School and it was hoped those who had questions would travel to the county seat for information. The other two hot topics on the front page were "Mass Rally To Promote Full Use Of Bainbridge By Navy" and "Sewage Discharge In Shore Channel At Stake In Bay." They would be news stories of...