25 Years Ago (Week of Oct. 20-26, 1968):
* Representatives of Finland's public school system visited Glenwood Middle School to observe Howard County's new state-of-the art school building and learn about the teaching methods used.
* Store-front windows in three of Ellicott City's Main Street businesses (an antique shop, a laundromat and a restaurant) were broken; a Baltimore County youth was picked up and questioned by police regarding the incident.
50 Years Ago (Week of Oct. 24-30, 1943):
* The B&O; railroad completed renovation of the Ellicott City railroad station, renowned for being the first terminus of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.
* War Fund Drive workers canvassed Howard County for donations to meet the county's ambitious quota of $17,500. The nationwide quota for the drive was $25 million.