GTCCA is lobbying Council Council to amend Towson infrastructure map to reflect failing intersection at York Road and Burke Avenue so the crossroads would not be exempt from downtown development moratorium.
The American Rosie the Riveter Association exists to recognize and preserve the history and legacy of working women during World War II. Their membership was expanded beyond the iconic Rosies that worked in shipyards and plants to include all women who contributed to the war effort by joining the workforce. Two Laurel Rosies are active members of the group, Wilma Foster and Lorraine Miller.
An effort to "Save Our Skipjack" is scheduled for Saturday, April 5 at the American Legion Post 47, 501 St. John St., Havre de Grace, 410-939-0234. The band "The Rowdy Boys" will entertain and Chesapeake Bay foods will be served. Tickets are $30.
By By Ron Browning and 410-939-6562; fax 410-939-1833
A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn at Security Boulevard has closed two outer loop traffic lanes and the outer loop right shoulder at 9:07 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Historically used for oyster dredging and long a part of Chesapeake Bay heritage, the skipjack is the official boat of Maryland, but only about a dozen are left in the state. One of those is the Martha Lewis.
The county-wide Ladies Auxiliary members met at Chesapeake City Fire Hall for their quarterly meeting March 13. Officers for 2014-2015 were installed by Nora Ryan of Perryville and Eileen Edelin of Singerly
Congratulations to Perryville High School's Chris Brown, who two weeks ago won his second regional wrestling title claiming the 120 pound title at the Class 1A–2A East Region Tournament at North Caroline High School and on Saturday won his first state title in the 1A-2A East. Way to go, Chris! Great job!
Residents in Morrell Park believe city and CSX rail officials considered them pushovers when they decided to build a 24/7 truck-and-train transfer depot in their backyards. Now the residents are out to prove the opposite, and are having some success.
After six years of lobbying by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Congress passed legislation in 1924 that provided for a bonus, based on length and place of service, to World War I veterans. Recipients who were due $50 or less were paid immediately, but, according to the legislation, the rest were to be paid in 1945, 21 years later. Veterans who came to Washington to protest the delay in bonus pay were called the "Bonus Army." After being driven out of Washingt, many Bonus Army