Compiled by Nicole Rodman
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:37
•   40 years ago (from The Dundalk Eagle of Nov. 21, 1974):
    Ron and Gloria Bradley were chosen as Outstanding Volunteers of the Year and Dale Grimes Jr. was named Teen Volunteer of the Year at the annual Fort Howard  Volunteer of the Year Banquet.
    The Dundalk High School Owls boys soccer team beat Glen Burnie 3-1 to win the Class AA State Soccer Championship.
    Broadship Road resident Cecilia Darby celebrated her 80th birthday on Oct. 21. She marked the occasion at a party with family and friends.
•   30 years ago (from The Dundalk Eagle of Nov. 15, 1984):
    The Dundalk Chamber of Commerce honored Precinct 12 officer Edward Kevin Geiger as Policeman of the Year and Eastview Station’s Charles C. Phillips as Fireman of the Year during an awards banquet on Nov. 9.
    Battle Grove Elementary School celebrated its 25th anniversary with a ceremony, refreshments and historical display at the school on Nov. 11.
    Dundalk Hawks wrestlers Louis Bonincontri, Duane Sherman and Wesley Souders won championship titles at the St. Mark’s Wrestling Tournament in Wil-mington, Del. on Nov. 10.
•   20 years ago (from The Dundalk Eagle of Nov. 17, 1994):
    Sparrows Point’s Bethlehem Steel plant made its first public hiring call in 15 years. The call was made due to attrition, an aging workforce and an increased demand for steel.
    Congregants of St. George’s and St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church celebrated as the Rev. Jansen String became the new pastor of the church. String was welcomed with a service and dinner.
    Bruce Mills, Bill Gedden, Bob Staab and Rick Eshmont were inducted into the Greater Dundalk Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Nov. 13.

•   10 years ago (from The Dundalk Eagle of Nov. 18, 2004):
    General Motors announced that the company’s GMC Safari and Chevrolet
Astro models would be discontinued, leading to the closure of the Broening Highway plant that assembled the models.  More than a thousand employees were expected to lose their jobs. (The General Motors plant was closed in May 2005.)
    The Sparrows Point High School girls soccer team beat Queen Anne’s 3-2 to win the state Class 1A semifinals. The team was set to face Tuscarora of Frederick County at UMBC on Nov. 20.
    Leo “Bo” Eibner, James Parrish, Louis Dobies and Tom Mullaney were tapped as the Greater Dundalk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2004. The four were set to be inducted on Nov. 20.