Scrapbook
Compiled by Nicole Rodman
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 13:27
•   40 years ago (from The Dundalk Eagle of Nov. 28, 1974):
    Karen Beddows was crowned Miss Dundalk High School during a pageant at the school on Nov. 23. First runner-up was Nancy McJilton.
    Students of the Dundalk Day Care Center of Cleveland Avenue visited the set of The Romper Room School at WMAR-TV studios on Nov. 8. While there, students participated in activities led by Miss Sally and the Do Bee.
    Dundalk businessman Eldred Tinder received the Distinguished Service Award from the Independent Order of Odd Fellows during a meeting at the lodge hall in St. Helena.
    
•   30 years ago (from The Dundalk Eagle of Nov. 22, 1984):
    Ann Merritt, former Dundalk High School coach and field hockey star, was set to be the first woman inducted into the Greater Dundalk Sports Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was set for Nov. 25 at Dundalk Community College (now CCBC Dundalk).
    Two local High’s Dairy Stores suffered robberies in the course of a week.  A 14-year-old Sandlewood Road youth, armed with what later turned out to be a cap pistol, attempted to rob the High’s in the Dundalk Village Shopping Center on Nov. 14. He was later apprehended. The next day, the High’s in Logan Village was robbed by an unknown male suspect. That suspect remained at large.
    Stansbury Video/Stereo Center at Merritt Boulevard and Wise Avenue celebrated its 32nd anniversary with a sale on video cassette recorders (VCRs). A new VCR could be purchased at the store for $377 to $446.

•   20 years ago (from The Dundalk Eagle of Nov. 24, 1994):
    Bob Staab, a former state delegate and director of the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks, was appointed as the county’s chief of operating policy by incoming Baltimore County Executive C.A. Dutch Ruppersburger.
    Sparrows Point High School soccer player Jeff Harrison and Patapsco High School field hockey player Danette Edwards were named The Dundalk Eagle’s Top High School Athletes for the Fall 1994 season.
    Winners of Dundalk VFW Post 6694’s Voices of Democracy essay contest at Dundalk High School were first-place winner Erica Gee, second-place winner Elisa Nowicki and third-place winner Mary David.

•   10 years ago (from The Dundalk Eagle of Nov. 25, 2004):
    After years of community outcry, the vacant building at 7900 Dundalk Avenue was finally demolished. The demolition cleared the way for more parkland and an improved entrance to the Watersedge and Turner Station communities.
    Lindsey Goldsmith was named Miss Sparrows Point High School during a pageant at the school on Nov. 12. First runner-up was Ashley Hill.
    The Eastfield Blue under-8 soccer team went unbeaten to win the Southeast Area championship tournament, while Gray Charles won the under-12 Southeast Area soccer championship.