As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, January 31, 1963:
The final development plan of the
Five persons were charged with their participation in a recent burglary of Baker's Garage at Chestnut Street. The group, which included three brothers, their sister and their uncle, was also being questioned about several other recent burglaries throughout Harford County. The family was being held on $1,500 bail on two charges of petty larceny and two counts of breaking and entering
A fire caused substantial damage to a building and equipment at a slate crusher plant near Whiteford operated by the Harford County Highways Department. Damage caused by the fire was expected to be several thousand dollars. A building which housed the crusher and feeder was burned down and the machinery inside damaged. An 80-foot conveyor belt, another shed and all the machinery inside were also damaged in the blaze.
The Custom Rancher of Joppatowne was awarded the "Home Builder of the Year" award by the Association of Home Builders. The award was presented to Leon Panitz of Panitz & Co. Inc., the builders of Joppatowne. The award was made to the builder who contributed the most to his community, charity and civic improvement through his endeavors.
Several hundred feet of copper wire was stolen from the Gatch Quarry and Stone Company near Churchville on Route 136.
The commissioners of Bel Air announced that Gerard Baxter, a Bel Air architect, was hired to draw the plans for a new town office building on Hickory Avenue. The commissioners instructed Baxter to design the building so that its construction cost would not exceed $80,000. A tentative date of October 1963 was set for completion of the building.
The Harford County Board of Education announced that it was purchasing 14 acres adjacent to
The board of directors for Harford Memorial Hospital announced its 1963 building program, which would add 50 additional beds, as well as a new X-ray department, cystoscopic room and an additional operating room.