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Unusual foam - detergent waste or farmland deposit - appears in Winters Run

As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, March 14, 1963: Heavy foam appeared on top of the waters of Winter's Run 50 years ago this week. The foam was checked by the state Water Pollution Control Commission and it was believed the foam was caused either by a heavy load of detergent waste or ammonia from an accumulation of farmland deposits in the water. Such types of water pollution were found throughout the United States but that was the first time such pollution was reported in Harford County. The Aberdeen Moose Lodge at Rogers and Franklin streets was the scene of a break-in. The burglars entered the building by cutting a hole in the roof. Inside the building a safe had...