Mr. and Mrs. F.F. Rockwell of Bridgefield, N.J., spent several days recently with Mr. and Mrs. Edmundson Reynolds, Arlington Avenue. Mr. Rockwell is Garden Editor of the New York Times. Mrs. Rockwell, who has written several treatises on flowers, gave a lecture on Flower Arrangement at the University of Maryland during her stay here. On Tuesday, Mrs. Reynolds and Mrs. Rockwell visited the Art Class of the Woman's Club of Relay, and later in the day motored to Frederick, Md., to visit Miss Margaret Reynolds, who is a student at Hood College.

50 Years Ago

An article in the April 11, 1963, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a woman who would not be parted from her pocketbook.

Mrs. Cecelia Murphy of Howard avenue notified police that two young men approached her about 8:40 P.M. on Tuesday, April 2 while she was walking south on Melvin avenue near Frederick road and one of them attempted to grab her pocketbook. In the scuffle, she was knocked to the sidewalk and sustained bruises on both knees and her left hand. The youths failed to get the purse.


A fight between a group of boys from Catonsville Senior High School and another group from Catonsville Junior High School which took place last week on Bloomingdale avenue near Bloomsbury avenue resulted in injuries to Robert Hooper, Jr., of Braeside road. When the boy arrived home, he called his mother who is employed. She took him to St. Agnes Hospital for treatment.


While on a routine check of business places on March 31 at 6 A.M. Officers Frank E. Nauman and Lawrence O'Rourke discovered that a door had been forced open at a milk bar at Ingleside avenue and Johnnycake road. The manager said that $50 had been removed from the cash register.


William Koppelmann, 52, of Oakland road, was removed in the Catonsville Fire Department ambulance to St. Agnes Hospital on Sunday, March 31 after he slipped and injured an ankle at a dance at Frederick road and Beaumont avenue.

Material from archives courtesy of the Catonsville Historical Society.