There's still time to pay a visit to Santa this Saturday and Sunday at the Holiday House.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Dianne Burch
Thursday, December 20, 2012
On Friday, Jan. 3, 1947, the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian ran this photo with the following caption: “More than a hundred members of Brownie and Intermediate Girl Scout Troops of the Catonsville area gathered at the community tree and the fire-police building on the afternoon of December 24 to sing Christmas carols. The tuneful and colorful event took place between 4 and 4:30 p.m. Singing was led by Mrs. James D. Booth of Oak Hill Road. The affair was one of the highlights of the Christmas celebration here.” That was 55 years ago and Catonsville residents are still enjoying Christmas festivities in the heart of the village. This year marked the 19th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony the Saturday after Thanksgiving next door to the …
Meeting to discuss plan to improve lower Patapsco watershed.
Baltimore County’s Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability is holding a public meeting from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Catonsville Library to discuss the Lower Patapsco River Small Watershed Action Plan (SWAP). The purpose of the plan is to identify ways to improve water quality and natural habitats in the watershed, and to outline opportunities for residents to get involved in watershed improvement activities. Communities within the Lower Patapsco watershed include Catonsville, Arbutus, Halethorpe, Baltimore Highlands, Lansdowne, Rosemont, St. Denis, Relay, and Catonsville Manor, among others in Baltimore County, and Ellicott City and Elkridge in Howard County. The Feb. 28 meeting is the third and final meeting the …