Posts Tagged ‘White Oak maryland’

Duckpin Bowling makes it’s last stand in White Oak

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016






While a seventh grader at Belt Junior High in the lat e 1960s a friend talked me into joining an afternoon duckpin bowling league. We played once a week after school at Tuffy Leemans’ Duckpin Bowling Alley located in the Glenmont Arcade of the Glenmont Shopping Center. Bowling was never considered a high brow sport but […]






The best kept secret in White Oak Maryand

Saturday, August 30th, 2014






I took a nice hike this week with my dog Ajax to White Oak’s Maryland’s best kept secret. It is the wonderful gorge and waterfalls located in the Northwest Branch Stream just south of where it goes under Colesville Road. I am amazed at how many of my neighbors and friends who have no idea that these falls exist.  […]






White Oak, Maryland finally gets it’s new police substation.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014






    Today I stopped by the new White Oak, Maryland District 3 police substation located at 1003 Milestone Drive. (corner of New Hampshire Ave and Route 29) Although the formal opening ceremony is not until June 7th, the officer on duty informed me that the station is up an running since about ten days ago.  It […]






What is happening to our oak trees in White Oak?

Thursday, April 10th, 2014






My wife and I started noticing the decline of the magnificent oak trees in our community about eight or nine years ago. We live in Hillandale Maryland which is known for its large number of mature oak trees. They are mostly red and white oaks but many other varieties are found in the area as […]






In our own backyard-The supersonic wind tunnel at FDA White Oak, Maryland

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014






  Although local residents are fully aware of the (now not so new) FDA facility in White Oak, very few people know about the supersonic wind tunnel that is located on the grounds. The facility called “Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9” is located behind the FDA buildings in a quite wooded sector of the campus. The […]