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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - January 21, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               HOWELL MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 20707 lie Capital Tomorrow's About SB For page 9. VOL. Cl NO. 17 JANUARY 25 Cents County OKs growth plan GOOD DONTFORGer The county's crisis evacua- tion plans will be discussed at the meeting of the Anne Arun- del Police-Community Rela- tions Council Southern District at 8 tonight at the Southen District Police 2972 Solomon's Island Road. AREA Undercover city and state police make arrests in down- town burglaries and muggings. Page 29. TALK OF THE TOWN How do you spell Page 29. SOUTH COUNTY He's not Abraham but he lives in a log cabin. HEALTH Teen pregnancy and medical malpractice insurance are two of the most significant health issues facing the General As- sembly. 6. SAFETY Beware of carbon monoxide dangers. Page 7. BUSINESS Legislators are asked for re- lief from crippling liability in- surance ntekJPtge 11. ENTERTAINMENT treats the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. lovingly. Page 27. STATE Old Court owner Jeffrey Lev- itt the Court of Appeals to delay his jail term. Page 4. NATION The Sonth's rural blacks los- ing despite growing economy. Page 2. Weak demand and growing supply sent the price of oil to a six-year low. Page 3. NAVY Navy clobbers Delaware. Ptgell. GEORGETOWN Georgetown defeats Villano- 76.72. Page 19. PEOPLE Comedian Jteorge Bams ush- ered in his 80th birthday Mon- day with a walk around a a game of a good cigar and a dry quip. feel the same way I did when I was he told his Irvin Fein. who has had enough 190th birth- day parties tin recent I days to wear lout a young- ler be- Igan the day a half- .mile walk 1 around the _ UwimmlBg pool oJiis Beverly Hffls home. The stir of the ffins is and tad Graft Burns and Greek TV rits in the to bis BoQywood Be had a photo wesrt to Inch tome said. That was followed by a nap baton a quiet birthday dinner LOTTERY Nonbart draws mi-mi. INDEX Cttoatar SaabVi Ada By CHRISTINE NEUBERGER Staff Writer Atop a wave of runaway the County Council yesterday adopt- ed a 20-year plan designed to curb shoreline development and preserve the rural nature of south county. With the deadline for adopting a new plan four days the council voted unanimously to approve the updated General Development also sanctioning industrial park growth and business expansion in heavily developed north county. for my and for most of the I think it will be a good guideline for said Sets the stage for next 20 years Council Chairman Virginia P. Cla- D-West River. The following months of deliberation and paves the way for countywide comprehen- sive slated for 1987. something that citizens are happy with and can be proud said Councilman Theodore J. Sopho- D-Lintbicum. going to control growth and make growth more the plan is aimed at reducing home construction along the county's 437 miles of an effort expected to help fight further pollution of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. It lowers the density of housing from up to five to a maximum of two dwellings per acre on about acres of waterfront and almost as much acreage upland. The reduction translates into fewer or fewer persons. The lowered residential densities are partly intended to match re- duced population projections. In the county projected a population of by the year 2000. planners believe the county will grow at a much slower rate than was forecast- ing a population of only by the turn of the century. While the plan is designed to cur- tail home building on the waterfront and resist it in south the document stamps the county's ap- proval on commercial and industrial growth elsewhere. In north the new guidelines reflect the shift in county economic development efforts away from heavy industry toward of- fice and manufacturing operations. The plan is designed to encourage more intense use of about acres for industrial mainly near the Baltimore-Washington International Airport. The limited in- dustrial development along Dorsey Road in response to residents' com- plaints about traffic problems. on Page CoL RON PERSON OF THE YEAR Photo by RON LYONS with some of the awards he has received during his 10 years of coaching In the Peninsula Athletic League. Coach reserves his free time for kids By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer The fans at Peninsula Athletic League football games can always tell how coach Ron Lyons' team is doing all they have to do is watch his cigar. he looks like a steam engine puffing up and down the they're in says bis wife Ruth. if he's just it's With his trademark sunglasses and the 41-year-old director of the P.A.L. has puffed and paced his way through 10 seasons seasons his wife says run from about Aug. 1 to July 31. Recently given the Youth Football Award by the Touchdown Lyons now has another award to add to his growing collec- tion of plaques and trophies. For bis unptintfng and unselfish commit- ment to the youth of Anne Arundel he has been named The Capital's first annual of the As volunteers Lyons is a hall-of-famer. He's the guy who meets the kids for practice after he gets home from his job at the one who is out liming the field at 6 a.m. on a Saturday. When the practices and the games are it's time for P.A.L. to raise money last year from drives like selling candy or parking cars at the boat show. More than families are involved P.A.L.'s soccer and lacrosse programs for boys and girls. Everybody you ask about Ron Lyons seems to say the same thing the sort of person you could picture staying up until 2 a.m. putting together a new bike. Even if it weren't Christmas. just relates real well. Everything he says he's gonna he and that really impresses the said B.J. whose son plays football with P.A.L. oa Page CoL Out say on Ron Lyons. Page 8. County good for business Survey of leaders nets 'rosy' rating By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer Companies love doing business in Anne Arnndel County but want to see meats in roads and according to a survey released today. Commissioned by the county Office of Economic the poll of 154 county business leaders paints a generally rosy picture of the business environment in the county. According to the conducted by Anne Cost of college degree soars Survey finds student's annual average bill tops By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON The cost of getting an education at the nation's four-year public colleges and universities has increased sharp- a new survey shows. room sad board cost about annually for borne-state students and for aoa-reaUsats at public frftftuftm. Aad this year's average WO of for aU students is 7 percent higher than in 1994-85. but it still is only about half of what the typical private coOege charges. St John's College in for in- costs for room and board this according to a college spokes- woman. Total expenses will rise to next a 9.9 percent increase. And even the private school costs pale in comparison to military where tax- not foot the fees for room sad board. The Naval Academy spends about on each graduate over the course of a four- year education. at the state-supported Univerti- ty of undergraduate room and board for residents is a while oaUrf-state students pay Tuition rose by 949 for ta-state residents and by for outot state students. Board increased by a university spokeswoman said. The nationwide figures come from a report released yesterday by the American associa- tion of State Colleges and Universities and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. The increases were well above the level of consumer which rose less than 4 percent in 1994. The The schools had to boost faculty raise student buy comput- ers and other new equipment and establish new academic programs. M Page Cat Stnoy ot toctl percent of those surveyed said the county is a good place to do business. Thirty-one percent rated it as an excellent business environment. That runs slightly ahead of the grade business leaders gave the state as a place to do business. According to the 53 percent of those polled said the state offered a good business environment while 26 percent said it was excellent. Those surveyed said the county's location is its chief asset Forty-six percent cited while 25 percent named quality of 16 percent pointed to convenient trans- portation and 15 percent cited local govern- rnent support as an asset. Business leaders polled generally gave a passing mark to the quality of public educa- tion in the with 25 percent rating the quality of education as fair and 32 percent offering a rating of good. Twelve percent gave education in the county a rating of excellent while 5 percent rated it as poor. While business leaders generally like doing business they see some problems. Twenty-eight percent of those polled dted roads and transportation as factors in the business climate most in need of improve- ment After transportation and busi- ness leaders pointed to complex bureaucracy and planning and toning as areas needing improvement Twelve percent said there is room for improvement in while 11 percent pointed to the bureaucracy and 9.7 percent cited planning and as needing im- provement While business leaders saw a need for improvement hi transportation tnd road- 72 percent also said there a x enough roads the county to support their ousmess- es. Eighty-four percent said roads near their businesses are properly maintained. The poD was conducted to give the county a basis for assessing economic growth and development pattens over the next several according to the introduction to the survey results. The survey also provides a profile of for the future. Aeeerdtof to tht pereent of the businesses surveyed started up to the eowrty between and en Page H. CeL More opt to pack a handgun By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer Handgun registration io Anne County tod the stats soared accordtef to state ptfice attribute tht rise to an tm- aroad economy la the rtfirtritiM in- evaastd 19 to 196S cottparsd to prtvtow while atafttvida to spend apparently opted to spend it oa be Mid Ptptrtack siid handguns ware in MaryUod IB i9fe Is UK the wat Tht show a reversal from the prvnuos yetr'i tread wbsa m Am ftliaia triuOM MOwW ft pfTCCvl MCtllsV. la MJM haadcati were tared. Pottet said that stay hare haaa daa at a aropsff to tha aaatoaal ertSM lufteg aiaay with iatpmsitt were registered in Anne Arnndel County in 1995 In the figure was and tn ian it wit 2.5S1. Tha figures wart compiled from gun record salts. When a it purchased from one of tbt state't U9 gta the is asfteaatieattr But rtftotrstasfl is votoa- tary when a handfoa is sold private- Paparsict saad. Shotffwi tad rifles in sot raajairad to ha organiiation that claims the police should not be atkiag for such infor- mation from gun owaers. la a pilot proarsv last state pottee nafltd letters to abaat 20 f aa owaars to Marylaad Mtiaf then to saad a 1st at flaatr gmt ta apdata tha state said. Bat tha latter trifjcrtd s arataat tha Maryland aadsDMrtet at tfte aid HANDGUN PERMTTS YEAR '93 '94 COJMTv   

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