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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               HOWFLL MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 1558 LAUREL MD Otaptt Tomorrow's Cloudy For see page 7. VOL. Cl NO. 52 MARCH 25 Cents GOOD DON'T FORGET Four free workshops on stress during child rearing be- gin at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Hlllsmere Elementary School on Arundel on the Bay Road. For call 268-7553. AREA A emplo_v_ee_is_ But white men retain top jobs County minority hiring up ACTION LINE Beware of work-at-home schemes. Page 25. YOUTH It's hard but there's more to be gained than lost in being a sports star. Page 9. ENTERTAINMENT Mario Thomas stars in cial at the National Theatre. Page 14. THEATER Children's Theatre of Annap- I has chosen the di- music director and choreographer for Page 14. AWAY WE GO Needlework has been in fash- ion at Woodlawn Plantation since 1803. Page 15. STATE A statewide housing code to improve conditions for the poor is running into serions trouble. Page 4. A West German terrorist group claimed responsibility for assassinating Prime Minis- ter Olof Palme of Sweden. Page 2. Pentagon officials announce budget cutbacks. Page 3 SPORTS Navy wins in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Asso- ciation tournament. Page 17. Caroline Kennedy and Edwin A. a designer of museum interiors and exhibi- are engaged and plan to marry this her moth- er Jacqueline Kennedy Onas- has announced. Miss is the daughter of President John F. who was assassinat- ed Nov. She is a first-year law stu- dent at Columbia University and is rice president of the John F Kennedy Library Foundation in Boston. Until August she was'manager and coordinating producer in the office of film and television at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is president of Edwin Schlossberg New York company specializ- ing te design of museum tad exhibitions. For took at otter people to the oewt tet ptge 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn Saturday Three4ifJt Pick 4 MM. II8St. INDEX 4 32 pig Calendar Classified Adi Comics. Crossword tdtorials fsUeeBett 11 a-jo 31 n i 14-11 7 7 17-24 .IS By CHRISTINE NEUBERGER Staff Writer White men still dominate the up- per levels of county although the county has gained ground in hiring minorities and women. The number of women and minori- ties in certain categories has risen __ live-action according to new personnel data. But despite the recent al- most a third of the minority county workers still fill service or mainte- nance and nearly half of the female employees are in clerical positions. Fiery crash kills 1 2 others die in car wrecks By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLAGE R Staff Writer A woman was killed this morning in a fiery crash on Generals High- way just north of Epping Forest according to state police. The car driven by the unidentified woman was southbound when it The provided by the county Personnel show the results of hiring efforts in the first year of a three-year affirmative-action plan. The which covers a 12-month period ending Mar. is bro- ken into seven classified-job categor- ies and does not include executive- appointed or contract positions. Among the The county outstripped its goals for hiring minorities and women for protective service a category that includes police and fire posi- tions. As a minority representa- tion within protective service ranks climbed during the reporting period by 21 jobs to 72 out of a possible 658 positions. And female representation rose by seven slots to 48. The county also exceeded goals for hiring women at the professional and technician levels. Due to government the number of female technicians rose professionals increased by 33 jobs to 80 out of a potential 331 slots. But efforts to boost the number of minorities and women at other levels have met with little success. Minority workers remain very much a minority among technicians and professionals. The number of minorities in those two categories combined rose by 17 over the 12-month period. Yet minor- ity employees occupy only 6 percent of the technician or 37 posi- and they hold only 8.1 percent of the professional or 27 posi- tions. Minorities and women remain _______ el gove _______ The county cameT close to meeting its minority-hiring goal for official and administrator a category that includes department deputies and bureau chiefs. But women lost ground at the administrative level. Of a possible 120 administrative- level minorities occupied five and women occupied six. minority and female representation has risen as the work force has grown. The county work force expanded to employees by last an increase of 88 jobs over 1984. Mean- women and minorities cap- tured 104 more jobs. Yet white male workers still domi- positions. minorities held 348 jobs and women filled 488 giving them a combined 33.4 percent of county jobs. Adrian G. director of admin- Continued on Page Col. Michael Panos The car caught fire and attempts to rescue the woman were thwarted by Panos said. The which occurred about a.m. and bed up rush- hour traffic for was still being investigated this morning. The truck driver was Murrl N. of Panos said. who was not cited for any was uninjured. Both he and the victim were alone in their vehicles. Identification of the ham- being of next of Panos said. He described the woman as white and in her mid 20s. She was driving a small 1983 he said. Indications were that she was dead on Panos said. The accident occurred in front of Carol Donaldson's home at 1862 Gen- erals Highway. Mrs. Donaldson said she was get- ting into her car to go to work when heard a tremendous like and airplane going through a sound barrier. saw the truck and the car bonded together and the car just blew up A police officer tried to beat out the flames and rescue the woman but couldn't do anything to help Mrs. Donaldson said. M Page Col. TIME OUT RelaxinS in the sun during a break from lacrosse practice at Severn School yesterday were Severna Park 1 residents Nikki and Alicia Braun. Nikki is the 15-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Feliciano and Alicia is the 14-year-old daughter of the Drs. Martin Braun. County puts old code to rest By CHRISTINE NEUBERGER Staff Writer If your motor boat lacks a beware. Unless the vessel breaks you could still be fined for unlawfully operating it on the River during the wee hours And watch out if you maliciously damage a bathing beach's equip- ment. Should you willfully destroy a sea nettle guard dining wear or drinking you could face a fine or six months in jail As odd and obsolete as these ordinances may they are county law. But not much longer Tonight the County Council is ex- Archaic document rewritten pected to adopt a new county reorganized and purged of its antiquated provisions. Its approval will culminate the first time in nearly two decades that the county has overhauled its code of laws. Called the ef- fort is required every 10 years under the county charter No one knows why the project was postponed for so long. But the awe- some magnitude of the task was a likely county officials said was no said County Solicitor Stephen R who helped oversee the effort was a thorough revision to make something what could be called hodgepodge easy to under- stand To see the size of the 19-year-old code is to believe that its overhaul would be an enormous job If you could buy it you'd be handed two thick looseleaf binders and a 4-foot-high stack of amend- ments for insertion By the new code is neatly enclosed in two binders The frustrating code often repeated and contradicted itself. thought it was something out of the Stone said Assistant Coun- ty Solicitor Patricia describ- ing her reaction when she first read the code It was also written in a language termed or what Beard called often get calls from the public asking for a copy of certain such as the one requiring neighbors to keep their lawns cut only so said Patricia assistant M Page Col. CLEAN AIR Exhaust tests cut pollutants ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE The air quality in the Baltimore abd Washington has improved Mary- land's automoWie emissions testing program began two yean ac- cording to state offldali tbe program's rocky start. bis been noticeable de- crease in the amount of pollutants ta tbe said George P head of the Air Management Ad- think we em say it's been sail. can't n taw miMta fram not art II of fee ta MOTORISTS LINE up tor exhMrt the Benigete Road facility in Annapolis. Tests have helped clear the of Hotels ny. Carbon monoxide exceeded cepuble levels at a monitor- tag station in Baltimore on four dayi in but didn't exceed those levels it aD last Ferreri said At a Bladensbnrg the carbon monoxide exceeded acceptable levels on eight days in tot dropped to none last year Test results were similar at other testing stations m Baltimore aod Montfomery Ferreri said. Health estimate that tbe pragram and otfctr poUottm control efforts sre keeping about six tens of hydrocarbons day out of tbe air That amount is lesfthan half of tbe program's eventual foal of 14 tons s day but tbe program will have a cumnUtive said Fer- reri. who predicted thtt tbe figure would rise to 11 tons a day by won't set tbe full benefit of this until it's ia its fourth Ferrerl dting a in Ore. takes ttm people to get learn to take better care of their and for mechanics to be more sensitive to The emissions test program ed in February five years after the General Assembly ap- proved despite lawmakers' at- tempts to delay it and lawsuits by local to overturn it. Tbe program tise tbifitenoif with feeerU Mt first 1 5 million cars were tested at 10 stations in the metropolitan area and 14.1 percent said Bruce program manager. Last million cars were tested and 14 percent failed. But tbe program is stiM not with- out iU State Sea. Norman D sail tfce ii-ptcttoni eonld be none lew at eUUens tare come to aceopt tbe said Stone. -r-   

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