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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               Clossifi HOWELL MICROFILMS C.rculat P Q BQX 5 News-Bus LAUREL MD 2O707 tie Capital Tomorrow's For see page 11. VOL Cl NO. 72 MARCH 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET ASTRONAUT and Naval Academy graduate Marine Corps Lt. Col. Robert C. Sprin- ger will discuss the space pro- gram at tonight in Mitscher Hall at the Naval Academy. The lecture is free and open to the public. AREA The DEATH PENALTY is retained for minors. Page 35. SEVERNA PARK GILBERT BELLISTRI dies at age 60. Page 35. CITYSCAPE LITTLE TAVERN hamburg- ers earned their place in histo- ry. Page 35. CHEF'S CHOICE CREATING RECIPES is one cook's greatest joy. Page 13. ENTERTAINMENT LEARN DANCE at Mary- land Hall. Page 32. IN WASHINGTON PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE has been revitalized. Page 33.' STATE CRITICAL AREAS bill moves to the Senate. Page 4. NATION WORLD THE GULF OF SIDRA is calm. Page 2. MABRIAG.E OCCURRED olften as divorce last year. Page 3. SPORTS NAVY COACH Paul Evans is going to the University of Pittsburgh. Page 23. HOCKEY THE CAPITALS are in first place. Page 23. PEOPLE A man who has befuddled residents of by giving away money over the past week picked up the tab yesterday for startled gro- cery shoppers standing in checkout lines. asked him where he was and he just said 'I was born add raised in and I'm just here to help you said Don manager of Eberhard Food Stores. The mystery man began passing out afid bills downtown last Wednesday. On after local news reports said the man would make another appearance at a crowd police initially estimated at converged on an intersection and snarled traffic for 45 minutes. A'ftao in bis late wear- ing a suit and car- rying a pair of white strolled into the Eberhard su- permarket about p.m. Monday putted out a wad of and the grocery bills of two people waiting in said Beishunen On the man walked into Eliai Brothers Big Boy restaurant and passed out money to many of toe 40 or 50 said Dan restaurant Manager. Some pa- trons refMed the cash. For took at other people in the news tee ptge 3. LOTTERY Nottken drawn yesterday Hek 4 INDEX 4 44 pafes. Calendar Classified Ads cohraatt CfWtword Kdttortals 20 JM2 ..tr ifl .1144 .11 'CHAIN GANG' Community service offers alternative to society TEENS PICK IT UP By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer For a handful of county the weekends are dreadful. Instead of sleeping these kids must pick up litter every weekend. It is not a matter of the courts have ordered them to do it. The Utter detail often is the price they pay for spray-painting beat- ing up driving drunk or commit- ting other crimes. As all or part of their the youths are asked to pick up-trash. They also are assigned to other such as cleaning up a theater after an Annapolis Opera benefit and clearing weeds at the Anne Arundel County Fair grounds. But donning gloves and walking along roads with tan trash bags in tow is their main task. On a recent eight youths learned the meaning of community service by strug- gling in soggy south county underbrush to liberate beer bottles and soda cans. Two hours into a chilly one youth finally stopped grumbling about on a chain The 16-year-old jumped into a ditch in Riva and claimed a corroded pizza which he stuffed into the plastic bag. The boy said he would rather be at baseball practice. But instead he stood ankle-deep in debris with seven other whom he hadn't met before. What they have in common is that they've been found guilty in county Juvenile Court of breaking the law. they're being pun- ished along the trash-strewn Governor's Bridge Road. never seen a trashwoman in my said one 15-year-old obviously annoyed about her assigned task. She was on her last eight-hour-day to fulfill her 40-hour quota. can't people work in their own asked the 16-year-old who had 20 hours to serve. never been to south county The restlessness and whining are nothing new to Rick one of two county employ- ees who oversee the program that puts on Page Col. TWO-WAY STREET By JOANNA RAMEY Staff Writer For those who have gone astray of the a sentence of often brings a sigh of relief. It means a judge has left their freedom intact. It means avoiding jail. It means long hours of free labor. Convicted drunken drug shoplifters in one a are among those who have been pressed into volunteer service. But most are not hardened criminals. nurses and even police officers have joined the ranks of these modern-day Anne Arundel County judges have been sentencing defendants to community service for a decade. such sentences are used to punish those who don't deserve but merit more than probation. Community service defendants pick up seed baseball fields and separate clothes at Goodwill. They work at sewage treatment clean graffiti off buildings and landscape parks. Last they worked worth in free labor. Stephen J. Uhland is a part-time nurse's aide at the Shock-Trauma Center at University Hospital in Baltimore. A man Uhland injured in a Route 3 car accident died there. Circuit Court Judge Raymond G. Thieme Jr. ordered Uhland to volunteer hours at the emergency center. The judge could have sent the Severna Park who had no previous to prison for up to five years. The accident occurred almost three years ago and is still chipping away at the sentence by working every other weekend. He has completed about half of the duty. are a lot of awful things you Uhland said of the hospital that treats only the critically many of whom were put there by drunken drivers. a representative for a car on Page Col. Oyster seller afloat Partnership saves firm By VIADERO Writer For a it looked as though McNasby Oyster Co. would be anoth- er dwindling statistic among seafood companies on the Chesapeake Bay. As it neared its 100th the business was up for sale. And watermen many of whom had watched the seafood companies dot- ting Chesapeake Bay fold or fall into the hands of development were worried. .They were traveling farther and farther to find a place to sell their catches. since a partnership bought the business last not much has changed at McNasby's. And the new owners say they plan to stay in the wholesale and retail seafood business. HLP a partnership of three investors including Annapolis devel- oper Jerome J. bought the company and the name Feb. 13. The price of the sale was undis- closed. going to try our best to maintain the operation and maintain the reputation that McNasby's said developer of the new Chesapeake Harbor marina village complex on Carr's Beach. Parks spent three years on the county Maritime Advisory Council and said the experience sparked his interest in the problems of water- men. does all that stuff with the county and we thought we could build it into said Her- bert A. a Bethesda inves- tor who is also a partner in HLP Inc. Himelfarb and Parks did not name the third partner. For Himelfarb runs the day- to-day operation of McNasby's. He said be hopes to bolster the opera- tion's hardshell crab and oyster and expand the offerings in the retail store on the premises. Since the change in the store hat carried a line of seafood that includes fresh Norwegian salmofi. shrimp and more got to create more of a market for oysters. They're very Himelfarb said. A visitor to McNasby's on most afternoons will see a scene that has dunged Uttle -a century. Water- men still arrive between 2 p.m. and 5 by boat ind to sefl their seafood on the docks On some mornings by 5 a m.. a of oyster shuck- era are at work tastte brick boOdiig. bard to find sbuefcan No we s traintaf Hiaci- tart said. A mtmbm of the McNasby fanty Street Ml pern DWIQHT 0. EJSENHOWEft G.C. Map by M. WHIteim photo fty Sob OMMrt ROB KNIGHT of the Arundel Volunteer Fire Department hoses down charred area after bush fire in Crownsville yesterday afternoon. Brush fire scorches 20 acres By JEFF DA VIS Staff Writer Youths playing with matches may have ignited a four-alarm brush fire that burned 20 acres of dry wooded fields in Crownsville fire authorities said. One firefighter injured her ankle as about 30 firefighters tried to prevent the blaze from spreading to homes on Honeysuckle Lane and the Summerhill Trailer Park off Crownsville Road. very said Fire Admin- istrator Joseph M. Connell as he watched the burning brush from the command post at the trailer park. A state police helicopter helped the firefighters spot the blazes as it hovered over the area adjacent to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Golf Course. Brush trucks cruised the fields and firefighters with water packs strapped to their backs covered the dry. crackling leaves and brush. The wind-swept fire was kept 100 feet from the nearest offi- cials said. There was no damage reported to any structures. During the height of the which was reported at p.m and declared under control at 3'35 p m golfers played through the smoke drifting onto the course While pointing out the dry Connell took the oppor- tunity to warn residents about the dangerous brush fire season On a scale of 1 to yesterday rated a 4 in terms of conditions ripe for brush he said. would request that the citizens of the county exercise extreme cau- when dealing with flames from cigarettes or Connell said. He warned residents doing their spring yard cleaning not to light fires. Trash crews will dispose of bagged leaves and he said. a heck of a temptation to light them and burn them and get OB Page 12. CoL Put McMillen in orbit By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer U.S. Sen. John Glenn said last night he wants Democratic congres- sional candidate Tom McMillen to join the orbit of moderate Demo- crats on Capitol Hill The former astronaut and Ohio Democrat was the featured speaker it a fund-raiser for McMillen it La FooUine Bleu ban- quet hill in Glen Buntie. The event drew crowd estimated at 600. McMillen. campaigning for the Democratic 4th Congressional Dis- trict nomtaition. also picked up a key endorsement it the gatbertaf from state Sen. Michael D- Glen Wtfaer. chairman of the AJUtt Aruadel'i state Senate delegation. was master of ceremonies for the affair Oat politician irho appeared at the Mft did not UK crowd Harry whs ptt was ing an announcement regarding his own bid for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination the very near after the conclusion of the General Assembly session. Wftb i host of elected from the county standing behind Glenn praised the t foot-11 professional basketball play- er from Crofton who faces John S. of Annapolis in the Sept I Democratic primary A favorite of local politicians who supported Mm in his 1M4 bid for the Democratic presidential Glenn said be and McMillen share i similar political outlook talked with Tom on a num- ber of and I know stands for fiscal respormbilitr tad I fcaow he understands the for a strong Glean said the kind of re- Democrat hi UK f   

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