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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               R B C Newsroom 208-5000 Tomorrow's Pleasant For ttt pagt 13. VOL Cl NO. 129 JUNE 25 CtnU GOOD DONTFOROeT THE CITY COUNCIL will hold a budget hearing at tonight In the .council cham- bers at City 160 Duke of Gloucester St. AREA ALDERMEN decry condi- tioni at the Harbour Home complex. Ptge IS. ACTION LINE THE CAPITAL'S consumer advice column helps a reader with a bad credit report. Ptge 15. LIBRARY BALLOON lai- er light ethnic celebra- stories and games ire among the ac- tivities planned for this sum- mer in stare Rep. Parren Mitchell will run for governor with Attorney General Stephen H. Sachs. NATION ADMINISTRATION waport the 1172 Antl-Balllstlc Missile Treaty. i. LILY TOMLIN and Judd flinch win Tony awards for beat actress and actor. Ptge 3. SPORTS THE ROCKETS beat the Celtics to bring the NBA cham- pionship playoff to Boston. PEOPLE Opera star Placido Domingo his commitment to Mexi- can earthquake victims won't end with the distribution of about mil- he a I s e d 'through ben- con- certs. f V5tW Domingo presented checks for million or about to SO fami- lies during s news conference Saturday and said he would distribute the rest of the mon- ey directly to other victims The Spanish who emi- grated to Mexico as a did not say how many checks he planned to give out Domingo's parents survived the massive September earth- but an a cousin and the cousin's baby were among those killed have not ended my com- mitment to the victims of the especially those living in the Nuevo Leon build but I decided it was neces- sary now fo make the he said His rela tives were lulled in the apart ment building For a look at other people m the news see ptge 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn Saturday Three-digit Pick 4-7511 Lotto t7 H Jl 77 No tickets won the jackpot INDEX 2 29 pages Calendar Classified cohufeaa Crossword Editorials PctictBttt Yttti 6 21-21 27 21 12 11 II U lt-20 11 Mt iKn TROY ton of Mr. and Gary Dunn of greeta the limb tt the Run Daya featlval Saturday In The animal wee ont of several dlaplaya and totlvUItt held benefit the county Below Trey't tnd Qretchen MoCrtcken man tht luty Beavere 4-H Club booth. Below Chrla eon of Ml. Ptnny Whlttlngton of trlee We aklll at flitting toit. SIZZLING SEASON Heat scorches forces crop irrigation By JUDI PERLMAN Staff Writer For the third day in a record high tempera- tures were set yesterday in parts of sending thousands scurrying to beaches and other cool placet to beat the heat. a lack of rain Is keeping the county's weekend water ban in effect and prompting nervous farmers to irrigate their crops. At Baltimore-Washington International the mercury climbed to 93 degrees 1 degree higher than the mark set in 1951 when the National Wearaer Service began recording tempera- tures at the airport. A break in the 90-degree weather was expected with temperatures falling into the mid-TOs for most of the week. But temperatures should return to the Ms by the said Ray a spokesman for the Weather Service For tonight at air conditioning will not be needed Nighttime temperatures will be in the mid to upper with a possibility of frost in western Maryland This May was the dnest May on record at with only 0 37 inches of ram recorded last 3 inches below normal The previous low mark of 0 43 inches was set in 1M4 It was also the driest spring on 6 5 inches below normal With so little fanners are finding the ground M Page struggle for beach insurance By LORRAINE AHEARN Staff Writer The sunny side of Edgewater Beach is open for swimming again this but it took community leaders the better part of the fall and winter to find an insurance company willing to sell them a policy. One community beach and pool after another has been hit with the same civic associations across the county report. Chilled by large major carriers like the one that insured Edgewater Beach for years have been dropping long-standing even when there has never been a claim. The rates are often sky-high when neighborhoods do manage to find new carrier called everywhere trying to find said Debbie treasurer of Edgewater Beach Community Association. lot of them just laughed at luck finding insurance An alert insurance agent realized the beach could be.covered with a condominium association policy costing 1500 But some improvement associations have had to pay even higher forcing them to abandon other services such as paid security guards you're a small community it really knocks you for a said Josephine president of Cape St Gaire Improvement Association at least doubled but from what I've heard lucky to btve insurance M Page Col Parking fee hike urged Meters fees would jump to 50 cents per hour By BOB MITCHELL By BOB MITCHELL Stiff Writer Save your quarters parking in downtown Annapolis could become more coitly. In a move endorsed by Mayor -Dennlt- the City Council Finance Committee Kit propoied railing parking meter fees from 30 centi to 50 cents per hour and extending parking meter hours to Sunday from noon until 6 p.m. The panel also has propoied rail- Ing fines for parking violations by across the board and cutting a penny from the city property tax rate. The recommendations are among several the committee made in the city's million operating budget. A public hearing on the spending plan wUl be held at tonight it City 160 Duke of Gloucester St. The propoied Increase in parking meter feel will likely raise a few laid Ward 1 Alderman John who chain the fi- nance should gener- ate torn With the 8 cents would buy six minutei id a parking said Alderman Brad D- Ward I. A nickel currently buyi 10 A which now gets 30 min- would buy 12 laid a finance committee member. And a which now buys 50 would get a half he said. The committee proposed raising have help pay for the extra police protection and litter and everything else that's Mayor Callahan parking meter fees for two laid Inert wed meter fee i will provide a greater incentive to take the city ihuttle bui and reduce competition for scarce parking he laid. The rise alto would bring meter fees Into line with parking The budget titt propotti wiling parking fail at the KUSrnu garage downtown and other off-street park- ing areai from 71 oeati to II tor tie ftnthoar. In fltcal parking attar fees raised Hammond said. Estl- mates are that tot proposed In- create would generate an additional while the addition of Sun. day hours would bring in he laid. Although often at odds with Ham- Callahan iiyi he sees eye to oa Page Col. Long-distance rates go down Local phone charge boosted By DEBRA VIADERO Business Writer A flurry of changes in local and long distance effective vester-- don't add up to rauct of a break for Starting launched a 12 billion cut in long distance rates On the average 110 monthly long distance phone that reduction amounts to an aver- age according to Candace a spokeswoman for AT4T But the break is almost wiped out by a simultaneous bike in what is called the line subscriber on Chesapeake Potomac Telephone Co bills. That separate from the phone will increase from SI to S2 a month Both changes in from the Federal Communication Com- mission's policy of shifting to con sumers the cost of the line that connects an individual phone to the phone company's central office Long-distance companies picked up that charge until last June when the first flat federal subscriber line charge went on local phone bills. In they passed some of it onto the customer in the form of tong- distance proes. a non-event as far as the fundamentals of the companies said Maurice an analyst for Ferris 4 Co. in D.C. Buteput the rate changes in the context of two years of pest-breakup rate changes and some consumers come out on the losing end clear that people who do not make a significant number of long- distance phone calls are probably net said Gene Kimmelman of the Consumer Federation of a D C -based consumer group. With this latest reduction. has dropped its out-of-sUte. long- distance rates a total of 21 percent or an average S2 10 since the break- up of Ufl Bell System oo Jan Yesterday's rate cut was the third MPafe Sfrflrt swfcw to ML 3. Elderly's needs a growing concern By JtJIH FE1LMAN Writer Tht of the population Is forcing local govtrmmecU to tlak more mooer isto programs tor ava- tar etttscas and uke a hart toot tt their hooaiag By tht rear tbt oumhtr of Maple otatr thw to Aaat Araadtl Oaaatjr wffl more OMB tht expanded and become increasingly Important is service for the home- bound said Howard Hart assistant director for the couo ty Citisens Office on Aging Hone cart Includes everythlag from transporting senior cttistM to the doctor or grocery store to prt- Bttrstm care tldtrty actually pre- fer ttvteg at home. Only I percent live it aeetrttaf to the AtttcttttM tf Uttrtd ftrtettt D.C. service is the thrust We're trying to keep people at Hartman said Home care also extends to elderly hospital patients Changes in Medicare already are reducing bospfUl forcing pa Utats to rely ot wntaf care at home Medicare is expected to be fiuaetaJ trouble by the tad of the iMOs and Cttfrtts a0w is proposing era atort to tht aysttia. The pooulaUoe ts not htcaaat nart attalt art turning but because their parents still are alive And most elderly parents by themselves or wife their aging .creating ret another burden gttf difficult You're old aod thinking of retirement hut can't anywhere because of your ABM Anaxiel Gttwral which .our stag tttda to homt-honad has stta s sharp teertttt hi tht numhtr of tariftt-tBiM dtrtcttr Tina MarreOl said Often both geoeratioau aid. abesald One probleiB Ms MarrelU is find- tog is that youager waior cHiseas Bust go to the hotfital. leartaj his or her aging ptrtet at home with ao ooe provide cart. yooagtr OM is ta dM hotaiul aad we're takiag care of the per- she said- Ms. MarrtQi expects the tvtrajt agt d htaat-eart Mtieats to htcwM tt Fate Cti D   

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