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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland                               Getting hooked on fishing. SEE SECTION INSIDE South Stebert wins the Golden Hammer. SEC PAOaf 15 Retail Business 3II3RHRT ftaruilatlnn Fete clouds For see 9. VOL L A 'J K E i GOOD DONTFORQeT REGISTRATION for the An- napoUs Fine Arti Foundation's 4th annual tor the Arti will be held from to a.m. tomorrow it Mary- land Hall for the Creative Conititutlon Avenue and Greenfield Street. AREA THE QUESTION of the Sta- blllty of the Pride of Biltimon will be a focui an investlga- report. Pijre JT A GRADUATION prank hai Broadneck Senior High offi- scratching their headi. 9. AWARDS THE ANNE Arundel County Council of Community Servicei honori gNTgRTAINMfNT THE CHILDREN'S Dance Theatre of Anne Arundel Coun- ty will perform at the Six Flagi Power Plant in Balti- _ aturei 8TATS RONALD PELTON ll con- victed of ipying. Ptge 4. PRESIDENT REAGAN nar- rowly laved bis plan to lell weaponi to Saudi Arabia from a Senate defeat. Page 2. THE COURT-IMPOSED agreement that broke up would be eliminated'un- der a proposal being launched in Congress. Page 3. SPORTS RALPH SAMPSON is eject- ed before the Rockets beat the Celtics. Page 19. PEOPLE Fats Domino was joined by Jerry Lee Ray Charles and others during a jam ses- sion in New Orleans taped for a nationally televised tribute to the rock 'n' roll singer-pianist. Domino's Charles' Got a and Lewis' Lotta Shak- in' Coin' were highlights of the jam sessions taped Wednesday and Thursday at Storyville Jazz Hall in the French Quarter. Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood and band leader Paul Shaffer of the Night with David television tbow also joined in. Domino and will be broadcast on Ctnemax cable television stations on July 25. For a look st other people in the Btwi ptge 3. LOTTERY Numbers drawn Three-digit m Pick 4 lift INDEX 4 M Calendar U Classified Ads 27-M Cotttcs. oofeuBas..........17 Mitorttls .1-7 Bttttfe PofeeBoat .....I I IMI r-i D 2 Q 7 O JUNE 25 Cents TOURIST TIME .SSI Authority blasts city Misconduct charges said 'unconscionable' By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer The embattled Annapolis Housing Authority cleared of misconduct charges by Mayor Den- nis yesterday blasted the handling of the allegations. Michael E. an attorney for the also blamed the city for the air-conditioning snafu st the Harbour House a charge Callahan labeled At an afternoon press Housing Board Chairman Everett G. Pettigrew and commissioners Rev. Winslow D. Shaw and William E. Amos Jr. went on the offensive in their long-running battle with Calla- who asked them to resign in February. Callahan presided over two hear- ings hwrtvffii nine separate charges against Shaw and Ptuiiei to J TOURliT Pitrtok Rimll of seeks htlp from Mary a volunteer worker Iht olly'i visitor Information booth Visitor traffic increases in city By DEBRA VIADERO Business Writer With weeks to go before the tourism season hits full Increasing numbers of tourists are already leaving footprints in Annapolis and Maryland. There is no reliable way to count the number of tourists who find their wsy to the city. But a number of ranging from inquiries at the tourism Information booth to tours and cruise tickets already point to an influx. Here are a The number of people look- ing for help at the state-run information booth in the State House has increased 4.9 from in the first five months of 1985 to this year. At the Naval Academy this twice as many visitors as last January took guided tours of the grounds. According to the Naval Academy Guide that pace has kept up since then. Over Memorial Day week- visitors asked for help at the visitor information booth on City Dock. In over a seven-day Labor Day week In people stopped by. operators at the new booth did not begin counting queries until last a spot check with a handful of cruise yacht charter agencies and tour opera- tors indicated that business is up so far this year. seeing more traffic on City Dock as well as on said Quentin captain on Page Col. Boating queries flood booth M attempt todetennin there legal grouaft to fin -WT Four of ths charges were dls- missed after a closed-door hearing 00 charges were dropped By dragging out the proceedings when he knew the charges had no basis in Callahan caused great damage to the housing Pettigrew said. mayor and those acting in concert with him have imposed an unconscionable cost on the commission and the commissioners a cost measured in lost anguish and he said. mayor and those acting in concert with him have imposed an unconscionable cost on the Everett G. Housing board chairman The commlsslontri art reviewing the status of the lawsuit they fUtd in county Circuit Court Calls- hsn with vlolaUni their right to dut PetUgrew said. They are weighing other legal M On advice of City Attorney coionersnwsult Is pending Callahan deeliafd to answer the charge that knew the allegations weft groundless. But the dismissal of the charges should speak for Callahan think the results of the hearing clarifies the question of bias. How can you be biased if you overturn the Attorneys for the tenant groups which brought the charges were unable to call any witnesses to on Page Col. By DEBRA VIADERO Bnsiaess Writer From the questions that tour- ists ask at the visitor informa- tion center on City you would think they had just gotten off the boat. a lot of them have. Or they're looking to take a cruise on buy or watch a few of them race. Many of the tourists who come to this regional sailing The Capital are drawn by the water. the closest laundro- asked one woman looking to do the wash she could not do aboard her boat Pat Ransil of wanted to know when an Annapolis-to-Bermuda race was scheduled to take place. you think they'll need people to he asked. A couple from West asked if the Naval Academy allowed visitors on its grounds. The 23 volunteers who staff the booth seven days a week bear a lot of those questions. Since last when the booth opera- tors started visi- tors have stopped to ask them things Later this when coordi- nators plan to open the booth more frequently through the winter even more inqui- ries are expected. Most visitors ask about the cruises that come and go from City Dock. Questions about the Naval Academy run a close said Paul who the booth for the on Page Col. 31 Crofton growth boom expected Sewer plant nearly finished By SHERRY YAEK Staff Writer Completion of the Patuxent Water Reclamation scheduled for early next will trigger a boom in construction in the Crofton officials say. Developers of more than including homes and commer- cial already have con- struction permits and are waiting only for approval to connect to the sewer said Marsha who until last week was director of planning and toning for the Crofton tax district. The state Department of Health and MenUl Hygiene imposed a con- struction moratorium on the area in 1978. The existing Patuxent Waste- water Treatment Plant was blamed for offensive and in 1984 the county was cited for illegally dump- ing millions of gallons of sludge from the plant into the Patuxent River. Since only developers who had pre-approved permits to build could do Mrs. Perry said. Within the Crofton tax three areas are slated for construc- tion as soon as the treatment plant is working and developers receive the go-ahead from county planning and zoning officials. Although the tax district has not seen any construction since the early Mrs. Perry said the morato- rium's demise will mean at least 181 new homes within the boundaries of routes 450 and 424. Almost additional homes will be constructed outside the tax dis- oa Page Col. DOWN THE LAZY RIVIR 1 eon of Utfto fttlty of nearly foil totfclntj up tfw tun on Mo WW TfOVHrVy vfr wont bt M win THon It   

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