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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland                               Abortion clinics to Salvi handed out fetus photos HUSKERS No. 1 Coaches and press No. 2 Penn State 12-0 B2 Tom Osbome earns 1st national tJtte. Woman charged in Bl Man dies after fight FLURRIES DETAILS- PAGE A13 TUESDAY JANUARY 3. MD Gift of the new year Millersville couple delivers first baby By MARY ELLEN LLOYD Staff Writer Amanda Brooke Brennan of Millersville is sort of the first and the last Born at a.m. Sunday at Anne Anindel Medical She is the county's first baby of 1995. 1 But she is also likely to be the last New Year's baby born in the downtown Annapolis hospital. AAMC plans to open its new maternity center on Jennifer Road in Parole May ending 80 years of delivering babies downtown. So if Kevin and Kathy Brennan decide to have additional the delivery may be at the new Rebecca MClatanojf Pavilion.. But with the experience of childbirth still fresh in her Mrs. Brennan said this morning she doesn't expect another child soon. the Brennans' first weighed in at 6 pounds 7 and was born about an hour after the jroud parents got to the BreniwnsaJd. went In at but they sent us home about 3 or 4 because we weren't too far said Mrs. a loan officer for MNC By DavM W. OaptUl Kevin and Kathy Brennan of MHtonvllle hold their flnrt Amanda Brooke. Bom at ajn. Amanda was the flrtt baby of the new year at Anne Anindel Medical Center. Mortgage Contractions intensified between 10 and 11 and the Bivmians1 returned to the hospital after she sail The both 32 years expected the baby sometime before Jan. the original due and a revised date of Dec. 29 that came after senogram. eyptecteoV their child to be the first ofthe said who owns Best Food Brokers of Hanover. were in the labor and they said they could see her head and I was 'Oh my she could be theficst he said. Maryland'sfirst baby of a girl born in Salisbury at Ifc06 am Madison Hilary Johnson was born at Peninsula Regional Medical Center to Page HOME 25C NEWSSTAND 33C hit by crawls home She was struck walking her police seek driver ByBARTJANSEN Staff Writer County police are searching for the driver of a car that hit a 60-year-old Arnold woman and left her to crawl 20 yards in freezing cold to her house for help. Shirley McManus was in good condi- tion this morning at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis after suf- fering a shattered several broken ribs and a gash across her according to her son Jim. in a lot of daughter Maureen McManus said. having a lot of back pain. I don't know if that's from the broken ribs or Mrs. McManus had spent nearly two hours crawling to her house at 198 Baybourne Drive after being hit about a.m. said county police Sgt. Gregory who is investi- gating the incident. Mrs. McManus told relatives she was hit while walking her near her home. The driver had turned right on Baybourne Drive from Mill Church and struck her from police said. after he hits come back stops and says to her 'Someone just hit but it wasn' Mr. McManus said his mothe told him. The who called himself Shawn helped Mrs. McManus into his car an drove her about an eighth of a mile t her Mr. McManus said. Sh noticed during the ride that his wine shield was smashed. The boy then helped Mrs. McManti out onto the and left saying li needed to turn off his police said. he drove away. Mrs. McManus dragged herself to th side of her house. She banged on th lower wall until her daughter woke U and found policesaid. Mrs. McManus is but he injuries will prevent her from enjoyin activities around the house for a whili her daughter said. main thing she does is walkin and garden Ms. McManus said The driver of the car was describe Page 1995 should bring more safety at banks9 money machines By DAVE GULLIVER Business Writer The New Year will bring assurances of increased safety at banks' automated teller under a new state law requiring less obstruc- tion and expect to have to make few changes. of this stuff we've been doing for nine said Randy senior vice president at Annapo- lis Banking Trust Nancy senior vice presi- dent at Annapolis National said her bank also is already up to and has routinely sent ATM safety tips to customers. v f The which went into effect requires that operators of ATMs evaluate the area of existing or planned machines for safety. They should consider lighting or obstruction to vision in the ATMs and the amount of crime in the general area. While ATM theft has been plaguing big it does not seem to have become a major problem in Anne Arun- del County yet. In the first nine months of there were four reported robberies at ATMs in the said Officer Randy county police spokesman. That does not include robberies away from the The which went into effect requires that operators of ATMs evaluate the area of existing or planned machines for safety. They should or obstruction to vision in the ATM's and the amount of crime In the general area. such as a case where the robber fol- lowed the victim away from the bank and then struck. police welcome the new require- ments law that helps us in targeting a criminal activity is Officer Bell said. The law makes banks liable for ATM crimes if they have not documented that they followed the new safety re quirements. Banks or other ATM operators have to show that their machines have a specific light level at night within a 5-foot radius and lesser level within a 60-foot radius. They have to conduct a light level survey twice a at roughly six-month intervals. The bank does not have to relocate an ATM or change its surroundings if it was installed before Jan. but do have to follow lighting guidelines. Banks must survey the existing ATMs by July 1 and make the required changes. Machines installed after Jan. 1 should follow all the guidelines. The state is not enforcing the law other than making the institutions li- able. Banks also are to send customer safety suggesting that be awar of the ATM's have-ar other person with them when using refrain from displaying casl and leaving the machine quickly after transaction or if the customer see anything suspicious. Other states already have simila and banks are taking them sen ously. just trying to make peopli more Ms. Sheehan said. pie have to use common sense whei they're using the 4a. j t Rejected lawmakers turn to lobbying ByTODDSPANGLER Staff Writer With a new governor coming into office and more than one-third of the legislature turning the revolving door from lawmaker and lobbyist is spinning a lot faster than usual in Annapolis these days. In about a week's two high profile legislators rejected by voters found themselves 'beginning new ca- reers as paid advocates in the State House lobbying corps. Manis and Canning a Francis Street announced that outgoing state Sen. James Simpson who was running mate to Lt. Gov. Melvin A. Steinberg in his unsuccessful gubernatorial bid was coming aboard. Mr. was the chairman of the Senate Finance Com- over at the newly formed firm of Livingston and Silver Senate Budget and Taxation chair- man Larry a member of Governor-elect Parris N. transition was hired as a tiew tobbybt- He joins Mr. who already had taken a position.with his former Alan after his defeat in the September Democratic primary. All this movement frtn lawmaker to lobbyist worries Debr exec- utive director of -mon Cause- Maryland. Her 1 watchdog group will propose legit on this year P INSIDE A54 Engagements....... AS Calendar............... A7 Lottery.............. A4 Classified............. 88 Movies................. A9 Club Notes-------- A7 Obituaries............A13 Comics........_____ B7 Police Beat-------- A13 Sevema Park......A10 Crossword........ B12 Sports...................B2-6 Death Notices... B12 Television-------- A9 Editorials..............A12 Tides............... A13 Portions of TheCtpM are printed each day on recycled paper. The newspaper also Is Classified.......................26B-7000 Circulation.....................268-4800 From Kent 327-1583 All other departments..268-5000 Wearing the pendant Pat Softy shows off an her brother and her father whom she hadn't seen In 36 years A father's hug veryLsp_ecial gift daughter reunited after 35 years By J. Hanson The Capital ByMARYP.FELTER Community News Editor Spiby's Christmas present last week was extra special. She got I to hug her father for the first time in 35 years. family thought he was said of Annapolis. The very much alive Ali Paul had suffered from cancer years but he is a survivor. He turned up on a Texas television .station in April on a consumer .advocacy program. He had purchased a 1993 Chevy van and couldn't get the title from a defunct auto dealership. When his story was broadcast on April 21 on the 6p.m. Mrs. Spiby's brother-in- law heard the name. taped the show again at 10 said Shirley Mrs. Spiby's of Texas. had never seen him but he knew the name. It's After we taped the I hollered real and called Pat. She was shocked. I was just so excited for her. I sent the tape second day delivery to When Mrs. who works in The CapitaF s Circulation was 10 and living in Texas her parents remarried and moved away. When she was her Valerie died of a cerebral hemorrhage. was the only one who really knew where he Mrs. Spiby said. Her father lives in League scarcely 30 minutes away from and his name is in the local telephone book. no one had thought to Spiby said. thought about him a lot through the but we thought he was The father and daughter played telephone tag for about two weeks before they finally reached each other. told him this was a voice from the past It was a great relief to knoto we were both she said. Mr. Maire videotaped his house and yard and even his dog doing tricks and sent the tape to Annapolis. Page   

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