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Capital, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland South River nips County light on grid slgnlngs Soup's stock rises in winter months SEE CHEF'S Bl Cancer deaths Bingo challenge dropped OCTD ARCHIVES 312 LAUREL AVE LAUREL MD CLOUDY PAGE A13 WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1. 1995. MD HOME DELIVERY 25C NEWSSTAND Riddick defends Gov. Parris N. chief of staff is defending a lump-sum payment to him for unused sick and vacation time when he left his job in Prince George's County. In more than 16 years of working for the Major F. Riddick Jr. took three days of sick leave and seldom went on vacation. He was paid for his unused sick Glenden- ing's office and for unused vacation time. Mr. Riddick received the cash when he resigned as Mr. Glendening's county chief of staff know it might sound like a lot of money to some but a year salary in Prince is also a lot of Mr. Riddick said. Mr. Glendening and three of his aides decided not to accept early pension payments What do you X A torrent of criticism was Jthte week when it was and three of his top aides were entitled to receive pension benefits from Geonje's County. AfflJoqgriMr. Gtendening and his aBw aftreed to forgo their until age his aides fhousatdB of dollars in accumulated sick leave and vacation time. His chief of Major RfcWck collected almost Gtwn-these we would Ifoe to Know what you think. Cad 77w Capital hotline at 2804971 and leave a brief response on our answering machine. Calls will be accepted until 3 pm The question 'm Have the actions of Mr. and Ws staff catted Into question your trust In Ws administration to direct the beautiful human being' More than attend funeral for slain former St. Mary's athlete ByDAVTOPEDREfflA Staff Writer More than people crammed into an Annapolis church yesterday to mourn the death of Kevin a popular 20-year-old Riva resident killed last week by a gunman he had never met. The casual nature of his slaying left scores of friends and relatives at St. Mary's Catholic Church looking for solace in the memory of Mr. Reichardt's extraordinary life. His death also left bitterness. would say it was God's but our family doesn't think said Karl A. Kevin's father. senseless murder was an act of -The younger Mr. Reichardt was gunned down by another student less than a week after his 20th birthday near the University of North Carolina in Chapel campus town known more for basketball and lacrosse than for violence. His 26-year-old Wendell was tackled by onlookers after-killing Mr. Reichardt and a restaurant worker and wounding two others. Five days after the the KEVIN REICHARDT .20-year.oW Rhra resident former St. Mary's High School lacrosse star was commemorated in what police described as the largest funeral service at St. Mary's in recent memory. The white-columned sanctuary on Duke of Gloucester Street was filled. far past its capacity of 600. Dozens of people stood under the Stations of the depictions of the death of Christ that line both sides of the church. Hundreds more wept quietly in the back. Page Photot by N. Lindtlww Tht Karl and Carol Reichardt follow the casket of their ton Kevin m they leave St Mary's Catholic Church following funeral services yesterday. Mr. Relchanlt was killed last week by a who bullets In downtown Chapel N.C. Several hundred watch as pallbearers cany the rots-laden coffin of Mr. Reichardt to his grave at Lakemont Memorial Gardens hi Davldaonvllle. A little activity can be big for your health ASSOCIATED PRESS American College of Sports Medicine. trvr niieh- rm._____i j__ ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO Too pooped for push- Can't stand to you can still be healthy. Ex- perts say short stints of moderate activity over the course of a day can add up to long-term benefits for people who are too too lazy or too bored to exercise for even a half-hour Walking climbing a flight of stairs or playing with gardening or cleaning house can make a dent in the risk of heart disease and other chronic health experts say. The key is to make the activity at least as intense as brisk accu- mulate at least 30 minutes of it daily and do it virtually every according to a panel convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Sports Medicine. The panel reviewed research on exer- cise and made its recommendations in toddy's issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association. got so many -people in our society that are just dead said the report's lead Russell R. chairman of exercise science at the University of South Carolina School of Public Health. message for those folks is get more regard- less of how it's Toe authors were careful to point out that Rood resulting from an active lifestyle is different from physi- cal fitness. Moderate activity wfll not produce the capacity Tor hard physical work or but it wfll promote Page INSIDE ClaMffied.......................268-7000 AfiwW Report.. Dl Kmtltund------A6 OUniki_______B5 Loftwy------------- A4 Mmta----------All D2 NMiMtkiNm- AS M ONtuartn---------A13 D8 A13 B6 Ali Yarbro a chevalier Academy French professor honored By THERESA WINSLOW Staff Writer During its 150-year the Naval Academy has produced graduates. Amazing as it or 77 were commissioned during John D. Yarbro's tenure as a French professor. the French government honored Mr. Yarbro with that'country's oldest and highest education making htm a chevalier in the Palme Aademique. The order of academic palms dates from Napoleon in 1808. said an emotional Mr. who began teaching at the academy on Jan. years go by very fast when youtrnly love what you're doing. It doesn't seem like SO I still very much enjoy working with the midshipmen. The Naval Academy is a great .During a brief ceremony attended by about 25 in the office of the Adm. Charies R. Mr. Yarbro was given a medal and a certificate. Professor Yarbro is one of that rare breed of said Bernard cultural attache to the French Embassy in who made the presentation. 2nd Ctaw Cindy worked tirelessly to show his love of French language and Mr. a longtime Annapolis served at cbaktun of Ungnap Stadias New 65 mph speed limit in passing ByTODDSPANGLER StaffWriter A bill that could raise the speed limit to 65 mph on Route 50 and Interstate 97 ran into a roadblock from opponents but its chances of passage are better than ever. Sen. Jennie took her legislation to raise the limit from 55 mph on highways before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. For the first time the measure has the backing of the State Highway which had been hamstrung by former governor William Donald Schaefer's opposition during his eight-year tenure. SHA Administrator Hal Kassoff testified in favor of the saying the average speed of drivers on the state's interstate system has risen from 57.5 mph six years ago to 63.7 mph last year. have seen the reality of speeds he said. But he maintained that the state's roads have been getting and one way to continue that to increase the speed limit He said the larger the between fast drivers and slow the greater the risk of accidents Maj. Morris a retired state lobbied for the higher speed noting that troopers routinely Ignore drivers whose vehicles are going slower than 70 mph. highways are engineered and designed for higher Page f