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Capital, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Orioles fly into Minnesota Dl 8 p.m. on 54 MORE BODIES Bombing death toll now the hunt for John Doe 2 A2 Officials escort Terry Nichols from court. Stars and Stripes sails to win Dl HOWELL MICRO PO BOX 155S LAUREL MD 20 f BREEZY PAGE A13 THURSDAY APRIL MD 35C New Doris treasurer of South Arundel Citizens for Responsible hands a button to one of hundreds of residents who opposed the 158-lot Baldwin's Choice subdivision at a state wetlands hearing last night. ent gets thumbs down S. county residents oppose Baldwin's Choice By Michael Cody The Capital By MICHAEL CODY South County Staff Writer Convinced that development of 158 homes on 477 waterfront acres between Churchton and Shady Side will over- whelm the area roads and south county residents turned out in force last night to oppose the .project. About 275 residents inter- rupted and whistled their way through three hours of questions and answers at a Department of Natur- al Resources hearing at Southern Mid- dle School. South Arundel Citizens for Responsi- ble Development also turned over a petition opposing the devel- opment to state Wetlands Administra- tor Harold Cassell. Properties of requires three state wetlands permits to develop 158 residential lots between Deep Creek and'Flag Pond. The county has approved a sketch plan for the called Baldwin's but the final plat cannot be recorded until state and federal agen- cies approve it. So after three hours of testimony by experts and Idlewilde resident Joanna Sanders put the wetlands ad- ministrator on the spot. do you stand on she asked. heard enough to have Mr. Cassell answered. At the very the state's review might not proceed as smoothly and swiftly as he said. were substantive raised and I really haven't seen documents that provide adequate Douglas A. Nyce of.Owings representing the shep- Page D Baldwin's Choice Residents oppose developer's wetlands permit vms' is in full By THERESA WINSLOW Staff Writer Terrie DeGraff calls it the because that's the. way it hit her the Friday before Easter. By the next the Annapolis alderman was in the emergency room at Anne Arundel Medical Center get- ting intravenous treatment. seldom have I ever been so sick I couldn't Ms. DeGraff said. is a surprise virus because you think you're and then you're going to wish you were many county resi- dents have probably had similar thoughts. The stomach an upper respiratory virus and all kinds of pollen-induced sinus problems nave contributed to a sick spring this year. been extremely said Bud owner of Broadneck Pharmacy. it starts out in December. Last it tailed off in February and This year... we've been full The stomach virus alone has kept the emergency room at North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie hopping. At least 30 people a day have been treated for it more than three times normal for this time of hospital spokesman Kevin Murnane said. The emergency room treats 150 to 200 people daily. At AAMC in doctors and nurses have seen a mix of the stomach and upper respiratory viruses in the emergency room about 25 a day out of the. 110 to 120 people they're treating. That is roughly twice hospital spokesman Carol Dreyfuss said. Page NIGHT AT THE RACES By George N.lundskow Capital A fleet of saflboats works Ks way Into Annapolis Harbor In the first Wednesday night races of the season. The annual races will continue until fall wtth all finishes at Annapolis Yacht next to the Spa Creek Bridge. Coverage the local sailing scene today In 77M Page D4. 1 in 8 Americans now 65 or older ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON Americans 65 or older play 32 percent of all rounds of take 72 percent of all recreational vehicle trips and make up 60 .percent of all vacation cruise a private research group said today. And nearly 34 million Americans one in eight have reached or passed their 65th according to a report released by the Population Reference Bureau Inc. The number of elderly Americans quad- rupled during the first half of the 20th century. By the middle of the 21st roughly one in or 80 million will be 65 or older. pace of growth is slower now as the relatively small number of people born during the 1930s Great Depression moves into old the report said. the process will accelerate again in about 15 years when the large baby-boom generation starts reaching the 65-year Seventy-eight percent of the elderly said they were registered to vote for the 1992 presidential the highest rate of any age group. One in five voters in that election was 65 or older. one way or another every institution in American society has had to accommodate to older people's court their favor or mobilize their resources arid said Judith the report's author and Page are in i crime surge By BRIAN WHEELER Staff Writer drugs and a loss of respect for human life are the culprits behind violent crimes committed by juveniles in recent a group of police and judicial experts agreed last night. Speaking at a forum sponsored by Anne Arundel Com- munity six panelists from a variety of backgrounds concluded the problem of juvenile crime is one of the most serious society faces today. and that's the said Alan R. the county's chief puhlic defender have brought the culture of murder into the junior high do not have an understanding of the value of human finality of said acting county Police Chief Robert A. pointing to a rise in teen suicide rates. schooling a whole generation of folks not to have respect for each The opinions on juvenile crime were just part of an of crime-related issues the group tackled in a town meeting held at the college's Pascal Center for the Performing Also touching on the death the role of police forces and drug the panel members ultimately spent much of the night convincing their composed largely of that solutions to the problems they discussed rest with preventative programs and education. But it was one solution the death penalty that drew the the deepest divisions and sparked the night's most enduring debate. Citing several none of the group members argued that The Capital punishment deters but some said it could be an effective punishment. think it's a necessary evil that we have to follow through with the death penalty in certain said Sheriff George F. Johnson IV. need to be removed from Stuart the state ACLU's executive direc- argued that many innocent people have been put to death and claimed that at least eight are now sitting on death row. He said the death penalty means having on our Page Westiiigliouse chairman gets surly stockholders By DAVE GULLIVER Business Writer While Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s Linthicum 'plant welcomed Chairman Michael H. Jordan for the company's annual meeting some angry stockholders greeted him with an hourlong grilling. Mr. Jordan presented a glowing picture of the company's but the stockholders questioned a lucra- tive stock option for the Board of Directors and six-figure annual bo- nuses for executives. The some of them West- inghouse said the pay was unjustified when their dividends had shriveled and stocks shrunk because of company blunders. it fair that we retirees have to bear the brunt of the company's struggles when the directors are re- taining their former employee Howard Casteen said. The stock approved during the allows directors to make money if the stock increased even slightly over its current value. That gives the board no incentive to im- prove the company's stock- holders said. a credibility that this plan isn't benefiting the stock- said Marcy A. a Glen Burnie accountant. Last year she organized fellow stockholders to oppose re-electing the Westinghouse board members that set salaries'and benefits. Page By Bob Gilbert The Capital Westinghouse Electric Corp. ttockhoMera yesterday examine an F-16 fighter plane that the company's radar. The from the District of Columbia Air National was among the many exhibits at the company's annual meeting In Unthlcum. INSIDE ARUNDCL Two teen-agers from Northeast High School were ar- rested by county police in connection with a bomb threat received hours earlier at the Pasadena school. 4 44 Arundel Artist..... Arundel Report.. Baby Face......... Calendar....... Classified...... Comics........... Crossword......... Death Notices... Editorials. Entertainment. Family Living... D8 Lottery......... Bl Military News.. C5 Movies........... B7 Obituaries..... C7 Police Beat. C6 Sailing....... C14 SevemaPark.. D6 South County A12 Sports D8 Television..... C14 Tides......... A4 All D7 A13 A13 D4 B6 B4 D16 D7 A13
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