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Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Schools mull transfer rule SEC ARUNDEL Bl No SWEEP Yankees edge Red Sox hit town Dl p.m. on Teen-agers rate good old Dad So FAMILY LIVING Cl Olopttal TOMORROW- CLOUDY DETAILS PAGEA1S THURSDAY JUNE 1995. MD 35C would just like him to know how many people he hurt. ...I now have three sons who have no Anger absent toward alleged rock thrower By J Hanson The Capital Wesley takes a Wcyeto ride yesterday with his at their Deals home. PeMce arrested a 16-year-old Lothian boy and charged wtth thiowkig the rock that killed Kevin the fathsi of Wesley and Ms twe brothers. 'They got and there were times I didn't think they Lori wWow of Kevin Gallagher By P.J. SHUEY Staff Writer Lori Gallagher does not feel anger toward the 16-yeapold Lothian boy charged yesterday with her husband's murder in April. But she said she wants him to understand what he has done. would just like him to know how many people he she said now have three sons who have no Friends of Kevin of Deale also remain shaken. held grown men in my arms as they his widow said. impact is going to go on for years and Mr. Gallagher died April 3 when a rock was thrown at his truck on East Bay Front Road near Tracy's Landing. He was driving home from work. Jason Wayne of 207 Lyons Creek Mobile Estates near was arrested by police in Hampton county police said Mr. Wyvill has been charged with second-degree murder and is awaiting extradition. Officer Bobby a spokesman for the Newport Police said officers had arrested a juvenile wantpd in Maryland on a charge of second-degree mur- der. He declined to reveal details of the or confirm that his department was holding Mr. WyvilL County police Detective Timothy Zywiolek said in charging documents that two wit- nesses told investigators Saturday that Mr. Wyvill had admitted throwing the rock that killed Mr Gallagher. Police said Mr Wyvill was a passenger in a vehicle moving in the opposite direction from Mr. Gallagher's truck. The unidentified driver of the second ve- who has not been gave detec- tives a written statement in which he identi- fied the person who threw the rock as Mr. Wyvill. He gave details to police that only someone involved in the crime would have police said. Mr. Gallagher's Dodge Dakota pickup was Page Speed limit to zoom to 65 in some areas By THERESA WINSLOW Staff Writer Motorists along parts of Interstate 97 and Route 50 in Anne Arundel County will soon accelerate to 65 mph legally. Federal officials this week gave the green light to raising the speed limit in some areas around the while rejecting several including much of Route 50. The majority of the other locations where 66 mph will be the law are in Western Maryland. we thought would be more we wouldn't be doing said Tom the State Highway Administration's director of the Office of Traffic Safety. The increase takes effect at daybreak July but drivers won't be able to speed up on Route 50 until the final resurfacing of the highway is completed. That should be some- time this according to the SHA. Anne Arundel County motorists will able to drive 65 on a 12.5-mlle stretch of 1-97. from Route 50 in Annapolis to the CrauV Cut Road exit in Glen Burniei and a 9-mile stretch of Route 50 from 1-97- outside Annapolis to Route 3 in Bowie. Michael a state police spokes- said the agency supports 'the but plans to have additional patrols on the 65 mph-highways starting July 1 average speed limit in Maryland is up around most tickets are above he said. Page New SSmph speed limit effective July 1 ByOtvldW. Troao Stare Hlgriwsiy AQUINHSII euon worKers jnUbort Jlmniy WNMefMBp end Kerl Install a new speed Hmtt sign on Interstate 97 near Annapolis. The signs currently read but wlH be changed to 65 at daybreak July 1 by removing temporary riveted over the Clendening taps Twombly to school board Staff Writer Ignoring the recommendations of County Executive John G Gary the governor this morning appointed for- mer county police officer Michael J McNeOy and incumbent Thomas R. Twombly to the county school board. During the tenure of former gover- nor William Donald a nod from the county executive was all that was necessary to guarantee an appoint- ment to the Board of Education No more Mr. McNelly was a'top vote-getter at the School Board Nominating Conven- tion among the candidates for the seat representing the Broadneck Peninsula and south county Mr. despite his incum- could do no better than a second-place tie for the Brooklyn Park- Pasadena area seat. But at the Urging of Sen. Philip C. D-Brooklyn the governor rejected both the top Janet and Mr. Gary's Nancy in favor of reappointing Mr. Twombly. the power to appoint board members has moved from the county executive to the county's sena- tors. is disappointed in the said Larry a spokes- man for the Republican county execu- tive. is concerned that Mr. Glend- ening is using the school board to provide political patronage positions to senators in the Mr. Jimeno acknowledged that he had a hand in persuading the Demo- cratic governor to reappoint Mr who was board president during some of the most turbulent years in county school history personally lobbied the governor for the Mr Jimeno said this morning. But Mr. who is the senior Democratic county lawmaker in the state said that the appoint- ments of Mr. 'Twombly and Mr. McNelly should restofe confidence in the school board nominating process. Both men were among the names sent by the nominating convention to the governor Mrs. who was overlooked for an appointment last said that the appointments have nothing to do with the nomination process. has been a demonstration of backroom the Pasadena wom- an said Mr a 28-year veteran of the county Police was ap- pointed to the board to replace Dorothy D. who served two five-year terms and decided to step down. His appointment also comes over the objections of the county executive. Mr left the police department last is now employed by the Coalition for Fair Contracting to monitor trends in publk construction funding. appointees are dedicated to making sure Maryland's children are ensured a solid Glend- ening said in a statement. various backgrounds will prove invalu- Page Macy's purchases bankrupt Woodies INSIDE Former United Way chief gets seven years in prison A2 By DAVE GULLIVER Business Writer Woodward the 115-year- old area retail announced yes- terday that it had agreed to be sold to a group ted by Federated Department Stores the parent company of Bloomingdale's and Macy's Federated said it and three partners have an agreement to buy at least 11 of 15 Woodies stores in the area But the fate of the 228 employees at the Parole Plaza a local instil tion since the was not imme- diately known. Employees said they were briefed on the deal yesterday but were not told if the store would stay open. Manage- ment promised them more information it became they said told them everything we store manager Allison Godfrey said. business as usual as far as we're concerned it's just a name Woodies spokesman Sandra Stern- berg said this morning that the com- pany could not discuss which stores would stay open until the deal was possibly by tomorrow But that is not necessarily the end of the 115-year department store whose fate has been in question since a bankruptcy filing in January 1994 Woodies' board of directors and its unsecured creditors have approved the proposed but that deal would need approval from the US Bankruptcy Court in New York. There would be a three-week wait between a sale and the court Page Arundel Report Calendar Classified. Comics. Crossword Death Notices Family Living For the Record Bl Movies C6 A7 Obituaries A15 C8 Police A5. A15 C5 Sailing.. C14 Sevwna Park C16 South County A14 Sports Cl-4 Television B2 3 Tides A4 Vignettes D5 B5 B4 01-6 C7 A15 A7 Portions of The Capital are printed eacfi day on recycled paper The newspaper also is recyclable ClaeaMed....................268-7000 Circulation..................268-4800 From Kent 327-1583 AN other 26S-5OOO i Woman's attacker possibly committed previous assault By CHRISTOPHER MUNSEY Staff Writer The man jailed in the brutal beat- ing of an Annapolis woman on May 15 was charged yesterday with a similar assault in Eastport last fall. The arrest marks one more piece of a puzzling set of circumstances from assaults on some four Annapolis women since November. Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Larry C Turner of 416 A Captains charging him with robbery and assault and battery. Turner allegedly beat 23-year-old woman senseless when she opened the doer of a boon ia the MO block of Fairview Avenue on Nov. said Lt. Stan commander of the Crimi- nal Investigative Section She awoke several minutes after Turner allegedly snatched a nearby pune with in It and fled. Turner is also charged with the May 15 beating of a woman Intide her home on Granada Avenue in Eastport. He allegedly came into the wom- an's kitchen around beat and choked her before stealing a purse. The woman's screams alerted who trapped Turner In- side briefly and called police. Offi- cers caught htm In the woods Maryland Hall for the Creative He was subsequently charted with assault with intent to bur- robbery and bittery. The investigation from the Nov. 15 assault didn't develop a and the woman originally thought it could have stemmed from domestic LL Main saty. But the woman subsequently saw her attacker twice around the Anna- polls although she never noti- fied police. She was contacted by'Detective Brenda Hlggs after police exhaustively reviewed recent of assaults against women. r
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