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   Capital, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland                               Sewer's cost too much for Nfiw ORDER Revamped lineup already paying off for Orioles B2 USS Indianapolis survivors meet for service A2 OCTO ARCHIVES LAUREL' AUE LAUREL -'MO HtfT PAGE All JULY ANNAPOLIS. MD 35C ''Parents Have to that if their cty there By THERESA WINSLQW StaffWriter Eric Danielson knows full that teen parties and alcohol are a danger- ous summer mix. On a June night in. the porch. he was standing on collapsed the weight of keg and all. th'e Annapolis resident broke both legs and his. arm.. Now he serves on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Underage Drinking Pre- vention Coalition and preaches absti- nence. no drinking for anyone under he said. 'It's Experts and warn that as summer wears on and some parents take chance.of teen parties and drinking inevitably creases.the. chances are even greater this as the number alcohol related arrests of teen-agers is up in thecounty. In past two weeks county police have broken up two such par- one 'iiii Wednesday night and one July 19 in' .Park. In the six teens were for underage .alcohol possession'. The host told officers vacation in Europe..' In the Sevema.Park many teens ran away when police came. No one was cited on alcohol but the 19-ye'araild son of the homeowner was arrested for hjaihtainirig a disor- derly house. So far this county .police have responded to 63 incidents .involving people'under in .of alcohol only two less than all of last have.to understand that if their child goes to a .party and there's no adult there will abso- be alcohol and drugs at that said Huntley special assistant for student discipline for the school aren't the main but alcohol is to be He .stronglyrecommends that par-. ents talk with the parents of a child who's throwing a party to make sure they will oversee it before giving .permission to attend. a .constant he said. I believe in the of trust- but County police Capt. Richard the commander of the Southern trict parents should tablish a network among -.themselves to make checking up a lot easier.- He also urged residents who learn of an unsupervised party to call police to head off trouble. need to stick that's so said. kids But if all this fails and a teen ends up at an linsuperyised they still Page Area-srespite is short-lived You know it's nearly August when the weatherman says a degree day is But that's what Jose a meteorologist with the National and most of the rest of us had to say about yesterday when the humidity gave the region a brief pass. The wet air will be creeping back today and the rest of the week will be traditionally miserable as we are set to top a record streak of days where the mercury climbs over 90. The seemingly never ending string of 9Megree days is predicted to set a record on breaking the string of 22 days set in accord- ing to the National Weather Service. hunting for that record and we should have the record when it's all said and Mr. Marrero said. for the 19th day in a temperatures soared into the 90-degree range throughout the two days shy of the record 21-day string of 90-degree days set in 1988. And the thermometer will stay in the 90s through the rest of the according to the National Weather Service. The mercury hit 96 at p.m. yesterday at Baltimore-Washington International but it felt good. Humidity was only 30 down from the 50 to 60 percent days that have melted anyone brave enough to go was a very pleasant By George N. Lundskow The Capital Rose of and her granddaughter Julie swat at the high heat with a fan at the 33rd Annual Davldsonvllle Ruritan Club Auction Saturday at Locust Farm. Temperatures will stay In the 90s throughout the setting a new record for consecutive days over 90 by Wednesday. but we're going back into the H's now Mr. Marrero said. The difference between yesterday's 96 degrees and those that have come before it was that yesterday felt no warmer than it actually was. you have a 95 degree day and the humidity is 50 then it feels like 107 degrees and it gets very uncomfortable actually. A 96-degree day witn 30 percent humidity feels like 96 he said. The blazing temperatures proved too much for some. Anne Arundel Medical Center treated two people Saturday for heat-related medical problems. One person was treated for mild dehydration and a second for heat exhaustion. As Maryland nears a new discom- fort the continued spell of punishing heat has taken its toll on roads and farm live. The high heat drove away some from the Davidsonville Ruritan Club's annual auction at mid-day Saturday but 200 bidders braved the furnace-like temperatures. have been terrible with- out the trees group member Don Price said. Page River bank 8 holdups counted in 2 months By MICHAEL GODY Staff Writer A man armed with a steak knife robbed a bank near the South River bridge on the eighth bank robbery in the county since mid-June. It was followed 1'4 hours later by an attempted bank robbery in Glen Bur- and was the fourth time a lone robber armed with a steak knife held up a bank in the Parole-Annapolis area since the current string of robberies county police said. this it's too early in the investigation to conclude whether the incident is related to past that have occurred in that said Officer Ron police spokesman have to tell whether it's the same or someone else who's using the same method of operation The robbery is under investigation by police and the FBI. Federal investi- gators declined to comment. Wearing a beige bandanna on his head and a black cloth over his a black man in his mid- to early 20s ran into the First Virginia Bank of Mary- land branch on Solomons Island Road at police said. The robber was further described as 5 feet 10 inches about 185 with green shorts and a white T-shirt He was recognized by a bank employee who said he drove through the parking lot earlier in a red Datsun 300-ZX sports car. The Annapolis-area robbery came just 90 minutes before an an apparently unrelated attempted holdup in Glen Burnie. A man loitering in a parking lot at the Signet Bank at 511 Grain Highway demanded and bills from a who refused to provide any and or- dered him to leave the premises. Police said no weapon was produced during the incident. The would-be robber was described as 6 feet tall and wearing a black ball a white golf shirt and black shorts and carrying a black backpack. He left with a companion whose outfit included black a white dress shirt and'tie. A suspicious maroon mini-van was reported at the scene. Nine banks countywide four in Edgewater or the Parole section of Annapolis now have been robbed or targeted by robbers since June 15. Three robberies were by a man carrying a steak knife and matching the general description of the man who hit the First Virginia branch on Satur- day. The First Washington Savings Bank in Edgewater was robbed on June 17 Page INSIDE ARUNDEL Hope House gives addicts another chance. Bl John Kruk retires after one last hit. B2 The state s population growth to slow. A4 A former restaurant will become a senior center. A6 Medicare celebrates birth Rebel Serbs break promise to hall attacks A2 44 411 All B25 A9 All. History's safe under her but eye iryndel Repel Broadneck Calendar Classified Comics C'OSSWOrd Death Motices Editorials A6 Monday's Child 48 Movies 86 Obrtuanes Police Beat Sports 7 48 WO Tides Portions of fw Capital are exited each day on recycjed paper The 15 Classified 268-7000 Circulation 268-48OO From Kent 327-1583 All other departments 268-5000 By JOHN KEILMAN Staff Writer Some architects think meeting with the Historic District Commission is like a sentencing before a hanging judge. Only less fun. But their anxiety stops at Chairman Donna Ware The professional histor- ian is one of the most_pOTverfiuJigures__. in downtown yet she has won a reputation for even-handed treatment. think that she has a very objective point of view I don'l think she has any prejudice that would lead her in any- particular said Fred Fish- back of Fishback Associates has respect for the needs of the said Gary Schwerzler of Fourth Street Design Studio Inc recognizes that people are not there frivolously may be but tfw's no push- over Ms Ware is committed to pre serving the city's past and she's not afraid to say no tn construction pro- jects or demand changes. For the 43-year-old Eastport there's too muf.h at stake to avoid all pain. may not come out of it exactly how you but in the final historical resources have been she said. Ms Ware's life is marked by refine merits. Her crammed with cera try to set that tone at the that we're trying to judge a not Donna Ware _________tiDC.cbaiiman. mics and overlooks the Che sapeake Bay She enjoys the mannered detective novels of P D James And with her long. dark hair falling straight she resembles Cher in the '70s. back when the singer behaved herself She even liked civilized pursuits as a child She thought educational vaca tions to spots like Colonial Williams- burg were fun. not punishment It-continued intecotiege. The woman who would one day stand guard over Annapolis' Colonial heritage actually roncentrated in ancient even going to Israel for a dig. She went to George Washington University for a master's in historic preservation and graduated in 1982. me year before she saw the ad that brought her to Annapolis She Anne Arundel County's architectural a job that morphed into her current duties as a land planner She judges projects that 'could impact old buildings or notable sites. It keeps her but not so busy that she couldn't accept another assignment five years ago Alderman Ellen Moyer. D-Ward had read a book on the mining towns of Western Maryland and was impressed Jp ered the author lived in her own she put in the word with Mayor Alfred A Hopkins Ms Ware was appointed to the Historic District Commission The HDC holds enormous influence in the city. It has the power to alter stop downtown even things as simple as changing the shutters on a building. Emotional outbursts are not uncommon at its meetings. But even those who have had a rough ride credit Ms Ware with mak- ing the proceedings more cordial. She said her calmness comes from the fact that she doesn't live downtown not involved in the community that so there's a lot of unknown for me I don't know a lot of the people who are making the she said try to set that tone at the that we're trying to judge a not One architect who has had Donna By Goorge M chairman of tto HtetoHc CommlMion. to known for hot   

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