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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Rabin killer did not act alone A2 SCR .1 Hubbub over Browns move sign of times in NFL Dl Owners win iinciy approve Moddl's move. Babies of family find life is good at TOMORROW MILDER DETAILS PAGE A13 THURSDAY NOVEMBER MD 350 For breakfast may be only time to deal By BRIAN STEINBERG Business Writer All lobbyist Gerard Evans wants in the way of business ambience is a decent crab cake platter and a glass of wine But if he needs to talk to a lawmaker about the interests of clients such as the Washington he'll be settling for a hurried cup of joe. Look for the biggw-t political deals of the next state legislative to be hashed out in the early moi rung hours over coffee and greasy sandwiches A new law puts most traditional politi- cal lunches at State Circle eateries out of fork's reach Under the which took effect Oct. legislators may not accept gifts worth more than and lobbyists may not give them. Most power lunches cost more than S15 Some restaurant are wondering where their next meal will come from. The rule will change the culture of the State House denizens agree. have been the time to do meals below the level. That's a lot of I Lobbyist Gerard Evans talk about Mr Evans said. That's particularly true towat'd the end of a legislative when lawmakers are almost impossible to corner for a few minutes. Under the new law gone is a lum h of Caesar salad French onion soup and a crab cake sandwich at Harry across the street from the State House. The tab of 85. not includ- ing a is taboo If it's Indian food the lawmaker forget it A helping of Crab Malabar at India Palace between the Circle and Main Street is trop as the French say. at not going to do any meals where lobbyists are going to be reporting legisla- tors to the state Ethics said Mr who often plays host to two dinners a night during the session do meals below the level. That's a lot of breakfasts. I guess While lawmakers and lobbyists said the morning meal will be the time to talk area restaurateurs estimated that the new rules could cost them a hefty portion of their primary trade during the 90-day legislative period. talking about putting a package together for lunchtime. For LOBBYING. Page Parham school chief of year By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer Maryland's school chiefs have unanimously selected Carol S Par- who heads Anne Arundel County public as Superin- tendent of the Year. The Public School Superinten- dents Association of Maryland said Mrs Parham displayed strong com- munication skills and the ability to pull the school system out of a student-teacher sex scandal that drew national attention very ex- Mrs Par- ham said. very proud I think I just rep- resent all the superintendents in the state who work very hard As 1996 Mary- land School PARHAM Superintendent of the Mrs. Parham the county's first female and first black superintendent is automatically in the running for National Super- intendent of the Year Officials from local school sys- tems around the state can nominate superintendents for the honor. Pub- lic Information Officer Jane Doyle recommended Mrs who was the only superintendent nomi- nated this year In some no one is nomi- officials said. Mrs. Parham became superinten- dent in the wake of the fallout frbm the case that put teacher Ronald Walter Price behind bars for 26 years. made a smooth transition in troubled said Ray R. Harford County school Page 'WE NEEDED HIM AP photo Gen. CoHn L Powell and his wife Alma address the press yesterday In where Gen. PoweH announced he would not seek the In 1996. Powell decision leaves void KNIGHT BIDDER NEWS WASHINGTON They saw in him an honorable and trustworthy leader who could heal the country's racial and emotional rifts and renew its flagging spirit. They saw in him an anti-politician who could bring about needed change because he loomed above the frayed major parties. They saw in him a hero who could restore the American dream because he had lived it. But when Gen. Colin L. Powell an- nounced yesterday that he would do none of those things at least not now he left many voters hungering for a presidential aspirant in whom to place their hopes. just hear this big said Mark who trades securities in suburban Philadelphia and tried to draft the retired general as a candidate. this is the man with moral character and leadership that could guide the country into the 21st century Across the people looked to Gen. Powell as so'meone different from and better than the candidates regularlv offered up by the Democratic Page Sigh of relief from other presiden- tial candidates. A2 2-year city plan under fire Alderman seeks review of Ward One study By JEFF NELSON Staff Writer Going right to the heart of the debate over the future of downtown an alderman wants the City Council to reconsider the 2-year-old master develop- ment plan for the city's Alderman Shepard D-Ward intends to introduce a resolution Monday calling for a review of the Ward One Sector a compromise on down- town issues hammered out over several years by business and civic groups. The study has attracted die-hard supporters and opponents In the two years since the city adopted it. making the study the primary 'development plan for downtown think that with the reconstruction of Mam the introduction of sidewalk and all the new valet it seems that a lot has happened Mr. Tullier said. But Alderman Louise D-Ward 1. said there have been no significant changes downtown since the sector study has been adopted. reconstruction of Main Street has been talked about for years. Everybody on the sector study committee knew about Mrs Hammond said Mr. Tullier said he will ask Mayor Alfred A. Hopkins to appoint a new Ward One Sector Study committee composed of members of the previous committee as well as some new blood. He said the new study should focus on the business corridors of Main and Dock streets in the center of the while retaining protections for residential neigh- borhoods. Last many of the sector study's key tenets were passed into law. But the most divisive of its compro- mises 2 a.m. licenses for restaurants and bars will be reconsidered Monday when aldermen may vole on one of two bills aHowing more late-night restaurants. at least one alderman said a vote on the bills may be postponed for up to several months Mr Tullier would not comment on that Alderman Carl 0. Snowden. D-Ward 1 a sponsor of Page Al INSIDE ARUNDCL county marketplace Delaware vital to Navy about-face. Dl 4 44 petes Parole Woodies to 4go dark' Arundel the Record B2-3 Calendar C4 Capital Camera -M Classified 08 Comics A13 Crossword Beat A7. A13 Death Notices Part B4 Or County B6 Dl-6 07 Family A13 Circulation.............2684800 From Kent 327-1583 All other departments 268-5000 By BRIAN STEINBERG Business Writer Evelyn Stansbury of Annapolis has seen three generations of shop- pers trek through the Woodward Lothrop store in where she has worked since the doors opened in 1964. She said she has seen enough at the store to write a book. But Mrs Stansbury and the other employees of the doomed Woodies store expressed a mix of fond memo- ries and sadness as the store opened- yesterday during its last full week of business. all trying to hold it she said. all very saddened by While store officials have been reluctant to announce when they will a source close to manage- ment said after tomorrow the build- ing will No buyer for the building has been the source said. Setting the final closing date has depended on the merchan- dise is Human Resources Manager Chris Mcintosh said. St Louis-based May J.C. Pen- ney of Dallas and their partners did not pick up the Parole store when it' acquired most Woodward Lo- throp locations in a million deal struck in August. For the 213 employees of the Parole Plaza the week has been a series of goodbyes and walks down Memory Lane like going to a said customer Pat Hackley of Crofton. By Bob Gilbert The Evelyn Stanebury of who has worked at the Parole Woodwsri and Lothrop store since Ks doors opened 31 years yesleraay arrarejes ens ef My tow stm has joeds tor aasppers haws been
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