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Capital, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Church parsonage is a labor of love SEE HOMES Dl ON TV North Carolina vs. Arkansas 5 30 p m channels 9. 13 UCLA vs. Oklahoma State channels 9. 13 HOOP HEAVEN Final four teams take the floor in Seattle showdown OCTO ARCHIVES 312 LAUREL AVE LAUREL MD 20707 Capital TOMORROW SOME SUN DtTAILS. PAGE All SATURDAY APRIL 1. 1995. MD HOME 25C 35C Play Owners still hold the key ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK ib real close After nearly eight months of no baseball and then replacement ball. major leaguers ended their strike yes- terday when a federal judge ruled against the owners in the labor dispute One big question When will they they're ready to go three weeks of spring training and opening day in late April. Owners Not so fast. The season is still scheduled to open tomorrow night with replacement play- ers. But that's too. Owners also have the option of locking out major but may not have the votes to do it re set to meet tomorrow afternoon to consider then' next step In issuing the preliminary mjunc tion against the owners. L'.S District Judge Sonia Sotomayor ordered them to restore free agent salary arbitration and the anti-collusion pro- visions of baseball's expired collective bargaining agreement. a lockout by the clubs.'we can get real baseball on the field in a short period of union chief Donald Fehr said. could put to- gether a quick spring and opening day would be delayed a little bit. We'd hope that the players would play the maximum number of games possible The union's executive board voted Wednesday to end the strike if Judi Sotomayor issued the Judge which was requested ihe Labor Relations Board Owners need 21 votes for a but several owners and management officials have said this week that they were unlikely to get the necessary total. Acting commissioner Bud Selig said the judge's decision was ing and may represent a step backward in our negotiations for a meaningful agreement with the players' of the 28 clubs will meet to discuss legal and practical options now available and will cer- tainly give the players' union a timely answer to their offer to return to the Mr. Selig said Page Players' reaction. Cl Area merchants feel strike's pinch By BRIAN STEINBERG Business Writer Brenda Goldstein is stuck with SH.OOO worth of baseball cards The months-long Major League Baseball strike ruined her sales at Annapolis Baseball Cards Cards made up 60 percent of her now sales have dwindled to 10 per- cent going to take whatever I have left and store it in my she said it will increase in Baseball players might soon re- turn to the playing but the fans' anger might not fade so local merchants forced to deal with the sentiment said. are but they're taking it out on the wrong said Rick owner of All American Sports Cards in Edge- water. Players announced yesterday they would end their strike after a federal against the own- ers. Their union said regular season games could begin soon if owners don't call for a lockout this weekend. But the strike has damaged or ruined many small area businesses with ties to sporting goods or the sports industry John Autieri. manager of Sports Deli in said customers have been buying old-time baseball caps and caps from minor league but few were picking up. sportswear from the professional teams. Sales of team jerseys are slow because the clothes are made of Page Watermen set sights on crabs Early signs point to harvest I ike last year By MARY ELLEN LLOYD Staff Writer As the sun set in -r- About 12 hours before start of -Jinftbiflg season Catherine Burke ex- peeted her brothers to he late for .supper Again. didnt get home iniil last she sounding sorrier hai per umie to shove wwk Tommy and Burke like waicr- Maryland spent days this repairing and painting hundreds of down in Shady Side to ready for which runs through Decem- a mess when they home all yellow and blue and blacR'frdnf'thepaini.' Ms Burke said. like Robert H. -Evans won't set pots for several until the water warms and tasty crustaceans wiggle from their Winter homes beneath the Chesapeake Bay is a banner time of the year for Mr. Evans said. just finished hauling a load of catfish and I'm getting ready to go back In addition to watermen this Week clammed or wrapped up the oyster season that whimpered to a close yester- stid Mr. who is president of the Anne Arundel County Watermen's Uke arourft Tommy and of Shady Side been hit time repairing crab and floats for the opening of the blue crab season today. After a poor oyster many watermen are looking forward to a good crabbing season. But state fisheries experts aren't sure the Chesapeake Bay will cooperate. Gdbfcrt Capital Association. Despite slow weeks at the the oyster season appears to have been better than last thanks to some subtle changes in the bay's salinity in said Bill Outten of the state Department of Natural Resources. Season-ending estimates show about bushels have been com- pared to roughly bushels in Large amounts of water entering the bay test year from rainfall and melting snow kept the salt concentration which helps control diseases that can kill jtyMf pvsters before'they reach market size. The MSX and aren't harmful to humans. Watermen and biologists alike would be ecstatic if the crab season showed simi- larly encouraging signs. Early projections show the crabbing season should be about like last during which the commercial harvest was Page INSIDE USAir has reached agree merit in principle with its pilots union on wage and other the airline said yesterday. But the company said in a statement it was uncertain a similar agreement could be reached with its other which would be necessary for a final conclusion of the pact. A2 ARUNDf L Based on con- cems raised at recent the county school board is expected on Wednesday to amend a controversial plan that would change school bounda- ries.' More than a dozen amendments already have been drafted and are slated to be voted on by the board. Bl lottery Movies Obituaries Police Beat Religion Sports Stocks Television. Tides Academy bringing spring forward profits to area business 11-year-old Pasadena girl killed by car Accident site undergoing construction to fix hazards By ERIN COLOMB Staff Writer An 11-year-old Pasadena girl died yesterday after she was struck by a car on her way to George Fox Middle county police said. The accident happened on a stretch of Outing Avenue under construction to improve what area residents have labeled a hazard for Jennifer Kaye of the 700 block of 211th was on Outing Avenue near 219th Street at a.m. when she was police said. She was flown by state police helicopter to Johns Hopkins Hospital with ex- tensive neck and spinal inju- police said. She was pro- nounced dead at 6 p.m.. a hospital spokesman said. No charges have been filed against the driver of the car that struck the Mark Allen of Pa- sadena. Police are continuing their investigation. Mr. Hepburn was driving a 1983 Chrysler New Yorker south- bound on Outing Avenue at 218th Street when he Remember to set your clocks forward one hour before going to bed tonight. Tomorrow at 2 the U.S. will begin daylight-saving time until the last Sunday In October. The sun will rise at a.m. tomorrow and set at p.m. Afundel Report Bl Calendar A7 Cap. Cam C17 Classified C8. 06 Comics A6 Crossword D16 Death Notices 016 Editorials A10 Homes 01-5 Portions of The Capital are printed each day on recycled paper. The newspaper also is recyclable. ClwsMed 268-7000 Circulation 268-4800 From Kant 327-1583 All other departments 268-5000 Notice Effective Monday the home delivery price of The Capital will change from 12.35 to per including Maryland sales tax. The change is due to an industry-wide. 60 percent increase in newsprint costs. There is no change in the newsstand price. By DAVE GULLIVER Business Writer When the final buzzer sounded after Navy basketball games this winter. Annapolis Cleaning Service employees took to the floor and stands. The job of cleaning Alumni Hall and other Naval Academy buildings means S180.000 a year to the small business. a tremendous piece of work for our owner Leslie Wilson said. It also is just a fraction of what the academy contributes to the local economy In its first economic impact released this the academy estimated it spends more than 1 million a year to pay local employees and buy supplies we have tried to assess the economic impact of the academy on the local we've become increasingly aware of how closely intertwined the two said Adm Charles R academy in a prepared statement It also is likelv a conservative he said one can pinpoint the because of the many spinoffs and multiplier he said Ms Wilson would hundreds of thousands of dollars I get from the Navy and elsewhere that go right back into Her umformv for ome from Bay Monograms in Eastport Tags and signs rome from Annapolis near the Annapolis Mall. Cleaning supplies come from Katref Sales which also has sold of janitorial supplies to the academy itself such studies include the Adm Larson cited. This one intentionally does and therefore does not account for the ripple effect Ms. Wilson described. the study totals the academy's direct spending in its fiscal year 1995 million on about civilian salaries. million on salaries for 818 officers and enlisted sailors and Marines S38.2 million on about 4.000 midshipmen salaries. million on services and supplies. S5.1 million on utilities 1 million on communications. That total is about million more than the countywide impact of the boating per- haps the other best-known local attraction. While Annapolis officials have long known the academy to be the largest employer in the the magnitude surprised even some of the Navy's biggest boosters. said Mayor Alfred A Hop- whose father worked at the old the Naval Warfare Research Center Without the he the citv would not have that facility and its high-tech jobs The federal has proposed shut- ting down the located across the Severn River from the academy It was that awareness the arademv wanted to produce It was important to let the community know what role the Naval Academy has on the economy said Tapt Tom academy spokesman The 1 million total still excludes several such as which the academy- did not break down by area The study says. Page dropped a lighted cigarette in his police said. cipftti graphic When he bent over to retrieve the his car struck a curb and then hit She was walking with her friends at the but police could not say whether she was on the sidewalk or the roadway. For several area residents have been fighting to get sidewalks put on Outing Avenue so students can walk safely to school. Although construction began in the work is not yet complete. Just two months ago. Jennifer's grandfather. Amos voiced his concerns about the changes being made on Outing Avenue at a meeting with county officials' Jennifer lives with her grandparents along her three brothers and a neighbor said. Machado Construction Inc of Laurel should complete work on the road project in about two owner Mario Machado sdid. Rain and cold weather have prevented them from completing the project sooner The unfinished strip is 3 feet outside the traffic lane. Mr Machado said. Lisa spokesman for the Department of said the lane is 11 feet wide and there are 3- to 5-foot areas between the the white lines marking it and the curb. think it's a better situation but since it's not done the kids are walking in the said County Thomas W. Redmond D-Pasadena is really narrow I guess you have to wait until it's done. But to go safely in you have to go slow It's a whole different wav of driving down there now It's verv John M. principal of George Fox Middle said he made an announcement about the accident over the intercom system at the end of the day A counseling team will be in the school Monday to talk with students about the said Jane spokes man for county schools. ;