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Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Employment Champion squad provides competition for others Dl ipaptaJk. Council seeks power to pick TOMORROW BREEZY OCTO 31t- PEL 2070' DECEMBER MD Cftpiuf file photo Navy footban coach Charito Weather- Me received a standing ovatkxi at yesterday's Quarterback Club lun- cheon. A hero's welcome for Navy coach By CRAIG ANDERSON Staff Writer Leas than 48 hours after an ago- nizing loss to Charlie Weath erbie walked into a standing ova tion yesterday at the Navy Quarter back Club luncheon With a crowd of almost 200 loyal Navy football fans in attendance at the Loews Annapolis conver- sation ranged from an optimistic future to Saturday's highly scruti- nized 14-13 setback by the Cadets at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia Tributes were passed from player to coach to player fan to fan to coach to player to fan The most emotionally charged moments centered around Weather who took responsibility for a tide-turning play call that failed and led to Army's game winning 99-yard drive in the final minutes of the fourth quarter Weatherbie made the decision to bypass a field goal which would have put his team up by nine points When a fourth-down pass into the end zone was Army trailed 13-7 and needed to scpre Just once instead of twice to beat the Midshipmen for the fourth straight season The worst-case scenario occurred fof Navy It was an especially tough loss to considering the Mids' last four losses to the Cadets came by a combined six points Navy's alumni admin istration and departing seniors stood behind their first year coach Senior co captain Andy Thomp son grabbed everyone's attention when conveying some heartfelt emotions about Navy's head coach hard to explain the feeling in the locker room unless you were a part of what we'd been through as a football Thompson said saw a man make a decision in the best interest of our Page ANOTHER PHARMACIST TO QUIT MUieD bmea at Me Wlver WflfMPWNU WM CwNM Mt Neighborhood pharmacies continue to be squeezed out By MICHAEL CODY StafT Writer ilton Wctfarwaki decided to clow his South IHNT BaBMaHl TO tin day an iaaurance payment for prescript ions arrived. The Independent pturmadet made on the deal From that came rent and the electric bill and own for nearly nine hours' work. fete to a point where tt's Mr. WatkowsU laid. you and more all the and you for He'll doee for good fcy Dec. ending pgttent recorda to a store. The 'Tor Renrpgn was potted in the store window Friday and at least one cuttomer Paula Barber of DavHtonville cried when she heard the news there's another one gone It's all going to be Barber said just hit me like a too of Tne trend to clear enough Of 460 independent pharmacies statewide at the start of more than closed. ere more pharmacies left where the pharmacist la behind where they're working ao furtoualy they can't or are not acceaeiMe it MM David executive director of the Maryland Pharmacists Association in Baltimore. Insurance companies and health management organizations now control 70 percent of prescription drug salai. Page Nursing home funds shot down By BART JANSEN Staff Writer A million proposal to build a nursing home and assisted living center near Annapolis was dead on arrival at the County Council last night The developers could find a different source of financing that would revive the Beechwood Heritage Nursing Home at 2700 South Haven Road In one of the most raucous coun- cil hearings in about 100 neighbors turned out to oppose the project that would create a 150 000-square-foot building twice the size of the Safeway on Forest Drive Thirty opponents char acterlzing the developers as Penn- sylvania outsiders seeking to drive away the peninsula's wildlife and clog its two lane road The council unanimously op posed the measure because of confu sion over the disorganized presenta tion from developers and the failure to describe the project to neighbors are just too many ques- said Councilman William C Mulford R-Annapolis Beechwood officials sought tax Proposed nurelng facility rejected free state which feature a lower interest rate on the debt than bank for the project Their proposal was to build a ISO-bed nursing home and 67-bed assisted-living center with 200 staffers Page Can state afford two NFL ASSOCIATED PRESS LANDOVER For the privilege of having a second National Foot ball League team in Gov Parris Glendening yesterday prom- ised million in road improve ments securing a deal with Wash- ington Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke to build a stadium just inside the Capital Beltway Executive persuasion' was the phrase Mr Glendening used to ex plain how differences between Mr Cooke and Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry had melted away bringing the Redskins one step closer to a new seat stadium in Landover just 5 miles away from RFK Stadium It still requires legislative ap- proval by both the County Council and the General Assembly But the project is not expected to falter in the Prince George's County which has already once voted in favor of changing zoning laws to accommodate Mr Page WHAT DO YOU Gov Parrfaji Glendening has negotiated an'agreement with Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke to at his own a million football stadium in Prince George's County The state would install million worth of roads and other improvements The stadium would create jobs and generate tax revenue The Capital would like to know what you Call 280-5971 by 11 p m tonight to leave a brief response If you are you may send your comments via e-mail to in the subject area of the e-mail type in Redskins Man appeared OK before murder-suicide INSIDE By MARK DAVENPORT Severna Park Staff Writer County police are convinced that a Severna Park man appeared sta ble just hours before he killed his son and himself last .week. .After a routine review of the .events of a visit Wednesday night to Manhattan Beach home of Brian Lance Kennedy and his son Gabriel there were indications of the police spokesman Randy Bell said this morn Police spoke to Mr. Kenaedy this to kill himself answered the door and ap- peared fine He told the officer that there were rumors she was dissemi I natlng to friends and family be- cause of a domestic Offi- cer Bell said ac- tually told the officer he wasn't going to commit suicide A neighbor had complained that police didn't take Mrs Kennedy's complaint seriously enough But officers could not have legally taken Mr Kennedy away from his home unless he appeared to poee an immediate danger to himself or others. Officer Bell said. ttM Into the tee ebownttaat the pair died actually told the officer he wasn't going to commit Officer Randy police spokesman between 3 and 7 a m Thursday just hours after the said Sgt Robert Homicide Unit supervisor Father and son were found on his bed in sleeping and a 38-caiiber revolver was lying on the he said. Ma. who Ifrea in Oho Bdmk toond the bodies the next afternoon at about 4 30 when she Went to check on her son Officials at Point Pleasant Ele- mentary School in Glen Burnie were aware that Gabriel had a troubled home Principal Eve- lyn Reed said a second-grade was a friendly creative youngster who did a perfect impression of the movie character E T the extrater she said The school assembled a crisis team Friday to tell children and parents of the deaths Team mem- bers stayed until 8 30 p m and held counseling hours at the school over the Ms Reedaald Mr. a aelfemployed had two previous con victions for battery against a former wife in 1984 He pleaded guilty in 1977 to a daytime breaking and according to court re cords His home was a rundown water- front and neighbors said he may not have worked In a while Family members have refused comment A private memorial service was held yesterday for Gabriel Details of Mr Kennedy's funeral arrange- ments were not available School official charged m sex case A4 Health officials stumped by reports of odors C2 B4 A4 B6 A7 A7 A6 01-6 B5 A7 Arundel Report Births Business Calendar Classified Club Notes Comics Croft on Crossword Death Notices Circulation Cl Editorials A7 Honor roll Bl-3 Lottery AS Movies CWI Obituaries B4 Police Beat C4 Sevema Parti C2 Sports D4 Television 04 Tides 268-4800 Staff Writer PJ SHuty contrib- uted to this story ;