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Capital, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Maiyland slams Tech Congress at the plate OCTO ARCHIVES 312 LAUREL AVE LAUREL MD 50707 Teaching manners should be a civil rite SEE FAMILY LIVING PAGE Cl Sauerbrey lawsuit to PETA cottontail avoids jail- Capital CLOUDS DETAILS- PAGE A9 THURSDAY JANUARY 1995. ANNAPOLIS. MD It's an eerie feeling' 60-year-old recalls agony of crawl for help ByPJ.SHUEY Staff Writer While edging her way along the ground Friday Shirley McManus said she just kept thinking About getting to the house. just wanted to get from point A to point she said. With a shattered bruised ribs and a gash on her it took the 60-year-old Arnold resident more than W minutes of crawling back ward to make it the few yards from the end of her driveway to her living room. Around a.m. she was hit by a car while walking her dog along Baybourne Drive and was left at the end of her driveway. Feeling and and with friends and family visiting and sending she recounted the ordeal from her bed at Anne Arundel Medical Center in where she is recuperating. really had to inch it because I didn't know what I was going to she said. called out every now and then but they couldn't hear me because the windows were County police in the Eastern District are searching for the driver of the car that hit MB. McManus was taken from where she was hit to her driveway by the young man who may have been responsible. While Ms. McManus lay injured on the roadway after she was a short distance from her a car pulled up. couldn't get and I tried and Ms. McManus said.'It's aft eerie A young man-helped her into his car. asked if he was in high and he said Ms. McManus said. Once inside the she noticed the windshield was smashed. Her grey walked back to Sue house. wouldn't go anywhere near that McManus laughed. Page SMrtoy at Anne AmmM Medteat Center yesterday after a Jwrowfftg experience Friday when ahe WM by car and forced to crawl to her home with a shattered bnriawl and a forehead. Police are ctUI ktoldng for the teen-age driver who htt drove her to her front lawn and dumped her there. HOME 25C 33c School plan could move kids Public hearing set for Feb. 221 By DENNIS SULLIVAN Staff Writer The county school board yesterday approved a plan that would move students from across the county into a new school to help ease classroom overcrowding. The which would shift school is based on a series of recommendations from Superintendent Carol S. Parham that the board altered only slightly so about 200 students from Seyerna Park can remain in their neighborhood schools. It will now go before the public in a series of hearings beginning Feb. and must be voted on by April 30 if it is to go into effect for the next school year. And although there was little debate yesterday among the board it is expected to be one of the most bitter and emotional issues to come before the board in two decades. some stuff in there that's not the best but it's the best of a bad board Vice President Thomas Twombly said. see that and hopefully other people will see that but we are dealing with people's children and that's a very volatile Mr. Twombly said he wasn't sur- prised by the ease with which Mrs. Parham's recommendations were ap- proved and credited the volunteers who served on the Committee on County- wide Redistricting. The committee pre- sented Mrs. Parham with a plan in November to move students after an eight-month study. Like most counties in school construction money has not kept pace with enrollment in parts of Anne Arundel and school officials are now scrambling to send some students to less crowded schools. The board adopted all but three of Page SCHOOL BOARD'S APPROVED PLAN The following redlstrlctlng plan was approved by the school board yesterday to be presented at a series of public hearings beginning Feb. 22. A final plan must be voted on by April 30 If It Is to go Into effect for the 1995-96 school year. The board's plan changed only slightly from recommendations presented by Superintendent Carol S. Parham and a countywlde redlstrlctlng committee. Here are the changes proposed for the county's 12 high schobl feeder ANNAPOLIS HIGH Adopt the school board's April 1993 redlstrlctlng plan and put It Into place when Adams Park Elementary reopens. 9 Draw attendance areas for Adams Park Elementary In the 1996-97 school year. U is slated to reopen In September 1997. Continue to explore new sites for the Learning which handles students with disciplinary problems and Is now at Adams Park. Move South Shore Elementary School from the Old Mill to Annapolis feeder J Move students living In the tip of Mlllersvllle Elementary's attendance zone to South Shore Elementary. ARUNDEL HIGH Move students living In Seven Oaks from Odenton Elementary to the Meade feeder system once a new Meade Heights' Elementary school Is built Send all sixth-graders from Four Seasons Elementary in Gembrllls to Arundel Middle School beginning In September. Add a small wing with six Hostile Harwood crowd dumps on landfill expansion By MICHAEL CODY South County Staff Writer Perturbed and often resi- dents voiced unanimous hostility to- ward a Sands Road rubble landfill during a state Department of the Envir- onment hearing in Harwood last A quarter of the 100 people in attend- ance requested the microphone during a session that had the feel of a meeting. many here have problems with the askecTPefer dent of the Davidsonville Area Civic Association can't hear he shouted as most in the Southern High School auditorium raised a then cheered. Dean Weathers of Harwood stood to interrupt another speaker and offered for legal-defense fund only way you people are going to beat these G-- damned people is to get a lawyer and go to Mr. Weath- ers said. The hearing was held to consider whether P.S.T. Reclamation Inc. may open-a 45-acre landfill section -next'toA exBting pit. The company needs a state permit to but already has a county zoning exception needed for the expan sion. Presley S. owner of the land- said he is willing to negotiate with regulators and residents County officials do not oppose the and a draft state permit was distributed last night. is beneficial... that facilities exist within the county that can accept the rubble waste stream from construction and demolition said James deputy director of waste man- agement county should not consume the valuable and limited capacity at the Mtllersville Landfill for the disposal of One condition of the draft permit is that the rubble landfill can accept waste in daylight hours from 7 a.m. to 5 Monday through Satur- day Earth-moving and other heavy equip- ment cannot be operated when the landfill is except in emergen- according to the draft. General conditions that apply to all rubble landfills forbid medical radioactive untreated sew- age and other potential harmful materi- als The conditions also require regular reports on groundwater quality P.S.T. has a clean environmental record after two years of operation But many who testified last night doubt that it will hold up over time. takes years to find out what chemicals are said resident Larry Burns. are the compa- nies at that They're not there. We'll be left or 30 years from now to clean up their P.S.T. is greedy and kept in motion by a mother and daughter charged other they're said Celestine who does not believe reports that no hazardous materials are dumped on Mr Taylor's 150-acre site. it a matter of Are we a dumping asked her Dorothy Winters of Harwood. She and others pointed to the volume of out-of- state haulers that pull into Mr. Taylors landfill each day. A flier left anonymously at a sign tn table depicted a demolition truck with New Jersey plates. Page INSIDE SOUTH Tucked In the southern comer of the the small town of Rose Haven Is known more for waterfowl than cutting-edge art But things might be changing. Two well-known musical neers have opened a state-of-the-art recording studio. M 4 32 ArundeOeport...... Bl Calendar............ AS Movies......... Classified............ C5 Obituaries.... Comics................. D6 PoHcAeat..... Crossword..........CIO DeatlotlCM...... CIO SoutEounty.. Editorials............ AS Sports-... FamR Mng...........Cl-2 Television. Fo thOecord B2 Tides Mono roll............... B3 Vignettes. GOP takes charge as Gingrich grabs promises change A4 C4 A9 A9 84 Dl-5 C3 A9 B5 ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON A frantic first day of floor votes and revelry behind Republicans dominating Congress are out to show President Clinton and Democrats they are serious about their quest to reshape government. Leaders of both parties planned to meet with Clinton at the White House today a day after a jubilant GOP assumed of House and Senate for the first time in 40 years. But even before visiting the presi- top Republicans from both cham- bers made their intentions clear. New Senate Majority Leader Bob promised spending lower taxes and an end to laws that impose environmental end other costly requirements on states and local governments without the money to pay for them. in our government will be my and I hope it will be the purpose and principal accomplishment of the 104th Mr. Dole shortly after lawmakers kicked off their year's business yesterday. And in an emotional Rep Newt capped his rise from a nettlesome backbencher to House speaker and renewed his party's promise that the GOP would move on an agenda that includes tax and welfare an anti-crime package and a balanced budget amendment. were hired to do a and we have to start today to prove we'll do he told his minutes after a rousing greeting from fellow Republi- cans Their grueling opening which usually is brief and began at noon and lasted just under hours Wasting little Republicans ful- filled their first contract pledge and easily rammed through a slew of chang- es in House Term limits for the speaker and committee chairmen A requirement for three-fifths ma- jorities for approving income tax rate Page Howe Speaker Newt Gingrich hoMe Me tlret toy draft on lect night en Ccpttol H AP photo Jokingly M the Houee't ;