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Capital, The (Newspaper) - January 30, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland 65 mph bill tops agenda for state No CONTEST Rice lead 49ers' rout of Chargers B2 MVPShH 8 victory lap after the game abducted from front yard SEE ARUNDEL R DCTO ARCHIVES 312 LAUREL AVE LAUREL MD 20707 Okmtal WARMER PAGE All MONDAY JANUARYI30. ANNAPOLIS. MD 6 Wards of the Home teacher register daughter with public schools By DENNIS SULLIVAN StaffWriter mere technicality for many has become a moral dilemma for one Arnold parent who refuses to register 1 iter kindergarten-age daughter with comity public schools because it would be Cheryl Anne a 48-year-old single mother who teaches her daugh- ter at said she has no plans to register her child so officials can 1 monitor her progress State law re- 4joire9 all school-age children taught 4MhOme to be registered with the system. As a she faces up to a day in and the possibility of jail. in God's name would we r kids registered in a school where the courts have ruled must teach she would we submit our _ _ for those people to Ultyftfe not so stupid that we need their help. Why do we need Fto teach our I know fa best for my not She said giving an gov- ernment even a- little bit of control over her daughter's education would be a a matter of who do these kids belong she said they wards of the state or are they our John coordinator of pu- pfl services for county public couldn't say how many parents like Ms. Battles refuse to register their children. About four or five unregistered children are discovered in home schooling every year by anonymous phone callers. In most he parents say they were unaware that registration is a requirement for home Schooling. Page By J. HMIWNI The Capital SbcyMr-oU EmUy McCwm to twr Cheryl AIHM during honw teaching melon In their Bvtag room hi Arnold. Ms. Battles has boon teaching heir daughter at home and has no to comply wtth a elate law. HOME 25C NEWSSTAND Glemleiiiii to give up extra pension Gov. Parris N. Glendening this morn- ing agreed to forego supplemental re- tirement benefits to be paid to him by Prince George's County. Three of his top aides will also give up their benefits until they leave state service. In the first controversy of his 2-week- old Mr. Glendening was blasted over the weekend when reports sur- faced that he and thousands of other Prince George's employees from his years as county executive were now eligible for special retirement pay- ments. retirement are distracting to the business of running the governor said at a news conference in Annapolis. He announced that he will give up the county retirement benefits he is eligible for as will three of his including Chief of Staff Major Riddick Deputy Chief of Staff Mi- chelle Tucker Rozner and Personnel Secretary Michael J. knapp. Before leaving office following hti Nov. 8 election as Mr. ening sent a letter to all of his asking them to resign. He said he was doing it as a favor to incoming County Executive believing that he should be given the chance to appoint his own team or rehire Mr. Glendening's ear- ployees. But because of the letter the employ- ees could claim separa- from the meeting the requirement for anyone with 15 years of service in the county to immediately begin collecting supplemental retire- ment benefits. That included the three even though each of them was hired by the Page Groundhog fan club enjoys annual bash By DENNIS SULLIVAN StaffWriter While pondering life's greatest mys- a group of college students discovered one cold winter day that Groundhog Day would be a really good excuse to have a party. Few realized then just how brilliant an idea it was. Two decades the event has grown into an annual reunion for the former Anne Arundel Community Col- lege students along with now make up the Federation of Ground- hogs. They gather on the 'Saturday before Groundhog Day to vote on whether there should be six more weeks of and induct new friends into the federation with an oath pledg- ing to and defend the ancient laws of so help me Pooh said Rebecca Drew of Annapolis. one day a year to get together and find who had and it's not a Christmas card and it's not a birthday card it's a good excuse for all the people The with a membership list of spread throughout just about every state of the nation and in 28 celebrated its 20th anniver- sary Saturday at American Legion Post 175 in Severn Park to the music of And just as in past members came from as far away as North Caroli- Virginia and to name a few locales. just a way of being said Lillian Becker of one of about 70 members who showed up. work hard and I need a night of being n For it's a chance to renew old friendships. are people I went to school Page INSIDE Bottle thrown from car began man's medical ordeal ARUNDEL The developer of a housing project near Weems Creek will be fined for Ks part In muddying the creek during a recent a county official said last week.Bl Applying for a fishing li- cense will get some residents here hooked for delinquent child support under a new federal law. A2 The Pittsburgh Penguins kept their perfect record Intact yester- day by beating the Washington Capitals 4-LB2 Arundel Report-.. Bl Editorials.........A10 Broadneck......... AS Movies.-............. A7 Calendar------------ A6 Classified.............. B6 Sports........-. B2-5 Comics.____....... A9 A7 Crossword____fill Tktes.-.......------All Portions of Capital in printed each day on recycled paper. The newspaper also Is recyclable. Classified.......................268-7000 Circulation.....................268-4800 From KMt 327-1583 All other departments..268-5000 By MICHAEL CODY StaffWriter Darrel Click never saw the bottle that knocked out his front teeth on Jan. 20 as he was walking along Johns Hopkins Road in Crofton. Mr. doesn't know who threw the bottle or and remem- bers only the headlights of an oncoming car. The car had three or four he thinks He doesn't know its and can't describe the driver or passen- gers. County police investigators have no suspects. But another driver he tried to flag down may have witnessed the attack Mr. of Eastham went for a walk between 11 p.m. and mid- night after eating pizza with his family in Bowie. Near Lowell he was hit solidly in the mouth by an airborne beer bottle1. hit and it felt like everything went into my Mr. Clkk said. heard them talking as I was The impact spun Mr. Clkk and broke four or five teeth in half. It caved his lower teeth and tore his lips into shreds. felt like everything exploded in side my said Mr. who has been takmg meals through a straw ever since. just covered my mouth and tried to run a distance of more than half a mile. guess I staggered. It hurt so bad to Once at his apartment Mr. Click knocked until his wife answered. told her ahat I Darrel Click doesn't know who threw the bottle or and remembers the headlights of an oncoming car. didn't know whether she would believe he said. didn't want to explain. I needed Denise admits she wasn't up to the challenge. she fell to the floor in dizzy disbelief. was covered in blood. His face was covered by his and when he let them down I almost passed she said. was 'I can't help you. You've got to help Mrs. Click called her Kenny who came from his Crofton home to help with the crisis. Police and rescue workers soon and Mr. Click was taken to Anne Arundel Medi- cal Center in Annapolis. In four hours of oral Dr Horace Wood removed the broken roots of Mr. Click's top pulled his lower teeth back into and sewed his lips back together with more than 50 stitches. was really good He explained what was going said Mr. who was groggy but attentive through- out. some fractured teeth BOTTLE. Paw wrth Me frwin where bottto Mmd Crofton. Mr. CMok needed more tfian BO ettefcee to repair Me tarn ftp. i CaaM I IfeA MlAlfetAfl ;