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Capital, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Orioles lose to Kansas 7-2 SEE SPORTS A TLGHT Frr V.. Moving to smaller home can be a challenge Dl OCTD ARCHIVES. AYE. LAUREL MB SATURDAY Military chiefs to hold meeting on SIZZLING JULY 1995. MD NEWSSTAND- 350 by Capital Concrete and granite give the first Indications of what the Improved Main Street will like when It'la finished. The first 10-day delay only hitch in reconstruction project ByJEFFNELSON The reconstrnction of Main Street is about. 10 .days behind schedule after five months of. delaying the tion from dusty field to roadway until mid- August. Although the million project's first phase will not be .done by the target date of Aug. the work has gone easier than most city officials Much of .the delay is due to the late addition of sprinkler lines for many build- ings rather than the discovery of unex- pected obstacles. happy. This has gone much smoother' than anyone anticipated at least for the bottom it's starting to wrap up. Things will move very fast said Joe the city engineering chief assigned to oversee the project. Engineers won't target a completion but the city is planning a mid-point bash for late August. thinking about a block party with said city Economic Devel- opment Coordinator Mary Burkholder. Workmen for Fort Meyer Construction of have been laying the' heavy granite curbs that define the new look for the city's historic central through- way and its sidewalks. .Since Annapolis' central avenue Utility workers dig deeply Into the street. The moonscape of dirt and trenches will soon shift to the upper section of the past Conduit Street. has been a fenced-in chaotic ballet of intensive labor aimed at giving the city street a face lift and replacing its internal organs all at once.. Beginning crews will lay asphalt oh the theiva soupy mixture of Xsand-aod ..'belaid. Plans call for bricklaying for both the and road to go 24-hours a. day with workers pushing each of the 6.1-pound bricks place by hand. By the'time the pRjject Is completed in there will be nearly million pounds of bricks oh Main For.merchants at the bottom of the the end of the first phase is a blessing. Automobiles wijl be able to drive by and park in front of their doors for the first time in five months. Traffic will be allowed only to Francis giving a new outlet for the heavy traffic that has backed up at City Dock while trying to squeeze out of the city through two residential streets. With the completion of phase the work crews will move their heavy equipi- ment into -the top half .of Main.Street and transform it into the moon landscape of holes and trenches strollers have seen in lower half of the street. going to be said David Kneas. general manager of Oceans II music store on the top half of the street. have a natural tendency to stop at Conduit Street up Main Street's and the Page Heart equipment to be upgraded By P.J. SHUEY Staff Writer Starting this county residents who suffer cardiac arrest will have a greater likelihood of if only because life- saving equipment is nearer At the Maryland City fire station. County- Executive John Gary and Fire Administra- program to place automatic exter nal defibriliators portable heartbeat- restoring machinery' in each of the county's 29 fire stations. Mr Gary said the program follows a commitment he made to bolster public safety. is something the public can touch and he said. a small item. but it may have a big Each defibrillator costs with the total cost of placing them in each station at reaTt Mr Gary said Mr Halford compared emergency medi- cal benefits of widespread use of the equip- ment to advances trade in firefighting when smoke detector became prevalent think will have the same effect as smoke detecto s did in the late he said. Ray SmaDwood. chief of the Maryland City Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Page deflbrUlator along with Hammad Malik. In Unda standing by the and Susan all of whom are emergency medical technicians. Accompanying from left to are County iecuflve JoWi Gary. County Fire Chief Stephen and County Counclfman Bert L. Rice. The county plans to place the deflbrfflatoni In of the county's 29 Goddard shifts into Congress ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep Steny Hoyer predicted yesterday the House Appropriations .Committee will derail a move to shut down the Goddard Space Flight Center within three years Mr. D-St. said'- lawmakers are trying to work out a deal to spare Goddard without a vote by the -Appropriations Committee scheduled for Tuesday just may be worked out without a said. believe we have the votes to staunch this'thing on Mr. Hover's comrrients an appear- ance before about 450 Goddard employees who were stunned Monday when a key House subcom- mittee .approved a plan by Jerry. R-Calif.. to close Goddard arid move most of its Calif. About Anrfe Arundel County residents work at .the facility. James V. Ryan of Arijiapolis. a computer. systems engineer the space center set for retirement next 'seemed to believe the jobs would be saved. not that 'happy about it. I don't think it's going to be that big a but who People here 'have been saying don't worry about it. ke.ep.. Mr. Lewis is chairman of the House tions subcommittee that handles the National Aeronautics and Space Administration budget. Joining 'Mr. Hoyer in what resembled a pep rally. were Gov. Parris Democratic Senators Paul Sarbanes. and Barbara Mikulkski and seven of the eight Maryland members of the House of Representatives. The Maryland officials complained the- pro- posal was -noting that Mr district is about 75 miles from which is represented' in the House by a' fellow Republican is a raw power grab by a congressman from California It's not going to work We're going to said Rep. Benjamin the bipartisan group of officials' com- plained the subcommittee approved the shutdown without hearings or even informing Maryland's congressional delegation. Already reeling from plans to close or cut back military installations that will cost-the state federal Maryland officials warned dosing Goddard would have a devastating eco-' iibWc Mr. Lewis' plan would transfer most of the. 3.500 government workers and the 9'.500 private contractor jobs at Goddard out of the state. President Clinton's budget proposal would trim NASA's outlay by million to billion. The president's proposal would require elimina- tion of private and public jobs at Goddard. But Mr. Lewis' plan would go much cutting a total of 8840'million from the NASA budget. In addition to Goddard. Mr. Lewis wants Ala. While Mr. Hoyer was predicting the shutdown proposal would -fail Ms. Mikulskl pledged a full scale if the plan should make it to the Senate. She described herself as about the proposal and compared it to Indianapolis Colts Page Be kind to pets as days heat up Michael Cromwell. emergency medical service division chief for the county Fire demonstrates an By MICHAEL CODY Staff Writer Cars heat up like ovens when left in the hot summer sun as motorists who return to them soon learn. Yet the county Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on Bay Ridge Avenue has received 10 complaints since the start of July about pet owners who have left dogs in hot cars. a lot 10 too said Joan Stuller. office manager at the SPCA office. On an 85-degree day. the temperature inside a closed car rises to 102 a dog's normal body within 10 minutes The therm- ometer registers 130 degrees just 20 minutes later. Local temperatures regularly have surpassed 90 degrees in recent days with a peak of 98 degrees yesterday. The National Weather Service forecast heat near 100 degrees today possibly a record but it will feel like 110 because of the humidity The state Department of Mental Health and Hygiene has continued its heat watch through the while the Maryland Department of the Environment projects the eighth ozone day of the year and the fourth this week The MDE also reported that air quality in the fe'fleTll alr-pnttuttorr standards yesterday State officials advised resi dents tn limit dnvma and avoid mowing lawns with gas-powered motors Meanwhile veterinarians and others urce consideration for the well being of pets No 1 is don I take your animal in the car with you if you're going to be parked stress irranimals can be so it's important to treat it Dr. Brian veterinarian said Dr. Brian Cassell of the private. Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clime on Generals Highway. When he leaves notes signed cerned pet on parked cars with flogs then after W minutes to make sure the driver has returned biggest sign a dog may he overheating is labored panting almost Dr. Cassell said. Other symptoms tn watch for. ri'rordme to the Humane Society of the United aro glazed dizziness and vomiliim when an animal i- at that point. they're in big Sniiier --ind Dogs who exercise with their some- times suffer from cxhati'-hon or Ivai stroke. rn al are nipht. with w.iter m rx-ttfr'than loeynvj day Should pet he ret orrinvn not tre-roiri hath Blond th heat mav If persist after half an should be taken to HE AT. Page a rrxil i radiate problems INSIDE ARUNDCL The County t y ...Hi. 'rtl__. i r Arf. I TeltKie I5SVW. VA paper. also is Vlon.f.a Se'es says hf at V S Ow Cl Circulation From Kent Island All other departments 4 268-7000 268-4800 327-1583 268-5000 By John Grffts For The Caprtrt A ;