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Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland I 3 HOWELI MICROFILMS P 0 BOX 1558 LAUKEi MI For sae page 11. VOL Cl NO. t37 JUNE 25 Cents GOOD PONT FORGET THE AMERICAN Heart As- sociation and the county Health Department will spon- sor a free blood pressure check from 11 a.m to 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Annapolis Mall. AREA SPEAKING at the Naval Secretary of De- fense Caspar Weinberger urges NATO nations to in- crease sea power. Page 35. CITYSCAPE CONSUMER TAKES drastic action. Page 35. KENT ISLAND BAND DIRECTOR Everett Peters of Annapolis thinks the child comes before the music. Page 19. MID-LIFE CRISIS THE TICKING of a woman's biological clock can cause a crisis in her 30s. Page 5. CHEFS CHOICE THE SEARCH continues for new and different chicken dishes. Page ENTERTAINMENT FRANS BRUEGGEN and Leon Fleisher will be among the guest artists of the Annapo- lis Brass Quintet Page 30. STATE A PLAN to liquidate First Maryland Savings and Loan has been delayed Page 4. SCIENTISTS WARN that the Earth is overheating from air pollution. Page 2. CONGRESS ASKS top NASA officials to testify today on the shuttle explosion. Page 3. SPORTS THE BREWERS down the Orioles a second time. Page 23. PEOPLE A NEW JERSEY couple gave new meaning to the age is when they each bought lottery tick- ets without the other's knowl- edge and won a double jackpot of nearly mttUoa yesterday. Aathoay M. of Has. sad his wife held the only wtnniHj tickets out of 4.5 mil- lion sold for the drawing. always together on said Mrs. Janeiro. excited about Mrs. Janeiro bought four tickets Friday. Janeiro spotted the tickets Monday and thought they were from a pre- vious so be went out and bought four more with the same numbers. For a took at other people in the news sw ptge 3. LOTTERY drawn Three-digit SSS Pick 4 mi INDEX 4 44 pages Bosiaess Cakadsr Classified cohtmos Crossword Bdftoriab EoterUtametrt KeatlsUad Food page OMtmariM PotteeBeat 29 3M2 43 10 ttstiafs 11.14 11 11 a-a 31 LOOK SCHOOL'S Photo by Bob QlHxm Seventh-grader Eric Petsehler and his classmates poured out of Batas Junior High yesterday and waved good-bye to students aboard a which was making Its final run on the last day of school. The view Is from Inside the bus. More than public school students began summer vacation Tuesday and won't return to classrooms until Sept. 2. 'Naked' Educators seek county insurance By PETER WEST Staff Writer With their officers and em- ployees vulnerable to the county school system and community college are seeking coverage from the county's self- insurance fund. are naked and we don't like said Rocci dean of adminis- tration at Anne Arundel Community Col- lege. The college and school system are backing a bill now before the County Council that would allow them to get the insurance protection they need. The college is a prime mover behind the legislation. Its liability insurance policy for officers and directors expired May 1. The Continental Casualty based in recently discontinued writing policies such as the one formerly held by AACC. Known as and the insurance covered officers and employees who may engage in The term does not necessarily include an illegal action. An oa Page Connell pmrofe Eastport Safeway closing By DEBRA VIADERO Business Writer After doing business in Eastport for 23 the Safeway store in the Eastport Shopping Center is closing. Safeway Stores Inc. this morning announced plans to close the store by July 19. had a very unprofitable situation there for said Larry a spokesman for the California-based supermar- ket chain. The departure could be a blow to scores' of Eastport residents who walk to the store to do their grocery shopping. is no other store in the that Walking shoppers face biggest loss I'm aware where such a high proportion of customers said Alderman Brad David- D-Ward 8. The store and the shopping center are in his district. If no new food store replaces the local residents will have no other food store within walking- distance. The nearest major supermarkets are in the Hillsmere neighborhood. Over the the Safeway has been especially popular with elderly people who live in the 608-unit Watergate Village apart- ments directly behind the store. An estimated 30 percent of about residents in the apartment complex are elder- said John manager of the apartments. already upset about it. I just hope something else comes he said. Residents of a number of public housing projects across the street on Bay Ridge Avenue also frequented the store. Lynn Ha president of the Eastport Civic certainly would on Page Col. Officials against early release By JOANNA BAMEY Stiff Writer Two federal parole examiners yesterday recommended parole be denied to former Anne Arundel County state Sen. Jerome urging be serve his full prison term for tax evasion. Denial of parole was also recommended this morning for Lloyd Council's law part- ner and said James a spokesman for the Allenwood Federal Prison Camp in Pennsylvania. The two Pasadena defense attorneys were sentenced to a year and day at the minimum- security prison. They began serving their terms on Feb. 8 and became eligible for pa- role this week. now before a parole com- mission which will rule on the recommenda- tions within 30 Youngman said. But Youngman said I that is highly un- likely that the commis- sion would overturn the based on my experience. And I could be entirely wrong. the commission relies quite heavi- ly on what the examiners be said. a power in Anne Arundel County politics tor 20 and Clinton went before the same pateie examiners. v Youngman said he did not know way the attorneys were denied an early release and the examiners could not be reached for comment. Youngman said parole examiners typically take into consideration an inmate's past severity of the and the effect it had on the public or whether the public's trust was betrayed. An inmate's behavior is also a factor in deciding parole. Both Connell and Clinton have been exemplary Youngman said. not unusual in the federal system to deny parole for a person who does not have a prior said Henery legal counsel for the parole commission in Philadel- phia. Sadowski said this morning that parole examiners place a lot of weight on an inmate's crime. If they feel an inmate has not yet been held for an offense.then parole is usually he said. But even when inmates are not they still may be released early for good behavior. Thus Connell and Clinton could be released after 8V4 Sadowski said. In the federal prison inmates sen- tenced to one year or less have to serve their full terms. Connell and Clinton were eligible for on Page 12. Col. JEROME CONNELL .should serve farm. High radon levels found in Lothian By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLAGER Staff Writer A south county borne has been added to the growing list of Mary- land where high levels of the radioactive gas radon have been found. The homeowner in whom state health authorities refused to recently reported radon lev- els of IM pieoeuries per liter. The U.S- Environmental Protec- tion Agency has set 4 picocuries as the level at which radon becomes a beakb hazard. Two other Anne Arundei County residents have found radon ID their but the levels were below the federal said Ray Feld- spokesman for the state De- partment of Health and Mental Hygiene. formed in. the decay of naturally occurring uranium in the seeps into buildings through cracks sad other openings m the foundation. The gas builds up. particularly during winter months when ventila- tion is and byproducts attach to airborne particles that can be inhaled. Exposure to radon increases risks of lung cancer in direct proportion to length of exposure and radon according to medical experts. While concern about radon is fair- ly a couple of it's going to be a big Feldmann said. The state health department is giving immediate attention to radon levels above 25 picocuries. But tic such as evacuation of the is not considered necessary until the radon level is at least Feldmann said. The highest level detected in Maryland is 250 picocuriei in a Frederick County home. Feldmann said. The health department is urging residents in Howard and Carroll counties to have their homes tested for radon because most cases of high levels have been detected in those areas. Each year to U.S. deaths are attributed to indoor according to the federal Centers for Disease Control. But Maryland health officials are unaware of any deaths in the state linked to Feldmann said. Devices for checking radon levels are available from two Maryland Geomet Technologies Inc. of Gennantown and Nucteon Lectern Associates of Obey. Nucleon sells two types of detec- tors. One measures radon over a four-day the other over six months. Geomet sells kits that work over a three-day period. aa Page CoL TWIN TRAILERS Lawmakers doubt safety of rigs on Ritchie By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer When it to tandem tractor trailers using Ritchie it case of safety. And when H comes to state legislators representing the north coaaty corridor where the double rigs travel say At a briefing in Aaaapotts yester- day Prestaa Tracking Co. officials fated to eaavlace the lawmakers that tracks be sBoved to nse the contested portiae of Route 2 Uakiag Aaaaaotts sad Baltimore 'Tai not to position to nake a JatffaMBt oa this oae way or anoth- said Sea. Joha Cade. R-Severaa after trucking company offi- ciali and eight lawmakers discussed the issue. of ui in the General Assem- bly have been opposed to double trucks using Ritchie because erf safe- ty considerations. Cade said think the eoBcern I have that aD of as have is the suitability of Boate 2 ss a rotd for Urge tracks. It's a read with numerous stop tfbts numerous It's a too many tnKks ea K DOW ai far as many of as sre coaeerned The tracking industry an ini- tial battle in May when a District Court jadfe ruled the twin trailers could use Ritchie Highway when traveling between terminals on the Eastern Shore and Glen Burnie But Cade said that victory may not be worth the price trucking officials paid for it obviously have the upper bsttd at this point because you ve got a court decision. But that may be a Pyrrhic Cade told the officials State law aUowi undent trackers drive the practical between a designated high way sad a tenamaL county Judge George M. Taylor ruled Taylor said that was ftgt ....Tflfl f think the concern I have that all of us have 'is the suitability of Route 2 as a road for large tandem trucks. If s a road with numerous stop numerous pedestrians. It's a road that's got too many trucks on it now as far as many of us are SeV7. John Put ;