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Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Former chief justice Burger dies at 87 A3 WINNING BIG The Orioles' 10-1 victory comes with a price 62 Palmeiro beats the tag to second base. River trip still 'a even when stuck Bl HOWELL MICROFILMS PO BOX 155S LAUREL MD Glamtal -TOMORROW COOLER DETAILS PAGE A9 JUNE MD By David W Trozzo The Capital School leaving board By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer School board member Dorothy D.' Chaney isn't insulted when her col- call her the board Wrapping up two terms on the county school board this she tuts seen the education budget dou- _ the student body grow by students and 300 more teachers hired. Since being appointed-by former governor Harry Hughes in 1985' to represent south county. Mrs Chaney has watched teacher salaries in- crease from S25.000 to a year The Lothian speech pathologist fias worked with four different super- intendents and 25 other board mem- bers the most experienced board board Vice President Tho- mas R. Twombly said. lose a five-year window. You cannot put a dollar amount on Described as an in- Mrs. Chaney said that is what she will miss the most being 'Tve seen schools go from a two-room schoolhouse with no schools with state-of-the-art computers. And I consider that Dorothy Chaney behind the scenes. have mixed she said years of service is probably long enough for the person and for the county. I'll miss being on the inside I like being where the action Retired county police lieutenant Michael J who lives near Tracys Landing in south will replace Mrs. Chaney when her term expires Saturday. She leaves a school system facing a million fewer disciplinary problems and over- crowding. She has watched as schools have had to be closed because of a lack of students Now one-third of all class- rooms are and schools are waiting in line for needed renova- tions. She said one of the and issues she had to cope with was the closing of Came Weedon Elementary' School. Only 33 students were attending but a group of parents fought fiercely to keep it open. believed it should be she said. relatives didn't agree. It was an emotional begin- ning With Mrs. Chaney's the school is a science center today Since 1985. Mrs. Chaney has fo- cused on making schools accessible to disabled Students and getting more funding for early childhood educa- tion Her career as a speech pathologist with county schools and the Com- munity Action has given her insight into decisions about curricu- lum and she said. Helping young children with speech has also been the impetus for another issue she worked for1 equity When students are not successful in it is often because' of language That is why channeling more resources into more economically disadvantaged areas has been a priority. not an easy decision because everyone pays she said. our society has to look out for every- What bothers her the most about leaving the board now is the tight Page Local clinics may bring baby III Nearby fertility Services can make process easier By MARY ELLEN LLOYD Staff Writer Her mom things Mi- chelle Mandeville. conceived through in vitro is a miracle baby. feut others might consider Theresa ianrj Charles Mandeville to be niif afcle considering how hard to have their baby. For the Severna Park mom was m Greater Baltimore Medical Cen- ter's fertility clinic at 6 every morning. That was after getting home at a m from heY job in the city After leaving the she would rush home to care for the couple's two adopted children so Mr Mandeville could get to his daytime job at Westing- house. The who had tried un- successfully to have children through a program at Jofens Hopkins Hpjpital about six yeari say the wfcfC fertility clinic's expertise paid off. But local doctors and hospital offi- cials say the Mandevilles' hectic sched ule is all too familiar for dozens of local couples trying to have children For years. Anne Arundel County couples have had few choices but to travel to Baltimore or By David W Trozzo The Capital Theresa and Mandeville of Sevema Park are among area parents who bad to go to a Baltimore fertility clinic became services were limited In the county at the time. Mrs. Mandeville la holding 3-month-otd who waa conceived through In vitro while Mr. MandevWe la surrounded by the couple's other and 3. for high-tech ferpty servjces. Bat with its many tWdtteome famil- ies and an aging group of potential the county in recent years has become fertile ground for the growth of services for infertile couples health- care providers say. Now that employers or health plans are limiting how much they will cover such high high-cost fer- tility clinics have more incentive to recruit and offer more services in the Annapolis area lot of health insurance riofs not cover as much fertilitv work as it used said GBMC spokesman Vivienne Stearns Elliott Although several local obstetricians 35C member .Dorothy D. Chaney brushes off her horse Bristol Bay at her Lothian home. Mrs. Chaney wraps up 10 years of service on the board this week. claim stirs controversy Double jeopardy plea before state high court By BRIAM-WHEELER Staff Writer His car had weaved along the Baltimore-Washington Parkway for at least 2 miles. Three cans from a six- pack of beer sat on the front seat of his car But if there was any doubt that Edward Hutcherson Jr. was drunk that that was erased when a state trooper asked him to count backward from 90 to 70. The Baltimore resident 98. 97. 94 He ended up on Five months later. Mr Hutcherson is preparing io tell a county Circuit Court judge that he doesn't have the right to find him guilty. Mr. Hutcherson plans to use a con- troversial defense strategy that has ignited a firestorm in the legal com- munity in the last'few months. Because his driver's license already was sus- finding Mr. Hutcherson guilty of drunken driving would be double attorney claims. doesn't matter whether it's an administrative hearing or a criminal the pnhciple is still the said his attorney. Stephen H. Sacks. being penalized twice for the same That argument has drawn fire from prosecutors drunken driving y defhstbpygb are Advantage. But it's also an argument that has won over many who say that the state's attempts to clamp down on drunken driving have taken a razor blade to the With a slew of drunken-driving cases at risk of being the state's highest court agreed last week to hear a test case from Montgomery County that could be headed for the U.S. Supreme Court. case in the state could be on the line in this said Michael Spokesman for the state Attor- ney General's Office. The debate revolves around an often- misunderstood phrase in the Constitu- tion's Fifth Amendment. It states that no citizen accused of a crime can be put in jeopardy of life and The clause means that no one can be tried twice for the same crime If a can't reach a a defendant can be but if he is found not he is off the hook once and for all. By the same no defendant can be punished twice for the same crime. Once a judge has handed down a prison for he can't tack on Page and gynecologists offer some none offer the specialized care needed for sophisticated therapies such as in vitro or intrauterine insemination or the freezing of em- bryos for future transfer into the rus The Mandevilles had Michelle through the latter technique. As an Michelle was frozen for about a month before being transferred back into the uterus through in vitro fertili- zation you look at it's just a her mother said. Mrs Mandeville said some physi- cians offer IVF. but she preferred going through a clinic with vast experience in the techniques Uinda Wilfong. a spokesman for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Marvland. said state law requires insurance com- panies to offer fertility services through their individual and group health plans. But employers that self-insure their health plans are exempt from the requirement like have recently placed caps on how much they will pay as part of efforts to manage health care costs Westinghouse formerly had no limit on medicalU necessary fertility ser vices As of Jan I. it placed a lifetime cap of for each family on the services as part of a ide. ongoing review of health care costs. Page drugs a way of life for boy's parents ASSOCIATED PRESS SMITHSBURG The parents of a Maryland boy abandoned at a California shopping mall at the beginning of the month have a history of drifting from job to job and were both serious drug according to family and friends Wolfgang Von was found abandoned around June 1 in a Montgomery Ward store in the seediest part of San Calif. He was found clad in dirty overalls and a stained un- aware of where he came from and how he ended up 3.000 miles from home. Police said the boy's Wolfgang and Lisa Nest- 24. left their son at the mall after driving cross-country from the Ha- gerstown area They reportedly re- turned'to Maryland by hitching their way on a strawberry truck that picked them up in authorities said. On June they turned up'in Hagerstown. where they made no contact with relatives but crashed a party. Washington County sheriffs investigator Richard N. Ziolkowski said they bragged of purposely leaving their son behind. A day they apparently headed up the Appalachian Trail. The couple hasn't been heard from since Wolfgang and Lisa Nester met four years ago in a Hagerstown Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Before they Lisa had al- ready been involved in dozens of failed having four other children by four different men. Those children are being raised by her parents in Boonsboro. who are also seeking custody of Wolfie. never had any real con- cern for family said her moth- er Marjorie Savage. doesn't see where anything should hold her Page INSIDE 2 24 pages Arundel Report Broadneck Calendar Classified. Comics Crossword Death Notices Editorials Bl A5 65 67 A6 B13 B6 A8 Lottery Monday s Child Movies Ohiluanes Police Beat Sports Television Tides A4 A7 B6 A9 A9 B24 B5 A9 Classified....................268-7000 Circulation..................268-4600 From Kent 327-1683 All other departments..268-6000 Portions of The Capital are printed each day on recycled paper The newspaper also is recyclable ;