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Capital, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland O's look to start a win streak Cl DON'T CRY Vidalia onions make their spring appearance Bl Onion tarts are a popular use for Vldallas. Downtown parking gets easier with valet service Dl TOMORROW- SOME SUN DETAILS PAGEA15 WEDNESDAY MAY MD 35C Gary takes heat for salary proposal County Executive John G. Gary Jr. outlines his million budget for the County Council. Proposals for additional staff members and higher salaries for his top aides sparked pointed questions yesterday from the council. Council questions staff pay increases By BART JANSEN Staff Writer County Council members yesterday grilled County Executive John G. Gary Jr 's administration over a proposal to expand its staff and boost the salaries of top aides. Mr. Gary wants to continue funding a controversial liaison position with the police and fire create another similar slot that is yet unfilled and extend contracts with three consul- tants. Under Mr. Gary's proposed fiscal 1996 his Ruthanne. who heads the Community Services would get two new staff each of whom would get a leased car to drive. And Mr. Gary also has proposed raising the salary ceilings for his five top aides so they all earn within the same pay range. The council asked pointed questions about Mr. Gary's proposal to continue paying Aubrey Linton a year to be the liaison between the administra- tion and Acting Police Chief Robert Beck and Acting Fire Administrator Steven D Halforci don't think we need a said Councilman William C Mulford II. who suggested anyone can call the county Police Department don't talk to the county asked Council Chairman Diane R. Evans. R-Arnold. Kenneth H. the county executive's chief of replied that all departments outside of public safety fall under who speak directly to Mr Gary Mr. Liiiton serves that purpose for the Police and Fire he said But Councilman John J Klocko asked if the chiefs would be confused about whether to call Mr Rumsey or Mr. Linton with a problem. creating a dual Mr. Klocko said. seems confusing and overlapping Rumsey said the arrangement been working fine so Mr Linton would be paid from the Fire Department budget rather than through the executive's office Mr. has also pro- Page Senior sailors steady at the helm B By CHRISTOPHER MUNSEY Staff Writer ernice Rpsenberry remembers the frightening sight of crashing waves as she and her motored from a sheltered Bahamian harbor last year. Big waves moving onto the shallower waters near the harbor rocked their 35-foot Pearson sailboat in breaking surf. Mrs. hung on for dear life. just I'm not hooked up to the and I guess I'll be belly-up in she said. But their boat Ptarmigan made it and within her eyes thrilled to the sight of three whales flashing close by. in all of our trips have been wonderful she said. Whether they spend an afternoon on the Severn River or months in the senior sailors set an example for fellow boating enthusiasts. A pair of the area's far-ranging elderly Mr. and Mrs. Rosenberry have racked up thousands of miles aboard Ptarmigan. Since the who live in Dreams Landing on the have made some 10 long- distance voyages together. They've sailed to Maine and back three times. Their other favorite circuit is south on the Intracoastal Waterway to then across to the a journey they've made seven times. we're going to pile up the we might as well stay out for Mrs. Rosenberry said. Once in the they spend several weeks sailing around the Abacos. They favor milder and if there's rough they'll stay safe in port until it passes. get in trouble when you have a schedule and have to leave said Mr. 74. They both think it's a good idea for older sailors to stay in shape. When they're not the Rosenberrys work out three or four times a week at a local health club. Rest also is important during the weeks spent Mrs. Rosenberry said. a good eight hours sleep every night. And stay she said. They do everything younger sailors can do just a little more carefully. just more careful. But it doesn't stop By J. Herison The Capital Senior sailors Ward and Bernlce Rosenberry stand In front of their Pearson 38 sailboat temporarily stored on land at a Deale boatyard. Come they'll head down the Intracoastal Waterway to Florida. you from doing she said. In contrast to the Rosenberrys' far-ranging Don does most of his sailing close to home. He keeps his boat Tom a 25-foot gaff- rigged at a cove in the shadow of the Severn River Bridge. A retired naval officer and 1944 Naval Academy Mr. Millar lives in Lindamoor with his wife. Several days a he'll be out sailing up and down the Severn River. many days of the week as I can weather he said. Most of the days he single-hands the boat not that big. I can handle all the lines and he said. The only concession he makes to his age is a broad-billed hat to keep the sun off his head. Page Judge Goudy to retire from Circuit Court By BRIAN WHEELER Staff Writer H. Chester Goudy Severna Park v former prosecutor and one of the county's most senior will retire from the Circuit Court bench on Aug. 1. Judge confirmed yes- terday that he sent a letter Friday to the governor an- nouncing that he'll step down just a month shy of what would have been his 18th anniversary as a jurist. The GOUDY which had been widely could pave the way for the first woman or black judge to be appointed to the nine-member bench in the county's highest court. On the same day that Judge Goudy announced his Gov. Parris N. Glendening signed an executive order requiring that race and gender take equal priority as experience in the selection of a process that falls to local committees and the governor. Adding more credence to the possi- bility that the governor would choose a woman or a black candidate is that neither group has ever been repre- sented on the county Circuit Court At the county District the only woman is Judge Martha F. and the only black is Judge Clayton Greene Jr Though the selection process would be open to any several obser- vers said privately that those two would be the front-runners to fill Judge Goudy's seat. Andrea director of policy and legal affairs for the declined to comment on who might be chosen. But with many seats on local nominat- ing commissions still Judge Goudy's replacement might not be chosen until after he steps down. looking at July before we can be getting the names for the she said The most recent addition to the Circuit Court bench was Judge Law- rence H Rushworth in 1989. Many associates say Judge a Severn School graduate who received his law degree from the University of has fit a mold consistent with many of the county's judges an unassuming person who quietly and diligently goes about his business. been an outstanding just extremely conscientious and said Julian who worked with Judge Goudy as a prosecutor in the late 1960s. not a soft but he also bends over backwards to be Since he was appointed by former acting governor Blair Lee in Judge Goudy has carved out a reputa- tion as one of the county's toughest if not the toughest Though no formal comparisons are several colleagues said Judge Goudy fre- quently hands down prison sentences that are stiff when compared to his fellow judges. But they're quick to note that the judge's tough sentences don't mean he acts arbitrarily. Several lawyers de- scribe him as even as some- one who agonized over decisions dur- ing his first years on the bench. are tough no- said Circuit Court Judge Warren B. Duckett he gives you what he thinks you And Mr. Stevens noted that Judge Goudy has presided over several notor- ious cases that cry out for stricter punishment from murders to the high-profile trial of alleged drug king- pins Roger and James Emory two years ago. of the reason he's been given that reputation is because he's handled some of the tougher Mr. Ste- .vens said. The son of a prominent Baltimore lawyer. Judge Goudy was born in Baltimore in but spent most of his life in Severna Park. He first gained notoriety for his lacrosse play- ing on national championship squads at the University of Maryland in 1955 and 1956. After leaving law school in he worked for his uncle's law firm in Baltimore before joining the county State's Attorney's Office in 1965. As Mr. Stevens' he seemingly was poised to become the county's top prosecutor but declined to run in instead retreating into general practice Page Loaded gun brought to school by 8 INSIDE 4 M By P.J. SHUEY and LESLIE GROSS Staff Writers An 8-year-old Ferndale was ar- rested yesterday morning for bringing a loaded handgun to and his mother and her boyfriend may also face charges The gun. a 32 caliber Lorcm semiau was discovered when it fell to the floor of a cafeteria at Hilltop Elementary School'in Ferndale said Officer Randy countv police spokesman A teacher saw the gun fall and confiscated it shortly before noon The who's in third grade told police he found the weapon in a moving box. The box had been brought to his home in the 2700 block of Wegworth Lane one week and hadn't been unpacked The boy's identity is being withheld because of his age The which belongs to the bovfriend of the child's con- tained three rounds The 8-year-old had given the weapon to a friend to hold The gun fell from the friend's book bag onto the cafeteria floor and was discovered. The suspect and his mother were Page Ask a Vet Births........ Calendar Campus News Capital Camera Chef's Choice A12 A6 All B12 B8-9 813 Classified D2 Comics C6 Crossword D9 Death Notices D12 Dog s World A12 Editorials Entertainment Kent Island Lottery Movies Obituaries Police Beat Sports Television Tides West County A14 BIO B4 A4 Bll A15 A8 A15 C15 Bll A15 B6 Classified....................268-7000 Circulation..................268-4800 From Kent 327-1583 All other departments..268-5000 Smog season hovers in area ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE For many the summer months mean fun and frolic. But for sweltering summer days mean the beginning of Mary- land's smog season and looming health problems affecting everyone from exercise fanatics to asthmatic inner-city children. an invisible said Caryn who works for the state air and radiation management ad- ministration. the only severe air pollution problem we have in the state Maryland exceeded federal stan- dards for ground level ozone on 11 days during the season last according to the state Department of the which will begin daily ozone forecasts May 15. Ozone levels rose into what are considered unhealthy levels on 79 days in the state last according to an American Lung Association study based on figures compiled by state environmental officials The association has tougher standards than the state During the May-to-September smog the Baltimore metropo- litan area is one of the 10 worst in the United States for ground-level according to the federal En- vironmental Protection Agency. But poor air quality isn't limited to tfie state's urban areas. It reaches into some of the more rural parts of the Baltimore-Washington corridor during the summer experts said yesterday. a statewide said Larry an air pollution expert at the lung association For unhealthy levels of ground-level ozone were measured on 33 days at a monitoring station in Millington in rural Kent County last the lung association study said. During the same a station in Baltimore recorded unhealthy levels Page ;