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Capital, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Kiwis win Dl CAPS FALL Pens score 4 goals in 3rd to even series Dl Game p.m. at USAIr Arena. Business leader of year Bl TOMORROW RAIN DETAILS PAGEA9 TUESDAY MAY ANNAPOLIS MD 35C Alcohol look-alike causing city stir By MARK DAVENPORT Staff Writer Norman Brailey recognized the bottle almost immediately as a a pint-sized hqupr container usually found in brown paper bap His only question was why a 12-year-old was chugging from it have asked Mr who runs a community center in the Clay Street neighborhood of where drinking and drug use are' major concerns. The child showed him the new fruit juice by Everfresh Juice in a bottle complete with the hip hugging contours of its higher octane twins The company said it's just fun way to carry but many neighborhood leaders are de- manding the company change the packaging They're drawing community support for a boycott of the company if it doesn't respond to letter- writing campaign this community a lot of drinking is and we don't want our kids to emulate said Mr who runs the Stanton Center don't want our kids to fall into that Howard vice president of sales and marketing for the said the bottle is designed for easy not to resemble liquor are consuming these products on the usually consuming them on the street or in their he said Mr Eirinberg said that although children are likely buying the the target audience is 18- to 34-year-olds He said that once people become accustomed to the bottles holding they'll no longer be associated with liquor may resemble something but it's for jufice now Page By Mark Davenport The Capital Norman director of the Stanton Center In holds a bottle of Everfresh fruit juice and a bottle of vodka that share similar shapes. Many residents say the company Is glorifying alcohol abuse by making the new bottles look like pints of liquor. Revenue authority wins votes City Council scores 5 yeas in favor of spending agency By JEFF NELSON Staff Writer The first battle in what may be a long war to create a revenue authority in Annapolis ended last night with supporters of the spending agency on top As predicted by both sides before the the City Council voted 5 3 to approve a charter amendment allowing creation of the authorities Mayor Alfred A Hopkins and alder men Shepard D Ward Carl Q DWard Terne R Ward and Ellen 0 D Ward voted for the revenue authority Aldermen Louise D Ward Dean I Ward and Wayne C R-Ward voted against it Alderman Samuel DWard voted against the measure in one polling last night but left the room for the final vote A revenue authority is an appointed board with the power to issue bonds backed by profits from the projects they fund Supporters said opponents were us ing a misinformation campaign and obstructionist tactics in their efforts to stop the bill all my years in public office I have never seen an issue so blown out of perspective with so much mismforr mation out said Ms Moyer Opponents of the measure got in the first telling aldermen that a revenue authority would usurp peo pie's right to have a say in projects feel it creates a powerful new institution that will be free most government said Ted a downtown resident The hearing was punctuated with several interruptions by Mr who chastised two speakers for grab bmg the podium again after aldermen had held two public hearings on the issue already Debate among the aldermen brought forth rhetoric from both sides ranging from Quotes of Plato to promises of a civil on city issues Mrs Hammond raised an oft- repeated charge that the revenue au- thority is tied inextricably to a contro- versial proposal to build a conference and convention center Supporters of the charter shot the theory down by voting unanimously for Mrs Ham mond's motion to make it illegal for a revenue authority to fund a conference center Page Aldermen OK housing project for senior citizens. Cl Environmental trust reaches milestone ASSOCIATED PRESS The Maryland Environmental which just reached its acre mile stone for conserving land across the state focused much of its preservation activity on the Eastern Shore last year The trust this year is targeting a watershed area in the midsection of the Eastern Shore and an area surround ing Civil War Director Thomas Saunders said Since it began 28 years ago the trust has permanently preserved 50 000 acres of the state s natural includ ing more than 100 miles of Chesapeake Bay shoreline number of donated easements has been increasing steadily in the lasi five said Thomas director of the trug The trust was created by the General Assembly in 1967 to conserve and protect Maryland's open spaces Most of the properties have been protected through conservation easements These are agreements drawn up between landowners and the Maryland Environmental Trust that ensure that a property will not be developed be yond an agreed limit When somebody donates away devel opment rights on their the Inter- nal Revenue Service views it as a charitable Mr Saunders number of donated easements has been increasing steadily in the last five Thomas director of the trust said. The person can deduct the value of the contribution from his or her in come that and carry forward the deduction for five more years The landowner is also are eligible for a state property tax he said Last conservation easements were acquired on 31 properties more than any other year since the trust has been in existence As of Jan state the trust had 304 easements totaling acres Additional ease ments have pushed the number of In Anne Arundel there are nine easements totaling 117 acres ac cording to the trust Baltimore County has the highest number of easements 92 represent ing acres Talbot County is second with 31 easements on acres Kent and Harford counties are third with about 20 easements repre sentmg and acres respec lively In the middle and upper shore areas last the trust joined with the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy to acquire five new easements protecting 624 acres In Caroline Alva Blades gave conservation easements on 380 acres of farmland along the Choptank River and Skelton Creek 'It's a terrific said Rob Etgen executive director of the land conser vancy a working farm with beau- tiful rolling topography There are two bald eagles that from it and the eagles use the property as a roost ing area' On the Lower Shore the trust helped acquire easements includ ing Richard Hazel's 526 acres of wood land near Twiggs Corner in Wicomico which provides habitat for the Delmarva fox squirrel and breeding areas for forest birds In cooperation with the trust the Lower Shore Land Trust completed the acquisition of 286 acres of wetlands near Cnsfield donated an easement to Page 'She glows' AAMCs nurse of year lauded for patient-focused approach Do MADV BT 1JBN TJIPWC Annnnnlic Hnfol By MARY ELLEN LLOYD Staff Writer Genevieve N Jacobs doesn't see a body covered in blue-green sheets when she goes into Anne Arundel Medical Center's operating room The staff nurse sees a a son or a wife or husband lying in an unfamiliar area with fears about the surgery She sees a neighbor who will be affected by the operation long after the surgical gowns come off And she sees the worned for their relative's recovery The Arnold a 13-year AAMC was recognized last night for her patient-focused approach by being named the Annapolis hospital's Nurse of the Year during a dinner ceremony at Loews Annapolis Hotel Nominated by her colleagues and with endorsements from physicians and supervisors Ms Jacobs' name will be forwarded for consideration for statewide honors think the personal touch of it all really helps to make the patients feel more comfortable about their surgical and hospital Ms who is chief urological nurse at said this morning before heading into the operating room In letters supporting her nomination as Maryland nurse of the Martin L president and chief executive officer of Anne Arundel Health and others said Ms Jacobs has called patients at home following hospital Page Qenevleve N. a registered nurse from was named Anne Arundel Medical Center's Nurse of the Year last night. Betty AAMC'svlce president of patient care presented the award to who Is thechlef urotoglcal nurse hi the operating By Mart M Odell The INSIDE ARUNDEL City police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a 23 year old county man charged with first degree murder in the shooting death Saturday of an Annapolis teen ager Investigators are looking for Fred die Lee Daniels Jr who is known to frequent the Clay Street area Cl 4 32 Arundel Report Business Calendar Classified Club Notes Comics Crofton Crossword Death Nonces Cl B13 A6 C5 C3 C4 C2 CIO D4 Editorials Lottery Movies Obituaries Police Beat Severna Park Sports Television Tides A8 A4 B5 A9 A9 84 01-6 85 A9 Portions of The Capital dre printed each day on recycled paper The newspaper also is recyclable Classified 268-7000 Circulation 268-4800 From Kent 327-1583 All other departments 268-5000 ;