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Capital, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Retail Ms Business Classified Circulation 268-5000 268.0000 268-7000 208-4800 She Otomt Tomorrow's For see page 9. GOOD DONT FORGET COUNTY PLANNING and Zoning Officer F. Beck Kurdle will discuss of Critical Areas Criteria in the Severn River at the meeting of the Severn River Association at to- night at the Naval Academy Officers and Faculty Club. AREA CAPE ST. JOHN residents oppose a retirement complex nearby. Page 33 BUSINESS NEVAMAR CORP. is known for innovation. Page 13. APPRENTICES learn the ropes. Page 13. ENTERTAINMENT MARYLAND Hall for the Creative Arts presents a dance recital. Page 28. AWAY WE GO TOP TREKS for June in- clude a waterfront festival Page 29. STATE A COLLEGE PARK plane crash kills including an Arnold man. Page 4. IT WILL cost consumers more each month to have a phone in their homes starting Sunday. Page 2. THE WORLD'S oceans could rise 2 feet to 11 feet in the next 100 years. Page 3. NBA Boston shut down two of Houston's top scorers for a quick start in the champion- ship. Page 21. ORIOLES THE MARINERS foil an Ori- oles' rally. Page 21 PEOPLE Henry Ford II has com- plained that a forthcoming book on his family is spiced with too much says Rob- ert author of The Men and the Lacey said Sunday that Ford said he was unhap- py with the which covers 100 years of life in the Detroit automotive fami- ly But the former chairman of Ford Motor Co said he under- stood the business necessity of the sex according to Lacey let Mr Ford see the manuscript and he was Lacey said asked him whether he was disappointed in it and he replied I'm not disappointed at all It's what I expected You have to put sex in books these days to sell them who has also written books about the British and Saudi royal used lid bits about tfce private lives of the Ford family to promote his book hefore dealers at the annual American Book sell ers Convention For a look at other people ID the news fee page 3 LOTTERY Numbers drawn Ssturdaj Three-digit 511 Pick 4 S411 Lotto tt II a X Jl M INDEX 4 sections. 40 pages Business 1320 Calendar Classified Ads 34-38 colon ni 31 Crossword 34 1011 Entertainment 2S-29 Obtauries PtHeeBeat Sports 21-27 Television listing MAY 25 Cents 2 county residents killed Weekend brings tragedy By JEFF DAVIS Staff Writer Tragedy struck Anne Arundel County this Memorial Day weekend with deaths on sea and air. The son of movie director Francis Ford Coppola was killed in a freak boating accident on the South a bus crushed a woman during a at South River High School and an Arnold man died with two others when his plane crashed near College Park. Eleven people died on Maryland highways and 390 people were killed on highways across the county. Thousands of people flocked to the beaches for the sunny three-day weekend. But by 3 p.m. yesterday a 19-mile backup of returning vehicles was reported from Kent Narrows into Talbot County. State police said the Kent Narrows drawbridge operator began operat- ing on a weekday instead of a weekend schedule and made one extra opening at 2 p.m. Traffic was halted for 20 to 30 minutes at a time during yesterday's morning open- causing massive backups each time. Petty Officer Tom Darling of the Coast Guard Annapolis station said crews were busy all weekend with disabled boats run aground and other incidents. Among the local Water patrol Marine police ensure safety By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer Department of Natural Resources Cpl. Stephen Vaughn pulled the 16- foot Boston Whaler alongside the inflatable boat. are you folks doing he asked. reason I stopped you is because you're missing some Vaughn said. The six people in the boat were a little bewildered but said they would get the proper which must be displayed on the boat's bow I'm check your safety Vaughn asked. Upon inspection he found the boaters lacking two of the six re- quired life preservers one for each person on board. While he wrote out a ticket for the lack of safety equipment. Officer Bradley Vaughn's pulled out three pamphlets for the boaters One was on state and feder al requirements for boats and two were on alcohol consumption and boating. the we're part of a special safety Vaughn told the boaters After explaining Operation SWAMP Safer Water ways through Alcohol Monitoring Patrols Vaughn wished the boat ers a good weekend This scene was repeated with van ations 161 times dunng the Memon al Day weekend as marine police launched their new program Saturday at 3 p m and Borden were the first of three Op eration SWAMP teams to begin the program aimed at spotting drunken boaters Cruising the 'Golden Triangle of the Severn River the units from the marine police were hoping to reduce accidents injuries and deaths on the waterways The ares from the old Severn River Bndge to Greenburj Point to Annapolis Harbor was chosen for the on Col DIRECTOR'S SON KILLED IN BOATING ACCIDENT By DEBRA VIADERO Staff Writer A Memorial Day boating acci- dent on the South River claimed the life of Academy Award-win- ning film director Francis Ford Coppola's son and injured the son of actor Ryan O'Neal. Gian Carlo was pronounced dead on arrival at p.m. at Anne Arundel Gener- al according to spokes- men for both the family and the hospital. His Griffin Patrick suffered a slight shoulder injury in the accident. The accident occurred around p.m. when O'Neal and Cop- pola were riding in a 14-foot runabout near Edgewater. The runabout tried to pass between a tow boat and a disabled vessel and the tow line Unking the two boats struck throwing him to the according to Lt. Gene U Marshall of the Depart- ment of Natural Resources po- lice. The collision took place on the South River between Aberdeen and Harness several miles from the Pier 7 Marina where the two had started out in their rented boat. heard this guy yelling and 'Help Help Dwight Atkinson of Riva. He was in a boat about 100 on Page Col. AP photo GRIFFIN PATRICK O'NEAL injured on the South River. Gian Carlo was killed yesterday when a boat he was aboard ran into a boat's tow line in Edgewater. Griffin Patrick the 21-year-old son of actor Ryan was also on the boat. He refused treatment for a shoulder injury. An Arnold woman was killed Saturday as she walked behind a bus during a training session for a school bus at South River High School. Police said Mary Jane Tay- of 1009 Shore Acres was killed in the accident on the high school parking lot On Kent Sereyuath of was killed yesterday when his car crossed the center of Route 50 near the Chesa- peake Bay Bridge and collided with another car Noel and George Bow- ers of Philadelphia were injured in that 6 20 a.m and they TRIBUTE Tiny flags marked the graves of fallen servicemen at the National Cemetery on West Street where Memorial Day services were held. Robert far was the for the 64th annual Annapolis Memorial Day which stopped at the National and Naval Academy cemeteries and Memorial Circle at the City Dock For more on Memorial Day 900 2 and 33. were treated at Anne Arundel Gen- eral Hospital and released. An Arnold man was among three killed when their light plane developed engine trouble and _ crashed in the front yard of a Riverdale home and caught fire about p.m. shortly after takeoff from the College Park airport. The plane was en route from Myrtle to Lee Airport in Edgewater and had stopped at the airport for fuel. Police identified the Arnold victim as 37-year-old John Santacroce In the school bus county police said a bus driver practicing for a safety Saturday morn- ing accidentally struck and killed Ms who was pronounced dead at the scene at a.m The accident happened when the driver of 'the Helen Marie of 700 Doages was backing it up while practicing for the police said. Ms. Tayman and a witness were walking behind the bus. The rear bumper of the bus struck Ms. Tay- knocking her to the ground on her hands and knees. The bus contin- ued backing up and the rear wheels ran over Ms. police said. on Page Col. Related Page 4. Levitt guilty Admits taking million By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE Jeffrey A. Levitt pleaded guilty today to the theft or misappropriation of 6 million from now-insolvent Old Court Sav- ings and Loan Association the savings and loan opera- tor who was at the center of Mary- land's thrift crisis last admitted to all 12 felony theft charges and 13 misdemeanor misap- propriation charges against him Sentencing by Circuit Judge Edward J Angeletti was delayed. Each felony count carries a possi- ble 15-year prison and each misdemeanor could draw a five-year term asked by Judge Edward Angeletti if he knew where he was and why he was responded that he was your courtroom to plead guilty to the charges against He briefly took the witness stand to respond in a firm but emotionless voice to a series of questions from the and then sat at the defendant's table staring ahead as prosecutors read a lengthy state- ment of facts detailing his misdeeds as principal owner of Old Court Attorney General Stephen H Sachs said he would ask for at least a 25-year with more time if Levitt refuses to make full restitu tion goal is a long prison term for Levitt and whatever else it takes to induce him and his family to pay back every dime he stole Sachs said Problems at Old Court more than a year ago triggered a run by depositors that spread to other insti tutions threatening to bankrupt mam of the states 102 privately insured thrifts The state quickly took control of Old Court slapped a freeze on with drawals last June and is now in the M Pift Col Pride crew pinned hopes on faulty raft Bj THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE Crew members of the Pnif of Baltimore tty cy radio equipment vat stored be low deck and could not be reached wbee clipper tetooner suddenly and they feared the life raft which vat their omty hope for fur vival weald deflate Jotepb C McGeady 27 of Mcood mite of the un atrip which bad terved as the ctty'i goedwiD ambassador for nine tad Lestfe McNish. 30 of Canf the boatswain fied Saturday before a Guard and National Transportation Safety Board inquiry into the shipwreck two ago off Puerto Rico Four crew are and Guard has suspended tearch Eight sunned 4V4 dari sea by crowding a life raft designed far only tix people The inquiry is continuing Lhii week McGeady said that as he for life raft and waited fo- to inflate I shocked As it got its full shape rt deflated At eight huddled together on the there was constant concern abowt integrity of three gray air be laid time we moved around the raft the to be guard- ed by someone's McGeady Mid An NTSB investigator at the inqui Paul taid seem to be in question We're been focusing on the It s the great ert concern on the of al McGeady alto tbe Pn6e car ned two radios which would auto matically broadcast emergency wbea touched by salt wa ter. btrt those radios were stored a hatch because the deck splashed to often with water that it wonW have activated frequent false alarm i 11 Col rafts seem to be in question. We've been focusing on the rafts. It's the greatest concern on the issue of Paul NTSB investigator ;