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Capital, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Academy's new alcohol FALLEN ACE 1 Mussina mess compounds O's roadf rip On Birds at 10p.m. on Java Coffee bars brewing AS Challenging 'Generation X' HQWELL MICROFILMS PQ BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 20707 TUESDAY SUNNY DETAILS' MAY MD 350 Private airplane rehearsal 'A small airplane flew into restricted airspace above the U S Naval Academy and disrupted .Sunday's rehearsal by the Blue the Navy's team of precision jet fighters. The single-engine Cessna 172 flew into the air above Dewey Field along the .Severn .River just as the six-fighter squadron was about to begin a rehear- salfor its scheduled part of the academy's graduation festiv- academy spokesman. The Federal Aviation. Administra- tion has restricted -air traffic up to feet for a radius of 5 miles from the academy when the Blue Angels perform. The plane's civilian pilot didn't res- pond to repeated radio messages' to leave immediately from FAA represen- tatives on the Capt. Jurkowsky A member of the Blue Angels beside the aircraft at a distance of. 500 feet to feet and Blew smoke signal the he said.. The aircraft turned then flew back to the area. around me was wonder- ing what he was said Deborah an Arnold resident who watched the incident from a boat on the river. The Blue Angels pilot then per- formed a second pass at a slightly closer range. The pilot- departed and the squadron conducted an abbreviated Capt. Jurkowsky.-said. was absolutely no he said. show would never have gone on if he stayed in the FAA spokesman Arlene Salac said it has not been determined whether the agency will undertake an investiga- tion. Safety precautions for the annual flight demonstration have in recent years closedjhe Naval Academy Bridge and a portion of the Severn River. In previous'years. Coast Guard and Natural Resources Police have had to chase boaters out of the restricted waters prior to the show .and rehearsal. Page Jet team highlight holiday weekend By BRADLEY PENISTON Staff Writer _ Locked together like a single multi winged four screamed up the Severn River. Arrayed hi a diamond the four fight- er jets rolled as banked and disappeared upstream. The crowd waited An- other blue-and-yellow jet appeared over Photos by David W.Jrozzp The Capital At the Navy's Blue Angels precision flight team screams overhead In a delta formation yesterday In Annapolis. At the Cox family of Sevema Park watches as the Angela practice on Sunday. From left are John Dan and 4. 5-year-old Ashley Avella doesn't quite know how to take the excitement and noise as the Hornets fly overhead. The Sevema Park girl watched the flight team yesterday. By J. The Capital downTKe of eyes fastened upon the approaching air- plane as it skimmed the water almost silently. The hushed audience strained to hear.its engines and suddenly an- other Hornet screamed over the crowd from ripping the silence and startling just about everyone. As they have since the Blue Angels captivated and delighted thou- Spectator sion aerobatics which packed an estimated thrill-seekers onto the Naval Academy grounds and untold thousands along the banks of the Sev- ern River. Some were watching the Navy's flight demonstration team for. the first while others were 20-year regulars at the Commissioning Week flight Annapolis resident Dave Gary has seen a dozen or more he said the unexpected flyovers always catch him by surprise. do it every but it still gets he said. gives you added Molly his who said the Garys had caught glimpses of the jets over their Forest Drive home during the Angels' Sunday practice runs. Lt. Ryan Scholl. the Angels' show announcer and No. 7 will say that nothing is left to chance in their shows except the weather. And on the avatars of precision aviation defi- nitely caught a lucky break. Small wisps of cloud in the wrong place can shorten or cancel a perfor- but south winds swept the clouds from the Annapolis skies just the show began at 2 p.m. The Angels managed to perform a few high- altitude maneuvers before a few clouds Page After dry the jellyfish sting -------By MARVELLBN LLOYD Staff Writer Local waters this year may be jammed with jellyfish after a fairly dry spring this a researcher says. Jennifer E. a University of Maryland scientist considered the state's expert on said swimmers and boaters are unlikely to see many sea nettles this early in the year. But she expects the stinging jelly- fish be numerous later onjhis_ based on thT dry springTSea nettles are the jellyfish most com- mon in the Chesapeake Bay and particularly in the tributaries of the middle bay. think the the water flow is really tow this which means a bad year sea she said. it was really wet and there were virtually none Ms. Parcell had been out of the country the last 10 days and wasn't wtidlrei letgiiC rainfall wuuld make much of a difference in the population. But recent rains appar- ently haven't been enough to change significantly rainfall amounts. So far this nearly 12 inches of rain has fallen at Baltimore- Washington International Airport. compared to almost 23 inches last said Joe a National Weather Service meteorological INSIDE ARUNDEL With relatives looking on from the front John Linnenkamp became his family's new- high school graduate. It just took him nearly two decades to earn his sheepskin. Mr. Linnenkamp. of Sevema Aside from the big Memorial Day quietly uf 36 rrr graduate Thursday night frorh the qouhty's Evening High School Program in a ceremony at the county school board's Riva Road headpuarters. Bl Through the years Syracuse has been defined by its run-and-gun but yesterday it was a domi- nant defense that earned the Orange men their sixth Division I men's lacrosse national championship. B2 A10 All All A7 62-5 A9 All By JEFF NELSON ----StaffWriter----- and vinch hail fell in western -pretty normal weekend. There were no outstanding Officer Randy county police for about six miles to the junction with Ritchie police said. The bridge averaged about 4.000 cars an hour during the easing about p.m. Though Anne Anmdel County got some thunderstorms Sunday the worst of the weather stayed well to the west. had a few isolated instances of power outages but nothing serious. We got said BGE spokesman Karl Neddenien Trees were reported downed in Prince George's County and Washing- D.C. In northern the National Weather Service recorded winds as high as 47 mph hi Fairfax The average rainfall through this time of year is about 16 he said. Ms. Purcell said despite its an- neying sea nettles aren't dan to swimmers. Severe aUer- gto reactions to jellyfish in U.S. waters are although emergency treatment is essential in such she said. Page Business Calendar A5-6 Editorials A9 Lottery Classified Club Notes Comics Crossword Deatn Notices 87 Obituaries A6 Police Bear 86 Sevema ParV A8 Sports 812 Television 813 Tides Cteftsffled....................288-7000 Circulation..................268-4800 The bad weather predicted for the long Memorial Day weekend managed to stay away for most of the holiday along with any serious traffic or reveler-related problems. Other than the traditional Route 50 beach-bound the county and Annapolis survived the weekend with relatively little trouble. The Bay Bridge saw its normal traffic for the unofficial start of sum- mer.. A totai. with beach-goers crossed the span Fri- day on the way to Ocean City and surrounding sandy spots. The traffic flow Friday was up from 54.483 on the same day last year. Foul weather apparently drove the surfside crowds home early. On Mon- day only 48.696 cars came west across the down from on Memo- rial Day last year. Traffic from the Eastern'Shore re-' mained heavy across the bridge late holding drivers to stow speeds In one serious incident in the a pedestrian who was struck by a car in Pasadena was flown to a trauma center by a state police helicop- ter on Saturday county police said. The whose identity and condition were not was struck on Chestnut Hill Avenue near Light Street just north of Sevema said Officer Randy county police spokesman. accTde'hrTooTc place' A state police helicopter landed at Oak Hill Elementary School to pick up the victim nothing major was re- ported was pretty much a normal week- Officer said were no outstanding incidents Page A Of MMApOfUk rial Day parato. Bl ;