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Capital, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Crofton truck ban ON It's easy to take a ribbing during summer months Bl County girls lacrosse Birds win in SOME SUN PAGE A13 WEDNESDAY New fire chiefs appointed By P.J. SHUEY Staff Writer County Executive John G. Gary this morning appointed the police and departments to be their chiefs. Robert A of a 26-year depart- ment was named police and Stephen D. Halford was promoted to fire administrator At morning news -Mr.- Gary also named Hilton Wade personnel All three officials had been .ing as acting department heads since the waning days of former executive Robert R. Neall's term. think we have a high-quality management Mr. Gary said. no reason to rock the position followed a search process that brought in 100 from around the country. The final six applications included a former commaiv der of the state police and -high-ranking officials froni police departments in New Baltimore and Balti- more County. Beck's a good cop that's what we heard_ from Mr. Gary 'There was little doubt that he would be an excellent police .he-.said- a -national- search was needed. test your police chief by comparing him. to the competition from around.the Mr. Gary said. HALFORD political life is on the line here. I have to go out and assure the public that the person I back is witlune 100 who already has shifted police said no other changes are in the v won't be any immediate he said. Referring to the review process as and he said he was to be named chief. As for long-term he intends to continue stressing community-based policing. CHIEFS. Page MAY MD 35C it was tough. I mean it's definitely this isiwhatyou lOOk forward graduating midshipman Class of '95 secretary tells hiids to lead by own example By BRADLEYTENISTON Staff Writer .As the sun beat down upon a field filled with tropical white Navy Secretary John H. Dalton invoked a pantheon of heroic naval leaders and exhorted 905 graduat- ing midshipmen to follow their examples. and'staff jammed Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium for. the traditional graduation ceremony. The mids inarched onfield as a Navy band played Circum- and received a cheering ova-. tion from the crowd. Minutes later the Blue Angels Navy Precision Flight flew low over a grad- spoke to the men and women would soon bear the Capital file photo This which welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors on Rowe will be sold off June 10 to help pay for Independence Day fireworks. Welcome sign being traded for fireworks By JEFF NELSON Staff Writer Annapolis once billed itself as Sailing but the moniker stuck so poorly that a sign announcing the claim will join other city flotsam and jetsam at a huge municipal flea market next month. The which welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors on Rowe will be sold off June 10 to help pay for Independence Day fireworks. Leaders share specific Mr. Dalton told the Class of 1995. leader is a leader takes the a leader uses good a leader speaks with au- a leader strengthens is and never 1 9 compromises and leads by he said. He cited naval heroes from Dewey to from John Paul Jones to ..astronaut Wendy Lawrence. Most of them .graduated from the which celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. Mr. Dalton recalled his excitement upon receiving his academy diploma and called .the midshipmen to consecrate their lives to becoming good leaders. you shake hands with let's regard it as a pact a bond between two graduates.of this extraordinary institution to be as worthy as we can possibly be of those who have-gone before he said. Page Photos by Bob Gilbert The Capital Following In the tradition of thousands of other Naval Academy these members of the Class of 1995 Jumped from the diving board of the pool at LeJeune Hall In their wool dress uniforms yesterday. The mlds dive Into water after their last then enjoy a splash around the water as their last full day as students. Milken invited to Forbes forum By DAVE GULLIVER economic expansion. invitees former vice president Dan Quayle. Loews Annapolis where the confer- Business Writer new era should be ready-made for financier Michael the chief execu- ence will be held From chicken magnate Frank Perdue to he said. live officers of Dow Corning Among the 125 attendees were Mr Perdue. Partis fl. Gienaening. came as tie reieasea agenda for the first Forbes CEO to be held in Annapolis from July 12 to 14. It named more prominent includ- ing Sen Jesse Helms. R-N.C. former New Hampshire senator Warren Rudman. Apple computers co-founder John Sculley and Mel- lon Bank chief Frank V. Cahouet. The agenda also lists as unconfirmed RayttiMin and two Microsoft Corp politicians met in Annapolis yesterday for Malcolm S. Forbes Jr.'s assessment of Mary- land's economy and a sales pitch for his July conference here Mr. president and editor of Forbes said the convergence of govern- ment reform in Maryland with the chip will mean an unprecedented vice presidents. They join previously announced corpor ate and political leaders such as General Electric's Jack Welch. CBS's Laurence Tisch. former defense secretary Caspar W. Weinberger and presidential advisers James Carville and George Stephanopolous. Maryland's equivalents turned the DeFrancis. Senate President Thomas V. Miller. ARINC chairman James L Pierce. Baltimore Mayor Run Schmoke and County Executive John G Gary Annapolis Mayor Alfred A. Hopkins opened the meeting by comparing Forbes magazine's choice of Annapolis for the Page INSIDE said Fred the city's volunteer Fourth of July coordinator. Srong by last year's rush .to put on a fireworks display after it was canceled less than a month before the holidayt the city is planning early for this summer's event City officials are organizing the giant yard sale to benefit the celebration of the birth of the United the 50th anniversary of the end of World War ft and Annapolis' 300th birthday. planners hope to be an annual fund-raising event for Annapolis Fourth of July the Page Employee commuter plan nixed ..__. Arundei Report Ask a Calendar.... Caortal Camera Classified......C5. Comics............... Crossword....... 'Death Notices..... Dog's Dl Editorials A9 Ker.1 Island A7 Lottery... 87 -Movies.......... D2 Obituaries.... 68 Police Beat. 06 Television..... B6 Tides... A5 West County.. A1J AID A13 A13 A8 By BRIAN STEINBERG Business Writer Employers worried about tough regulations aimed at reducing the number of daily com- muters adding to air pollution got a little relief yesterday. Gov. Parris Glendening suspended the Em- ployee Commute Options opting instead for an agreement among businesses to comply voluntarily with the program's goals. have heard from many employers who are concerned about the potential costs and legal responsibilities stemming from the pro- Mr. Glendening said in a prepared i statement S. Environmental Protection Agency has stated that it is considering providing more flexibility to the and 1 want to work with Maryland's businesses to take advantage of that flexibility The program was required by the Clean Air Act in the Baltimore region and other major metropolitan areas with severe ozone problems. It was scheduled to start in the fall. Employers in Baltimore city and Anne Cecil and Ho- ward counties were encouraged to investigate flexible work weeks and car pooling. More than 2.000 employers were expected to register with the state Department of the according to the governor's office The program was expected to affect 728.000 employees statewide. Under the affected companies were to submit plans to increase vehicle occupancy during rush hours by June 15. and register their businesses with the MDE by November absolutely said Page BW1 ;