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Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland MORE NATIONAL COUPONS INSIDE TODAY AND EVERY SUNDAY Braves 's hang on Cl N.Y. at 7 p.m. on 7 HOKIESWlN Va. Tech defense too much for Navy in 140 loss Cl TkN flfmch to Navy I thbwMk. Cummlngs lifts Terps to win Cl 'CIO -RCHIVEE U5 LAUKEL AVt _AUKE_ MD 2070 OCTOBER For Navy a time to reflect Capt. John Naval Academy Glass of was a participant hi tha academy's 100th anniversary 80 new emotions surface for 150th anniversary often passes thtostom Ing the event and uses K as a i on Me days at tha By George N lundskow The Capital By BRADLEY PENISTON Staff Writer To many local Naval Academy the week's celebrations mean more than the commemoration of a century and a half of existence. As the excitement and hoopla sur- rounding the academy's 150th anniver- sary builds to its climax on many of the alumni are taking a moment for quiet reflection. we really do need to be prodded to think back on our days as a midshipman and what it's meant to said retired Navy Capt. John who now runs a bed breakfast inn on- King George a stone's throw from the academy's Gate 3. As a first class Capt. Prehn participated in the 100th anniver- sary celebration on Oct. 1945. In the formal dress parade that the Brigade of Midshipmen wore uniforms based on the 1845 model. A 100-gun salute ac- companied the pa- rade. Now as the academy attracts young people with promises of forges their young and draws them back to the area after decades of service. Its traditions have such a hold on their hearts that few graduates no matter how old have trouble singing the alma Navy Blue and Gold. Retired Rear Adm. Eugene B. Class of notes that Annapolis grads tend to stick with the Navy longer than other officers dragged through the seeing John Paul Jones down it' cogs on the Annapolis resident said. think we all get a little introspective and look back at the years we all enjoyed at the academy. I didn't enjoy plebe Page Our Academy togs In 150 yean of service to country. A12 Big turnaround for McDonald's Restaurant flips design after years of bureaucratic haggling with city By DAVE-GULLIVER Business Writer A-fter three-years of planning and re-planning-tesatisfy the Annapolis a rebuilt McDonald's finally opened last month on West Street only backwards The with the back of the building facing the busy was a final concession to city who envisioned traffic tie-ups under a conventional layout. The wrangling officially began in 1993 months before owner Gerry Gimelstob bought the franchise. Mr. Gimelstob had plenty of experience with stubborn t having served as an -assistant coach at one time under gruff Bobby the legendary Indiana basketball coach. But little prepared him for dealing r -with Annapolis planning officials. On July McDonald's 'f .regional executives in Columbia 1 applied to the Annapolis Department I I of Planning and Zoning to demolish the existing restaurant at the corner After more than two years of bmaucnrtte Including a redesign that McDonald's opened Sept. 9 at the comer of Wast and Lao streets In of West and Lee streets and rebuild. The proposed new building faced forward. Planning and Zoning began a review. quite frankly went very McDonald's attorney Andrew Freeman said last week. had approval from We didn't have a problem iptil the plan went to Public On Aug. Planning andjfconing sent out copies of the plans for standard review by other agencies. They responded with one-paragraph approvals except for Public Works. proposed site plan and building location are not department Chief Russell T. Morgan Jr. wrote. Page Hospital merger talks put a lot at stake By MARY ELLEN LLOYD is like the dating process moving and rebuilding the hospi- But officials of both nonpi Staff Writer that the hospitals might have to tal creating a new as weU as outside ob Customers can make smoking complaints By TOM STUCKEY Irritated that your local restaurant or corner store is not enforcing the state smoking File a complaint State regulators will accept and act on complaints from customers despite assurances given during the 17 months that the ban was developed that com- plaints could be filed only by employees. The change has some business owners complain- ing. have two letters saying they will only take complaints from employees. If they are going to change that I think that's said Chip an owner of the Out of the Way Cafe in Rockville. The smoking ban was imposed by regulation under the state's workplace safety law It prohibits smoking in most places where people work although smoking is permitted in tobacco shops and to some extent in restaurants and hotels. The ban prohibits smoking by ees and business owners The ban was proposed during the administration of former governor William Donald Schaefer to protect employees from the dangers of secondhand smoke Top officials surh William Fogle then secre- tary of licensing and regulation said repeatedly that SMOKING. Page By MARY ELLEN LLOYD Staff Writer and PEPCO want to do it. So do Ted Turner and Time- Now the county's two commun- ity hospitals are joining the big- business game by talking merger. Managing boards for Anne Ar- undel Medical Center in Annapo- lis and North Arundel Hospital in Qlen Burnie this week announced they will commission a study on the feasibility of consolidating some or all of their resources. is like the dating process that the hospitals might have to go through before there's a mar- riage between the said Jerry chief of hospital regulation for the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Com- mission. The short-term price will be a delay of at least a month in the start of a million renovation project at Anne Arundel Medical Center's downtown Annapolis fa- hospital officials said. Construction plans include moving and rebuilding the hospi- tal creating a new intensive care expanding space for emergency services and overhauling cramped surgery quarters. And like the four-month study may also translate into temporary discomfort for the hos- pitals' roughly employees and 700 as well as the county's residents. All await word on whether specific services will be concentrated at one Hospital or the other. But officials of both nonprofit as well as outside obser- hope local medical care will be retained. are essential commun- ity and I would like to see that through gov- erning remain said county Health Officer Frances B. Phillips. Ending duplication By eliminating duplicated ser- vices and the hospitals may be able to extend more services at Page occupancy A-growlng jtoptaadon In Anne AranM County dap taggf ftMpMato have seen dedlnty occupancy ratw Hoaptol offobto are caring tor more but bettw tachnotopy and of beds routinely occupied taMd upon but ovMrtght '96 North Arurtdel Anne Arufxtst Madlool Centsf ffffc Anne Arundel MediaCenter u SCUM. AAMC. AnmM HM0M CcpMlgnpNcr Mostly sunny to- day and tomorrow. M At the Vet The Redskins hop on the Gus Bus today and head up 1-95 to play the Philadelphia Eagles. It will be a battle of 2-3 teams. 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