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Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland V1 M W1- Inside Herrmann back on court. SEE PACE 25 On Kent Schools grapple with growth. SEE PAGE 15 HOWELL MICROFILMS P 0 BOX. 1 558 LAUREL Classified Circulation Newsroom Tomorrow's Comfortable SM psgs 11. VOL. Cl NO. 243 OCTOBER 25 Cents -.1 GOOD PONT FORGET THE COUNTY Council will hold public on a pro- posed rezoning ban and a bill to freeze building permits on undersized at 7 tonight in the council chamber at Arun- del 44 Calvert St. AREA A MILLERSVILLE man pleads guilty to molesting five children. Page 37. CITYSCAPE WHICH THEATER has the best Page ENTERTAINMENT TWO SPECIAL attractions for children will be held at Maryland Hall. Ptge 36. IN WASHINGTON THE JUILLIARD String Quartet will play at The Li- brary of Congress. Page STATE THE UNIVERSITY of Mary- land wants to buy out Lefty NATION CONGRESS is within a whis- ker of approving a bill on PAGE SAILING STARS it STRIPES and New Zealand will meet IB the Amer- ica's Cup elimination series. Page SPORTS ROGER CLEMENS takes the mound tonight in the final game of the American League playoff series. Page PEOPLE Keeoaa the some- times often comical character actor who appeared in hundreds of TV and film classics such BI Strange- end for a Heavy- has died of can- cer at 70. son of the late _ comedian Ed Wynn and the father of screenwriter Tracy Keenan died yesterday at his Brentwood home. Wynn started out as a comic like his then turned to dramatic acting. He said he relished the supporting roles. have always been the 'second who ap- peared in 220 movies and 250 TV once said. billing is always 'with' 'and' or 'also.' That's always been OK with me. Let the stars take the His roles included a gangster with Lee Marvin in the movie and Tony Cur- tis' sidekick in Great Race LOTTERY Numbers drawn Three-digit 757 Pick 4 9305 INDEX 4 sections. pages Calendar .12 Gasified Ads 39-46 columns 47 Crossword 40 Editorials 10 Entertainment 34-36 Food page 1314 Kent Island 15 16 Obituaries 1 1 Police Beat 11 Sports 25-31 Television listings 35 A SMALL OUTSOARD boat hugt yacht into allp it ttit Pwtrtwat fhow City Dock by show PAUL GIR8DAN8KY Maff Writer jigsaw puttie with 439 by 200 by land. ill has to come together by 10 whin the United States Power. boat Show openi for its lith year in toe iiHht.wtter dJiplsy in the wofidi for wilh the crowda still i fealf. diy tbe talk is puttiag puulfl mat it putting Of right toll to bright place. Itii a job that mint be they cm just operator or very difficult to a boat chow slwayi but always- said Jeffrey a boat ibow have never Iiilfd to open At leatt come to City Drug test accuracy questioned By SCOTT LAUTENSCHLAGER Staff Writer Your employer has decided to start a drug screening Can you be assured that your urine sample will be analyzed accurate- Testing can be highly reliable If qualified people conduct the tests in properly equipped labs and if appropriate procedures are fol- experts say. But quality control varies and there are no generally accepted standards for ensuring that tests are done More and employees in government and private business face the prospect of being screened for drug use. Quality control efforts lax Following the lead of Mayor Dennis Calla- Annapolis is studying the possibility of testing firefighters and bus drivers. more than 500 job applicants at the Westinghouse Defense and Electronics Center in Linthicum have been tested since a screening program began three months ago. you can accomplish 100 percent with but in the real I don't think you can do better than said Ron head of toxicology for Maryland Medical Labortorles Inc. But a screening process Involving at least two steps and expensive equipment must be employed to guarantee such a high degree of said whose company oper- ates labs in the Annapolis It's possible that someone would test posi- tive for amphetamine because they had used an over-the-counter diet he said. The second being more sensitive and would accurately show that the drug is not an illegal amphetamine. There are indications that many labs are not consistently accurate. A federal study published in 1985 found shortcom- on Page Col. Copter report scored Southern base not advocated By PAT RIVIERE Staff Writer Although coniulUnt hap recommended replacing fleet of medevac hell- copters with more sophisticated a county legislator wai angered yesterday with the failure to. propose a new base in Southern Maryland. The three-volume prepared by an aviation subsidiary of PHH Group Inc. of Hunt sparked almost as many questions as answers when a Joint legislative committee in Annapolis took its first look at the proposals. Besides recommending that eight engine helicopters be replaced with twin- engine models capable of flying in bad weath- the consultants proposed hiring more experienced pilots at higher pay and creating a new position of aeromedical director at a Although the report suggested teat a base in Southern Maryland should be considered sometime In the Noel a representative of PHH Aviation said statistics did not justify a base now. surprised and totally disap- said Sen. Bernie D-Prince Fowler said two studies by the state police have recommended a new Southern Maryland which would also serve the southern Up of Anne Arundel have people down when they need a chopper to take them to the trauma center. They need it just as badly as someone in Hartford County or Western Maryland or Baltimore Fowler said. Fowler's district includes Calvert and Mary's and the southern portion of Anne Arundel County from Lothian to the Calvert County line. Preston said the consultant's report found that 94 percent of the state can be reached by the existing medevac helicopters within 20 minutes. If the time is increased to 25 99 percent of the state can be reached. not ignoring the people of Southern Preston feel there li still Anne Arundel County delegation Del. John htmielf a Marine Reserve helicopter said the question ii one that legislators will likely wrestle with when the General Assembly convenes in January. are some good and valid reasons why there should be a base said Astle said he was pleased with the consultant's but that lawmakers must on Page Col. r .j v Y r iryTT-r i-r r rV r -r BLUEPRINT SHOWS front view of three story building at the site of the Playhouse Theatre on Main Street The along with modifications. approved New plan for Playhouse site approved By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer If it were a movie jequel. it might be called II The New Look For the second time in a the Annapolis Historic District Connitflton latt nifbt approved plau to rate the downtown Play boose Theatre to make way for an office and shopping complex Total cost of the includ ing U estimated at 12 2 said architect Gary Schwertkr. Last the panel ap- proved the concept of a 3 story comptei featorinf an inner court- yard flanked by offices and leaving design and appearance de- to be decided later But the developers later decided they didn't like that plan and came bark to the commission for approv- al of another design. As presented by Schwertler and developer Paul the new propotal plans for the court- yard IB the building to be construct- ed between Cafe Normandy and the Haunted Bookshop on Main Street Four retail shops would be locat- ed on the first with offices located on the other two floors. Schwerzler said The building would be crowned in the center with a skylight for third floor of- he said The commission's approval re- quires modification of plans for third-story and skylight-level dowi in the center of the structure Pearton first approached the panel with plant to develop the Main Street property last October But the partners decided earlier this spring that they dida't want a courtyard. Schwenter said Last the commission ap M Pate Cat. il ;