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Capital, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland Rfl Bui Classified Cir Ne HOWELL MICROFILMS 0 FOX J553 fOL. C LAW El GOOD DONTFOAQET COLONIAL PLAYERS' new Octette Bridge opens tonight at the 108 East. and through 4. AREA LONG LINES at license tag 'renewal time should be a tiling of the past 17. MICKEY MOUSE takes over Franklin Street. Page SOUTH COUNTY DEVELOP ERS plan an ai- tentative tor a convention ter in Davidsonville. Page POLITICS LABOR DAY saw one candi- date giving new meaning to the old for a SEVEN PEOPLE are run- qing for sheriff. Page 17. DR.GOTT cravings tell us we are .deficient in certain sub- staaces. Page 32. ENTERTAINMENT THE CELEBRATION of the Bicentennial of .the Annapolis Convention begins Thursday. section isside. THE INKSPCTS wiU per- form tomorrow Festival. .ings and pottery. Page 10. STATE THE MARTIN Marietta Corp. wfll launch a satellite for Federal Express. Page 4. PALESTINIANS armed with machine guns seised a Pan Am jet in Pakistan. Page 2. JOBLESSNESS dropped to 6.8 percent in-August Page 3. SPORTS ARNOLD PALMER didn't score a hole-in-one buthe's still hot Page 18. PEOPLE Two men have sued a pro- moter for more than claiming comedian Eddie Mur- phy didn't give some fans their mon- ey's worth when he cut short an out- door perfor- mance in Atlanta. The law- suit ffled by Nicholas Moraitakis and Phillip Spartis names Southern Promotions Inc. After a downpour cut short 20 performance at Chastain Murphy offered to add a second show the following night. When that proved promoters offered to give tickethotders partial and toward that Murphy returned half of his one-night fee. Por a look atofntr peopfc hi the news sot JL LOTTERY drawa three-digit Pick 4 SIN. INDEX 2 32 pafes. Calendar ClaasifMAds B41 12 Crossword Bditoriali 14-14 19-11 OMtearfM II PoikeBeat 11 .11 e Same 9UH For MMpooo 13. 1986 ON A Some fear that relief will always lag behind boom ByEFFIECOTTMAN Staff Writer Picture the Washington Metro opening its doors near a new town center in Odenton. Passengers gather their briefcases and board the monorail to where they are deposited in a historic district devoid of parking meters and stop signs. Hardly. These may be logical answers to some of the staggering challenges of the next 20 years as the freight train called growth continues its inexorable roll through Anne Arundel County. Some fear growth won't slow its pace CbPING WITH GROWTH THE FUTURE until streets of Annapolis are too jammed for county schools too packed for proper learning and Waterfront living too repulsive to endure. Others say the monorails and planned communities of the future Witt keep growth on a manageable track. right in the middle of the Councilman David C. trict is alated for the fastest growth. nave got to be be said.' from llew to i natural addition to an area stfth aaTjaiiii 'trite OKW-aOwlJem Cqr end of the Botcbert said. A monorafl from there to Annapolis would relieve crowded highways without eating up more open he said. At the same Annapolis officials will realise that canr don't belong on the city's narrow historic said city Alderman Carl 0. D-Ward 5. There wffl be people living in our driving on our attending our schools and boating our rivers by the year county planners say. County landfills wfll have 8.3 billion more pounds of garbage by 1995. Each woman and child will toss out pounds of trash a while businesses contribute another tons. Among the county's other There wfll be more more apartments and perhaps million worth of new and expanded schools in two decades. The median family income will reach more than three times thatoflOM. A highway sys- tem wffl link Anapolis with Baltimore and a More than cars will cross the Route 50 Severn River Bridge each twice the traffic of today. County farmers will be raising race hones Instead of tobacco. a Upgraded sewage treatment plants wfll improve the quality but increase the quantity of discharges into county rivers. Like the county trees and opens space will face far greater threats Mostly development will press for- ward. County planners believe growth wfll stabilise and progress more slowly than it hum recent years. Bet industry officials don't see any on Page CeL ONSTRUCT10 Not gun skier9s By JOANNA SUff Writer A jury yesterday acquitted a former Sev- Park man of. boat but convicted him of a lesser charge for acciden- tally killing water skier Stephen Aaron Luck in 1985 on die Severn River. The Circuit Court jury deliberated Joseph DiPiaxsa's fate for 11 hours over the course of two days. The panel convicted him of driving a boat In such a way that may endanger a life. of faces a maximum sentence of 30 days in jaii and a circuit Court Isn't Judge Robert H. Heller Jr. wffl sen- tence him Nov. 11. gOAlflf to bring m IAaron aaa'a tMnk chaei Mitchell send a message faced up to five years in prison and a fine if con- victed of boat man. slaughter for Luck's death. what we Luck's mother and Chartette and Paul said theys Victim's mother MMMO by Bob ROAD CONSTRUCTION sign and the lonfl Une of traffic on Forest Drive an symbolic of what area can expect in the yean nhosxi. Growth hotspots X Western edge of county tops the list ByEFFIECOTTMAN Writer County Councilman David Boschert figures he might as well open his arms and get the welcome wagon ready. Like it or he's going to have quite a few new neighbors at the turn of the century. Boschert's district is on the brink of a growth explosion. The western edge of the county north of Route 50 leads the list of hotspots for future planners say. At the same Pasadena and Glen Burnie -will continue to expand. going to be very difficult to pull back the throttle above Route said Thomas H. director of the county Department of Nowhere will it be felt more than in Odenton. right in the middle of the golden between D.C. and Boschert said. The Odenton defined by post office should grow from residents to more than people by the year planners said. A new development abaeady is slated for groundbreaking next year. Crofton will add people while ABOUT THIS SERIES Rapid growth In Anne Arundel County hu unleashed t legion of forces some tome tome In a three-put- Capital Staff Wrlten Christine Deora Vltoen and Eftie Cottman bold a mirror up to those forces. They explore how the county got into whit may eatf a Whose wu itf What win happen In the future f The Ortt intUUmeat Wednetdty qaet- tiooei the mMtkes of the yttter- dty'f story invettigited the growiog DMint of the tad t loot it the quality of life hen la the nearly move to Annapolis Junction in the next 20 planners laid. And a new shopping center wfll appear in on Route 175 between Dare Street aad Ft George G. the only undevel- oped area in the county that is zoned town center. I to lend a to Save some a greater enforcement of what ijpt Luck and a friend were skiing behind an boat before the accident occurred. They had Just rounded an island in the northern reaches of the Severn River known as when Luck fell DiPiaxta's then traveling about 75 feet behind the struck him in the head with its according to testimony from eyewitnesses. Deputy State's Attorney Gerald K. Anders argued that DiPiaxza was driving dangerously close to the skier and was not watching where he was going. After three days of Anders told the jury that DfPiaoa's actions amounted to gross negligence. defendant has done about everything wrong on a boat that you can the prosecutor said. Gross which Maryland law defines as the wanton or reckless disregard for human must be proven in order to convict someone of boat manslaughter. DiPiaua testified that he was driving at a normal speed near the island where there was a lot of boat traffic. He was a puDmg a skier and had a passenger on his boat of a sudden I saw someone in the he testified. was too The carpet installer acknowledged that he bad two or three glasses of wine about nosn the but be wal sober. A Department of Natural Resources officer testified to DfPiassa's sobriety after the accident. In addition to acquitting DiPiaxxa of boat the jury also found him inno- cent of operating a boat in a reckless manner. Both charges are misdemeanors. During its the jury once sent a note to the asking him to describe grots negligence in layman's terms. Bat the Judge said be wu not allowed to expound on the legal definition. Antes that the jury 01 Page M. CeL Agency seeks more public housing By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer The Anna pollj Housing Authority wants federal funds to buy or build new public homing city and federal housing officials Wednesday The authority in appli- cation last month for the money additional low-rent public bousing at the iavftatkto of the U.S. Depart. of BbMtM and Urban Dtvtlop- said Karl Colt of bousing authority has diffi- culty managing existing let akme additional the mayor said The additional family dwellings are needed to compensate for the of 21 units it the Square apirtmenu and prevent fur- ther delay i on the lengthy waiting lift for public said Arthur G. Strissel executive director of boostaf authority sitting here with a waiting list and we're trying to fill that nt sail U ijffOfot the 21 new to tnt otBtar of dwellings not owned by the bousing now accounts for 15 per- cent of the city's overall housing stock The housing authority might buy individual homei to refurbish or a building and renovate apartments if the plan is StrUMl Mid Although of a new housing complex't been ruled out the new if approved by would' liktly come from txitt- lag housing purchased by the bous- ing Strissel said still to a very preliminary Tnt ftasnl fSjcwnsMsj Some oppose the bid for more housing authority has difficulty managing let alone additional Mayor ;