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Capital, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1986, Annapolis, Maryland HOWE P 0 LAUR I ICROFILMS 1558 MD 20707 Tonofiow't Wanning 11. VOL Cl NO. 219 SEPTEMBER GOOD AFTERNOtt DONT FORGET SURPLUS FOOD wffl be dli. tributed to eligible recipients from I a.m. to 9 p.m. tomor- row tt 23 county sites. For call the Partici- pation Task Force at 7864300. A LAWYER says the boat manslaughter case against ac- tor Griffin O'Neal is flimsy. Page 35. CITYSCAPE COUNTY EXECUTIVE can- didate Louise Beauregard speaks with columnist Eric Smith. Page 35. KENT ISLAND OSCAR A. Schulz reflects on -his election loss. Pages. QOTT SCABIES is caused by the itch mite. CHEF'S CHOICE SEE THE Choice at Annapolis Mall. Page 13. WASHINGTON DANCE and other events for September and Oc- tober are listed. Page 31. STATE MCDONALD'S tests workers at its Sflva1 Spring restaurant after four customers came THE GOVERNMENT plans to expel 25 Soviet diplomats. Ptge2. SPORTS MARYLAND Coach Bobby nice to be but you're only as good as your last Page 23. PEOPLE A SWISS'CLINIC was or- dered yesterday to pay Frank Sinatra for falsely re- porting the singer took sheep- icell injec- tions to re- tard aging. U.S. Dis- jtrict Judge I Manuel Real pretrial jeita never on- derweot treatment at Clin- ic La Prairie in or at any other clinic. The story appeared in the Oct edition of the National a super- market tabWd. The judge awarded Sinatra in compensatory dam- ages and in punitive damages. who filed tbe lawsuit against the was not at me two-hour trial. The Enquirer originally was named in the but Sina- tra's lawyer revealed the sing- er had made a secret settlement with tfat tabloid un. der whkh tt paid Sinatra 600. Martia a former reporter tor the National En- testified he was told by dink doctors that Sinatra was one of many celebrities treated with the sbeepetD injections. For look at other people in the news sec page 3. LOTTERY Nam ben drawn Three-digit W. Pick 4- INDEX 4 44 pages Calendar Adi columns Crtssword Mftoriak 20 33 37 10 11-14 11 11 .SI 10 lanes to front community. Road plan irks Crofton leaders By SHERRY YAEK Staff Writer Crofton leaden were stunned last night when state highway officials disclosed plans for 10 lanes of roads to front the community within the next 20 years. Prior to yesterday's special meet- the Crofton Civic Association had no inkling thfeState Highway Administration planning a six- lane highway with a four-lane ser- vice road to replace Route 3. Neil J. SHA director of planning and preliminary engineer- said the state approved plans in 1983 for the million-to-flOO mil- lion project. Work will start during the progressing in to be com- pleted in about 10 he said. The upgrading will stretch from Route 50 to Route with work at the intersections of Routes 424 and 450 starting Pedersen said. lanes that's a surprise because we haven't been hearing anything from the David D. association said after the meeting. lanes in front of That just for us is tough to added H. Jeff the group's vice president. Pedersen attended the meeting on request of the association. The group previously had expressed a need for road upgrading because of intense growth in-recent years. Prior to the state had pro- posed an interstate highway from Baltimore down past but residents opposed Lombardo said. They did not want to look at an interstate and they hoped that with- out adequate roads development would be he said. they will face 10 with a service drive replacing the north- ern portion of Routes. The median strip in front of Crof- ton will be with the highway divided by a the cement barriers common on new highways. Ron SHA project said those businesses in the median strip north of Crofton will remain and the highway will swing to the following the path of the exist- ing southbound Route 3. Funding is not yet al- though the project is on the state's priority Pedersen said. NEW LIFE Arnold tot thriving after liver transplant By SCOTT LAUTE NSC HL ACER Staff Writer Belinda Manley says her daughter Megan is just like any other 2-year-old. But for who lives in that's unusual Six months Megan was fighting for her life against a rare liver disease called tyrosine- tedthe diaiiasejince her condition toot on a specHrtffgency last winter when tumors were detected on her liver. As a MegaB was rushed to Dallas in February for a liver a relatively new type of organ transplantation. com- bined Witt the fact that tyrosiaemia is very males her a medical pioneer of sorts. Tyrosinemia is a genetic dis- order caused by feels real deficiency of an ArA enzyme needed gOOO. We are to metabolize kind off back to almost a normal Manley ponent of the protein mole- cule. the condition leads to com- plete liver fail. ure. But to look at Megan one would never guess that she has experienced such an ordeal. She is as active as any normal just as Mrs. Manley said noting that Megan is going through terrible Bat then Manley kind of good that she's being Megan recoveredtrom the operation faster than expected and returned home at the end of March. Since that her condition has improved and twice-a-week visits to doctors -at Johns Hopkins Hospital have dwin- dled to twice a month. A primary danger in transplantation cases is a potentially fatal development that ocean when the body's immune system reacts to transplanted organs. time I say I knock on Mrs. Manley but so Megan has shown no signs of rejection. Medical bSls associated with Megan's trans- plant have totaled nearly but most will be coveted by tbe family's health Mrs. Manley said. Megan's works as a mechanic for General Elevator Co. in Linthicum. Photo by Bob OiKMft AT A PLAYGROUND mar their Megan Manley gets a ride on her mother Belinda's back. The Manleys have received about in public donations was generated by a fund-raising dance in March and those funds will be used for costs not covered by Mrs. Manley said One but possibly item was the chartered jet that flew the family to Dallas in the middle of the night for the transplant. Noting that many donations came from Mrs Manley said the public re- sponse reassured her that are people out there who really For the tension has eased in the Manley and the greatest concern is getting Megan to eat properly Before the transplant. Megan had to stay on a special low-protein diet. But now doctors want her to maintain a well-rounded diet to bolster her immune system. feels real good. We are kind of back to almost a normal Mrs. Manley said. In order to afford such the state will have to increase reve- probably by raising the gat tax and vehicle registration fees.. Pedersen said. will have virtually no projects added to our construction program without increasing he said. Despite most association mem- bers' shock about the Route 3 im- at least Larry said the Improvement is nec- essary if people want the freedom to drive out of Crofton. on Page Col. Below 1-97 controls called lax By EFFIE COTTMAN Staff Writer Natural resources officials and en- vironmentalists last night rejected claims that an interstate construc- tion project near Annapolis has an adequate record of protecting the environment. Meeting with local environmental State Highway Administra- tor Hal Kassoff said five shutdowns ordered the Interstate 97 construc- tion job just west of Annapolis did notteticate a serious problem. mf SIM tin contractor had an record for erosion con- faltering only when the MA contractor was accused in Au- gust of deliberate sediment pollu- tion. That incident prompted the State Attorney General's Office to file criminal charges against the John Driggs Co. for allegedly draining a sediment pond into a nearby stream. It also convinced environmental- ists to scrutinize other highway projects and led to daily inspections at five interstate construction sites. Those inspections are continuing and all sites were in compliance when state officials toured the sites with Lina Vlavianos of a member of the watchdog group Save Our Streams. But it wasn't enough to earn sup- port from members of the Severn River the Sev- ern River Commission and the Sier- ra Club who met with Kassoff at the Department of Natural Resources in Annapolis. state has yet to demonstrate that it can safely undertake a major engineering event in our wat- said Marshall Dowling of Severna a member of the Severn River Association. The SHA once thought the Route 50 construction which is sched- uled to be completed in would serve as a model for all state highway Kassoff said. Admitting that ft didn't live up to that he still maintained that DNR stop-work orders were not evidence of serious problems during the 10-month-long construction peri- od. not said SHA Regional Engineer Edward H. Mee- hand of the number of shutdowns. Kaaoff gave the Route 50 job a page mandatory drug tests Navy's testing plan approved By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON The in tbe most extensive program of its type to gam final has been told it can designate jobs held civilian worker's as and that subject to mandatory drug testing Tbe affected workers raner from employ rn the law enforcement hralth and air traffic control to civilians on Military Seahft Command and those with regular to thipt and planes Academy Urin morning were natte to verify many Navy work- ers la Aaaaf-aMi aad tke Naval SUthw to testttg The Navy's Job list for testing was 4SHP III Way sMp MVmslNiVL wM probably within the next few months. Tbe Navy thus will Join tbe which completed tbe task of identifying critical and launched drug tests for civilian workers early this year Tbe Array pales in comparison with tbe Navy's Tbe Army plan encompasses only to of its rough- ly civilian workers Tbe difference appears attributable in large part to a Navy decision to require drug tests for a large group of civilian workers with aeeeas to naval ships and At many as civilian workers at air rework facilities aod weapons aod depots are included la that critical class All tbe Navy program will an estimated 51JM jobs out of a civilian worfcJerre of abwt MO.Ott _ or raagkiy U perceatof an eMBai positions. Union officials back concept By BOB MITCHELL Staff Writer Random -trug assailed by some as an iavasiofl of could be required for 230 city Annapolis officials said yesterday A mandatory letting program that would police and Public Transportation Department but is now Oder study Mayor Deonii CaQabaa said TV totting program might be expanded later to iactude heavy equipment he said personally have aero tolerance lor tntf said wart to Bake Hat start aetaaJ drawn criticism from two tt to to personal inclination is not to support H. I happen to think getting people to take urine teats is not something the city ought to be said Alderman Carl 0. D- WardS Alderman Alfred A Hopkins. D-Ward chairman of tbe Pubbc Safety Coal- mittoe. said be doesn't believe in mandatory totting like suspecting someone of a crime withoot charging Hopkins said. Despite those the proposal baa tbe backing of two local union officials 'The way I look at we're police officers and we're supposed to be upholding the said Cpi John chief shop Stewart tar AaMpoUs Union U public trust tte I'm all for H' he said. If I'm working on I doa't want to work with Tkt proposal la to be disevsscd 1 of Oat ;