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Evolution at home

December 2nd, 2021|

There is currently a great deal of controversy about what is taught in schools. It makes some people forget that many of the things that are controversial are first learned at home. Most children imitate things like religious and political beliefs that they see in their parents. If the parents do not attend church, it is not likely that Sunday school attendance will have a major effect on the child’s later church attendance. If parents have racist behavior, it is likely that children will mimic that behavior regardless of what is taught in schools. We have seen a similar concern about what is taught in schools in the past. In 1859 Charles Darwin published The Origin of the Species. It was the book that detailed the principles of evolution. In 1925, John Scopes went on trial for teaching evolution in Tennessee. Most people know about the trial. However, many people do not realize that it was part of a movement to deny the existence of evolution. The thought was that if it could be banned from schools, no one would ever hear of it again. As it turned out, no one actually heard about the movement to ban [...]


Musical Christmas Show

December 2nd, 2021|

You are invited to a Musical Christmas Show with Debbie Langley and Company. In their country-folk style, the Christmas story will be told in unique song with an opportunity to sing-a-long to some traditional melodies. This event will be at the Connection Cafe on Sunday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. Delicious Desserts by Rene will be available.

Harp and Bell Concert

December 2nd, 2021|

There will be a Harp and Bell Concert on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. at Centenary U.M. Church, 200 W Market St., Laurel. Come hear the beautiful sounds of the season! Admission is free. For questions, call 443-359-0186.


Operation Warm

Children in Laurel from low income families will receive brand-new coats courtesy of Laurel Public [...]

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William “Bill” M. Schwartz

William “Bill” M. Schwartz of Seaford passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, just 10 months after being diagnosed with ALS  (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Bill was [...]

Malcom T. (Tom) Knopp, Jr., 60

Malcom T. (Tom) Knopp, Jr. of Federalsburg passed away on Nov. 24, 2021, at TidalHealth Nanticoke in Seaford.  He was born on Oct. 23, 1961 in Baltimore, Md., the son of Malcom T. Knopp, Sr. [...]

Shirley F. Bowden, 86

Shirley F. Bowden of Delmar passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 at her home. She was born Aug. 3, 1935 in Seaford, a daughter of the late Francis and Hattie Mae (Smith) Moore. [...]

Shirley Ann Prettyman

Shirley Ann Prettyman was born Sept. 29, 1940 in Laurel to Leon Larry and Lola May Hastings, and was the youngest of four children. She graduated from Laurel Senior High School in 1958. She and [...]

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