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  • Sonja Mehaffey, right, and her mother, Nancy Hall, stand at a counter in Hall's downtown Seaford store, Two Cats in the Yard. The store will be open during Live for Chocolate and Mehaffey, who is a breast cancer survivor, will be there to help out. Photo by Lynn R. Parks

Three new homes to be constructed in Laurel’s Old Town neighborhood

April 25th, 2019|Categories: LAUREL|

The Milford Housing Development Corporation began construction on three new homes in Laurel’s Old Town Neighborhood with a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, April 16.

“We’re fortunate to celebrate what’s going on here,” Laurel Redevelopment Executive Director Brian Shannon said. “It’s ironic we’re here today after what flew through here yesterday (the tornado) and devastated everyone that lives here.”

With a goal to build and sell 10 homes by the end of 2020, the Milford Housing Development Corporation will build and sell four new homes on the properties donated by the city of Laurel.

“It’s great when the community says, ‘This is what we want, this is what we need’,” Russell Huxtable, vice […]

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Gardner B. Puckham, 84

Gardner B. Puckham of Laurel, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, at New Zion United Methodist Church, 430 W. [...]

PoKim Fogel, 64

PoKim Fogel of Laurel, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. PoKim Fogel was a loyal and loving wife, a caring and nurturing mother, and truly was a kind and [...]

Robert Thomas Groton, 82

Robert Thomas Groton of Laurel, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Christiana Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Parksley, Va., a son of the late George Thomas Groton and Maude [...]

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Dog Dayz 5K

The Laurel Elementary School Dog Dayz 5K Wellness Run and Walk will take place on Friday, May 10 at 5 p.m. at Laurel High School. The cost for a great evening of exercise and an event T-shirt is $20. Laurel student admission is free with a paid adult. Register online at or with a paper copy or in person the day of the event. After race snacks and water will be provided. Food and non food vendors will be set up.

Miss Laurel, Little Miss Laurel

Applications are now available for the Miss Laurel and Little Miss Laurel pageant, which will be presented by the Laurel Lioness Club at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Laurel Middle High School.

Miss Laurel is open to freshmen, sophomore and junior girls who live in the Laurel School District. Little Miss Laurel is open to girls ages 4 through first grade who live in the Laurel School District.

Applications may be picked up at Laurel Town Hall, 201 Mechanic St., Laurel, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by calling 302-858-8500.

Applications will be accepted through Friday, April 26. The application may be returned to Laurel Town Hall or by mailing it to Laurel Lioness Club, PO Box 105, Laurel, DE 19956.

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