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  • A policeman on horseback is greeted by Delmar residents during the third annual Blue Light Night. Photo by Mike McClure

Central Avenue will not reopen until late September

August 15th, 2019|Categories: LAUREL|

State officials are once again delivering some disappointing news to those who are eagerly awaiting the re-opening of the Central Avenue Bridge in Laurel. Town people were frustrated when just before the annual Fourth of July celebration state transportation officials announced the bridge would not be re-opened until sometime in August.

Now, as mid-August approaches, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has reported that the Central Avenue Bridge will not be re-opened to traffic until sometime late in September. DelDOT also wants to ensure that the public is aware that though the bridge is slated to open at that time, it does not mean clear sailing right away.

“There will still […]

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FiberArt display at Bethel Museum

The Bethel Heritage Museum, 312 1st St., Bethel, is hosting a visiting display, FiberArt, thru September. Local weaver Linda Stephenson shows items that she wove on a loom at the Goose Nest Weavers facility in Laurel.

Among other items, Linda produces prayer shaws as part of Seaford’s Mt. Olivet Methodist Church’s Prayer Shaw Ministry.

The museum will be open Aug. 25, Sept. 8, and Sept. 22 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Elvis Show & Dinner

The Elvis (Bob Lougheed) Show & Dinner will be held at the Federalsburg VFW on Saturday, Oct. 12.

Dinner, which is from 6 to 8 p.m., includes fried chicken and crab cake. The show will follow.

To reserve your ticket or table of 8, contact Kele at 410-463-3761, Jay at 410-310-7606 or Susie at 302-339-7488.

Jones Boys Duo to perform

The Jones Boys Duo will perform at the Laurel American Legion Post 19 banquet hall on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 8 to 11 p.m.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. There will be a 50/50 raffle with food available for purchase. A cash bar will be available.

For more information, call 302-875-9948.

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