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  • Delmar’s Logan McGill runs with the ball on a quarterback keeper against Laurel during last weekend’s U12 Pop Warner game. Photo by Mike McClure

Laurel Council is faced with addressing truck parking violations

September 19th, 2019|Categories: LAUREL|

Laurel leaders have been faced with addressing whether to enforce, amend, or selectively ignore a town ordinance pertaining to commercial truck parking on residential streets. During the Monday, Sept. 16, meeting of Laurel Mayor and Council, Town Manager Jamie Smith brought the issue of referencing Chapter 161, Section 38, of Town Code dealing with “Parking of Special Vehicles.”

The ordinance prohibits “motor vehicle” including mobile homes, travel trailers, house trailers, office trailers, camping trailers, boat trailers, enclosed or open utility trailers, school or commercial buses, dump trucks, motor trucks, motor homes, semitrailers, truck tractors and farm tractors, to park in a residential area for more than a two-hour period.

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Peter Jester, 72

Peter Jester of Laurel passed away peacefully Friday. He was the son of the late Leroy and Dora Jester of Greenbackville VA. His wife Patricia passed away April 2017,they were preceded in death by daughter [...]

Diane Ward Russell Neal, 87

Diane Ward Russell Neal, affectionately known as “Granny” to many family and friends, passed peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Diane was born on May 28, 1932 in Laurel, the daughter of the late Grace [...]

Harley Robert Hickman, 83

Harley Robert Hickman, who was born on Saturday, Dec. 14, 1935, passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at the Stansell House in Berlin, Md., with his family by his side. Mr. Hickman was a [...]

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Laurel Historical Society presents “Playing Detective With Old Photographs”

Featuring guest speaker John Fillmore on Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Laurel.

Fillmore, a native Delawarean and retired history teacher, has always been fascinated with old photographs. This interest has evolved into a service in which he digitizes and restores old photographs.  He has made multiple contributions to the image collection of the Delaware State Archives, as well as to the collections of several local historical societies.

A reception will start at 5:30 p.m. Dinner, catered by the Southern Grill, will start at 6, and the presentation at 7.

Cost is $40 per person. For details, or to make reservations, go to Deadline for reservations is Friday, Oct. 11.

For more information, call 302-745-1963.

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

The Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be offering homemade chicken salad sandwiches for sale on Friday, Oct. 11.

This sale is for advanced orders only, and all orders must be called in by Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Cost is $12 per quart, $3 per cup and $3 per sandwich. Orders need to be picked up at the Delmar Fire Department on Friday, Oct. 11 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

To place your order, call 443-359-5767, 410-896-3280, 443-493-3153 or contact any Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary member.

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