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  • The Laurel Fire Department is proud to announce that Epworth Christian School had two students honored as winners in the recent Delaware State Firefighters Association Poster and Essay Contest. Third grader Emily Morris placed third in the state with her poster on the topic of developing a Home Fire Safety Plan. Seventh grader Malakai Jones was the first place winner statewide with his essay on the topic of “My Responsibilities in the Event of a Fire When I am Caring for Others.” Shown are LFD Past Chief Randy Lee, first place 7th grade winner Malakai Jones, Principal Clint Moore, and third place second grade winner Emily Morris. Picture by Ann Lee

Western Sussex towns make up the heart of the Delmarva Peninsula

January 17th, 2020|Categories: LAUREL|

Western Sussex Chamber of Commerce Western Sussex County is the heart of the Delmarva Peninsula sitting west of the Delaware Bay and east of the Chesapeake Bay. It is made up of towns along the Route 13 corridor to include Greenwood, Bridgeville, Seaford, Blades, Bethel, Laurel and Delmar. Western Sussex County is home to the Nanticoke River, which is the most biologically diverse watershed on Delmarva. The area of western Sussex County also holds its place in history for the English Explorer Captain John Smith and Abolitionist/Activist Harriet Tubman. Greenwood - Greenwood - A nice place to live - is the northern most-town in the western Sussex County. [...]

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Linda Janosik Christophel, 67

Linda Janosik Christophel of Laurel, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Linda was born on Oct. 28, 1952 in Milford. She was a 1970 graduate of Laurel High School. A beloved daughter, mother, [...]

Ernest Louis ‘Lou’ Mueller, Jr.

Ernest Louis “Lou” Mueller, Jr., 74, of Laurel passed away at home on Dec 21. Ernest was born in Baltimore on Jan 16, 1945 to the late Ernest and Marie Mueller. He was a proud [...]

Dorothy Ellen Anna Thompson

Dorothy Ellen Anna Thompson- Dorothy Ellen Anna Thompson of Laurel passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2. She is survived by her brother William Miller III, sons Kenneth Allen, James Michael, and David William Thompson; and [...]

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Life in Laurel on Jan. 30

On Thursday, Jan. 30, from 10:30 a.m. to noon , Life in Laurel will focus on “On the Banks of Broad Creek: Indians, Sailing Rams, Kayaks and more!”

Life in Laurel, at the Laurel Public Library, is an informal roundtable discussion of Laurel history, co-sponsored by the library and the Laurel Historical Society. Light refreshments will be served, along with lots of memories and, more importantly, lots of laughs.

For more information, contact Kristen Chelmow at 302-875-3184 or Life in Laurel is held monthly — typically the last Thursday of the month — from September through May at the Laurel Public Library.

Winter Bell Choir concert

The Laurel Public Library will host the Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Bell Choir with special guests, The Reunion Choir, for a special performance on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The Bell Choir will play a variety of music, from hymns to praise music. Members of the choir will provide an explanation and demonstration of the techniques used in each song.

The Bell Choir plays three octaves of hand bells and also plays chimes. The Reunion Choir is a small group of women who enjoy singing 2-part harmony.

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