DONATIONS- The Laurel School District recently accepted school uniform donations from the Laurel Women’s Civic Club and the Good Ole Boys Foundation. Pictured are Brenda Rubino and Leeann Wells from the Laurel Women’s Civic Club, Dr. Shawn Larrimore - Superintendent, Leatie Morris - representing both the Laurel Women’s Civic Club and the Good Ole Boys Foundation, Lois Hartstein from the Laurel Women’s Civic Club and Susan Whaley, Director of Student Services
Laurel will join the other communities along U.S. 13 who have posted a “welcome” message to motorists driving along the busy western Sussex corridor. During a recent meeting of Laurel Mayor and Council, Town Manager Jamie Smith presented a rendering of two signs that will be posted along U.S. 13, both greeting and expressing appreciation for having visited the town.
SIGN- Members of the crowd check out the Community Love Light Tree sign with list of contributors prior to the lighting of the tree, which took place on Sunday in State State Street Park in Delmar. Shown below are the ceremony’s emcees. Photo by Mike McClure
WAVING THE FLAG- The Laurel High cheerleaders carry the Laurel flag following a touchdown by the Bulldogs in last Friday’s state tournament football game. Photo by Mike McClure
Shown (l to r) are the Laurel Fire Department’s 2021 Fire Prevention Poster and Essay contest winners: front row: Ellise Ruark, Porter Bonniwell, Charlee Butler, Benjamin Cannon, Jireh Acurio-Betancourt, Jude Baxter, Kenna Evans, Addie Bounds, Adelynn Rogers, Melissa Davis; back row: Coen Moore, Ava Callaway, Taygen Cooper, Layla Gainer, Charlotte Wilson, Abigail Phillips, and Annabelle Hockstedler.
Rotary Recognized- The Salvation Army recognized the Nanticoke Rotary Club of Seaford and Laurel recently for its contributions to Christmas distribution projects. For at least two years the Rotary Club has donated Christmas gift funds for children to the Salvation Army. Pictured, Dr. Alvaro Buenano, Nanticoke Rotary president, with Salvation Army Captains Kathryn and Miguel Alban.
During the most recent public meeting of Laurel Mayor and Council a first reading was held for recently drafted town ordinance regarding nuisance properties. Ordinance 2021-6 “Chronic Nuisance Ordinance” was presented for a public hearing during an October meeting, followed during the Nov. 15 council meeting with a formal first of two public readings. Laurel Mayor John Shwed [...]
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 [...]