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  • Rosemont house- Shown is the Rosemont House in Laurel on cleanup day. This month’s Western Sussex Chamber of Commerce story is on the past and future of this historic house.
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Delmar Council receives police report, approves Planning and Zoning item

January 14th, 2021|Categories: LAUREL|

The Delmar Council (Del.) was presented with the police chief’s report and approved a recommendation by Planning and Zoning Commission during last Monday’s teleconference meeting. Police Chief Ivan Barkley reported that the department dealt with few issues over the holiday season. There was a death at a bus stop in town, but there is no evidence of foul play. Barkley also reported that one employee tested for COVID-19, was in quarantine, and is now returning to work following a negative test. He also said that half of the department’s personnel are getting vaccinated. Brock Parker represented Councilman Bill Boyan in the presentation of a Planning and Zoning request [...]

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Sussex County Genealogical Society to meet on Zoom

The Sussex County Genealogical Society’s general meeting on Zoom on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. will feature genealogist Lisa Alzo speaking on “Immigrant Cluster Communities: Past, Present, and Future.” Ms. Alzo ( is a writer, coach, and long-time genealogist with a special interest in Czech-Slovak genealogy. For more information [...]

Free spaghetti dinner giveaway to be held on Jan. 16

There will be a free spaghetti dinner giveaway held curbside on Saturday, Jan. 16 starting at 11:30 a.m. at Soul Outreach Christian Church and Ministries, located at 11475 Commercial Lane (beside Dutch Market) in Laurel.

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