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  • PROMOTIONS- Two Laurel Police officers were recognized during a recent Laurel Mayor and Council meeting for being promoted to the rank of Patrolman 1st Class. During the Tuesday, Jan. 21, meeting of council, Police Chief Danny Wright presented the two officers, Brandon Smith and Daniel Howard with special plaques. On hand for the ceremony were the families and friends of both officers. Pictured here with the families are Mayor John Shwed, Patrolman First Class Daniel Howard, Patrolman First Class Brandon Smith and Laurel Police Chief Danny Wright. Photo by Tony Windsor

Delmar graduate Witzke runs for U.S. Senate seat

January 24th, 2020|Categories: LAUREL|

Lauren Witzke, a 2006 Delmar graduate, is running for the U.S. Senate seat which is currently being held by Senator Chris Coons (D). Witzke has never run for office before, but she spent a lot of time supporting other candidates and campaigns and decided to throw her hat in the ring in her home state. “I saw there were issues that needed to be addressed in my state,” said Witzke, who filed for office as the Republican candidate on Jan. 3. She initially planned to run for the U.S. House of Representative seat, but there was already a Republican candidate. Witzke Witzke, who attended college at [...]

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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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