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Oaklands Presbyterian remembers Orlando victims with roadside display

Forty-nine colorful T-shirts line up in a row along Route 197 outside Oaklands Presbyterian Church on June 19; each shirt with the name of a victim killed in the shooting at a gay club in Orlando one week ago. During a worship service and ceremony Sunday, the Rev. LeAnn Hodges and congregation...

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  • Female Athlete of the Year was a true leader at Pallotti High

    Female Athlete of the Year was a true leader at Pallotti High

    When the St. Vincent Pallotti soccer team started the 2015 season with an 0-4-1 record, senior captain Sam Durnbaugh knew she needed to bring the young team together and that’s exactly what the 2016 Laurel Leader female Athlete of the Year did. The soccer team won nine of its next 11 games and...

  • Local swim teams set to make season-opening splash

    Local swim teams set to make season-opening splash

    After a down season in 2014, the West Arundel swim team rebounded in a strong way last summer. “We started last year at the bottom of Division D and ended up 4-1 in dual meets”, said John Venit, who is preparing for his 32nd year as the head coach at West Arundel. West Arundel will look to build...

  • Pallotti wrestler is male Athlete of the Year

    Pallotti wrestler is male Athlete of the Year

    It would have been difficult for St. Vincent Pallotti heavyweight wrestler Mansur Abdul-Malik to script a better junior year than the one he put together for the Panthers. Abdul-Malik posted a sterling 50-3 record, pinned 35 opponents, recorded 10 technical falls all the while winning the Mount...

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  • Teacher lauded for long, successful career [West Laurel]

    Teacher lauded for long, successful career [West Laurel]

    Umbrenda Fisher, formerly Herrington, has taught generations of West Laurel students for the last 35 years at Bond Mill Elementary School. After 42 years as a teacher in Prince George's County Public Schools, "Mrs. Fisher" is retiring. Her long remarkable teaching career was celebrated on June...

  • Proposal by career firefighter's union would weaken volunteer fire service

    Proposal by career firefighter's union would weaken volunteer fire service

    Today, when you dial 911 to report a fire or call for medical help, about two thirds of the time, if you live in the city of Laurel, it will be an unpaid volunteer who comes to help you. Beyond providing this service for free, that emergency responder will arrive in a fire truck or an ambulance...

  • Gardeners make Montgomery Street a little greener, earn Laurel's Golden Shovel Award

    Gardeners make Montgomery Street a little greener, earn Laurel's Golden Shovel Award

    A sea of green grass stretches along sidewalks throughout the city of Laurel, but when residents reach the Morris home at 517 Montgomery St., they're greeted by additional bursts of color as waves of pink, yellow, red and white flowers breach the front yard. In honor of Chris and Marilyn Morris'...

  • Laurel water walkers find their stride at Fairland pool

    Laurel water walkers find their stride at Fairland pool

    The sun's first rays gently filtered through the towering windows at Fairland Sports and Aquatics Complex on Old Gunpowder Road in West Laurel. Outside, most of the parking spots reserved for vehicles with disability placards were taken. Inside, in yeoman-like fashion, a small group of determined...

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