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Laurel-based photographer awarded Artscape Prize honorarium

Laurel-based photographer Nakeya Brown won a $2,500 honorarium for the 2018 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. Brown, 30, was one of six finalists for the Artscape Prize from 335 entrants. The top prize of $25,000 went to Erick Antonio Benitez, a multidisciplinary artist based in Baltimore...

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Teens arrested in Laurel after shooting on parkway

Two teenagers were arrested in Laurel after a Wednesday morning shooting on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway left a driver injured, U.S. Park Police announced. The names of the males, who are 17 and 19-years-old and from Prince George’s County, were not released following their arrest last night,...

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  • Laurel City stays unbeaten for second straight swim season

    Laurel City stays unbeaten for second straight swim season

    This has been a memorable summer for veteran head coach Susie Hehir-Keys and the Laurel City swim team. The Division E team improved to 5-0 in dual meets in the Prince-Mont Swim League with a 298-248 win on Saturday against Brandywine. Laurel City was also 5-0 last year in Division F before moving...

  • Montpelier, West Arundel victorious over rivals in Prince-Mont Swim League

    Montpelier, West Arundel victorious over rivals in Prince-Mont Swim League

    There were two Prince-Mont Swim League meets on June 30 involving Laurel teams facing off in divisional battles. The Montpelier Marlins had four swimmers post triple wins in a narrow 288-279 victory over the Russett Sharks in Division B competition. It was the first win of the season for Montpelier...

  • Boxing card slated for Gardens Ice House features unbeaten fighter

    Boxing card slated for Gardens Ice House features unbeaten fighter

    Gerome Quigley grew up in Montgomery County and now splits his time between Maryland and Germany, where his fiancé and two young children live. But Laurel will be front and center on Saturday night, June 16, as welterweight boxer Quigley tries keep his perfect record intact when he faces Raymond...

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  • Former county councilman is coming home, back to his District 1 seat

    Former county councilman is coming home, back to his District 1 seat

    A familiar face is heading back to the Prince George’s County Council District 1 seat, according to unofficial results of the Tuesday primary race from the Maryland State Board of Elections. Former District 1 councilman Tom Dernoga earned 52.3 percent or 5,215 votes and current Laurel Mayor Craig...

  • Camp offers "faith-deepening" adventures [Old Town]

    Camp offers "faith-deepening" adventures [Old Town]

    Superheroes aren’t just on movie screens these days. You can find some next month at the corner of Main and Sixth streets at Camp St. Philip’s, where for the 27th consecutive year the historic St. Philip’s Episcopal Church will host a weeklong day camp for children ages 5 and up. There are still...

  • Wonderful Wahoos, both young and old [West Laurel]

    Kristen and Peter Ruiz have had quite an active spring. Their daughter, Katie, graduated with honors from the University of Maryland with a degree in Special Education on May 21. Her plans now are to work at Sherwood Elementary in Montgomery County with K/1 Autism class. She has also been planning...

  • Early voting for the primary begins

    Early voting for the primary begins

    Primary election day is more than a week away but early voting begins June 14 and continues through June 21. For Laurel voters, local races include Prince George’s County Council and for the Democratic Central Committee District 21 and District 23 members and members at-large. District 21, in Prince...

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