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LHS Class of ‘87 reunion

The LHS Class of '87 will hold a class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 30, at Georgia House restaurant in Laurel at 6 p.m. Invitations have been mailed to those classmates who have been located. If any classmate did not receive information contact Michele Procino-Wells at or call 628-4140.

Biff Lee Pig Picken’

40th District Rep. Clifford “Biff” Lee will be holding his 21st annual “Pig-Picken” at the Laurel Fire Hall on Saturday, Sept. 13. The event is from 4 until 7 p.m. Plenty to eat and a good time for all with door prizes. Tickets are $15 in advance by calling 875-5448, or at Small Insurance, South Central Avenue. They are also available at the door.

LHS class of '98 reunion planned

Laurel High School class of 1998 is planning a class reunion. Contact Megan Jones by email or phone 302-841-5835 with your contact information: (phone/address)

Annual Youth Fishing Tournament

American Legion Post 19 in Laurel will be holding their annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 23. The hours are 9 a.m. through noon and you provide your own tackle. Registration is at A & K Enterprises on Central Avenue. Age groups are 4-7 years, 8-11 years and 12 to 15 years. There is no entry fee and it is a catch and release program. Parents join your children for a day’s fun on Records Pond and Broad Creek.

p.m. until 11 p.m. DJ will be provided. The next meeting will be Thursday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at Bargain Bill’s. For more info, contact Jan Conaway Allen at 443-614-0338, Gale Hall Daugherty at 410-726-3214, Tammy Hastings Whaley at 302-228-7267, Tammy Myers Wharton at 302-258-7371 or Sue Pressley at 302875-3968

LHS Class of ‘93 reunion planned

Laurel High School’s class of 1993 is scheduled to celebrate their 15th reunion. The reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m. It will be held at Trap Pond State Park’s screened pavilion. We are in need of contact information for the following classmates: Gary Anderson, Eric Bailey, Jennifer Belong, Greg Bernal, Shawn Crites, Dangelle Dixon, Allery Elder, Brandy Gilchrist, Michael Greene, Sam Hastings, Gail Hearn, Michelle Hindt, Nick Horsey, Jeff Howard, Patrick Johnson, Robyn Justice, Aaron Kellam, Kenneth LeCates, Martin LeCates, Tracy Matthews, Misty McKinstry, Carlos Mitchell, Christina Morris, Bodny Olivince, Jason Pfeilmeier, Traymane Savage, Karen Short Townsend, Twana Stanley, John Stevens, Sean Vincent, Mark Walsh, Chris Walston, Nikki Webb, Antonio West, Albert Wooters, Jason Young and Ami Zimmerman. If you have contact information for any of these classmates, contact Michelle Rogers Moyer at 875-2563 or

Chicken BBQ benefit

The annual fall get-together of former athletes, band members and interested Laurel High School graduates is on Sept. 12 at the Georgia House with a 4 p.m. social hour and dinner, followed by the Laurel football game. Remember the stories from previous years and bring some new ones. Tickets call Craig Littleton at 302875-7445 or 302-462-7450.

Chicken barbecue benefit will be held for John Benson on Aug. 16. On June 22, 2008, John Benson was tragically injured in a driving accident, his spinal cord is severely damaged and at this point he is paralyzed from his chest down. He is currently in rehabilitation at Magee Rehabilitation in Philadelphia. On Saturday, Aug. 16 a chicken barbecue will be held at Bargain Bills, corner of Rt. 13 and 9, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost $6 each. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Perdue DMV North grow-out office, 302-855-5649; or by contacting: Jan Otwell at 302-2365839; Susan Steen at 302-542-2555; or Frances Cook at 410-422-0567. All checks made payable to John Benson Support Fund. Monetary donations can be mailed to: Perdue DMV north, c/o Frances Cook, 10242 Stone Creek Drive, Unit 3, Laurel, DE 19956.

LHS Class of ‘78 reunion

LHS Class of ‘63 plans reunion

LHS former grads dinner

LHS Class of 1978 30-year class reunion is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Beach House “Tiki Bar” at Bargain Bill’s in Laurel. Light finger food will be served, cash bar $15 per person from 7

Laurel High School’s Class of 1963, 45th reunion is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Lakeside Community Center in Long Neck. We are in need of up-todate addresses. If you have not received

your letter contact Janet Lynch LeCates 875-3955, or Sandra Kellam Russell 8755985, or e-mail

349-5309. The Greenwood Public Library is located at 100 Mill St., just east of the railroad tracks, in Greenwood.

LHS Class of ‘88 plans reunion

Victory in Japan Celebration

LHS Class of 1988 twenty year class reunion dinner is set for Saturday, Sept. 20, starting at 5 p.m. at the Beach House in Laurel. We are also planning other events around that weekend. We need your help. Contact the committee with your address information at, call the reunion hotline 302-280-6655, or register on to help us connect to everyone.

Basket bingo fundraiser

The annual basket bingo fundraiser for the Laurel Historical Society will be held on Tuesday, Aug 26, at the Laurel Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the games start at 7 p.m. The $20 ticket will give players “double” bingo cards and one ticket for the raffle of a large, Longerberger storage basket. A 2008 Holiday Hostess Basket will also be won by another lucky raffle winner. The traditional 50-50 will also be offered along with free desserts, drinks and snacks. Hot dogs will be available at $1 each. The Laurel Historical Society members donate delicious homemade treats for this event each year. Tickets can be bought at the door, but for advanced ticket reservations call 875-9427 or 875-4217 and leave a message. Profits from the event will be used to maintain the society’s properties and collections. Efforts are now being made to raise funds to repaint the society’s headquarters, the Cook House, which is open for public visits each Sunday from 1-4 p.m. For more information call 875-2820 or email

Adult Summer Reading Club

The Greenwood Public Library’s adult summer reading club, “Basking in Books,” continues through Aug. 25. It is open to all 18 years and older or those who have graduated from high school.To participate, please register at the Greenwood Library and start reading or listening to your favorite books. Entry slips are filled out for each book enjoyed; these entry slips enter you in weekly drawings for prizes as well as for a grand prize to be awarded on Aug. 25. For further information, contact the Greenwood Library at

A period piece of history will be presented by the Ladies Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 on Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. In honor of the nation’s World War II veterans there will be an Americanism program entitled “A V-J Day Celebration.” Prof. Darlene SpitzerAntezana, an Associate Professor of history at Prince George’s Community College in Maryland and Life Member of VFWLA 7478, will highlight V-J Day in our history. There will be a commissioning service presided over by VFW Ladies Auxiliary Dept. of Del. President Nadine Slack. The WWII U. S. Army uniforms of the late technician 4th grade Charles F. Jones will be commissioned to be sent to the WWII museum in Louisiana. He was a lifelong resident of Greenwood, and served in the Central Burma and India and Burma Campaigns. He was the late husband of Dorothy Jones of Greenwood. The public is invited to attend this unique celebration saluting America’s Greatest Generation. The Post is located on Governors Avenue in Greenwood. For more information contact president Michaele Russell at 302-349-4220.

Big Saturday yard ‘n’ flea sale

The Town of Greenwood is having their annual Big Saturday yard ‘n’ flea sale and are offering 10x20 vendor spaces for $10 to whomever would like to set up tables and participate with residents. The date is Sept. 6 (rain date Sept. 13) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tables must be set up by 8 a.m. Call 410-227-1621 to reserve your space or for more information. So plan to set up or visit Greenwood on Sept. 6 to do some treasure shopping and bargain hunting . . . at the Big Saturday yard ‘n’ flea sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year, they will be hosting a “Strut Your Stuff” pet fashion show. If you would like to participate, call 443-614-3420 for more info. It’s free and all pets are welcome. Registration for the pet show starts at 11 a.m. and event is at 1 p.m.

Historical Society’s Museum

The Bridgeville Historical Society Museum will be open to the public on the



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