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  • Grace.tiff Teen battling kidney disease hopes to help other youths with chronic conditions

    Patti Colbert was standing in a local pediatrician’s office Sept. 11, 2008, when she got the words no mother wants to hear. “Do you know how to get to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh?” the doctor asked, a solemn look on his face.

    March 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • 03.jpg Photos, Story, Cast List: Laurel to present ‘West Side Story’

    When musicals are timeless, audiences keep coming. The tale of “West Side Story” stays modern decade after decade. And this year, talented young people tackle a show that reaches new depths of emotion while showcasing songs that are American classics and choreography that is quite involved for a high school group.

    March 19, 2014 9 Photos

  • Laurel school board seeking member

    The Laurel School District is accepting applications from residents to fill a school board vacancy. The deadline to submit applications is at 4 p.m. tomorrow at the district office at 2497 Harlansburg Road.

    March 19, 2014

  • Laurel OKs family leave for teacher

    The Laurel School Board has approved a family medical leave for secondary teacher Nicole Pauline.

    March 17, 2014

  • Grade-schoolers to compete in archery

    Students from three local elementary schools will compete in a student archery tournament hosted by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

    March 2, 2014

  • school.jpg Our Opinion: Giving Laurel teachers free tuition is inherently unfair

    Whenever government hands out perks to its own, red flags are raised. And arguments that they cost taxpayers nothing can ring a little hollow.

    February 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • school.jpg Agreement allows nonresident students at Laurel

    Five Laurel teachers who live outside the Laurel School District have enrolled their children in the district. They are taking advantage of a memorandum of agreement between the district and the Laurel Education Association that took effect at the beginning of the current school year.

    February 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Districts awarded grants for police in schools

    Laurel and New Castle school districts have been awarded state grants for school resource and police officers. Laurel’s grant is $50,425 and New Castle’s is $53,900, according to state Sen. Elder Vogel.

    January 28, 2014

  • football.jpg High School Football: Laurel bumped up to Class AA, Wilmington drops

    Some major change is in store for Lawrence County football teams. Based off the approaching new PIAA enrollment cycle, which runs every two academic years and kicks in this fall, the WPIAL released its revamped conference alignment yesterday.

    January 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Laurel OKs bus purchase

    The Laurel School Board approved the purchase of a 72-passenger school bus for the 2014-15 school year.

    January 15, 2014

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