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.
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.
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.
Laurel OKs family leave for teacher
The Laurel School Board has approved a family medical leave for secondary teacher Nicole Pauline.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Laurel OKs bus purchase
The Laurel School Board approved the purchase of a 72-passenger school bus for the 2014-15 school year.
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