Laurel Little League Robbery

Press release:

Tuesday February 22, 2011 4:53 PM EST

State Police Probe Laurel Little League Robbery/Burglary
Laurel Little League Concession Stand
Woodland Ferry Road Laurel, DE

Monday February 21, 2011 7:35 p.m.

Laurel Little League
48 year old Laurel man

Two male suspects
No additional information currently available

Laurel-Delaware State Police are currently seeking information into a robbery/burglary which occurred Monday evening around 7:35 p.m.

The robbery/burglary occurred at the Laurel Little League’s Concession stand located off of Woodland Ferry Road Laurel Delaware. The investigation revealed that a 48 year old Laurel man had come to the little league concession stand in order to perform maintenance inside of the building.

When the victim entered the building he observed an interior light already illuminated. The victim became suspicious of this light being on and decided to exit the building. As the victim began to leave he observed the light shut off and then heard voices.

The victim was attacked from behind by at least two suspects and stripped of his wallet and a Dell laptop computer. After taking the victim’s belongings the suspects fled the scene.

The victim sustained minor bruises to his neck, arm and elbow. The victim did not require immediate medical treatment.

When State Troopers and Laurel Police Department arrived on scene a K-9 track was conducted which yielded negative results in locating the suspects.

Delaware State Police seek the public’s assistance with information about this crime. To offer information regarding this investigation, please contact the Delaware State Police at 302-856-5850 ext 219.
Citizens may also provide a tip by texting keyword “DSP” plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).
Tipsters may also provide information through lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333. Callers can also submit information via the internet at

Laurel High School Performing Arts Presents “Hairspray”

Press release:

Laurel High School’s Performing Arts Department is proud to announce their 2011 musical production – “Hairspray.” Come support the students who have worked hard for the past three months to put on a quality production for their community. Seasoned performers, Tommy Abrams, Brooke Brittingham, Collin Butterworth, Carrie Gambrill, Patrice Holden, Taylor Johnson, Emily Lance, Domyno-Autumn
Lecates, Brandon Niblett, Caitlin Stokes, John Dillon Travis, Liz Waite and C.J. Wilkerson return to dazzle their audience in musical numbers such as “Good Morning Baltimore,” “Welcome to the Sixties,” “I Know Where I’ve Been,” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat.” Debut performers Matt Duryea, Carol Elliott, Nikea Griffin, James Hansen, Alexis Hunt, Dana Marshall, Aaliyah McCoy, Amanda
McGarvey, Bryan Mills, Ja’vona Mitchell, Kaleb Scott, Matt Trivits and Cameron Wilson are eager to leave a lasting impression as they round out this year’s exceptional cast. Of course, this production would not be possible without the hard working stage, sound and lighting crew – Jake Bradley, Kat Duryea, Matthew Duryea, Gregory Hare, Bradley Hastings, Trey Lord, Erin Reynolds, and Matt Trivits.

The students and staff would like to thank Mr. Brad Temple and his agricultural structures class for their help with set construction, Bonnie Elliott for her help with advertising and public relations, as well as Bob and Peggy Pierce for their swing-dance instruction and guidance. They would also like to thank the Laurel School District and its representatives, the Laurel School Board, parents, guardians, family, and friends for all their help and support. Without their dedication to the arts, “Hairspray” would not be possible.

Dates: Thursday, February 17th – 7:30pm
Friday, February 18th – 7:30pm
Saturday, February 19th – 7:30pm
Sunday, February 20th – 2:00pm

Cost: $5.00/Students and Seniors

Purchase your tickets TODAY for Laurel High School Performing Arts Department’s production of “Hairspray.” Reserve your seats by contacting Brian Cass, Director at (302) 875-6120 ext. 273 or via E-mail at Tickets are also available for purchase in Laurel High School’s Main Office M-F 7:30am-3:30pm.

“Hairspray” at Laurel High School

The Laurel High School Performing Arts Department is pleased to announce their production of “Hairspray.” This is LHS’s fifth musical, preceded by “Grease,” “The Music Man,” “High School Musical,” and “Annie.”

Shows will be held on:
Thursday, February 17, 2011 – 7:30pm
Friday, February 18, 2011 – 7:30pm
Saturday, February 19, 2011 – 7:30pm
Sunday, February 20, 2011 – 2:00pm Matinee

Ticket Prices:
$8/Adult, $5/Students and Senior Citizens

For more information or to reserve your tickets in advance, please contact Mr. Brian Cass, Director at (302) 875-6120 ext. 273 or via E-mail at

Laurel’s Independence Day Parade 2010

Here are a couple of pictures from the parade. You can view my pictures as a slideshow at this link.

Miss Laurel and Little Miss Laurel:

One of my sons is making an appearance in this year’s parade, playing in the LHS Jazz Band on guitar:

View all my pictures from the parade at this link!

Laurel Pizza King Robbery

From the Laurel Police Department:

On 4/24/10 at approx. 10:00 pm members of the Laurel Police Department responded to the Pizza King on North Central Avenue ref. to a robbery that had just occurred.

Upon arrival officers learned that two black males entered the store and demanded U.S currency. Both of the suspects were armed with firearms. The suspects were able to get an undisclosed amount of cash prior to fleeing on foot. Both of the suspects are described as black males between 5’06 and 5’08. Suspect 1 was wearing a dark colored pants and a dark jacket with a white piping on the collar and on the sleeves. Suspect 1 also had on a dark colored ski mask and was armed with a long gun. Suspect 2 was wearing both a dark colored jacket and pants. Suspect 2 was also wearing some type of Halloween mask and was also armed with a long gun.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Laurel Police Department at 302-875-2244 of Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on the web at You can remain anonymous.

Pizza King is offering a CASH reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects involved in the Robbery.

So have criminals stopped knocking off the Shore Stop next door and moved on to pizza?