North Laurel/savage

June 30, 1993

City to celebrate 4th a day early

Beginning with a parade at 11 a.m. Saturday and fireworks at dusk, Laurel will observe the Fourth of July a day early.

The parade grand marshals, Peggy Anderson, Bob Moe and Gertrude Poe, are being honored for the many years they have spent making Laurel a better place to live.

Ms. Anderson is a former City Council member and president of Laurel Realty. Ms. Poe is the former owner and publisher of the Laurel Leader. Mr. Moe, a retired Washington Post advertising executive, is a former president of the Citizens Advisory Committee for Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital. He is a member of the board of directors of the hospital foundation.

Other Fourth of July activities include performances by an Elvis impersonator, a bed race, a watermelon-eating contest, sack races, games and refreshments, a fishing contest, and a horseshoe tournament at Granville Gude Park by Laurel Lake.

POLICE LOG

*Jessup: 8300 block of Route 1: Someone smashed a rear glass door, and stole a shotgun, a videocassette recorder and a television set between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

9600 block of Hastings Drive: Someone attempted to enter a residence by prying open a rear sliding glass door sometime between June 23 and Friday.

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