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December 13, 1997
TodayA small but well-matched group of sprinters has passed the entry box for the fifth Bowie Stakes, a six-furlong test carrying a $50,000 purse.Bristling, a Philadelpha-based runner which has successfully visited Laurel twice, heads the seven-horse field. The gelding, trained by Eugene Weymouth, is the recent winner of Philadelpha Park's Sprint Championship.TomorrowFillies and mares take the spotlight in the Contrary Rose Stakes, a $50,000 six-furlong sprint.Pallette Knife, which won her previous outing by daylight, heads the field which has attracted nine speedy distaffers.
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October 10, 2014
Playhouse auditions Laurel Mill Playhouse will hold auditions for Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 13 and 14 at 508 Main St. in Laurel. Improbable circumstances bring together a lively cast of characters in this early English farce. Prepare a two-minute classical monologue and be prepared to read from the play. A recent head shot and resume are required. Information: Maureen Rogers at 301-452-2557 or maureencrogers@gmail.com . Church bazaar Laurel Presbyterian Church hosts its Fall Bazaar with handmade crafts, baked goods, a white elephant table, books and a cornhole game raffle from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7610 Old Sandy Spring Road in Laurel.
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July 13, 2011
First-time author wins award Amy Bonaccorso, of Laurel, author of "How to Get to 'I Do' - A Dating Guide for Catholic Women," won a 2011 Catholic Press Association Award in the first-time author category. Drawing on her 10 years on the Christian dating scene, her book, published in September 2010, offers spiritually based advice for single women. Now a married woman and convert to Catholicism, Bonaccorso is a government communications specialist and alumna of George Mason University and the Catholic University of America.
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Sports Digest | September 28, 2014
Laurel Park Dreamsgonewild upsets Ben's Cat In a blanket finish, Dreamsgonewild ran down the speed and held off Ben's Cat to win the $100,000 Laurel Dash, the last of six turf stakes Saturday at Laurel Park. The 12-race card featured five open stakes races on the turf and the Jameela Stakes for Maryland-bred and/or -sired runners. Dreamsgonewild, a speedy son of Freud who was ridden by Trevor McCarthy and trained by Bruce Alexander , covered the 6-furlong distance in 1 minute, 7.99 seconds, just a few tenths off the course record of 1:07.29.
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August 10, 2011
Prince George's County Prince George's County Public Schools will host its inaugural Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, 7601 Hanover Pkwy., in Greenbelt. The event is open to all county students, teachers, staff, parents, community leaders and county agencies. The fair will provide parents and students with access to the resources needed for a successful school year. Guests will have the opportunity to speak with school representatives and get information on before- and after-school programs, school registration, PTA registration, school supplies and more.  For more information, call 301-780-6898 or 301-952-6095. 
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May 3, 2012
Maryland City Rec Mustangs soccer Maryland City U-8 boys 1, Annapolis Soccer Club, 0; Maryland City goal: Alex Likakis. assist: Dominic Trejo. goalies: Jalen Johnson, Mike Venit. Maryland City U-18 girls 2, Crofton Adikicks-1. Maryland City goals: Jackelin Ardon, Kelli Venit. goalie: keeper Samanth Higgins. Maryland City U-14 boys 2 Severna Park Soccer Club 1; Maryland City goals: Caleb Likekele 2, assist: Danny Castillo. Maryland City U-6 boys 1, Brock Bridge 5; goal: Morgan Whitelow.
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Baltimore Sun reporter | October 21, 2011
Results, entries and comments provided by the Maryland Jockey Club. For automated results by phone, call 410-792-0278. Thursday, Oct. 20 results First - Purse $20,000, Maiden Claiming $25,000-$20,000, 2 yo, One Mile 5 Her Way Vega H. $6.60 $4.60 $2.80 4 Will n' Pat Whitacre G. $9.40 $3.60 3 Bobjonclairenalice Rook S. $2.20 Time: 1:42.18 Exacta (5-4), $58.80; Trifecta (5-4-3), $195.20 Owner: John E. Salzman, Jr., Danny Divver & Fred Wasserloos Trainer: Salzman, Jr., John E. Breeder: Lickity Split Services, Inc. Also Ran: Garden Gate, High Top Sneakers, Aspen Blush, Youcancountonme Second - Purse $19,000, Claiming $15,000-$12,000, 3 yo's & up, Six Furlongs 1 Fancy Leap Pimentel J. $4.80 $2.80 $2.20 6 Congaree Princess Navarro J. $2.40 $2.10 2 Falcon's Flight Pino M. $2.10 Time: 1:13.40 Daily Double (5-1)
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September 11, 2013
Army Cadet Putu Zinnah graduated from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Leader Development and Assessment course, known as Operation Warrior Forge, at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Takoma, Wash. A student at Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, he is the son of Jackson and Oretha Zinnah, of Laurel. Air National Guard Airman Troy Heflin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in San Antonio. A graduate of Arundel High School, in Gambrills, Heflin is the son of Troy Heflin, of Laurel, and Tamika Brown, of Odenton.
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June 16, 2011
Valecia Winston , of Laurel, received a Master of Arts from the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. Benjamin Cameron , a sophomore from Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Washington College in Chestertown. Alex Paxton , of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Hood College in Frederick. Two Laurel students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at McDaniel College in Westminster. Danika Allen was awarded highest honors and Gregory Nolen received honors.
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October 12, 2012
Sahar Raza and Syed Moeed Hussain, of Laurel, announce the birth of their daughter, Syeda Mahrosh Hussain, on Sept. 17, 2012. The baby weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces and joins her sister, Syeda Parizeh Hussain. Maternal grandparents are Tallat and Naeem Raza, of Laurel, and paternal grandparents are Fizza and Tahir Hussain, of Dubai, U.A.E.
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Sports Digest | September 27, 2014
Et cetera Ben's Cat seeks third Laurel Dash victory Ben's Cat will run today in the $100,000 Laurel Dash with a chance to move ahead of Hall of Famer Safely Kept in earnings among Maryland-breds. The Dash is one of six stakes races on the 12-race card. The card will feature five open stakes races on the turf and the Jameela Stakes for Maryland-bred and/or sired runners. All the races drew double-digit fields. The Laurel Dash drew 11 entries, including one on the also-eligible list.
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By Naomi Eide | September 24, 2014
The Laurel Board of Trade's annual Riverfest, a scenic kickoff to fall featuring Laurel's Riverfront Park, will include an auto show for the first time. The Board of Trade added the Cruising at Riverfest auto show "to do something different that would attract people to Riverfest," said Maureen Rogers, the Laurel Board of Trade's administrative coordinator. Riverfest was created to highlight Riverfront Park, the winding park and paved walkway along the Patuxent River. Located just off Main and Avondale streets, Riverfront Park is "one of Laurel's best kept secrets," said Sean LeVere, co-chairman of Riverfest.
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By Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun | September 22, 2014
A 46-year-old Laurel man has been charged with killing his 68-year-old father in a fight at their home Sunday morning, Howard County police said. Nandal Gupta and his son, Deepak, got into an argument that turned physical, police said, causing Nandal to experience chest pains. Emergency responders took him from the home in the 9500 block of Washington Ave. to Laurel Regional Hospital, where he died at 9:35 a.m. Deepak Gupta has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter and first- and second-degree assault, police said.
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From Sun staff reports | September 14, 2014
Rose Brier became a stakes winner for the first time when he captured the $60,000 Bert Allen Stakes, the sixth in a series of Virginia-bred races contested at Laurel Park on Saturday because of the shuttering of Colonial Downs this summer. Rose Brier, a Mizzen Mast offspring trained by Jane Cibelli and ridden by Trevor McCarthy, paid $5.20 as the favorite in the 11/16-mile test over firm turf. The 5-year-old beat second choice Hard Enough by 31/4 lengths, with Dannhauser finishing a nose back in third.
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Sports Digest | September 13, 2014
Et cetera Apprentice rider Ritvo wins at Laurel Park in his first race in Maryland Apprentice rider Michael Ritvo guided Winter Lady to victory in the eighth race at Laurel Park on Friday on his first Maryland mount. Ritvo, 20, who moved his tack from Gulfstream Park to the Mid-Atlantic last week, kept Winter Lady in close contention along the rail in the 6-furlong $45,000 optional allowance test for fillies and mares before slipping past front-runner Who Needs on the turn and turning back Proud to be Wild in the stretch to win by four lengths in 1 minute, 10.33 seconds.
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July 25, 2011
For a second summer, the Greater Laurel United Soccer Club is bringing professional coaches from the Netherlands to help young players learn soccer skills. Dutch Soccer School will be held Aug. 8-12 at McCullough Field, Eighth and Montgomery streets, and is for boys and girls ages 7 to 14. Register online at Dutchsoccerschool.com.
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