February 22, 2010
A 28-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint by as he knocked on a friend's apartment door Sunday night in Laurel, Anne Arundel County police said. The man was knocking on the door in the 3500 block of Sharonwood Road at about 9:30 p.m. when a man with a handgun approached from behind, ordered him to get down on the ground and took the two sets of keys he was carrying, police said. When the friend in the apartment opened the door slightly to see what was going on, the robber unsuccessfully tried to push his way in, police said.
March 5, 2013
On Feb. 8, 2013, Laurel lost Jill Mooty to cancer. Jill had been president of the Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce, was on the board of the Revere Bank, and was the owner of Jill Mooty and Associates, P.A., a local accounting business of decades that previously had an office on Compton Avenue and, up until the beginning of January, had an office near the hospital. She did the taxes for my business for the past 25 years and she is...
January 22, 2013
Carl Eichert, of Laurel, a physics major, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Clemson University, in South Carolina. Philip Chu, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at The State University of New York at Geneseo.
October 17, 2011
We commend our city for such a well-organized and orchestrated event ("City residents can recycle electronics, shred documents Oct. 15," Leader, Oct. 13). Thank you to our Public Works folks. Jane and Ken Pennington Laurel
November 26, 2011
Edith Manney, CPA and Catherine Newman, CPA, were promoted to the position of manager in the firm of Bormel, Grice & Huyett, P.A., a Laurel-based CPA firm. Both women have been with the firm for more than 10 years. Edie is a graduate of Houghton College and specializes in not for profit audit and accounting, closely owned businesses and is a Quickbooks professional advisor. Catherine is a graduate of University of Maryland, University College and specializes in employee benefit plans, real estate, partnerships and Quickbooks.
June 29, 2011
Howard County Police have arrested nine men accused of soliciting prostitution in the Route 1 corridor in Laurel. The following men were charged Friday with solicitation of prostitution after they approached female officers working undercover: • Billy O. Almadovar, 28, of Germantown • Tony E. Betanga, 37, of Elkridge • Mark D. Brooks, 47, of Columbia • Robert Johnston, 49, of Elkridge • Manuel C. Martinez-Bonilla, 34,...
October 12, 2012
Diane Baerveldt, of Laurel, was installed as Region 3 national vice president of the U.S. Junior Chamber International Senate at Altamonte Springs, Fla. In this position, she provides support to an area including Washington, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia; and serves on the national board of directors for the U.S. JCI Senate.
October 4, 2011
First Baptist Church of Laurel, 15000 First Baptist Lane, is offering English as a Second Language and U.S. Citizenship classes through May, Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. No charge for classes. For information, call 301-725-6163..
July 29, 2011
Laurel dentists Dr. Maurice Miles and Dr. Daniel Melnick are offering a discount to assist people who need dental care, and will be helping their community food pantry at the same time. Miles and Melnick will be assisting people who lost dental coverage because of job loss by offering dental services at a discounted rate. For $75, patients will receive oral examinations, X-rays and dental cleanings, and all proceeds will go to Elizabeth House, a soup kitchen and pantry in Laurel.