Laurel Events
Thursday, January 2, 2003
Autograph Show, Auction The Laurel Alumni Association will hold a Sports Cards/Autograph Show and Auction on Saturday, Jan. 11, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., in the Laurel Senior High School Gym and Auditorium. Autograph signers to be announced later. Numerous card dealers and vendors in sports items and memorabilia, and Concessions will be there. Auction of collectible sports memorabilia will begin at approximately 3 p.m. In this auction there will be a Topps 1956 Team set featuring the Mantle card, plus memorabilia from the Yankees, Phillies, Orioles, Senators and numerous other baseball and football teams. There is also many desired NASCAR items. Dealers interested in setting up please call 302-875-4851. All proceeds benefit the Laurel Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. Four Laurel seats up for election The Town of Laurel General Municipal Election will be held on Thursday, March 27. The office of Mayor, two Ward Council seats, and one At Large Council seat will be decided. The filing deadline for citizens interested in running is Thursday, Feb. 20. Candidates may file at the town office located in the municipal building on Poplar and Mechanic streets during business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last day to register to vote is Thursday, Feb. 27. Registration to vote in the town election is separate from registration for the presidential election. All residents who are bona fide residents of The Town of Laurel for at least 30 days prior to the date of the General Municipal Election and who are 18 years of age, are eligible to register and vote. Voters may register at the town office during regular business hours. Also, an after hours voter registration will be held on Thursday, Jan. 30, and Thursday, Feb. 13, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon.