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THURSDAY, mAY 6, 2010 vol. 15 No. 2 50 cents News HEROES - Carolyn Calio serves at helm of fundraiser for 20 years. Page 8 LEGENDS - Local author promotes the legacy of Class D baseball. Page 17 ENTERTAINMENT - The Scrapple Creek Runners to entertain at Heritage Weekend. Page 19 SCHOOL NEWS - Student accomplishments, included honor rolls, are highlighted. Pages 22-29 Play Ball! POLICE - Copper wire thefts and arrests are key items in the Police Journal. Page 42 THE GUARD - Recruiter works hard to promote the National Guard. Page 43 Little League Baseball is under way in western Sussex County MOTHER’S DAY - Five generations of women and gift ideas for Mother’s Day. Pages 53-56 In the top photo, the Woodbridge High marching band performs “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” as it leads players and coaches through the streets of Bridgeville during the Woodbridge Little League parade which took place last weekend. Photo by Mike McClure WARNING - Beware of email hoaxes and don’t pass them on. Page 57 REACHING OUT - Two funds established to help family hurt in explosion. Page 58 PRIDE - Laurel Council supports ‘Pride in Bloom’ and special worship event. Page 59 ELECTIONS - See pages 60 and 61 for a look at the school board candidates. Contact us Subscriptions Seaford Star News Seaford Star Sports Advertising Business Report Business Journal Inside Bulletin Board Business ChurCh Classifieds entertainment final Word Gas lines Gourmet health letters lynn Parks movies oBituaries PoliCe Puzzles sPorts tides tony Windsor 10-14 6 15 34-42 19 63 59 18 30-33 62 58 7 16 42 14 45-52 51 59 In the bottom photo, during Nanticoke Little League’s opening day ceremony Saturday, the newest members of the league participate in the traditional hat toss after league president Mike Smith announces “play ball!” See page 45 for additional pictures. Photo by Lynn Schofer Methodist Manor House under a new management structure By Lynn R. Parks A Pennsylvania-based not-for-profit company has taken over control of the three continuing care retirement facilities in Delaware that were operated by Peninsula United Methodist Homes. Those facilities include the Methodist Manor House in Seaford. ACTS has assumed management and operation of the facilities as well as of Heron Point of Chestertown (Md.), also part of Peninsula United Methodist Homes (PUMH). The new affiliation was effective May 1. Both ACTS and PUMH are notfor-profit entities. No money changed hands in the deal and PUMH remains a separate legal entity from ACTS. PUMH has its own board of direc- tors, which answers to the ACTS board. Whether the group of retirement facilities will keep the name Peninsula United Methodist Homes is still under discussion, said Marvin Mashner, president and CEO of ACTS. “We would like to keep the name because of its history,” he added. “But the Peninsula United Methodist Continued to page four

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