2017 Middletown Community Guide & Business Directory

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Middletown | Odessa | Townsend

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• Stretching/Training Areas

• Fitness Studio for Spinning and other Group Exercise Classes

• Café and Lounge area

• A Variety of Group Exercise Classes WeeklyHIIT, Yoga, Pilates, Spinning, Zumba, BodyPump, BodyCombat, GRIT and more

• Monthly Member and Family Events

• Free Fitness Consultations; Access to a Variety of Personal Training Options

• Small Group Training Classes for Everyone • Lockers • Variety of Classes and Programs for Preschool, Youth, Teen and Family Fun • Free Drop-In Babysitting for Children Ages 6 weeks – 12 years (up to 2 hours)

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Welcome to the Community Guide & Business Directory.

The Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in the Southern New Castle County area. Chamber members take leading roles in important community and business programs, working to enhance and preserve the special life-style that is unique to Middletown, Odessa, and Townsend (MOT) communities. We are actively involved in fostering economic development and community spirit for the MOT and surrounding areas. www.maccde.com

The Middletown Business Incubator and Collaborative Workspace (MBI) serves as an enterprise business center that provides resources for businesses and entrepreneurs. By inspiring entrepreneurship through opportunity, the MBI will foster economic growth for the MOT and surrounding areas. It is coordinated through the MACC Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization. For more information, call 302.378.7545 or visit www.mbide.com

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WHAT’S INSIDE 2-3 New Castle County Facts and Stats 4

Important Numbers


Business Resources

10 Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce 29 M.O.T. Area Town Information

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32 Emergency Services 34 M.O.T. Area Map 38 Organizations 40 Transportation 46 Schools


47 Local Houses of Worship 50 M.O.T. Area Parks, Recreation & Cultural Activities 52 State Parks within 30 minutes Attractions within 30 minutes of the M.O.T. Area


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NEW CASTLE COUNTY FACTS & STATS Located in the Mid-Atlantic section of the eastern seaboard, Delaware is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Delaware Bay, and by New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland. The northern most county, New Castle, offers easy access to the major metropolitan areas of the Northeast.

Climate Middletown has a moderate climate, with an average monthly temperature range of 32*F (January) to 76*F (July) with four distinct seasons. Rainfall averages 45” per year, and snowfall 20”. The mild climate and long growing season allow for two, sometimes three different crops in one year.

Community Profile More than 28,000 citizens reside in the Middletown/ Odessa/Townsend area, known as the M.O.T. area.


Cover photos and photos throughout supplied by Dom Albi, Eric Crossan, Launch Design Collective, Perfect Moments and MACC.


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NEW CASTLE COUNTY FACTS & STATS Largest Municipalities

(2010 Census) Wilmington 72,592 Newark 29,886 Middletown 18,871 Odessa 337 Townsend 2,049

Income (2010 Census) Median Household: Per Capita Income:

$57,618 $28,935

Cost Of Living

The cost of living in Delaware has been calculated to be 10% lower than the national average. Living in Delaware is 15% to 20% more economical than living in the nearby cities of Philadelphia or Baltimore. The price an average family must pay for a home in Delaware is considerably below the national average and compares very favorably with the surrounding metropolitan areas.


Delaware offers excellent shopping opportunities—all TAXFREE! Major shopping malls located within Delaware’s larger communities and near major highways throughout Delaware offer selection and convenience for shoppers. Delaware also boasts a wide selection of company outlet stores, discount stores and hundreds of antique shops.

Labor & Employment (Source: Delaware Economic Development Office) Labor Force (Civilian) 425,916 Unemployment Rate 8.1% For additional labor market information, visit www.delawareworks.com or www.oolmi.net

Education (As of Fall of 2010)

Source: Delaware Economic Development Office Public School Districts: Enrollment Appoquinimink 9,319 Brandywine 10,657 Christina 17,190 Colonial 9,925 New Castle County Vo-Tech 4,723 Red Clay 15,954

Colleges And Universities Delaware College of Art and Design Delaware Technical and Community College Drexel University—Wilmington Goldey-Beacom College University of Delaware Widener University (Delaware Campus) Wilmington University

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• Lease management. • Financial reporting services. • Development of operations and capital budgets. • Contractual bid specifications. • Engineering and maintenance services for the interior and exterior of properties. • Inspections and testing to meet all code requirements. • Consulting services to find solutions for complete facilities operations

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Ambulance, Fire, or Police dial


Other Emergency Numbers

Town Offices

Walk-In Medical Care for minor injuries and illness


Delaware Help Line


Domestic Violence Hotline


Suicide Hotline


Fire Companies

Rape Crisis Contact


Volunteer Hose Co. of Middletown

Child Abuse Hotline


Odessa Fire Co. 302-378-8929

Child Mental Health Services


Townsend Fire Co.


Poison Control Center


Port Penn Fire Co.


Crime Stoppers


New Castle County Police - non-emergency


Post Offices

State Police Troop 9 - non-emergency


Middletown Police – non emergency


Utilities Artesian Water Company


Chesapeake Utilities


Tidewater Utilities

7500 ext. 1060

ATR Electrical

Services, Inc.

Residential • Commercial • Industrial

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Middletown Town Office


Odessa Town Office


Townsend Town Office



Middletown 302-378-3026 Odessa




Public Libraries Appoquinimink Public 302-378-5588 Corbit-Calloway Memorial 302-378-8838

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BUSINESS RESOURCES The following organizations can help you start or expand your business:

Delaware Economic Development Office

Web site: www.state.de.us/dedo The Delaware Economic Development Office, through its financing subsidiaries, the Delaware Economic Development Authority and the Delaware Development Corporation, offers comprehensive assistance in loan “packaging” by utilizing existing State and federal programs. The Authority is skilled in generating financing options for the State’s business community in conjunction with private financial institutions. By customizing a loan package for your firm, our professional staff is able to match development needs with available financial resources.

Delaware Small Business Development Center

Web site: www.delawaresbdc.org The Small Business Development Centers (DSBDC) will answer your questions about managing a small business and provide information about small business issues. The DSBDC provides information, training, and free one-on-one counseling for small business owners and those interested in starting a business. The SBDC can obtain a market feasibility study for your business. It contains data such as a detailed demographic profile of your market area and a great amount of other information.

Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Web site: www.demep.org (DEMEP) is a non-profit resource organization offering affordable, confidential technical and business solutions to the small and medium sized manufacturers of Delaware. DEMEP provides sound technical field agents and consultants who specialize in solving problems that are unique to manufacturers.

Service Core of Retired Executives (SCORE)

Web site: www.scoredelaware.com SCORE provides one-on-one counseling from retired executive volunteers for small business people thinking about starting a small business and for current business owners. The organization also offers low-cost business skills workshops throughout the state.

Delaware Innovation Fund

Web site: www.delawareinnovationfund.com The Delaware Innovation Fund is a seed and early-stage venture capital firm established as a public/private sector initiative to assist Delaware companies in the critical pre-seed and early stages of formation. The fund provides financial and technical assistance to Delaware-area based businesses which have the potential to launch innovative products and processes into national markets, to create new jobs, and to make a significant contribution to the economic diversity and the technology base of Delaware’s communities.

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Small Business Administration (SBA)

Web site: www.sba.gov The mission of the U.S. Small Business Administration Delaware District Office is to aid, counsel, assist and advocate the interests of the state’s small business community, utilizing various financial, investment, procurement, as well as business development programs and resources.


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TAX ADVANTAGES IN DELAWARE The State of Delaware has adopted a clear, bipartisan policy to attract new business and encourage the expansion of existing operations. Key tax features, which now make Delaware more competitive, include: • No State or local general sales tax. • No personal property or inventory taxes. • Real property taxes are among the lowest in the country. • Corporate income tax credits and reduction of gross receipts taxes for new and expanded businesses. • Additional tax credits on corporate income and reduction of gross receipt taxes for new and expanding businesses locating in 30 targeted census tracts. • Property tax relief for new construction and improvements of existing property. • The exemption of certain investment and holding companies from corporate income tax. • The adherence of the State tax structure to the federal definition of corporate net income so that companies may take full advantage of any federal tax law change, such as more rapid depreciation of newly purchased assets. • Two approved foreign trade zones will allow the deferment of import taxes. • Public Utility Tax rebates of 50% on increased consumption for qualifying industries, and reduced rate for manufacturers and agricultural processors. • Accelerated experience ratings for new employers.

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Dear Community Member, The start of a new year is a great time to evaluate year end successes and to establish milestone goals. The Middletown Chamber of Commerce (MACC) hits a milestone this year celebrating 45 years of serving Southern New Castle County. Our growing organization now exceeds 500 members, including over 19 businesses in our business incubator and collaborative workspace. Our members represent big and small businesses, which successfully operate in regional, national and international markets. I encourage you to look forward to 2017 with optimism and to maximize the many benefits provided to you by the MACC. The MACC board of directors, ambassadors and staff are all working diligently to ensure benefits, programs, resources and initiatives are value added for all members. Attending a member luncheon is a good refresh for membership perks, including health care benefits, notary services, merchant account services, Toastmasters discount, interactive website and so much more.

The Middletown Chamber of Commerce (MACC) hits a milestone this year celebrating 45 years of serving Southern New Castle County.


Aside from being the #funchamber, it is our commitment to our members to provide increased opportunities to Connect – Network – Grow as is the theme of the 9th Annual Spring Expo coming in March. This premiere event is a must attend and will only get bigger with our growing population. Keep track of the events calendar as already there are several confirmed networking opportunities prior to the Expo including weekly network referral groups. I am truly grateful for our beloved members, distinguished partners, and elected officials who continue to support our region, providing employment opportunities to the growing numbers of area residents. MACC and its members have become an economic engine for growth in this thriving region and I am honored to represent you during our Sapphire, 45th anniversary. I look forward to seeing you at the many mixers, ribbon cuttings and special network events we have planned for you this year. Sincerely,

Nick Ryan President, MACCDE

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Kevin T.C. Geffe, D.O. is a graduate of the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Geffe completed his residency in General Surgery at Christiana Care Health Services (CCHS). Dr. Geffe furthered his training by doing a fellowship in Trauma Surgery and Surgical ICU care at CCHS in Newark. During his time in surgical training and fellowship, Dr. Geffe performed over 1,000 operations, trained in advanced laparoscopic surgeries, cared for emergency room patients who needed emergency surgery, and managed multiple wounds both simple and complex with conservative medical therapy and/or surgical repair. During his post graduate training, Dr. Geffe was recognized by his peers for his excellence in diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, surgical techniques and his exemplary rapport with patients and their families. Dr. Geffe has received numerous awards and recognition for his outstanding surgical work with trauma patients as well as his commitment to excellence in patient centered care. In addition, Dr. Geffe has written multiple articles and has lectured both locally and nationally on surgically related topics such as traumatic brain injury, pediatric burn injuries and more. Dr. Geffe’s true passion in life, however, is that of being a dad and raising his two sons. 124 Sleepy Hollow Drive Suite 201 Middletown, DE 19709 • 302-449-9660 (o) • 302-449-9661 (f) • www.diamondstatesurgical.com

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Chairwoman Nicole Monroe Cole

President Nick Ryan

Treasurer Sharron Cirillo

Director Kelly Ramey


Vice President David B. Rich, Jr.

Secretary Danielle Carroll

Director Sheri Barber

Director Brian Briscoe

The Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to providing a strong voice for businesses in Southern New Castle County The Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in the Southern New Castle County area. Chamber members take leading roles in important community and business programs, working to enhance and preserve the special life-style that is unique to Middletown, Odessa, and Townsend (MOT) communities. We are actively involved in fostering economic development and community spirit for the MOT and surrounding areas.

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Director Patrick Carson

Director Mat Gooch

Director Davis Lewis

Director Srini Lokula

Director Chuck Longfellow

Director Travis Rothstein

Director Joe Richichi

Director Anthony Teoli

Director Nick Vali

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Chamber Staff

Executive Director Roxane Ferguson

Account Manager Peg Ryan

Office Manager Jennie Hott


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Our new online community calendar offers members the chance to share their events, job postings, coupons and more!

Annual Directory

The nationally award winning MACC Community Guide & Business Directory is published annual in both print and electronic formats. All member companies receive a listing in the directory with their membership. The directory may be found at the Chamber office, town offices, Smyrna rest stop and businesses throughout the MOT area. It is also handed out at trade shows and expo’s throughout the State of Delaware.

Blood Bank Membership

Member companies are offered membership with the Blood Bank of Delmarva.

Certificate of Origin

International business certificate authorization is complimentary for MACC members.

Chamber Chatter

Our quarterly electronic newsletter keeps you in the know and features events, photos and articles pertaining to the MOT area businesses and community.

Committee Involvement

A variety of committees have been established by the MACC. Your involvement in a Chamber committee affords you an opportunity to have a direct impact on the welfare of both the Chamber and the community through the prudent use of your areas of interest and expertise. You will help fulfill the Chamber mission of leading and advancing economic development. In addition you will be supporting the civic and social welfare of the MOT area through advocacy and support of our members and the community.

Constant Contact

Online Marketing Tool for e-mail, newsletters, and surveys services available to members. A 60-day free trial and then members receive up to 25% discount. Available even if you are already a Constant Contact subscriber.

Interactive Webpage

Members receive a free online interactive webpage and advertising opportunities including coupons, promotions, list job postings, add your events and social media too!


You can save time and money on your mailings to fellow Chamber members by purchasing labels for a small fee. This service is only available to Chamber members.

Medical Benefits

The Chamber offers excellent enhanced medical, dental, vision, health & supplemental insurance benefits. Healthcare benefits include the opportunity to compare plans with various insurance programs.


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Networking & Business Mixers

MACC Chamber members can attend 24+ free networking mixers each year. Network with area business contacts at our popular “Making Connections” Mixers. Mixers are a great way to build relationships in the community. No other Middletown area event regularly brings together so many business and community people in one place at one time.

Notary Public Services

Included with membership for all Chamber members and their staff.


The Chamber receives hundreds of inquiries monthly from businesses and consumers that are referred exclusively to our members. Our website is a great resource that provides the general public with the opportunity to quickly find our Chamber members with the click of a button.

Ribbon Cutting Services

Ribbon cutting, red ribbon, press release, and newsletter mention with photo, framed official ribbon cutting certificate including piece of ribbon.

Social Media

MACC events will be published in all social media vehicles including, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter for more advertising exposure for our event hosts and sponsors.

Tax Deductible Business Expense

Chamber dues and related expenses are a tax deductible business expense.

Training Courses

Online cost effective training courses through Coggno. Human Resources, Leadership, Social Media & more!


Our newly enhanced website offers a free online interactive webpage and advertising opportunities for our members. Offer coupons, list job postings, add your events and social media too! Check it out for the latest news and events! www.maccde.com

NETWORKING GROUPS In addition to the various networking opportunities throughout the year at various Chamber mixers and events, the MACC is proud to offer its members three Networking Groups.



To build our member businesses through mutual referral network marketing.

C & D Marketing Group currently meets bi-weekly at 7am at the MOT Senior Center building at 300 South Scott Street in Middletown. Breakfast is catered. After members settle in with their breakfasts and informal greetings, each business gets 30 seconds to refresh and update the others on their business offerings. Two businesses get to present and have Q and A for 15 minutes at each meeting, followed by another turn around the room for comments on the presentations and exchanges of referrals. Only one business from each industry is accepted into the group, so that each member gets to present to the others in a non-competitive atmosphere.


To build our member businesses through mutual referral network marketing. MBA Marketing Group currently meets each Wednesday at 8:30 am at the MOT Senior Center building at 300 South Scott Street in Middletown. Breakfast is catered. After members settle in with their breakfasts and informal greetings, each business gets 30 seconds to refresh and update the others on their business offerings. Two businesses get to present and have Q and A for 15 minutes at each meeting, followed by another turn around the room for comments on the presentations and exchanges of referrals. Only one business from each industry is accepted into the group, so that each member gets to present to the others in a non-competitive atmosphere.


Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce Women’s Network is a group of professional women committed to building business partnerships within their organization and the community. They exhibit their commitment by being a respected citizen of the community; willing to work together effectively to increase business acumen and generate referrals; support economic progress and add value through meaningful contributions to the community. The MACCWN meets at various times throughout the year on a variety of topics and hold seminars and workshops that are impactful to women in business. They also hold wine & cheese networking events and a ladies golf outing.

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The Mayor and Council of Middletown 19 West Green Street, Middletown, Delaware 19709

Kenneth L. Branner, Jr., Mayor Council Members: James L. Reynolds, Vice-Mayor Andrew Chas Jason Faulkner Robert McGhee Robert E. Stout Howard R. Young, Jr.

J. Morris Deputy, Town Manager (302) 378-9120 • Fax (302) 378-5672

Kristen Krenzer, Public Relations

(302) 378-2711, x223 • Fax (302) 378-5672

Rae Yingling, Administrative Assistant (302) 378-5670 • Fax (302) 378-5672

Hello, and welcome to the Town of Middletown! I am pleased to report that going into 2017, the Town of Middletown is continuing to thrive, showing a steady amount of growth in our downtown, the Westown area and in our overall housing market. This year, we look forward to seeing restaurants and businesses open such as The Greene Turtle, Kiku Japanese Steakhouse, Lidl grocery store, ‘La Banco’ – the muchanticipated restaurant in the former bank on Main Street – and much more. Some new small businesses are making their way into our historic Main Street and Broad Street corridor – be sure to shop downtown and check out all of our specialty stores. We are excited to see our vibrant town continuing to grow and change, yet we are happy to have been able to maintain our “small town” charm and welcoming atmosphere. We are proud to provide you with a Town workforce that continues to make Middletown a better place every day. We consider everyone in our community to be our most valuable asset and we will do everything we can to make you all feel welcome. As always, please don’t hesitate to contact me or anyone on our Town Council if you have questions or concerns.



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A Short History of

MIDDLETOWN Middletown, Delaware, located about 24 miles south of Wilmington, is an early crossroads town, one of the old Delaware towns not on a navigable waterway. Although Middletown is mid-way between Dover and Wilmington, the town received its name in the early 18th century because it was located halfway between a trade route known as the “Herman’s Cart Road.” This road extended from the Bohemia River (a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay) to the village of Cantwell’s Bridge (now Odessa, situated on the Appoquinimink Creek, which flows into the lower Delaware River). This was the shortest route from the Atlantic Ocean to the Chesapeake Bay before the construction of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. Of course, Native Americans inhabited the MiddletownOdessa-Townsend area for many centuries before the arrival of Europeans. Called the Lenni-Lenape, they were an important branch of the Algonquin tribe. The Algonquins called them “grandfathers” and newly arrived Europeans called them “Delaware Indians.” Translated into English, the words LenniLenape means “real-men.” Native American hunting and fishing parties made use of a trail which begins at Summit Bridge and runs southwest toward Coldwells Corner (The Choptank-Bunker Hill Road). As more and more Europeans arrived in the area, it soon made this part of the country uninhabitable for the Lenapes. By the mid-eighteenth century, the Lenapes started an exodus westward which was to end in their virtual extinction as an organized tribe. On March 4, 1675, a Swede named Adam Peterson purchased 200 acres of land for $10 an acre. Middletown is situated on a portion of land he purchased. Later, his widow married David Witherspoon, a native of Londonderry, Ireland, and they settled upon the King’s Highway at the crossroads, first known as Mrs. Blackston’s Corner. In 1761, David Witherspoon built a “publick house” which was to become popular in Middletown as a stop over for travelers along the Upper King’s Road. Subsequently, Scotch-Irish, and Dutch families settled this area and a farming

Old Academy is now home to the Middletown Historical Society & Middletown Main Street


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community arose and began to prosper. Portions of the tavern remain within the walls of the present Witherspoon Tavern building, located in the center of town, which was heavily damaged in a Valentine’s Day fire in 1946. The cornerstone is still in the original part of the building. During the Revolutionary War, there were many patriots from the Middletown area who joined the cause for Liberty and Independence. At one time during the campaign, the Delaware Continentals, under the command of Caesar Rodney, encamped at the Noxontown Mill, the exact spot being marked for today’s visitors to that area. While there is no documented evidence, it is not unlikely that Caesar Rodney as well as other notables of the Revolutionary period stopped at the Witherspoon for rest and refreshment. Following the Revolution and the establishment of the original 13 colonies, Middletown returned to the ways of a farming community. By this time, Middletown had become an important town in the state as a trading center and an agricultural area. The rich soil was abundant in wheat and corn, and trading in the town flourished. In 1799, Middletown was described as, “A little village of about 120 inhabitants which lies on the arm of the Appoquinimink and here turns several mills. The people are Presbyterians. A stage coach goes three times a week from Philadelphia by way of Wilmington and Middletown to Warwick and Chestertown, Maryland returning by the same route; and there is a stage coach from the landing point on Appoquinimink Creek to that on Bohemia Creek.” Middletown was incorporated on February 12, 1861. The first Council decided the Town should be one mile square, commencing at the center of the crossroads and extending half a mile in each direction. Thus it was known as the “Diamond Town of the Diamond State.” As the Town has grown, its boundaries have extended in each direction, and schools were erected. The most famous is the Middletown Academy, built in 1826, and used as a private school until 1876. This building today is WWI Memorial Downtown

perhaps the most revered in town. It is now owned by the Middletown Mayor and Council and is currently the home of the Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce & the Middletown Historical Society. With the arrival of the railroad in 1855, Middletown entered into a new era of growth. Local farmers found prosperity in the peach industry that flourished in the area between 1850 and 1875. With the completion of the railroad, peaches became the chief crop in the area. The peach industry continued to grow until 1875, the year of the biggest crop. Peaches were shipped from the Middletown area during that season an average of 35 railroad car loads daily, 530 baskets to each car, making a total of 1,500,000 baskets in that year. Unfortunately, the trees were not exempt from disease, and a fatal malady called “peach yellows” infested the crop during the latter quarter of the century and gradually brought about the complete abandonment of peach growing. Large, Italianate “peach mansions” can still be seen north and west of town. In 1868, Delaware’s oldest consecutively published newspaper, the Middletown Transcript, opened its doors here, as did the Middletown Opera House. In 1886, Middletown became one of the first towns in Delaware to install electric street lights. The following year, local firefighters organized the Volunteer Hose Company, and a system of fire hydrants was begun. Water was supplied by a water stack, which still stands on East Lake Street. Middletown has the distinction of being the first town in the State to erect a monument to those who died in World War I, located in the center of town at Cochran square. This bronzed shaft is 18 feet high with an ornamental base, resting on a granite block five feet square, dedicated to the soldiers from this area who lost their lives during World War I. Today it honors all war heroes. Today, Middletown continues to flourish and prosper, and its boundaries have nearly tripled in size. Now known as one of the fastest growing regions in the state, Middletown offers new and exciting residential communities and an ever-increasing number of employment and shopping opportunities Odessa is known as the town with three names in three centuries. Appoquinimie was the original Indian name of the town.

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF ODESSA, DELAWARE is now on the National Register of Historic Places, and local authorities have zoned the entire town as historic. The buildings in Odessa cover a period of over two hundred years with fine examples of Colonial, Mid-Georgian, Federal and Victorian architecture. In 1938, Rodney Sharp purchased and started the restoration of the Corbit House, today known as the Corbit-Sharp House. It is one of the best-documented houses in America—from the date of its erection to its cost—and even some of the names of the craftsmen and workmen. Today it is owned by Historic Odessa Foundation. It was changed to Cantwell Bridge in 1731, named for the man who had the toll bridge over the Appoquinimink Creek. In 1855 the town officials changed the name to Odessa, named for the prominent Russian wheat and produce shipping port, with the hope that Odessa, Delaware would flourish, as did its Russian namesake. The town’s long history dates back to the Dutch and the Swedes in the 17th century. Aside from a few old family names, no trace of these settlers remain. The south side of Main Street was populated first. Then in 1821, the north side of Main Street, which had been open land, was laid out in lots. The Brick Hotel (c.1822) was the first building constructed. The Log & Frame House (c.1740), The Starr-Lore House (c.1775) and The Enos House (c.1845) are partially of plank and log construction. Exhaustion of the soil on nearby farms seems to have slowed down commercial activity and building until about 1835 when commercial fertilizers and the laying-out of peach orchards revived the area. Many fine wooden houses in the late Federal style on Main Street and High Street attest to the return of good times. Real wealth came to the community in the 1850’s when the Old Methodist church, the Cyrus Polk House, and other handsome residences were built. Historically, Odessa was one of the important trading ports on the Delaware River until the 1890’s when a viral disease, “the yellows,” destroyed peach crops, diminishing exports. The railroad, having been placed three miles to the west in Middletown (c.1855), also hastened the decline of the port. Though much smaller than New Castle, Odessa possesses one of the finest collections of late 18th- and early 19th-century architecture in the middle-Atlantic region. The center of town

In 1968 Mrs. J.C. Calloway provided a modern brick building on High Street to house the oldest free public library in the state of Delaware, which was located in the David Wilson Mansion today known as the Wilson-Warner House. In his will dated 1847, Dr. James Corbit provided for the establishment of the library with a bequest of his library, two railroad bonds, and a Pennsylvania State Bond. Today the library is known as The Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library and is a contractual library with the New Castle County Library System. In 1997 it celebrated 150 years of continual service to the M.O.T area. Today Odessa is almost entirely residential, though into the twentieth century it provided all the services of a small town. Townsend, known for its broad streets and comfortable homes, is the youngest of the three towns of Middletown-OdessaTownsend area. Before the 1850’s the site was merely a cluster of cabins known as Charlie Town; named after one of the more important residents of the day. Samuel Townsend, a man in his thirties, had begun to buy farms in the area in the early 1850’s; and one Levi Lattomus had established a store. Mr. Townsend donated land from his adjoining farms in the 1860’s for the expanding area. This included a plot for a “little red school house” built in the 1860’s. The town was named after Samuel Townsend during this period. It was at this time that the tracks of the Delaware Railroad Co. reached the growing community and a depot was constructed. Records show that the town was incorporated on April 3, 1885 with a population of 350 and re-incorporated in 1905. Peaches and grain in large quantities were staple exports of Townsend. Around 1886, George M. D. Hart operated a peach dryer, employing 100 people and processing 800 baskets a day during the busy season. Despite the ending of the peach prosperity after the 1800’s, the population continued to grow. In addition to the Delaware Railroad, which passed through the town, the Queen Ann and Kent Railroad ended there, making Townsend a bustling railroad center.

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Businesses continued to open and thrive at the end of the nineteenth century and into the twentieth. The town boasted two car dealerships after World War I. Mr. James A. Hart sold Fords and Mr. W. Harmon Reynolds sold Studebacker automobiles. Townsend had a lumberyard operated by the


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Almost immediately after this fire, plans began to take shape for a fire company and water system in the town. Funds were raised and equipment purchased and by 1927 the systems were up and running. Today, the fire company remains a very important part of the community and a center for activity in the area. Immanuel United Methodist Church in Townsend was organized in 1871 and consisted of a small frame building near the site of the present church. In 1900, a beautiful brick church was constructed with its impressive stained glass windows and continues to be the architectural focus of the town.

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Brian Cannelongo V.P. Commercial Banking Officer Mr. John Guessford ran the barbershop for 75 years beginning in 1912. Mr. S.A. Collins and later Mr. G. Lester Daniels were undertakers. In the fall of 1925, the worst fire in the history of Townsend began at the J. E. Dickerson hotel located on Main Street and Railroad Avenue. High winds fanned the blaze in the large three-story structure and sent embers onto the wooden roofs on nearby homes. Since there was no fire company in the town, engines were called from nearby communities. They were limited in their use because no water system existed in the town at that time. At the height of the blaze, a large Pennsylvania Railroad Steam Engine approached from the north. The steam engine was immediately commandeered by the residents and firemen for the use of several hundred gallons of water



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Middletown’s government consists of seven elected officials: a

mayor and six council members. The mayor and three council members are elected for two-year terms during odd numbered years. The following year, the other three council seats are elected. Elections are held the first Monday in March. To be eligible to vote, you must be at least 18 years old and provide proof of residency in the Town of Middletown. The Mayor and Council meet the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers of Town Hall, 19 W. Green Street.




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The Planning Commission is appointed by the mayor with the consent of council and consists of 9 town residents. The commission reviews proposed amendments to the town’s zoning ordinances and other zoning changes, and makes recommendations to council. Additionally, the commission is charged with reviewing the town’s comprehensive plan, and makes recommendations to council for revisions. Planning Commission meetings are held the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in council chambers of Town Hall, 19 W. Green Street.

Board of Adjustments

The Board of Adjustments is appointed by the mayor with the consent of council and consists of five town residents. The board is responsible for granting or denying variances, special exceptions and zoning appeals. Board of Adjustment meetings are held as needed in council chambers of Town Hall, 19 W. Green Street.

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PERMITS, TAXES, UTILITIES Residential Building Permits

If you are planning a home improvement project, contact the Middletown Building Permit Office, located at Town Hall, 19 W. Green St., Middletown, or call (302) 378-1171. Building permits are required for:

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1. Building or installing decks, patio covers, garages; ventilation, heating or air-conditioning supply or exhaust systems; swimming pools; and tool or storage sheds.

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3. Replacing roofing, windows or siding. 4. Demolishing any structure or part of a structure affecting a building on your property. 5. A building permit ensures that work is done in compliance with the International Building Code and the Code of the Town of Middletown and ensures that each phase of work is inspected by the town’s code official. Contractors hired to perform building or reconstruction work must be licensed with the town.

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Contact the office for information about Commercial Permits at (302) 378-1171.

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The code officials also enforce town ordinances prohibiting substandard housing conditions, high weeds and nuisance conditions. The officials investigate property maintenance complaints. To register a property maintenance complaint in the Town of Middletown, call (302) 378-1171.

Rental Inspections

Each non-occupant owner of a residence who rents or leases to another person is required to have the property inspected prior to occupancy. This also applies to each tenant exchange at a given property. Call (302) 378-1171 to register your rental property.

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Following guidelines established by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, special regulations and guidelines have been created for properties located within the Middletown Historic District, which comprises much of the center of town and adjacent streets. Contact the code enforcement department for details.

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No person shall conduct or engage in any trade, business or occupation with the Town of Middletown without first having obtained a business license issued by the Town of Middletown and paid the license fee prescribed. Application for business licenses can be obtained at Town Hall, 19 W. Green St., Middletown. For more information, call (302) 378-3587.

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Public Works 302-378-2211 Emergency (24-hours)


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M.O.T. Area Town Meeting Schedules Middletown Council Meetings are the first Monday of every month, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the Town Hall, located at 19 W. Green Street, Middletown, DE. To make special arrangements for seating, call 378-2711. Townsend Council Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Hall, South Street. Odessa Council meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Old Academy Building. School Board meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Training Center, 118 South 6th St., Odessa.

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The M.O.T. Rotary Club meets each week on Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m., at the Frog Hollow Golf Club, The Oak Room, Cedar Lane Road, Middletown. For more information, contact any of these Rotary members:

Rob Adams Michael Bignell Russ Bohner Jeff Broughton Jeff Buckworth Andy Burger Matt Burrows Danese Collins Robert Collins Tomi Diver Trevor Ennis Roxane Ferguson

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• Odessa Odessa Town Council

Odessa’s Government has five council members. The mayor, three council members and the treasurer are elected for twoyear terms during odd-numbered years. The following year the other two council seats are filled and the secretary is appointed. Both treasurer and secretary are paid positions. Odessa Town Council meets the first Monday of each month at 7p.m. The meeting location is The Academy at 315 Main Street in Odessa. (302)-378-2510

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Meets 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tue. (except August) in Council Chambers, first floor, Louis L. Redding City/County Building, 800 French St., Wilmington. Also meets most Tuesday afternoons for council committee meetings. (302)-395-8383.

Customer Information and Assistance Office (302)-395-5555, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays as a first stop for questions and code-enforcement complaints.

Community Services Department

Manages three senior centers, provides sports and recreation programs. Operates libraries and administers housing programs. (302-)395-5600.

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• Townsend Townsend Town Council

Townsend’s government has five elected officials. Terms are two-year, electing three council seats in odd-numbered years and the two remaining seats the following year. Council president is elected from the pool of the five council members, by the members. The Townsend council meets the first Wednesday of each month at the Town Municipal Building in Townsend at 7:30 p.m. Mayor (302)-378-8082

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Enforces county laws on zoning, signs, housing, weeds and trash. To file a code-enforcement complaint, contact the county Customer Information and Assistance Office, (302)-395-5555.

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ODESSA, TOWNSEND, NEW CASTLE COUNTY have jurisdiction over land-use and zoning issues. 395-5463. Also issues permits for building, including decks, pools and sheds, and for plumbing, heating, air conditioning, demolition and elevators; conducts building-code inspections; registers home warranty companies; licenses home builders, contractors and sewer and drain cleaners; handles property assessment appeals. Call 302-395-5400 for permits, 302-395-5515 for inspections and 302-395-5520 for assessment appeals.

Special Services Department

Maintains about 6,184 acres of parkland, and maintains county property and vehicles. Responsible for sewer system. Call 302-395-5700 for emergency sewer problems. 302-395-5790.

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The Middletown High School Wellness Center is located at the Middletown High School. (302)-378-5775

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The Glasgow Medical Center has been providing necessary medical services to the community since 1990. With physicians in 25 specialties, the center has become a medical hub in the Glasgow area. For the past 24 years, the Glasgow Medical Aid Unit has filled the need for top-quality, efficient, urgent-care. Now, with full-service locations at Christiana (across Rt. 4, from Christiana Hospital), Glasgow (across from Hodgson Vo-Tech), and Middletown (off Bunker Hill Road), the 3 Medical Aid Units are more convenient than ever. Cuts, lacerations, sprains and fractures, coughs, colds, and sore throats, work-related injuries, eye and ear problems, minor burns, sports injuries and physicals... We’re here for you when you need us. Open 7 days a week ~ 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Holidays ~ 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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(302)-378-1164 The mission of the Middletown Action Network is to provide services in the areas of: Early Anti-Drug Intervention, Policing, Drug Treatment and mental Health Services, Education, Housing and Employment. The Middletown Action Network is a collaboration between Police Agencies, Educational Institutions, Social Service Agencies and The Town of Middletown.

• Organizations Business Middletown Area


Chamber Of Commerce Mid-County Business Women


Associated Community Talent, Inc.


Service Alpha-Delta-Kappa-Iota Chapter


NCC Drug Unit 302-395-8110 NCC Drug Education


Women’s Club of Odessa


Women’s Club Of Middletown


Alcoholics Anonymous


Narcotics Anonymous


Boy Scouts 302-622-3300 Cub Scouts 302-622-3300 Girl Scouts 302-456-7150


Moose Lodge 302-378-2624 V.F.W. Post 3792

Lions Club 302-378-2995


Private Grand Lodge of Delaware Mason



American Association of University Women 302-376-8724

M.O.T. Youth Football


M.O.T. Little League


M.O.T. Football & Cheerleading


Boys & Girls Club


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DART First State New Castle County

Serving nearly all of New Castle County with more than 35 fixed routes. Primarily weekdays and includes some late-night and some Saturday service. A wheelchair lift-equipped bus may be arranged the day before the desired trip. Reduced fares available for senior citizens and the disabled. (800) 652-DART; 652-DART in New Castle County.

DART First State Intercounty

Weekdays between Wilmington, Dover and Milford, offering connections to routes in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties and to the Wilmington train station. Express service for commuters between Wilmington and Dover. All buses wheelchair lift-equipped. Fares: $1.50 to $9.45, depending on zones traveled. Discounted DARTCard $12 to $108. (800) 652DART; (3278); in New Castle County.

DART First State Paratransit

Weekdays statewide with limited Saturday service in New Castle County. Transportation for ADA-certified customers. Reservations required at least one day in advance. (800) 553-DART.

Greyhound and Carolina Trailways

Intercity and interstate routes from Wilmington Transportation Center, Front and French streets. Greyhound, 655-6111 or www.greyhound.com; Carolina Trailways, 652-7391 or www.trailways.com

• Railroads Wilmington station, Front and French streets. 4 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Ticket office open from 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Regional and national service. Frequent runs between Washington and New York make the Wilmington station the ninth-busiest passenger rail station in the Northeast and 11th-busiest in the country. (800) 872-7245; www.Amtrak.com

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• Airports Baltimore-Washington International Airport

Off Baltimore-Washington Parkway, south of Baltimore. Regular carriers: Aer Lingus, Air Jamaica, Air Canada, American Airlines, America West, British Airways, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Ghana Airways, Icelandair, Metrojet, Northwest, Princess Vacations, Southwest, TWA, United and US Airways. (410) 859-7111 or www.bwiairport.com

Philadelphia International Airport

I-95 and Pa. 291, south of Philadelphia. Regular carriers: Air Canada, Air France, Air Jamaica, AirTran, America West, American Airlines, American Eagle, ATA-American Trans Air, British Airways, Charter, Continental, Continental Express, Delta, Delta Connection, Lufthansa, Midway, Midwest Express, Northwest, Swissair, TWA, TWA Express, Trans World Connection, United, United Express, US Airways, US Airways Express. Information: (215) 937-6800 or www.phl.org. Flights only: (800) PHL-GATE.

New Castle Airport


Weekday commuter trains connect the Newark station at South College Avenue, just north of the DaimlerChrysler plant, with stops at Delaware Park, the Wilmington Amtrak train station at Front and French streets, the Claymont station on Myrtle Avenue, and Philadelphia. There also is limited Saturday service at the Wilmington and Claymont stations. For information about SEPTA trains running from Wilmington to Philadelphia only, call DART First State at (800) 652-3278. Call SEPTA at (215) 580-7800 for information about all its trains, including those that run from Wilmington to Philadelphia. On the Web: www.septa.org or www.dartfirstate.com

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Largest air facility in Delaware, with three major runways, ten taxiways and several aircraft parking ramps. Phone: 302-325-5214. Located just five miles south of Wilmington, Delaware, and only a 35-minute drive from Center City Philadelphia, New Castle Airport is ideally situated for tenants who range from major corporations to individual owners of aircraft. The airport is just a 10-minute drive from Wilmington Amtrak Station with 90-minute connections to New York City or Washington, DC. I-95, I-295 and the New Jersey Turnpike—the gateways to Washington, DC, New Jersey and New York—are only a fiveminute drive from the airport. Their location makes access to the surrounding areas quick and easy. Phone: 302-571-6474 Property Management Department.

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MOTOR VEHICLES • Information

Call the state Division of Motor Vehicles in Wilmington at 434-3200, in Dover at 744-2500, in New Castle at 326-5000. Or visit www.delaware.gov then click on the “Resident” button and select “Motor Vehicles.”

New Residents

State law gives new residents up to 60 days to obtain a Delaware driver’s license and register vehicles. Other state licenses must be surrendered. Initial registration requires verification of ownership and safety and emission inspections for cars older than five model years. Out-of-state commercial driver’s licenses must be replaced with the Delaware version within 30 days.

Vehicle Registration

Proof of liability insurance and ownership are required. Reregistration can be done by mail if inspection isn’t required. The state charges $15 for a new title without a lien or $25 for a title with a lien; there is a $40-per-year registration fee and a one-time document fee equal to 2.75 percent of the vehicle purchase price or current NADA book value.

Inspection, Testing and Licensing

Inspection lanes and licensing facilities are open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and noon8 p.m. Wednesdays. All are closed on major legal holidays. Emissions and safety inspections are required on vehicle models older than 5 years or on vehicles that have previously failed an inspection. Inspections are good for two years.


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New Castle County Inspection Lanes

Airport Road, south of Churchmans Road, near New Castle; 302-326-5004.

Dover Inspection Lanes

U.S. 113, opposite Blue Hen Corporate Center, Dover; 302-744-2514. Administrative offices 2230 Hessler Blvd., New Castle, DE 302-434-3206

Driver’s Licenses

Required identification documents are a certified birth certificate, immigration document or valid out-of-state driver’s license showing your name and date of birth, a Social Security card and two documents showing your Delaware residential address. All drivers younger than 18 must pass an approved driver’s education course, and a parent or legal guardian must give written consent. A written and road test and eye screening are mandatory for minors and those with foreign licenses. Written and road tests may be waived for adults at the division’s discretion.

Graduated Driver’s Licenses

For those under 18, after first obtaining a learner’s permit, which can be obtained at 15 years and 10 months of age. To obtain a learner’s permit, an applicant must have passed a certified Delaware driver education course. For more information, call 302-739-4885.

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• Universities & Colleges


University of Delaware, Newark Campus Newark, DE 19716 Office: 302-831-2792 www.udel.edu

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Delaware State University

302-376-4128 p | 302-378-5007 f Superintendent 302-376-4101 Business Office


Curriculum 302-376-4271 Facilities 302-376-4124 Human Resources


Nutrition 302-376-4280 School Choice


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Transportation 302-376-4132 Pease see listing of schools on page 47

Charter Schools MOT Charter School

(grades: pre-K-9) 1156 Levels Road, Middletown, DE Office: 302-376-5125

Private Schools

Middletown’s location in central Delaware affords access to many private and parochial schools with a 45-minute radius.

St. Andrew’s School

(9-12, coed, Episcopal boarding school) 350 Noxontown Road Middletown, DE 19709 302-378-9511 Website: www.standrews-de.org Co-educational boarding college-preparatory, arts, and religious studies school, affiliated with Episcopal Church. Founded: 1929. Setting: rural. Students are housed in singlesex dormitories. 2,600-acre campus. 10 buildings on campus. Total enrollment: 285. Upper school average class size: 11. Upper school faculty-student ratio: 1:6.

St. Anne’s Episcopal School

(Pre-K through 8th Grade) 211 Silver Lake Road Middletown, DE 19709 302-378-3179 Website: www.stannesde.org Co-ed independent day school that offers differentiated instruction in a small, family oriented and diverse community with a commitment to intellectual, spiritual, physical, social and artistic growth and character development. Total enrollment 290. 7:1 student- teacher ratio.


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1200 North DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901 Day: 302-857-6060 Evening: 302-857-6290 www.desu.com

Goldey - Beacon College

4701 Limestone Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808 Office: 302-998-8814 www.gbc.edu

Delaware Law School

Delaware Campus 4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 Office: 302-477-2703 delawarelaw.widener.edu

Wesley College

120 North State Street Dover, Delaware 19901 Office: 302-736-2300 www.wesley.edu

Wilmington University

651 N Broad Street, Middletown, DE 19709 Office: (877) 967-5464 www.wilmu.edu

Washington College

300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, Maryland 21620 Office: (800) 422-1782 www.washcoll.edu

• Local Houses of Worship Middletown

African Methodist Episcopal Trinity AME Church


Real Life Community Church Westown Movies


Connection Community Church 100 W. Green Street, Middletown, DE


Mt. Calvary Baptist Church 300 New Street


Mission Fellowship Church Everett Theatre


St. Anne’s Episcopal Church 15 East Green Street


Middletown Jehovah’s Witnesses Noxontown Road


M.O.T AREA PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURAL ACTIVITIES • Local Houses of Worship continued

• Recreation

Lifehouse Church 302-449-0017 Everette Middle School

Silver Lake Park, Middletown

Love of Christ Church Middletown High School


Tree of Life Lutheran Church Brick Mill Elementary School


Forest Presbyterian Church 44 West Main Street


Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church 13 Pennington Street


St. Joseph’s Catholic Church 371 East Main Street


Bethesda United Methodist Church 116 East Main Street


Dales United Methodist Church 143 East Lake Street


Ringgold Chapel A.M.E. 5017 Summit Bridge Road


Middletown Baptist Church 419 Armstrong Corner Road


Mt. Pleasant

New Covenant Presbyterian Church 1125 Jamison Corner Road


Mt. Pisgah UAME 302-378-2764 516 Old Summit Bridge Road Middletown, DE

Summit Bridge

Evangelical Tree Church 11-B Wood St. Middletown, DE




Crossroads Presbyterian Church 627 Vance Neck Road


St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Main Street


Tree of Life Lutheran Church 505 Osborne St. Odessa, DE



Free Will Baptist Church 4519 S. Dupont Parkway

Charles E. Price Memorial Park

Directions: From downtown Middletown, take Del. 299 out to U.S. 301. Make left onto 301, pass the Wal-Mart SuperCenter on the right and make the next left onto Del. 15 (Levels Road). The Park is on the right hand side of the road, just at the curve to the left toward St. Anne’s Church Road. Price Memorial Park at Levels Road features miles of walking trails. To walk two (2) miles, start at the entrance of the park on Levels Road and make one full circle around the walking trails.

Middletown Nature Area

The Middletown Nature Area on South Broad Street features a raised nature trail in a tranquil setting, with woods and a stream, as well as a picnic pavilion.

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Summit United Methodist Church 554 Old Summit Bridge Road

Residents enjoy a variety of recreational activities at the town’s Silver Lake Park adjacent to Silver Lake Elementary School on East Cochran Street. The 40-acre park includes tennis and basketball courts, a skateboard area, walking trails, a swimming pool, playground, soccer fields and picnic areas and pavilions. The pool is open June through August. Organized sports at Silver Lake Park include men’s and coed softball, girl’s softball, coed soccer and boy’s football. Sports facilities and organizations are offered by local schools, the YMCA, and the Police Athletic League.

Little League and Senior League games are played at Duke Field on Cleaver Farm Road.

Recreation Phone Numbers Silver Lake Pool Information


Central Delaware YMCA


Middletown Parks Department


Playground Information 302-378-5670 Police Athletic League


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M.O.T. Soccer Club


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Glorious Church of God 145 New Discovery Road


Immanuel United Methodist 209 Main Street


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ATTRACTIONS, PERFORMING ARTS, ANNUAL EVENTS • Historical Attractions and Performing Arts

• Annual Events

The Everett Theatre

Held each summer is a popular Children’s Workshop, designed to expose local children to the performing arts.

45 W. Main Street, Middletown. First opened on December 7, 1922 on the site where two other theaters and an opera house burned down. Designed in the Art Nouveau style, this 375 seat theater originally was a showplace for both vaudeville acts and movies. In 1981, the not-for-profit ACT was formed to preserve the Everett Theater, promote the talent of community members, and present a variety of cultural events. Movies are shown the first weekend of every month. Various stage presentations, including musicals, plays, and jazz concerts are held through out the year. The Everett Theater was featured in the movie “Dead Poets Society” starring Robin Williams, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Phone: 302-378-1200.

The Middletown Historical Society

The Middletown Historical Society was founded in 1985 in an attempt to save a local historic landmark from demolition. The attempt, however, failed but the small core of members remained determined to someday have a home and a museum. The organization remained homeless for some 21 years, meeting here and there, trying to find places to safely store artifacts of their growing collection. Last year, the Mayor and Council of Middletown gave the Society the use of the Old Academy, built in 1826 and on the National Register of Historic Places, the perfect location for the Historical Society’s home and museum. The chief fund raiser for the establishment of the Museum is the Ole Tyme Peach Festival, held annually in August. The festival has continued to grow over the last 13 years and in 2006 attracted some 15, participants. The Society is excited about their new home and believes that the community will have a museum that they can point to with pride.

Historic Odessa Foundation

An enclave of 18th/19th century buildings located in a historic village, offering guided tours, living history demonstrations, dessert tea, breakfast, lunch and dinner in a Colonial setting. Reservations required. For information call 302-378-4014.

Premier Centre for the Arts

Historic Everett Theatre Summer Concert Series

In the summertime, a variety of musicians perform at the bandstand at the Middletown-Odessa-Townsend Senior Center, 300 South Scott Street. It’s part of the Summer Concert Series.

July 4th Celebration

Middletown’s July 4th Celebration of our country’s independence features a spectacular fireworks display at Silver Lake Park, off East Cochran Street.

Olde Tyme Peach Festival

During the third Saturday in August, Middletown’s Olde Tyme Peach Festival brings crowds to Main Street. The festival, which celebrates the town’s role as an important 19th Century peach growing region, features a variety of entertainment, food and vendors. Sponsored by the Middletown Historical Society.

House and Walking Tour

On the second Saturday in October, the town opens its doors for the annual House and Walking Tour of the historic district. Churches, other public buildings and private residences are featured.

Christmas in Odessa

First Saturday in December. Sponsored by Women’s Club of Odessa. 302-348-4900

Middletown Annual Parades

For complete information contact Middletown Main St. at 302-378-2977 Hummer’s Parade—New Year’s Day A hilarious tradition unique to Middetown, this always quirky parade is known for its political satire and twisted take on current events. (It’s actually a spoof of the Mummer’s Parade in Philadelphia). Little League Parade—May Peach Festival Parade—August

27 Anderson Street, Middletown. Phone: 302-378-1384. An all encompassing arts center housing many aspects of the arts under one roof. PCA offers dance/baton classes, private instruction in musical instrumentation and voice, visual art classes for ages 3-adult, yoga and—coming in 2004—pilates and children’s music classes.

Christmas Parade—November

Middletown Music

The first weekend of October features the Cornhole & BrewFest and is a tribute to the fall season.

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STATE PARKS, HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS • State Parks Within 30 Minutes of the M.O.T Area At all state parks (except Fort Delaware, Fort DuPont and Wilmington), the daily fee is $2.50 for Delaware-registered vehicles, $5 for others. The fee is charged from May 1 through Sept. 30, and on weekends and holidays in October. There are no fees from Nov. 1 through April 30. Seasonal passes are available at all state parks and at the Division of Parks and Recreation headquarters in Dover. Seasonal passes are not valid at Fort Delaware. The rate for Delaware-registered vehicles and active-duty military is $20 for the season. Outof-staters pay $40. Residents 62 and older may buy seasonal passes at half-price. All state parks have a carry-in, carry-out policy for trash. Most state parks are handicapped-accessible, and all except Fort Delaware are open from 8 a.m. to sunset. The Web site is www.destateparks.com.


Carr Road, off I-95 at Marsh Road, Bellevue; 302-577-3390. 328 acres, tennis, horseback riding, fishing pond, jogging track, disc golf and fitness trail, meeting facility, evening concerts June through August, hayrides in the fall, cultural and environmental activities year-round.

Brandywine Creek

Adams Dam Road, near Del. routes 100 and 92, Montchanin; 302-577-3534. About 1,000 acres, year-round nature center with programs, disc golf course, picnic facilities, youth camping, fishing, canoeing, nature center, cross-country course and about 12 miles of hiking trails.

Fort Delaware

Pea Patch Island in the Delaware River, 38 Clinton St., Delaware City. Experience Civil War history in person. Originally a Union military post that held approximately 32,000 prisoners over the course of the war, Fort Delaware is alive with award-winning living-history interpreters who put a human face on history. Witness firsthand cannon fire, cooking demonstrations, the laundry, officers’ quarters and military drills. A ferryboat takes you out to the island, which also encompasses a large wading bird sanctuary of herons, egrets and ibis. Contact the park or visit www.destateparks.com for hours of operation. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends and holidays from late April through September and Wednesday through Sunday from mid-June until Labor Day. 155 acres. Round-trip ferry fee from Clinton Street, Delaware City, $8; ages 2-12 $4. Phone: 302-834-7941.

Fort DuPont

Northern end of Reedy Point Bridge, DE Rt. 9, Delaware City. 322 acres. Offers a self-guided interpretive trail as well as periodically scheduled walking tours. Other facilities available are tennis courts, a basketball court and a ball field. A popular fishing area, the park provides a beautiful view of the Delaware River. Phone: 302-834-7941.

Fox Point

On Lighthouse Road just off Edgemoor Road exit of I-495; 302-577-3390. Narrated trail, two large pavilions, restrooms and playgrounds, wildlife viewing and view of Delaware River shipping activity; handicapped-accessible. 170 acres.


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Lums Pond

Five miles south of I-95, off Del. 896, near Kirkwood; 302-368-6989. Largest freshwater pond in the state. Fishing, boat rentals, youth and family camping ($16-$36 per night for residents, $20-$45 nonresidents), hiking trails, concession stand, picnic areas, playground, disc golf course, hunting-dog training area and sports complex for volleyball, tennis, shuffleboard, horseshoes and baseball, yurt (circular tent) rentals, several hiking trails including a 7.5-mile trail that circles the pond, 10 miles of multipurpose trails for mountain bicycles and horses. 2,100 acres.

White Clay Creek

With three noncontiguous areas and accessible at these locations: two miles northwest of Newark on Del. 896; three miles northeast of Newark on Del. 72; or Polly Drummond Hill Road off Kirkwood Highway in Pike Creek; 302-368-6900. Fishing in White Clay Creek, picnic pavilion, extensive system of nature and fitness trails, youth camping, year-round nature center with programs, wildlife preserve and disc golf course. 3,400 acres.

Wilmington State Parks

A connected cluster of four urban parks: Rockford Tower and Park on Tower Road, Brandywine at North and South Park (Happy Valley) drives, Alapocas Woods Natural Area on Alapocas Drive and H. Fletcher Brown Park on 16th Street; 302-577-7020. Oasis within city of Wilmington along Brandywine River with connecting trails. Amenities include Brandywine Zoo (302-571-7788), Baynard Stadium, picnic areas, ball fields, pavilions, educational programs and community events. The zoo is open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $3; seniors and ages 3 to 11 $1.50.

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• Historical Attractions Fort Christina Park

East Seventh St., Wilmington. Site of the landing of the Swedes and Finns in 1638. “The Rocks,” a monument sculpted by Carl Milles, marks the spot. Nearby is the Stalcup family log cabin. Phone: 302-652-5629

John Dickinson Plantation

340 Kitts Hummock Road, roughly seven miles south of Dover. Historic brick mansion and modern visitors’ center interpret the agricultural life of an early American Quaker patriot who freed his slaves. He also was a popular writer, a governor of the state and contributor to the Constitution. Reconstructed slave quarters. Beautiful walks. Open year-round. Phone: 302-739-3277


Read House & Gardens

1124 E. Seventh St., Wilmington. Living-history shipyard and museum. Home of Delaware’s Tall Ship Ambassador, the Kalmar Nyckel, an authentic re-creation of the historic vessel that brought the first European settlers to the Delaware Valley in 1638. Ship and shipyard available for tours, private charters, weddings and private functions. Phone: 302-429-7447 www.kalnyc.org

42 The Strand, Old New Castle. Built in 1801, this elegant mansion overlooks the Delaware River. Furnished in the Federal and Colonial revival styles, the houses endures as one of the foremost examples of the federal style of architecture. It is surrounded by a 1 1/2 acre formal garden. Phone: 302-322-8411 www.hsd.org

Nemours Mansion & Gardens

610 Shipley Rd., Wilmington. Mid-19th-century, Victorian manor house illustrates rural Gothic architecture. Lush, gardenesque landscape complemented by conservatory with period flora. Museum shop with Victorian and tea memorabilia. Phone: 302-761-4340 www.rockwood.org

1600 Rockland Rd., Wilmington. Set among spectacular French formal gardens, this Carrere and Hastings designed Louis XVIstyle chateau was built for Alfred I. DuPont, and contains 102 rooms furnished with fine examples of antique furniture, rare rugs, tapestries and outstanding works of art. Reservations recommended for individuals and required for groups. Phone: 302-651-6912 www.nemours.org

Old New Castle

Six miles south of Wilmington on the Delaware River. The first seat of government in the state, this lovely village is a step back in time. Narrow streets lined by picturesque 18th century homes. Beautiful park along the river. Antiques shops and dining in historic buildings. Phone: 302-322-2794

Rockwood Mansion Park

Wilmington & Western Railroad

2201 Newport Gap Pike (Rt. 41 North), Wilmington. The steam/diesel powered train tours through the scenic Red Clay Valley. Trains operate rain or shine. Many special events, dinner trains throughout the year. Call for current brochure/timetable. Phone: 302-998-1930 www.wwrr.com

Winterthur Museum & Garden

Rt. 52, Winterthur. Home to Henry Francis du Pont’s unsurpassed collection of antiques and Americana, and a glorious 60-acre naturalistic garden. Children of all ages will enjoy Enchanted Woods, a fairy-tale garden of fun and discovery. Winterthur offers a variety of tours, exhibitions and programs for all ages. Phone: 800-448-3883 www.winterthur.org

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PERFORMING ARTS, MUSEUMS • Performing Arts Delaware Children’s Theater

1014 Delaware Ave., Wilmington. Favorite classics presented in a century-old theater house listed on National Register of Historic Places. Phone: 302-655-1014 www.DEChildrensTheatre.org

Delaware Symphony Orchestra

818 N. Market St., Wilmington. Delaware’s premiere professional orchestra, performing October through May at The Grand Opera House in Wilmington. Tickets are $10-$52, available through The Grand Box Office at 1-800-37-GRAND. www.desymphony.org

Delaware Theatre Company

200 Water St., Wilmington. Brandywine Valley’s only resident professional theatre. Their six-play season presents classic and contemporary works and brings noted professional actors, directors and designers to the region. Group rates available. Phone: 302-594-1100 www.delawaretheatre.com

Opera Delaware

818 N. Market St., Wilmington. One of the oldest opera companies in the nation, with 58 seasons of fine performances. Since its founding in 1945, the company has presented more than 160 productions of nearly 100 operas, including 16 world premieres. Phone: 302-658-8063 www.operadel.org

Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts

226 State Street, Dover. This new performing arts venue brings concerts, theatrical presentations, and other entertainment to Dover’s charming downtown historic districts. Independent films, foreign films, classic movies, and Saturday matinees for kids are also offered. Phone: 302-678-3583 www.schwartzcenter.com

The Grand Opera House

818 N. Market St., Wilmington. A 1,190-seat Victorian opera house, meticulously restored to its original grandeur and outfitted to serve Delaware as a performance facility. Over 100 performances, ranging from full symphony orchestras, dance and opera to stand-up comedians, jazz, world culture, events, and programs for young people. Considered to be among the best for its acoustics and intimacy. Shows presented all year long. Phone: 800-374-7263 www.grandopera.org

The Playhouse Theatre

Tenth St. and Market St., Wilmington. The oldest continuously operating legitimate theatre in the nation, presenting a six-show professional Broadway series that has recently featured name stars like Tony Curtis, Kathleen Turner and Tim Conway. The acclaimed Children’s Series caters to 10,000 young people per year. This is the only professional Broadway theatre in Delaware. Phone: 800-338-0881 www.playhousetheatre.com


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University of Delaware Professional Theatre Hartshorn Hall, Academy St. and E. Park Pl., Newark. Three-year, graduate theater conservatory offering public performances from a primarily classic repertory, such as Shakespeare, Shawn, Chekhov and Ibsen. Phone: 302-831-2204 www.udel.edu/theatre

Wilmington Music School

4101 Washington St., Wilmington. A premier regional resource for music education and performance, offering instruction and experience to students of all ages and ability levels. Annual concert calendar includes professional artist performances, student recitals, family concerts and cultural heritage celebrations. The school is within Wilmington city limits, near Rockwood Museum. Phone: 302-762-1132 www.wilmingtonmusic.org

• Museums Air Mobility Command Museum

Located on the Dover Air Force Base houses a large collection of vintage and veteran Aircraft, plus historical artifacts since the beginning of the air base in 1941. Has over 24 aircraft on display, and features more multi-engine aircraft than the National Air & Space Museum in Washington, DC. Open to the public from 9am to 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday. No special ID is required. Entrance is on De Route 9 one half mile from the intersection of US 113. Open year-round except federal holidays. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Phone: 302-677-5938 www.amcmuseum.org

Biggs Museum of American Art

406 Federal St., Dover. Experience two centuries of American art. Discover the rich tradition of Delaware Valley antiques made and owned by fascinating people. Special exhibitions are sure to enchant you. Phone: 302-674-2111 www.biggsmuseum.org

Delaware Archaeology Museum

316 S. Governor’s Ave., Dover. Exhibits illustrate archaeology, history and culture. Objects and artifacts on display provide clues to discovering and recreating the past. Phone: 302-739-4266 www.destatemuseums.org

Delaware State Police Museum & Education Center

1425 North DuPont Blvd., Dover, DE. The Museum is open Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 3 PM and the third Saturday of the Month 10 AM to 2 PM. There is no charge for admission. Guided tours are available by calling 302-739-7700

Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village

866 N. Dupont Hwy, Dover. The museum houses a variety of antique tractors and farm equipment, the first commercial broiler chicken house in Delaware, a crop duster, log cabin, and changing art exhibits. A special “Please Touch” exhibit is a favorite with young children, where they can pretend to milk a cow, drive a buggy, try on farm clothes, and enjoy other fun activities. Phone: 302-734-1618 www.agriculturalmuseum.org


Bank One Riverfront Arts Center (temporary address through Spring 2004), 800 S. Madison Street, Wilmington. Distinguished collections of American painting, illustration and English PreRaphaelite art are showcased in handsome galleries along with important changing exhibitions from the world’s leading art museums. One of Delaware’s cultural gems, the museum offers dynamic public programs, a children’s participatory gallery, a unique museum store and an Art Sales & Rental Gallery. Phone: 302-571-9590

Delaware History Museum

504 Market St., Wilmington. In the heart of Wilmington, the history museum presents “Distinctively Delaware.” a high-tech, interactive exhibition of Delaware’s history from the state’s first settlement in the 1600s through its incarnation as a 20th-century corporate capital. “Grandma’s Attic” kids museum offers a hands-on history experience for children. Phone: 302-656-0637 www.hsd.org

Delaware Museum of Natural History

4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington. Explore an African watering hole; look beneath the seas; come face to face with a jaguar; encounter life-sized dinosaurs. Families and naturalists are invited to participate in an adventure of discovery. Through dioramas, exhibits, and special programs, the many facets of our natural world are explored and explained. Phone: 302-652-7600 www.delmnh.org

Delaware Sports Museum & Hall of Fame

801 S. Madison St., Wilmington. Sports history of Delaware from 1860 to the present comes alive through photos, stories, artifacts and memorabilia. Exhibits tell the story of the accomplishments of the First State’s athletes, coaches, officials, administrators, sportswriters and broadcasters. Delaware’s Sports Hall of Fame inductees are honored in the museum’s exhibits. Phone: 302-425-3263

Delaware State Museums Visitor Center

406 Federal St., Dover. Staff assists with information on local and statewide attractions, events and activities. Maps and printed materials available, along with museum store featuring distinctive gifts and Delaware souvenirs. Two galleries display changing exhibits. Phone: 302-739-4266 www.destatemuseums.org

Delaware Toy & Miniature Museum

6 Old Barley Mill Rd., Wilmington. World-class collection of unique antique and contemporary toys, cars, trains, games, dolls, dollhouses, room boxes and miniatures of all types. Enthralling for all ages. Phone: 302-427-8697 www.thomes.net/toys

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

200 S. Madison St., Wilmington. An exciting 33,000-square-foot museum boasting 7 galleries, 26 on-site artist studios, gift shop, auditorium, classroom and more. Located on the Wilmington Riverfront. There is always something new, with more than 30 exhibitions annually of locally, regionally and nationally recognized artists. Phone: 302-656-6466 www.thedcca.org

Hagley Museum

Rt. 141. Wilmington. Where the duPont story begins in Delaware’s Brandywine Valley. Outdoors, the museum features the original duPont mills, estate, and gardens on the banks of the Brandywine River. Indoors, the dynamic, new “DuPont Science and Discovery” exhibit is full of interactive science fun for everyone. Phone: 302-658-2400 www.hagley.org

Historic Houses Of Odessa

Hours: Open March through December, Thursday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (last tour is at 3:00 p.m.) Group and school tours year round by reservation. Call for special times and prices for December holiday tour. Closed January and February, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, December 24 and 25. Admission: Adults $10.00; Groups, Seniors, Students $8.00, Children under 5 are free. Member discounts available. General Information: For reservations, events or membership call 302-378-4119 or Fax 302-378-4050 www.historicodessa.org Directions: Historic Houses of Odessa is 23 miles south of Wilmington (just east of Route 13) and 24 miles north of Dover. Historic Odessa Foundation, P.O. Box 697, Odessa, Delaware 19730

Iron Hill Museum

1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark. Natural history museum sponsored by Delaware Academy of Science. Collection includes taxidermy, rocks and minerals (fluorescent display), fossils, and archaeological artifacts, most indigenous to Delaware. Surrounded by 19 acres of nature trails. Housed in a former one-room schoolhouse, site was mined for jasper and iron ore. Phone: 302-368-5703 www.ironhillmuseum.org

Johnson Victrola Museum

406 Federal St., Dover. Features an extensive collection of Victor Talking Machines (early record players) and memorabilia. Company founder and inventer Eldridge Reeves Johnson, a native Delawarean, was a competitor of Thomas Edison. Museum exhibits include a 1920’s Victrola dealer’s store with a collection of talking machines, cabinet Victrolas, early records, and an original painting of ‘Nipper,’ the dog that became the trademark for RCA, known as “His Master’s Voice.” Phone: 302-739-4266 www.destatemuseums.org

• Attractions & Recreation Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge

2591 Whitehall Neck Road (Del. 9 east of Smyrna); 653-6872. Established in 1937. Nearly 16,000 acres managed for migrating and wintering waterfowl and migrating shorebirds and songbirds. A 12-mile auto-tour route provides easy viewing of birds located in impoundments and in tidal salt marsh areas. Five short walking trails are located along the auto-tour route. Daily sunrise-sunset. 302-653-6872 http://bombayhook.fws.gov

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ATTRACTIONS & RECREATION Bowling Brunswick Blue Hen Lanes


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Brandywine Zoo

1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington. Delaware’s only zoo is conveniently located on the banks of the Brandywine River. Visitors view wild and exotic animals such as majestic Siberian tigers, playful North American river otters, colorful macaws and curious South American tamarin monkeys. Phone: 571-7747 www.k12. de.us/warner/zoointro.htm

of the nation’s strategic airlift capacity. For information about the base, contact the Public Affairs Division, 436th Airlift Wing, 302-677-3372.

Dover Downs

U.S. 13, Dover. NASCAR races draw more than 140,000 fans for two weekends in June and September. Live harness racing November through April. Simulcast racing and slots year-round. 302-674-4600. www.doverdowns.com

Ice Skating Arenas The Pond (Newark, DE)


Skating Club of Wilmington


Christiana Mall

University of Delaware


715 Christiana Mall Rd., Newark. Experience tax-free shopping at its best! Discover an incredible mix of more than 130 soughtafter stores, including Pottery Barn, M.A.C., Williams-Sonoma, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, J. Crew and more! Plus Macy’s, Crate & Barrel and JC Penney. Phone 302-731-9815

Roller Skating

Christina River Boat Company

University of Delaware Athletics, Newark

201 A Street, Wilmington. River taxi service, plus one-hour rides to the Delaware River on a History Tour. Lunch and dinner served on board. Phone: 302-530-5069

Exciting college football, basketball, & lacrosse sports action. Call (302) UD1-HENS for ticket information and schedules of all athletic events.

Delaware Park Racetrack & Slots

University of Delaware Public Ice Arena

777 Delaware Park Blvd., Wilmington. Thoroughbred horse racing, coin-operated slot machines and big-winning simulcast racing at one location. Free general admission. Banquet and group packages available. Phone: 800-417-5687 www.delpark.com

Dover Air Force Base

1301 Heritage Road, Dover AFB. The Dover Air Force Base is one of the best-known attractions in Central Delaware. The base is important to the country’s defense, as it represents one-fourth


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Newark. Public ice skating and host of Olympic skating events and ice shows. Open year round. Phone: 302-831-2868

Wilmington Blue Rocks

Frawley Stadium, 801 S. Madison St., Wilmington. Class Single-A Advanced affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The team plays a minimum of 70 baseball games a season at beautiful Frawley Stadium, located just off I-95. Games played April-Sept. Phone: 302-888-2015 www.bluerocks.com

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BELFINT, LYONS & SHUMAN, P.A. Stephen Ritchie, CPA (302) 225-0600 1011 Centre Rd., Ste 310 Wilmington, DE 19805 www.belfint.com BOYER & BOYER , CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT Elizabeth Boyer, CPA (302) 998-3700 2496 North DuPont Parkway Middletown, De 19709 COVER & ROSSITER, P.A. Marie Holliday (302) 656-6632 62 Rockford Rd., Suite 200 Wilmington, DE 19806 www.coverrossiter.com DuVILLA & COMPANY, LLC Christopher S. DuVIilla, CPA (302) 836-2850 1400 Peoples Plaza Suite 104 Newark, DE 19702 www.duvillaco.com HORTY & HORTY, P.A. Doug Phillips (302) 652-4194 503 Carr Road Suite 120 Wilmington, DE 19809 www.horty.com JEFFERSON, URIAN, DOANE & STERNER, P.A. Luke Billings (302) 678-1425 107 Wolf Creek Blvd., Suite 1 Dover, DE 19901 www.juds.com LIBERTY TAX Taiseer Habib (302) 526-1608 419 East Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.libertytax.com/income-tax-preparation-locations/20419.html RAYMOND F. BOOK & ASSOCIATES, P.A. Ron Vascik, CPA (302) 378-4644 272 Carter Drive Suite 110 Middletown, DE 19709 www.rfbookcpas.com SC ASSOCIATES, INC. Sharron Cirillo EA CFE PA ABA ATP (302) 454-1100 651 North Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.scassoc.net STANDING STONE ACCOUNTING Linda Baker (215) 915-0423 Elkton, Maryland 21921 www.standingstoneunltd.com SUMMIT CPA GROUP, LLC Karen Remick (302) 355-3671 Newark, DE 19702 WATTAY ACCOUNTING Dana Wattay (302) 724-9237 3488 S. DuPont Blvd. Smyrna, DE www.wattayaccounting.com WILLIAMS HUMPHREYS & COMPANY Eric MacCollum 302-225-3000 1831 Delaware Avenue Wilmington, DE


THE HIFI GUY INC. Deanna Wasmund 3025252950 PO Box 687 Middletown, DE 19709 www.thehifiguyinc.com

CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR Lanette Bethard (302) 658-5520 24 Germay Drive Wilmington, DE 19804 www.clearchanneloutdoor.com

Auto Repair

ADVERTISING HEALTHY DTV NETWORK Jim Copes (302) 366-7502 P.O. Box 1415 BEAR, DE 19701 www.ahdtvnetwork.com

COMCAST SPOTLIGHT Lisa Sanderson (302) 272-8140 22 Reads Way New Castle, DE 19720 www.comcastspotlight.com

Advertising / Magazine

TODAY MEDIA / DELAWARE TODAY / DELAWARE BUSINESS TIMES Charlie Tomlinson (302) 656-1809 3301 Lancaster Pike Suite 5 C Wilmington, DE 19805 www.delawaretoday.com WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD Wayne Jameson (302) 824-9100 P.O. Box 662 Middletown, DE 19709

Advertising / Printing LURE CREATIVE DESIGN Mike Howren 330-907-8710 111 Portage Trail Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 www.lurecreativedesign.com

STAM PROMOTIONAL MARKETING Wendy Stam (302) 378-4332 364 East Main Street #402 Middletown, DE 19709 www.stamonline.com


SOUTHERN STATES COOP INC MIDDLETOWN SERVICES Sam Mitchell (302) 378-9841 900 N. Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.southernstates.com


SUMMIT AVIATION, INC. Joyce Morales (302) 834-5400 P.O. Box 258 Middletown, DE 19709


A.B.E. ACQUISITIONS LLC DBA ATTIC TO BASEMENT, ETC. Nancy Coddington 302-376-7022 4380 Summit Bridge Road Unit 2 (B) Middletown, DE 19709

Architectural Firm R G ARCHITECTS LLC Robert Grove (302) 376-8100 200 West Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.rgarchitects.net

Audio & Sound

BIG GUY MEDIA, LLC Jim Carpenter 302 442 7400 2615 Woodland Beach Rd. Smyrna, DE 19977

DIAMOND TOWN TIRE PROS & AUTO CARE James Barnes (302) 464-1077 5221 Summit Bridge Rd. Middletown, DE 19709

Automobile Dealership CMJ MOTORS Christine Jenkins 302-449-1324 4324 N DuPont Pkwy Middletown, DE 19734

Automotive Parts & Service

FRED DRAKE AUTOMOTIVE Kiel Drake (302) 378-4877 4195 DuPont Hwy. Townsend, DE 19734 www.freddrakeauto.com TRI STATE BATTERY INC. Gary Sutch (302) 292-2330 107 Albe Dr. Newark, DE 19702


HALF BAKED PATISSERIE Tammy Nichols (302) 378-2811 13 W. Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.halfbakedpatisserie.com


AMERICAN SPIRIT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Maurice Dawkins (302) 464-4067 98 Sandhill Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.americanspirit.org ARTISANS’ BANK Colin Price (302) 674-1754 1537 South Governors Ave Dover, DE 19904 www.artisansbank.com FULTON BANK Danielle Carroll (302) 378-4575 468 West Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.fultonbank.com M & T BANK Michael Pinkston (302) 285-3278 399 E Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.mtb.com PNC BANK Eric Glass (302) 378-4441 460 West Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.pnc.com SHORE UNITED BANK Brian Cannelongo (302) 449-6320 651 N. Broad Street Suite 201 Middletown, DE 19709 www.shoreunitedbank.com

WELLS FARGO BANK N.A. Jermaine Hatton 302-449-5480 310 Dove Run Center Blvd Middletown, DE 19709 WSFS BANK Nancy Pflumm (302) 449-5170 400 East Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.wsfsbank.com

Banquet Facilities

MIDDLETOWN MEMORIAL HALL Theresa Ventresca (302) 737-6933 27 West Green St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.middletownmemorial.com THOUSAND ACRE FARMBARN WEDDINGS Mike Hynson (302) 893-3510 260 South Reedy Point Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.thousandacrefarm.com

Boat Charters

ELIGAIL CHARTERS Chuck Woodfield 443-480-1804 5573 Boundary Ave Rock Hall, MD 21661 www.elligailcharters.com

Bowling & Recreational Fun Center

CREATIVE BUSINESS ASSISTANTS, LLC Chantal Towles (877) 264-8998 169 Bonnybrook Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.cbadirect.com EPIC MARKETING CONSULTANTS CORPORATION Michael Dibert (302) 285-9790 10 Jackie Cir Middletown, DE 19709 www.epicmc2.comKHAN CONSULTING, LLC. Ayanna Osinuga (302) 332-0641 402 North Cass Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.khanconsultingllc.com SEC- SANDERS EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING Schalea Sanders 302-685-8896 Middletown, DE 19709 www.secsanders.com

Cable / HSI & Phone Provider ATLANTIC BROADBAND Martin Roach (302) 378-0780 5350 Summit Bridge Rd. Suite 101 Middletown, DE 19709 www.atlanticbb.com/for-business

MID COUNTY LANES, LLC. & FAMILY FUN GALLERY Kim Bowers (302) 378-0677 875 N. Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.midcountylanes.com

Car Wash DIAMOND CAR WASH, INC. Todd Whichard (302) 449-5896 104 Sandhill Dr. Middletown, DE 19709


Catering GOLDEN APPLE CATERERS Theresa Ventresca (302) 737-6933 27 West Green St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.goldenapplecaterers.com

IHEARTMEDIA Chris Walus (302) 395-9800 920 W Basin Rd. Suite 400 New Castle, DE 19720 www.iHeartMediaCareers.com

GUZZY-Q COMPETITION BBQ & CATERING, LLC Seth Guzman (302) 373-9303 62 Nugent Loop Smyrna, DE 19977 www.GuzzyQ.com

DELMARVA BROADCASTING CO. DBA WXCY FM Lisa Layne (410) 939-1100 P.O. Box 269 Havre Grace, MD 21078 www.wxcyfm.com

Building Maintance / Appliance Repair

VENTURA MAINTENANCE COMPANY LLC Scott Ventura (302) 388-6316 101 E Green St. Middletown, DE 19709

Business Consulting A.BLAKE ENTERPRISES Antionette Blake 302-378-1496 313 John Randal Drive Summit Farms Middletown, DE 19709 www.ablakeenterprises.com

ADAMS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Rob Adams (302) 698-1709 17 Palmer Drive The Legends Middletown, DE 19709 www.facebook.com/ AdamsBusinessDevelopment


Robin Ashby 302-607-7200 913 Brandywine Blvd Wilmington, DE 19809 www.shermscatering.com

Chamber of Commerce CECIL COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Bonnie Grady, IOM (410) 392-3833 106 East Main St. Suite 101 A Elkton, MD 21921 www.cecilchamber.com

CENTRAL DELAWARE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Judy Diogo (302) 734-7513 435 N. DuPont Hwy. Dover, DE 19901 www.cdcc.net

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Bob Older (302) 482-2120 11F Liberty Plaza/Possum Park Mall Newark, DE 19711 www.dsbchamber.com

Chuck James (302) 655-7221 1201 North Orange St. Wilmington, DE 19801 www.dscc.com

MIDDLETOWN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Roxane Ferguson (302) 378-7545 402 North Cass Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.maccde.com

NEW CASTLE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Mark Kleinschmidt (302) 737-4343 12 Penns Way New Castle, DE 19720 www.ncccc.com

Child Care BEACH BABIES CHILDCARE AT TOWNSEND Thomas Toner (302) 378-4778 6020 Summit Bridge Road Townsend, DE 19734 www.beachbabieschildcare.com


Susan Tudor (302) 376-5112 915 Boyds Corner Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.kiddieacademy.com/middletown

LEARNING TREE ACADEMY Tony Martina (302) 449-1711 400 N. Ramunno Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.learningtreede.com

Chiropractic CAMP CHIROPRACTIC, INC Trent Camp (302) 378-5110 272 Carter Dr. Suite 120 Middletown, DE 19709 www.campchiropractic.com


Patricia Wendel (302) 593-0031 102 Sleepy Hollow Drive Suite 102 Middletown, DE 19709 www.completeaccidentrelief.com

DELAWARE BACK PAIN & SPORTS REHABILITATION CENTERS Tiffani Ditoro (302) 832-8894 2600 Glasgow Ave Suite 210 Newark, DE 19702 www.delawarebackpain.com

MIDDLETOWN CHIROPRACTIC & REHABILITATION Trevor Ennis (302) 376-5830 421 E. Main St. Suite 6 Middletown, DE 19709 www.MyDelawareChiropractor.com


Greg Zweiacher, DC (302) 653-1188 100 South Main Street Suite 204 Smyrna, DE 19977 www.zweiacherchiropractic.com

Rev. Willie L. Savage, Sr. (302) 228-6822 P.O. Box 45 Cheswold, DE 19936 www.cccc45@comcast.net


Fernando Rodriguez (302) 376-5729 44 W Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.churchonmainde.org

CONNECTION COMMUNITY CHURCH Alan Jones (302) 378-7692 100 W. Green St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.connectioncc.org

Cleaning & Restoration DiBIASO’S CLEANING & RESTORATION SERVICE Denise DiBiaso (302) 376-7111 P.O. Box 43 Townsend, DE 19734 www.dibiasos.com

Cleaning Service ABC CLEANING INC. Cosmin Manda (302) 345-7591 443 Boxwood Lane Middletown, DE 19709


Bob Metzgar (302) 659-6593 104 West Big Woods Road Smyrna, DE 19734 www.apicancleanit.com

CLASSIC CLEANING SERVICES Rose Snyder (302) 530-2765 957 Thomas Davis Dr. Clayton, DE 19938


Carla Briccotto (302) 528-3485 107 Lynn Circle Middletown, DE 19709


Caron Doering (302) 327-4250 4442 Summit Bridge Rd. Unit 12 Middletown, DE 19709 www.maidpro.com/middletown-de


Melissa DeForest-SawcUk (302) 743-5337 507 Pythagoras Path Middletown, DE 19709 www.premierprocleaning.com

Concrete CIPOLLONI BROTHERS, LLC Brande Cipolloni (302) 449-0960 879 Black Diamond Rd. Smyrna, DE 19977 www.cipollonibrothers.com


Tim Meyer (302)378-8920, X115 800 Industrial Drive Middletown, DE 19709

Construction A.S. JACONO LLC

Carolyn Stanley (302) 378-3000 865 Vance Neck Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.ASJacono.com

ALL IN SPRAY FOAM LLC Robert Hutcheson (443) 480-0633 301 Ericsson Avenue Betterton, MD 21610

BENCHMARK BUILDERS Irene Blair (302) 995-6945 818 First State Blvd. Wilmington, DE 19804 www.benchmarkbuilders.com IRON SOURCE

Mark Keele (302) 653-7562 5722 North DuPont Highway Smyrna, DE 19977

KRM CONSTRUCTION John Johannsen (410) 810-1574 205 Cannon St. Chestertown, MD 21620

NOWLAND ASSOCIATES, INC. Richard Aultman (302) 731-1333 2009 Ogletown Road Newark, DE 19711 www.nowlandassociates.com


Sandy Webb (302) 220-9900 402 North Cass St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.webbinsights.com

Dentistry COOK FAMILY DENTISTRY, P.A. Megan L. Cook DMD (302) 378-4416 12 Pennington St., Ste.300 Middletown, DE 19709

DELAWARE SMILE CENTER Heather Devich (302) 285-7645 201 Carter Drive Suite A Middletown, DE 19709 www.desmilecenter.com

DOVER FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Deb Jewell (302) 678-8000 1075 Silver Lake Blvd. Dover, DE 19904

Custom Machine Embroidery SEW THERE EMBROIDERY Becky Cronin (302) 545-0127 188 Green Giant Rd. Townsend, DE 19734 www.sewthere.net

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Amar Tailor (302) 449-7053 Middletown Commons 578 West Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.mathnasium.com/middletownde

MOT CHARTER SCHOOL Ned Southworth (302) 376-5125 1156 Levels Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.motcharter.com

DENTAL ASSOCIATES OF DELAWARE NEW START ADULT Lori Kramer LEARNING PROGRAM (302) 378-8600 106 St. Anne’s Church Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.delawaresmiles.com

MIDDLETOWN FAMILY DENTISTRY DR. Scott Arrighi (302) 376-9159 122 Sandhill Dr. Suite 101 Middletown, DE 19709 www.middletownfamilydentistry.com

PAUL R. CHRISTIAN, DMD Paul R. Christian, DMD (302) 376-9600 423 E. Main St. Ashley Plaza Middletown, DE 19709 www.paulchristiandmd.com


Jane Rutledge (302) 378-8705 410 N. Cass St. Middletown, DE 19709


Jeffrey Foster, DDS (302) 376-1500 4462 Summit Bridge Road Middletown, DE 19709

THE SMILE PLACE Grace Liu (302) 514-6200 17 N Main St. Smyrna, DE 19977

TOWNSEND FAMILY AND COSMETIC DENTISTRY Convention & Venetia Dover Visitor Service (302) 376-7979 GREATER WILMINGTON CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU 3920 S. Dupont Parkway, Suite C Townsend, DE 19734 Sarah Willoughby www.townsenddentistry.com (302) 652-4088 100 West 10TH St. Suite #20 Design Services Wilmington, DE 19801 A CREATIVE EDGE SIGN & DESIGN www.visitwilmingtonde.com STUDIO, LLC Dawn Graney Credit Union (302) 514-7446 DEXSTA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 111 West Main Street Sherry Sawicki (302) 285-1003 110 Sandhill Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.dexsta.com


Middletown, DE 19709 www.acreativeedge.us

LAUNCH DESIGN COLLECTIVE Paul Dolan (610) 416-8440 608 Kensington Dr. Lincoln University, PA 19352 www.launchdesigncollective.com

Susan Menei (302) 378-3444 115 High Street Odessa, DE 19730 www.newstartde.org


Diane Winiarczyk (302) 378-9511 350 Noxontown Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.standrews-de.org

ST. ANNE’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL Peter Thayer (302) 378-3179 211 Silver Lake Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.stannesde.org


Jermaine Williams (302) 449-3617 555 Hyetts Corner Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.stgeorges.nccvt.k12.de.us


Kate Shute (302) 328-1456 600 N. Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.think-empoirum.com

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE Cathy Matthews (302) 831-2886 John M.Clayton Hall 100 David Howell Dr. Newark, DE 19716 www.udel.edu/conferences

WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY Bonnie Kirkpatrick (302) 328-9401 320 N. DuPont Hwy New Castle, DE 19720 www.wilmu.edu

Electrical Contracting ABE ELECTRIC LLC Andrew Abe (302) 379-6773 4549 Brenford Rd Smyrna, DE 19977 www.abeelectricdelaware.com


Tim Murray (302) 389-1114 100 Artisan Drive Education Smyrna, DE 19977 APPOQUINIMINK SCHOOL DISTRICT www.shurelineelectrical.com Chuck Longfellow (302) 376-4128 Electrical Contractor 313 S. Fifth St. ATR ELECTRICAL SERVICES, INC. Odessa, DE 19730-4010 Tammy Mellen www.apposchooldistrict.com (302) 378-3708 14 Manassas Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.ATRelectricDE.com





Brent Greenfield (302) 540-0397 P.O. Box 225 Townsend, DE 19734 www.generationelectricalservices.com Steve Dignan (302) 453-4000 14 Mill Park Court Newark, DE 19713 www.nickleelectrical.com


Traci Bauguess (302) 376-0150 1050 Industrial Road Suite 100 Middletown, DE 19709 www.Tri-MGroup.com

Joe Valenti (302) 472-5718 801 Shipyard Drive Wilmington, DE 19801 www.wilmington.bluerocks.milb.com

Equipment Repair MICRO OVENS OF DELAWARE Kristin Keating (302) 998-8444 309 Main Street Wilmington, DE 19804

POWER TECH EQUIPMENT REPAIR Nicole Crick (443) 945-5022 505 Blue Ball Rd. Bldg. 100a Elkton, MD 21921 www.Powertechequipmentrepair.com

Energy AMERICAN ENERGY CORPORATION Event & Travel Planner CELEBRATION EVENT PLANNING Patty Croce (443) 485-6318 112 East Main St. Elkton, MD 21921 www.aec-usa.com

Rae Short (302) 242-6230 P.O. Box 1708 Dover, DE 19903



Richard Lafferty (302) 378-8100 201 Camerton Drive Townsend, DE 19734

Engineering WOODIN & ASSOCIATES, L.L.C. Denis Hulme (302) 378-7300 111 Patriot Drive Suite D Middletown, DE 19709 www.woodinassociates.com

Entertainment DELAWARE 87’ERS Tony Furr (302) 504-7587 3 Crescent Drive Philadephia, PA 19112

Stacy Shamburger (302) 235-3059 www.lilyeliteaffairs.com

Excavation / Site Work MORGAN CREEK GENERAL CONTRACTING LLC Eric Bradley (302) 275-3128 17 North Cox Street Middletown, DE 19709

PEARCE & MORETTO, INC. Earl Pearce 302-326-0707 1060 Industrial Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.pearce-moretto.com

Debria Doherty (302) 239-3500 5301 Limestone Rd. Suite 100 Wilmington, DE 19808 www.dohertyandassociates.com

Anthony B. Johnson (302) 376-0283 222 Carter Dr. Suite 104 Middletown, DE 19709 www.edwardjones.com/financial-advisor/ index.


Eric Janvier (302) 613-2964 104 Sleepy Hollow Dr. Suite 203 - 2nd Flr. Middletown, DE 19709


Catherine Whalen (302) 378-1154 376 E. Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.hrblock.com


Stephanie Rhodes (302) 660-1897 240 Dove Run Centre Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.paintingwithatwist.com/middletown

RHAPSODY IN 2 John Nanni (302) 449-5346 411 Winterberry Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.rhapsodyin2.com THE EVERETT, INC.

Chris Everett (302) 378-1200 45 West Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.everettteatre.com; www.thegibby.com


Rick Roman (330) 244-1633 150 Commerce Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.westownmovies.com


Benjamin Cohen (302) 285-6871 701 N. Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709

Fence & Electric Gate Contractor GUARDIAN FENCE COMPANY David Seemans (302) 449-5006 4783 Summit Bridge Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.guardian-fence.com

Financial Services DANIEL A. WHITE & ASSOCIATES, LLC Alison Slezak (302) 449-0111 291A Carter Drive The Middletown Professional Center Middletown, DE 19709 www.danwhiteandassociates.com

Firearm Training Facility TRINITY TACTICAL USA, LLC

Fireplace Sales, Installation, Service & Repair FLAME-TECH

SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY Matthew C. Smith (302) 328-2213 1000 N. DuPont Parkway New Castle, DE 19720 www.spicermullikin.com

Bill Buckley (302) 996-9250 23 Southgate Blvd. Suite 103 New Castle, DE 19720 www.getflametech.com



Missy Muller (302) 376-0760 5350 Summit Bridge Road Suite 202 Middletown, DE 19709 www.donedonefitness.com


CR Vaughn (302) 781-3350 651 North Broad St. Suite 203 Middletown, DE 19709 www.newpennfinancial.com/locations/themot-lending-team,-middletown




Ryan Davis (302) 655-7151 X140 1521 Concord Pike, Suite 305 Wilmington, DE 19803 www.areyoureadydelaware.com

UNIVERSAL MORTGAGE & FINANCE INC. Robert (Beau) Cox (302) 723-1602 2525 Augustine Herman HWY Chesapeake City, MD 21915 www.umafi.com/1robert

Fire & Water-Clean-Up & Restoration RAINBOW INTERNATIONAL OF NEW CASTLE Tim Visser (302) 836-6070 470 Copper Drive Wilmington, DE 19720 www.rainbowintl.com/newcastle


Jeffrey Minner (302) 324-8055 296 New Churchmans Road New Castle, DE 19720 DIAMOND STATE FINANCIAL GROUP www.serviceprocleande.com Neil Stalter (302) 366-0366 121 Continental Dr. Suite 110 Newwark, DE 19713 www.dsfg.com

Funeral Home

DANIELS & HUTCHISON FUNERAL HOME Robert C. Hutchinson, JR. (302) 378-3410 212 N. Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.daniels-hutchison.com

(302) 834-2348 235 Governors Place Bear, DE 19701

Tammy Yowell (443) 282-0842 106 Camelot Dr Chestertown, MD 6279

WILDFLOWERS BY ALICIA Alicia Blackwell (302) 593-9884 701 North Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.wildflowersbyalicia.com

Carl Pace 302-355-1772 4435 Summit Bridge Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.TrinTacUSA.com

Sheri Barber (302) 373-6718 20 Montchanin Road Ste 160 Wilmington, DE 19807

Tom St. John

(302) 378-9555 1130 Middletown Warwick Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.hoober.com

Ronald Hawthorne (302) 697-9776 607 Otis Drive Dover, DE 19901 www.servprodovermiddletown.com


Farm Machinery Dealership (302) 376-4335 JUMP ON OVER INFLATABLE PARTY HOOBER, INC. 811 N Broad St. Suite 203 & PLAY CENTER Mark Reichlin Middletown, DE 19709 Tonya & Kevin Castora (302) 376-5867 126 Patriot Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.jumponover.com



MIDDLETOWN JAZZERCISE FITNESS CENTER Leanne Brown (302) 383-4604 24 North Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.Jazzercise.com


Danielle Thompson (302) 376-6969 312 East Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.snapfitness.com/middletownde

TRANSFORMATION FITNESS Troy Brady (302) 757-6669 303 E. Ayre St. Newport, DE 19804


Greg Owen (302) 376-8700 938 Middletown Warwick Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.bobwagner.com

CHARLES TYRE FLOORING, INC. Charles Tyre (302) 376-0472 24 West Green St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.charlestyreflooring.com


Michael Dills 302-420-6011 10 Tennyson Ct. Middletown, DE 19709

MR. SANDMAN FLOORING, INC. Mark Shrewsbury (302) 737-5388 706 Donald Drive Newark, DE 19713

Garden Center

BEST MATERIALS, LLC. Myles Bennett (302) 378-1231 5093 Summit Bridge Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.bestgardencenterde.com

General Contracting

B AND R HOME IMPROVEMENTS Brian Wilfong (302) 668-3381 538 N. Ramunno Dr Middletown, DE 19709 BSS CONTRACTORS Brian Smith (610) 345-1316 281 E. Evergreen St. Suite 3 West Grove, PA 19390 MIDDLETOWN KITCHEN & BATH, LLC. Mark Gandy (302) 464-1236 111 Patriot Drive Unit C Middletown, DE 19709 www.mkbde.com SIMPLE SOLUTIONS GENERAL CONTRACTING Peter Ramos (302) 737-3078 1 South Old Baltimore Pike Suite 102 Newark, DE 19702 www.simplesolutionsgc.com SKYLINE PAINTING Jeffrey Cook (302) 598-9022 2655 Stephenson Dr. Wilmington, DE 19808 www.skylinepaintingjc.com VANGO PAINTING Todd Olson 302 689-8071 4106 Laughton Lane Bayberry South Middletown, DE 19709 www.VanGoPaint.com

Golf Course

BACK CREEK GOLF CLUB Frank Horton (302) 378-6499 101 Back Creek Dr. Middletown, DE 19709 www.backcreekgc.com FROG HOLLOW GOLF CLUB Jimmy Riggs (302) 376-6500 1 East Whittington Way Middletown, DE 19709 www.froghollowgolfclub.com

Community Guide & Business Directory


ODESSA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Chrissy Kopinke (302) 464-1007 1131 Fieldsboro Rd. Townsend, DE 19734 www.odessanationalgolfclub.com

Government Agency

STATE OF DE., DEPT OF LABOR, DIVISION OF VOC. REHAB. Denise Burke (302) 696-3180 122 Silver Lake Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.dvr.delawareworks.com

COMFORT KEEPERS Jamie Ramage (302) 322-6717 92 Reads Way Suite 207 New Castle, DE 19720 www.greaterdelaware.comfortkeepers.com

NERIUM INTERNATIONAL Penny Hill (302) 312-4673 Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.pennyhill.nerium.com

HONEST HEATING & COOLING, LLC Lawrence Bias (302) 836-9567 P.O Box 271 Saint Georges, DE 19733 www.honestheatcooling.com

DEANNA FITZPATRICKPSYCHIC / MEDIUM Deanna Fitzpatrick (302) 449-0144 3 Bradley Circle Middletown, DE 19709

PEACHTREE FAMILY MEDICINE Christina Bovesky (302) 659-9153 216 West Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.peachtreefamilymedicine.com

MILLER HEATING & COOLING, LLC. Andrew Miller (302) 750-2409 12 Mailly Drive Townsend, DE 19734 www.millerheatingandcooling.net

SIMON EYE ASSOCIATES - BEAR Joseph Senall DBA (302) 239-1933 116 Fox Hunt Dr. Bear, DE www.simoneye.com

WRIGHT DESIGN, INC. Jerry Wright (302) 378-7763 200 Glenelg Ct Middletown, DE 19709 www.wrightdesigninc.com

DEDICATED TO WOMEN OB-GYN Matt Corrozi U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (302) 389-4009 209 E. Main St. Ellyn Herbert Middletown, DE 19709 (302)573-6294 X221 www.dedicatedtowomenobgyn.com 1007 North Orange St. Suite 1120 Wilmington, DE 19801 DELAWARE BREAST CANCER COALITION www.sba.gov/de Lois Wilkinson (302) 672-6435 Health & Wellness 165 Commerce Way Suite 2 ALEXANDER BUSINSKY CONSULTING Dover, DE 19904 Reba Alexander Businsky DELAWARE PEDIATRICS (302) 740-1054 APPOQUINIMINK PEDS 106 N. Maryland Avenue Diana Lambeth Wilmington, DE 19804 (302) 449-2570 www.abcincusa.com 3920 South DuPont Pkwy. ALL THERAPY PHYSICAL Townsend, DE 19734 THERAPY & WELLNESS DIAMOND STATE SURGICAL ASSOCIATES Nicholas Ryan Dr. Kevin Geffe (302) 376-5578 (302) 449-9660 212 Carter Drive, Suite C 124 Sleepy Hollow Drive Suite 201 Middletown Professional Center Middletown, DE 19709 Middletown, DE 19709 www.diamondstatesurgical.com www.alltherapy.net FIRST STATE FAMILY PRACTICE, INC. APPOQUINIMINK COUNSELING John Kehagias, M.D. SERVICES, LLC. (302) 378-5494 Dawn Schatz 222 Carter Drive Suite 101 (302) 898-1616 Middletown, DE 19709 120 West Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 HEALTHCARE OPERATIONS www.appocounseling.com MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISES, LLC. Joseph Richichi BAYADA HOME HEALTH CARE (302) 261-3530 Katie Hugelmeyer 252 Carter Drive Suite 200 (302) 322-2300 Middletown, DE 19709 15 Reads Way Suite 205 www.thehomellc.com New Castle, DE 19720 www.bayada.com HOME INSTEAD SENIOR CARE Robert Ware BAYHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER / (302) 363-1900 MIDDLETOWN MEDICAL CENTER 755 A Walker Road Kathy Seacord Dover, DE 19904 (302) 378-1199 www.HomeInstead.com/179 209 E. Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 JENNIFER TECHENTINE, LMT www.bayhealth.org/middletownoutpatient Jennifer Techentine (302) 367-4199 BRANDYWINE WOMEN’S 204 Sheats Lane HEALTH ASSOCIATES Middletown, DE 19709 Gwendolyn Carter-King www.JenniferTechentine.massagetherapy.com (302) 658-3331 212 Carter Drive Ste B LIVING WELL PHARMACY Middletown, DE 19709 Johnnymae N’dione www.brandywinewomenshealth.com (302) 378-8228 723 N Broad St. BREAKING BARRIERS Middletown, DE 19709 Dwayne H. Adams (267) 979-7219 MCCORMICK & ASSOCIATES 501 Hawley St. OF MIDDLETOWN Wilmington, DE 19805 Caren Coffy-McCormick (302) 449-0710 CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY 292 Carter Drive Suite B Jan Shallcross Middletown, DE 19709 302-734-0898 www.mccormickandassociatesofmiddletown.com 812 S. Bradford Street Dover, DE 19904 MIDDLETOWN FAMILYCARE ASSOC. LLC Guni Dedhia CENTER FOR CONSCIOUS HEALING (302) 378-4779 Colleen McGinnis 114 Sand Hill Drive, Suite 101 (302) 376-6144 Middletown, DE 19709 216 West Main St. www.middletownfamilycare.com Middletown, DE 19709 CENTER FOR INTERVENTIONAL PAIN SPINE Stephanie Paulus (302) 477-1706 118 Sandhill Drive Suite 203 Middletown, DE 19709


MIDDLETOWN NUTRITION, LLC. Gary Dotson (302) 449-2913 480 East Main St. Middletown, DE 19709

TAKE SHAPE FOR LIFE Patricia Pecht (717) 421-1125 617 Garden Gate Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.eatsmart.tsfl.com THE TRAUMA SURVIVORS FOUNDATION Dennis Carradin (888) 959-1099 2055 Limestone Road Suite 109 Wilmington, DE 19808 www.thetraumasurvivorsfoundation.com

Home Builder

JS HOMES Melissa Scott 302-838-8880 x 701 1919 Red Lion Rd. Bear, DE 19701 SCHELL BROTHERS Christina Harvey (302) 226-1994 20184 Phillips Street Rehoboth Beach, De 19971

TKS NUTRITION, LLC. Tracey Sinibaldi (302) 897-2088 244 Manchester Way Middletown, DE 19709 www.tksnutritionllc.com

Home Improvement

WELL BEING WITH OILS Pamela Cichocki (302) 379-1619 332 MistyVale, Dr Middletown, DE 19709 www.mydoterra.com/wellbeingwithoils/#/

B.I.L. ENTERPRISES Tom Brown (302) 379-1402 108 Lynn Circle Middletown, DE 19709 www.bilenterprises.com

WELLNESS EDUCATOR & ADVISOR, MELALEUCA Lois Breternitz (302) 598-9903 Newark, DE 19702 www.melaleuca.com/LoisB

BROBST HOME IMPROVEMENTS, LLC. Matthew Brobst (302) 376-1656 5909 Summit Bridge Road Townsend, DE 19734

Health Insurance

HEALTH INSURANCE ASSOCIATES Nicholas Moriello (302) 292-0100 260 Chapman Rd. Suite 107 Newark, DE 19702 www.healthinsuranceassoc.com

ADAM BASEMENT WATERPROOFING Michele Giordano (877) 212-2767 563 Walther Rd Newark, DE 19702

CNJ HANDYMAN & HOME IMPROVEMENT SERVICES Carl Walter (302) 218-8081 417 Skyview Dr. Middletown, DE 19709

DIPPOLD MARBLE & GRANITE Valerie Vassar (302) 376-0131 Hearing Services 110 W. Main Street HEARING SERVICES OF DELAWARE, INC. Middletown, DE 19709 Cali Rodichok SHONE LUMBER (302) 376-3500 Tom Palmer 104 Sleepy Hollow Drive Suite 202 (302) 504-3504 Middletown, DE 19709 948 Middletown Warwick Rd. www.heardelaware.com Middletown, DE 19709 www.shonelumber.com Heating & Cooling ABC HEATING, LLC. Kim Burghart (302) 668-9665 119 Madrid Street Townsend, DE 19734

THE HOME DEPOT Michael Youngson (302) 437-6847 350 Auto Park Drive Middletown, DE 19709

Human Resources Consulting & Career Planning Services ATLANTIC TRAINING Anthony LaFazia (800) 975-7640 101 N Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.atlantictraining.com ELM STRATEGIES Sital Soni (302) 250-6032 202 Drawyers Dr. Middletown, DE 19709 EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT PROFESSIONALS Tracy Thompson (302) 659-2121 665 S. Carter Road Suite 3 Smyrna, DE 19977 www.dovermiddletownde.expresspros.com

HVAC & Plumbing

ATLANTIC REFRIGERATION & AIR CONDITIONING Lisa Wynn (302) 856-9300 17553 Nassau Commons Blvd. Lewes, DE 19958 BLUE HEN MECHANICAL David P. Harwell (302) 598-5094 119 Sleepy Hollow Dr. Middletown, DE 19709 CHRISTIANA MECHANICAL, INC. Terri Sill (302) 378-7308 109 A Sleepy Hollow Dr. Middletown, DE 19709 www.christianamechanical.com MOON SERVICES Chris Sutton (410) 392-9350 1638 Elkton Rd. Elkton, MD 21921


WILL KIRKWOOD Will Kirkwood (302) 378-4878 199 Pine Tree Road Townsend, DE 19734

Information Technology Consulting HI5S, INC James Hansen 8774831040 x 1 10 Celtic St. Bear, DE 19701 www.hi5s.com


A TO Z INSURANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES Ennio Zaragoza (302) 378-7793 1447 S. Governors Ave. Dover, DE 19904 www.atozinsuranceonline.com

ANTHONY F. TEOLI & ASSOCIATES, INC. Anthony Teoli (302) 996-0220 309 Main St. ADVANCED SOLAR HEATING & COOLING Home Staging & Design Wilmington, DE 19804 Marisa Alvarez UNIQUE HOME STAGING & DESIGN, LLC. www.teoliandassociates.com (302) 731-1000 Mary Karakashian P.O. Box 7765 BRAMHALL & HITCHEN INSURANCE (302) 832-7051 Newark, DE 19714 Ryan Gerlitz 326 Meadow Glen Dr. (302) 356-2727 AIRE SERV HEATING & AIR Bear, DE 19701 111 Ruthar Drive Sarah Boyce www.uniquehomestaging.com Newark, DE 19711 (410) 620-5400 www.bh-insurance.com 804 Interchange Blvd. Newark, DE 19711

Middletown Area Chamber Of Commerce • maccde.com

COLONIAL LIFE BENEFITS Robert Roth (302) 235-3088 5626 Kirkwood Highway Orchard Commons Business Center Wilmington, DE 19808 www.coloniallife.com CROW INSURANCE AGENCY Jules Hendrix (302) 378-9592 106 South Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.crowinsuranceteam.com LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE Douglas Waltz (302) 369-9904 x53425 131 Continental Drive Suite 108 Newark, DE 19713 www.libertymutual.com/ christopherchagnard NEW CASTLE INSURANCE, LTD. Louis Savino (302) 328-6111 621 Delaware Street New Castle, DE 19709 STATE FARM INSURANCE Chuck Montgomery (302) 449-0001 111 South 6th St. Odessa, DE 19730 www.chuckmontgomery.com STATE FARM INSURANCE Joyce Simmons (302) 378-8885 384 E. Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.online2.statefarm.com/b2c/sf/ agent/08/6026

IT Solutions Provider, Computer & Web Services TEK ELECTRONICS Tom R. Voytek (302) 449-6947 P.O. BOX 853 Middletown, DE 19709 www.tekelectronicsllc.com

Janitoral Services TRI STATE CLEANING Kim Olson (302) 753-7462 3 North Cummings Drive Middletown, DE 19709


BEADS BY CAROL Carol Mack (302) 593-6982 11 Fieldstone Rd. Bear, DE 19701 www.beadsbycarol.com


BAILEY’S LAWN & LANDSCAPE Dan Bailey (302) 376-9113 5101 Summit Bridge Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.baileyslandscape.com GREENSCAPES LAND CARE, LLC. Mark Huebner (410) 708-0883 13031 Rosedale Cannery Rd. Still Pond, MD 21667 www.greenscapeslandcare.net

Law Firm

CLIFFORD B. HEARN, JR. P.A. (302) 378-4827 326 East Main St. Middletown Crossing Middletown, DE 19709

LACY E. HOLLY III, P.A. (302) 376-5850 Middletown, DE 19709 MORRIS JAMES LLP James Landon (302) 888-6800 500 Delaware Avenue Suite 1500 Wilmington, DE 19801-1494 www.morrisjames.com PARKWAY LAW, LLC. Dominic Balascio (302) 449-0400 3171 DuPont Parkway Suite B Townsend, DE 19734 www.parkway-law.com SAUL EWING LLP James D. Taylor, Jr. Esq. (302) 421-6800 222 Delaware Ave. Suite 1200 Wilmington, DE 19899 www.saul.com SCHMITTINGER & RODRIGUEZ, P.A. Shae Chasanov (302) 378-1659 651 N. Broad Street Suite 204 Middletown, DE 19709 THE KIRSH LAW FIRM Sharon Gilgenast (302) 449-1500 4522 DuPont Parkway Townsend, DE 19734 www.kirshtitle.com TIGHE & COTTRELL, P.A. Melissa Rhoads (302) 658-6400 704 King St. Suite 500 Wilmington, DE 19801 www.tighecottrell.com WARD & TAYLOR, LLC. Carol Strouth (302) 225-3350 242 Dove Run Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.wardtaylor.com

Lawn Care Service CLIPPERS LAWN SERVICE Kevin Forney (610) 513-3825 Middletown, DE 19709

PROGREEN LANDSCAPES Brad Stevens (302) 222-3401 P.O. box 357 Cheswold, DE 19936 www.progreenlandscapes.com


CORBIT-CALLOWAY MEMORIAL LIBRARY Karen Quinn (302) 378-8838 115 2nd & High Street Odessa, DE 19730 www.corbitlibrary.org

Life Coaching

FOR ALL SEASONS LIFE COACHING Michele Andersen (302) 897-7727 P.O. Box 308 Townsend, DE 19734 www.forallseasonslifecoaching.com


KRESTON WINE & SPIRITS Robert Kreston (302) 376-6123 448 East Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.krestonwines.com


HAMPTON INN Sophia Kramedas (302) 674-2200 117 Sandhill Dr. Middletown, DE 19709 www.hamptoninn.com

Management Consulting ASSET MANAGEMENT ALLIANCE David Kasey (302) 655-2100 222 Delaware Ave Suite 109 Wimington, DE 19801 www.assetmanagementalliance.com

Marketing/Advertising Services AVENUE 121 Glenn Schwalbe (302) 354-1839 809 Marsh Hawk Court Middletown, DE 19709

CONNECTHEDOT, LLC. Travis Rothstein (302) 314-3762 PO BOX 1134 Middletown, DE 19709 www.connecthedot.com INNOVINCENT Charles Vincent (302) 566-8008 P.O. Box 25208 Wilmington, DE 19899-5208

FAIRWAY INDEPENDENT MORTGAGE CORPORATION Brittany Johnson 302-766-7403 5301 Limestone Rd. Suite 106 Wilmington, DE 19808

MIDDLETOWN LIFE MAGAZINE Alan Turns (610) 869-5553 144 South Jennersville Rd. West Grove, PA 19390 www.middletownlifemagazine.com

HIGHLANDS MORTGAGE Brian Rumph (302) 504-6232 228 Dove Run Boulevard Middletown, DE 19709

MIDDLETOWN TRANSCRIPT Amy Newton (302) 378-9531 24 W. Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.middletowntranscript.com

MORTGAGE NETWORK SOLUTIONS, LLC. Siobhan Merritt (302) 293-6721 402 N. Cass St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.MerrittMortgages.com WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE Jessica Bell (302) 672-1200 250 Beiser Blvd. Suite 201 Dover, DE 19904

Motivational Speaker ROBERT S. JOHNSTON, DALE CARNEGIE TRAINING Robert Johnston (302) 368-7292 x307 230 E Seneca Dr. Newark, DE 19702-1932

Moving & Storage

DELAWARE MOVING & STORAGE INC. Ed Kulesza RCM ONLINE MARKETING SOLUTIONS, LLC. (302) 322-0311 Renee Massey 214 Bear Christiana Rd. (302) 299-5637 Bear, DE 19701 1522 Lake Seymour Drive www.delawaremovingandstorage.com Middletown, DE 19709 STORAGE SENSE TOWNSEND www.seodelaware.co Shannon Angell SPOT-ON-MARKETING (302) 378-2600 Drew Kennedy 893 Noxontown Rd. (302) 535-3176 Townsend, DE 19734 402 North Cass Street www.selfstoragesense.com Middletown, DE 19709 www.spotonmarketing.us Municipality THE TOWN OF MIDDLETOWN TRUE NORTH MARKETING Rae Teel Catrina Jefferson (302) 378-5670 (302) 233-3974 19 West Green St. 418 Toftrees Drive Middletown, DE 19709 Middletown, DE 19709 www.middletownde.org

Martial Arts Schools

EVOLUTION KARATE ACADEMY Joe Kaluzny (302) 376-7100 735 North Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.evolutionkaratede.com

Merchant Services

GLOBAL MERCHANT PARTNERS, LLC. Toby Guinn, Sr. (302) 268-6222 18766 John J Williams Hwy. Unit 4-304 Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 www.globalmerchantpartners.com


TRUEMOBILITY Patti Castoria (302) 836-4110 773 S. Dupont Highway New Castle, DE 19720

Mortgage Lending

DELAWARE MORTGAGE SERVICES, LLC. Lisa Ward (302) 449-0599 402 North Cass Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.delawaremortgageservices.com

TOWN OF TOWNSEND Cindy Cook (302) 378-8082 661 South Street Townsend, DE 19734 www.townsend.delaware.gov

Network Consulting MASTER NETWORKS INC. Ken Larosa (610) 496-7600 614 N. DuPont Hwy. Dover, DE 19901

New Home Construction GREEN DIAMOND BUILDERS Steve Jackson (302) 284-1177 24 Memorial Ave Felton, DE 19943 www.greendiamondbuilders.com LC HOMES Ryan Gorman (302) 449-2156 105 Foulk Rd. Wilmington, DE 19803 www.lchomesde.com

Newspaper / Publishing CECIL WHIG Maria Foglio (443) 245-5045 601 North Bridge Street Elkton, MD 21921-5307

NORTHDELAWHEREHAPPENING.COM Suzy Casey (302) 465-1970 P.O. Box 4054 Greenville, DE 19807 WOMEN’S JOURNAL Pam Rizzo (888) 550-7200 P.O. Box 57 Lewes, DE 19958 www.thewomenjournal.com


A DOOR OF HOPE Mary Lou Warwick (302) 394-9500 316 E. Main Street Middletown Crossing III Middletown, DE 19709 www.adoorofhope.org AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY Julia Foxwell (800) 227-2345 92 Reads Way Suite 205 New Castle, DE 19720 www.relayforlife.org/middletownde AMERICAN LEGION MIDDLETOWN POST 25 Ray Abbott (302) 376-0494 605 N Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.americanlegionmiddletown.com APPOQUINIMINK FOUNDATION Bonnie Lewis (302) 376-4138 x3826 118 S. Sixth Street Odessa, DE 19730 www.appofoundation.org AUTISM DELAWARE Teresa Avery (302) 224-6020 924 Old Harmony Rd. Suite 201 Newark, DE 19713 BEAR-GLASGOW YMCA Terry Mullan (302) 836-9622 351 George Williams Way Bear, DE 19702 www.ymcade.org BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU OF DELAWARE Christine Sauers (302) 221-5255 60 Reads Way New Castle, DE 19720 www.delaware.bbb.org BLOOD BANK OF DELMARVA, INC. Mary Moore (302)737-8405 X836 100 Hygeia Drive Newark, DE 19713 www.delmarvablood.org CHARITABLE DAMES OF DELAWARE Jennifer Durham 302-222-6261 979 Daisey Rd. Clayton, DE 19938

Community Guide & Business Directory


DELAWARE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Rebecca Elzey (302) 571-8004 100 W. 10th St. Suite 115 Wilmington, DE 19801 www.delcf.org

MIDDLETOWN-ODESSA-TOWNSEND ROTARY CLUB Ceil Rozumalski (302) 378-1181 P.O. Box 201 Middletown, DE 19709

WARRIORS HELPING WARRIORS Kevin Conley (302) 562-9033 104 South Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.WHWonline.org

DELAWARE ECONOMIC SUMMIT Todd Roselle (302) 660-3350 818 Shipyard Drive Wilmington, DE 19801 www.deleconsummit.com

MOT SENIOR CENTER Cecilia Rozumalski (302) 378-4758 300 S. Scott Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.motseniorcenter.com

WOMENS CLUB OF ODESSA Stephanie Brown (302) 378-4900 506 High Street Odessa, DE 19730

DELAWARE WILD LANDS Kate Hackett (302) 378-2736 315 Main St. P.O. Box 505 Odessa, De 19730

NATIONAL BRAIN TUMOR SOCIETY Ashley Brennan (856) 278-3171 55 Chapel St. Suite 200 Newton, MA 2458

DELMARVA COUNCIL OF BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA Matthew Keck (302) 622-3300 100 W.10th Street. Suite 915 Wilmington, DE 19801

OUR DAILY BREAD DINING ROOM OF MOT, INC. Larry Norfleet (302) 285-9540 214 North Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709

GRACE OP CHURCH Robert Harting (302) 378-4215 13 Pennington St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.gracemiddletownde.com

EVERETT MEREDITH MIDDLE SCHOOL PTA Joy Brennan (302) 388-5126 504 South Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709

ROTARY CLUB OF SOUTHERN NEW CASTLE COUNTY Club President (302) 378-0159 P.O. Box 700 Odessa, DE 19730

EXCEPTIONAL CARE FOR CHILDREN Shannon McLaughlin (302) 894-1001 11 Independence Way Newark, DE 19713 www.exceptionalcare.org FORGET ME NOT FAMILIES, INC. Babita Jagnanan (302) 894-4419 700 Julian Lane Bear, DE GOODWILL DELAWARE Zanthea Nichols 302-761-4640 300 East Lea Blvd. Wilmington, DE 19802 HABITAT FOR HUMANITY NEW CASTLE COUNTY Paula Roddy (302) 652-0365 1920 Hutton St. Wilmington, DE 19802

SCORE DELAWARE (302) 573-6552 1007 N. Orange St. Ste 1120 Wilmington, DE 19801 SGT. LLOYD NELSON VFW POST 3792 Will Kirkwood (302) 378-4878 P.O. Box 185 Middletown, DE 19709 SPIRITUAL PATH ALLIANCE Valerie Brown-Baul (302) 314-5230 www.spiritualpathalliance.org TENDER HEARTS, INC. Debria Doherty (302) 239-3500 5301 Limestone Road Suite 100 Wilmington, DE 19808 www.tenderheartsde.org

THRIVE REAL LIFE INDEPENDENCE Joseph Richichi JOBS FOR DELAWARE GRADUATES, INC. (302) 261-2139 Nicole Poore 252 Carter Drive Suite 200 (302) 734-9341 Middletown, DE 19709 381 West North Street www.thriverli.com Dover, DE 19904 TOUCHING HEARTS M.O.T. BIG BALL MARATHON PSYCHOLOGICAL CENTER Kate Rokosz Laurie Denham (302) 379-1531 (302) 344-5498 116 E. Green St. 1 South Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 Middletown, DE 19709 MIDDLETOWN FAMILY YMCA David Halley (302) 616-9622 400 North Cass Street Middletown, DE 19709 MIDDLETOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC. Linda Harting (302) 378-7466 216 North Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.middletowndehistory.com MIDDLETOWN JAYCEES Tina Macko P.O. Box 915 Middletown, DE 19709 www.middletownjaycees.org MIDDLETOWN MAIN STREET Nick Manerchia (302) 378-2977 216 N .Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.middletownmainstreet.com


TOWNSEND FIRE CO. LADIES AUXILIARY Michelle Argoe (302) 378-8111 107 Main St. Townsend, DE 19734 www.townsendfirecompany.org UNIQUE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS Jeanette Waters (302) 750-0930 26 Airdrie Drive Bear, DE 19701 www.LetGodHelp.org/Business VICTORY VILLAGE HOME & RESOURCE CENTER FOR VETERANS (501(C)3) Nick Callazzo (302) 832-5790 554 Port Penn Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.NationalVAC.org

Non-Profit / Faith Based

LIVING GRACE WORSHIP CATHEDRAL Rev. Jeffery Broughton, Sr. (302) 285-9754 301 Wood Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.lgwcde.org REAL LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH Hans Pfadt (302) 378-6133 402 N. Cass St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.rlcchurch.org

Office & Warehouse Rental DELAWARE INDUSTRIES, INC. Jay Walls (302) 378-8974 9 Wood St. Middletown, DE 19709

Office Equipment, Sales & Service

EXCEL BUSINESS SYSTEMS Frank Montisano (302) 453-1500 201 Ruthar Dr. Suite 10 Newark, DE 19711 www.exceldigital.com

Online Dress Retail & Accessories AMAZON.COM Ashlee Partlow (302) 378-3390 560 Merrimac Ave. Middletown, DE 19709

PROM GIRL, LLC. Barbara Collins (302) 279-1052 105 Sleepy Hollow Dr. Suite C Middletown, DE 19709 www.promgirl.com

Optometry & Optical

DELAWARE OPHTHALMOLOGY CONSULTANTS Aurora Serrano (302) 479-3937 272 Carter Dr., Blue Heron Pav. Suite 100 Middletown, DE 19709 www.delawareeyes.com DELAWARE OPHTHALMOLOGY CONSULTANTS Corinne Z. Wohl (302) 479-3937 3501 Silverside Rd. Namaans Building Wilmington, DE 19810 www.delawareeyes.com MY EYE DR. Linda Little (302) 376-1900 223 E. Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.halperneye.com

Middletown Area Chamber Of Commerce • maccde.com

MY EYE DR. - BEAR Linda Little (302) 838-0800 1237 Quintillio Dr. Governors Square II Bear, DE 19701 www.halperneye.com SIMON EYE ASSOCIATES Michelle McClain (302) 239-1933 472 East Main St.. Middletown, DE 19709 www.simoneye.com

Orthodontics Practice

Personal Development & Life Coaching Organization B. RICH WORLDWIDE TRAVEL David B. Rich (302) 420-9248 364 East Main St. Suite 189 Middletown, DE 19709

Pest Management PROMISE PEST CONTROL Brian Reed (302) 378-2611 1145 Shallcross Lake Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.promisepest.com

ANZILOTTI ORTHODONTICS-CLIFFORD L. ANZILOTTI, DMD PA Heather McCleery (302) 378-2778 112 St. Anne’s Church Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.anzilottiortho.com

ROYAL PEST SOLUTIONS Dannis Warf (302) 376-8243 53 McCullough Drive New Castle, DE 19720 www.royalpest.com

DELAWARE ORTHODONTIC Julie Wood 302-449-1350 122 Sandhill Drive Suite 201 Middletown, DE 19709 www.delawareorthodontics.com

AMERICAN K-9 DOGGIE DAYCARE & TRAINING, LLC. Laurie Brown (302) 376-9663 112 Patriot Drive, Suite F. Middletown, DE 19709 www.ak9training.com


RICHARDS PAVING, INC. Dorothy Smith (302) 328-5828 9 Bellecor Dr. New Castle, DE 19720 www.richardspaving.com

Payroll Services

ADP - AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING Mary Jane Boyle (302) 650-2601 32159 Shorewood Rd. Galena, MD 21635 www.adp.com CHESAPEAKE INSURANCE ADVISORS (302) 224-5205 10 Corporate Circle Suite 215 New Castle, DE 19720 www.thechesapeakecompanies.com PAYCHEX Erik Adams (302) 383-3179 310 N. Cass Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.paychex.com PAYROLL MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE Jim Paoli (302) 456-6816 153 E Chestnut Hill Road Suite 210 Newark, DE 19713 PURSERS OFFICE, INC. Rollyn C. Trueblood (302) 239-9788 402 N Cass St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.pursersoffice.com

Personal Care Services

CARING HEARTS HOME CARE, LLC. Dawn Sbriglia (302) 734-9000 1679 S. DuPont Hwy, Ste 16 Dover, DE 19901 www.caringheartshc.com IGNITE YOUR LIGHT, LLC. Kiera Smale (302) 766-0982 104 Sleepy Hollow Dr. Suite 205 Middletown, DE 19709 www.igniteyourlightcoaching.com

Pet Services

M.O.T. PET SERVICE Frank Ruberto (302) 563-4329 902 South Vernon Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.motpetservice.com SPOT-IFIED, LLC. Melissa Manz (302) 563-0480 6 E Green St. Middletown, DE 19709 THE KRITTER SITTER, LLC. Karen Kaufman (302) 687-1886 P.O. Box 162 Woodside, DE 19962 www.dekrittersitter.com

Phonebook Publishing

LOCAL 360 MEDIA Barry Lutz (410) 546-4848 701 East Naylor Mill Rd. Suite J Salisbury, MD 21804 www.local360media.com


BLACK UMBRELLA FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY Luis Aponte (302) 332-7321 29 W. Lake Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.blackumbrellafilms.com BOB GOSSELIN PHOTOGRAPHY Bob Gosselin (410) 604-1195 213 Lime Landing Rd. Millington, MD 21651 www.bobgosselinphotography.com ERIC CROSSAN PHOTOGRAPHY Eric Crossman (302) 378-1700 Serving All Of Delaware www.ericcrossan.com NATALIE KITA - BOUDOIR, BOLDER® Natalie Kita 302-365-5211 By Appointment Only Bear, DE 19701 www.nataliekita.com

PERFECT MOMENTS PHOTOGRAPHY Donna Harding (302) 373-8014 404 Webb Rd. Newark, DE 19711 www.perfectmomentsbydonna.com

Physical Therapy

Property Management STANLEY PROPERTIES, LLC. Carolyn Stanley (302) 376-8800 402 North Cass St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.spnsd.com

PREMIER PHYSICAL THERAPY & SPORTS PERFORMANCE Pat Williams (302) 449-2048 200 Cleaver Farm Rd. Suite 400 Middletown, DE 19709 www.premierptsp.com

Property Management


WDEL/WSTW Bill Grantham (302) 478-2700 2727 Shipley Road Wilmington, DE 19810

BUDGET ROOTER, INC. Jennifer Conway (302) 421-9000 1015 River Rd. New Castle, DE 19720 www.budgetrooterinc.com

Plumbing, Heating, & Air Conditioning Sales & Service AFTER HOURS REPAIRS BY CONSTRUCTIVE SOLUTIONS Kevin Ferguson (302) 275-6260 127 Mallard Way Middletown, DE 19709

ESQUIRE PLUMBING & HEATING CO. Virginia Briccotto (302) 378-7001 7 Wood Street Middletown, DE 19709

Pool Construction CHAS POOLS, INC. Joe Chas (302) 376-5840 600 N. Broad St., Ste 11 Middletown, DE 19709

Power Washing Service

WATERFORD ESTATES Andre Jones 302-834-9514 205 Joan Drive Bear, DE 19701

Radio Station

Real Estate

C. S. HOMES, LLC. Shirlene Mann (302) 223-8038 979 Daisey Rd. Clayton, DE 19938 CENTURY 21 PREMIER HOMES Betty Shallcross 302-449-3222 5350 Summit Bridge Rd. Suite 107 Middletown, DE 19709 DOVOCO REALTY, LLC. Mary Ellen Volpa 302-376-5902 102 Sleepy Hollow Drive Suite 103 Middletown, DE 19709 Easternshoreactiveadults.com MICHAEL PARICO (302) 293-2664 27 South Cummings Drive Middletown Crossing Middletown, DE 19709 Easternshoreactiveadults.com

RR POWER WASHING & PAINTING Robert Reed 302-388-1150 P.O. box 14 Middletown , DE 19709

HELEN GARTON, REALTOR® KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY Helen Garton (302) 354-4148 18344 Coastal Highway Lewes, DE 19958


HOGANS AGENCY, INC. Matthew D. Hogans (410) 778-1665 220 High Street Chestertown, MD 21620 www.hogans.com

ALPACA SIGNS & DESIGNS, LLC. Rob Stout (302) 444-6953 45 West Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.alpacasigns.com DELMARVA PRINTING CO. Don Hitchens (410) 912-0980 2110 Windsor Drive Salisbury, MD 21801

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY David O’Donnell 302-738-2300 56 W. Main Street Suite 101 Christiana, DE 19702

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY Will Webber COLORTEC PRINTING AND MAILING, LLC. (302) 354-0600 1318 Barksdale Road Lori Burroughs Newark, DE 19711 (856) 767-0108 www.WillWebberHomes.com 424 Kelley Dr., Ste A West Berlin, NJ 8091 LEEL, INC. www.colorteconline.com Kim Simpson (302) 690-0245 Professional Services 102 Saddle Drive GIRL FRIDAY Middletown, DE 19709 Anna Jewett M & R REALTY, INC. (302) 357-6434 Michelle Delle Donne 364 E Main St #148 (302) 449-0269 Middletown, DE 19709 228 Porky Oliver Dr. Middletown, DE 19709 Promotional Products GO TEES MEGAN AITKEN, REALTOR, Christine Degliobizzi KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY (302) 918-5333 Megan Aitken 101 Arcadia Parkway (302) 528-9124 Middletown, DE 19709 755B North Broad Street www.gotees.co Middletown, DE 19709

Printing & Mailing

PATTERSON PRICE REAL ESTATE A. John Price (302) 378-9550 5 E. GREEN ST. Middletown, DE 19709 www.pattersonprice.com RE/MAX 1ST CHOICE Helena Davidson (302) 378-8700 100 S. Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.remax-1stchoice-middletown-de.com REAL ESTATE AGENT /PATTERSON Schwartz Alice Bennett (302) 290-9394 4485 Summit Bridge Road Middletown, DE 19709 SB REAL ESTATE, LLC PAUL BRYANT (302) 543-7707 3501 Silverside Rd. Suite 210 Wilmington, DE 19803 www.sbrealtyco.com STACEY KOCHANEK, REALTOR Stacey Kochanek (215) 534-9675 Middletown, DE 19709 www.absolutelyderealestate,com TEAM ALLEN REAL ESTATE KELLER WILLIAMS Denise Allen (302) 753-8396 56 W. Main St. Christiana, DE 19702 www.TeamAllenRealEstate.com TINA M.M. BIGGERS ~ LONG & FOSTER REAL ESTATE Tina M. M. Biggers (443) 553-6504 116 E. Pulaski Highway Elkton, MD 21921 www.tinabiggers.lnf.com

Real Estate Development RESERVE AT SOUTH RIDGE Jessica Lazartic (302) 449-2800 1600 Lake Seymour Drive Middletown, DE 19709 TOWN OF WHITEHALL Nancy Fleming (302) 376-8699 900 Lorewood Grove Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.townofwhitehall.com

Real Estate Sales

ANDREA HARRINGTON RE/MAX ASSOCIATES Andrea Harrington (302) 383-7575 228 Suburban Plaza Newark, DE 19711 www.AndreasDelawareHomes.com KEVIN HENSLEY - RE/MAX ASSOCIATES Kevin Hensley (302) 218-0130 P.O. Box 326 Middletown, DE 19709 www.hensleyshomes.com PATTERSON SCHWARTZ REAL ESTATE Dave Watlington (302) 285-5100 4485 Summit Bridge Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.pattersonschwartz.com


HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF MIDDLETOWN Melissa BoNey (302) 464-3400 250 East Hampden Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.healthsouthmiddletown.com


1861 Jaspal Singh 646 489 1202 423 N Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 BAHAMA BREEZE Heiko Westerman (302) 547-6844 500 Center Blvd. Newark, DE 19702 www.bahamabreeze.com CANTWELL’S TAVERN Janice Munyan (302) 376-0600 109 Main St. Odessa, DE 19730 www.cantwells-tavern.com CARUSO’S BISTRO Vincenzo Scamardella (302) 449-0000 264 Dove Run Shopping Center Middletown, DE 19709 www.carusosbistro.com CHESAPEAKE INN RESTAURANT Gianmarco Martuscelli (410) 885-2040 605 2nd St. Chesapeake City, MD 21915 www.chesapeakeinn.com CHICK-FIL-A-MIDDLETOWN Kevin Wood (302) 376-7700 701 S. Ridge Avenue Middletown, DE 19709 www.chick-fil-a.com DUKART MANAGEMENT / MCDONALD’S Les DuKart (302) 378-3936 580 Middletown Warwick Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 GROTTO PIZZA Vinnie DiNatale (302) 314-9500 315 Autopark Dr Middletown, DE 19709 www.GrottoPizza.com IMMEDIATO’S SUBS & STEAK’S Tony Immediato (302) 378-8326 39 West Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.immediatos.com LA PIAZZA (302) 449-5380 322 East Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 MANHATTAN BAGEL Rishen Patel (302) 378 8404 400 West Main Street Middletown, DE 19709

METRO PUB & GRILL Adam Cofield (302) 376-3876 17 Wood Street CADIA REHABILITATION BROADMEADOW Peachtree Station Middletown, DE 19709 Karri Wiley www.metropubandgrill.com (302) 449-3400 500 South Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.cadiarehab.com

MIDDLETOWN DINER Erdal Gunaydin (302) 376-1227 5240 Summit Bridge Rd. Middletown, DE 19709

PAT’S SELECT PIZZA & GRILL Cathy L. Escherich (302) 378-4500 311 N. Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.patsselect.com SALADWORKS Sandy Webb (302) 376-3772 494 East Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.saladworks.com SULLY’S IRISH PUB Chuck Sullivan (302) 376-8222 12 West Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 THE GRILLE AT BACK CREEK Lea V. Horton (302) 378-6499 101 Back Creek Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.BackCreekGC.com TOM FOOLERY’S Justin Faulkner (302) 449-2211 714 Ash Blvd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.tomfoolerysbar.com TONY TAGLIAFERRO CATERING Anthony Tagliaferro (302) 449-2697 482 E. Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 TWISTED FROZEN YOGURT Roseanne Erb (302) 376-0888 482 E Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.twistedyogurtde.com UNCLE MIKE’S ICE CREAM & WATER ICE Paul Masone (302) 378-4011 400 West Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.unclemikesicecream.com


ELITE FEET Jason Hunt (302) 464-1028 5238 Summit Bridge Road Summit Plaza Shopping Center Middletown, DE 19709 www.elitefeet302.com LOUIS MARIE BRIDAL Pamela Leeson (302) 378-7800 3 East Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.louismariebridal.com MARY JAMIESON - MARY KAY INDEPENDENT SALES DIRECTOR Mary Jamieson (302) 376-1065 401 Ketch Lane Middletown, DE 19709 www.marykay.com/mjamieson NOW THAT’S A PARTY Chanequa Watson (302) 465-0928 P.O. Box 1569 Dover, DE 19903 www.nowthatsapartyde.com PURPLE SAGE HERBS & GIFTS Elizabeth Barbato (302) 378-2123 41 West Main St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.purplesagegifts.com

Community Guide & Business Directory


SKIN DEEP WITH HANNAH Hannah Baker 302-468-0450 602 Breakwater Drive Middletown, DE 19709 TOUCHSTONE CRYSTAL BY SWAROVSKI INDEPENDANT CONSULTANT Julie O’Neill 302-584-8249 1204 Glossy Ibis Court Middletown, DE 19709 WAL-MART Joe Licklider (302) 723-6445 705 Middletown Warwick Rd. Middletown, DE 19709

Retail / Specialty Food EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS Dan Amin (302) 378-8659 260 Dove Run Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.ediblearrangements.com

Roofing Contractors KIRKIN ROOFING, LLC. Dan Rankin (302) 584-8551 13 King Court Suite 1 New Castle, DE 19720 www.kirkinroofing.com MOT ROOFING, LLC. Lisa Poore (302) 598-9717 12 E. Green St. Middletown, DE 19709

Salon & Spa

ELAYNE JAMES SALON & SPA Jessica Luppold-Galoff (302) 376-5290 462 West Main Street Middletown, DE 19709 XANADU SALON & SPA AND XANADU HAIR-LOSS & SCALP CLINIC Andrea Patterson (302) 449-2677 104 West Main St. Suite 4 Middletown, DE 19709 www.xanadusalononline.com

Screen Printing CRAZY TO A TEE Julie Eastman (302) 376-7766 152 Rose Valley Drive Townsend, DE 19734 www.crazytoatee.com

Sealcoat Services

MOORE SEALCOAT & STRIPING Jennifer Foraker (302) 653-7325 204 Morris Rd. Townsend, DE 19734 www.mooreseal.com


ASSURANCE MEDIA ,LLC. Chris Honeycutt (302) 892-3540 590 Century Blvd. Suite B Wilmington, DE 19808 www.assurancemedia.com COUNTEMEASURES ASSESSMENT & SECURITY EXPERTS, DBA CASE Nellie Frazier (302) 322-9600 110 Quigley Blvd. Airport Industrial Park New Castle, DE 19709


Security Systems


SONITROL SECURITY OF DELAWARE VALLEY Joe Allen (302) 652-3060 802 First State Blvd. Wilmington, DE 19804 www.sonitrolde.com

DELAWARE COMPUTER MECHANICS Kevin Flanagan (302) 264-0339 402 N Cass St Middletown, DE 19709 www.delawarecomputermechanics.com

SECURITY INSTRUMENT Michele Walder (800) 244-2261 309 West Newport Pike Wilmington, DE 19804 www.securityinstrument.com

Septic, Portable Toilets A-1 SANITATION SERVICE, INC. Steven Smierka (302) 322-1074 1009 River Rd. New Castle, DE 19720 www.a1sanitation.com

Service Organization Non-Profit

MIDDLETOWN CADET SQUADRON, CIVIL AIR PATROL Sherri Lierenz (302) 690-1937 Middletown, DE 19709

C-STORE-IT, LLC. Charon Middleton (800) 270-8679 P.O. Box 69 Townsend, DE 19734 www.cstoreit.com

DIAMOND TECHNOLOGIES Jason Ballance (302) 656-6050 221 West 9th St. Ste 200 Wilmington, DE 19801 www.diamondtechnologies.com PCS Jake Ruddy (302) 456-9500 818 N. Market Street Wilmington, DE 19801 www.helpmepcs.com

RAM TECH SYSTEMS, INC. Srini Lokula (302) 832-6600 402 North Cass Street www.middletowncadetsquadron.blogspot.com Middletown, DE 19709 www.risiusa.com


SIGN-A-RAMA (T/A MARJANO) Mark Janocha (302) 454-7446 995A South Chapel St. Newark, DE 19713 www.signaramaofnewark.com

Signs / Graphics / Photography

HOT GRAPHICS PLUS Dom Albi (302) 378-9559 14 Spring Arbor Dr. Middletown, DE 19709 www.hotgraphicpromos.com

Telecommunications EXERCOMM, INC. Keith Yocum (302) 438-6130 335 Jessica Drive Middletown, DE 19709

MARTEL, INC. Ken Trojan (302) 674-5660 4608 S. DuPont Hwy. Suite 1 Dover, DE 19901 www.martelinc.com

Towing, Hauling, Auto Glass

BETTS GARAGE B&G GLASS CO. INC. David Betts, Jr. MICROSOFT STORE AT CHRISTIANA MALL (302) 834-2284 Eric Bentley 2806 Pulaski Hwy. (302) 669-0200 Newark, DE 19702 137 Christiana Mall www.bettsgarage.com Newark, DE 19702 www.microsoftstore.com/newark Trailer Sales & Golf Cart FOUR ACRES TRAILER SALES, INC. Sports League Joyce Prettyman DELAWARE SPORTS COMPLEX (302) 994-1500 Scott Lobdell 2009 West Newport Pike (302) 824-5942 Wilmington, DE 19804 955 Levels Road www.fouracrestrailer.com Middletown, DE 19709


DELAWARE SPORTS LEAGUE Robert Dowing (302) 607-5381 410 WEST 38th St. Wilmington, DE 19802


FIRST STATE STAFFING SOLUTIONS, LLC. Vanessa Carter (302) 285-9044 402 North Cass St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.1ststatestaffingsolutions.com


CLIFTON L. BAKHSH, JR., INC. Sue Bakhsh (302) 378-8009 4450 Summit Bridge Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.cbakhsh.com

Transmission Services

POWER TRANSMISSION SERVICES, INC. Rick Russell (302) 378-7925 501 Industrial Drive Middletown, DE 19709 www.powertransmissionservices.com

Travel Agency

EXPEDIA CRUISESHIPCENTERS Larry Mahan (302) 444-8447 126 Fox Hunt Drive Fox Run Shopping Center Bear, DE 19701 www.cruiseshipcenters.com SEE THE WORLD TRAVEL AGENCY Catherine L Short (302) 464-2880 425 Maplewood Drive Middletown, DE 19709

Middletown Area Chamber Of Commerce • maccde.com

Truck Stop & Gas Station 301 PLAZA, INC. Martin Sevcik (302) 376-4301 921 Middletown Warwick Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.301plaza.com


BLUE CHIP TRUCKING, LLC. Randolf Hernandez (352) 454-5416 352 Pheasant Drive Middletown, DE 19709


CARPENTERS LOCAL 173 Sam Noel (302) 328-9439 626 Wilmington Rd.. New Castle, DE 19720


ARTESIAN WATER COMPANY, INC. Stuart Lindner (302) 453-6900 664 Churchmans Road Newark, DE 19702 www.artesianwater.com CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION Vincent Fiorelli (302) 736-7846 350 S. Queen St. Dover, DE 19904 www.chpkgas.com MAU5, LLC. Anthony DellAversano (302) 420-3171 770 Grantham Lane New Castle, DE 19720 SCHAGRIN GAS CO. Andy Lambert (302) 378-2000 1000 N. Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.schagringas.com SHARP ENERGY Jennifer Vandervort (302) 270-8260 5011 N. Dupont Highway Dover, DE 19901 www.sharpenergy.com SILVER RUN ELECTRIC, LLC. Elizabeth A. Smart (636) 532-2200 LS Power Development LLC 400 Chesterfield Center, Suite 110 St Louis, MO 63017

Verterinary Medical Services

ATLANTIC VETERINARY CENTER John Weiher (302) 376-7506 741 N. Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709 www.atlanticvetcenter.com LUMS POND ANIMAL HOSPITAL Dr. Bob Thompson (302) 836-5585 3052 Wrangle Hill Rd. Bear, DE 19701 www.lumspondanimalhospital.com MIDDLETOWN VETERINARY HOSPITAL David A Beste, VMD (302) 378-2342 366 Warwick Rd. Middletown, DE 19709 www.bestvetyet.com

Video Productions PJVIDEOFILM.COM Paul Joslow (302) 376-8480 446 Caledonia Way Townsend, DE 19734 www.pjvideofilm.COM

Waste Management WASTE INDUSTRIES Bob Spence (302) 378-5400 604 Cannery Ave. Townsend, DE 19734 www.wasteindustries.com

WASTE MASTERS SOLUTIONS Carly De Virgilio (302) 319-6904 19 Davidson Lane New Castle, DE 19720 www.wastemasters.com

Watch, Clock & Jewelry Repairs W. D. HATTON Dean Hatton (302) 378-2278 19 W. Main St. Middletown, DE 19709

Web Design

EASTMOOR DIGITAL Joel Margavage 302-514-7002 15 Eastmoor Circle Smyrna, DE 19977 www.eastmoordigital.com SPLASH DESIGNWORKS Mike Fox (302) 399-7851 68 Shore Lane Milford, DE 19963 www.splashdw.com

Wedding Planning PERFECT WEDDING GUIDE Edward Kessler (302) 593-4651 41 Country Hills Drive Newark, DE 19711

Wholesale Club COSTCO WHOLESALE Le’Cinda Waugh (302) 444-9312 900 Center Blvd. Newwark, DE 19702 www.costco.com


PENN STATE MFG. CO. Vincent Cipollone (302) 376-7566 56 Artisan Way Suite 7 Smyrna, DE 19977 www.pennstatemfg.com


CROW FARM - VINEYARD & WINERY Judy Crow (302) 304-0551 12441 Vansants Corner Road Kenndyville, MD 21645 www.crowvineyard.com

Writing & Editing & Publishing

EDITS BY JULIA Julia Willson 302-379-0623 410 N Ramunno Drive Unit 912 Middletown, DE 19709 www.editsbyjulia.com THE HAPPY SELF-PUBLISHER Lois Hoffman (302) 737-3163 34 Oklahoma State Dr. Newark, DE 19713 www.happyselfpublisher.com

Tax and Accounting Services in the Community and for the Community

• Small Business & Non Profit Accounting • Fraud Investigations and Reporting • Outsourced Accounting Department • QuickBooks & QuickBooks Online Setup • Business & Non Profit Tax Services • Financial Reporting Services • Webservices

651 N. Broad Street Suite 103



We don’t just see students. We see potential!

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES 313 South Fifth Street, PO 4010 Odessa, DE 19730-4010 www.apposchooldistrict.com 376-4128 p I 378-5007 f

BRICK MILL ELEMENTARY 378 Brick Mill Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.brickmilldolphins.org 378-5288 p I 378-5299 f

LOUIS L. REDDING MIDDLE 201 New Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.reddingms.org 378-5030 p I 378-5080 f

ALFRED G. WATERS MIDDLE 1235 Cedar Lane Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.agwaters.org 449-3490 p I 449-3496 f

BUNKER HILL ELEMENTARY 1070 Bunker Hill Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.bunkerhillelem.org 378-5135 p I 378-5139 f

MIDDLETOWN HIGH 120 Silver Lake Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.middletownhs.org 376-4141 p I 378-5268 f

ADULT CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM 120 Silver Lake Road Middletown, DE 19709 378-5037 p I 378-0362 f

CEDAR LANE EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER 1221 Cedar Lane Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.clecc.org 449-5873 p I 449-5877 f

OLD STATE ELEMENTARY 580 Tony Marchio Drive Townsend, DE 19734 www.oldstateelementary.org 378-6720 p I 378-4265 f

APPOQUINIMINK HIGH 1070 Bunker Hill Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.appohigh.org 449.3840 p I 378-5130 f APPOQUINIMINK PRESCHOOL CENTER 502 South Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.appoecc.org 376-4400 p I 378-5696 f

CEDAR LANE ELEMENTARY 1259 Cedar Lane Road Middletown, DE 19709 www.cedarlaneschool.org 378-5045 p I 378-5091 f EVERETT MEREDITH MIDDLE 504 South Broad Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.meredithmiddle.org 378-5001 p I 378-5008 f

OLIVE B. LOSS ELEMENTARY 200 Brennan Boulevard Bear, DE 19701 www.olivebloss.org 832-1343 p I 832-3213 f

SPRING MEADOW EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER 611 Campus Drive Townsend, DE 19734 www.springmeadowecc.org 378-6760 p I 378-4615 f TOWNSEND EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER 10 Brook Ramble Lane Townsend, DE 19734 www.townsendecc.org 378-9960 p I 378-5128 f TOWNSEND ELEMENTARY 126 Main Street Townsend, DE 19734 www.townsendelem.org 378-5020 p I 378-5088 f

SILVER LAKE ELEMENTARY 200 East Cochran Street Middletown, DE 19709 www.sleschool.org 378-5023 p I 378-5092 f


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