THURSDAY, AUgUST 13, 2009
vol. 14 No. 17
Diane Lofland honored during AFRAM Festival
News TRIBUTE - Nanticoke Memorial Hospital seeks nominations for its fourth annual Tributes For Healthcare Leadership. Page 2 HOME SWEET HOME - First-time homebuyer finds help from tax credit program. Page 12
By Cathy Shufelt
VISITATION - Instructors, administrators and friends of Delaware Tech brief U.S. Senator Carper on the college’s role as a leader in water and wastewater education. Page 30 TAXATION - The County will issue more than 167,000 tax bills, totaling an estimated $100.6 million in revenue. However, they will print and mail only 129,000 paper bills. What happened to the remaining 38,000? Page 31 FREAK ACCIDENT - In June 2008, Gordon Boslet was moving his lawn furniture as a storm approached when a freak accident occurred. Page 50 BUILD NOW - Now is a great time to build your dream home in Sussex. Find out why. Page 54
Sports TINy TOTS - NYSA held its Tiny Tots and Kinder Kicks camps last week in Seaford. See photos on page 41. SUMMER SCRApBOOK - The Seaford Star continues its summer sports scrapbook with photos from local sports events from throughout the summer. Page 44
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Seaford Councilwoman Pat Jones and AFRAM Committee member Adair Williams help vendors find their places during the 12th Annual AFRAM Festival held Saturday in Nutter Park. Additional photos on page 52. Photo by Cathy Shufelt
Seaford residents enjoyed a variety of food, music, crafts, and other performers during the 12th Annual AFRAM Festival last weekend in Seaford’s Nutter Park. During the festival’s opening ceremony Reverend Diane Lofland of the New Coverdale Outreach Ministry was presented the Community Recognition Award for her hard work and dedication to the residents of Coverdale and the surrounding area. Reverend Lofland’s small facility provides 150 families with food each month as well as G.E.D. classes among other programs. In thanking the AFRAM Committee and community members for her award, Reverend Lofland let community residents know that the ministry’s new 3,600-square-foot facility will be opening soon. The New Coverdale Outreach MinisContinued to page five
Bridgeville discusses ‘dangerous building’ with property owner By Mike McClure
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The Bridgeville Commission held a public hearing on a building that was cited as unsafe by the Dangerous Building Committee. Property owner/landlord Joe Burden spoke at Monday’s meeting and told the Commission he believed he could bring the building up to code. “I don’t think it should be demolished,” said Burden, who said he saw other houses in town that are in worse condition. Town Manage Bonnie Walls noted that the town is working on the problem of unsafe buildings one at a time and is trying to make the town look the best it can. Burden had a licensed contractor with him at the meeting and said he is in the process of selling the property, which is located at 603 North Cannon Street. Walls suggested that he meet with the town’s code enforcement officer with his plan and Continued to page four
WESTERN SUSSEX RALLy - The District III Senior League softball team celebrates after rallying to defeat USA East, 2-1, in the opening game of the World Series last Sunday in Roxana. World Series coverage begins on page41. Photo by Mike McClure
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Nanticoke Memorial Hospital seeks nominations for its fourth annual Tributes For Healthcare Leadership Recognition Dinner, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 5, at Heritage Shores Clubhouse in Bridgeville. Awards will be presented in three categories: The Founders Award, The Leadership in Philanthropy Award and The Physicians Hall of Fame. The deadline for submission of nominees is Thursday, Aug. 20. The Founders Award will be presented to an individual who has made significant contributions in furthering the mission of the hospital to improve the health status of our communities. This award will recognize a person who has contributed their time and talent to the hospital and community in a leadership role. Nominees will demonstrate a concern for the well-being of the citizens of our communities and have had an impact in the provision of healthcare services to the community. Current employees of Nanticoke Health Services and active medical staff are not eligible.
The Leadership in Philanthropy Award is presented to an individual or a group who has made support of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital and community health a philanthropic priority in their lives. Through example and advocacy nominees will have inspired others to participate in the philanthropic activities of the hospital. The Physicians Hall of Fame will recognize physician(s) who have served Nanticoke Memorial and the community with distinction and selflessness. Nominees must be physicians who have retired from the Nanticoke Medical Staff or have served at least 10 years on the medical staff. Nominees should demonstrate professionalism, service to the community and leadership at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Nominations may be made by calling 629-6611, ext. 2405; writing to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Corporate Development, 801 Middleford Road, Seaford, DE 19973; or sending an email to BrownT@ nanticoke.org. The name of the nominee should be accompanied by a few words about their qualifications or a personal anecdote.
Western Sussex County leaders are teaming up to host the 14th Annual Friends of Vance Phillips Crab Feast and Watermelon Extravaganza in support of Delaware Teen Challenge. This year’s event will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, at Cypress Point in Trap Pond State Park. Hosts are Marlene Elliott Brown, state Senator Bob Venables, state Representative Danny Short, state Representative Biff Lee, County Councilman Sam Wilson, County Councilman Mike Vincent, Seaford Mayor Ed Butler, Dale Dukes, Joe Conaway and John Hollis. The All-U-Can-Eat event will feature hard shell crabs, local sweet corn, a full buffet by Jimmy’s Grill, games and a moon bounce for the kids, live gospel bluegrass music by Gold Heart and much more.
Tickets are $30, with children under 12 free with an accompanying adult and everyone receives a free watermelon to take home. All proceeds will benefit Delaware Teen Challenge and their Seaford facility. Teen Challenge is a ministry with a 50-year history of proven success. Teen Challenge can be found in most major cities around the world. Its residential facility helps people deal with life controlling issues. Said Pastor Tim Dukes of Laurel, a long-time supporter of the program, “We are privileged to have such a ministry now in our community. Lives are being changed everyday through its biblically based program.” To make your reservations, call 302228-5171 or send your contribution to Delaware Teen Challenge, c/o Crab Feast, P.O. Box 1271, Seaford, DE 19973.
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a timeframe for completion. Commissioner Mike Collison suggested giving Burden and the prospective home buyer 60 days to present their plan. They would then need to provide a start date and a completion date when the plan is submitted. The Commission will receive a report from the Dangerous Building Committee on property located at 13 Gum Street during its September meeting. Walls reported that the state has cut its municipal street aid fund for all municipalities. The elimination of funds means that the town will not receive $54,000 in state funding for street repair. The town has sent letters to apartments buildings regarding 911 addresses and is working on letters to be sent to businesses.
All properties must have reflective numbers that are the proper size. Bridgeville homeowners have received notification of the requirements from the county. Walls also told the Commission that Brian Phillips has been contacted to give his opinion on how to freshen up and put sealant on a mural by Jack Lewis which is located downtown. Phillips did work on a mural at Woodbridge High School. Bill Remington of Davis, Bowen, and Friedel of Salisbury, the town’s engineer, announced the semi retirement of Annie Williams, who has worked for the company for 20 years and has worked with the town. “The service of Davis, Bowen, and Friedel to the town will be continued,” said Remington.
Grant will be used for new police car By Lynn R. Parks
The Seaford Police Department will soon have a new patrol car. The Seaford City Council Tuesday night approved using a $15,000 grant from Sussex County toward the purchase of a 2009 Crown Victoria. The balance of the cost of the car, $8,231, will be paid out of the city’s budget. City manager Dolores Slatcher said that the new car will replace a 2005 vehicle
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Senator Joe Booth (R-Georgetown) will not hold his twice-monthly “Cup of Joe with Joe” community conversations for the remainder of the summer. As representative of the 37th District, for the past several years, Joe Booth has held informal gatherings on two mornings each month to provide a chance for face-to-face meetings with constituents to hear what was on people’s minds. Most recently, the “Cup of Joe” events have been held the 2nd Thursday of the month at the Georgetown Family Restaurant and the 4th Thursday of the month at Cafe Azafran in Lewes. Senator Booth said, “I will definitely get back to hosting Cup of Joe events in the fall, with a schedule of times and places to be announced.”
Award winning ‘Liar’ returns to tell his tall tales
Author, storyteller and five-time champion of the West Virginia Liars Contest, Bil Lepp has been weaving hilarious tall tales for 15 years. He has toured the country and will appear in Delaware on Saturday, Aug. 22 at Killens Pond State Park Nature Center in Felton, at 7 p.m. Lepp made his Delaware debut in December 2007, when he regaled audiences with his colorful, expertly woven, side-splitting tales. Lepp has been a featured storyteller at the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival, The National Storytelling Festival in Tennessee and storytelling events from California to Pennsylvania. He has conducted storytelling workshops at the University of Richmond and the Washington Storyteller’s Theater in Washington, D.C. His writing credits include titles such as The Armadillo Recon Unit and audio compilations such as Mayhem Dressed as an Eight Point Buck and Buck Meets the Monster Stick, co-authored with his brother, Paul. Lepp describes his work as mostly humorous and, he claims, mostly true. Lepp promises to brighten the mood and bring a smile to even the least amused person at any gathering. For more information, call 302-739-9191 or visit www.destateparks.com. For more information about Bil Lepp, visit www.buck-dog.com.
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try’s building is paid for, but the group still needs funds in order to purchase chairs, rugs, tables, etc. Also during the day’s opening ceremonies Sussex Technical High School’s Marching Band, the “Raven Nation,” performed, as did the well known African dance and drum group Sankofa. For the first time, this years’ festival had a Platinum sponsor ($5,000 or over), the United States Census Bureau. A Gold Sponsor this year was Perdue, who had representatives on hand accepting applications for jobs in their various plants and offices. Seaford Councilwoman Pat Jones thanked all of the events sponsors and vendors for supporting the AFRAM Festival for 12 years in a row. “We are blessed,” said Ms. Jones. At right, Reverend Diane Lofland of the New Coverdale Outreach Ministry shows off her African dress during the AFRAM festival held in Nutter Park. Reverend Lofland was also presented with the Community Recognition Award by the AFRAM Committee for her work on behalf of residents in Coverdale. Photo by Cathy Shufelt
St. John’s conducting annual School Supply Campaign
St. John’s United Methodist Church is collecting school supplies. The need is greater this year than ever before, but with many communities participating, and everyone working together, the need can be met. Supplies collected for each community stay in that community. St. John’s in Seaford has worked with seven or more churches the past few years to collect school supplies. In 2008, they collected $3,800 worth of supplies for eight schools in the Seaford School District and the Mission of Hope classes. Supplies were brought to St. John’s by participating churches by the closing date of the campaign, to be divided and boxed for the schools to be served. School personnel then picked up the supplies, and they were distributed to qualified students by their own guidance counselors. St. John’s 2009 closing date is Aug. 16. Packing will be done on Monday, Aug. 17. For more information, call Ruth Rhoades at 629-0789. School Supply List Crayons (16-24 count); markers; ball-point pens (black, blue, red); erasers; glue sticks; blunt scissors; #2 pencils; colored pencils; hi-liters; spiral notebooks; composition books; zippered pencil cases or boxes; binders — 1-1/2 inch, red, blue, black & green; large bags of cough drops; notebook dividers; notebook binder paper, reinforcements; pocket folders with fasteners – 3 prongs; wooden rulers; calculators; Kleenex tissues; paper towels; box of Ziploc bags (quart, sandwich, snack); protractors.
Longaberger bus trip Saturday, August 29
Local Longaberger Branch Leaders Renee’ Morris and Ruth Ann Gray and Home Consultant Michele Bell are hosting a one day bus trip to Boyds Bear in Gettysburg, Pa. on Saturday, Aug. 29. Guests will have the opportunity to shop for Longaberger products from the Factory Store and Homestead at this special event in Gettysburg. Members of the Longaberger family will be at Boyds Bear and signing baskets. Guests may also weave their own Longaberger event basket for an additional cost. Trip includes a filled Longaberger tote, refreshments and door prizes. Cost is $59. To learn more and to register, contact: RGMorris93@comcast.net (302-245-8842); RuthAnn1@verizon.net (302-423-8851) or Michele.Bell@comcast.net (302-628-8801).
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Business BPG helps area businesses
The Business Power Group (BPG), a subsidiary of Future Endeavors, has been created in an effort to help businesses of all sizes cut costs, retain employees and increase the bottom line. BPG will provide businesses with a way to tap into resources that can help them through recessive periods and beyond by providing solutions from experts in their field. The group also provides free consultations to help identify and resolve issues that have kept companies from thriving. The BPG will travel to deliver seminars and workshops to audiences of business owners on the Eastern Shore. Susan Rae Baker, founder of the Business Power Group, created this program with the intent to add similar services to homeowners in the near future. For more information, call 443-9442717.
Curves holds open house
Curves of Seaford welcomes members of Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program, the nation’s leading exercise program designed for older adults. SilverSneakers members are eligible to join Curves of Seaford at no cost. A Silver Sneakers Open House will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at Curves next to Peebles. For more information about Curves of Seaford, call Sylvia Holder at 629-9884.
Home Team names top agents
Frank Parks and Rob Harman, cobrokers/owners of Home Team Realty in Seaford, announce that Brenda Collins was the Top Listing Agent and Bobby Nibblett was the Top Selling Agent for the month of June. To reach Home Team Realty, call 6297711.
ing as a realtor with Home Team Realty in Seaford where he focused on the acquisition, disposition, and management of commercial and residential investment portfolios. Born in BaltiRodney Joyner more, Md., Joyner maintains a strong family presence in the Jessup, Md. area. He is a graduate of the Arundel Institute of Technology where he majored in Architectural Drafting and Design. In the 1980’s, Joyner developed an interest in commercial real estate while serving as a member of USAR 97th ARCOM and working for firms involved with the design and engineering of commercial projects in Maryland, Washington, D.C., New Jersey and Philadelphia. Joyner is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Maryland Association of Realtors, Delaware Association of Realtors, Realtors Commercial Alliance, and Sussex County Association of Realtors. To contact him, email Rodney. Joyner@svn.com or call 302-846-9091.
WORK CONTINUES - Work continues on the overpass south of Dover Air Force Base at the SR1, SR9 separated intersection in Kent County. Here workers from Nanticoke Fence of Seaford install bridge safety rail fencing on the bridge’s parapet walls.
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Regal Salisbury Stadium 16 2322 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, MD, 410-860-1370 SCHEDULE SHOWN IS FOR FRIDAY, 8/14 Bandslam . . . . . . . . . .PG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1:40, 4:20, 7:15, 9:50 District 9 . . . . . . . . . . .R. . . . . . . . 1:15, 2:15, 4:10, 5:10, 6:55, 7:50, 9:40, 10:30 The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard . .R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12:55, 3:10, 5:30, 8:00, 10:20 The Time Traveler’s Wife . . . . . .PG13 . . . . 1:00, 2:00, 3:40, 4:40, 6:45, 7:30, 9:25, 10:10 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra . . .PG13 . . . . . . . . . 1:30, 2:30, 3:50, 4:30, 5:20, 6:50, 7:40 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8:20, 9:30, 10:20 Julie & Julia . . . . . . . .PG13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1:05, 4:00, 7:00, 10:00 A Perfect Getaway . . .R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3:05, 5:25, 7:45, 10:05 (OC) 12:45 Aliens in the Attic . . . .PG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12:50, 3:00, 5:15 Funny People . . . . . . .R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12:30, 3:35, 6:40, G-Force Disney Digital 3D . . . .PG . . . . . . . . 12:35, 2:50, 5:05, 7:20, 9:35 (Not 3D 1:35) Orphan . . . . . . . . . . . .R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:25, 10:15 The Ugly Truth . . . . . .R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1:50, 7:35 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince PG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12:40, 3:55, 7:10 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen . . . . . . . .PG13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 The Proposal . . . . . . .PG13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:25, 9:55 The Hangover. . . . . . .R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10:25 OC = Open Captioned For additional dates and showtimes go to www.fandango.com/21804_movietheatershowtimes
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Sussex Habitat to participate in national green building initiative Sussex County Habitat for Humanity has been selected to participate in a national green building initiative of The Home Depot Foundation and Habitat for Humanity International, Partners in Sustainable Building. The $30 million green building program will provide funds and resources over a five-year period to help Habitat affiliates build 5,000 homes that meet En-
ergy Star guidelines or a nationally recognized green building standard. These features incorporate the use of energy-efficient equipment and water-conserving fixtures and help ensure good indoor air quality. Sussex County Habitat for Humanity is one of 123 Habitat affiliates across 45 states that was selected to participate in the first
Delaware receives big refund for public library Internet services costs
Governor Jack Markell and State Librarian Annie Norman have announced that the Delaware Division of Libraries has successfully applied to the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) for a discount on its public library networking and Internet service costs, saving taxpayers $292,284 in Fiscal Year 2010. The discounts, which began July, 1 will come in the form of a refund and will be applied to sustain and upgrade the network infrastructure as technologies evolve, thus expanding user access to the Internet, useful databases and other electronic services. Markell’s administration is the first to pursue such discounts on a statewide basis, demonstrating its commitment to maximizing funding from available non-state resources. In the current economic recession, people have been depending even more heavily on local libraries to search and apply for jobs, learn about available social services, and expand their knowledge of issues such as money management and healthy living. The Federal Universal Service Fund was created by the Federal
Communications Commission (FCC) in 1997 to help open the nation’s telecommunications infrastructure to all residents, both urban and rural. Telecommunications providers must contribute to the Fund through an assessment on their interstate and international revenues. One of the Fund’s four programs is the Schools and Libraries Program, commonly known as “E-Rate.” It is administered by the USAC under the direction of the FCC and uses Fund monies to provide utility rate discounts of 20 - 90 percent to assist most schools and libraries in the United States in obtaining affordable telecommunications and Internet access. The actual percentage refund is determined by the level of poverty and the urban/rural status of the population served. The State of Delaware received a 69% discount on its public library telecommunications costs. All Kent and Sussex County public libraries, along with two libraries in Wilmington, formed a consortium with the Delaware Division of Libraries to apply for the E-Rate refunds for telecommunications services they collectively receive from Verizon.
year of the national rollout that begins at the end of August. Sussex County Habitat will be granted $3,000 for each home built to Energy Star standards and up to $5,000 for each home built to a higher green standard. Sussex County Habitat and the other 122 affiliates were chosen through a grant process and, combined, will build nearly 1,500 sustainable homes in 2009 and
2010 alone. The grant process is annual, which gives other Habitat affiliates the opportunity to participate in the program as well. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, benefits or features of homes built to this standard include: • up to 50 percent less energy use than their conventional counterparts, • reductions of up to a third in
indoor water consumption, and • incorporation of durable materials lowering maintenance costs over the life of the structure, making homes more affordable for longer. Partners in Sustainable Building is the first partnership between The Home Depot Foundation and Habitat for Humanity at the national level in the United States.
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From left are Sherry Turner, Delaware Rural Water; Rick Nietubicz, DSF Concessions and Rental director; Bob Holloway, DSF director & concessions chairman; Mike Lowe, Delaware State Fire School; John Lattomus, Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office; Levin Vansant, DSF director; Bill DiMondi, DSF general manager; and Kimberly Bailey-Thomas, director of Marketing Kent County/Dover Visitors Bureau.
Fire School wins ribbon The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office and the State Fire School have worked together for many years organizing a display at the Delaware State Fair. Each year information is presented on home fire safety, children’s fire safety, juvenile fire setting, as well as programs offered by both agencies. Thousands of individuals have been reached over the years. This year Coordinators John Lattomus
and Mike Lowe were honored to receive the Director’s Award by the Delaware State Fair as the outstanding exhibit at the 2009 Delaware State Fair. For information on programs, contact the Delaware State Fire School, Mike Lowe, senior instructor, at 302-739-4773. For information on the Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention Program, contact John Lattomus at 302-856-5600.
Police host memorabilia show The Delaware State Police Museum Inc., an educational center, will host its 5th Annual Police Memorabilia and Collectors Show on Saturday, Aug. 15, from noon to 5 p.m. The event will be held at the Delaware State Police Museum located at 1425 North DuPont Highway, Dover. The building is in the same complex as DSP Headquarters. Admission is a $3 donation. Children 12 and under will be admitted for free.
There will be demonstrations by the following DSP special units: K-9, SCUBA, Special Operations Response Team, Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit, as well as a presentation by Highway Safety. Antique police vehicles will also be on display. For more information or to reserve a table, contact Lt. Bruce Von Goerres at 302-672-5456 or Bruce.VonGoerres@ state.de.us.
Community Concerts membership drive
The Seaford Community Concert Association presents its 61st concert season beginning in September. The membership drive runs through August 29. Current subscribers will receive the schedule and membership form in the mail. Those who would like to receive the form and are interested in becoming a member, may call 629-6184 for more information. This year’s season includes: Sept. 16 - Daniel Rodriguez, former NYC policeman; Nov. 13 - the Russian Seasons Dance Company; Jan. 25, 2010 - Rudolf Budginas, a pianist giving classical music a broader audience appeal; Feb. 24
- the Hunt Family Fiddlers; and April 29 - the Canadian Tenors. There will be no price increase this year and those who respond by Aug. 15 will receive the early bird price. Prices are: adults - $45 ($50 after August 15); family $95 ($110 after August 15); students - $12 or ($15 after August 15). All performances are held in the Seaford High School auditorium with free parking. There are no single ticket sales; you must be members to see the concerts. For more information, visit www.Seafordconcerts.org.
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MORNING STAR • AuGuST 13 - 19, 2009
First-time homebuyer finds help from tax credit program By Lynn R. Parks
Alan Fogleman Jr. was typical of many people who’ve never bought a home before, said real estate agent Ed Higgins. “Alan was timid,” said Higgins, an agent with Century 21 Ramey Real Estate in Seaford. “He was very cautious about buying a house.” But Fogleman, 44 and a single parent, recently took the leap. And he and his 10-year-old son, also named Alan, couldn’t be happier, he said. “I never thought that I would own a house,” he added. “But it is a great feeling. Things really came together in a very quick time.” Fogleman, a refrigeration technician with Atlantic Refrigeration, was able to take advantage of the federal government’s first-time homebuyer’s credit. Because he had never owned a house before, he also qualified for the county’s forgiveness of its 1.5-percent property transfer tax. And he got a mortgage with a low interest rate — 4.5 percent. “It was all pretty unbelievable,” he said. “I wondered, ‘Are the planets all lining up for me?’” Higgins agreed that everything in Fogleman’s case ran smoothly. “Alan made out really well,” he said. “You always hear about the bad things and this is a good story.” But, he added, there are a lot of people who are shy about buying a house and who could have the kind of good results that Fogleman had. “A lot of people who have always rented are on the fence,” he said. “They don’t understand how the whole thing works and
Woodland Ferry resumes service
The Department of Transportation announces that the Woodland Ferry resumed service on Thursday, August 6, after being docked for repairs to the thrusters. During the downtime, DelDOT repaired and reinstalled the thruster, checked the props and corrected other minor items. DelDOT extended the ramp on the Bethel side which improves access for vehicles boarding and exiting the vessel. The ferry recently underwent a successful, routine U.S. Coast Guard annual inspection to ensure compliance with United States Coast Guard regulations.
they are afraid to make that first phone call” to a real estate agent. Fogleman’s new home is in Ross Station, a small development north of Seaford. Original listing price was $192,900 and after making an offer of $175,000, Fogleman ended up paying $179,000 for the home. By paying some of the “points” associated with the sale — points are fees paid to a lender; a point equals 1 percent of the selling price — Fogleman was able to get his interest rate down to 4.5 percent, said Treg Adams with MetLife Home Loans, Salisbury, Md. Interest rates at the time were at about 5 percent, Adams said; rates now are at about 5.75 percent, still very low, he said. The federal tax credit means that Fogleman will be able to claim an $8,000 credit on either his 2008 or 2009 income taxes. The credit, for 10 percent of the home’s purchase price up to $8,000, is available to people who have not owned their principal residences in the past three years. To qualify for the credit, single individuals can make no more than $75,000 and couples can make no more than $150,000. The tax credit, which does not have to be repaid to the federal government, is set to expire Dec. 1, meaning that to qualify for the credit, homebuyers have to have settlement, the last step in the home buying process, by Nov. 30. Once a buyer has decided on a house and an offer has been accepted, it takes 45 to 60 days for everything to go through, Adams said. The credit is “refundable,” meaning that even new homeowners who didn’t have to pay $8,000 in income taxes will receive the full credit. For example, a homeowner who had to pay $4,000 in taxes and who had that much withheld through payroll taxes will get all of that refunded plus a check for the remaining $4,000. Homebuyers who receive the tax credit have to use the house they bought as their primary residence for at least three years after the purchase. The tax credit and the low interest rates mean that many people who are currently renting could be financially better off by buying a home, Higgins said. Fogleman’s mortgage payment is about $900 a month and he was paying rent of about $700 a month. But now, he said, he has a yard, something that he did not have
Both Yankee fans, Alan Fogleman Jr. and his 10-year-old-son, also named Alan, stand in front of their new home in the Ross Station development near Seaford. Fogleman, who qualified for the federal government’s first-time homebuyers’ tax credit, said that he didn’t believe he’d ever own a house. Photo by Lynn R. Parks
at the Pine Street Extended apartment he and Alan were living in. And Alan, who is autistic and who was hesitant to leave the apartment, is “really happy” in his new home. “Owning my own home is like a breath
of fresh air,” Fogleman said. For your information For details about the first-time homebuyers’ tax credit provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, visit www.irs.gov.
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29842 SHIP BUILDER DRIVE, SEAFORD. Country Living at its BEST! Lot 49. Finished garage, alarm system, deck, sod and irrigation. Model home for sale. Directions: From Rt 13 & Rt.9, go North on 13. Take 2nd left on Camp Rd. which becomes Bethel Rd. Turn right on Woodland Ferry Rd. Cypress Pointe. Approx. 1 mile on left. Hostess: Brenda Rambo. MLS #556368.
305 N PORTER STREET, SEAFORD. Outstanding Home with Lots of Charm! Large lot w/alley in back for extra parking. Hardwood floors under carpet, 5th BR/Office downstairs. This home is in move in condition. Directions: From Rt 13 turn onto Middleford Rd.(W) Pass Hospital. Stay straight thru town, Go over bridge, Turn right onto Porter Street, house on Right. $215,000. MLS# 563148. Hostess: Michelle Mayer
CENTURY 21 TULL RAMEY • 629-5575
CENTURY 21 TULL RAMEY • 629-5575
9882 NANTICOKE CIRCLE, SEAFORD – Remarkably well-kept 3-BR, 1.5-BA rancher w/garage in quiet community near Seaford. Home offers corian counters & glass top range in kit, insulated windows, central air, updated baths, 24’x24’ workshop enclosed by privacy fencing, & half-acre corner lot. Only $163,400 (#570882) Hostess: Sue Bramhall
12 E 8th STREET, BLADES – In addition to the Fed. Gov’t’s tax credit of $8,000, the sellers will contribute $5,000 toward buyer’s closings costs! This 4-BR ranch in town also offers 2 BAs, FR, appliances, 2 stg sheds & 14’x16’ deck for just $169,900. (#550945) Hostess: Eileen Craft
140 S PAULA LYNNE DR, CRESTFIELD, SEAFORD There’s room for everyone in this “expandable” Colonial on over an acre in an established development west of Seaford. This elegant & spacious 3-BR home exudes class & style! $360,000 (#570266) Hostess: Rick Stewart
CALLAWAY, FARNELL & MOORE • 629-4514
CALLAWAY, FARNELL & MOORE • 629-4514
9696 WALNUT DR, NORTH SHORES, SEAFORD – This 3-BR, 2.5-BA home in North Shores offers a FR adjoining the gorgeous kitchen, formal LR & DR, new master bath, finished basement, & many updates. The lushly landscaped lot in an established neighborhood is close to Rt. 13 for easy access to Dover or Salisbury, MD. $239,900 (#563379) Hostess: Fran Ruark
CALLAWAY, FARNELL & MOORE • 629-4514
CALLAWAY, FARNELL & MOORE • 629-4514
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8119 CANNON RD (RT 18W), BRIDGEVILLE – With over 2,200 sq. ft. of living area, this home is great for a growing family! The scenic rear yard & deck enhance the livability of this 4-BR ranch with a FR, sep. utility & att. double garage. Lots of extras & special features for $264,500 (#567302) Hostess: Terry Scott
28976 Cannon Drive, Seaford This 4 bdrm, 2.5 ba home needs to be seen to be appreciated. Home features a 1 car attached and 2 car detached garage with space above. Enjoy a large inground pool with full fencing, bath/entertainment area and full privacy w/surrounding woods and landscaping. $229,900 MLS#561040 Directions: From Seaford, take 13A South, turn R onto River Road, make L at stop sign onto Woodland Ferry Rd., make R into Patty Cannon Estates, continue straight, home on right, look for sign. Host - Adam Gaull 443-359-1343
7793 Main Street, Bethel Nicely kept 2300 sq ft 4 bdrm, 2 ba home in historic Bethel. Home sits on a lg country acre, offers a spacious 23x12 heated 4 season sun rm., a country style kitchen/family rm combo making this home cozy and great for entertaining. $238,500 MLS# 568124 Directions - From Seaford, Rt 13 south, go West on Camp Rd, cross over Rt 13A and Woodland Rd. Home is on right at the edge on Bethel town limits. Host - Steve Ellis 302-249-3511
717 Woodlawn Avenue, Seaford Beautiful 4 bdrm, 4 ba, 3200 sf home w/vaulted ceilings, original hdwd flrs and crown moldings, skylights and more. 2 Mstr bdrms (one w/deck), spacious kitchen w/breakfast nook, lg laundry rm., great rm w/deck access from the atrium door overlooking landscaped lawn. $299,900 MLS# 569527 Directions: From Seaford, Rt 20 W (Norman Eskridge Hwy), go over bridge, turn R onto Woodlawn Ave., just before Atlanta Rd intersection. Home on R, look for sign. Host - Dave Todd 302-359-4364
21044 ATLANTA RD, SEAFORD. Nice mobile home on 1 acre w/foundation in the country. All appliances included. Seller to pay $7,000.00 towards closing costs. Directions: From Seaford Stein Hwy. to Atlanta RD. Make right. Approx. 5-6 miles property on left. Hostess: Barbara Smith. $122,500. MLS # 568720
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305 CHRISTOPHER DR., CRESTFIELD, SEAFORD Lovely 3 BR, 2.5 BA home. Nice floor plan w/spacious rooms. New kit. in 2004, hardwood floors & more on a nicely landscaped lot. $250,000. Directions: From Shufelt Rd. west of Seaford, turn left into Crestfield. Turn right, then first left. Home on right.
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CUSTOM BUILT home with many upgrades and amenities. Home features 3 BRs & 2 baths & a great open floor plan. $219,900. Directions: North of Seaford, turn left on Rt. 18 by the former Chrysler dealership, turn left into second entrance into Clearbrooke, turn right at stop sign, home will be on your left.
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9286 River Vista Drive, Seaford 4 BR, 1 1/2 bath ranch w/eat-in kitchen, LR, den, shed bldg., lg. lot, plus new siding & new roof. Priced at $177,900. Directions: From Seaford take Rt. 13 S, turn left on Rt 20 East, turn left into River Vista. Follow River Vista Drive to cul-de-sac. House on left at cul-de-sac. Hostess: Marla & Jim McTeer
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11830 SHAWNEE ROAD, GREENWOOD. Quiet country setting close to beaches! Newer custom built home. 3BR, 2BA open floor plan, excellent condition. Rear patio & front porch. State land behind house. Directions: RT. 13 to right on RT. 16 to left on RT. 36 (Shawnee Rd), house on left, look for sign. Hostess: Angie Zebley. $249,900. MLS # 571308
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Ariel Evans chosen to receive Delaware Aviation Youth award Ariel Evans, 17, of Georgetown, will receive the Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame (DAHF) Youth Aviation Achievement Award on Saturday, Oct. 3 at the DAHF annual honors banquet at UD’s Clayton Hall in Newark. Ariel’s love of flying came from her fear of heights when her father took her hang gliding to conquer this fear. Ariel went on to become the youngest hang glider pilot in the United States at the age of 12. At 14, she competed in the Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding Spectacular where she won first place in the novice division of the dune tactical flying competition. She was the first woman and first person under the age of 18 to win. In 2007, 15, Ariel chose to research the effect of hang glider winglet design on induced drag for a science fair project. She studied the effects of induced drag using a homemade water tank to simulate airspeed by water flow. Her project won 1st place at the Delaware Valley Science Fair (DVSF) 10th grade division. In the spring of 2008, Ariel competed at the Intel International Science Fair in Atlanta, Ga. against more than 1,500 students from 42 different countries. She won a second place specialty award from
versity in Philadelphia. This past spring, she traveled to Reno, Nev., to compete in the International Science and Engineering Fair where she won 4th place in the Engineering category and was awarded full scholarships to Oregon Institute of Technology and to Sierra Nevada College. “Besides my interest in aeronautics, I
flowers the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronomics. In the summer of 2008, Ariel developed several prototype winglets to counter induced drag on the wing. She won 1st place in the DVSF 11th grade division and was awarded a full scholarship to Drexel Uni-
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have a passion for creating art, and hope to merge the two to possibly provide graphic and form designs for the aero industry,” said Ariel. She is preparing to attend college in 2010. Ariel is the daughter of William and Linda Evans. For more information on the Delaware Aviation Hall of fame, visit www.dahf.org.
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Community Bulletin Board Contact Jan at email@example.com for more information.
Seaford Library Pancake & sausage breakfast
The Friends of the Seaford District Library will host a pancake and sausage breakfast at Applebees in Seaford on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 8 to 10 a.m. Tickets are $5 and all proceeds will support the capital campaign for the new Seaford Library & Cultural Center. Tickets are now available at the circulation desk at the library.
Class of ’59 seeks teacher
The Class of 1959 is looking for information on one of their teachers, Betty Reynolds. She taught in the Seaford School District. Her son, William Danz Reynolds graduated with the class of 1959. If you have any information, contact Delores Hitch Lloyd at 629-8177 or 6294531.
SHS Class of 1974 reunion
Seaford High School class of 1974 will celebrate their 35th class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 10 at the Seaford Fire Hall.
• The “Science and Religion” book discussion will be held on Monday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 6292524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us. • “Lights, Camera, Action!” The Seaford District hosts movie night on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call the library at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us. • Baby Bookworms, a story time for infants, will resume at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 25. Toddler Tales, a story time for walkers, will resume at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Story Time for ages 3-5 will resume at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
Farmers and Artisans Market
Seaford’s Farmers and Artisans Market will be open for the 2009 season until Saturday, Sept. 26 in Kiwanis Park on Saturday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Kiwanis Park is located at the intersection of Atlanta Road and Stein Highway. We encourage local growers to join us by bringing your locally grown and/or organic
fruits, vegetables, cut herbs, plants and cut flowers. For registration information, visit www.seafordmarket.vpweb.com or email or call the Market Master, Sonja Mehaffey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 302-2459494.
‘Send a Kid to Camp’
Morning Star Publications, publishers of the Laurel Star and Seaford Star newspapers, is joining the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club to help send area kids to summer camp. The “Send a Kid to Camp” project features a series of “parking lot” performances by local singer, Tony Windsor. Any business interested in hosting the performances in their store parking lot can contact Maria Motley at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club by calling 6283789.
Vienna Heritage Museum and refreshments on the ride back to Seaford in the afternoon. A raffle ticket costs only $5 or five tickets may be purchased for $20. Tickets are available at the Seaford Museum which is open Thursdays through Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m., or at the Ross Mansion which is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. At other times call the Seaford Historical Society office at 628-9828 for tickets. The drawing will take place at the Victorian Christmas at the Ross Mansion on Dec. 13, 2009. The income from this raffle helps with the maintenance of the Seaford Museum and the Ross Mansion.
Seaford Historical Society raffle
The Seaford Historical Society is offering a raffle featuring a day on the Nanticoke River in the spring of 2010. This allday excursion accommodates a party of six people on a boat ride that leaves from the Marina at Nanticoke River Marine Park in Blades, Seaford. Other festivities included with this trip are mid-morning snacks on-board ship, lunch in Vienna, Md., a self-guided walking tour of historic Vienna, a visit to the
Community mentors needed
The Laurel Kids Connection Mentoring Program seeks adult volunteers to mentor a middle school-aged child. Mentors can meet during school lunch time or after school. Mentors and students meet at the Laurel Public Library and
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‘Parking Lot Tour to Send a Kid to Camp’
Sponsored by Morning Star Publications in partnership with the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club
Tony will be performing Country music, Motown and the classic rock sounds of the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s in area store parking lots. Visit your favorite store and stop by to make a donation to help send a local child to the WSB&G Club’s “Summer Fun Club.” For more information about the “Send a Kid to Camp” project, including how to have your store featured in the tour, call Maria Motley at 302-628-3789.
Tax deductible contributions can be made to: Send a Kid to Camp, W.S. B&G Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford, DE 19973
MORNING STAR • AUGUST 13 - 19, 2009 enjoy the benefits of scheduled field trips and events. Mentors are asked for a one hour per week commitment for 12 months. For details contact Shawn Phillips at 629-7790, ext. 17.
AARP Driving Course
Laurel Senior Center, 113 N. Central Ave., will be holding an AARP Driving Course, Sept. 21 & 22, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. To register call 8752536.
Ride for… Kidsake Dice Run
Laurel Police Department’s 7th annual Ride For… Kidsake Dice Run will be on Sunday, Aug. 30. All motorcycles are welcome. First 200 riders receive a free “7th” Annual Ride for … Kidsake event pin. Registration will be held at HarleyDavidson of Seaford, from 9 -11 a.m.; cost is $10 per person. The ride begins and ends at Harley-Davidson of Seaford with several “Dice Stops” in between. At the conclusion, food and drinks will be provided at Harley-Davidson of Seaford. For additional information, contact Chief Jamie Wilson or Sgt. Derrick Calloway, from the Laurel Police Department, at 875-2244. All proceeds benefit: Laurel Police Department Community Based Programs.
Count on Me Club of Bethel will sponsor a bazaar on Saturday, Sept. 17, starting at 9 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community House in Bethel. Vendors welcome - table rent $10, space limited. Call Janet 875-3971.
Basket Bingo fundraiser
The Laurel Historical Society will host its annual Basket Bingo fundraiser on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at Laurel Fire Hall with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and games beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. Desserts and drinks will be offered free of charge and hot dogs are $1. Double bingo cards will also be offered. Two specialty Longaberger baskets will be raffled off with one chance included with the price of the ticket. More raffle tickets and the 5050 ticket can be purchased the night of the games. Tickets may be purchased at the door or advanced tickets can be reserved by calling 875-7665 or 875-4217.
Aids Bethel Historical Society
From 5 to 9 p.m., on the second Wednesday of each month through December, the Laurel Pizzaria is generously helping the Bethel Historical Society with an on-going fundraiser. You can pick up a coupon at the restaurant and when you pay the society will receive 10 percent.
Aug. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. Cost is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. Musical entertainment will be provided by Side by Side. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Susan Welch at 302-349-5237.
Rain Barrel presentation
On Monday, Aug. 17, at 6:30 p.m., Jennifer Nelson of DNREC will present a program on rain barrels at the Greenwood Public Library. A rain barrel is a system that collects and stores rain water from your roof, providing an ample supply of free “soft water” for gardens, flower pots and car and window washing. The system can save most homeowners up to 1,300 gallons of water during peak summer months and also decreases the impact of runoff to streams and the Chesapeake Bay. Nelson will present a basic overview of the rain barrel system and then demonstrate how one is made. The barrel will then be given away through a drawing to someone in the audience. The program is free and open to all, and no registration is required. For more information, contact the Greenwood Library at 302-349-5309.
Killen’s Pond Nature Center
The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will visit Killen’s Pond Nature Center on Tuesday, Aug. 25. Bus departs the center at 10 a.m. Cost is free for members and $4.50 for non-members plus lunch donation. For reservations or information, call Susan Welch at 302-349-5237.
The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host a Luau Dinner on Wednesday,
Karen Johnson at 337-7401, Ruth Skala at 337-3678 or Cathi Hochstedler at 2284892.
Charity Open golf tournament
The Town of Bridgeville’s third annual benefit golf tournament, the Charity Open, is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 9, at Heritage Shores Club in Bridgeville. Registration and a continental breakfast begin at 8 a.m. with the shotgun start for the four-player scramble starting at 9 a.m. sharp. A luncheon and awards ceremony will follow the tournament. Proceeds will be used to support the Bridgeville Kiwanis Foundation, the Bridgeville Lions Foundation and the Bridgeville Senior Center. This year’s tournament will have a new format whereby more players will have a chance at winning a prize. The event will feature a scramble, but the field will be separated by flights according to handicap. Hole sponsorships are available for $125. The single-player registration fee for the tournament is also $125. To become a sponsor or to register for the golf tournament, contact Peggy Smith at 337-7135.
People’s Place fundraiser
The Red Hat Lady Bugs of Bridgeville are sponsoring a fashion show fundraiser for the People’s Place, an abused women’s shelter. The event, which will take place on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Heritage Shores Clubhouse, includes a fashion show (clothing courtesy
of Peebles), lunch, chinese auction, 50/50 and door prizes. Tickets are $20 per person. For ticket information, call 337-9733.
National Guard Plane Pull
On Sunday, Sept. 13, the Delaware Air National Guard will host the Delaware National Guard Plane Pull to benefit Special Olympics Delaware. Teams of 20 pit their strength against a 100,000 lb. C-130 aircraft to see who can pull the plane the fastest. Over 40 teams are expected to compete in 2009. The cost is $500 for the adult divisions, $250 for high school teams. Awards will be given for fastest pull and lightest team in each division. Team members receive an event T-shirt with their team name on the back and a 5x7 team photo in front of the enemy, The Plane. Teams are made up of a variety of people, including clubs, organizations, sports teams, church groups, businesses, corporations, or just 20 friends. For more information, visit www.sode.org or call 302-831-4653.
Scrapbooking classes will be held at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center on the first and third Thursdays each month from 1-2:30 p.m. For more information, call Susan Welch at 302-349-5237.
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The Friends of the Bridgeville Library have another delicious fundraiser to promote. All you have to do is enjoy a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury IHOP locations, any day, any meal. Take and fill out the comment card, staple your reciept to the comment card and drop it off at The Bridgeville Library, Bridgeville Town Hall, or The Providence Sales Cottage at Heritage Shores. For details call Pat McDonald at 337-7192.
New library to open
Join us as we celebrate the opening of the new Bridgeville Library located at 600 S. Cannon St. in Bridgeville. On Monday, Aug. 17, at 10 a.m. a ribbon cutting and dedication will be held. Tours will be available. Family Fun Day is Saturday, Aug. 22, from noon to 4 p.m. The event includes tours, food, fun and crafts. For more information, contact
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Woodland Ferry Festival
The Woodland Ferry Association is busy planning the 16th annual Woodland Festival on Saturday, Sept. 12. Craft and flea market spaces are available to rent for the day at $25 for a 10x10’ space and $40 for a 10x20’ space. For more information and forms, call Donna Angell at 629-8077 or email email@example.com.
Democratic Committee dinner
The 35th RD Democratic Committee will hold their annual dinner and auction on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. For more information, contact Justin Bailey at 302-2457882 for tickets.
ner. Next afternoon, Mackinac Island for a two night stay and have lunch at the Grand Hotel. Also included is a horse & carriage guided tour of the island with a stop off at Arch Rock. Travel thru the Soo Locks to Sault St. Marie. Cost: $790 pp double. Oct. 16 - Strasburg, Pa. - Lunch served on the train and then visit the railroad museum. Cost: $69. Standby list only. Nov. 16-20 - Christmas at The Biltmore Estates in Asheville, N.C. - Tour the grounds, the farms and the winery. A candlelight dinner at Deerpark restaurant on the grounds, Christmas shows at Carolina Nights & Wohlfahrt House dinner theaters. Visit Chimney Rock Park, the Folk Arts Center and the Smith McDowell House and take a tour of Asheville. Also included is a stop at the Farmers Market. Two hot meals per day. Cost: $589 pp double. For more information, contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180.
Vacation with Delaware Tech Relay for Life cruise
Dr. Marie Wolfgang is at this time accepting enrollments for her annual Relay for Life cruise, scheduled for Jan. 24, 2010. This is a 10-night cruise out of New York City (bus transportation to the dock included), visiting San Juan, St. Thomas, Antigua, St. Maarten and Tortola. Call 629-4471 for brochure.
See ‘Jersey Boys’ with Del Tech
The Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, is taking reservations for a fall trip to see the musical “Jersey Boys.” Witness the rise of four of the most famous blue-collar kids in pop music history, The Four Seasons, in the Tony-award winning Best Musical “Jersey Boys” on Thursday, Oct. 8 at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. A special discount rate is available for Adult Plus+ members. For more information or to reserve orchestra seats, contact Delaware Tech’s Adult Plus+ program at 302-856-5618.
Seaford ARRP offers trips
Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 is offering the following trips to the public: Sept. 12-18 - Mackinac Island, Mich. - Visit Christmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth after a guided bus tour of the town and explore the unique shops before dinAUTHENTIC MEXICAN
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Travel with Delaware Tech
Enjoy summer day trips sponsored by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. Enjoy a guided tour, independent time at the museum and lunch after the exhibit. On Saturday, Aug. 15, watch “Damn Yankees,” a musical comedy about a fan who sells his soul to the devil to become the world’s greatest baseball player and lead his favorite team to victory against the New York Yankees. Enjoy dinner before the show at Toby’s Dinner Theater in Baltimore on Wednesday, Aug. 19. Seats are limited so register early. On Tuesday, Aug. 25, book lovers will delight in a trip to Baldwin’s Book Barn, a five-story bookstore housed in a dairy barn that was built in 1822. The store is filled with 300,000 used and rare books, manuscripts, maps, fine paintings, prints, estate antiques and other valued collectibles. On Friday, Aug. 28, savor summer as a tropically inspired Jimmy Buffet tribute band whisks you away to Margaritaville with its stage show “Parrots of the Caribbean” at the Rehoboth Beach Theatre of the Arts. To sign up call 302-856-5618.
Nanticoke Senior Center and Curran Travel are providing a trip to Branson on Tuesday, Oct. 13, to Wednesday, Oct. 21. The trip includes: round trip Motorcoach transportation, eight nights accommodations, great sightseeing tours, admission to nine great shows including Mickey Gilley, Lee Greenwood & the Bellamy Brothers and Shoji Tabuci. Cost is $1,075 per person-double occupancy, $1,355 single occupancy. A $200 deposit is required. Call 629-4939 for details.
Knitting Guild Association
The “Sea Purls” chapter of the Knitting Guild Association meets on the first
Wednesday of each month from 10 -2 p.m. at the Cheer Community Center in Georgetown on the corner of Route 9 and Sand Hill Road. For details, call 302-8546776.
Join Georgetown AARP Chapter 5340 at their monthly luncheon meetings held on the first Monday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the Sussex Pines Country Club. For details contact Dee Richards at 302-841-5066.
Delaware Equine Council
The next meeting of the Delaware Equine Council is Monday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Harrington Public Library. Everyone who is interested in horses is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Stan at 302-684-3966 or Peggy at 629-5233.
39th District Democrats
The 39th District Democrats will hold their monthly meeting on Aug. 20, at 7 p.m., at Pizza King in Seaford. For details call Maggie Callaway at 629-4846.
Widowed Persons Service
The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 12:15 p.m. at the Seaford Eagle Diner. Guest speaker will be Joe Conaway, former Bridgeville Town Commissioner. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.
SARA holds meeting
The monthly meeting of the Sussex Amateur Radio Association (SARA) will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the Marvel Museum located at 510 S. Bedford St. in Georgetown. FCC license testing for all levels begins at 6:30 p.m. An informal social starts at 7 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. This meeting is open to anyone with an interest in amateur radio. For more information on this and other SARA Club events, visit www.sussexamateurradio. com. Submit Bulletin Board items by noon, Thursday. Send to Morning Star Publications, PO Box 1000, Seaford, DE 19973, email to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop off at 951 Norman Eskridge Hwy., Seaford (Home Team Bldg.)
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Early Monday morning I walked into McDonald’s for a at urPhy carry out breakfast and one of my favorite ‘olde’ DuPonters, RonI have seen many nie Williamson called me over to pass on... I can’t his table. “Nothing wrong with help but think what a you?” asked a concerned Ronnie about my retirement. No Ronnie, difference they made other than the usual complaints that goes with a 66-year-old Phil- in the lives of others. lies’ fan. I do appreciate Ronnie’s asking and the many others who even then. have also expressed an interest in my Some of my favorite Star stories that well being. come to my mind were about Mary When I took this job with Morning Jackson, Dr. Ellis, Governor Carvel, Star Publications there was no Laurel Jim Ryan, Richard Giles and others. Star yet. But it was in the works and You see, I love personal stories about several weeks later it was officially people’s lives. There are no unimportant started. It gave me the most interesting people, all are important such as Jimmy job (one that I met with enthusiasm), Green, who recently passed, and what a more than I had encountered in my life. friend to all he was. As a matter of fact, I was only going I have seen many pass on, in the last to stay five years, then three more, then few years. You see it goes with the tertwo more. Finally now, after the last ritory of getting older, but I can’t help three, I am doing what I said I would do but think what a difference they made (including trying to accomplish a few in the lives of others. The movie “It’s a personal goals in my life), leave this Wonderful Life” was a great movie with job. a great message wasn’t it? Well it’s the hardest thing I have In the fledgling years of the paper ever done, the years of telling stories on and up until a few years ago the Star my favorites, covering events, relaying had an Advisory board and I can not to you the good news of our commuhelp but think that they helped us have nity, covering the baseball and football a positive impact on the community. games (boy were they fun) and just having the opportunity to be around the fin- Some of the very early ones were in est folks around, my friends in all of the Laurel, Dr. Pierre Ellis, Toni Goottee, Robert Hickman, Jane Hudson, Albert Stars’ coverage area. A little side note to all of this was my Jones, Janet Lee, Wayne Mathis, Don Phillips, Cora Selby, Miles Slatcher, constant teasing of Dick Whaley and Ralph Speitzer, Sandy Davis, Beth others, but ol’ “Sure Shot” as we called him early on threatened to sue me and a Strange, Sam Tyndall II, Debbie Waller, Donna Whaley, Richard Small and othfew even believed he was serious. Dick ers who were added later. spend money on that? I don’t think so In Seaford there was Shirley Bayand here at the end, he even tried to get num, John Burton, Maranda Cannon, Al Temple of Seaford fame to join him, Tommy Cooper, Ed Cranston, Mike or more likely pay for the suit. Hall, Nancy Harper, John Hollis, Karen Having fun with others has been the Johnston, Tim Kavel, Jan Linquist, Ron joy of my life, all my life. It caused me Marvel, John Rittenhouse, Connie Spensome problems during my school days cer, Steve Theis and John Willey II. but as comedian Joe E. Brown once Thanks to all of you for encouraging said, “Laughter is funny thing.” The me and being our strongest supporters at world is serious enough, you and I can the start. laugh at it a little. Finally, I must thank my employThanks to all those from Toni Gooers Bryant and Carol Richardson, who tee’s Toilet to Deborah Waller’s “Cow have been very good to me over the Car” to Roland Wingate’s Hunting 13-plus years at The Star. Oh, yes we Group and all the rest of you for making had our moments — you don’t know life better for many in our community. Pat Murphy without a few of those — I even got to write a few stories — but together we tried to put out the best actually a lot of them — during my stay community paper possible. at the Star. I’ll never be the writer such Maybe from time-to-time, I can put a as Tony Windsor, Lynn Parks or even few thoughts on paper if they see fit. Mike Barton. Well, it’s good-bye and may God Mike recently reminded me about Bless you with all his many gifts. many years ago when I would bring her information about my Little League John P. Murphy teams and the yearly banquets some2009 times. I guess I was trying to be a writer
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Church Bulletins Macedonia A.M.E. Church
Summer schedule for Macedonia A.M.E. Church: 9 a.m. church school; 10 a.m. worship service. All denominations welcome. The Rev. Dania R. Griffin is Pastor. Church is located at 431 North St., Seaford. Call 629-3116 for more information.
Anti-Alcohol & Drug tent services
Booker Street Church of God, Georgetown, holds 16th annual AntiAlcohol & Drug tent services, through August 16, at 7 p.m. nightly, and 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday. Thursday, Aug. 13 – Bishop Jamie Hazzard, welcome full Gospel Holiness Church; Slaughter Neck, Del. Saturday, Aug. 15 – Annual Community Anti-Drug March & Rally begins 11 a.m.; The Rev. Anthony Cannon, Dominion Church of Delaware, Georgetown. Youth Explosion. The march will begin at 11 a.m. from the grounds of the Booker Street Church of God, located on Booker Street near the Richard Allen School. Participants will carry signs and spread their antidrug messages through the streets of Georgetown. The march will return to the church grounds, where Fun Day activities will be held from noon to 4 p.m. There will be games, food, a dunking booth, moon bounce, train rides, drill teams, creative dance teams and more. Everlasting Hope Ministries will provide free t-shirts. Sunday, Aug. 16, 11:30 a.m. - Pastor Marvin Morris, Booker Street Church of God, Georgetown. At 5 p.m., Pastor Arlene Taylor, Chosen
Generation, Grasonville, Md. Sponsored by the Rev. Tony Neal, Booker Street Church of God, Bishop Marvin Morris, Pastor. For more information, Contact the Rev. Tony Neal at 856-9097 or 8546692.
Free community luncheon
Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a free community luncheon (hot dogs, corn-on-the-cob, salad & dessert), from noon to 2 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 15. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. (west side of 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town). Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.
Benefit Gospel Concert
Benefit Gospel Concert for St. George’s United Methodist Church, 34894 St. George’s Road, Delmar, Del. M.C. and performer, Joe Dawson “Music Ministries,” also featuring “God’s Country Crossroads,” “Good News Tour Ministries,” “Crossroad Christian Band” (Contemporary youth group), on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 5 p.m. till 9 p.m. Admission is free - A love offering will be taken. Food and refreshments will be for sale. Bring a lawn chair. For more information call 875-2273 or 8750449.
A chicken BBQ fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Route 13 north next to Dover Pools, to benefit Mt. Olivet UMC Preschool. For $6, you get a BBQ chicken half, chips, pickle and roll. For more information or to pre-order, call 629-3701.
Three day song revival
Join us for all or part of our three day ‘song revival’ featuring Eddie Piper on Sunday, Aug. 16 at 10:45 a.m. and 7 p.m. and at 7 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 17 and 18. In addition to his song ministry spanning a number of years, Eddie hosted a daily local radio broadcast for 13 years and appeared on a weekly television broadcast in central Pennsylvania for many years. Come and join us for what promises to be a ministry that will renew our spirit through song and worship. For more information, call 302-3494047.
VBS at Christ Church
Christ Evangelistic Church will hold Vacation Bible School, Crocodile Dock, Aug. 17-21 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The church is located at 9802 Camp Road in Laurel. Pre-registration is helpful. Transportation is available to some local communities. For more information, call Mrs. Niblett at 875-4299 or the church office at 875-2915 (leave a message for a return call).
The Gospel Café will be at Laurel Baptist Church, Saturday, Aug. 15, at 6 p.m. Singers: All For Him; with their special guest, and The Gospel Café Band. Ice-cream social and other refreshments available for purchase. Any questions, call Bruce or Nancy Willey at 875-5539.
Tea Room ministry for women
The Mary and Martha Tea Room, a ministry to women by women, will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 19, from 2 to 4 p.m., at 102 Maryland Ave. in Greenwood. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Carol Hopkins of Laurel. Dress is casual and attendees should bring a Bible. This year round program is held on the third Wednesday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. A freewill offering is taken for the guest speaker and light refreshments are provided. Speakers are anointed women of God from across Delmarva and represent various gifts and traditions. Teaching and ministry is made available to the women in attendance. The Mary and Martha Tea Room is a program offered by Take My Hand Ministry, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and biblically based ministry dedicated to renewing the spark of hope in women. For more information, contact founder and executive director Dr. Michaele Russell at 302-349-4220.
Annual youth conference
On Aug. 14-16, All Walks of Life Ministries will host the 4th Annual Youth Conference. There will be guest speakers nightly - Friday at 7:30 p.m. - Prophetess Mamie Bivens; and Saturday at 7 p.m. Pastor Marquis Ellis at Citadel of Hope in Seaford. On Sunday, Aug. 16 at 11 a.m. Jonathon Tilghman’s service will be held at all Walks of Life. For more information, call 875-7772.
DIRECTORY: Your Guide To Local Houses of Worship CHURCH OF CHRIST
Sunday Family Worship 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. 94 Walnut Street, Laurel, DE (across from GameZone) 302-875-7873 www.laurelnazarene.org
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1010S.C entral Ave., Laurel Ph: 875-7748 Minister: Ian J. Drucker Worship Services: Sunday 10 a.m. 6:00 p.m. BibleS tudy: Sun. 9:00 a.m.; Wed. 7:00 p.m. In The Interest Of New Testament Christianity
CHRIST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
510 S. Central Ave., Laurel, DE Rev. Donna Hinkle, Pastor Church: 875-4233 Sunday Services: 8:30 am Praise 9:30 am Sunday School,10:45 am Worship
DIAL DAILY DEVOTIONS: 875-4309
Centenary United Methodist Church
“Where Caring is Sharing” “NEW SONG!” - Contemporary Celebration, 8:45 a.m. Sunday School, Classes for ALL ages, 9:45 a.m. Traditional Family Worship, 11:00 a.m.
Rev. K. Wayne Grier, Pastor, 875-3983 200 W. Market St., Laurel, Del.
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel, DE 19956
The Rev. Dr. Howard G. Backus, Rector www.dioceseofdelaware.net/churches/stphlps.html Holy Eucharist with Healing Sunday ~ 8:30 & 10:30 am Church School ~ 9:30 am
Christ Evangelistic Church Great Worship - Talented Singers Loving People - Powerful Preaching
Youth Group Wednesday 7:00 pm
Worship 10:45 a.m. • Sun. School 9:45 a.m. Wed. Night 7:00 p.m. • Sun. Night 7:00 p.m. Located on Camp Road between the Dual & Alt. 13 For info call: 629-3674 or 875-2915 Sr. Pastor Roland Tice
Christian Church of Seaford
Dual 13N., Seaford, DE • 629-6298
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. Morning Worship 10:30 Wed. Night Service & (Nursery & Jr. Church) Youth Groups 7:00 p.m. A Firm Foundation • A Sure Hope • An Unending Love
Centrally located at 14511 Sycamore Rd., Laurel, DE 19956
Sunday School - 9 a.m.; Worship Service - 10:30 a.m. FasTrak Children’s Ministry - 10:30 a.m.; E318 Youth - 6 p.m. Wednesday Midweek Services - 7 p.m.
For info, call 875.7995 or visit www.centralworshipcenter.org
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Road68, South of Laurel Laurel,D el.
Sun. School 10 a.m. • Worship 9 & 11 a.m. Wed. Night Bible Study 7 p.m. Hymn Sing: Last Sunday Each Month - 7 p.m.
Delmar Wesleyan Church www.StPaulsUMCLaurelDE.org
Pastor - Donald Murray - 856-6107
800 East Street Delmar, MD 21875 “The Church That Cares” 410-896-3600 Pastor James C. Hitch
Sunday: Sunday School 10 M Worship 11 AM & 6 PM
Wednesday: BibleS tudy 7P M
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COURIERS TO PERFORM - “The Couriers” will appear at Grace Baptist Church in Seaford on Sunday, Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. Based in Easton, Pa., The Couriers travel the U.S. and Canada singing and preaching the Gospel in churches, auditoriums and community events. Admission is free and a love offering will be taken to support the Couriers’ ministry. For more information, call the church office at 629-8434.
Edna Margaret Adams of Laurel, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. She was born in Georgetown, a daughter of Ira Lee Adams and Carrie Wilson Adams. She was a sales clerk and worked in accounting for the former Variety Store in Laurel and was a seamstress in the Laurel Shirt factory for 28 years. She was a longtime member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Laurel. Mrs. Adams is survived by her brothers, James Wilbert Adams, William Thomas Adams, Nelson Adams and Alton Noah Adams; sisters, Mary Elizabeth Parker, Gertrude Lee Shockley, Eva Mae Rimel, Lois Ann Truitt and Salle Leora Wharton; and numerous nieces and nephews. A sister, Madelyn Etha Mitchell, preceded her in death. The funeral was held at Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home in Laurel on Saturday, Aug. 8. The Rev. Julie Lewis officiated. Interment followed in Trinity Church Cemetery, Laurel. Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to Trinity United Methodist Church, c/o Blanche Elliott, 17249 Phillips Hill Road, Laurel, DE 19956.
William Alfred Hammond Sr., 78
William Alfred Hammond Sr. of Frankford, and formerly of Blades, passed away on Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. Mr. Hammond was born on May 18,
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Rev. Michael A. Hopkins, Pastor
WEDNESDAY SUNDAY Sunday School......9:45 a.m. Prayer & Praise 7:00 p.m. Worship...............11:00 a.m. Patch Club (kids) 7:00 p.m. Eve. Worship........7:00 p.m. Youth Group 6:00-8 p.m.
1931, in Blades, the son of Alfred and Sanaria Neal Hammond. Bill owned and operated several businesses: Keep Kool Air, a HVAC company, and Bethany Beach’s Exxon and Texaco stations. He also taught the electrical trade through the union while receiving his masters in education. Mr. Hammond and his wife moved from Blades to Frankford in 1976, where he continued to run his service stations and work as an educator. Mr. Hammond was very active in politics as a young man and served as the mayor of Blades, a member of the Blades Town Council, a member of the school board and was voted Delaware’s Young Man of the Year in 1963. He was also a lifetime member of both the Blades Volunteer Fire Company and the Millville Volunteer Fire Company. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Joan Conner Hammond, who passed away in June of 2008. He is survived by six children, William A. Hammond Jr. and his wife Carol of Frankford, Nancy Trice and her husband Ron of Seaford, John Hammond and his wife Judi of Lewes, Karen Massey and her husband Dale of Seaford, Kathy Reinhart of Lewes, and Lisa Thomas and her husband Rick of Frankford, with whom he lived. Bill is also survived by 12 grandchildren, BJ, Aaron, Shane and Zachary Hammond, RJ, Mike and Christina Trice, Tyler and Mary Massey and Curtis and Melanie Reinhart and Willie Thomas; and nine great-grandchildren, Jasmine, Ash-
United Methodist Church 2 North Laws St., Bridgeville, DE 19933 Across from Bank 337-7409 Handicap Friendly WORSHIP TIMES:
9 am Contemporary Service 10 am Sunday School 11 am Traditional Worship Youth Group (Sun. 6 p.m.)
22606 Sussex Hwy. Seaford, DE
302-359-6331 Weekly Services: Sunday: 10 am Tuesday: Prayer 7-8 pm Thursday: Bible Study 7 pm
Located at Tyndall’s Furniture Plaza on Discountland Rd & Rt. 13, Laurel
PO BOX 60, LAUREL, DE 19956
Sun. 9:30 am Wed. 7:00 pm
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Senior Minister: Dr. Carl G Vincent Senior Pastor: Pastor Barry B. Dukes wwwmessiahsvineyard.org
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A Cooperative S.B.C. Church 805 Atlanta Rd., Seaford, DE
Sunday School 9:30 am Worship 10:45 am & 6:30 pm Children’s Church 10:45 am SPANISH Worship 10:45 am Wednesday Activities 7 pm Pastor: Homer McKeithan Music: Jim Burket “The Cross Is Grounded In Grace”
532 Stein Hwy., Seaford, DE 19973 Redemptorist Fathers • 629-3591
MASSES: SUNDAY: Sat. Eve. - Vigil 4:30 p.m.; Spanish 7:30 p.m. Sunday - 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. DAILY: Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 9 a.m. Wed. 9 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.; First Sat. 9 a.m. HOLY DAYS: Eve. 7:30 p.m.; 9 a.m. & 7:30 p.m. NOVENA DEVOTIONS: Wed. 9 a.m. & 7:30 p.m. CONFESSION: Sat. 4:30 p.m.
CHURCH OF GOD
11 AM and 6 PM ~ Sunday School 9:45 AM
Ministry for the wholef amily 7 PM
Pastor Stacey Johnson
28261 Seaford Rd., Laurel, 2 miles N. of Laurel on Alt. 13
22625 Atlanta Road, Seaford, DE (302) 629-5600 - www.atlantaroadcma.org Sunday
9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Worship, Nursery, Classes for Kids-Adults 7:00 p.m. Evening Service
6:45 Catalyst Youth (grades 7-12), DivorceCare 7:00 Prayer Meeting, Men’s Group, KidStuf 103 (K-6 Kids & their parents, 1 & 3rd Wed.)
COKESBURY CHURCH All Welcome Where Love Abides -- John 3:16
The Church by the Side of the Road 15092 Cokesbury Rd, Georgetown, DE (302) 629-5222 • www.cokesburywc.org Pastor Harold Carmean & Congregation Sunday School 9 am Contemporary Church Service 10 am
United Methodist Church Serving Christ in the Heart of Seaford since 1830 315 High St. • Seaford, DE
Sunday Services: Informal Worship in Chapel 8:30 a.m. Traditional Worship 11:00 a.m. Sanctuary 9:45 Sunday School
Pastor: Rev. Jim Sipes • 302-629-4458
Messiah’s Vineyard Church
SEAFORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
302-629-8434 • www.graceseaford.org
Obituaries Edna Margaret Adams, 87
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
PROFESSIONAL NURSERY CARE PROVIDED
27225 Kaye Road Laurel, DE 19956 Ph: (302) 875-7814
www.thelighthouselaurel.org Timothy P. Jones, Pastor Sunday Family Worship - 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Family Ministries - 7:00 p.m.
“Shining His Light”
Laurel Wesleyan Church Rt. 13A, Just North of Laurel
Sunday School - 9:30 Worship - 9:00 & 10:45 Sunday Evening Worship Wed. 6:30 p.m. - Youth Ministries & WKID, The Zone, Children’s Ministries
Church 875-5380 • Sr. Pastor Ken Deusa Asst. Pastor: Rev. Rick Green; Youth: Kyle Horton Children’s Pastor: Marilyn Searcey
CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH
315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, DE 19973 • 302-629-9755
Pastor: Rev. Andrew C. Watkins www.christlutheranseaford.com
Praise Worship 8:15 AM • Sunday School 9:45 AM • Traditional Worship 11:15 AM
Laurel Baptist Church, SBC Where everybody is somebody & Jesus Christ is Lord 33056 Bi-State Boulevard, Laurel, DE 19956 LBC Sunday School ~ 10:00 Morning Worship ~ 11:00 Wednesday Bible Study ~ 7:00 P.M. NurseryP rovided Pastor: Rev. Steven Booth Music Director: Linda Lewis
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
Front & King St., Seaford, DE 629-7979 Holy Eucharist: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School & Adult Forum: 10:30 a.m. Thurs. Eve. Service: 6 p.m. The Rev’d. Jeanne W. Kirby-Coladonato, Rector
Seaford Church of Christ Acapella
N. Dual 13, P.O. Box 783, Seaford, DE 19973 302-629-6206 Evangelist - G. W. Cliver - 629-6206 Elder - Don Birch - 629-8949 Elder - Ron Russell - 629-6033 Sunday School 10 a.m. Sun. Worship 11 a.m., Sun. Evening 6 p.m Wed. Evenings 7 p.m. Live For God, Love Each Other, Light The World
743 E. Clarence St., Seaford, Del. Carlton L. Cannon, Sr. Paster
629-9443, Cell: 448-0852 • email@example.com
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PAGE 24 ton, JT, Brendan, Brooklynn and Jonathan Trice and Sky, Gabi and Kyra Hammond. A funeral service with fireman’s honors was held on Monday, Aug. 10, at the Ocean View Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Road, Ocean View. Interment was held at Mariner’s Bethel Cemetery in Ocean View. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in William’s name to the Millville Volunteer Fire Company’s Building Fund, PO Box 64, Millville, DE 19970 or to the Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.
Thelma F. O’Day, 96
Thelma F. Feyerabend O’Day, of Bridgeville, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at the Delaware Hospice Center, Milford. Mrs. O’Day was born Oct. 7, 1912, in Bridgeville, daughter of Edward J. and Helen Virginia Conaway Feyerabend. Mrs. O’Day operated the O’Day Grocery Store in Bridgeville for 23 years until it closed in 1982. She was an active member of the Greenwood Cheer Center and Chaplains Chapel Church for many years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Morgan O’Day in 1985. She is survived by son, Kenneth O’Day and wife Bonnie of Bridgeville; daughter, Norma Lee Hastings and husband Wes of Seaford; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-greatgrandchildren. The funeral was held on Saturday, Aug. 8 at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium in Bridgeville. The Rev. Homer Keene officiated. Interment was at St. Johnstown Cemetery, Greenwood. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.
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Josephine H. Spence, 95
Josephine H. Spence of Bethel, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009, at Life Care at Lofland Park in Seaford. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., a daughter of John T. Johnson and Josephine Dedeker. Mrs. Spence was a dedicated homemaker and was very active in the Bethel community, where she served as past president for the Bethel Historical Society, the Count on Me club and past chairperson for the Bethel Heritage Day. She was active in the Republican Women’s Club and the Order of the Eastern Star. Close to her heart was “living in Bethel was a little slice of Heaven and glad to have lived there.” She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Rebecca Spence of Bethel; her grandchildren, Kirsten Barnes and husband Gregory of Dover, Erin Spence of Bethel, Brandon Spence and wife Becky of Columbia, S.C., Patrick Spence of Bethel, Blair Mundorf of Camden, and Brad Mundorf of Dover; great-grandchildren, Zachary Barnes of Texas, Gregory Barnes of North Carolina, Matthew Spence of South Carolina, Ethan Payne of North Carolina, Brie Oman of Smyrna, Charles Mundorf of Dover, Spence Mundorf of Milford and Sean Mundorf of Lewes; a great-great-granddaughter, Kayla Oman of Smyrna; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Nelson M. Spence, Sr.; son, Nelson M. Spence Jr.; and daughter, Josephine Rice. The funeral was held at Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home in Laurel on Thursday, Aug. 6. The Pastor Ken Deusa officiated. Interment followed in Cherry Hill Methodist Church Cemetery in Elkton, Md.
Carl W. Stair, 81
Carl W Stair, of Seaford has gone to rest with our Lord and fly with the spar-
rows on July 30, 2009. Carl passed peacefully at his home with his devoted wife, Alice, by his side. Carl was born in Bethlehem, PA, on June 25, 1928. He was the son of Harrison and Florence Stair. He had three brothers, Foster, Lenny, and Ralph. Carl served in both the United States Navy and the United States Air Force. He retired from the FAA after working at MacArthur Airport on Long Island, NY. Carl was a man who stood strong in his faith. He was an active member of Gethsemane Church in Seaford. A memorial service celebrating Carl’s life will be held at Gethsemane Church with his loving Church, family and friends in the fall. Carl is survived by his loving wife, Alice; children, Ronald Stair, Cheryl Stair, Pam Young, Brenda Lindquist, Karla Walker, Kathy Joyce, and Terry Kluber; grandchildren, Alyson, Erika, Amanda, Lee, Harmony, Charity, Benjamin, Paisley, Marissa, TJ, Monique and Jessica, as well as five great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Justin. The family would like to thank Vitas Hospice and the staff of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital for their care and support. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or Vitas Innovative Hospice, 100 Commerce Drive, Newark, DE 19713.
Gregory Washington, 53
Gregory “Fats” Washington of Bridgeville died Thursday, July 30, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. The funeral was held on Monday, Aug. 10 at the Church of God in Seaford. Interment followed in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Seaford. Arrangements are in the care of Young and McPherson Funeral Home in Seaford.
Why should I worship a god that cannot forgive me without killing his own son? If God is all-knowing, he would have known me, my mind or my actions, then why did He create me only to torture me for being who I am for all eternity?
God knew Satan existed, that Good and Evil co-exist, He knew that anything He created pure and holy was subject to the influence of Evil. Because of this, He knew man would fall, as Evil is easier to do than Good. To miss the bulls-eye is always easier than being accurate. Knowing this before creation (2Corinthians 2:7) and being just, God showed His love by making a way back to Him through the only means possible to remove the punishment of the rejection of God by God the Son taking the punishment. Because it is not impossible to live a perfect life, as Christ showed us, but all fail by nature, God now must be just (as is His nature) and reject all who turn up their noses and refuse the great sacrifice that was offered for them to come back. He knew and loved you and that’s why He sent His Son.
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Plans advancing for Woodland Ferry Festival
KIDS COOKING CAMP - Cooking Camp was a big hit with these young cooks. Camp Directors Jenny Frostrom, (back left), Pocomoke and Angie Bunting (back right) led campers through exciting adventures in cooking. Some of these future master chefs are: (front, from left) Melanie Brzezinski, Chester Springs, Pa.; Morgan Brzezinski, Chester Springs; Sierra Hall, Millsboro; Madison VanOrden, Ocean City, Md.; Molly Pugh, Bethany Beach; (back) Director Frostrom, Pocomoke; Matt Durkin, Ocean City; Hannah Merritt, Seaford; Parker Brandt, Bishopville, Mette Jacobsen, Whaleysville; Brandon Myers, Berlin; and Director Bunting, Delmar.
Sports, Video Lottery commission will examine the economic impact
Gov. Jack Markell has selected Dennis Rochford to serve on the Sports and Video Lottery Commission and serve as the panel’s chairman. Rochford joins Acting Secretary of Finance Tom Cook and Economic Development Director Alan Levin as the administration’s representatives on the panel. Rochford is the president of the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay, a nonprofit trade association serving port businesses throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The group, created by House Substitute 1 for House Bill 100, is charged with issuing two reports to lawmakers. The first, which is due by Oct. 15, will examine the economic impacts of
The 16th annual Woodland Ferry Festival, celebrating the Nanticoke River and the historic ferry, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12. An “all you can eat” country breakfast, served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, will start off the day at 7 a.m. and will be serving until 10 a.m. This hearty breakfast includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, home fries, sausage gravy, scrapple, the Ruritan’s famous sticky buns, biscuits, orange juice, and coffee, all for $7. Opening ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. with the combined Seaford and Laurel High School Bands, and raising of the flags by the Marine Corp League. There will be demonstrations and displays throughout the vil-
lage, including chair caning, artwork, an animal rescue group, Orrell’s Famous Maryland Beaten Biscuits from Wye Mills and much more. Entertainment will begin with dulcimer player John Kisela, followed by gospel singer Jerry Jones performing from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and ending with Tony Windsor singing his country/western and pop hits. Jack & Carolyn Knowles will have their “Days Gone By” museum open showcasing memorabilia from Woodland and Seaford.The new ferry, (the “Tina Fallon”), will be closed to vehicle traffic, but will provide free rides across the river to pedestrians during the day. Craft and flea market spaces are available to rent for the day at $25 for a 10’ by 10’ space and $40 for a 10’ by 20’ space. Please call Donna Angell at 629-8077 for additional infor-
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Hospice benefit at Manor House in Seaford
Methodist Manor House in Seaford will hold a Chicken Barbecue and Antique Car Show to benefit Delaware Hospice on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are $7 per person. Proceeds will support Delaware Hospice’s programs and services, including the free community outreach programs such as New Hope, support for children who have lost loved ones, and Transitions, support for seriously ill individuals who are not appropriate for hospice. For more information about this event or the Methodist Manor House, call Erin Steele, 302-629-4593.
the state issuing licenses to additional racinos. The second report, due April 1, will examine the economic impacts of authorizing sports lottery-only venues. The respective majority caucuses in each chamber of the General Assembly selected two members, while the minority caucuses selected one a piece. Representing Senate Democrats will be Senate Majority Whip Patricia Blevins and Sen. Nancy Cook. Sen. Colin Bonini will represent the chamber’s Republicans. House Majority Leader Pete Schwartzkopf and Rep. Helene Keeley will represent House Democrats. The House Republicans selected Clifford “Biff” Lee as their representative.
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Public schools send out reduced and free meal forms for students Public School Districts announce their policies for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast and/or After School Snack Program. Each school and the office of the Nutrition Services supervisor has a copy of the policy which may be reviewed by any interested party. Meal Benefit Forms are being sent to all homes with a letter to parents or guardians. To apply for free or reduced price meals, households should fill out the Meal Benefit Form and return it to the school. Additional copies are available at the principal’s office in each school. The information provided on the Meal Benefit Forms will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility and may be verified at any time during the school year by school or other program officials. You may report changes or reapply for meal benefits anytime during the school year. Seaford and Laurel School Districts will participate in direct certification of many students who receive food stamps or
DETANF. Families will receive notification if they do not need to complete a Meal Benefit Form in order to qualify for free meals. Under the provisions of the free and reduced price policy, representatives of the Nutrition Services Department will review Meal Benefit Forms and determine eligibility. Parents or guardians wishing to make a formal appeal in the Seaford School District may make a request either orally or in writing to Dr. Russell Knorr, Superintendent, Seaford School District, 390 N. Market St. Ext., Seaford, DE 19973, or call 629-4587, ext. 273. Parents in the Laurel School District should make their request to Dr. John McCoy, Superintendent, 1160 Central Ave., Laurel, DE 19956 or call 875-6100. Other public schools should contact their local school superintendent for an appeal. Foster children and children receiving WIC may also be eligible for school meal benefits. Contact the school your foster children will attend for more information.
From left in the first row are Amy Micklos, Maddy Bergman, Jessica Horton, Amanda Gill, Lauren Stevenson, Rebecca Potochney, Michelle Arriaga, Brittany Federal, Brenna Yearian, Anya Willis, Kiana Hovington and Lea Scheer; (second row) Josh Guessford, Sharif Evans, Matt Rementer and DaShawn McIvor.
Best Buddies attend conference Fifteen high school and college students from throughout Delaware represented their schools and Best Buddies Delaware at the 20th Annual Best Buddies International Leadership Conference held recently in Bloomington, Ind. Student leaders spent the weekend learning about the leadership skills necessary to run their school chapters. Delaware representatives included: Michelle Arriaga, Howard Vocational Technical High School; Sharif Evans, Dickinson High School; Brittany Federal and Brenna Yearian, Thomas McKean High School; Amanda Gill, Wilmington Friends; Josh Guessford, Dover High
School; Jessica Horton, Delaware State University; Kiana Hovington, Christiana High School; DaShawn McIvor, Seaford High School; Mike Pasquale, Delcastle Transition Program; Rebecca Potochney and Amy Micklos, Newark High School; Lea Scheer, Cape Henlopen High School; Matt Rementer, University of Delaware; and Anaya Willis, William Penn High School. These students are responsible for leading their school’s Best Buddies chapters in which students with intellectual disabilities are matched in one-to-one friendships with non-disabled peers. For details visit www.bestbuddiesdelaware.org.
Newspapers broaden horizons by introducing students to new people, places and ideas. By encouraging our youth to read the newspaper, you’ll encourage a lifelong habit of learning. For the 12th year Morning Star Publications is placing copies of the Seaford and Laurel Star newspapers in our local schools. Thanks to the generosity of civic minded citizens, businesses and organizations, we are able to place newspapers in local classrooms. By supporting Newspapers in Education, you can help today’s youth develop a lifelong habit of staying informed about the world around them. To help provide newspapers to area classrooms, please contact Karen Cherrix today at 302-629-9788 or fill out the form below and send your donation to Morning Star publications, Attn: NIE, PO Box 1000, Seaford, DE 19973
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Brock honored by honor society Personal development courses Leah Brock, daughter of Chris and Jesse Brock of Laurel, has been inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society in recognition of her outstanding academic achievements and Brock personal commitment to nursing excellence. She will graduate in September from UNC-Wilmington as an RN.
Willey to attend Eastern University
Melissa Willey, of Seaford, has enrolled at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pa., as a marketing major for the fall semester. Willey graduated from Sussex Tech High School where she was involved Willey with choir, Skills USA, the National Honor Society and Drama Club. Willey is receiving the Templeton Honors College Scholarship and the Eastern University Grant to attend Eastern. She is a member of Crossroad Community Church.
Reagan named to Dean’s List
Alfred Lerner College of Business Economics announces that Tara Ann Elizabeth Reagan has been named to the Dean’s List. She is majoring in marketing and management.
Cain receives scholarship
Zachary Cain of Seaford has been awarded the 2009 H. Fletcher Brown Scholarship. Cain, son of Mary T. Eagle and the late Ronnie M. Cain of Seaford, is a graduate of Seaford High School where he was a member of Academic Challenge and vice president of the National Honor Society. He will continue his studies at Stanford University as an engineering major. The H. Fletcher Brown Scholarship, administered by PNC Wealth Management, is awarded annually to students who are entering their first year of college or graduate school. To be eligible, students must have been born in and reside in Delaware. Candidates also must pursue a degree in engineering, chemistry, medicine, dentistry or law.
Take advantage of special interest courses this month at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. On Saturday, Aug. 15, individuals who passed the basic defensive driving course can take an advanced defensive driving course to learn additional road safety strategies and to earn a 15 percent reduction on liability insurance. Divorcing parents can satisfy Delaware’s legal requirements for parent education by participating in the “Divorcing Parent Education Program” on Monday, Aug. 17 and 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. Learn healing techniques to increase your energy in a comfortable setting with “Chair Massage” which will be held on three Thursdays from 10-11:30 a.m. beginning Aug. 20. Instructor Libby Jones is a certified massage therapist. For more information or to sign up for a course, contact Delaware Tech’s Adult Plus program at 302-8565618.
Phillips receives honors
Jillian Phillips, daughter of Vance and Lisa Phillips of Laurel, received multiple honors at the end of the school year at Randolph-Macon Academy (RMA) in Front Royal, Va. Jillian received the Certificate for Excellence for Honors Textual Analysis and the Certificate for Excellence for French II. She was also recognized as a member of “The Academy’s Own” for her voluntary assistance to R-MA staff. Jillian, a rising senior, was named to the President’s List for the fourth quarter. Students must maintain a grade point average above 4.0 to be named to the President’s List.
Training for sleep technologists
Become a member of the rapidly expanding field of polysomnography (sleep technology) by participating in a new two-week training program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. The polysomnography training program prepares students to work as trainees with sleep technologists in the performance of diagnostic sleep studies that are required for the evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. A free information session will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Delaware Tech. Participants will meet Monday through Friday, Sept. 20 to Oct. 9 or Oct. 26 to Nov. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at local sleep disorder centers and Delaware Tech in Georgetown. Graduates of the two-week program will receive a certificate of completion and be eligible for employment as sleep technolo-
gist trainees. Funding through the Department of Labor is available for this course. For more information, contact Corporate & Community Programs at 302854-6966.
Students receive scholarship
Three area 2009 high school graduates have received the A. Katharine Richards Scholarship: Ashley Bice, Sussex Technical High School; Whitley Maddox, Seaford High School; and Brian Wright, Seaford High School. The Richards scholarship fund, administered by PNC Wealth Management, was established under terms of the trust of the late A. Katharine Richards. A lifelong resident of Greenwood, Ms. Richards taught for many years at Bridgeville Elementary School. To be eligible, students must be residents of a Sussex County-area school district and plan to attend the University of Delaware. Consideration is given to the student’s academic merit and financial need.
Griswold receives scholarship William Griswold, a graduate of Delmar Senior High School,
has been awarded the Evelyn E. Stricklin Scholarship. The Stricklin Scholarship, which is administered by PNC Wealth Management, was established by the late Mrs. Stricklin, a lifelong resident of Wilmington, for qualifying students with financial need to attend the University of Delaware.
Students awarded scholarships
The following area students have been awarded the Dr. Wilbur E. Postles Scholarship for 2009-2010: Zachary Cain, Seaford Senior High School, Stanford University; William Griswold, Delmar High School, University of Delaware; Aubrey Hastings, Seaford Senior High School, Washington College; and Rebecca McMillan, Sussex Technical High School, University of Delaware. The late Dr. Wilbur E. Postles, a Wilmington physician for 50 years, established the scholarship fund. Applicants must live in Delaware for at least four years and consideration is given to the student’s academic merit and financial need.
Seaford church scholarships
The Seaford Church of Christ announced the presentation of four scholarships to recipients on Aug. 2, 2009, at their building on Sussex Highway, north of Seaford. The scholarship fund was initiated by Eva Gant, who set up the fund for students that needed financial help to attend college, had a love for the Lord and were practicing it in their lives. The recipients are: Erin Downing of Marlon, N.J., will be attending Oklahoma Christian University. Hannah Cozart of Coolville, Ohio, will be attending Ohio Valley University. Jordan Harris of Catonsville, Md., will be attending Harding University. Melissa Ramos of Lancaster, Pa., will be attending University of Pittsburgh, Bradford. All four recipients had outstanding credentials that qualified each of them to receive a $980 scholarship. Application packets are given out each year before Feb. 1. Contact the Seaford Church of Christ Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 783, Seaford, DE 19973.
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Entertainment Tractor Drive set for August 22 Saturday, Aug. 22, at 1 p.m., has been set for the 6th annual Tractor Drive for members of the First State Antique Tractor Club. Hosted again by charter member Ed Evans of Pepperbox, near Laurel, the drive will travel the quiet country roads around Trap Pond, and will set out from Evans’ farm, Ed-Lo Acres. Upon returning, the group will share a picnic dinner before returning home. Members and their families will bring their restored, antique tractors — Allis Chalmers, Case, Farmall/International Harvester, Ford, John Deere, Oliver, and even some “orphan” makes — will be represented. Tractors will travel at an average speed of 4-7 miles per hour, providing plenty of time for sightseeing and onlookers along
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Even the kids get involved! Alvin Hastings’ grandson ready for his drive in the 2008 First State Antique Tractor Club event near Laurel.
Festival Hispano returns
Millsboro will showcase the best of Latin America from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 23, during the 15th annual Festival Hispano, which is organized by the nonprofit group, El Centro Cultural. Sponsors are needed. Sponsorships may be acquired through donations of $100, which entitles all donors to a 15 by 15 display space; $300, which includes an advertisement in the Festival Hispano Program Booklet; or $1,000, which acknowledges the donor in all publicity and includes the donor’s business logo on the Festival Hispano color flyer. All donations are tax deductible. This year’s program includes a marimba band, traditional Mexican and Flamenco dances and music from the Andes. The event is free for the whole family and conveniently located at the Little League Complex on State Street in Millsboro. Sponsors should contact email@example.com. or call 302-745-6828. For more information, visit www.elcentrocultural.org.
Israel Tour available
Grammy-winning soprano Jessye Norman and Israeli-born maestro Daniel Oren will appear at Masada, a natural fortress with ruins overlooking the Dead Sea. Both events will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the New Israeli Opera. Ambassador Travel in Seaford is working with Ya’lla Tours USA to offer two memorable travel programs designed around the Norman and Nabucco performances. “Nabucco & Jessye Norman at Masada and Musical Israel” (May 28-June 10, 2010) features 10 days of touring Israel, including visits to historical and cultural sites across the country in addition to special musical interludes. The agency is also offering a shortened
itinerary, “Nabucco & Jessye Norman at Masada” (May 30-June 7, 2010), which features the two headline performances as well as touring some of Israel’s most historic and cultural sites. Clients making a deposit on either of the itineraries by Aug. 31 will save 5 percent off the total package price. For more information, contact Deborah Mitchell at 302-629-9604 or visit www.traveldebi.com.
Decorated Bike Parade planned
Join in the fun Saturday, Sept. 12 on Legislative Mall in Dover for the first Decorated Bike Parade. At noon children and adults can bring their creations and ride around Legislative Mall. Bicycles can be decorated with any materials as long as they are safe to ride. There is no fee for the bike parade or the bike rodeo that will follow immediately after the bike parade. Ribbons will be awarded for the most interesting bikes in the parade. The Full Circle Blues band will provide entertainment and BBQ lunches by Where Pigs Fly may be purchased. This year’s event kicks off with the “Prostate Cancer Awareness Race” for cyclists at 7:30 a.m. followed by the 8 a.m. start of the annual bike tour. You can preregister for the Amish Country Bike Tour now at a reduced rate of $25 per adult and $10 for children 16 and under before Aug. 21 at www.visitdover.com. You may also register the day of the bike tour between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Legislative Mall. Day of registration is $30 for adults and $15 for children under 16 years of age. The fee for the Prostate Awareness Timed Race is $40 per person with proceeds going to benefit prostate research. You can sign up for the tour and race at anytime. For more information about the bike tour, call 302-734-4888 or visit www. visitdover.com.
Preparations are underway to celebrate the end of the Bethany Beach summer resort season with the 24th annual Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7 at 5:30 p.m. At the Jazz Funeral, spectators visit the Bethany Beach Boardwalk on Labor Day
the route. Beginning at Pepperbox Road, the group will drive to Whaley’s Road, turn onto Little Hill Church Road, then onto Goose Nest Road. At Trap Pond Road they will cross the dame and take a 15-minute break to rest the tractors. The drive will proceed to Hitch Pond Road, turn onto Wootten Road, pass by Raccoon Pond, then return to Whaley’s Road and Pepperbox Road, and finish up at Ed-Lo Acres Farm. Spectators and well-wishers are encouraged to watch as members unload and then fine-tune their machines before assembling for the “parade.” For more information about the drive or the First State Antique Tractor Club, call Evans at 875-4971. Monday and can join the funeral procession of mourners. Mourners carry a casket with a mannequin representing “Summer of 2009” from the north end of the Boardwalk to its final resting place at the Boardwalk Bandstand. Music is provided by three Dixieland Jazz Bands. A silent auction to be held on the Friday afternoon before Labor Day is also planned.
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Wet summer hurts tomatoes - the most popular fruit The cool, wet weather of June and July was a disappointment to oretta norr vacationers, businesses who rely on vacationers and local farmers. A very big blow was dealt to the growers of the world’s most popular fruit – the tomato. The terrible weather abetted the aggressive nature of the fungus called “late blight” causing it to produce what one plant pathologist described as “an explosive rate of infection.” This same blight was the cause of 12 basil leaves, torn the great Irish potato famine so it is a seri1 small red onion, coarsely chopped ous matter indeed. Some growers in New 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil York and New Jersey are already talking 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar about doubling the cost of wholesale box Salt and freshly ground pepper prices. Just late last month, the blight was 3/4 pound sliced bacon discovered in backyard plants in Ellendale. 1/2 cup mayonnaise No further blight has been reported locally 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard but weather conditions have not improved 1/2 teaspoon curry powder and there is a definite possibility of more 3/4 teaspoon Cajun spice mix unwelcome discoveries. These tomato 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice troubles make me all the more aware of 1 small garlic clove, minced just what it takes to produce perfect vineDash of hot sauce and crusty bread, for ripened, disease-free fruit and all the more appreciative of each and every one I enjoy. serving Preheat the oven to 450°. In a bowl, What would summer be without a good tomato? The recipes I’ve chosen this week toss the tomatoes, basil, onion, olive oil and vinegar and season with salt and peptake full advantage of this “love apple” in per. Let stand for 15 minutes. its purest form. Set a wire rack on a baking sheet and arrange the bacon slices in a single layer Bacon and Tomato Salad on the rack. Bake the bacon in the upper Recipe by Laurent Tourondel third of the oven for 15 minutes, turning Servings: 6 once, until golden and crisp-chewy. Let 3 pounds tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cool, then break into small pieces. pieces
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Investigators from Delaware State Police Troop 4 need help in locating a domestic assault suspect wanted from an incident in July. On July 26, a 44-year-old female victim responded Jones to work at an undisclosed location in Bridgeville. She got out of her car and walked toward the building when she was confronted by her ex-boyfriend, Wendell Jones, 47, of North Tara Road in Federalsburg, Md. Jones assaulted the victim by punching her. The victim made her way into work and Jones followed. He then continued the assault and even tried to drag the victim back outside. Jones then took the victim’s cell phone, car keys and glasses. A computer inquiry revealed Jones is on probation in Maryland and was not supposed to leave the state. Jones, who has been contacted several times, refuses to surrender to authorities. He is wanted for the following offenses: stalking (felony), unlawful imprisonment (misdemeanor), third degree assault (misdemeanor) and theft (misdemeanor). Anyone who knows of Jones’ whereabouts is asked to call the Troop 4 Domestic Violence Unit at 302-856-5851 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.
Troopers save man from suicide
On Saturday, Aug. 8 at 8 p.m., the State Police Dispatch Center, SUSCOM, received a call from a distraught 47-yearold man who advised he wanted to commit suicide. The dispatchers honed in on his location and kept him on the phone as long as they could. Eventually, the subject in question discontinued the call. A Troop 7 patrol officer, Trooper Dean, was dispatched to underneath the Nassau Bridge in Lewes as this was where SUSCOM believed the subject to be. When the officer arrived to the underside of the bridge, he located the man who had hung himself. The trooper acted quickly and solicited the help of two private citizens. Together, they lifted the man and removed the rope from his neck. Emergency Medical Services was called to the scene and the patient was transported to Beebe Medical Center. Upon his release, he was provided with mental health services.
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On the morning of Friday, Aug. 7, 2TheWEEK resa Hunt, 36, of Claymont, was traveling 8/13/09 northbound on Marsh Road approaching Chestnut Drive in North Wilmington. Without warning, a limb from a large tree which was on the east side of the roadway, broke loose and came down onto Hunt’s 2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. The limb slammed against the hood of the SUV and into the passenger compartment. Theresa’s 7-year-old daughter, who was sitting in the back behind her mother, re100% ceived several small scratches and bruises.
Dr. Ileana Smith, vice president and campus director; Dr. William Carter, and U.S. Sen. Tom Carper pose during a visit to Delaware Technical & Community College’s Environmental Training Center.
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State officials are encouraging Delawareans to trade their gas-guzzling vehicles in for more fuel-efficient models under the federal Car Allowance Rebate System. Utilizing the credit available through the federal Recovery Act, Markell said, will give a boost to Delaware’s economy by helping auto dealers and help our environment by reducing harmful emissions. “The ‘Cash for Clunkers’ program shows we grow our economy while also doing something good for the environ-
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ment,” Markell said. “This program will spur purchases of new cars that will stimulate the automobile industry in the state and create jobs while consuming less gasoline.” According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Delaware auto dealers have requested more than $1.5 million reimbursement through the CARS program, and that number is expected to increase significantly now that the U.S. Senate has extended the program. an 11-cent (or 4%) gain on the week. Since Memorial Day weekend, gas prices have climbed 22 cents or 9% from $2.41, the AAA reports.
Motorists are feeling late-summer pain at the pump this week as gas prices continued their upward trend. Despite weak demand, the average U.S. retail price for regular grade gasoline rose to $2.63 a gallon Friday,
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“(Improved) water quality and potable safe water are getting to be in higher demand all around the world because of growing populations and more contamination,” said Dr. Peter Hartsock, a captain in the U.S. Public Health Service at the National Institutes of Health. “The work that they are doing here is critical around the world as well as in Delaware and the United States.” Dr. Carter is working with friends Dr. Hartsock and Mr. Gregory Gagarin, a founder of the Russian Cultural Centre in Washington, D.C., as well as contacts in Russia to set the groundwork which they hope will result in a training program in Russia. “It (Delaware Tech’s Environmental Training program) is so high quality that it has gone all over the world; it has been in the Middle East,” added Dr. Hartsock. “The Russians are very interested as they have terrible problems with their water. Seventy percent of babies in Russia are born with something seriously wrong with them.” According to the National Intelligence Council website, water pollution is the most serious concern in Russia and less than half of the population has access to safe drinking water.
Water and wastewater instructors, college administrators and friends of Delaware Technical & Community College gathered to brief U.S. Senator Carper on the college’s role as a leader in water and wastewater education. The Environmental Training Center at the Jack F. Owens Campus in Georgetown trains water and wastewater operators in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It is also the main contractor for the Philadelphia Water Department and has performed a large training program for the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority. On an international level, faculty members at the Environmental Training Center have established an operator training program in Bulgaria and are halfway through the establishment of a similar program in Jordan. According to Jerry Williams, department chair, the center is also in preliminary discussions with three other countries. According to Dr. William Carter, one of Delaware Tech’s founding fathers, Carper was invited “to get a better understanding of the tremendous work taking place at the Owens Campus that is benefiting people all over the world.”
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An honors graduate of the school of hard knocks August is here and, for most of us adults, it is simply a reminder that summer is almost over and we will be heading into the crisp, cool days of autumn followed by the frigid, crippling cold of winter. However, to school children across America, August signals that last “hurrah” for the lazy days of summer and vacation away from school. Many of these young people, like me at their age, dread to see the school doors open. As I grow older and experience much more of life, I regret that I did not commit myself more to school. I graduated from high school and now I am even going to college. The first harsh reality was that I had a background riddled with a lack of study discipline. I find myself hearing Dad’s all familiar verbal drill ringing in my head some days. It would always come right after I got my report card. For me this was a dismal time around my house. My older brother Tommy would come home with a report card that was so good it actually shimmered with gold trimmings. Dad would take the report card from my brother, fully aware that he was
The look he would give me as he waited for me to hand him the report card was much like the look of a school custodian who was about to take on the job of cleaning up a clogged toilet.
about to witness true genius documented. After he gave Tommy the customary, “Good job, bunk,” he would turn to me. The look he would give me as he waited for me to hand him the report card was much like the look of a school custodian who was about to take on the job of cleaning up a clogged toilet. I was always reluctant to give him my report card. I would consider losing it on the way home from school, or maybe telling him that I had been attacked on the way home and my report card stolen. But, I knew all of these would only delay the pending misery. So, I would throw a big smile on my face and hand Dad the report card. I think there were actually times when Dad would hope
that he would look at the report card and find that I had finally “buckled down” and made the grade. NOT. He would look at the report card and say almost the same thing he had said when he got the last report card, “Son, it would be different if I thought this was as good as you could do. But, you are an A or B student.” Then he would throw in that line that really stung, “You are actually smarter than your brother, Tommy.” Who was he kidding? Albert Einstein could have taken classes under my brother, Tommy. I knew my brother Tommy and I was no Tommy Windsor. I was smart enough to realize that. I certainly was not smart enough to take advantage of the learning opportunities at school. My presence in the classroom was much like a running generator motor during a power outage; it has to be there, but nobody wants to hear it.
When I wasn’t acting like a retarded ape, I was asleep. You always hear about teachers waking sleeping students with a tap on the shoulder or on his or her desk. In my case, I would not be surprised to find that some of my teachers found a way to secretly drug me and induce an hour long coma. I would fall asleep in class and the classroom would be empty when I woke up. That would not have been so disturbing to me unless it was during a fire drill. I guess I was not always the most popular person in school. I remember my 10th grade typing teacher wrote in my yearbook that I was the “most likely to wind up in a rehab.” But, as my Uncle Stanford once said, “There are those of us who graduate from high school
and others of us who graduate from the ‘school of hard knocks.’ I am a certified, honors graduate of the school of hard knocks. There is no greater or more ruthless teacher than life itself. Those of us who choose to treat the gift of education as nothing more than a social gathering and a captive audience for our buffoonish side shows, will one day “pay the piper.” I have so many times wished that I had actually listened and participated in the classroom experience. I have no doubt life would have been much easier and, though I am happy with the several jobs I hold, things could have run much smoother. Now, in hindsight, I think Dad was right. I probably was an A or B student; I just lacked the most important source of knowledge – common sense.
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County issues property tax bills Sussex County is taking its annual tax billing into the digital age, printing fewer paper bills this year to collect money that will fund local government services and schools. This month, the County’s Treasury Division will issue more than 167,000 annual tax bills for the 2010 fiscal year, totaling an estimated $100.6 million in revenue. However, the County will print and mail only 129,000 paper bills. The remaining 38,000 will go ‘virtual,’ through computers, to mortgage lenders, requiring no paper, postage or time to distribute. Amanda M. Bennett, director of the County’s Treasury Division, said 2009 is the first year that certain property owners will not receive a paper copy of their statements. The County has shifted to a paperless billing system for those property owners whose taxes are paid by mortgage lenders, through what is known as escrow accounts. Property owners with escrow accounts have their taxes collected as part of their mortgage payment. They can view their tax bills online, and can still request a paper copy of their account’s status, if needed. “We have reduced the number
of paper copies printed by almost 25 percent,” Ms. Bennett said. “That represents a significant savings, almost $21,000, in the amount of paper, time and postage that goes into producing and mailing these documents. That’s a big savings, especially in these tighter financial times, and I hope that number only increases in the future.” Annual tax bills include County property taxes, as well as County sewer and water, tax ditch and street lighting fees, where applicable. Additionally, tax bills include local school district taxes, which are collected by the County, but turned over to the State. Delaware law requires Sussex County to bill property owners for school taxes on behalf of the eight public school districts within the county. Approximately 10 percent to 14 percent of the typical residential tax bill is for County property taxes. Bills began mailing in the first week of August, and will continue throughout the month. Payment is due by Sept. 30. Sussex County accepts tax payments by cash, check, money order or credit card. Taxpayers have different options to make their payments. These include:
• Through lender - Many taxpayers have their annual taxes paid out of an escrow account by their mortgage lenders. If these taxpayers have any questions regarding the status of their escrow accounts, they should contact their lenders. • Online - Payment can be made on the Internet, with the use of most major credit cards or by check. Go to www.sussexcountyde.gov/e-service/propertytaxes/ and select “Make a Payment” on the left side for more information. • By mail - Property owners can mail their tax payments using the return envelopes included in their statements. Bills should be addressed to the Sussex County Treasury Division, P.O. Box 429, Georgetown, DE 19947. All payments sent by mail must be postmarked by Sept. 30 to avoid the 1.5 percent penalty, per month, on unpaid balances. • In person or by phone - The County’s tax office is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The office is located on the second floor, Room 252, of the County Administrative Offices building, 2 The Circle, in Georgetown. For more information, call 302-855-7760.
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NIGHT STAND, 13.5” x 17.5”, $10. Air Cond., 110 KW, $25. 875-5366. 8/6 OLD HAND SAWS, 24, $48 for all. Old wood horizontal lap barn siding, clean, no nails, about 500’. $450. 846-9788. 7/30 TWO 5200 BTU AIR COND., 110V, like new, slightly used, $60 ea. 8758677. 7/30 COMPLETE SURF FISHING OUTFIT: 5 rods w/reels, sand spikes, tackle box w/rigs, etc., 2 rod racks: 1 chrome, 1 PVC. All $400. 875-7434. 7/30 10 OLD 6-PANE WOODEN WINDOW Sashes, $5 ea. 846-9788. 7/23 SWIMMING POOL, Lg. 18’ above ground, 4’ deep, portable, simple to erect, like new, 1 yr. old, with pump & instructions. $295. 410-490-2415. 7/23 ELEC. STOVE, Whirlpool, like new, almond color, $225 OBO. Mike, 2452278. 7/23
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2-WHL. BASEBALL PITCHING Machine, batting cage, L-screen & ball feeder, $1700. 875-0768. 7/23
INTL. 2 BTM PLOW on rubber, new paint, great shape, $270. 846-9788. 7/16
CORNINGWARE French white 1 1/2 & 2 1/2 qt. round casseroles w/covers, two 7-oz. ramekins, $17. 236-9075. 7/23
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SKI TRIP TRICKETS. Vail, CO., Jan. 23-30, 2010. Incl. air fr. BWI, lodging & 5/8 day lift pass at 5 resorts. $1449 pp. 302-228-9825 or 410-546-5551. 7/16
52” CEILING FAN, white Bellagio, by Harbor Breeze, 3 spd., with light kit. Can be used outdoors. Still in box, 30 yr. warranty, asking $50. 410-754-9564 7/16 POWERHOUSE GYM SET w/competitor weight bench & weights, $70. 629-4195. 7/16 GUITAR - “72” Martin D35, appraised $2000. Sell for $1700. 629-4195. 7/16 OAK DINING TABLE & 6 chairs, 1 leaf, good cond., $125. 629-4427. 7/16
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Sat., Aug. 15, 2009 at 9:33 AM - 36241 Providence Church Rd., Delmar, Del. ALL ITEMS SOLD ABSOLUTE WITH NO MINIMUM AND NO RESERVE!! ANTIQUE and MODERN FURNITURE, GLASSWARE, TOOLS, LG SELECTION OF COSTUME JEWELRY, LAWN MOWER & MORE!
Directions: (From Salisbury & Points South) Travel North on US 13 for 3 miles to the Intersection of Rt 13 & DE Rt 54. Turn left on DE Rt 54 & travel 2.5 miles to Providence Church Rd on right. Turn right & travel 1 mile to property on the right. Signs Posted. Glass/China/Collectibles (9:30 AM): Enormous amount of costume & sterling jewelry to include: sterling & amethyst ring, sterling bracelets, watches, cameos, beaded necklaces, pins, brooches & more. Amber double globe table lamp, hand painted double globe vanity lamp, approx. 50pc American Limoges “Bridal Banquet” pattern china set, LG pattern glass punch bowl/cup set w/under tray, Currier and Ives “the Old Grist Mill” pattern china, LG Qty of dolls to incl: Effanbee, Noble Arts, Designers Guild & more. Vintage Dr. Pepper clock, approx. 48pc W. M. Rodgers silver plate flatware set, ironstone china, silver overlay cream & sugar, Pyrex mixing bowls, hand painted Italian lamps, brass pedestal telephone, Amberina oil lamp, pattern glass pitcher & glass set, etched champagnes, Taylor barometer, amber compote, corning ware, kitchen wares, LG qty of Christmas ornaments, LG Qty of artificial flowers & more. Furniture (11 AM): Emperor W. German Cherry broken arch grandfather clock w/hand painted working automatum, 3pc iron porch set, Rockport maple dining table & 4 chairs, carved Oak single drawer over 2 door server, antique Oak 3 drawer chest, Oak 5 drawer lift top jewelry chest, Maple dinette set w/Windsor back chairs, Temple Stuart Maple step back hutch, Cherry Armoire w/ carved clamshell design, Sumpter Cabinet Co. Maple dresser w/mirror, Sumpter Maple double bed, Depression era cedar chest, Mersman Maple 2 tier lamp table, Maple rocker, Poplar 1 drawer open face end table, Mahogany tri-fed plant stand, Cavalier cedar chest, Pr Oak cushion top bar stools, La-Z- Boy upholstered sofa & chair, redwood picnic table & benches, porch table & chairs and more! Lawn Mowers/Tools/ Misc (12 noon): Troy-Bilt 6.75 HP 21” self propelled push mower (like new), Dynamark 12HP 38” riding lawn mower w/bagger, Murray 3.5 HP 22” push mower, 30ft alum. ext. ladder, 16ft alum. ext. ladder, 3’x3’ yard cart, Weslo speed training tred mill, Sanyo Vizon 27” TV, Electrolux 4000 upright vacuum, Kenmore Powermate vacuum, vintage cruiser bicycle, wheel barrow, Davidson 6’ alum. step ladder, extension cords, Homelite XL 16” gas chain saw, McCullah electric chain saw, Skil saw, hedge trimmers, Sears model 500 13ft 3pc surf rod/reel combo, vintage Penn & Kmart boat rod/reel combos, Shakespeare Alpha 12ft surf rod, Ortho lawn/garden sprayer, wire wheel lawn wagon, Schauer battery charger, floor fan, BBQ grill and still discovering! Terms Personal Property: Cash Or Approved Check Day of sale. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. 13% Buyer Premium. 3% Discount for cash or check. Everything Sold “As Is” with no warranties of any kind. Auction conducted onsite. Some seating provided. Food served
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LEGALS NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE COLLATERAL ON DEFAULT
To: Hykeem Williams 30590 Pine Knoll Drive Princess Anne, MD 21853 Copy to: Hykeem Williams 411 Rose Street Salisbury, MD 21801 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to a security agreement, dated January 25, 2008, between you and Massey’s Used Cars, Inc., of 24770 Sussex Highway, City of Seaford, County of Sussex, State of Delaware, the undersigned, shall sell at public sale, without reserve, your 1999 Chrysler LHS, VIN 2C3HC56G8XH520632, which was the collateral pledged pursuant to the security agreement described above, due to your default in payments. The sale shall be held at Massey’s Used Cars, Inc., 24770 Sussex Highway, City of Seaford, County of Sussex, State of Delaware on August 17, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. This notice is given pursuant to 6 Del. C. Ss 9-504 (3). Dated, July 16, 2009 MASSEY’S USED CARS, INC. Laura Massey Biscoe 8/13/1tc
On Saturday, 9/12/09 at 11:00 a.m., Peninsula Mini Storage, located at 40 S. Market St., Blades/Seaford, DE will hold a public auction pursuant to the State of Delaware Self-Storage Facility Act Title 25 Chapter 49. The following storage units will be sold or disposed of for Non-Payment of storage rent. Tenants name and last known address are listed below. Shari Beckett, Unit 127, Seaford, DE; Edward Sanders, Unit 248, Seaford, DE; Charles Webb, Unit 155, Seaford, DE; Candy Deshields, Unit 159 & 203, Seaford, DE. Call 629-5743 for details. Frank Passwaters, Storage Manager 8/13/2tc
You are hereby notified the below application will be before: The City of Seaford Board of Adjustment and Appeals for their determination on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 12:00 Noon in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 414 High Street, Seaford, Delaware:
Case No. V-14-09, Seaford Associates, LP, property owners of Nylon Capital Shopping Center, Stein Highway are seeking a variance from the Zoning Ordinance, Ch. 15, Sec. 15-40 Uses by Right in C-2 which references Sec. 15-29 Uses by Right in C-1. The application is submitted on behalf of Tabernacle of Praise International Ministries, Inc. who propose to establish a church in the north strip building in the end unit on the east side (adjacent to the former Fresh Pride grocery store). If this project is of concern to you and you wish to present your position or evidence, please attend this meeting. You may have counsel attend on your behalf. Issued this 13th day of August 2009 pursuant to the Rules heretofore adopted by the City of Seaford. THE CITY OF SEAFORD Dolores J. Slatcher, City Manager 8/13/1tc
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
You are hereby notified the below matter will be before: The City of Seaford Planning and Zoning Commission for their review and recommendation on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 7:00 P.M., in City Hall, 414 High Street, Seaford, Delaware; and, The City of Seaford Mayor and Council for their determination on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 7:05 p.m., in City Hall, 414 High Street, Seaford, Delaware: 1) FHG Enterprises, LLC, property owner of Tax Map and Parcel 331 5.00 4.23, located on Venture Drive, in Ross Business Park, is seeking a final plan approval for the construction of a 9,388 sq. ft. warehouse and office building. If this project is a concern to you and you wish to present your position or evidence, please attend this meeting. You may have counsel attend on your behalf. Issued this 13th day of August 2009 pursuant to the Rules heretofore adopted by the City of Seaford. THE CITY OF SEAFORD Dolores J. Slatcher, City Manager 8/13/1tc
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEAFORD, An ordinance to amend the City of Seaford Municipal Code Chapter 6. Electric Article 2. Electric Rules
and Regulations, Section 9, Subsection c) Meter Locations is amended by adding in the second paragraph: “Meter identification media shall utilize reflective materials and a permanent self adhesive suitable for outdoor use. The characters shall be no less than 1 inch and no greater than 1-1/2 inches in height. Meter labels shall be installed in the upper left corner of the meter pan cover. Permanent marking pens or paint shall not be permitted. All meter labeling is subject to final approval by a City representative.” The amendment was adopted at the Regular Council Meeting of July 28, 2009. A copy of the complete Article may be obtained at the City of Seaford City Hall, 414 High Street, Seaford, Delaware or by calling the City Office at (302) 629-9173 and requesting a copy. Dolores J. Slatcher City Manager OR-7-09 8/13/1tc
The Board of Adjustment of the Town of Bridgeville will hold a Public Hearing on September 2, 2009 in the Town Hall, 101 N. Main Street, Bridgeville, DE at 7:00 P.M. The Board will receive public comment and consider a variance request for a canopy and a variance request on the front setback submitted by the Bridgeville Fire Company concerning Fire House II at 310-312 Delaware Avenue. Written comments will be received by the Board no later than August 31, 2009. Commissioners of Bridgeville Bonnie Walls, Town Manager 8/13/1tc
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING C/Z #1689
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on SEPTEMBER 10, 2009, in the County Council Chambers, Sussex County Administrative Office Building, Georgetown, Delaware, the County Planning and Zoning Commission of Sussex County will hold a public hearing concerning a proposal to amend the Comprehensive Zoning Map by changing the following area: From an AR-1 Agricultural Residential District to a LI-2 Light Industrial District for a certain parcel of land lying and being in Northwest Fork Hundred, Sussex See LEGALS—page 35
LEGALS - from Page 34 County, land lying east of Road 583 (Adams Road), 1/2 mile southeast of Road 584 (Newton Road), to be located on 2.702 acres, more or less, and being lands of O.A. NEWTON & SON CO. AND PERDUE AGRIBUSINESS, INC. Planning and Zoning public hearings will begin at 6:00 P.M. Text and maps of this proposal may be examined by interested parties in the Planning and Zoning Office, County Administrative Office Building, Georgetown, Delaware, between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. If unable to attend the public hearing, written comments will be accepted but must be received prior to the public hearing. For additional information contact the Planning and Zoning Department at 302-855-7878. 8/13/1tc
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following ordinance has been proposed at the regular meeting of the Sussex County Council on June 16, 2009: AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE COMPREHENSIVE ZONING MAP OF SUSSEX COUNTY FROM AN AR-1 AGRICULTURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TO A LI-2 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT FOR A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN NORTHWEST FORk HUNDRED, SUSSEX COUNTY, CONTAINING 2.702 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, (land lying east of Road 583 (Adams Road), 1/2 mile southeast of Road 584 (Newton Road); application filed on beehalf of O.A. NEWTON & SON CO. AND PERDUE AGRIBUSINESS, INC.; C/Z #1689). Copies of the above ordinance are available in the Office of the Clerk of the Sussex County Council, County Administrative Office Building, Georgetown, Delaware. Public Hearings thereon will be held in the Chamber of the Sussex County Council, County Administrative Office Building, Georgetown, Delaware, SEPTEMBER 29, 2009, at 6:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as may be heard. At that time and place, all persons interested shall have a reasonable opportunity to be heard. If unable to attend the public hearing, written comments will be accepted but must be received prior to the public hearing. For additional information, contact the Planning and Zoning Department at 302-855-7878. 8/13/1tc
MORNING STAR NOTICE
• AUGUST 13 - 19, 2009 NOTICE
Estate of Samuel Bynum, Sr., Deceased. Notice is hereby given that Letters of Administration upon the estate of Samuel Bynum, Sr. who departed this life on the 28th day of June, A.D. 2009 late of Delmar, DE were duly granted unto Barbara J. Bynum on the 29th day of July, A.D. 2009, and all persons indebted to the said deceased are required to make payments to the said Administratrix without delay, and all persons having demands against the deceased are required to exhibit and present the same duly probated to the said Administratrix on or before the 28th day of February, A.D. 2010 or abide by the law in this behalf. Administratrix: Barbar J. Bynum 205 Bynum Lane Delmar, DE 19940 Gregory Fuller Sr. Register of Wills 8/13/3tc
Estate of Lorretta F. Williams, Deceased. Notice is hereby given that Letters of Testamentary upon the estate of Lorretta F. Williams who departed this life on the 29th day of June, A.D. 2009 late of Laurel, DE were duly granted unto Doris A. Baker on the 3rd day of August, A.D. 2009, and all persons indebted to the said deceased are required to make payments to the said Executrix without delay, and all persons having demands against the deceased are required to exhibit and present the same duly probated to the said Executrix on or before the 28th day of February, A.D. 2010 or abide by the law in this behalf. Executrix: Doris A. Baker 28008 Dillards Rd. Laurel, DE 19956 Gregory Fuller Sr. Register of Wills 8/13/3tc
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Nanticoke Hundred Case No. 10483 In accordance with Chapter 115, of the Code of Sussex County, a hearing will be held on a request for a special use exception as provided by: Chapter 115, Article IV, Subsection 115-23, Item A of said ordinance of DAVID A. BRAMBLE, INC. who are seeking a special use exception to continue operating an asphalt batching recycling plant, to be located west of Road 525, 1,500 feet north of Road 526. The hearing will be held in the County Council Chambers, County Administrative Office Building, Georgetown, Dela ware, on Monday evening, SEPTEMBER 14, 2009, at 7:00 P.M. All interested parties should attend and present their views. If unable to attend the public hearing,
written comments will be accepted but must be received prior to public hearing. For additional information, contact the Planning and Zoning Department at 302-855-7878. 8/13/1tc
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Mail to the Seaford/Laurel Star Circulation, PO Box 1000, Seaford, DE or call Karen at 302-629-9788
Estate of Irma Jean Hastings, Deceased. Notice is hereby given that Letters of Testamentary upon the estate of Irma Jean Hastings who departed this life on the 5th day of July, A.D. 2009 late of Laurel, DE were duly granted unto Lee Hastings, Gary Hastings, Ricky J. Hastings, Joan G. Davis on the 22nd day of July, A.D. 2009, and all persons indebted to the said deceased are required to make payments to the said Co-Executors without delay, and all persons having demands against the deceased are required to exhibit and present the same duly probated to the said Co-Executors on or before the 5th day of March, A.D. 2010 or abide by the law in this behalf. Co-Executors: Alton Lee Hastings 31435 Mount Pleasant Rd. Laurel, DE 19956 Gary Hastings 32463 Bi State Blvd. Laurel, DE 19956 Ricky J. Hastings 11393 Taylor Mill Rd. Laurel, DE 19956 Joan G. Davis 31179 Shady Acres Ln. Lot B18 Laurel, DE 19956 Attorney: Stephen P. Ellis, Esq. Elis & zabo LLP P.O. Box 574 Georgetown, DE 19947 Gregory Fuller Sr. Register of Wills 8/6/3tc
Estate of Yvonne Frances Coleman, Deceased. Notice is hereby given that Letters of Administration upon the estate of Yvonnne Frances Coleman who departed this life on the 19th day of June, A.D. 2009 late of Seaford, DE were duly granted unto kimberly Malone on the 20th day of July, A.D. 2009, and all persons indebted to the said deceased are required to make payments to the said Administratrix without delay, and all persons having demands against the deceased are required to exhibit and present the same duly probated to the said Administratrix on or before the 19th day of February, A.D. 2010 or abide by the law in this behalf. Administratrix: kimberly Malone 3501 Woodhaven Rd., Unit 620 Philadelphia PA 19154 Gregory Fuller Sr. Register of Wills 7/30/3tc
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PAGE 35 SHERIFF SALE
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: Lot 88 Phase 1 in the Subdivision known as “HERITAGE SHORES” Town of Bridgeville, recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, Northwest Fork Hundred, State of Delaware recorded at Plat Book 88, Page 6 in Revised Plat by McCrone Engineering & Environmental Sciences, filed on September 17, 2004. BEING the same lands and premises which U.S. Home Corporation, by Deed dated October 31,2005 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County and State of Delaware, in Deed Book 3229, Page 47, and re-recorded in Deed Book 3271 and 230, did grant and convey unto Grace Angelier. Tax Parcel: 1-31-14.00136.00 Property Address: 106 Will’s Island Drive, Bridgeville, DE 19933 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Pur-
chaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of GRACE ANGELIER and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: ALL THAT certain lot, piece or parcel of land lying and being situate in Nanticoke Hundred, Sussex County, in the State of Delaware, being known and designated as Lot 594E3, Parcel “C”, Newberg Lots, as shown on a survey prepared by Coast Survey, Inc., registered surveyors, dated August 6, 1992 lying on the Southeasterly right of way line of County Road #594 adjoining Lot #594E-2 and also lands now or formerly of Adison Tatman and Thurman Adams, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: BEGINNING at a point on the southeast right of way line of County Road #594 (50 feet wide) a corner for this lot and being the front point of a new line dividing the original lot in half and being located 936 feet more or less northeast from the extension of the centerline of County road #602; thence continuing with said right of way line along a curve to the left having a radius of 3,113.45; an arc distance of 164.20 feet (Chord =North 31 degrees 36 minutes 29 seconds East, 164.18 feet) to an iron pipe set; thence leaving said right of way line and with Lot #594-E-2 (Parcel “B”) South 72 degrees 36 minutes 24 seconds East, 150 feet to an iron pipe set and continuing with same bearing 402.53 feet, a total of 552.53 feet, to a point in the center of Gum Branch Ditch; thence with said ditch South 34 degrees 39 minutes 43 seconds West 251.31 feet to a point; thence leaving said ditch and with the aforesaid new line dividing the original lot in half, North 63 degrees 44 minutes 33 seconds West 524.51 feet to the point of beginning, be See LEGALS—page 36
PAGE 36 LEGALS - from Page 35 the contents thereof what they may. AND BEING the same lands and premises conveyed unto Dennis A. Collins by deed of Dennis A. Collins and Heather K. Collins f/k/a Heather K. Joseph, dated September 14, 2005 and of record in the office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Sussex County and State of Delaware in Deed Book 3205, Page 188. Tax Parcel: 4-30-10.0020.01 Property Address: 14461 Oak Road, Greenwood, DE 19950 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of DENNIS A. COLLINS and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hun-
dred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: ALL that certain lot, piece or parcel of land situate in the County of Sussex, State of Delaware and being more particularly known and designated as Lot 4 as shown on a Plot prepared by Kercher Engineering, Inc., dated December 9, 2004 and filed for record in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, Georgetown, Delaware in Plot Book 101, Page 40, reference thereto being had and will more fully and at large appear. AND BEING the same lands and premises which Dickerson, Inc., by deed dated August 30, 2007 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Sussex County, Delaware did grant and convey unto BARBARA L. DICKERSON. Tax Parcel: 4-30-16.0021.11 Property Address: 12427 Redden Road, Bridgeville, DE Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of BARBARA L. DICKERSON and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
MORNING STAR SHERIFF SALE
• AUGUST 13 - 19, 2009
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: ALL that certain tract, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Seaford Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware, more particularly bounded and described as follows, to wit: BEGINNING at a concrete marker on the southerly right-of-way of Delaware Route 20, said highway having a right-of-way of 60 feet, said corner also being the northwesterly comer of lands of Douglas Miller, thence with the Miller lands South 03 degrees 25 minutes 41 seconds East, 229.09 feet to another concrete marker, a comer for these lands and lands now or formerly of Eugene Thackara, thence with the lands of Thackara, South 86 degrees 34 minutes 19 seconds West, 100.00 feet to a concrete marker on the line of lands and a comer now or formerly of Joseph Koski, thence with the Koski lands South 86 degrees 34 minutes 19 seconds West, 100.00 feet to an iron pipe found, thence running with the lands now or formerly of Robert Reed, North 03 degrees 25 minutes 41 seconds West, 230.00 feet to a concrete marker on the right-of-way of Delaware Route 20, thence with the right-of-way of said road North 86 degrees 34 minutes 19 seconds East, 98.00 feet to a point of curvature with a curve to the right with a Delta of 1 degree 01 minute 36 seconds and a Radius of 5694.64 feet and a chord bearing of North 87 degrees 05 minutes 07 seconds East and a distance of 102.00 feet home to the point and place of beginning as surveyed by John L. Conner and Associates, Land Surveyors. AND BEING the same lands and premises which Scott Brendon Lafayette and Harold Lafayette by deed dated July 19, 2006 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Sussex County, Delaware in Deed Record 3347, Page 259 did grant and convey unto SCOTT BRENDON LAFAYETTE, in fee. Tax Parcel: 5-31-12.0076.02 Property Address: 4480
Stein Highway, Seaford, DE Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of SCOTT BRENDON LAFAYETTE and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: ALL that certain lot, piece and parcel of land, situate, lying and being in Northwest Fork Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware, and more particularly described as follows, to wit: BEGINNING at a concrete monument set on the westerly side of Sussex County Road 585, being a corner for these lands and lands now or formerly of Nora M. Marvil, and being
0.45 miles more or less in a northerly direction from Road 32; thence north 79 degrees 30 minutes 00 seconds west a distance of 21 0.00 feet to a pipe set, being a corner for these lands, lands now or formerly of Nora M. Marvil and lands nor or formerly of Dalton B. Pratt; thence north 10 degrees 49 minutes 38 seconds west a distance of 197.81 feet to a pipe set, being a corner for these lands and lands now or formerly of Dalton B. Pratt; thence north 79 degrees 10 minutes 22 seconds east a distance of 183.97 feet to a pipe set at the westerly side of Sussex County Road 585 aforesaid; thence south 10 degrees 49 minutes 38 seconds east a distance of 122.99 feet to a point; thence with a curve south 15 degrees 50 minutes 27 seconds east a chord distance of 152.64 feet back to the concrete monument marking the place of beginning, said to contain 1.000 acres of land, more or less, as shown on the plot prepared from a survey made by Miller-Lewis, Inc., in July 1980, a copy of which is attached to and made a part of this deed. BEING the same lands and premises which Dalton B. Pratt and Gabby G. Pratt, by Deed dated August 8, 1980, and recorded in the Office for the Recording of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, Delaware, in Deed Book 1019, Page 38, did grant and convey unto Jeffrey C. Passwaters and Kay N. Passwaters, in fee. Tax Parcel: 5-30-9.0035.01 Property Address: 12986 Woodbridge Road, Greenwood, DE 19950 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax
is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of JEFFREY C. & KAY N. PASSWATERS and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: ALL that certain lot, tract, piece and parcel of land and being situate in City of Seaford, Seaford Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, being part of Lots 159 and 160 of Nanticoke City, and more particularly described in a recent survey by Brad A. Temple, Professional Land Surveyor, dated May 30, 1995, attached hereto and made a part hereof, as follows, to-wit: BEGINNING at an iron rebar set in the westerly right-of-way of Walnut Street; said iron rebar set marking a common corner for the lands herein and the remaining portion of Lot 159; thence running along and with the right-of-way of Walnut Street South 12 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East 100.00 feet to a set iron rebar; thence turning and running along and with the line of lands herein and with the northerly right-of-way of Harrington Street South 78 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West 75.00 feet to a set iron rebar; thence turning and running along and with the line of lands herein North 12 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West 100.00 feet to a set iron rebar, said set iron rebar marking a common comer for the lands herein and the remaining portion of lot 160; thence turning and running along and with the line of lands See LEGALS—page 37
MORNING STAR LEGALS - from Page 36 herein and Lots 160 and 159 North 78 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East 75.00 feet home to the point and place of BEGINNING. BEING the same land and premises that Abbott and Abbott Construction, Inc. by deed dated June 9, 1995 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Sussex County, State of Delaware, in Deed Book 2055, Page 294, did grant and convey unto Keith H. Hubbard and Deborah J. Hubbard, in fee. Tax Parcel: 5-31-13.10134.10 Property Address: 410 Harrington Street, Seaford, DE 19973 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of KEITH H. & DEBORAH J. HUBBARD and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter
At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: ALL that certain lot piece and parcel of land, situate, lying and being in the Town of Seaford, County of Sussex and State of Delaware and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: BEGINNING at an iron stob at the intersection of Shipley Street and Juniper Street in said town; thence by and with Juniper Street, South 79 degrees 33 minutes West, 185 feet to an iron spike at the curb base on Juniper Street, a corner for this lot and lands of W.R. Breasure; thence by and with these lands and lands of said W.R. Breasure, South 12 degrees 00 minutes East, 95 feet to a pipe, a comer for this lot and lands of Albert E. Rosenbauer thence by and with these lands and lands of said Rosenbauer, North 79 degrees 30 minutes East 175 feet to an iron stob on the southwesterly side of Shipley Street; thence by and with the sidewalk of Shipley Street, North 12 degrees 00 minutes West 49.80 feet to the iron spike, the place of beginning. Be the contents thereof what they may. Tax Parcel: 5-31-13.1025.00 Property Address: 218 North Shipley Street, Seaford, DE 19973 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be
• AUGUST 13 - 19, 2009
refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of JOANNE WESCOTT and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: All that certain piece and parcel of land being known as part of Lots 43 and 44 of “NANTICOKE CITY” situated In the City of Seaford, Little Creek Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, and as shown on survey of Temple-Sellers, Inc., dated June 21, 2005 and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a pipe found at a corner for these lands and those of Chas. S. Lankford and on the northerly side of Harrington Street; thence with Harrington Street South 78’ 0’ 00” West a distance of 75.00 feet to a rebar found; thence with Maple Street North 12” 00’ 00” West a distance of 100.20 feet to a rebar found thence with lands of Heritage Investment Properties, Inc., North 78’ 00’ 00” East a distance of 75.00 feet to a rebar found; thence with lands of Lankford South 12’ 00’ 00” East a distance of 100.20 feet home to the point and place of beginning, and containing 7,515 square feet, more or less. Tax Parcel: 5-31-13.10156.00 Property Address: Not Available Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid
on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of RICHARD A. ASHBY and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN LOT, piece and parcel of land situate, lying and being in Nanticoke Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware, being known and designated as LOT ONE (1), ABINGTON LAKE, more fully shown on the subdivision plot of record in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County Georgetown, Delaware, in Plot Book 86, page 81, together with any and all improvements located thereon, together with access via the 50-foot rightof-way shown in Plot Book 86, page 81. This property is located in the vicinity of land used primarily for agricultural purposes on which normal agricultural uses and activities have been afforded the highest priority use status. It can be anticipated that such agricultural uses and activities may now or in the future involve noise, dust, manure and other odors, the use of agricultural chemicals and nighttime farm operations.
PAGE 37 The use and enjoyment of this property is expressly conditioned on acceptance of any annoyance or inconvenience which may result from such normal agricultural uses and activities. SUBJECT to any and all restrictions, reservations, conditions, easements and agreements of record in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, Delaware. 3. Street Address of Property: Lot 1, Abington Lake, Seaford, Delaware 19973 (26827 Adams Road, Seaford, Delaware 19973) Lot 1, Abington Lake, Seaford, Delaware 19973 (26819 Adams Road, Seaford, Delaware 19973) Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Sussex County Deed Record Book 3029, Page 77 Tax Parcel: 2-31-21.0016.04 Property Address: Lot 1, Abington Lake, Seaford, DE 19973 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of JOSEPH W. & KIRSTEN K. ROBINSON and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: ALL that certain lot, piece or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex County, and State of Delaware, more particularly described according to a survey prepared by Thomas a. Temple, dated September 25, 1997, as follows, to wit: BEGINNING at an iron marker found on the easterly right of way line of U.S. Route No. 13, North bound lane, at a point located 51.0 feet east from the easterly edge of the pavement, being a common corner for this lot and Lands of William Squillante; thence, by and with the easterly right of way line of U.S. Route No. 13, North bound lane, North 18 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West, 100.00 feet to a pipe found marking a common corner for this lot and Lands of Anthony P. LeCompte; thence, by and with Lands of Anthony P. LeCompte, North 72 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East, 200.00 feet to an iron rebar marking a common corner for this lot, Lands of Anthony P. LeCompte, and on line of Lands of Robert Howard; thence, by and with Lands of Robert Howard, South 18 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East, 100.00 feet to an iron rebar found marking a common corner for this lot and Lands of William Squillante; thence, by and with Lands of William Squillante, South 72 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West, 200.00 feet, home to the point and place of Beginning, containing 20,000 square feet of land, more or less, with all improvements located thereon. BEING the same lands and premises which Peter A. Wedderien, by Deed dated August 28, 2002 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County and State of Delaware, in Deed Book-2744, Page 203, did grant and convey title unto Alan S. Collins, Jr. and Angela M. Collins. Tax Parcel: 2-32-12.00132.02 Property Address: 30661 Sussex Highway, Laurel, DE 19956 See LEGALS—page 38
PAGE 38 LEGALS - from Page 37 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of ANGELA M. & ALAN S. COLLINS, JR. and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: ALL that certain piece, parcel and lot of land lying and being situate in Nanticoke Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware, and being part of a larger tract of lands originally owned by Lewis J. Swartzentruber and Naomi Swartzentruber, his wife, which larger tract was located generally North 3,300 feet more or less from the road from Greenwood to Owens Station and which larger tract was originally
MORNING STAR bounded on the North by a private road which separated these lands from lands now or formerly of Laban Swartzentruber, on the South by lands now or formerly of Harold Mervine, on the West by a ditch that separated these lands from the lands now or formerly of Mark Swartzentruber, and on the East by lands now or formerly of Mark and Eli Swartzentruber, and being more particularly described as follows: BEING the same lands and premises which John M. Swartzentruber, Sr. and Marjorie G. Swartzentruber, his wife, by Indenture dated February 20, 2002, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Sussex County, in Deed Book 02679, Page 342, did grant and convey unto John M. Swartzentruber, Jr., party in fee. Tax Parcel: 4-30-5.0066.00 Property Address: 6.66 acres of unimproved land, situate north of the road from Greenwood to Owens Station, also known as tax parcel no. 4-30-5.00-66.00, Kent County, Delaware. Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of
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JOHN M. SWARTZENTRUBER, JR. and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: For All That Certain Piece, Parcel, Lot, Or Tract Of Land Designated County District Parcel 5-30 10.0077.00, Addressed And Known 63 Duck Creek Lane, Being Lot 63 As Shown On A Record Major Land Development Plan: Recorded In And For Sussex County In Record Plot Book 59 Page 209 For The Subdivision Lots Of The Cove, Phase I, Situated North West Fork Hundred, Sussex County, The First State: Delaware, Being More Particularly Located And Ascertained By The Following Metes And Bounds Description, Written By The P.E.L.S.A. Company, Inc., Land Consultants And Surveyors In Accordance With The Location Given For Lot 63, As Shown On Said Record Plan Above, Thus. Bounded And Described, To Wit: Beginning At A Point And Place Situate In The Westerly Side Duck Creek Lane (50.00 Feet Wide R.O.W.) Located At A Common Corner In The Division Line For Lots 63 And 64, Being Found The Following Single (1) Line And Course From The Easterly End Of A 25.00 Feet Radius Junction Curve Joining At Its Westerly End With The Southeasterly Side Cart Branch Circle (50.00 Feet Wide R.O.W.): Along An Arc Of Curve Turning Right On A Radius Of 495.00 Feet: Delta 06 Degrees 58 Minutes 00 Seconds - Arc Length 60.18 Feet To The Point And Place Of Beginning; Thence, Commencing From And Leaving Said Place Of Beginning And Running Along Said Westerly Side DI Ck Creek Lane Along An Arc Of Curve Turning Right On A Radius Of 495.00 Feet: Delta 09 Degrees 42 Minutes 09 Seconds - Arc Length 83.83 Feet To A Point; Thence, Along The Division Line For Lois 63 And62 South 57 Degrees 30 Minutes 06 Seconds West 100.00 Feet To A Point: Thence, Along The Division Line For Lots 63 And 54 Along An Arc Of Curve Turning Left On
A Radius Of 395.00 Fee 1 “: Delta 09 Degrees 42 Minutes 09 Seconds - Arc Length 66.89 Feet To A Point: Thence, Along Aforesaid Division Line For Lots 63 And 64 North 47 Degrees 47 Minutes 55 Seconds East 100.00 Feet To Aforesaid Westerly Side Duck Creek Lane To The First Mentioned Point And Place Of Beginning. The Area Contained Herein Being 0.173 Acres Of Land, Be They The Same, More Or Less. Recorder Of Deeds Being the same lands and premises which Debbie L. May and Robert L. May, Jr. did grant and convey unto Michael B. Workman and Marie Workman by deed dated December 16, 2005 and recorded on February 3, 2006 in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, State of Delaware, in Deed Book 03267 Page 175. Tax Parcel: 5-30-10.0077.00 Property Address: 63 Duck Creek Lane, Greenwood, DE 19950 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of MICHAEL B. & LISA MARIE WORKMAN and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: All that certain lot, piece or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware and being more particularly bounded and described as follows, to wit: Beginning at a stake located among the Southeasterly right of way line of Road No. 468 leading from Laurel and Concord, a corner for this lot and lot designated as Lot 3; thence along said Road 468 Southwest 39 degrees 25’ 12” 125 feet to a concrete marker; a corner for this lot and lot 5; thence along lot 5, Southeast 50 degrees 35’ 200 feet to a concrete monument and lands now or formerly of Lloyd J. Brittingham; thence along Brittingham lands Northeast 39 degrees 25’ 125 feet to a concrete monument and the lot designated as lot 3; thence with the said lot 3 Northwest 50 degrees 35’ 200 feet back to the place of Beginning, as shown on a survey made by Harold J. Cook in May, 1974 and designated thereon as Lot No.4, Section B. Parce1# 1-32-12.00-131.03 Being the same lands and premises which John Theodore Blades and Beverly B. Blades, did grant and convey unto Roger Anthony Winston, by deed dated July 28,2000 and recorded on August 1,2000 in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, State of Delaware, in Deed Book 2507 at Page 304. Tax Parcel: 1-31-12.00131.03 Property Address: 28745 Discount Land Road, Laurel, DE 19956 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009
and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of ROGER ANTHONY WINSTON and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: All that certain lot, piece and parcel of land situate, lying and being in the Town of Blades, Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at a pipe located on the southerly rightof-way of East Third Street, Town of Blades, said pipe being 523.5 feet, more or less, East of the intersection of East Third Street and Cannon Street; thence by and with the Southerly rightof-way of East Third Street, South 89 degrees 45 minutes East 112.5 feet to a pipe; thence, South 00 degrees 14 minutes West 101.62 feet to a pipe; thence, South 89 degrees 31 minutes 37 seconds West 112.51 feet to a pipe; thence, North 00 degrees 14 minutes East 103.4 feet to a pipe marking the point and place of beginning, said to contain 11,513 square feet, more or less, as shown on a survey prepared by Thomas A. Temple, Jr. dated October 1987. Being the same lands and premises which Mary F. Reed did grant and conSee LEGALS—page 39
MORNING STAR LEGALS - from Page 38 vey unto Ralph Smack and Tawanda Jenkins by deed dated November 30,2007 and recorded on December 11, 2007 in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, State of Delaware, in Deed Book 03529 Page 279 Tax Parcel: 1-32-1.15205.00 Property Address: 213 East Third Street Blades, Seaford, DE 19973 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in
execution the property of RALPH SMACK & TAWANDA JENKINS and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: All that lot, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Little Creek Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware, being designated and distinguished as Lot No. 35, Phase II as shown on the plat of Meadow Stream Farms, prepared by Lowenstein, Soule’ and Associates, Inc., and filed in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds at Georgetown, Delaware in Plat Book No. 39, Page 335 and Plat Book No. 54 Page 204 as reference thereto being had will more fully and at large appear. It being the same land described in a Deed from James M. Taylor, Jr. to Robert L. Hall and Lindy J. Hall, his wife, dated February 13, 1998 and recorded in Book 2266, page 193 of the Land Records of Sussex County, Delaware. Being the same land conveyed from Robert L. Hall and Lindy J. Hall, his wife to M. Renee Jones, sole owner, bearing even date and recorded simultaneously herewith. Being the same lands and premises which Robert L. Hall and Lindy J. Hall did grant and convey unto M. Renee Jones deed dated 10/19/2000 and recorded 10/27/2000 Office of the
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Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, State of Delaware, in Deed Record BK02533PG202. Tax Parcel: 5-32-19.0098.00 Property Address: 51235 Line Road, Delmar, DE 19930 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of MILLIE RENEE JONES AKA M. RENEE JONES and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
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By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: All that lot, piece or parcel of land situated, lying and being in the Town of Laurel, Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware and lying on the cast side of Brooklyn Avenue in said town, adjoining lands of Evelyn J. Hastings and Lot No.2, Beginning at a concrete post on the cast side of the sidewalk of Brooklyn Avenue and at a corner of the Evelyn J. Hastings land and run from thence an interior angle from Brooklyn Avenue of 89 degrees 10 minutes in an eastern direction 180 feet to Brooklyn Avenue, from thence with the east side of the pavement on Brooklyn Avenue, northwest 20 3/4 degrees 60 feet to the concrete post and place of beginning said to contain 10,440 square feet of land, be it the same more or less with improvements thereon. It being Lot No. 1 as surveyed by Harold L. Cook in August 1946. Being the same lands and premises which Mark D. Lowe and Michael Lowe did grant and convey unto Mark D. Lowe by deed dated 7/23/2004 and recorded 9/8/2004 Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County. State of Delaware, in Deed Record BK03031PG293. Tax Parcel: 2-32-12.1963 Property Address: 128 Brooklyn Avenue, Laurel, DE 19956 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by
PAGE 39 the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of MARK D. LOWE and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 At 9:30 A.M. & Thereafter At the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, West Complex, 22215 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Delaware, Georgetown Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, the following described real estate to wit: All that certain tract, piece and parcel of land with improvements, thereon situate, lying and being in Little Creek Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware being more particularly bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a concrete monument in the southeasterly right of way line of County Road 493; thence from said point of beginning along a line between these lands and lands now or formerly of R.F. Callawat south 52 degrees 16 minutes 02 seconds east 205.97 feet to a marked pine tree; thence continuing along a line between these lands and lands now or formerly of R.P. Callaway south 52 degrees 16 minutes 02 seconds east 5 feet, more or less, to the water line of the Fortsville Mill Pond; thence with the water line of the Fortsville Mill Road to a cedar post, which post is South 01 degrees 23 minutes 18 seconds west 114.10 feet from the last mentioned marked pine tree; thence continuing with the Fortsville Mill Pond water line in generally southwesterly direction to a point which point is south 22 degrees 44 minutes 26 seconds west 150.09- feet along a tie line from the
last mentioned cedar post; thence along a line between these lands and lands now or formerly of Daniel Defelice north 62 degrees 15 minutes 39 seconds west 340.00 feet to a rebar set in the southeasterly right of way line of County Road 493 at a corner for these lands and lands now or formerly of Daniel Defelice; thence by and with the southeasterly right of way line of County Road 493 north 42 degrees 04 minutes 00 seconds east 296.74 feet to the point and place of beginning. Being the same lands and premises which Paula A. Moore, did grant and convey unto Stephen J. Moore, by deed dated July 23, 2002 and recorded on July 26,2002 in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, State of Delaware, in Deed Book 02733 at Page 055. Tax Parcel: 4-32-3.008.00 Property Address: 31197 Mount Pleasant Road, Laurel, DE 19956 Registration is required for all bidders prior to sale. A $4,000.00 deposit (Cash or Cashiers/certified check payable to Sheriff of Sussex County) and valid driver’s license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 20 percent of the purchase money will be demanded on day of sale (The $4,000.00 Bidder Registration Fee will be credited to the 20% deposit). Cash, Certified Check or Cashier’s Check, is required. The balance is to be paid on or before September 21, 2009. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on September 25, 2009 and also subject to a 1 1/2 percent Delaware Realty Transfer Tax; 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Also subject to 1 1/2 percent Sussex County Realty Tax, 3/4 percent to be paid by the Seller and 3/4 percent to be paid by the Purchaser. Any further Transfer Tax is the responsibility of the Purchaser. The Purchaser will be required to pay the cost of the deed; a $200.00 deposit will be collected at the time of sale and will be refunded if a proper deed is presented to the Sheriff’s Office within Forty-Five days of confirmation. If the Purchaser fails to comply with these terms the percentum paid at the time of sale will be forfeited. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of STEPHEN J. MOORE and will be sold by Eric D. Swanson, Sheriff 8/6/2tc
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Willin,Dreiling marry in Seaford Maria Faith Willin of Seaford and Michael Scott Dreiling of Richmond, Va., were married on April 18, 2009, at Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford. The bride is the daughter of R.C. and Faith Willin of Seaford. The bridegroom is the son of Paul and Becky Dreiling of Asuncion, Paraguay. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Sparky Pritchard. Matron of honor was Jen Willin of Seaford, sister-inlaw of the bride; Maid of honor: Teal McGarvey of Boston, Mass., friend of the bride; Hope Hall of Seaford, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids: Christie Herndon of Malibu, Calif., cousin of the bride, Caitlin Massie of Toono,
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Smith’s celebrate 60 years Arnold and Evelyn Smith will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 15. Arnold and Evelyn are the founders of Smith’s Used Cars and Smith’s Family Restaurant. We are thankful and rejoice for the 60 years the Lord has given to them. This picture was taken in 2006, two weeks prior to Evelyn’s automobile accident that left her disabled. There will be an open house to celebrate this very special occasion on Saturday, Aug. I5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 24678 Asbury Road, Georgetown (home behind Smith’s Used Cars). Everyone is welcome to stop by or send them a card. Call 8562617 for directions.
Va., cousin of the bride; Heather Raboin of Chatanooga, Tenn., sister of the groom; Ashley Theis of Charlotte, N.C., friend of the bride. Flower girl was Acadia Massie of Williamsburg, Va., cousin of the bride. Best Man: was Jonathan Dreiling of Blacksburg, Va., brother of the groom. Groomsmen are: David Abell of Richmond, Va., friend of the groom; Matthew Anthony of Richmond, Va., friend of the groom; Michael Feiler of Montpelier, Va., friend of the groom; Eric Schroeder of Blacksburg, Va., friend of the groom; Andrew Stube of Richmond, Va., friend of the groom; Chad Willin of Seaford, brother of the
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bride. Ring bearer: Jack Willin of Seaford, nephew of the bride. A reception was held at Heritage Shores, Bridgeville. Bride’s education: B.A. from Salisbury University, Salisbury, Md. in Interpersonal Communications. The bride is employed as a therapy tech. at Richmond Children’s Hospital, Petersburg Therapy Center, Petersburg, Va. The Bridegroom’s Education: B.S. from Virginia Tech in Civil Engineering, Blacksburg, Va. He is employed as a civil engineer at Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP of Richmond, Va. Since their return from a honeymoon in St. Lucia they are living in Richmond, Va.
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The Laurel Senior League softball team throws out roosters to the crowd as it takes part in the World opening ceremony last Sunday in Roxana. Photo by Mike McClure
District III rallies to top USA East, 2-1, in World Series opener
Kelsey Oliphant smashes game-tying home run By Mike McClure The Laurel Senior League softball team opened the Senior League World Series with a 2-1 win over USA East in a pitcher’s duel on Sunday, but it wasn’t easy. The District III champs were held hitless through the first five innings before Kelsey Oliphant led off the sixth with a solo home run. Brooke Evans added an infield hit before scoring the winning run on a wild pitch. Laurel hurler Stephanie Wheatley struck out eight and allowed one run on two hits in seven innings for the win. “They had me on my toes. I knew I had to work all of my pitches to get on top of them,” Wheatley said. “The sixth inning was the greatest feeling ever. When Kelsey hit that home run I knew we were going to take care of that (the game).” USA East (Haverstraw, N.Y. ) pitcher Krystn Benson was equally impressive as she allowed two runs on two hits and struck out 10 in six innings in the loss. She also walked six batters. “The girl (Benson) pitched a great game. It looked like we got down on ourselves a little,” said Laurel manager Jeff Evans. “The young players got a taste of the World Series.” Each pitcher retired the side in order and struck out a pair in the first inning. USA East put a pair of runners on base in the top of the second when Destiney
Jones walked and Benson was hit by a pitch. Tiffany Alliano reached on a fielder’s choice as District III shortstop Yanni Davis threw to third baseman Mariah Dickerson for the force at third. Wheatley recorded two more strikeouts to end the threat. Benson sent Laurel down in order in the second, recording two more strikeouts. Mariah Dickerson drew a walk in the top of the third, giving Laurel its first base runner of the game. Pinch runner Logan Green moved up on a passed ball and Kelsey Oliphant walked, but Benson was able to throw Brooke Evans out at first after fielding a slap hit in front of the mound. USA East got on the board in the top of the fourth as Jones hit a one out single and Benson tripled her in for the first run of the game. Wheatley struck out two more batters to keep her team within a run. Wheatley fielded three comebackers and threw to first baseman Jenna Cahall to retire the side in the top of the sixth. Kelsey Oliphant ended Benson’s no-hit and shutout bid with a leadoff home run in the bottom of the inning to knot the score at 1-1. “If anybody was going to tie the game with a home run it was Kelsey Oliphant. She’s been doing it all year,” Evans said. District III was not done. Brooke Evans reached first on a slap hit, went to
SOCCER CAMPS- Shown (clockwise from top left): Luke Metzner learns how to play soccer at the NYSA Tiny Tot soccer clinic in Seaford; Laura Tatman learns soccer foot skills; Evan Metzner gets into the action; and Briaunna Backus shows her soccer kick in the Kinder Kicks 4-6 year old clinic. Photos by Lynn Schofer
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Woodbridge Junior Softball team wins one in Eastern Regionals
The Woodbridge Junior League softball team topped Massachusetts, 13-1, last Sunday for its only win in the first four games in the Eastern Regionals in Albany, N.Y. The District III and state champions lost to New Jersey, 3-0; Pennsylvania, 4-0; and Rhode Island, 4-1.
MITEY MITES- The Seaford Mitey Mite cheerleaders began the season with practice last Tuesday. The squad includes: front row- Evelyn Harbeson, Brittany Hooper, Julia Messick, Areyanna Willis, Charmaya Stanley; second row- Emily Wallach, Alissa Mercie, Cierra Benjamin, Jazmine Morris, Aldaja Cannon, Shaniaya Godwin, Madison Parks, Tianna Willin; third row- Baleigh Lambert, Hayley Higgins, Geosha Harmon, Ronnasia Dickens, and Darrien Bacon. The girls are coached by Rhonda Mercie and Brandy Parks. Photo by Lynn Schofer
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WORLD SERIES- Shown (clockwise from top left) are six of the nine teams competing in the Senior League Softball World Series: The Asia Pacific team from Makati City, Phillipines; The Europe-Middle East-Africa (EMEA) champions from the Kaiserslautern Military Community in Ramstein, Germany ; he USA Central Senior League team of South Bend, Indiana; the USA Southeast team from Damascus, Va.; The USA Southwest Senior League softball team of Calhoun, La.; and the USA East Senior League softball team from Haverstraw, N.Y. See pages 41 and 47 for photos of the other three teams. Photos by Mike McClure
MORNING STAR • AUGUST 13 - 19, 2009
A view from the cheap seats By Mike McClure, Star Sports Editor
Laurel pitcher Stephanie Wheatley makes an underhand toss to first baseman Jenna Cahall during Sunday’s win over USA East. Wheatley struck out eight and allowed one run on two hits in the victory. Photo by Mike McClure
Senior softball continued second on a wild pitch, and scored the go ahead run on a wild pitch. Alexis Oliphant was hit by a pitch and moved to third on the two wild pitches. Cassidy Taylor walked and stole second and Wheatley was intentionally walked to load the bases. Benson recorded a strikeout and induced a popup to keep her team within a run going into the final inning. Wheatley quickly got a pop out and a fly out, but the third out was a little more elusive. After a few close pitches that were called balls by the home plate umpire, Wheatley induced a fly out to end the game and seal her team’s win in the opener. “It (the win) tells you we can battle
back. It says that we’re strong minded. We’re physically and mentally strong,” said Kelsey Oliphant, who said she went to the plate in the sixth inning looking for a base hit. “I’m so proud, they found a way to come back,” Evans added. Oliphant went 1-2 with a run, an RBI, a walk, and the home run while Evans was 1-3 with a run. Wheatley earned the complete game win for Laurel, which is scheduled to be off Monday and Tuesday before returning to action on Wednesday and Thursday (8 p.m.). “She pitched well. She was hitting her spots with the corners,” said Kelsey Oliphant, the team’s catcher.
The District III Senior League softball team of Laurel took a break from practice last week and attended a crab feast hosted by Walt Hearn last Thursday. Luckily, I was invited to this event, and like the players, family members, and other community members, had a great time. A salute to the coaches- Manager Jeff Evans gives a lot of credit to his assistant coaches, Rodney Hearne and Robert Trout, who are each in their third year with him. “They’ve put in a lot of time and have worked hard over the past couple years,” Evans said. Strong core- Ever since he started coaching little league softball, Evans has had the same core of players: Alexis Oliphant, Kelsey Oliphant, Brooke Evans, and Jenna Cahall. He estimated that this group of players has gone 36-10 over the years (going into World Series play. Evans’ team lost to Cape Henlopen in 2005, but a win over Seaford led to big things for the Laurel team as Evans met Ronnie Wheatley, Stephanie’s father. Through that meeting he found out that Ronnie is a Laurel resident, and the rest as they say is history as Stephanie joined the Laurel team and has been playing Little League and high school ball with the girls ever since. All in the family- In a addition to triplets Alexis, Kelsey, and Taylor Oliphant, there are a number of players related to current or past players who competed with District III in the Senior League World Series. There are two pairs of cousins on the current team: Kelsey Willey and Jenna Cahall and Brooke and Courtney Evans. Christyana (Yanni) Davis is the younger sister of Yasmin Davis, who played on the team the previous two years. Also, Mariah Dickerson and the Oliphants have older sisters who played in the first World Series held at Roxana: Miranda Dickerson and Samantha Oli-
phant. DIAA sportsmanship championsThe Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) recently announced 11 schools as state champions in sportsmanship including Sussex Tech (third straight year) and Phillis Wheatley Middle School (Woodbridge School District), which received the honor for the first time and became the first middle school to be honored by DIAA for sportsmanship. Cape Henlopen High School was the only other Sussex County school among the 11 schools that were selected. Still no coaches in Laurel- The Laurel High School varsity field hockey, softball, and football coaches have yet to be named. The football position just recently became available, but the other positions became vacant when Margo Morris stepped down months ago. On Monday, the Laurel School Board held a special meeting during which it rejected Athletic Director Jerry Mears’ recommendations for the field hockey and softball positions. The board voted 3-1 against Jamie Reynolds (field hockey), while there was a lack of a second in the motion to hire Kevin Walmsley (softball). Fall sports practices start Saturday. Quick hits- Laurel Senior League pitcher/outfielder Cassidy Taylor made a sacrifice when she chose to play with the team, she was kicked off of her travel ball team for choosing to help the Laurel team earn its third straight World Series berth. Whitney Toadvine and Erin Johnson were added to the District III team’s roster last week, giving the team a full roster. With Sunday’s win over USA East, District III is now 3-2 against foes from the east in the six years of the tournament in Roxana. The players who are with the team for the third straight year are 3-0 while Laurel is 3-1 against the East in its five years of World Series play.
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Seaford Star summer sports scrapbook
Shown (clockwise from top left) are scenes from the summer sports season: Tyler Banning holds on to his helmet as he reaches first safely during a District III Major League all-star baseball game; Jordan Stanley takes a lead off third base during the Nanticoke Senior League baseball team’s win over Cape in the District III championship; Nanticoke’s Jordan Stanley, Anthony Johnston, Kyle Mister, and Scott Donovan are shown during the District III Senior League baseball tournament’s post game ceremony; Nanticoke catcher Courtney Rementer makes contact with a pitch during her team’s Senior League softball game; the Woodbridge and Laurel Minor League softball all-star teams congratulate each other following the District III championship game; Woodbridge’s Tyler Absher makes contact with a pitch for a triple during a Senior League baseball tournament game; and Nanticoke first baseman Zane Garand makes a grab of a line drive in the District III championship game played in Georgetown. Photos by Lynn Schofer and Mike McClure
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Woodbridge Pop Warner football 2009 schedules
Mitey Mites- 8/29- Berlin at Woodbridge, 9 a.m.; 9/6- Woodbridge at Cape 1, 9 a.m.; 9/12- Delmar at Woodbridge, 9 a.m.; 9/19- Woodbridge at Smyrna, 9 a.m.; 9/26- Woodbridge at Milford, 9 a.m.; 10/3- Woodbridge at Dover; 10/17- Wicomico at Woodbridge, 9 a.m.; 10/24- Laurel at Woodbridge, 9 a.m. Jr. Pee Wee- 8/29- Berlin at Woodbridge, 11 a.m.; 9/6- Woodbridge at Cape 1, 11 a.m.; 9/12- Delmar at Woodbridge, 11 a.m.; 9/19- Woodbridge at Smyrna, 11 a.m.; 9/26- Woodbridge at Milford, 11 a.m.; 10/3- Woodbridge at Dover, 11 a.m.; 10/17Wicomico at Woodbridge, 11 a.m.; 10/24- Laurel at Woodbridge, 11 a.m. Pee Wee- 8/29- Berlin at Woodbridge, 1 p.m.; 9/6- Woodbridge at Cape 1, 1 p.m.; 9/12- Delmar at Woodbridge, 1 p.m.; 9/19- Woodbridge at Smyrna, 1 p.m.; 9/26Woodbridge at Milford, 1 p.m.; 10/3- Woodbridge at Dover, 1 p.m.; 10/17- Wicomico at Woodbridge, 1 p.m.; 10/24- Laurel at Woodbridge, 1 p.m.
Woodbridge Pop Warner looking for Pee Wee players Woodbridge Pop Warner is looking for Pee Wee players. Players must weigh 75100 pounds and be ages 9-12. If interested please call Teresa at 382-9263 or stop by practice which takes place Monday through Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Bring a current physical form, your last report card, and a current picture. Players must have a parent accompany them to sign paperwork. The league is also looking for sponsors and donations.
Derrik Gibson continues to raise average, steal bases POP WARNER- Zaire Carsey-Smith runs the drill for coach Marcus Wright at the first practice of the season for the Seaford Pop Warner Mitey Mites (7-9 year old) football team. The team is looking for young people ages 7-15 to play football this fall. Contact the Boys and Girls Club to register. Photo by Lynn Schofer
Sterling Clough gets first win of season in Super Pro By Charlie Brown
Veteran Sterling Clough of Crisfield was back in victory lane Friday night after capturing the Super Pro “Double Points” final at the U.S. 13 Dragway. Glenn Groton of Salisbury recorded his third win in Pro and Sherell Blake of Delmar, Md., rode to his first win of the year in Pro Bike. Other winners on the night were: Kenny Davis of Seaford in Street; Shawn Luciano of Dagsboro in Bike Trophy; Kody Mariner of Salisbury in Jr. Dragster 1 and Shelby Bireley of Salisbury in Jr. Dragster 2. Clough faced Mike Jones of Salisbury in the all-dragster Super Pro final. Clough was in top form as he hit a .009 reaction light then ran on his dial-in with an 8.075/162.86 on an 8.07 dial for the win. Jones ran a quick 7.623/174.58 on a 7.58 dial. With the win, Clough moved into second in points and Jones took the point lead as Danny Bastianelli went out early and dropped from first to third in the standings. Semi-finalists were Bobby Insley of Crisfield and Bill Blank of Snow Hill. Groton met Robin Lewers of Delmar, Md., in the Pro final. It was all over at the starting line as Lewers had a red light foul and Groton made a full pass of 11.917/115.20 for the win. Semi-finalist was Eric Wessel of Centreville. Sherell Blake rode up against Doug Thomas of Ellendale in the Pro Bike final. Thomas didn’t get staged before the light started down and Blake rode to the win with a 9.205/152.46 on a 9.29 dial. Semi-finalist was Tyrone Dale of Salisbury. Davis had the better reaction and defeated Sean McEntegart in the Street final. Davis ran an 11.593/117.38 in his ’67 Camaro as McEntegart in his ’98 Lincoln broke out with a 14.531/98.69 on a 14.54 dial. In Bike Trophy it was Luciano getting his first win of the year over Michael Taylor of Seaford. Taylor had a red light foul and Luciano ran a 10.963/122.95 on a 10.89 dial for the win. Kody Mariner was paired against Paul Riddle, Jr. in a battle between to two time winners in Jr. Dragster 1. Mariner had the better start and went on to his third win with an 8.965/71.15 on an 8.94 dial. Riddle ran an 8.942/72.38 on an 8.93 dial. In Jr. Dragster 2 it was Bireley looking for her third win against Christian Walston of Crisfield. Walston broke out with a 7.904/83.17 on a 7.92 dial and Bireley got her third victory by running on her dial with a 7.905/81.22 on a 7.90 dial. J e n n i e Davis is shown with Bob Boyd who won an iron in the chipping contest on July 24 at the Seaford Golf and Country Club.
The following are Seaford grad Derrik Gibson’s stats with the Lowell Spinners (through 8/9): 50 for 177, .282, 37 R, 13 2B, 2 3B, 18 RBI, 20 SB, 4 CS
Jamie Mills wins Delaware Modified vs. Late Model feature RESULTS: 30-Lap “Mix & Match” Modified vs. Late Model Feature: 1. JAMIE MILLS; 2. Richard Jarvis Jr; 3. Donald Lingo Jr; 4. Howard O’Neal; 5. Ross Robinson; 6. Mark Pettyjohn; 7. Ray Davis Jr; 8. George Richardson; 9. Craig Ott; 10. Staci Warrington; 11. Dale Hawkins; 12. Kelly Putz; 13. Scott Van Gorder; 14. HJ Bunting; 15. Jeff Brown; 16. Derrike Hill; 17. Kerry King; 18. Dana Walker; 19. Joseph Watson; 20. Bobby Watkins; 21. Matt Jester; 22. David Hill; 23. Chad Clark; 24. Bob Geiger; 25. Jordan Watson; DQ: Eddie Pettyjohn.
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Seaford Bowling Lanes
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High games and series Todd James 286 Jeremy Joseph 795 Nikki James 282 Brenda Montgomery 759
Summer Senior Express
Seaford Lanes 15-9 Magic Markers 14.5-9.5 2 Gal and a Guy 13-11 Curves Chicks 5.5-18.5 High games and series Gerald Sammons 262, 723 Dianna Halpen 271 Ruth McManus 271 Carol Hopkins 742
Wednesday No Tap
Seaford Lanes 38.5-26.5 Bee Movie 37-28 Friendly Rollers 37-28 The Comebacks 33.5-31.5 Nine Pins 31-34 Sandbaggers 31-34 Fuhgedaboudit 30-35 Avery’s 29.5-35.5 B&R 25.5-39.5 Strikers 18-47 High games and series Tim Beers 358, 1,189 Doris Barron 318 Paulette Sammons 1,154
Summer Adult/ Youth Team Dynasty
Road Runners 30.5-21.5 Girlz Rule 29.5-22.5 Fantastic Four 28.5-23.5 Williams Gang 28-24 Whatever 28-24 Pin Busters 25.5-26.6 2 Guys and 2 Brats 25.5-26.5 Destroyers 22-30 Ten Pin Rollers 21.5-30.5 No Names 20-32 Nothin But Trouble14.5-37.5 High games and series Rob Sheren 303 Jerry Wooters 874 Theresa Richey 286, 762 Jerry Wooters 312, 843 Cassie Wooters 296 Autumn Sheren 786
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Special Olympics Delaware summer camp to take place
STAR TEAM OF THE WEEK- The St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church (Delmar, Del.) softball team won the 2009 Wicomico Christian Softball League Division C championship and playoff championship with a 21-20 win over Oak Ridge Baptist. Shown (l to r) is the team: back row: Roger Hearn, Ben Hagar, Scotty Wroten, Chris Lehman, Spencer Fothergill; front row: Jolene Cross-Morris, David Hovatter, Don Cropper ( Christian Athlete of the Year) , Matthew Jenkins , Tina Lehman, Steve Wroten, Mat Hearn. Not pictured are: Brian Hearn, Jackie Hearn, Jim Gijanto, Mark Naugle, Harold Mahoney, Chad Carpenter and Rev. Marsha Carpenter. Send your team photo to email@example.com to be a Star Team of the Week.
The SGCC. Gator swim Team held its end of season award ceremony last Sunday with a Luau pool party and live music by Chowderfoot. The team had a very successful season with 16 out of 42 swimmers qualifying for the DSA championships. The team also gave out the John Hollis and Arnold Smart awards. Abby Genshaw, a first time swimmer for the Gators, was the recipient of the John Hollis Award and Ariella Anthony was the recipient of the Arnold Smart Award. Hollis and Smart were the pioneers in building the SGCC pool and starting the Gator swim team 35 years ago with John Hollis as a long time and highly successful coach of the team.
Over 65 Special Olympics Delaware athletes and 25 volunteers will attend the ninth annual Special Olympics Delaware summer camp, held at Camp Barnes, near Bethany Beach, Aug. 15-17. Summer camp is one of the most anticipated events of the summer for Special Olympics athletes of all ages and abilities, who travel from all areas of the state to attend. Campers will participate in several traditional camp activities- fishing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and crafts- while enjoying the opportunity to reacquaint with and meet friends during the overnight camp experience.
Delaware Magic softball tryouts to take place this weekend The Delaware Magic softball teams will hold tryouts on Sunday, Aug. 16 at St. Thomas More Academy which is located at 133 Thomas Moore Drive in Magnolia. The player fee is $500. Registration for the 10U/12U teams will take place at 9 a.m. with tryouts from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Catchers and pitchers tryouts will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Registration for 14U through 18U will be held at noon with tryouts from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Catchers and pitchers tryouts will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. If you are unable to make this day please call and schedule an appointment. Any questions should be directed to Bill McGinness at 302-249-0424 or billmcginness@ comcast.net or Charlie Neal at 302-353-6786 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diamond State Swoop 18U to hold open tryouts Aug. 16
The Diamond State Swoop 18U team will hold open tryouts at the Martin O’Neal farm in Laurel on Sunday, Aug. 16 at 2 p.m. with signups beginning at 1:30 p.m. There will be two 18U teams holding tryouts simultaneously, one will be a rising 18U team from the 16U ranks and the second will be an existing 18U team. Participants will be able to try out for either team or both. The tryouts will fill open positions on each team. If you have any questions please call Mike Riggleman (rising 18U) at 302-629-9758 or Anthony Turner (existing 18U) at 302-743-0765.
Eastern Shore Lady Cats to hold fast pitch softball tryouts The Eastern Shore Lady Cats will hold fast pitch softball tryouts on the following dates: Saturday, Aug. 15- 10U- 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., 14U and 16U- 1-3 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 16- 14U and 16 U- 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 10U- 1-3 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 23- 10U- noon-2 p.m., 14U and 16U- 2-4 p.m. All positions are open for tryouts, which will take place at the Mason-Dixon complex in Delmar, Md. Pitchers and catchers need to stay an extra half hour. Players should arrive 30 minutes prior to tryouts to register. For more information on tryouts or to schedule an individual tryout, call J.T. Wheatley at 443-614-1773 or e-mail email@example.com.
Thunder Dawgs baseball tryouts to be held starting Aug. 23
The 2010 Thunder Dawgs baseball club will be holding tryouts for the following divisions: 9U-10U-11U-12U. Try-out dates are as follows: Sunday, August 23 and Sunday, August 30, at the Laurel Little League complex. Registration will start at 10 a.m. If anyone is interested call Glenn Phillips Jr. at 302-236-1249.
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Pictured here are the SGCC swimmers who participated in the DSA championships on August 1. With only nine swimmers out of 16 attending, the team earned 320 points ranking the Gators fourth in their division. Pictured (l to r) are: back rowAriella Anthony, third place 12U IM and fourth in the butterfly; Spencer Noel, first in the 18 U IM, Breast, and Freestyle; Gabby Alicea, third in the 12U Freestyle; front row- Dominic Anthony, third 8U butterfly and fourth in the freestyle; Hailey Merritt, sixth 8U butterfly and fourth in the breast and freestyle; Hannah Merritt, second in the 8U back and fifth in the free; Jenna Beard, second 8U breast, seventh in the back, and ninth in free; and Claudia Carey, first 8U back, second free, and fourth fly. Missing from picture is Hailey Parks, first in the 12U back, fifth in the fly, and second in the IM. The 8U girls medley relay of Hannah Merritt, Jenna Beard, Carey, and Hailey Merritt-Free won first place in their division and placed sixth overall in the DSA championships. Also pictured above (front row right) is nine year old Sydney Beard who did not swim an individual race at championships but was asked to swim up to the girls 12U 200 meter freestyle relay . The team of Sydney Beard, Anthony, Alicea, and Parks placed second in their division and 10th overall .
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The Latin American team from Maunabo, Puerto Rico makes its way to the field during Sunday’s Senior League Softball World Series opening ceremony. Photo by McClure
The USA West team from Butte, Mont., is shown during last weekend’s ceremony at the Lower Sussex Little League complex. Photo by Mike McClure
“This is truly a World Series. We have international teams as well as our own teams (U.S.),” District III Director Martin Donovan told the crowd during the Senior League Softball World Series opening ceremony on Sunday. “We couldn’t do this World Series without our volunteers. It takes a lot of people to run this event.”Photo by Mike McClure
Little League President and CEO Steve Keener speaks during the Senior League Softball World Series opening ceremony last weekend. Photo by Mike McClure
Over 400 high school field hockey players will be in Seaford Aug. 22
Twenty four high school field hockey teams from all over Delmarva will converge on Seaford High School on Saturday, Aug. 22 to compete in what has become the best pre-season hockey play day event on Delmarva. Games in the sixth annual event will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. at the Seaford High School athletic complex on Virginia Avenue. The day long event will feature 72 games on six adjacent fields all within walking distance. Each team will face six different opponents. Admission to the games is free to all spectators and concessions will be available. Spectators can expect to see some of the best field hockey teams in Delaware and Maryland compete in head to head competition. Each squad will be bringing their all-state and all-conference players to participate. This year’s event has a great showing of Delaware teams including: Caesar Rodney, Delmarva Christian, Seaford, Sussex Tech, Dover, Cape Henlopen, Newark, Delmar, Indian River, Campus Community, Sussex Central, Woodbridge, Smyrna, and Laurel. Teams from Maryland include: North Caroline, Easton Warriors, Stephen Decatur, Kent Island, Kent County Trojans; and from across the bay bridge, the Springbrook Blue Devils. Play Day is hosted by the Seaford High School Field Hockey Boosters and all proceeds from this event are used to support Seaford field hockey. Information on all of the Seaford School District athletic programs can be found at http://www.seaford.k12.de.us/athletics/info.htm. Information on all that Seaford, Delaware has to offer can be found at http://www.seafordde.com/ If you have any questions check out the website: http://sfdhockeyplayday.blogspot.com.
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Health Get fit at Delaware Tech
Get in shape this fall with programs offered at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. Release tension and stress through a series of meditation, breathing, and stretching exercises in yoga on Monday evenings beginning Sept. 21 or Wednesday evenings beginning Sept. 23. Want to exercise at your own pace? Become a member of the Delaware Tech Fitness Center by signing up for the monthly or 16-week program. Training sessions with Jim Edgerton, certified personal trainer, are also available for individual help reaching fitness goals. The state-of-the-art gymnasium complex is open five nights per week until 7 p.m. and includes a basketball court, fitness center complete with a cardio/ weight training room, exercise room, and locker rooms for men and women. Special discounts are available for seniors. For more information or to sign up for a program, contact Delaware Tech’s Corporate and Community Programs at 302854-6966.
duPont Hospital holds raffle
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is holding a raffle for a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The motorcycle, a Soft-Tail Fat Boy in Black Denim that includes a riding gear safety package, was donated by Concordville Nissan-Subaru. Tickets are $25 each or five for $100 and proceeds benefit the hospital. The drawing will take place in the hospital lobby on Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. For ticket information, contact Kate Handling at 302-6514383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health care info sessions
Looking for opportunities with a great starting salary in the expanding health care field? Attend a free information session on Monday, Aug. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. Discuss new and existing health career certificate programs at Delaware Tech including certified nursing assistant, polysomnography technician, medical coding and billing, medical transcriptionist, health information coding specialist, and health information clerk. For more information or to sign up for this info session, contact Delaware Tech’s Corporate and Community Programs at 302854-6966.
Occupational Health moving On Monday, Aug. 17, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital’s Occupational Health Services will be moving to a new location at 543 N. Shipley St., Suite F in Seaford. The new location is
dedicated to only Occupational Health clients. From treatment for workrelated injuries and illnesses, DOT screenings, post incident testing, pre-employment physical examinations, to drug testing, Nanticoke’s Occupational Health Services has been operating for more than 20 years. For more information, contact Occupational Health Services at 629-6875.
Stroke Support group
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital’s next Stroke Support Group meeting is Thursday, Aug. 20 at 1:30 p.m. at Nanticoke Memorial’s 2nd Floor Cancer Care Center Conference Room. The support group is designed for individuals who have survived a stroke as well as their families and caregivers. The two-hour support group meetings will consist of guest speakers and breakaway sessions, in which caregivers and stroke survivors will meet in two groups to discuss concerns, provide support and allow for networking. Refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is not required for this free support group. For more information, contact Nanticoke Memorial Hospital at 6296611, ext. 8626.
Certificate programs offered
Enroll in one of the new health career certificate programs offered by Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. New certificate programs include medical coding and billing, health information clerk, health information coding specialist and medical transcriptionist. “Medical terminology” is a prerequisite course for all of the health career certificate programs. Students will learn basic terminology in this 16-hour online course; the first session is Monday, Aug. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Owens Campus. In “Medical Coding and Billing” students will utilize basic medical terminology to understand the medical insurance claims process and reimbursement procedures; learn to identify and use special terms, marks, abbreviations and symbols used in the ICD-9 coding system. The course begins Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. “Health Information Clerk” prepares students for technical positions in health information management departments, physician’s offices, long-term, home health and other health care settings. The course begins Monday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. In “Health Information Coding Specialist” students are trained to analyze patient health records in order to abstract information necessary to assign accurate ICD-9 and CPT codes. Course prerequisites are medical terminology and medical cod-
ing and billing; the health information coding specialist portion of the course begins Monday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. Prepare to be a medical transcriptionist by obtaining basic knowledge, understanding and skills required to transcribe medical dictation with accuracy, clarity and timeliness including medical terminology, human
anatomy and physiology. The course begins Monday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. For more information or to sign up for courses, contact Delaware Tech’s Corporate and Community Programs at 302854-6966.
Depression Support Group
There will be a free bimonthly
Depression Support Group meeting in Laurel on the second and fourth Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Any person who has signs and symptoms of depression and is under the care of a professional counselor/MD is welcome to attend. To register, call Life Matters Counseling and Consulting at 302-465-6612.
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Pharmacy Tech information session
Enter the rapidly expanding field of health care with the pharmacy technician certificate training program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists package or mix prescriptions, maintain client records, refer clients to the pharmacist for counseling, assist with inventory control and purchasing, as well as payment collection and billing coordination. A free information session about the program will be held on Thursday, Aug. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. The 189-hour classroom course will be held at Delaware Tech on Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6 to 9 p.m., from Sept. 21 to April 19. A 120hour externship is also necessary to complete the program. Graduates will receive a certificate of completion and be prepared to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam to become a nationally certified pharmacy technician. Funding through the Department of Labor and a payment plan through Delaware Tech’s Corporate and Community Programs are available for this course. For more information, contact Corporate & Community Programs at 302-854-6966.
Adult Abuse Registry online
As of Monday, Aug. 3, Delawareans seeking to hire someone to help care for their elderly loved one and employers can go online and check the job applicant’s name against the Adult Abuse Registry. The listing of a person’s name on the registry is based on a civil finding of abuse, neglect, mistreatment, financial exploitation, or a combination of those findings. It is not a criminal finding. Individu-
als are placed on the Registry for a fixed period of time. When that time runs, the sanction is over and the name is removed. A listing of “Substantiated Pending Appeal” means that the person listed either has filed an appeal to challenge the listing, or still has time in which to do so. Otherwise the listing is “Substantiated,” meaning that the listing has been finalized after an appeal, or that no appeal was requested within the time permitted. Delaware’s aging population is growing faster than in most states. By 2030, the US population over 65 is expected to double while Delaware’s is expected to grow by almost 134 percent. To report abuse in the community or in a long term care facility, call the Elder Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 800-3920210 24 hours a day.
‘Go Fish’ to benefit Autism Delaware
“Go Fish,” a bass fishing tournament to benefit Autism Delaware’s southern location, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19 at eight ponds throughout southern Delaware, and will be followed by a celebration at Milford’s Bicentennial Park. “This is the first big public event we’ve had down here and the money we’re raising will help us expand our services and move us closer to the goal of a permanent office here,” said Autism Delaware’s Southern Delaware Coordinator Dafne Carnright. Anglers of all ages are welcome. Each team of two can register for $40 and will receive an information and fundraising packet. Prizes, including a grand prize of $500, will be awarded at the celebration. The general public is welcome to come to the celebration which will feature mu-
sic, food, kids’ fishing demonstrations, a visit from Texas Roadhouse’s Andy the Armadillo, and other fun at Milford’s Bicentennial Park. Nominal fees will be charged to those not participating in the morning tournament. In addition to the tournament, benefit nights are scheduled at the Seaford (Sept. 16), Bear (Sept. 17), and Camden (Sept. 18) locations of top Go Fish sponsor Texas Roadhouse. Pro bass fisherman Mike DelVisco will appear at each event as well from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and will fish in the tournament Saturday. There are only 160 slots for fishing, so register today by visiting www.delautism. org or calling 302-422-2255.
NMH holds diabetes classes
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford, will hold a four-session diabetes educational program beginning Sept. 9 and continuing Sept. 16, 23, and 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the hospital. Registration for this class is required. The cost of the foursession program may be reimbursable by insurance. This four-session program includes weekly education sessions and individualized meal planning for diabetes selfmanagement. Our goal is to give you the self-management skills to control your diabetes. Family members/significant others are welcome to attend the weekly sessions. To register and obtain additional information regarding the course, contact Nanticoke Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education department at 629-6611, ext. 2446.
White promoted to unit director
Nanticoke Health Services has promoted Ms. Michele E. White, RN,
BSN to the position of Surgical Specialty Unit director where she will be accountable for the delivery of medical surgical care in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers. White has a bachelor’s degree from Salisbury University. For the past six years, she has worked at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital as a nurse and an administrative nursing supervisor. She has more than 10 years of health care experience. White
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Patient builds a garden box as tribute to therapist In June 2008, Gordon Boslet was moving his lawn furniture as a storm approached when one of those freak accidents happened, the kind of accident that changes one’s life forever. A huge branch from one of his 80-foot ‘swamp maples’ in his Lewes backyard broke loose in the wind and fell on him, pinning him to the ground and irreparably damaging his rugged, 72-year-old body. It was months before he understood that Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company came to his rescue, cutting and removing the web of limbs of the old branch, and then transporting him to Beebe Medical Center’s Emergency Department. “Everyone was so helpful,” says Mr. Boslet’s wife. “And the members of the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company continued to help us by building a ramp for our home.” Paralyzed from the waist down, Mr. Boslet was in and out of a specialized medical center for five months. When his health had stabilized, he was sent to Beebe Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Services Department where he began both occupational therapy and physical therapy. “When I came here, I couldn’t move,” he said recently during a physical therapy session at Beebe Medical Center. “Now my goal is to pick up my body with my arms so I can transfer from my bed to my wheelchair more easily. I’m working at getting into the electric wheelchair.” Boslet, a retired business owner from New York, had taken up carpentry as a hobby several years before the accident. Today he is retooling his workbench to
fit his electric wheel chair, which can be raised and lowered. He’s making Adirondack chairs as gifts, something he did not think he would ever do again. “He’s been an inspiration,” says occupational therapist Alice Workman, OTR-L, who works at the Baylis Rehabilitation Center at the Beebe Health Campus in Rehoboth Beach. Mrs. Workman’s role is to help patients learn new ways to care for themselves after suffering a disabling illness or injury. She worked regularly with Mr. Boslet. When he started coming to the center, he noticed that she had organized the gardening project to help her patients, and that it brought joy into their days. “Gardening is an important activity in the lives of many people,” she explains. “And for the patients who have traditionally enjoyed gardening, we wanted to teach them a way that they could continue to do it.” Boslet noticed that the plants needed to be in a contained area. Despite his own disability, he was determined to build a garden box that could then be placed next to the window and hold all the plants in one special place. He built a garden box, and included some three-dimensional carved flowers, as well as a painted sign dedicated to Alice Workman, Alice’s Gardenland, for all that she had done for him and for the patients. Mrs. Boslet found a birdhouse to include, and painted the flowers. Beebe staff member Natalie Strayer and her husband Jackie later built and decorated a cream-colored base for the garden box. “Mr. Boslet became inspired and has inspired everyone around him,” says Camilla
Gordon Boslet poses with Occupational Therapist Alice Workman in front of the garden box he built. His wife Margie Boslet decorated it, and found the bird house. The garden box sits on top of a cream-colored base made by Beebe staff member Natalie Strayer and her husband Jackie.
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Propofol must be taken only if an anesthesiologist is present By Dr. Anthony Policastro There are many medical things that pop up in the media. Some of them are familiar, others are not. One of the less familiar things to appear over the last few weeks had to do with a drug called Propofol. There was a question raised about it being possibly related to what happened with Michael Jackson. The name Propofol was probably new to many non-medical people. People are used to going through complicated procedures under sedation. The best example of this is screening colonoscopy. The sedation used for these procedures is known as conscious sedation. This means that the patient is awake enough to follow commands during the procedure. However, the drugs cause amnesia for what goes on during the procedure. For that reason, the patient does not remember any discomfort afterward. It is like it never happened. For years the drug that was used the most was something called Versed. This was very good at doing exactly what was needed. It allowed the patient to be cooperative and caused the patient to not remember anything about the procedure. Thus it is a very good drug for the procedure itself. However, after the procedure the patients usually had to recover for a period of time so they could be sent home. Even then they were still somewhat groggy. Propofol does the same kind of thing as Versed. However, it has a much shorter recovery period which allows physicians to move more patients through the system in the same period of time. They can do more procedures.
It would sound at first like Propofol is a good replacement for Versed. However, all drugs are different. Propofol has an important downside to it. With any drug that we use, there are two blood levels that we see of the drug. The first drug level is what is called the therapeutic level. This is the level that causes the action that we want to see. The second level is the toxic level. This is the level that causes significant side effects from the drug. Some drugs have a large difference between the therapeutic and toxic levels. Thus if you give a little too much of the drug it still will not get high enough to be toxic. Other drugs have only a small difference between the therapeutic and toxic levels. For these drugs even if you give a little too much, it can be a problem. Propofol is one of the drugs with a very limited difference between the therapeutic dose and the dose that is too high. If the levels get too high, they put the patient into a general anesthesia state. At that point, the patient needs to have assistance with breathing. For that reason, Propofol should only be used when there is an anesthesia person present. That person needs to be responsible for monitoring breathing. If the patient goes too deep because the level moves to the high side, the anesthesia person can take over breathing. That is the same thing that happens in the operating room. The bottom line is that if someone wants to give you Propofol for a procedure, make sure there is someone there to monitor your respirations and breathe for you if that becomes necessary.
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Jr. Miss AFRAM Char’Myah Stanley (left) and Little Miss AFRAM Kycyana Ford (right) show off their crowns during Saturday’s AFRAM Festival held in Seaford’s Nutter Park. Stanley is 6 years old and a student at Central Elementary School, and Ford is 9 years old and a student at Blades Elementary School. Photo by Cathy Shufelt
Members of the Sankofa African Dance Company perform for residents attending the 12th annual AFRAM Festival held in Nutter Park Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The dance company was founded in 1995 by Rueben Salters, Dover City Councilman. Drummers and dancers in the troupe perform throughout the state and elsewhere. Photo by Cathy Shufelt
Reverend Diane Lofland thanks AFRAM Committee members and local residents for honoring her with the festival’s Community Recognition Award during the festivals opening ceremony Saturday. Photo by Cathy Shufelt
Staff and volunteers of the Seaford District Library handed out free books and offered children’s crafts and face painting during Saturday’s AFRAM Festival held in Nutter Park. Photo by Cathy Shufelt
Author Lizzette Grayson Carter shows off her latest book during the AFRAM Festival held in Nutter Park Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Carter was available to meet with fans of her work and sign autographs. Photo by Cathy Shufelt
Desiree Laws-Moore, AFRAM Festival President and Chairwoman of the AFRAM parade, presents Reverend Diane Lofland of the New Coverdale Outreach Ministry with the festival’s Community Recognition Award honoring her work helping to feed and educate families in the Coverdale community. Photo by Cathy Shufelt
Seaford Mayor Ed Butler offers a blessing to kick off Satuday’s AFRAM Festival activities held in Seaford’s Nutter Park. Photo by Cathy Shufelt
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Library Board Commissioner, Kay Wheatley, stands in front of the entrance to the future Seaford Library and Cultural Center.
Kay Wheatley appointed Library commissioner for five year term After two years of vigorous support on the fundraising Steering Committee, Kay Wheatley has been appointed as a library commissioner for a five year term. In these past two years, her energy and enthusiasm have made her a principal player in raising funds and monitoring construction planning and progress. Together with team member Carol Sapna, she negotiated a $500-$600,000 reduction in the library construction
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MEMBERS ATTEND CONVENTION - The American Legion Auxiliary and American Legion held their State Convention in Dover on July 11-12. The following members from Auxiliary Unit 6 attended the convention, from left, 2008-2009 officers Fran Turner, president, past dept. president and dept. treasurer; Mary Patten; Susan Lorenzo; Debbie Walker, secretary; Dolores Taylor, chaplain and dept. sgt-at-arms; Nancy King, past department president; and Beverly Buchanan, historian and dept. vice-president. The following members from Unit 6 were elected to state offices for 2009-2010: Beverly Buchanan, department president; Fran Turner, department treasurer; and Dolores Taylor, department historian.
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Silent No More Rally draws more than 1,000
I wanted to send in my thoughts on the Silent No More Rally in Dover this past Saturday. I am currently dealing with passing on photos, messages, and video clips about the event. I think it was a wonderful event and I was so pleased with the turn out. I am even more pleased to see so many of my heroes who have served our Country attend. I think Sussex had at least the loudest group there! I want to thank Bill Colley for everything he did for this event. We had well over 1,000 people attend. I know this because more than that signed the
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9-12 petition. It was an interesting day. I was amazed that so many of our speakers traveled at their own expense to use their voices to inspire us. I was proud of everyone showing up, even though we are being painted as a paid crazy mob. I would like to point out that if I was paid, I would have had commercials for the event. I really want to comment on one issue that is standing out at the moment. I am spending my Sunday, trying to pass on information that will not be seen by most of the people in our state. The Press has decided to ignore us. They will give one-half of a front page to 10 people meeting to support President Obama’s Healthcare plan, but will ignore
Guest Column Now is a great time to build your dream home in Sussex County By Ruth Briggs King
For months now, I’ve been making the argument that this is the perfect time to buy an existing home in Sussex County. Depressed prices, fantastic loan rates and government programs designed to stimulate the economy have created favorable conditions not seen in decades here at home and around the country. But what if, instead of purchasing an existing home in your favorite town or neighborhood, you want to buy a piece of property and build your dream home from the ground up? Well, it’s a perfect time to do that too. Just a few short years ago, as Sussex County became more and more popular with developers throughout the region, multiple new communities were designed and planned for hundreds or even thousands of homes. Today, many of those communities contain only a fraction of that amount. The market slowdown has forced homebuilders, developers, even contractors and subcontractors, to become more flexible when it comes to negotiating prices and rates. For buyers looking to test the real estate waters, this means a perfect opportunity for negotiating a favorable deal with a developer or homebuilder near you. In a buyer’s market like the one we are currently experiencing in southern Delaware, negotiating the purchase price on a newly constructed home can prove profitable for those willing to go through the process. But there are many more things to consider than just the final purchase price. For example, if your builder of choice is not willing to lower the asking price for a new home, consider negotiating for better amenities like a higher grade of carpet, marble countertops, upgraded appliances or even light fixtures. A simple request like a better grade of carpet is not usually going to be a deal breaker, especially during an economic
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cycle where many builders and developers are struggling to sell homes. However, while negotiating a deal for a new home can often prove profitable, it is certainly not an easy thing to do. Before undertaking such a process, I highly recommend consulting an expert in the local real estate scene – that means bringing in a member of the Sussex County Association of Realtors. In conjunction with our national association, we have compiled the following tips for negotiating the purchase price of a new home: • Start with a fair price and a fair offer. Making an offer that’s far lower than the asking price is practically guaranteed to alienate the seller or builder. • Respect the other side’s priorities. Knowing what’s most important to the person on the other side of the negotiating table can help you avoid pushing too hard on hot or sensitive issues. For example, a seller who won’t budge on the sale price might be willing to pay more of the transaction costs or provide better amenities in order to get the deal done. • Be prepared to compromise. The buyer and the seller will not get everything they want. Both sides will win some and give some. Rather than approaching negotiations from a winner-take-all perspective, focus on your top priorities and don’t let your emotions overrule your better judgment. • Meet in the middle. If you can’t decide who will pay certain fees or what kinds of upgrades will be included in the sale, split the difference. It is a time-honored and often successful negotiation strategy. • Leave it aside. If you have a major sticking point that’s not material to the overall contract – things like furniture or fixtures – finish the main agreement, then resolve the other difficulties in a side agreement or amendment. This technique allows both sides to recognize and solidify basic areas of agreement, then move ahead toward a fair compromise on other terms and conditions. • Ask for advice. Successful realtors tend to be experienced negotiators. They’ve seen what works and what doesn’t in countless real estate transactions. Consult your realtor about negotiating strategies and creative alternatives. Right now is a fantastic time to get a great deal on a new home, especially if you’re willing to do your homework and put in a little extra effort. And, as always, Sussex County is a great place to buy that home.
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Eliminating the Department of Finance will not help Delaware By Chip Flowers
With Delaware struggling through the most serious recession since the end of World War II, on July 5, Governor Markell made a startling announcement: proposing to eliminate our state Department of Finance. Surprisingly, the governor’s proposal, which calls for eliminating only one job (the secretary of finance) and shifting the department’s three divisions (Revenue, Accounting and the Lottery Office) elsewhere in state government (the governor hasn’t said where yet) has stirred little discussion. Perhaps that’s because the General Assembly, exhausted from dealing with $800 million in budget cuts, is now out of session and welcomes a break from financial discussions. Perhaps it’s because all of state government’s finance leaders — the secretary of finance, the directors of the Office of Management and Budget and the Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO), the chair of the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) and even our current state treasurer — were appointed by Gov. Markell. Regardless, it’s important that voices outside the administration speak up and give the public a means to consider the long-term implications of this proposal — before the General Assembly decides whether to approve it. After all, it’s reasonable to question whether it’s prudent to eliminate the Department of Finance with the state in the eye of an economic storm. Though I admire the governor’s spirit in challenging the status quo, I’d like to offer three arguments against dismantling the Department of Finance. First, in times of economic crisis, the secretary of finance should serve as the governor’s primary financial advisor. As witnessed by the lead roles undertaken by our nation’s finance department (the Department of Treasury) in Washington, the leader of the finance department must serve as the key advisor to the governor on a variety of financial issues that impact the state. With a staff of professionals that closely monitor our state’s finances, this individual, along with the state treasurer, should be the key person in developing a strategic plan to weather the economic storm. By placing emphasis on eliminating the
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finance department, this misdirected energy has crippled an important resource and depleted the political capital of its leader. While the current governor may elect not to use our finance department and its secretary (which is well within his right), it does not mean that future governors will downplay the significance of this important cabinet figure. Second, eliminating the department will not result in significant cost savings or efficiencies. Isn’t the current proposal just a fancy way of reducing the size of the governor’s cabinet and number of state departments by one at the expense of a trusted economic advisor? If the employees of the Department of Finance’s three divisions are reassigned to other agencies, what will be accomplished? For now, it appears that many state employees are being relocated — on the organizational chart at least — to generate a savings of one, maybe two, salaries and claim that an entire department has been eliminated from state government. Saving the salary of the finance secretary does not outweigh the benefit of having a trusted advisor at the decisionmaking table. In an economic crisis that impacts all Delawareans, we must not sacrifice leadership in the name of minimal cost savings or efficiency. Finally, eliminating the department would remove one of the essential checks
and balances among the financial offices within our state government. Like weights on a scale, our finance secretary, agency directors, advisory councils and state treasurer provide important checks and balances as each offers independent analysis of the state’s economic status to the governor, the General Assembly and the people. Removing a single weight from the scale and changing the reporting structure will fundamentally change the delicate balance that supports the financial structure of our government. Without serious discussion and planning, eliminating a department at the whim of any given governor would place our state government in a constant state of flux and could encourage talented staff to seek more stable employment. In any debate, we must be open to new ideas and opportunities, including revamping the Department of Finance to meet fresh challenges. This department, and its talented workers, should be instrumental to our economic recovery. They deserve to remain where they now stand within our state government – as an important pillar in the foundation of our state’s financial system. About the author Chip Flowers, a graduate of John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, is president and managing member of The Flowers Counsel Group,
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569828 $199,500. Wellmaintained rancher on 1.21 beautiful country acres. Front porch and enclosed rear porch. 2 sheds, large patio and circular blacktop driveway. Wonderful landscaped yard. Call Wanda Rash’s Cell 302-542-8024
571308. $249,900. Quiet country setting close to beaches! Newer custom built home. 3BR, 2BA open floor plan, excellent condition. Rear patio & front porch. State land behind house. Call Angie Zebley’s cell 302228-7653.
571219. $139,900. Beautiful 3 BR, 2 BA, wood burning fireplace, large kitchen/dining room combo. Master BR w/ walk in closets. Living & Family room. Screened porch, insulated 2 car-detached garage. Invisible pet fence & irrigation. Close to the beach. Call Lee Marland’s cell 302542-0347.
570051. $99,000. Recently updated. Fresh paint in & out, new carpet, new microwave, 2 BR, 1 BA home needs a new owner. Located in town of Bridgeville, close to schools, shopping, new library, police & fire stations. Bring offers!! Call Dan Bell’s cell 302- 841-9750.
567131 $275,000. This one has it all! Pool, hot tub, 2 sheds, rear screened porch, composite front deck, paved drive, landscaping, fenced rear yard, built-in storage, toilet & utility sink in garage, outside shower & more. Call Wanda Rash’s cell 302-542-8024
571414 $315,000. Like new with all the amenities & in ground pool. Complete w/ hardwood, ceramic, Jacuzzi tub, 2 zone heat & cooling, landscaped & irrigation system. Beautiful neighborhood of Bridgeville Chase. Call Brenda Rambo’s cell 302-236-2660.
570287 $345,551. Apple Tree Crossing. To be built. Gorgeous Williamsburg Colonial home. Turn key price or pick from another Beracah plan. Picture is of a model home. Call Brenda Rambo’s cell 302-236-2660 or Trey Hardesty’s cell 302-236-3344.
570672. $99,000. Investor opportunity!! Good rental income. 3 bedroom 1 bath on a nice lot. Call Michelle Mayer’s cell 302-249-7791.
570638 $195,000. East side of Rt 13, almost brand new ranch. New siding, appliances and all new flooring. Rear deck in a country setting. This home sits on just under 1 acre. Call Angie Zebley’s cell 302-228-7653.
570634 $249,900. This immaculate rancher awaits you. Featured is a gas fireplace a 15x12 sunroom w/ hardwood floors. This home also has a 16x12 screen porch & a 24x34 detached garage. 10x24 storage shed. Call Trey Hardesty’s cell 302236-3344.
569845. $149,900. Fantastic den w/ great wet bar & open beams in knotty pine setting. Move in condition. Concrete driveway, ample back yard. Not new but upgraded and well maintained. Call John Williamson’s cell 302-542-0289.
568739. $275,000 Beautiful energy star home built by award winning “Green” builder Insight Homes. Large country lot, 3 bedroom w/optional 4th. 2 full BA’s, granite countertops, stainless appl. whole house vac. Rennai hot water system and much more! Call Dana Caplan’s cell 302249-5169.
568593 $154,900 exceptionally well maintained estate sale. Many built in shelves. Pecan cabinet doors. Clean as a whistle. Shade trees, rear patio with large backyard. Carport with concrete driveway. Pleasant neighborhood. Call John Williamson’s cell 302-542-0289.
567719 $100,000. Located with-in walking distance of the Nanticoke River Public Marine Park & boat ramp. This home features all new windows, doors & siding, room for 4-cars to park, security system, fenced in back yard & landscaped courtyard . Call Patti Haney’s cell 302-462-0710.
567617 $240,000. Large master BR walk-in closet & bath. Lots of closet space! Maple & cherry cabinets, Corian countertops. Attached storage area & garage. 12x16 shed. Full walk up attic. Washer and Dryer upstairs. $5,000 sellers help towards closing cost. Call Sabrina Marland’s cell 302-542-3619.
563413. $51,900. Nice mobile located just outside town limits of Federalsburg. Tenant in place w/ 1yr. lease/security deposit. Positive cash flow at settlement. Currently rented with a 15% return. Call Kevin Thawley’s cell 302-258-6455
567227. 1 to 52 acre parcels to be subdivided from former Woodland Golf Park. Rolling terrain, ponds, wildlife and seclusion could surround your new home. Call listing agent Kevin Thawley’s cell 302-2586455 today to review the property and reserve your piece of paradise before it is gone.
568335. $479,000. Spectacular 3800 sq. ft 4BR, 2.5 BA Beracah Home w/ large pond. 6.27 acres, minutes from Milford, Greenwood & Harrington. 3 car heated garage. 808 sq.ft Bonus rm. Call Brenda Rambo’s cell 302-236-2660.
571013. $154,900. Squeakyclean ranch home with vaulted ceilings. Master bath, 2 sides fenced with great shed, deck & driveway. In-town Laurel. Call Brenda Rambo’s cell 302-2362660
565721. $345,000. Beautiful 3BR, 3BA home w/ 2-car garage on the 15th hole over looking the water in Heritage Shores. Upgrades everywhere, flooring, kitchen, lighting w/ bay window, 2 master suites & plenty of extra storage. Call Patti Haney’s cell 302-462-0710.
567124. $357,888. Sparkles like new!! This 2900 sq. ft home sits on a corner lot in an attractive upscale golf community w/ all the extras!! Entrance hall w/ ceramic tile floor, hardwood flooring, crown molding, recessed lighting, tray ceiling in dining room, & granite counter tops & more. Call Patti Haney’s cell 302462-0710.
565717. $62,900. 4 BR 2 BA like new condition. Nice development centrally located to Seaford, Bridgeville, Georgetown and 25 min. to DE beaches. Vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, Split floor plan. On a leased lot. $2,000 sellers help twrds closing cost. Call Lee Marland’s cell 302542-0347.
MLS#559528. $195,000. Adorable and affordable! This 2004, 3BR, 2BA home w/open & bright floor plan. Extra large in town lot, paved driveway, 2 sheds & more! Take advantage of the $8000.00 first time buyer tax credit! Call Dana Caplan’s cell 302-349-5169.
565150. $110,000. 3/4 acre lot with 2BR, 1BA home. 2 enclosed porches. Home ready to move in. Estate sale being sold “as-is”. Home is located on rural country road yet close to everything! Call Patti Haney’s cell 302462-0710.
562804. Over 2,000 sq ft home on one acre w/ full yard irrigation system. Master Bed & Bath w/ dressing room & built in vanity. Front porch Florida room, huge deck, paved drive. Country living at it’s best! Call Patti Haney’s cell 302-462-0710.
562800 $125,000. 1.1 Acres of Land w/3 Bay Pole Building & a 1990 Skyline singlewide w/ new hot water heater, new water pump, new stove, many upgrades. Come live in the country with farmland surrounding property. Call Patti Haney’s cell 302-462-0710.
569428. Woodland Ferry Estates. Quiet location West of Seaford for your new home. 2 acre lots from $69,900 w/no builder tie-in, or let us design a land/home package for you w/prices starting at $189,900. Call Kevin Thawley’s cell 302-2586455.