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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2006

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WOODLAND FERRY FESTIVAL SATURDAY PAGES 24 - 30 ERNESTO’S AFTERMATH - Rain was only part of the problem associated with the arrival of Ernesto. Page 2 9/11 CEREMONY - Remember the heroes of Sept. 11, 2001. Page 3 FALL SPORTS - The Fall sports season starts this Friday. The Star wraps up its series of preview stories with soccer, cross country, and field hockey previews starting on page 45. POP WARNER - The Pop Warner football season opened last Saturday with Seaford hosting Laurel. See photos starting on page 46.

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DEL. 20 BRIDGE PROJECT - This is how the bridge work west of Seaford on Route 20 looked Sunday afternoon.The bid for precast elements for the bridge on Rt. 20 over Horse Pen Branch was awarded to Terre Hill Concrete Products of Terre Hill, Pa., for $128,000. The bridge reconstruction contract was awarded to George and Lynch, Inc. of Dover at a cost of $394,000. The bridge, which was washed out by the June 25 flooding, will reopen in early to mid October, according to DelDOT. Photo by Bryant Richardson.

Home Depot changes plans to locate store near Seaford By Lynn R. Parks Home Depot, which had planned to construct a 133,000-square-foot store on U.S. 13, Seaford, has changed its mind. Seaford city manager Dolores Slatcher said Tuesday that the chain home supply store contacted her Friday and said that it was withdrawing from its contract to purchase the property.

Home Depot had planned to build on 14 acres between the Herr’s warehouse and the Leon Brown’s Floor Coverings building. The Seaford City Council gave final approval to the project in May. Slatcher said that Home Depot cited costs associated with its entrances off U.S. 13 and alternate U.S. 13 as the reason for the withdrawal. “They figured them into

their formula and said that the numbers just didn’t work,” she said. Jason Gloeckler, spokesman for the Delaware Department of Transportation, said that those costs were estimated at nearly $1.8 million. The company would have been required to pay for new signs on U.S. 13 and alternate U.S. 13. It would also have been required to Continued to page 4

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Area recovers quickly from winds and rain of Ernesto By Lynn R. Parks In the rains and gusty winds of tropical storm Ernesto, the city of Seaford experienced several power outages, city manager Dolores Slatcher said. Most were due to fallen trees and branches, she added. By mid-afternoon Saturday, all power had been restored, Slatcher said. The longest outage in Seaford occurred along Pennsylvania Avenue, where a couple of homes were without power from Friday evening at around 8 until Saturday afternoon. As of Tuesday, crews still had to replace a pole on that street. "There is a gas main in the vicinity and we have to contact Miss Utility before we begin work," Slatcher said. The city has about 3,500 customers on its electric system. Slatcher could not give an estimate of Ernesto's cost to the city. The Delaware Electric Cooperative reported that about 17,500 of its 66,000 customers were without electricity at some point during the storm. All power was restored by 6 a.m. Sunday morning. "We worked as diligently and effectively as we could to restore power as quickly and safely as possible," said Rob Book, cooperative spokesman. Most of the outages were caused by falling trees and limbs, the cooperative said. Conectiv said that nearly 16,500 customers in Delaware experienced outages during the storm, about 11,000 of whom

The longest outage in Seaford occurred along Pennsylvania Avenue, where a couple of homes were without power from Friday evening at around 8 until Saturday afternoon. live in New Castle County. Power was restored to most homes be 8 p.m. Sunday, spokesman Matt Likovich said. At the height of the storm on Friday evening, about 49,000 Conectiv customers in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia were without power. Again, most damage was caused by falling trees and branches. Likovich said that 100 linemen from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia helped Conectiv with the cleanup. In addition, tree trimmers from West Virginia and Pennsylvania helped to clear branches. On Saturday afternoon, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) said that no fatalities or injuries were reported in Delaware as a result of Ernesto. A few roads were flooded in Sussex County, DEMA said, but "there were no requests for assistance or evacuation by residents," it added. DEMA suspended its storm operations Saturday afternoon.

This utility pole on Pennsylvania Avenue, Seaford, was pulled over when a large tree branch fell on a wire going to the pole. A couple of homes on the street were without power from Friday evening through Saturday afternoon. Photo by Bryant Richardson


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Sussex County 9/11 ceremony Sussex County Government invites the public to attend a special recognition ceremony commemorating the fifth anniversary of 9/11, on Sept. 11, at 10 a.m., on The Circle in Georgetown. “As the nation pauses to reflect on the horrors we witnessed that morning five years ago, we remember those firefighters, police and paramedics who courageously raced into the fiery, crumbling towers to save those in harm’s way,” Sussex County Administrator Robert L. Stickels said. “Sadly, many of those heroes didn’t get the chance to finish their mission. We will always remember those souls for what they did, for what they tried to accomplish, and ultimately for what they gave. But we take this time to honor their brethren, the men and women who continue to carry on the mission of public service every day in places like Sussex County. “Let us remember those who gave their lives Sept. 11, 2001, by honoring those who give their all, today. As President Bush has said, ‘We will never forget,’” Stickels said. During the ceremony, a host of patriotic activities will take place including the presentation of the colors by the Sussex County EMS Honor Guard and the symbolic ringing of the bells. The combined Sussex Tech, Saint Thomas More High School and Milford Community Bands, along with the Sussex Academy of Arts and Sciences Choir, will provide music surrounded by a backdrop of emergency vehicles on display around Georgetown’s historic Circle. In addition, vocalist Kevin Short will sing, “Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning?” The Circle will be closed one hour before the ceremony, beginning at 9 a.m., and re-open at noon the same day. Parking will be available on local streets. For more information, contact Sussex County EMS at (302) 854-5050.

Habitat for Humanity Build Work will begin on the Habitat for Humanity 2006 Build on Sept.18 and run throughout the week. There will be 100-120 construction workers working full-days to build the first three of 19 homes planned. The construction site is on German Road in the Concord area. The Seaford Mission has agreed to coordinate breakfast, lunch and snacks for the workers. Feeding so many workers requires a lot of food and planning. All Sussex County churches and businesses are encouraged to participate. Any level of participation is welcomed. Servers are needed as well as donations of bottled water, fruit, crackers, paper products, etc. To offer your help, call The Mission at 629-2559. This week of construction is the perfect way to show how united the Seaford area is to providing homes for the deserving.

Trap Pond festival postponed CHEER’s Annual Trap Pond Fall Festival has had to postpone their annual picnic due to the weather. Friday, Sept. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. is the rescheduled date for this event. Please note the date change and plan on joining us at Delaware’s Trap Pond State Park. For more information call your local CHEER Center or Cliff Toomey at 856-5187.


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Home Depot Continued from page 1

pay for new curbing, turn lanes, sidewalks, a DART bus shelter and a modified crossover on U.S. 13 and a bike lane on alternate U.S. 13. Entrance plans for the store were approved more than six weeks ago, Gloeckler said. “Technically, the approval has expired,” Gloeckler added. “But if they came in and said they wanted to pursue it, they could probably still pick up where they left off. That is up to the discretion of the department.” Gloeckler said that Home Depot was permitted for two entrances from U.S. 13 and one exit. It was also allowed to have two entrances and exits from alternate U.S. 13. Slatcher said that the city was disappointed in Home Depot’s decision. “The city invested a lot of time in this project,” she said. “But this is something that happens.” Don Harrison, public relations manager for the Southern Division of The Home Depot, issued the following statement Tuesday: "Unfortunately, the construction costs are more than what was budgeted for this store. However, we continue to enjoy a good working relationship with Delaware officials and are exploring our options elsewhere in the state.”

US 13A BRIDGE PROJECT - This is how the bridge work just south of Blades on US 13A looked Sunday afternoon. The bid for precast elements for the bridge on Rt. 13A over Morgan Branch was awarded to Gillespie Precast of Chestertown, Md., for $57,000. The bridge reconstruction contract was awarded to George and Lynch, Inc. of Dover at a cost of $322,000. The bridge, which was washed out by the June 25 flooding, will reopen in late September, according to DelDOT. Photo by Bryant Richardson

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BRIDGEVILLE NIGHT OUT - Bridgeville officers Justin Galloway and Adam Hitchens (in body suit) take part in a police dog demo at the Bridgeville Night Out last Thursday. Also shown is Aron, a four year-old German Shepard. Photos by David Elliott

Seaford Night Out For the 15th straight year, the Seaford community will have the opportunity to join forces with their neighbors and police officers in a night to “give crime and drugs a going-away party,” Thursday, Sept. 21. The Seaford Police Department and Delaware State Police Troop 5 have joined forces once again along with the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club and are planning a special fun-filled evening for the entire family. From 5 to 8 p.m. there will be music, numerous public service exhibits and give-a-ways, games for kids and free hamburgers, hotdogs and soft drinks. FOP Lodge 9 will have National Child Identification Packets available to parents of children. The kit sponsored by the American Football Coaches Association and the FBI, includes inkless fingerprint kit, laminated wallet card and DNA collection envelope. There will be police demonstrations of canine units, motorcycle units and a bomb robot, along with Safety Sam and the Seaford Police Department Mobile Command Unit. Also free blood pressure checks by Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will be set up at the event. Sgt. Dan and the Delaware State Police Helicopter will be on display and as always McGruff the crime Fighting dog will make an appearance. Tony Windsor of the Western Sussex boys and Girls Club will be the MC for the evening events and prizes will be given away throughout the evening.

Seaford District Library Here is what’s happening at the Seaford District Library Sept. 7-14: • The Library is currently seeking someone who would be interested in representing the

Hawaiian Islands for our International Festival on Monday, Oct. 23, from 6-8 p.m. The participant(s) must bring items to show and prepare food to sample from the Islands. The library is offering a $50 stipend to cover food cost. All other services will be volunteered. Contact: Thelma Jones at 629-2524, by Sept. 15. • The library will be showcasing an Art Exhibit of one of Seaford’s local artist, FranceAnna Arriola, entitled “Oil Works,” from Tuesday, Sept. 5, thru Wednesday, Sept. 27. Arriola has done paintings of acrylic, and other multimedia art work. She is currently working with oil paintings. There will be an Art Reception to meet the artist, Ms. Arriola, on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 6-8 p.m. All are welcome. • “Story Time,” on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Preschoolers will enjoy hearing stories, singing, and making a take-home craft. Upcoming Events: • “Bring Your Favorite Tea Cup and Saucer Tea Party II,” will be held on Monday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. This second Tea Party is geared towards school age children, but all are welcome to come, on an available space basis. The theme is entitled “Tempest in a Teapot” presented by Nancy Gardner of the Delaware Humanities Forum. Pre-registration is required at the Seaford District Library Circulation Desk. Dressed in costume, Gardner will share how teapots and homespun cloth symbolized often overlooked political, literary and labor support provided across class and gender, leading up to and through the American Revolution. Participants will enjoy a time of socializing, drinking tea, eating savories, sweets and desserts. Registration ends on Sept. 15. Programs are free and open to the public.

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At left Bridgeville Officer Robert Legates prepares to apply a tazer to Adam Hitchens during a tazer demonstration, and at right McGruff, the crime fighting dog, makes an appearance.


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American Casein in Delmar is sold Henry H Hanna, III, CCIM, and John McClellan, CCIM, of Long & Foster Commercial Real Estate, Inc. announced Monday that the former American Casein facility at 500 Maryland Ave. in Delmar, Md. was purchased by Michael and Kristine Berger, owners of The Wicker Outlet Group. The 50,000 plus square-foot facility on 10 acres had been to produce power blends using Casein products. Casein is a milk protein that is used in both industrial and food products. The new owners will use the facility as an administrative and distribution facility for their six-store locations in Maryland and Delaware. The Wicker Outlet Group

operates throughout Maryland and Delaware under the Wicker Outlet, nest, and Island Rattan names. According to Michael Berger, president of The Wicker Outlet Group, “We selected this facility due to the size and central location in our market area. We also look forward to doing business in the Town of Delmar as they have made our transition very smooth.” Henry Hanna, CCIM, and John McClellan, CCIM and Long & Foster Commercial specialize in the leasing and sale of commercial investment properties on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware. For further details contact Henry or John at 410-546-3211.

State Fair Junior Fair Board application deadline is near The Delaware State Fair’s General Manager, Dennis Hazzard, would like to remind all youth interested in joining the fair’s Junior Board that nominations and supporting documentation are due to the Fair Office by Sept. 30. The purpose of the Junior Fair Board is to develop leadership and interpersonal skills of youth, expand the Delaware State Fair’s volunteer base, and increase visibility and impact of the fair. The Junior Board consists of 12 members from the various Delaware counties, with six seats open for election each year. Nominations are solicited from the fair’s board of directors, fair superintendents, 4-H leaders, FFA advisors, and high schools in Delaware. Junior Board members must be between the ages of 15 and 21 at the time of their appointment and shall serve a twoyear term. Members must contribute a An Independent Agent

minimum of 10 hours of volunteer service during pre-Fair week and 20 hours during the Fair. Potential Junior Board members must complete and submit an application accompanied by two letters of recommendation. To download the application in portable document format (PDF), visit www.delawarestatefair.com and choose “Forms,” “Junior Board.” Should you require another format or have additional questions, contact the Fair Office at (302) 398-3269 ext. 203.

Broadcreek Sales leaders Connie M. Covey, Broker of Broadcreek Realty, anounced that John Williamson of Seaford was the top selling agent and Barbara Q. Smith was the top listing agent for the month of August. Broadcreek Realty is located on Rt. 13 in Seaford.

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LOWE’S PROJECT CONTINUES - Massive amounts of dirt are being moved at the location of the new Lowe’s opposite the Wal-Mart, Seaford. Meanwhile, the plans for a Home Depot just north of the site have been scratched. See story about the Home Depot on page one.


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Two Sussex Tech teachers were invited to serve as facilitators at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Institute on Integrating Mathematics in Career and Technical Education Programs conference held this summer. From left: Colleen Stepanovich, curriculum coordinator CTC of Lackawanna County, Pa.; Chris Weller, Governor’s Institute Program coordinator, Pennsylvania Dept. of Education; Dr. Cynthia Pellock, Governor’s Institute site coordinator, Penn State University; Renee Parsley (Milford), Sussex Tech H.S. math teacher; Les Humphrey (Laurel), Sussex Tech H.S. automotive technology teacher; and Richard Mishura, professor of mathematics, Johnson College.

Sussex Tech teachers join in math/technology conference Two Sussex Technical High School teachers were recently invited by Penn State University to serve as facilitators at the Pennsylvania Governor's Institute on Integrating Mathematics in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs. Automotive technologies teacher Les Humphrey and math teacher Renee Parsley spent four days at the conference, which was held July 31 through Aug. 3 in Gettysburg, Pa. During the conference, Humphrey and Parsley assisted other technical/math teacher teams in writing lesson plans which integrate math into various CTE programs. Approximately 125 CTE, math and special education teachers attended the conference. Participants were eligible to earn two graduate credits upon completion of the conference's required work. “The schedule for the conference was very demanding. On Wednesday , in particular, many teams were still working late into the evening,” said Parsley. “I personally assisted at least a dozen teams in preparing their lessons for final submission.”

By the end of the week, about 75 lessons were submitted along with other work including an action plan from each participating school concerning integrating mathematics into CTE programs schoolwide. The conference was based on research from the Math-in-CTE study conducted by the National Research Center in Career and Technical Education, 2003-2005. Humphrey and Parsley, along with two other Sussex Tech teachers, Jim Friedel and Donna Johnson, were participating teachers in this two-year study. “Participating in this study was one of the most rewarding experiences of my career. It really helped me to improve my methods for enhancing the mathematics that already exists in my program. It also gave me the opportunity to build some great relationships with educators from around the country,” said Humphrey. It was precisely these relationships that precipitated Penn State's request for Humphrey and Parsley to assist with this conference and another that was held at Temple University earlier this year.

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Stephanie Bertaina, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Daryl Sharman of Georgetown, has accepted a position with the United States Forest Service in Washington, D.C., as a result of being chosen as a finalist in the Presidential Management Fellowship program authorized by the Office of the President of the United States. The Presidential Management Fellowship is a competitive program designed to attract outstanding graduate students from a variety of academic fields to public service for the federal government. Each year, graduate students across the country compete by application and interview to achieve finalist status. As a graduate student in Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Bertaina applied for the program in October, received semifinalist status in January and, after an intense day-long interview process in Chicago, received her finalist status in March. She was one of fewer than 600 graduate students from throughout the country selected in all fields and one of only 15 students selected from the Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources fields. Because of her finalist status, Bertaina attended a federal job fair in Washington, D.C., in April to interview with various government agencies, reaching an agreement with the Forest Service at that time to pursue work with the Cooperative Forestry Division on non-federal forest

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lands. She began her work at the USDA Forest Service office in Washington, D.C., last week. Bertaina graduated from Epworth Christian School in 1999, received a B.A. in both psychology and biology from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif., in 2003, and received her MSA in Natural Resources and Environment from the University of Michigan in April 2006. She is married to Andrew Bertaina of Chico, Calif., who is attending American University this fall to work on an MFA degree in creative writing. The couple resides in northwest Washington, D.C.

PUBLIC HEARING The Laurel Planning & Zoning Commission will be holding a public hearing on Wednesday, September 13, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. to review the application for a proposed Large Parcel Development Overlay District (LPD), located off of U.S. Route 13 North, Discount Land Road, Camp Road, and Colonial Road, now or formerly know as Discovery Group, LLC, tax map #’s 232/6.00/40, 41, 1-32/12.00/109, 109.01, 118, 119, & 123, Laurel, Delaware. The site contains approximately 480 acres more or less and is proposed for 1,283,900 square feet of commercial, retail, restaurants, hotels, office space, and recreation fields, and 1,400 residential dwelling units. The hearing will take place in the Mayor and Council Chambers of Laurel Town Hall, 201 Mechanic Street, Laurel, Delaware. Copies of the proposed LPD are available at town hall for review, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. All interested parties should appear at the hearing to present their concerns, comments, etc.

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Jerry Jones receives Gospel Music awards Seaford resident Jerry Jones once again received awards from the Country Gospel Music Association, Branson, Missouri, on August 26, 2006. Jones received awards for “Male Vocalist of the Year” and “Songwriter of the Year” for the Eastern United States at the annual Eastern United States Silver Heart Convention and Awards Show, held this year in Oakland, Maryland. Thirty states are included in the Eastern United States region, including Nashville, Tennessee. This is the third year in a row Jones has received these awards, voted on and awarded by his peers, also members of the Country Gospel Music Association. Having received the awards in the Eastern Region allows him to be considered for International Awards for both categories in Branson, Missouri, in October of this year. Jones was the recipient for the “International Songwriter of the Year” Award in Branson, Mo., in October of 2005. He also received the award for “New Male Vocalist” for 2005 by “Country Gospel Connection Internet Radio” in January 2006. Jerry has released his songs to radio three times in the past two years. A song written by him, “Calvary,” reached number four on the Hope Street International chart in May of 2005. He again released “Calvary” in July of this year with Ready

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Election News Four more candidates’ names are entered for the 2006 Election As of September 1, four more candidates had their names entered into the race for the 2006 General Election. William E. Morris (Lib) of Wilmington is now a candidate for US Senate; Esthelda R. Parker Selby (R) of Milton is now a candidate for State Treasurer; Matthew A. Opaliski (Ind) of Greenwood is now a candidate for the 19th Senatorial District; and Richard J. Sternberg (D) of Seaford is now a candidate for the 39th Representative District. Following is a list of the candidates and the offices they are seeking. U.S. Senate Thomas Carper (D) Jan Ting (R) Michael Protack (R) Christine ODonnell (R) William E. Morris (Lib)

35th Representative Benjamin Ewing (R) 39th Representative Daniel Short (R) Richard J. Sternberg (D)

Register of Wills Howard Clendaniel (D) David Wilson (R)

Attorney General Joseph (Beau) R. Biden III (D) Ferris Wharton (R)

Recorder of Deeds John Brady (R) 5th council district Vance Phillips (R-) Harvey W. Hyland Jr. (D) Sheriff Eric Swanson (D) Robert Reed (R)

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Del. 1 expansion project begins Monday, Sept. 11 The Department of Transportation announces that Rt. 1 from 1,100 feet north of the Rt. 9/Five Points intersection near Lewes to Route 24 will be under construction from Sept. 11, 2006 through late Spring 2008. The Rt. 1 Expansion Project is being undertaken in order to restore a dedicated third travel lane for motorists, and add a dedicated shared use lane on Rt. 1 southbound for cyclists, buses and vehicles making right turns. Such improvements are needed in order to address safety and operational issues due to increased traffic volumes on Rt. 1 through the project limits. Currently, Rt. 1 handles approximately 70,000 vehicles a day during peak travel days. Traffic volumes have historically increased 5 percent per year. Where sidewalks currently exist, pedestrian access will be maintained during construction. In addition sidewalks will be added as a part of the project along the southbound side of Rt. 1 within the project limits. In all, pedestrian safety and mobility will be improved through the addition of sidewalks and pedestrian signals and crosswalks across Rt. 1 at the Tanger Outlet Center - Midway entrance and at Postal Lane. Initially, during the first stage of construction (Sept. 11, 2006 and March 2007), motorists will see concrete barriers and drums placed on Rt. 1 southbound from Rt. 24 to just north of Kings Highway (Home Depot). Crews working in the shoulder will require the far right outside lane of Rt. 1 southbound to be closed to traffic. Also during this phase, on Rt. 1 northbound, motorist will see construction occurring between Brian Drive and Melson Road (Midway), requiring the existing shoulder/right turn lane to be closed to traffic. In the second phase of construction, expected to begin July 2007 and end in late Spring 2008, work will occur in the median, which will restrict the inside travel lane of both Rt. 1 northbound and southbound. At least two of three travel lanes will be open during construction. This work will create significant travel delays before and through the 2.7-mile project corridor. Motorists may take alternate routes into and out of the beach area as follows: • Traveling South: Follow Rt. 1 South to the Milford Rt. 113/Rt. 1 split. Take Rt. 113 South to Rt. 26 or Rt. 54 East. Continue east to beach area. • Northwest: Rt. 24 West to Rt. 5 North. • Southwest: Rt. 54 West to Rt. 113 North. Businesses and residences should note that access will be maintained to all businesses and residences along Rt. 1 during construction. Also, DelDOT will provide signage to ensure motorists know where to access business entrances. Cyclists are encouraged to use Bike Rt. 1/Plantations Road as a safer, alternate route through the area. Cyclists may also wish to ride DART

First State buses equipped with bike racks. Cyclists traveling in the work zone should follow the rules of the road. Riding with the flow of traffic, wearing bright reflective clothing, using bike lights, and always wearing a helmet are important bike safety rules to keep in mind. For more information and printable graphics, contact DelDOT Public Relations at (302) 760-2080 or 1-800-6525600 or visit the project website at www.deldot.gov/static/projects/sr1 expansion.

‘Imagine A Litter Free Delaware’ The Delaware Department of Transportation announces that it will host its second annual “Imagine A Litter Free Delaware” Clean Up Day on Saturday, Sept. 30. DelDOT has designated this as a statewide cleanup day when everyone is invited to come out to clean Delaware’s roads, highways and community areas. This is also the day when everyone should stop and consider what a litterfree Delaware would look like, and do what they can to make our state and our world cleaner and healthier. It’s also a great day for Adopt-AHighway volunteers and/or Adopt-ABike Path volunteers to do one of their annual clean ups. Businesses, citizens, and homeowners are also being asked to ensure that trash is well contained, to pick up debris blowing around their property and to step outside to sweep a sidewalk, pick up sticks, or rake up some leaves. In addition, Secretary of Transportation Carolann Wicks is requesting the DelDOT maintenance forces pay special attention to cleaning Delaware’s roadsides during the week of Oct. 2-6. So you’ll see DelDOT crews out in force too. If interested, register by Sept. 15 at www.deldot.gov, under Hot Topics, or contact the Office of Public Relations at 302-760-2080 or 1-800-652-5600. No telephone registrations. There is no fee to participate, just a desire to have fun. One free thank you bag per participant is available on a first come, first served basis when picking up supplies. Of course, be sure to thank “Safety First!” Anyone cleaning roadways should visit the nearest DelDOT district office to obtain safety information, safety vests and trash bags, Sept. 25-29. Following the cleanup, participants may choose to dispose of the trash themselves (i.e., via household trash pick up, landfill, etc.); or, filled trash bags may be placed near a traffic sign for DelDOT to pick up. If you need DelDOT to pick up the bags, contact us at 1-800-652-5600 to let us know the location of these filled trash bags so they can be removed as soon as possible. The rain date for the event will be Sunday, Oct. 1.

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Lewes Fire Hall Rehoboth Fire Co. - Sta. No. 2 Rehoboth Fire Hall Rehoboth Elementary School Beacon Middle School Indian River Fire Co. Sub Station Cape Henlopen High School

347 Savannah Rd., Lewes 4407 Coastal Hwy., Rehoboth 219 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth 500 Stockley St. Extd., Rehoboth 19483 John J. Williams Hwy., Lewes 25375 Banks Rd., Long Neck 1250 Kings Hwy., Lewes

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Greenwood Fire Hall Bridgeville Fire Hall Woodbridge High School Del Tech Higher Ed Bldg. Sussex Tech High School Redden Community Hall Ellendale Fire Hall

12611 Sussex Hwy., Greenwood 315 Market St., Bridgeville 308 Laws St., Bridgeville Seashore Hwy., Georgetown 17099 County Seat Hwy., Georgetown 18192 Redden Rd., Georgetown 302 Main St., Ellendale

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Lulu Ross Elem School Lulu Ross Elem School Slaughter Neck Comm Center Morris Early Learning Center Del Tech - Jason Bldg Mariner Middle School H.O. Brittingham School Ellendale Fire Hall

310 Lover’s Lane, Milford 310 Lover’s Lane, Milford 22942 Slaughter Neck Rd., Lincoln 8609 Third St., Lincoln Seashore Hwy., Georgetown 16391 Harbeson Rd., Milton 400 Mulberry St., Milton 302 Main St., Ellendale

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Ninth Grade Campus Shields Elementary School Zoar Church Hall Harbeson Community Hall Georgetown Elementary School N. Georgetown Elementary Georgetown Middle School DOT Transportation Bldg.

820 Savannah Rd., Lewes 910 Shields Ave., Lewes 22453 Gravel Hill Rd., Millsboro 18636 Harbeson Rd., Harbeson 301-A W. Market St., Georgetown 664 N. Bedford St. Extd., Georgetown 301-A W. Market St., Georgetown 23697 Dupont Hwy., Georgetown

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New Indian River High school Millville Fire Hall Lord Baltimore Elementary Bethany Beach Fire Hall Fenwick Island Town Hall Roxana Fire Sub Station Roxana Fire Hall Selbyville Middle School

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DNREC to enforce Anti-Idling Regulation DNREC’s Division of Air and Waste Management Enforcement Section in September started ticketing operators of heavy duty vehicles violating Regulation 45, Excessive Idling of Heavy Duty Vehicles. The regulation prohibits owners of onroad vehicles over 8,500 pounds gross vehicle weight to idle their engines for a period more than three minutes long. Violators are subject to a penalty of not less than $50 and not more than $500 for each offense. Subsequent violations carry fines of $500 - $1500. According to Ali Mirzakhalili, Air Quality Management Section Administrator, the regulation continues DNREC’s efforts to reduce emissions of nitrogen ox-

ides, fine particulates, and other tailpipe pollutants from heavy-duty vehicles operated in the state. “Vehicle emissions contribute significantly to our overall air quality, and we are particularly concerned with diesel exhaust,” said Mirzakhalili. “Regulation 45 and our plans to enforce the anti-idling regulation of heavy duty vehicles are important in helping us reach our goals of improving air quality and protecting public health in Delaware.” Heavy duty vehicles subject to this regulation include long-haul and delivery trucks, as well as transit and school buses. Emergency fire, rescue, and lifesaving vehicles are exempt from the regulation. Ad-

ditional vehicle operating situations are exempt and are listed in the Exemption Section of the regulation. The regulation can be obtained by contacting Phil Wheeler at 302-739-9402. Since the regulation was adopted in April 2005, DNREC’s Enforcement Section completed education on the anti-idling rule. “We met with more than 30 trucking businesses potentially affected by the new regulation,” said Captain Chip McDaniel, operations manager with the Division’s Enforcement Section. “The Delaware Motor Transport Association, Delaware Transit Corporation and the Delaware Department of Education

worked with us to develop the regulation and assisted with our educational efforts,” he said. Delaware is among more than 25 state and city jurisdictions that have implemented regulations addressing idling time for heavy-duty vehicles. Currently, the city of Philadelphia, as well as New Jersey and Connecticut have maximum allowable idling time restrictions. Citizens can report idling violations by calling the Air and Waste Management Enforcement Section’s 24 Hour Environmental Complaint Line in-state at 1-800-6628802.

White House Decorated Egg Contest underway The Delaware Department of Agriculture is calling all ages, crafters, painters, and artists to participate in the 2007 Delaware White House Decorated Egg Contest. The Egg Decorating contest is open to any Delaware resident interested in pursuing the art of egg decorating. The winning egg decorator will receive $100 and an invitation from the White House to see the state eggs displayed with a welcome reception by the First Lady. The registration deadline to enter a decorated egg has been extended to Sept. 29. Registrants

will be invited to egg decorating workshops that will be held after Sept. 10. Contestant’s decorated eggs are due at the Delaware Department of Agriculture on or before Nov. 10. Judging will be scheduled after Nov.10. Contest criteria: • Each egg should be decorated to represent some special feature(s) of the state. • A local artist, amateur or professional can decorate the egg. • An artist may submit only 1 decorated egg for consideration.

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• Only Large Chicken eggs are to be used (contents removed). • Eggs should be free standing, without a base or stand. • Small end of the egg should be facing up. • Eggs can be decorated with any method: painted, carved, beaded, paper mache, etc. Each year since 1994, each state sends a decorated egg to the White House for display. Local crafters and artists create decorated eggs which represent each state

and the District of Columbia. Delaware’s winning egg is currently on display at the White House in Washington, DC. Susan Monahan of Dover was the winning artist for the 2006 display. To see her egg you can view this website address: http://www.whitehouse.gov/easter/2006/eg gsbystate/ If you are interested in attending the Egg Decorating workshop contact Cindy Davis or Anne Fitzgerald at 1-800-2828685 (DE only) or 302-698-4500, or via email anne.fitzgerald@state.de.us.


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Delaware Coastal Cleanup still needs volunteers

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What do an ice skate, exercise bike, washing machine and toilet plunger have in common? No, this isn’t the start to a bad joke. All of these items were found on Delaware’s beaches last year during the Coastal Cleanup. This year the cleanup will be on Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon. This is the 20th year Delaware is participating in the world’s largest annual clearing of trash from coastlines and lakes by volunteers. A key component of Coastal Cleanup is the volunteers and we need a lot of them! The cleanup spans the state’s 97-mile eastern coastline and includes river and ocean shorelines as well as wetland and watershed areas. This year more than 49 sites, which cover New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties, are being targeted. Everyone from youth groups and businesses to families and individuals are encouraged to volunteer. You can register online at www.dnrec.state.de.us. On the right-hand side of the page you will see a button that says “Coastal Cleanup Signup,” which will take you to the cleanup’s homepage. You can also register over the phone by calling Jennifer Hall, Coastal Cleanup Coordinator, at (302) 739-9902. When volunteers report to their site, they are given data cards to record the number and type of trash they pick up. This information tells us what kind of activities produce the trash and where we

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can focus our attention when it comes to creating policy. Last year almost 12,000 pounds of trash were collected. Cigarettes were the number one item collected; volunteers picked up 15,351 cigarette butts! Some other interesting items picked up were a shopping cart, keys, furniture and a cell phone. For more information, please call Jennifer Hall, (302) 739-9064.

Cattlemen’s Field Day Delmarva Cattlemen’s Association Fall Field Day is Saturday, Sept. 16, 2 to 6 p.m.,at Delaware State University’s Hickory Hill Farm, 7 Hickories Road, Kenton. 2 p.m., Registration. 2:45-3:15 p.m. - Cost Share Programs John Bushey, conservationist, Kent Conservation District. 3:15-3:45 p.m. - Beef Quality Assurance - Paul Slayton, PA Beef Council. 3:45-4:15 p.m. - Choosing an A1 Program - Mike Wheatley, Genex. 4:15-4:45 - Seasonal Pasture Management Issues - Speaker TBA. Social time and casual barbecue to follow. 1.5 Nutrient Management Continuing Education Credits offered. You must attend the entire meeting in order to receive credits. RSVP to Chris and Karen Breeding at 349-9785 so that they may have an accurate head count for the barbecue.

Displaying t-shirts at the 2006 Coastal Cleanup kickoff event on Aug. 24 on the beach at the Delaware-Maryland line in Ocean City are Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control secretary John A. Hughes, Matthew Likovich, Bay Region Community & Communications coordinator with Cleanup sponsor Delmarva Power, Joyce Ponsell of the Assateague Coastal Trust, 2006 Coastal Cleanup coordinator Jennifer Hall and Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan. The 2006 Coastal Cleanup will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, at locations all along the Delaware coast, and volunteers are being sought to sign up to clean up.

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People Trapp, Wilson are married in garden Crista Jean Trapp and Lee Alan Wilson, both of Somerville, Mass., were wed on June 24, 2006, at 4 p.m. Pastor Keith Crawford-Roberts officiated at the Presbyterian ceremony, which was held in the bride’s parents’ backyard in Perkasie, Pa. Her father gave her in marriage. The processional music was the “Bridal Chorus” by Richard Wagner. There were 88 guests at the wedding. The bride is the daughter of John and Betty Trapp of Perkasie. The groom is the son of Rudolph and Teresa Wilson of Seaford. The couple met while attending the same classes at Salisbury University. Glass vases filled with local wildflowers and flowers from the bride’s parents’ gardens and arranged by the bride’s mother were used to decorate the tables. Angel trumpet bushes grown by the bride’s father were in bloom and used to create the altar. Wedding favors were shot glasses and bud vases etched by the bride and her bridesmaids with the name of the bride and groom and the wedding date and filled with dark chocolate mints from Cocoa Bon. White twinkle lights decorated the 40- by 60-foot tent used for the reception. The bride wore an Ivory Mikado silk dress designed by Amsale. The bouquet was arranged by the bride’s mother and was made up of a white iris, white hydrangeas, white shasta daisies and trailing vinca vine, all grown in the family gardens. Her maid of honor was Sarah Thiemann, her best friend since they met in seventh grade in 1988. Her bridesmaids were Cheryl Moore of Trumbauersville, Pa., a sister of the bride; Meghan Lynch of Quincy, Mass., a friend of the bride; Amy

Lafreniere of New Orleans, La., a friend of the bride; Kimberly Mayer of Norristown, Pa. a cousin of the bride; and Amanda D’Aiuto of Arlington, Mass., a friend of the bride. Bridesmaids wore smoky blue Duppioni silk tea-length dresses with silver trim from Siri. Their jewelry was hand-made by the bride, consisting of sterling silver, freshwater blue grey pearls and crystals. Bouquets were arranged by the bride’s mother using yellow day lilies, bee balm, white daisies, and trailing vinca vine from the family gardens. The flower girl, Hannah Moore, the bride’s niece, of Trumbauersville, wore an off-white cotton summer dress and carried a basket of white rose petals. The best man was Clifton Cochran, the groom’s high school friend of Seaford. Ushers were John O’Bier, of Long Island, N.Y., friend of the groom; Nathan Kingree of Seaford, a friend of the groom; Jonathan Trapp of Perkasie, the bride’s brother; Edward Moynihan of Clermont, N.Y., the groom’s cousin; and Nathan Tanner of Milton, a friend of the groom. The couple honeymooned at Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, and now live in Somerville, Mass. The bride graduated from Pennridge High School in 1994, Salisbury University with a BS in 1998 and Harvard School of Public Health with a MS in 2002. She is employed with Haley & Aldrich Inc. in Boston, Mass. The groom graduated from Seaford High School in 1993 and Salisbury University with a BS and University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a BS 1998. He is employed with Acambis Inc. in Cambridge, Mass.

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Rudy, Lane to be wed in August Walter and Janice Rudy of Bridgeville announce the engagement of their daughter, Alison Rudy of Milford, to Lance Lane of Harrington, son of Alan and Nancy Lane of Harrington. The bride-to-be is a 1992 graduate of Woodbridge High School. She received an associate degree in 1994 from Central Pennsylvania College in Summerdale, Pa. She is employed by Orthopedic Associates of Southern Delaware, Lewes. The groom-to-be is a 1993 graduate of Lake Forest High School and served in the United States Marine Corps for four years. He is employed by the state of Delaware as a state police dispatcher. A Sept. 23 wedding is planned.

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Derek and Christy Conaway, Millsboro, announce the birth of their daughter, Taylor Brooke, on June 23, 2006, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. She weighed 8 pounds 7 ounces. This special day was also her Aunt Ashton’s 16th birthday. Taylor’s maternal grandparents are Bruce and Jerry Arendall of Ocean View and her maternal great-grandmother is Olive Gyon of Belleville, Ill. Her paternal grandparents are Lisa Conaway, Millsboro, and Dean and Sharon Conaway, Laurel. Her paternal great-grandparents are Ronald and Saralee Wharton of Millsboro and Preston and Arlene Conaway of Laurel.

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CHURCH BULLETINS St. John’s House Tour schedule St. John’s House Tour will be Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with 10 homes open. Tickets are available from circle leaders and committee members. The cost is $10. As usual, Jeanette Davis and her committee will serve a chicken salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost will be $6 including dessert and beverage. The House Tour Boutique, with Janet Hackett as chairman, will also be in Fellowship Hall. Doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Members of St. John’s are encouraged to donate crafts, used items in excellent condition, baked goods, plants, white elephants, etc. At the same time there will be an addition this year — a silent auction featuring quality items. Two quilts have already been donated. Jean Dunham and Nancy Brown are chairladies of the silent auction.

Messiah’s Vineyard Church events Messiah’s Vineyard Church, Laurel,upcoming events: Barbecue and large yard sale, Saturday, Sept. 9, at 7 a.m., at Tyndall’s Furniture Parking Lot. Bake sale, drinks, mums and pumpkins, crafts. Ladies’ Prayer Breakfast, Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 8:30 a.m., special speaker, Barbara Wootten. Everyone is welcome. To attend, call the church office at 8754646. Men’s Prayer Breakfast, Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 a.m. Special speaker, Fernando Serrato. Everyone is welcome. To attend, call the church office at 875-4646, or Ross

Dukes at 875-7062. Youth group - Starting Sunday, Sept. 17, Messiah’s Youth Group will be held on Sundays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the church and café located on Rt. 13 and Discountland Road. Kicking off the evening with a pizza party and a full new worship band. If you have any questions or need directions, call the church office at 875-4646. Wednesday night Bible study will resume in the café with dinners on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. Taught by Dr. Carl Vincent. Visit Messiah’s web site at www.messiahsvineyard.org.

St. John AME Church events Pastor Demarrius Hardy from Faith Builders Ministry, Largo, Md., will be in service at St. John AME Zion Church, Laurel, on Friday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. On Friday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m., Pastor Rob Best from Life Changing Worship Center in Fruitland, Md., will be in service at St. John AME . For details contact the Rev. Shirley M. Caldwell, 841-0203.

Gospel in the Pines Concert A Gospel in the Pines Concert presented by the Concord United Methodist Church, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m., rain or shine, 25322 Church Road, (Rt. 20A). Admission is free. A love offering will be collected. Bring your own chairs and blankets. The concert will feature five gospel artists: Tony Crowe, Jerry Jones, Kathy Wright, The King’s Ambassadors, The Lights of Home. Hot dogs, hamburgers, desserts, snacks and drinks will be available. Call 629-4535.

Laurel Baptist Church Laurel Baptist Church will have as their guest speaker, Debra J. Kondash, on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. “The Girls” Janet Bailey and Karen Westbrooke will be singing. The church is located on Bi-State Boulevard, Laurel, on the right approximately two miles south of Britts Dutch Inn. For information call 875-5300.

St. Luke’s rummage sales Plans are under way for this year’s rummage sale sponsored by St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. The sale will be on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Luke’s Parish Hall on King and North streets in Seaford. Workers are now on hand at the Parish Hall each Monday from 9 a.m. to noon for those who wish to donate items. The St. Luke’s chrysanthemum sale will be at the end of August with pickup of flowers Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Jackson Hewitt office, Seaford.

The Ninety & Nine dinner meeting The Ninety & Nine extends an invitation to all women to join them for their regular quarterly dinner meeting at The Seaford Golf & Country Club on Monday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. Speaker for the evening is Robyn Sturgeon, of Seaford. She is a National Board Certified Math Teacher and has worked in the public school system as a teacher for 10 years. Three years ago, she began “Teen Believers Ministries,” which sponsors teen events and teen girl weekend retreats. More recently she opened “Shiloh House of Hope” in Delaware. Shiloh

St. John’s fitness classes start New Fitness Classes started this week. The classes meet in St. John’s United Methodist Church Hall in Seaford (Sponsored by St. John’s, but open to the public) Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m., and Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Childcare will be provided during the mornings only at no extra fee. Beginners to intermediate participants are welcome in this co-ed, non-competitive, muscle-toning, stretching, high/low aerobic class. Try a free one. Six or eight-week commitment at a time. For more information or to register call 21-year AFAA certified fitness professional, Carol Lynch at 629-7539. House of Hope is a Christ-centered, loving, residential program, where teens will receive counseling and education that will bring about healing and restoration to them and to their families. Robyn will also share how she was healed from Crohn’s disease. The singers will be “Abundant Joy,” Kim Wiley, Reneé Wyatt and Ivy Bank. Reservations are necessary. Deadline is Sept. 7. For details call Joyce Thomas at 629-2248.

Keys to a Loving Relationship Starting Sept. 6, at 7 p.m., Living Water Worship Center, 27225 Kaye Road, Laurel, is featuring the video series by Gary Smalley, “Keys to a Loving RelaContinued on page 17

DIRECTORY: Your Guide To Local Houses of Worship TRINITY UNITED METHODIST Trap Pond, CHURCH NearLaurel, Del. 875-7715 Sun. School 9:00 a.m. Worship 10:00 a.m. Pastor Tina Whaley

“A caring church, a giving church, a sharing church; showing love, warmth and friendship to all.”

St. John’s United Methodist Church Pine & Poplar Sts., Seaford 302-629-9466 Web site: http://home.dmv.com/-stjohns/ E-mail: stjohns@dmv.com NURSERY & HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

SUNDAY WORSHIP 8:30 & 11:15 am Traditional 9:45 Sunday School 9:50 am Contemporary Come as you are… and be transformed in the love of Christ!

Centenary United Methodist Church “Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for Over 200 Years” “NEW SONG!” - Contemporary Celebration, 8:45 a.m. Sunday School, Classes for ALL ages, 9:45 a.m. Every Sunday Traditional Family Worship, 11:00 a.m.

Rev. John W. Van Tine, Pastor, 875-3983 200 W. Market St., Laurel, Del.

CHURCH OF CHRIST

1010 S. Central Ave., Laurel Phone: 875-7748 Donny Weimar, Minister Worship Services: Sunday 10 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Bible Study: Sun. 9:00 a.m.; Wed. 7:00 p.m.

Christ Evangelistic Church Great Worship - Talented Singers Loving People - Powerful Preaching Youth Group Sunday Night 7 pm

In The Interest Of New Testament Christianity

Worship 11 a.m. • Sun. School 10:00 a.m. Wed. Night 7:00 p.m. • Sun. Night 7:00 p.m. Located on Bethel Road between the Dual & Alt. 13 For info call: 629-3674 or 875-2915 Sr. Pastor Roland Tice

CHRIST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

HARVEST CHRISTIAN CHURCH

510 S. Central Ave., Laurel, DE Rev. Fred Duncan Church: 875-4233 Parsonage: 875-3398 Sunday Services: 8:30am Praise 9:30am Sunday School,11am Worship

DIAL DAILY DEVOTIONS: 875-4309

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church & Old Christ Church 600 S. Central Ave., P.O. Box 293 Laurel, DE 19956 ~ (302) 875-3644 Rev. Rita B. Nelson, Rector Holy Eucharist & Morning Prayer Sunday @ 9:30 am

“Heart Felt Praise” Relevant Bible Teaching Children’s Ministry Midweek Bible Study Tom Birowski, Pastor Seaford, Del. • 628-7771 94 Walnut St. Laurel, DE 19956

875-7873 “A Place to Belong” SUNDAY WEDNESDAY Family Worship Prayer Team 7:00 p.m. 10:45 a.m. ‘The Table’ Sunday School 9:30 a.m. (last Wed. of mo) 7:00 p.m. THURSDAY God’s Big Back Yard Underground 6:30 p.m. 9:30 a.m.

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.

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St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Road 68, South of Laurel Laurel, Del. 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. www.StPaulsUMCLaurelDE.org

Pastor - Donald Murray - 856-6107

Christian Church of Seaford Dual 13N., Seaford, DE • 629-6298 Minister: John Herbst 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


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tionship.” Unless you have a perfect marriage, this series is for you. For the children, we will be holding “The Discovery Club.” For more information about the video series, phone 302-875-7814.

Loss and Recovery Workshop Living Water Worship Center, in partnership with the Sussex Pregnancy Care Center, is holding a Loss and Recovery Workshop every Thursday at 7 p.m. at 27225 Kaye Road, Laurel. This workshop is designed to help women who are struggling with feelings associated with prior abortions. For more information, contact Rebecca at 302-628-8172.

911 Service in Greenwood On Saturday evening, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m., the Ladies Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post #7478 will host a Memorial Service for the Fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. The VFW Post #7478 is located on Governors Avenue in Greenwood. The program will feature the District 4 Honor Guard, patriotic selections by Dustin and Kasey Jones and Shannon Pierce; and the Keynote speaker is Capt. Barry Ball, Chaplain in the USAF Reserves. Light refreshments will be served. The public is invited to attend. For more information contact Michaele S. Russell, president, at 349-4220.

The No Name Band On Friday, Sept. 8, the No Name Band will return to Grace United Methodist Church Hall, Georgetown, at 7:30 p.m. For further information, contact Everett Warrington at 337-7198.

Centenary Church Gospel Café Christian music hour each Saturday, 67:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Centenary Church. Bruce and Nancy Willey are presenting live Christian music, fellowship and refreshments. September guest singers are: Sept. 2: Sierra Spicer; Sept. 9: Denise Harper; Sept. 16: Living Lights, Don White; Sept. 23 : Kirk & Kara Kinnamon; Sept. 30: Galen & Jillian Queen. Every week, Mary Ann Young and Jenny Price Kimbell join us. Everyone is invited to attend. Come as you are. For more information, contact the church office at 875-3983, or Bruce Willey at 875-5539.

A.M.E. Zion Revival services Revival Services, Liberating Power, will be held at A.M.E. Zion Church (formerly C.H. Foggie), Bridgeville. Visiting

543 N. BRADFORD ST., SEAFORD, DEL. • 629-7161

Rev. Michael A. Hopkins, Pastor SUNDAY WEDNESDAY 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.

The 2006 Seaford CROP Walk will be held on Sunday, Sept. 24. The Walk starts at 2 p.m., with registration beginning at 1 p.m. at the West Seaford Elementary School. CROP Walks are a faith based, community wide response to world hunger. The Walks provide for the needs of people in more than 80-countries. CROP Walks also provide for the needs of the community in which they are organized. For each dollar collected by the Walkers, 75 percent of the donations support the needs of people around the world. Twenty-five percent of the donations are returned back to the community. Since 1997, the Seaford Food Closet and the Seaford Mission have split the donations returned back to Seaford. If you are a church, company, organization or an individual that wants to help make a difference in the lives of those who are less fortunate, contact Eleanor Terrell at 628-1515, John Blevins at 629-8722, or Dr. Ted Farrar; Mid Atlantic Director for Church World Service at 888-297-2767, for information regarding the Walk, registration materials, route maps and guidelines. ministers will be here: on Sept. 6 - the Rev. Dr. Dennis Proctor of Pennsylvania Avenue Church, Baltimore, Md.; Sept. 7 the Rev. Gary Rogers of Varick Church, Philadelphia, Pa.; Sept. 8 - the Rev. Mark Thomas of Mt. Hope Church, Princess Anne, Md., all services start at 7 p.m. nightly. On Sunday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m., the Rev. Dr. Lewis Anthony of Washington, D.C. will be here. All are welcome. The Rev. R.J. Chandler is pastor. For more information contact Sister Virginia Snead at 875-7438.

O’Day Family in concert The O’Day Family of Georgetown will be in concert at Trinity United Methodist Church (near Trap Pond) on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 6:30 p.m. A fellowship dinner will be held before the Concert at 5:30 p.m.. Everyone is invited.

King’s UMC fall festival King’s United Methodist Church, Gordy Road in Laurel, will be holding its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be Gospel Music all day. Special guests are King’s Ambassadors. A petting zoo, oyster sandwiches, vendors, auction and much more for all ages. For information call Angie James at 846-2292.

Send us your Church news Send items for Church Bulletins to Morning Star Publications, PO Box 1000, Seaford, DE 19973 or you may email to morningstarpub@ddmg.net

Messiah’s Vineyard Church Located at Tyndall’s Furniture Plaza on Discountland Rd & Rt. 13, Laurel 302-875-4646 PO BOX 60, LAUREL, DE 19956

PRE-SCHOOL - 12TH GRADE - Office 629-7161 Quality Traditional Education Since 1973 Fully Accredited By Middle States in ACSI

Dr. Carl G Vincent, Senior Minister Pastor Barry B. Dukes, Music Minister Sunday 9:30 am Wednesday 7:00 pm Children’s Church • Nursery

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH

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A Cooperative S.B.C. Church 805 Atlanta Rd., Seaford, DE

532 Stein Hwy., Seaford, DE 19973 Redemptorist Fathers • 629-3591

302-629-8434 • www.graceseaford.org

MASSES: SUNDAY: Sat. Eve. - Vigil 5:30 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. 4:30-5 p.m.; Sun. 8-8:25 a.m.

SEAFORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Crop Walk September 24

Rock Church Fun Day Sept. 16 On Saturday, Sept. 16, from 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Rock Church will have a Fun Day … Yard sale, silent auction, baked goods, crafts, and much more.Come fellowship and check out the great deals. Kids are back in school why not treat yourself to a moment of relaxation. If you would like to join us with yard sale items and/or crafts, call 875-7275.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

Sunday School 9:30 am Worship 10:45 am & 6 pm Children’s Church 10:45 am SPANISH Worship 10:45 am Wednesday Activities 7 pm Pastor: Homer McKeithan Youth: Ben Colegrove Music: Jim Burket “The Cross Is Grounded In Grace”

LAUREL-MT. PLEASANT CHARGE 27225 Kaye Road, Laurel, DE 19956 Ph: (302) 875-7814

www.livingwaterworship.com Pastor: Rev. Timothy P. Jones

Sunday Morning Wed. Bible Study & Worship & Children’s Children’s Discovery Club 7:00 PM Ministries 10:00 AM “Flowing in Power and Love to a Parched and Thirsty World”

YOU ARE INVITED! Come into This Church and Gather in Christ’s Name to Worship Him! Psalm 95:6 Sun. School 9:45 a.m. • Worship 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wed. Bible Study 7:30 p.m. Pastor, Stacey Johnson

VICTORY TABERNACLE CHURCH OF GOD

“A Growing Church For All Ages”

2 miles N. of Laurel, DE on Alt. 13

302-877-0443 410-957-4696

The Atlanta Road Alliance Church 22625 Atlanta Rd., Seaford, DE (302) 629-5600 • www.atlantaroadcma.org Rev. Edward Laremore • Rev. Andrew Kerr SUNDAY WEDNESDAY 8:30 Worship 6:45 Pioneer Clubs (age 3 9:45 Sunday School thru grade 6) & Divorce Care® 11:00 Worship/Kids Church 7:00 Prayer Service & Youth 7:00 Evening Service Group (grades 7-12)

To Come! Revelation 2 ime 2:1 T The Ark 7 It's Seaford Wesleyan Church

Passing on God’s Love and Grace in Laurel, Delmar & Surrounding Area United Methodist Churches

King’s St. George’s Mt. Pleasant

Worship Sun. Sch.

Gordy Rd. .......... 8:50....10:00 St. George Rd. .... 10:10..... 9:00

Mt. Pleasant Rd. 9:30,11:30..10:15 Pastor Barbara Auer

River of Life Christian Center 17 W. Market St., Greenwood, DE 302349-9420 Pastors Joseph & Yvonne Dixon WORSHIP SERVICE: SUN. 11 AM BIBLE STUDY: WED. 7:30 PM

Proclaiming Faith 4 pm Sunday on WKDI 840 AM Radio

Food Outreach Emergency Food

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Sailor’s Bethel United Methodist Church Bethel, DE Pastor Arthur Smith III Sunday School - 10 am Worship - 11:15 am Nursery Provided office 875-3628 parsonage 875-2996

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church The Rev’d. Jeanne W. Kirby, Rector

Sunday School - all ages 9 a.m. Worship 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Rainbow Day Care / Pre-School Rt. 13 South, Seaford, DE 302-628-1020

Mount Olivet 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. Thomas Gross • 302-629-4458 PROFESSIONAL NURSERY CARE PROVIDED

Laurel Wesleyan Church Rt. 13A, Just North of Laurel Sunday School - 9:30 & 10:45 Worship - 9:00 & 10:45 Sunday Evening Worship and Children’s Ministries 6 p.m. Wednesday Youth Ministries 6:30 p.m. Church 875-5380 • Sr. Pastor Todd Crofford Assistant Pastor Ken Deusa Asst. Pastor/Youth: Sue Boyce Children’s Pastor: Marilyn Searcey

Holy Eucharist: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School & Adult Forum: 10:30 a.m. Thurs. Eve. Service: 6 p.m. Front & King St., Seaford, DE 629-7979

Seaford Church of Christ Acapella

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N. Dual 13, P.O. Box 783, Seaford, DE 19973 302-629-6206 Evangelist - Anthony Melakian - 629-3633 Elder - Don Birch - 629-8949 Elder - Ron Russell - 629-6033 Sunday School 10a.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

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UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 25322 Church Road, Concord Seaford, DE 19973 Sunday Worship - 9 am Sunday School (all ages) - 10:30 am For More Information call 302-628-8114 Rev. Diane E. Melson, Pastor


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OBITUARIES Charles R. Pusey, 78 Charles R. Pusey of Bridgeville passed away on Monday, Aug. 28, 2006 at the Lewes Convalescent Center in Lewes. He was born in Laurel, a son of Raymond & Catherine (Boyce) Pusey. Mr. Pusey had formerly worked as a supervisor of the paint division for Nanticoke Homes. Prior to this time, he owned and operated his own paint contracting company. He was the former president of the local Men’s Club in Bridgeville, was a great NASCAR fan and an avid water fowl hunter. For many years he performed a one-man comedy act for the Bridgeville Lions Club, often packing the house. He was a World War II Army veteran serving in the Asiatic Pacific Theater as a marksman. Preceded in death by his parents, he is survived by his wife, Mildred B. Pusey of Bridgeville; his son, Gary Pusey of Bridgeville; his daughter, Lynn Wajda and her husband Michael of Milton; two sisters, Josephine Waller and her husband Frank and Doris Jane Conaway and her husband Ronnie, all of Laurel; three granddaughters, Lori Fowler and her husband Craig, and Ashley Ellingsworth, both of Maine, and Jennifer Pusey of Milford; a grandson, Colby Pusey of Bridgeville; step-grandson, John Wajda and wife Amy of West Virginia; and two step-great-grandchildren, Mitchell and Zachary Wajd, both of West Virginia. His funeral service was on Sept. 1, at the Union United Methodist Church, Bridgeville, with the Rev. Gary Tulak and the Rev. Dale Brown officiating. Burial followed in Bridgeville Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be to Union United Methodist Church, 211 Market St, Bridgeville, DE 19933; or Bridgeville Fire Department, P.O. 727, Bridgeville, DE 19933. Arrangements were by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Hardesty Chapel, Bridgeville.

Lester Joseph Moore, 63 Lester Joseph Moore of Laurel died on Aug. 28, 2006 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. Mr. Moore was a son of Edwin and Dorothy Moore. He was a private health social worker for Fellowship Health in Seaford and he was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Laurel. Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by a son, Lester Moore, Jr., three brothers, Alton Moore, Danny Moore and Vincent Moore, and a sister Charlotte Coffin. He is survived by his wife Ruth Moore of Laurel; five sons, Joe Moore, Rick Moore and Eugene Moore, all of Laurel, Ronnie Moore of Eden, Md. and Lloyd Moore of Seaford; two daughters, Ruth Moore and Deborah Moore of Laurel; one brother, Bob Moore of Florida; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. His funeral service was on Aug. 31, at Hannigan-Short-Disharoon Funeral Home, Laurel, with the Rev. Ruth Chamberlain

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officiating. Interment was in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Laurel. Contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association, 110 S. Prince St., Suite 200, Wilmington, DE 19801.

Helen White, 62 Helen “Lou” White of Pittsville, Md., died on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md. She was a daughter of Paul and Beatrice Collins Lynch. Mrs. White was a Yacht Upholsterer for Maxum Marine and a co-owner along with her husband David of the Pittsville Dinette. She enjoyed work, racing, and collecting dolls and making candy. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Lynch; and a sister and brother-in-law, Hilda “Tootsie” and Bob Dorman. She is survived by her husband, David A. White Sr.; children: David “Bunky” White Jr. of Parsonsburg, Md., Tim and Debbie White of Salisbury, Md., Kevin & Michelle White of Statesville, N.C.; brothers and wives: Pete and Norma Lynch, Tob and Veronica Lynch, Roland and Mary Lynch; sister-in-law, Mary Lynch; sister, Pat Shockley; grandchildren: David “Sparky” White and Trisha Townsend, Matt White and Amber, Brianna Reid, Danielle White, Torri White, Kristie Ward; and a great-grandchild, Matt White Jr. Her service was on Sept. 6, at Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro , with the Rev. David Souder officiating. Interment was in Pittsville, Cemetery, Pittsville, Md. The family request contributions be made to the Gumboro Wesleyan Church 36842 Millsboro, Hwy. Millsboro, DE 19966 Letters of condolence may be emailed to: Watson Funeral Home Delmarvaobits.com

Alice M. Walls, 70 Alice M. Walls of Seaford, died on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. Mrs. Walls was a homemaker and an active member of Jehovah’s Witness

What must I do to be saved? Acknowledge your sin and place your trust in Christ. All who place their trust in Christ in this way are adopted as God’s children. All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. — Romans 3:23 The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. — Romans 6:23 God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. — Romans 5:8 If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised him from the dead, you will be saved. — Romans 10:9

Church in Seaford. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, William W. Walls; three daughters, Debra Lee Winters of Leonardtown, Md., Tracy Ann Warren and Patricia Lynn Cornell, both of Ft. Myers, Fla.; two brothers, William Dennis of Chesapeake, Va., and Robert Dennis of Laurel; two sisters, Ella Mae Hitch of Laurel and Helen Cobb of Chesapeake, Va. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Her funeral services were on Sept. 5, at the Cranston Funeral Home, Seaford. Burial was in Blades Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Jehovah’s Witness Church, c/o Keith McQueen, 147 Adams Rd, Greenwood, DE 19950.

William W. Ellsworth 64 William W. Ellsworth of Georgetown died Friday September 1, as a result of injuries sustained from an automobile accident. Mr. Ellsworth was born in Wilmington. The son of William W. Ellsworth, jr. and Mildred Jo McCarter. Mr. Ellsworth was a mechanic for the past six years at Boulevard Ford in Georgetown. He enjoyed Nascar, Hot Rods and Cruise-ins and most of all his family especially his grandchildren. Mr. Ellsworth is survived by his loving wife of 41 years Irene V. Mathews” Ellsworth a son William W. Ellsworth IV and his wife Sharon of Georgetown a son

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MORNING STAR ber of the Upper Somerset Chapter of the AARP. He enjoyed traveling and loved being outdoors and gardening. He will be missed greatly by his loving 15-year-old dog, Ginger. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ola May Godfrey in 1996; and two brothers, William and Sidney Godfrey. He is survived by his loving friend and companion, Joyce Givans of Salisbury; a step-daughter, Carol Lea Hurd of Baltimore; three step-grandchildren, Eddie Hurd, Jr. of Phoenix, Ariz., Tina Snyder of Loganville, Pa., and Theresa Newberger of Baltimore; four brothers, Lawrence Godfrey of Berlin, Md., Norman Godfrey of Washington, D.C., Robert Godfrey of Snow Hill, and Donald Godfrey of Delmar; and five sisters, Mary Dickerson, Margaret Tarr, Esther Chase and Ellen Renn, all of Salisbury, and Jean McFord of New Church, Va. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. His funeral service was on Sept. 5, at Short Funeral Home, Delmar, with the Rev. Sam McWilliams officiating. Interment followed the service at Springhill Memory Gardens near Hebron. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: The Salvation Army, 407 Oak St., Salisbury, MD 21802; or to Snow Hill American Legion, Post 67, P.O. Box 161, Snow Hill, MD 21863.

Robert H. Rogers, 88 Robert H. Rogers of Delmar, Md., passed away Friday, Sept. 1, 2006 of natural causes. He was born in Millsboro, Sept. 30, 1917, where spent most of his

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early life. During World War II, he worked for the Sun Ship Company in Chester Pa. as a welding supervisor. After the war, he moved back to Millsboro and then to Delmar in 1949. He worked for Preston Trucking Company in the early1950s, was an independent trucker from the mid 1950s to the mid 1960s, returning to Preston Trucking until his retirement in 1979. He was a member of the Delmar Moose Lodge, the Moose Legion, MasonDixon Woodworkers and the Kiwanis Club of Delmar. He was an avid vegetable gardener, carpenter and mechanic. He enjoyed reading, fishing and traveling. He took great pride in being an Eastern Shoreman. He married Florence A. Valentine in 1938 and they had two children, June and Robert. Florence passed away in 1987 and June in 2003. In 1993 he married Ruth Joyce of Laurel. Ruth passed away in 1996. He is survived by his son, Robert, of Orlando, Fl, Ruth Joyce’s daughters, Patricia Hastings and Harriett Joyce of Laurel, Ruth Smith of Millsboro, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m. at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Delmar. The Rev. Custer Ruley will officiate. Interment will follow in Springhill Memory Gardens, Route 50, near Hebron. Contributions may be made to the Kiwanis Club of Delmar, P.O. Box 371, Delmar, DE 19940. Arrangements are in the care of the Short Funeral Home, Delmar.

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Words can enrich or cause damage By the Rev. Todd K. Crofford Laurel Wesleyan Church

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE

Imagine arriving home to find Our entire lives can be your seven-year-old son pounding nails into your antique coffee table. When you yell at him to stop he impacted by one intersays, “Don’t worry, I am going to pull them out when I’m done.” change when we don’t But you protest, “Even if you pull them out it won’t undo the watch our words. damage you’ve already caused. You can’t change the fact that nails leave holes!” priate. Our words have even more power than Telling them they are worthless and nails. We must never underestimate the never behave is driving nails that create power of what we say to impact those virtually irreparable holes in their souls. around us. Marriages are also a case study in the This is not new information to us. power of words. Things said in the heat of Those who use words for a living know the moment can scar a relationship for how to pick them carefully. years. One media outlet may positively spin a It’s no wonder that the biblical writer person as an “activist,” while those who James said our words are as powerful as want to paint him poorly will call him a the small rudder which can steer the direc“zealot.” tion of a massive ship. Is that person a “nut case” or are they Our entire lives can be impacted by one “troubled?” The connotation is as different interchange when we don’t watch our as night and day between “freedom fightwords. ers” and “insurgents.” The good news is others can find a In particular, when we are training and place of solace, encouragement, and even disciplining our children we must carefullife purpose through the right word spoken ly choose our words. at the right time. It is amazing to think we Expressing to our children that their hold such power in our tongue. misbehavior will not be tolerated is approReally, though, the power is not in the tongue; it is in the brain. We all have the ability to bless or curse with our tongues. St. John’s House Tour schedule The difference is that God gave us this filSt. John’s House Tour will be Oct. 5 ter in our mind that allows us to choose from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with 10 homes what we do or don’t speak. Don’t cop out and protest, “I can’t help open. Tickets are available from circle what I say.” With the exception of a few leaders and committee members. The very rare medical anomalies, we “can” cost is $10. help what we say. As usual, Jeanette Davis and her Sometimes we just don’t choose to committee will serve a chicken salad watch our words. luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost Just as I really don’t enjoy the prospect will be $6 including dessert and beverof yanking nails out of priceless antiques, age. I also want to avoid the painfully slow The House Tour Boutique, with process or trying to retract my words and Janet Hackett as chairman, will also be undo the damage they’ve caused. in Fellowship Hall. Doors will be open That’s reason enough for me to keep a from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. tight rein on my tongue today. Members of St. John’s are encouraged to donate crafts, used items in exThe Rev. Crofford is Senior Pastor at Laurel Wesleyan cellent condition, baked goods, plants, Church. His views do not necessarily represent the views of the congregation or Wesleyan Church International. You white elephants, etc. may email pastortodd@laurelwesleyan.org

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HOUSE TOUR COMING - The 33rd St. John’s House Tour in Seaford will be Thursday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring nine homes as well as St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Cost is $10 per person. Tickets may be bought at the church on Oct. 5. A luncheon will be available in St. John’s Church hall, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $6. A boutique and silent auction will be held in the church hall from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call Teresa Wilson, 629-6417. Above is the home of Linda and Buddy Griffin,17 Hidden Hills Drive, Seaford. The exterior of this home, which was built by the owners, features a curving slate walkway, a mix of stone with pearl siding and white fencing and trim. The front door with leaded glass transom opens to a marble foyer. Inspired by a vacation in Costa Rico, the Griffins designed their home with cool floors and dark wood cabinets and furniture. Custom made cherry cabinets in the kitchen highlight earthy granite counter tops. What appears to be ceramic tile on the floor in this area is actually practical vinyl. Antique beds in the guest room and Linda’s father’s childhood cradle add history to the home. A mini-office is cleverly concealed in the sunroom closet and overlooks the deck, terrace and peaceful woods. The two-year-old rancher home of Linda and Frank Johnston, 26 Marathon Drive, Seaford, (below) features leaded glass front doors and vaulted ceilings. Ginnie dolls and a Laura’s Attic collection grace the living room; a china cupboard in the dining room displays painted glass goblets. Artwork purchased during one of their many trips create the focal point for the “Sedona Room,” with walls the color of red rocks and scenic photos taken by Frank. Both sunny kitchen and three-season room with French doors infuse the home with light. In the master bedroom, a tray ceiling, white on white fabrics with soft pastel touches, dolls and accessories set the stage for a mural designed by Linda and Frank and painted by Steve Spathelf, an artist they met at a motor coach rally in Florida. The fully-equipped motor coach in the driveway is also open for the tour.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - Wesley United Methodist Church, Seaford, held its vacation Bible school, Son Treasure Island, July 31 through Aug. 4. Fifty-six children and 20 adults attended vacation Bible school and more than 40 adults were involved in teaching, crafts, recreation, music, snacks, skits and decorating. The closing program was held on Sunday, Aug. 6. The children sang songs, recited memory verses, and received their certificates and awards. A luncheon was held in the community house after the program. Above, a group of children who participated in the program. Right, a skit called Cookie Crumbs.

PRETTY IN PINK - Frederick Ford, Seaford, is part of Ford’s Warriors in Pink tour to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The vehicles with the tour (above and below) will be at the dealership Thursday and Friday, noon to 8 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The dealership, inspired by a long-time employee who was diagnosed with breast cancer about a year ago, also holds Pink Fridays, during which employees wear pink to work. Photos by Bryant Richardson


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HOUSE TOUR COMING - The 33rd St. John’s House Tour in Seaford will be Thursday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring nine homes as well as St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Cost is $10 per person. Tickets may be bought at the church on Oct. 5. A luncheon will be available in St. John’s Church hall, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $6. A boutique and silent auction will be held in the church hall from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call Teresa Wilson, 629-6417. Above is the home of Linda and Buddy Griffin,17 Hidden Hills Drive, Seaford. The exterior of this home, which was built by the owners, features a curving slate walkway, a mix of stone with pearl siding and white fencing and trim. The front door with leaded glass transom opens to a marble foyer. Inspired by a vacation in Costa Rico, the Griffins designed their home with cool floors and dark wood cabinets and furniture. Custom made cherry cabinets in the kitchen highlight earthy granite counter tops. What appears to be ceramic tile on the floor in this area is actually practical vinyl. Antique beds in the guest room and Linda’s father’s childhood cradle add history to the home. A mini-office is cleverly concealed in the sunroom closet and overlooks the deck, terrace and peaceful woods. The two-year-old rancher home of Linda and Frank Johnston, 26 Marathon Drive, Seaford, (below) features leaded glass front doors and vaulted ceilings. Ginnie dolls and a Laura’s Attic collection grace the living room; a china cupboard in the dining room displays painted glass goblets. Artwork purchased during one of their many trips create the focal point for the “Sedona Room,” with walls the color of red rocks and scenic photos taken by Frank. Both sunny kitchen and three-season room with French doors infuse the home with light. In the master bedroom, a tray ceiling, white on white fabrics with soft pastel touches, dolls and accessories set the stage for a mural designed by Linda and Frank and painted by Steve Spathelf, an artist they met at a motor coach rally in Florida. The fully-equipped motor coach in the driveway is also open for the tour.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - Wesley United Methodist Church, Seaford, held its vacation Bible school, Son Treasure Island, July 31 through Aug. 4. Fifty-six children and 20 adults attended vacation Bible school and more than 40 adults were involved in teaching, crafts, recreation, music, snacks, skits and decorating. The closing program was held on Sunday, Aug. 6. The children sang songs, recited memory verses, and received their certificates and awards. A luncheon was held in the community house after the program. Above, a group of children who participated in the program. Right, a skit called Cookie Crumbs.

PRETTY IN PINK - Frederick Ford, Seaford, is part of Ford’s Warriors in Pink tour to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The vehicles with the tour (above and below) will be at the dealership Thursday and Friday, noon to 8 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The dealership, inspired by a long-time employee who was diagnosed with breast cancer about a year ago, also holds Pink Fridays, during which employees wear pink to work.


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2006 Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival thank you and novelty toys. One of AFRAM’s missions is to invite Non-Profit groups to share a wealth of information about men, women, children, family, housing, finances, job opportunities and health issues. These resources are priceless. The biggest draw to the Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival was the energetic entertainment featuring; Reggae, Hip-Hop, Gospel, Drummers, Dancer, Storytellers, Jazz and the funky Mo-town Sounds. Oh, did I forget mention the miraculous weather that illuminated down on AFRAM. The “Son” always shines on AFRAM - Thank God for a praying Committee. The buzz is that the Festival may be outgrowing Nutter Park. Nevertheless, the show must go on. The Planning Sessions for the 10th edition of AFRAM (Aug. 10 & 11, 2007) will resume in January. The only thing I will guarantee is the best is yet to come!

By Councilwoman Pat A. Jones AFRAM Festival executive director

Well, what can I say except “Year number nine did mighty fine.” In fact, one critic’s email said the 2006 AFRAM Festival was a “Whopping Success.” Moreover, having experienced them all, I must agree. The ninth Edition of the 2006 Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival attendance was beyond our expectation. People came from: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Virginia , North and South Carolina, California, Florida and even from our nations capital; Washington D.C. to attend this extraordinary two-day event. People from a variety of lifestyle packed Nutter Park for reasons all their own. Some came for the food, others for the entertainment then you had most that just came to a good olé time. The food was fabulous everything from oyster fritters, hotdogs, curry goat, fried fish, Italian Ice, and sweet potato pie, just to tantalize your taste buds. The Food Vendors are a welcome treat to the Festival because it give entrepreneurs an opportunity to express a rich heritage of culinary skills. The ethnic vendors made shopping adventurous marketing Tshirts, African Art, clothing, shea butter, shoes, pocketbooks, sunglasses, jewelry,

AFRAM thanks to our 2006 sponsors:

Councilwoman Pat A. Jones, AFRAM Festival executive director, is shown during the 2006 festival. File photo by Ronald MacArthur

GOLD: City Of Seaford; Hamilton Associates. SILVER: Sussex County Council; Johnny Janosik, Inc.; Pizza King; Nanticoke Hospital; Perdue; Soroptimist International Of Seaford.

BRONZE: Kiwanis; Delmarva Power; Sussex County; Democratic Party; Evergreen U.M. Church; Penisula Oil Co.; Morning Star Publications; Hurlock Center of American Muslim Mission, Inc.; Seaford Federal Credit Union; East Coast Property Management. IN-KIND: Asap Printing & Embroidery; Independent Newspapers; Clear Channel Radio; Comcast; Wal-Mart; Money Mailer; Best Western; Seaford Inn; Harley Davidson; Seaford Police Department; Delaware State Police; Taylor & Sons Amusement; Ms. Margie Cooke’s Day Care; Seaford Mission; Heritage Jewelers; Applebee’s Restaurant; Golden Corral; John’s Four Seasons; Hampton Inn; Creative Concepts Day Care; W.C. Clothing; Sand & Stone Creations; Mary Kay by Karen Hearn; Serenityville Massage; Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce; Carteret Mortgage Corp.; Towers Signs; Ace Hardware; J&K Sounds. CHURCHES: Heaven-Bound Ministries; St Luke’s Episcopal Church; Our Lady of Lourdes; Atlanta Road Alliance Church; M & M Ministries; Clarence St. Church of God; Macedonia AME Church; Wesley United Methodist Church.

AFRAM Festival promotes families, community By Betty L. Jarman Fantastic! There is no other way to describe the awesome experience, extraordinary feats and stirring performances made possible by the 2006 Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival. Many have said that this has been the greatest festival held so far. This presents a challenge for next year’s committee to come up with more bold and daring ideas intent on topping this year’s festival. After months of planning, organizing, and praying for beautiful weather, the committee breathed a sigh of relief as a gorgeous weekend unfolded. Coupled with the perfect weather, an exciting parade, a wide variety of children’s events, great food and great music, and the appearance of local politicians, attendance was at all time high this year.

      

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which is role that everyone can play a part in. Joining together, we can make our community stronger, connected and more inclusive. We want to thank AFRAM’s executive director, Councilwoman Pat Jones for her exemplary leadership and unrentless drive in working diligently to bring such an extraordinary, glorious two-day event to the Eastern Shore Community. We also want to thank her husband, Greg Jones, for his support, sacrifices and dedication to AFRAM and to the community. We also wish to thank the AFRAM Festival Dream Team for their efforts, energy and contributions for helping make this event possible. The committee feels blessed and honored to be able to serve the community this way. They are making a difference and deserve your support.

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Residents oppose Laurel annexation, plans for development By Tony E. Windsor Laurel officials are in the midst of making one of the most significant land annexation decisions in the history of the town. On Wednesday, Sept. 13, a public hearing will be held to allow public comments and concerns regarding a nearly 500-acre annexation request that would incorporate both commercial and residential construction southeast of Laurel. The project, being developed by Discovery Group LLC, is proposed for a 480acre parcel of land owned by David G. Horsey & Sons. The land is located just off US 13, near Camp Road and Colonial Road. The proposed project would include about 1.3 million square feet of commercial, recreational and residential buildings. The complex is slated to have retail outlets, motels, office space, recreational fields and 1,400 residential units. Mayor John Shwed is excited about the possibilities that the project would bring to the town. “If this project is implemented in the way that the Discovery Group has outlined, I think this will prove to provide a significant revenue stream to benefit the town,” he said. But many residents who live in the area of the proposed development are worried that the project is too much, too fast. “I have talked with more than 75 people in this neighborhood and not one person has had a positive attitude toward this,” said Sylvia Brohawn, who lives at the corner of Discountland Road and Colonial Road. “A lot of them say that they moved here because they like the area the way it is. This kind of thing is what they moved away from.” “When I went to town hall and looked at the proposal, I was shaking,” added Leslie Carter, who lives on Discountland Road. “I didn’t believe what was going on.” Brohawn and Carter are urging residents who have questions about the proposal to attend Wednesday’s public meeting. They believe that too much of the discussion about the proposal has been done too quietly. “A lot of people had no clear idea as to the magnitude of what is being proposed,” said Carter. “We feel a lot of the work has been done without enough knowledge given to the citizens it will affect the most,” added Brohawn. “If this goes through, it will mean a large change of lifestyle for this area.” Brohawn and Carter are both concerned about a proposed propane gas storage area planned for near Brohawn’s home. “That kind of thing is so dangerous to have near a residential area,” Carter said. They are also concerned about their property going down in value, about the quality of their wells and about traffic. ”It is very difficult to go down Discountland Road now,” added Brohawn. “When I first moved here, I rode horses down that road. I wouldn’t do that now.” “U.S. 13 is horrendous as it is,” said Rick Culver, a Laurel native who has lived at the corner of Camp Road and Discountland Road for 17 years. “This would only make it worse.” In December, Robert Horsey of David G. Horsey & Sons attended a town council meeting. He told the council that the proj-

This map shows the proposed development planned for 480 acres at Camp Road and Colonial Road. The project as proposed would have about 1.3 million square feet of commercial, recreational and residential buildings, including stores, motels and office space, as well as recreational fields.

ect will focus on the youth sports mission of the Horsey Family Youth Foundation. At that time, he was not at town hall for the purpose of discussing the details of the project, so he was not prepared to elaborate on specifics. But in response to council questions, Horsey said that the plans for retail space involve a variety of commercial businesses. He also said there will be three motels with a total of between 900 and 1,000 rooms. The complex would also have about 50,000 square feet of office space and a 20,000-seat stadium dedicated to youth sports. The remainder of the complex would be open sports fields. Horsey explained that profits from the development would support the Horsey Family Youth Foundation.

Economic possibilities exciting On Thursday, Mayor John Shwed said that the Horsey/Discovery Group project is something that the town is excited about in terms of economic development, but very committed to approaching in a carefully planned way. “Just like the general public, I will have questions at the public hearing that I hope to get answered about this project,” he said. Shwed said that the proposed project would cost several hundred million dollars to construct. It has been estimated that a project the size of the Horsey development could create 6,000 to 7,000 new jobs, as well as significant revenues associated with property taxes, various service fees and real estate transfer taxes. Shwed said that the town is aware that if built to it fullest potential, the Horsey project would be more than the town’s municipal wastewater treatment plant could handle, even with the new expansion that is now under way. “We know, and the state knows, that our wastewater treatment plant is not able to handle the full capacity of this proposed development,” he said. “However, we have made the state aware that we will be

able to handle the first phase of the project, which involves about 350 EDUs (equivalency dwelling units). After that we will need to enhance our wastewater operation to meet the continuing demand. We already have our engineering firm looking at this and helping to design a strategy to enhance the plant as capacity requires.” Shwed said taxpayers need not worry about the potential of increasing fees or taxes to enhance the wastewater plan to meet the demands of the Horsey development project. “We will not be expecting our existing taxpayers to foot the bill for a wastewater plant upgrade brought on by new demands. The Discovery Group has told us it will fund any necessary enhancements needed to handle the wastewater treatment needs brought on by this project.” Shwed did say the town needs to begin looking at the public services that may need to be enhanced to serve not only the Horsey project, but other town expansions in the community’s future. “We will have to look at the need for expanded support services as it applies to such town entities as the Laurel Police Department and the Public Works

Department,” he said. “We will have to study how to expand services as they are needed based on new developments.” The Delaware Department of Transportation is reviewing the project plans and will be making recommendations that will address issues regarding traffic control and access and egress to the project property. Shwed said the Discovery Group has indicated ground may be broken on the project by mid-2007 or early 2008. “I think this project will move quickly,” he said. “The town will move as fast as possible, but also move very responsibly on this project process.” Culver hopes that residents of the area who are opposed to the development make a “strong showing” at Wednesday’s public hearing. “We just don’t think it’s fair for the town, Discover Group and David Horsey to try to push this over on us. This upsets me. If this goes through, our way of life will never be the same. We don’t think it’s fair for that group to take that away from people who have lived out here all this time.”

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A bath is one thing, having to be naked is yet another It has long been a fact of life that one must remove one’s YNN ARKS clothes in order to have an effective wash. Skin just doesn’t get If Maisey had a better clean unless soap and water can make direct contact. memory, she would For most of us, this isn’t a problem. Standing naked under a remember her sorrow warm shower, especially during when she first had to the cool months of the year when otherwise we are wearing layers wear a collar. of heavy clothes, is one of life’s pleasures. True Lemon suds were washed away and Well, maybe not for everyone. There are those among us who hate showers, to the hose was shut off, she walked inside meekly, paying no attention to the treat whom baths are anathema, and who hate bag. removing their clothing. Who prefer the The problem: Her collar still was not scents of the wild to those of Very Berry on. My husband held it in his hands, inshampoo and True Lemon conditioner. tent on giving it the scrubbing it deWho would rather spend the day with served. manure smeared on their necks than enWhile he soaped it in the bathroom dure a bath. sink, Maisey watched. While he I am talking, of course, of dogs. (You had someone else in mind?) Specifically, scrubbed it, rinsed it, scrubbed it again then gave it a final rinse, her eyes never our dog loves getting dirty but hates the left his hands. consequential cleanup. Finally, it was clean. “I guess I’m goIt isn’t just the soap and water that she dislikes. Her unhappiness, as indicat- ing to have to put it back on her wet,” he said, drying the collar as best he could ed by a tail between her legs, a lowered with a towel. “I can’t stand her looking head and uncharacteristically flat ears, at me like that.” starts before the hose is even turned on, Finally, her collar was back on. She when her people remove her collar. was whole again. And only then did she She creeps along the ground toward remember that she was due a treat. whoever has the collar, hoping with her Two, if we didn’t mind, due to addishow of submission that those in charge will relent and return to her what is hers. tional trauma. If Maisey had a better memory, she And while it is difficult to believe that a would remember her sorrow when she creature who urinates in public would first had to wear a collar. With expresever feel this way, she seems to be emsions of sadness — very similar to the barrassed that she is naked. way she looks now when the collar is reThis weekend, after a romp through moved — she begged us to take it off. To the ditch near our house, she returned home smelling like a barnyard. Her neck restore to her the freedom she had had as a young pup. —strange, isn’t it, that dogs enjoy rubWe knew what was best, we told her, bing their necks in the droppings of othand the collar stayed. Now, we still know er animals — was streaked with brown and her collar, by definition not far from what’s best and occasionally, the collar her neck, was similarly discolored. has to come off. “I think somebody needs a bath,” my Of course, she could avoid all of this husband announced. The very words sent by just staying out of the manure of othher tail between her legs. ers. Manure happens, though, especially Normally at the end of a wash-up, in the world of the canine. Maisey streaks into the house, bragging And when it does, it is best, shrugabout her endurance and demanding a ging off the embarrassment, to just wash congratulatory Snausage. But on this day, even after all the Very Berry and it down the drain.

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Woodland Ferry Festival 2006

Shown above is a scene from a previous Woodland Ferry Festival. The ferry is closed to cars on the day of the festival to give pedestrians an opportunity to enjoy the short trip across the Nanticoke River. Photo by Bryant Richardson

Ferry expected to be back in service for annual celebration Food and entertainment are highlights of annual Woodland Ferry Festival By Lynn R. Parks Mary Ellen Taylor and her four grandchildren have been working on their coloring book for four years. Now, “the books have finally arrived,” said Taylor, Seaford. “Animal Tracks” will make its debut on Saturday in Woodland. Taylor will be one of more than 30 people who will sell their wares during the 14th annual Woodland Ferry Festival. The festival, which was started to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of the ferry, will also feature

music and entertainment. The star of the festival, the ferry itself, has been out of commission for more than a month. Jason Gloeckler, spokesman for the Delaware Department of Transportation, said last week that it is “very likely” that necessary repairs will be completed in time for the ferry to take part in the festivities. “The final part that we need should be coming in today,” he said Friday. He expected crews to be able to install that part some time this week. For its first day back on the job after a long illness, the ferry won’t have

any heavy loads to carry. It will be closed to vehicles throughout the festival, providing rides across the Nanticoke River for pedestrians only. Donna Angell is a volunteer with the Woodland Ferry Association, sponsor of the festival. For 14 years, she has been in charge of getting food vendors, craftsmen and entertainment. “Every year, we say that we have between 1,500 and 2,000 people here,” she said. “I expect about the same this year.” Angell said that she expects a big turnout of craftsmen this year. She Continued on page 26

Funding found for new Woodland ferry By Lynn R. Parks Funding for the new ferry at Woodland has been found. According to Jason Gloeckler, spokesman for the Delaware Department of Transportation, the state will spend about $500,000 in Community Transportation Funds to meet the 20-percent match required by the federal grant to replace the current ferry. Total cost for the project is about $2.5 million. Gloeckler said that he expects all the paperwork required by the project to be completed by the end of September. He added that the new ferry will be in place "by late spring 2008." That new ferry will hold up to six cars; the current ferry can hold only three cars. Replacement of the current 43-year-old vessel was part of the nearly $700 million budget submitted in the summer of 2005 by the Delaware Department of Transportation to the state legislature. But when that budget was slashed by $287 million, funding for the new ferry disappeared. The federal transportation bill signed in 2005 included funding for a new vessel. But until now, the state was unable to come up with the 20-percent match required by the federal grant.


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added that she is pleased that Taylor and her coloring book will be among them. “Animal Tracks” started out as a project to strengthen ties with her grandchildren, said Taylor, who retired in 2004 from Sussex Tech, where she taught reading and English. Her son-in-law, David Lowe, is a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force and he and his family have been stationed in many cities, many of them far away from Seaford. “Because they were so far away, we only got to see them two times a year,” said Taylor. “I wanted some way to build family ties with my grandchildren, so they would have a sense of their grandparents. I didn’t want to be a grandmother known just for sending a box of cookies at Christmas.”

The project started four years ago, when Taylor’s oldest grandchild, Kirsten, was 10. Based on her own research, Kirsten selected animals to include in an alphabet book. She also wrote a short paragraph about each animal. Zachary, then 7, drew pictures of each animal. “He is our artist,” Taylor said. As the final piece of the book, Taylor wrote short, silly verses about each animal. At the back of the book are contributions by Taylor’s two youngest grandchildren, Nathan, 8, and Josiah, 7. “I was not about to leave them out,” she said. The two boys dictated to their mother, Danya, something that they wanted to say about animals. Danya wrote that down and Taylor composed simple verses to accompany their thoughts.

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Children enjoy a ride on a Duck Train during last year’s Woodland Ferry Festival. Photo by Lynn Parks

Taylor ordered 1,000 copies of “Animal Tracks” from her publisher, Cherokee Publications, Dover. The books will be available to the public for the first time at the Woodland Ferry Festival, for $10 each. In addition to selling her books, Taylor hopes to take the lessons that she learned in writing it to other families. “I would like to go into schools and talk to parents about ways to use literacy for continuing lifelong learning and for building family ties,” she said. “This whole process has just been wonderful. And the children worked so hard and were so excited. When the books arrived, there was a big celebration.” Also selling his creations during the festival will be engraver Rob Younce, Newark. A service administrator with the Bank of America by day, Younce, 40, does engraving by night, turning plain kitchen pans into works of art. “My regular job was not challenging my artistic side,” he said. “I have always been an artist at heart.” Younce creates original designs on the cake pans. As a special during the festival, he will do a limited number of Woodland

Ferry pans, featuring an engraving of the ferry. While the pans are his best sellers, he also engraves metal pet bowls and dog tags. His work can be viewed on his Web site, www.yeolengraver.com. In addition to Younce and Taylor, Seaford artist Woody Woodruff will be at the festival, Angell said. Photographer Trisha Parsons, Long Neck, will also have a booth. And as always, representatives of Orrell’s Maryland Beaten Biscuits will be there, selling the company’s unique Eastern Shore biscuits. The festival will get under way at 7 a.m. with the traditional all-you-can-eat breakfast in the church hall of Woodland United Methodist Church and served by the Galestown Ruritan Club. Cost is $6. The opening ceremony will start at 9 a.m. featuring music by the Seaford High School band. Throughout the day, the Duck Train will provide rides through town for children. Snickerdoodles the Clown will be there and the Christian Mission Alliance Church will sponsor puppet shows. In ad-

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dition, Days Gone By, the nearby museum that focuses on the history of the Woodland area, will be open. Singer Tony Windsor, Seaford, will be

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In planning for project, town has to regard people’s rights Just let me say this: Isn’t life complicated at times? There are peAT URPHY riods of stress followed by times of relaxation and by the time that I am for the greatest stress comes around again the first issue seems trivial. This is not to project that the town of minimize the situation that many Laurel citizens on Colonial, DisLaurel has ever seen countland, Camp and other roads come across the council east of Route 13 find themselves in at this time. There is a public heartable. ing on the application for the proposed large parcel development attention. overlay district (LPD) to be held on My concern starts with the rights of Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the people who live on nearly or adjoining council chambers at Laurel Town Hall, properties. Will their lifestyles and rights 201 Mechanic Street. be changed to accommodate the project? When I took this little literary position This is a problem as old as the country with the Star I said to myself that my colitself. Why do projects get so big that the umn would be, one, devoted to good lone citizen seems to be forgotten? In this things in all of us, and two, as much as case I hope I am wrong dead wrong. possible featuring human interest items. Above all, I swore to stay out of the issues Some of these people have told me that their neighbors know little if anything both political and otherwise. I must say I about this and not nearly enough letters have found that hard to do at times and went out to inform people. this time is particularly so as I live on the To my understanding, some of the end of Discountland Road. I am, I think, far enough away from this proposed devel- questions that have become concerns for them are, where are the large propane opment for it to matter to me, but it does tanks to be moved and are they going to matter as all things do in life. We either be close to homes, and will town ordispeak our minds now or say nothing later. nances apply to people who currently are I am for the greatest project that the out of town and have business at their resitown of Laurel has ever seen come across dence as well as farm animals and pets. In the council table. Depending on who you this the year of growth for our community listen to, it could mean 1,000 new jobs for we hope that we can do it in a way that Laurel and vicinity, not to mention the tax builds relationships and will bring us todollars to fix up many ailing sidewalks, streets and other things in Laurel that need gether as a community.

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Bonnie Masten, a long-time employee of Wilmington Trust, won the Ford Fusion given away by the Sharptown Fire Department at the last night of the carnival. Bonnie, your fellow co-workers are happy for you and you certainly deserve it. Oh yes, I spent about 45 minutes in the oyster line talking to Freddie Foxwell who had Diamond State Transmissions in Seaford for many years. We have decided that the wait in the oyster line makes the sandwiches taste better. Oh yes, Freddie is keeping busy tinkering on his cars and maybe a few others if the mood strikes him. Throughout his long career Freddie had a great reputation for quality work. What a great turnout for the K&C Sugar Free grand opening and ribbon cutting on Thursday, Aug. 31, at Bargain Bill’s. They have a very nice store and they feature sugar free food, diabetic health food, supplies, ice cream, candies and much more. Owners are Karlyn and Clifton Pope. This was kind of a unique ribbon cutting as both the Seaford Chamber of Commerce and Laurel Chamber were involved as the Popes joined both chambers of commerce. Best wishes to two swell people and wishes for many customers!

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Champagne grapes are worth a battle with fruit flies You have to be brave to deal with fruit during fruit fly season. But a recent article by David Hagedorn in the Washington Post intrigued me enough to throw caution to the wind and seek out the elusive Champagne Grape. These miniscule, pretty, dark purple balls aren’t so named because the famous sparkling wine is made from them but because someone thought they looked like champagne bubbles. They’re really Black Corinth grapes, sometimes called Zante current grapes. I found them featured at a nearby large supermarket and I have to say they were worth the trip. A modicum of patience is required to pull each tiny orb from their eensyweensy stems but the burst of sweet flavor that explodes in ones mouth is ample reward. Try champagne grapes with either a creamy goat cheese or a sharp blue as an hors d’oeuvre or dessert or sample one of Hagedorn’s suggestions below. I think you’ll agree with him that these grapes are “small gems on stems.” Breakfast of Champagnes 1 serving (1/2 cup). Use any granola of choice for this recipe 1/3 cup yogurt (whole, 2 percent or nonfat) 1/4 cup champagne grapes, pulled off the stem 2 tablespoons granola 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon champagne currants (optional, see note below) Place yogurt in a cereal bowl. Sprinkle with champagne grapes and granola. Drizzle honey over everything and sprinkle currants on top. Note: To make 1 tablespoon of champagne currants, preheat the oven to 250 degrees. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a Silpat liner, spread 2 tablespoons champagne grapes, separating them as much as possible. Bake the grapes for 1 hour. They should be shriveled but not completely dried out. Cool completely before storing in an airtight container. Grilled Cheese, Champagne Grape and Red Onion Sandwich 1 serving 1/2 tablespoon soft unsalted butter 2 slices sandwich bread 2 ounces thinly sliced aged cheddar cheese A few very thin slices of red onion Salt 2 tablespoons champagne grapes Preheat a skillet over medium heat. Butter each slice of bread on one side. On a plate, lay one slice of bread with the butter side down and place cheese slices on the top, making sure the cheese does not hang over the edge of the bread. Place the red onion slices evenly over the cheese and top with a sprinkle of salt and the grapes. Place the other slice of bread on top, buttered side out, pressing slightly so the grapes don’t fall out. Cook over medium heat for 60 to 90 seconds on the first side and 60 seconds on the second side, gently pressing down on the sandwich after turning it over. Cut the sandwich in half on the diagonal and serve.

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Entertainment Community Concerts beginning 58th year The Seaford Community Concert Association announces this year’s Membership Drive will be starting. This is the 58th season for this group and promises to be another exciting year of music. There are five concerts offered this year for one low price. The adult membership is $35 before

Sept. 17, or $40 after Sept. 17. Family memberships are for $75 and $85 respectively, students $10 and $12, respectively. All concerts begin at 8 p.m. at the Seaford High School. For further information call Jim Burket, president at 6298657, or Mary Ann Torkelson, publicity chairwoman, at 629-5456.

Hector Olivera will be presenting one of five concerts for the 58th season of the Seaford Community Concert Association.

“4 Score” presents the best vocal classics from Broadway to the Beatles. The group will be appearing Oct. 5, 2006, for the Seaford Community Concert Association.

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Marshall Tucker to perform at Punkin Chunkin anniversary The Punkin Chunkin Association is anticipating raising thousands of dollars for local and national charities during the 21st annual world championships scheduled for Nov. 3-5. The first day of competition will culminate with a Marshall Tucker Band concert. Opening for the Marshall Tucker Band will be country artist Danielle Peck. The Marshall Tucker Band is known for hits such as “Can’t You See,” “Fire on the Mountain” and “Heard it in a Love Song.” Peck is a newcomer to the country music scene, making a name for herself with the song, “Findin’ a Good Man.” She was ranked No. 18 on CMT’s top-20 list during the third week of August 2006. Concert tickets are $25 and will go on sale Sept. 18. They will be available at

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Seaford Historical Society hosts a special lecture On Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m., at the Methodist Manor House, the Seaford Historical Society along with the Manor House will present Kim Burdick with a slide-illustrated lecture exploring the life of Louise du Pont Crowninshield, the founder of America’s historic preservation movement. She was the sister of H.F. du Pont and was raised at Winterthur. She and her brother became well known as collectors and scholars of Americana. While H.F. was forming what later became Winterthur Museum, Louise was working on the National Trust for Historic Preservation and other organizations laying the groundwork for all historic preservation. Kim Burdick is a professional History Consultant and serves on the board of Delaware Humanities Forum. She has a masters degree in public administration from the University of Delaware and a masters of arts degree from Cooperstown, N.Y. She teachers American History at Delaware Technical and Community College in Wilmington. This program is made possible by the Delaware Humanities Forum. The public is invited. There is no charge. For more information call Mary Ellen Farquhar at 629-2336, or Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.

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Just a tropical depression? What would a hurricane look like? As the rain pelted my face and blew hard against my back, it was less than three minutes before I was literally soaked from head to toe. I strained to look through my rain-drenched glasses and see what was happening to cause the loud bursts of explosion and showers of fire and sparks that seemed to be igniting the night sky in every direction. Though it sounds like a scene from a battlefield, what I was experiencing was taking place just outside my house near the intersection of Pennsylvania and Delaware avenues. I want to depart from my normal mindless column topics and share my observations from an evening marking the start of Labor Day weekend. Friday afternoon, I, like most everyone else, was awaiting the arrival of tropical depression Ernesto. I knew that this almost hurricane had diminished quite a bit during its travel toward the Delmarva Peninsula and I was confident it would come through our area in the form of gusty winds and a lot of rain. This was certainly nothing to be concerned about as far as I could tell. As Friday afternoon unfolded I noticed that the winds picked up quite a bit and a constant drizzle of rain began to cover Seaford; still no concerns from my perspective. I looked out the window late in the afternoon and noticed that my American flag was more than waving in the breeze. It was literally bending the metal pole that it hung from. Before I could get outside to take down the flag down, the top rope pulley was ripped from out of the

pole where it was attached and ONY INDSOR the flag flew to the ground. This Though this storm was happened with considered no more than such force that the brace was a tropical depression and torn off without less dangerous than even either of the a tropical storm, it was screws coming wreaking havoc on our out. I also saw area of Seaford. that a huge limb from the top of a ing streets as the rain and wind large tree in my backyard had whipped through the dark night. blown off, one of three that Having spent more than 20 would topple during the night. years working with the local As evening set in we experinewspaper, I have had occasion enced a couple of sporadic and more than once to cover snow short-lived power failures. Then storms, hurricanes, house and at about 8 p.m., the loud explobuilding fires and car wrecks; but sions began and as I went out to see what was happening I saw an even as tragic and frightening as these events can be, they seem to electric transformer outside my home explode and shoot fire sev- take on a whole new dynamic when it is your home and your eral feet in every direction. neighborhood that is being threatI walked down Pennsylvania ened. Avenue and noticed that police Though this storm was considcars, fire trucks and City of Seaford power and public works ered no more than a tropical depression and less dangerous than staff were converging on the even a tropical storm, it was area. I walked behind them in wreaking havoc on our area of the blinding rain and amid the crackling radio broadcasts being Seaford. As I looked into the sent out over vehicle loud speakers, I could hear shouts from the workers who were now walking down the street with flashlights apparently trying to find out where the source of a power failure was. I heard someone yell that a large tree had fallen across the main power lines, ripping the lines down and tearing down the utility pole, just a few homes away from my house. Still, even at this moment, transformers were exploding along neighbor-

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Governor’s Walk to be part of Beach Day In its 30th year, the annual Beach Day for Senior Citizens will be held on Friday, Sept. 15, in downtown Rehoboth Beach. Thousands of adults, 50 and older, from across Delmarva are expected to attend the celebration. The Governor’s Walk is a highlight of the day’s activities for hundreds of participants and benefits CHEER’s Nutrition Program. Walk registration is open to individuals and groups of all ages and ability levels. The Governor’s Walk, sponsored by Delmarva Power with support by Delaware Senior Olympics, is comprised of two courses which both step off from the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center’s west parking lot and end at the bandstand. The 2.8-mile course begins at 10 a. m. and the 1.5-mile course begins at 10:30 a.m.

There is a $10 registration fee to participate and the first 250 walkers to register will receive a free Beach Day 2006 T-shirt. Trophies will be awarded at the bandstand for the walker who raised the most money, the group that raised the most money, the group with the most walkers and the senior citizen who raised the most money. CHEER is a non-profit agency that has served senior citizens in Sussex County for more than 30 years. Beach Day and the Governor’s Walk is CHEER’s largest annual event/fund-raiser. To register for the Governor’s Walk, call Becky Madden at (302) 856-5187 for a registration form, or download the form off the Web site, www.scss.org. Additional information is available on the Web site.

black night sky and watched as the towering trees surrounding my house blew to and fro in the strong gusting winds, I felt as vulnerable as I have ever felt as both a property owner and the head of my household. Throughout the night I could hear the roaring of power saws as workers cut away at the tree that had crushed the power lines and darkened our homes. Klieg lights and police and fire emergency lights lit up the stormy night along Pennsylvania Avenue. By morning, the tree was cleared but power had not been restored. By mid-morning crews were back at it and by early afternoon most of the power had been restored. I am probably one of the least patient people when it comes to my home losing power. I am climbing the walls, nervously waiting for the electric to come back on. However, I am glad that I decided to go outside during the storm to check on conditions outside my home. We are fortunate to have those people who are dedicated to braving the treacherous elements

to assure that we have power when it is cut off and protection when the tragedy of fire and other property damage incidents occur. We are truly fortunate to have those people who respond when there is an accident, or variety of other life-threatening situations in play. I just want to take the time to once again express my appreciation to the men and women of the city of Seaford, including its volunteer fire department, police officers, power and public works department and others who are part of the emergency response squad that shows up during these sometimes dangerous, life-threatening and always inconvenient events. The same is true for the others who do this such as Greenwood Electric Cooperative, Delmarva Power and other local fire departments, municipal and state police, paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians. I know it does not make up for the time away from family and the miserable, tiring job you perform, but please let me say — Thank you!


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DNREC proposes rules to prevent underground storage tank leaks, workshops set for September The DNREC Division of Air & Waste Management, Tank Management Branch, will hold three public workshops in September to accept comments and answer questions regarding proposed changes to the Delaware Regulations Governing Underground Tank Storage Systems. Underground storage tanks are typically found at gas stations. They are also used to store heating fuels. The draft regulations include new requirements for underground storage tank (UST) owners and operators. Some of the key changes include requirements for secondary containment for new tank and piping installations, requirements for the installation of tank top sumps as well as sumps under fuel dis-

pensers, prohibited delivery of product into tank systems that are found to be significantly out of compliance, and requirements for operators to inspect their UST systems on a monthly basis. In addition, changes are proposed to the regulations governing reporting, investigation and cleanup requirements after a “release” (leak) from an underground storage tank system occurs. These changes protect Delaware’s groundwater and meet new federal requirements contained in the 2005 Energy Policy Act. The public workshops will be held as follows: • 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Sept. 14, DNREC Division of Air & Waste Manage-

ment Office, Conference Rooms A and B, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle • 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, DNREC Auditorium, Richardson & Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover (presentations planned for 4 and 6 p.m.) • 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Sept. 21, Delaware Technical & Community College, Lecture Hall/Room 529, William Carter Partnership Center, Route 18, Georgetown The draft regulations are available for public review by visiting the website http://www.dnrec.state.de.us/dnrec2000/Di visions/AWM/ust/, or by visiting the following offices between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday: the DNREC

field office, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle; the Richardson & Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover; and the DNREC Field Office, Route 113, Sussex Suites, Unit 6, Georgetown. Comments may be sent to Jill Williams Hall, 391 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720. All public comments should be received by Sept. 29. All comments will be reviewed and any necessary changes will be incorporated into the proposed regulations. Notice of a public hearing will be posted at a later date. For more information about the draft regulations on underground storage tanks, please contact Jill Williams Hall, Tank Management Branch, at 302-395-2500.

DNREC has grant money for Delaware marinas The Pollution Prevention Program of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will administer more than $112,000 in grants for the installation and maintenance of pumpout dump stations at participating Delaware marinas. The funding was made available by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Clean Vessel Act through the Delaware Division of Fish

Neighborhood Clean-up Day Bridgeville will again employ M-T Trash to do a special curbside pick-up on Sept. 30. Items need to be curbside by 6 a.m. M-T Trash will only go down each street once. Allowable items for pick up are: furniture, household trash, stoves, and limbs bundled in 4foot lengths. Items that will NOT be picked up are tires, batteries, oil, construction materials, dirt, rocks, bricks, etc. M-T Trash will have a truck available to pick up refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners, as long as the Freon has been removed. M-T Trash will also have a

& Wildlife. “Any marina providing dockage for any vessel containing a Type III marine sanitation device (MSD) must provide access to a sewage pumpout or dump station, unless otherwise approved by the Department,” said Crystal Nagyiski, manager of the Pollution Prevention Program. In addition, the marina owner shall post signs to identify the location of the mari-

truck to pick up paint, stain, etc. Note: These items must be kept in a separate area from the rest of your trash. Large limbs can be delivered to the town’s wastewater treatment plant. You will be directed to an area for the placement of limbs. A scrap metal container will be placed at the Town Hall parking lot for the disposal of such items as aluminum siding, window frames, barbecue grills, tire rims, bicycles and stainless steel. Please do not place any other trash in this container. If you have any questions call Bonnie Walls at the town office, 337-7135.

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hoboth Beach; Angola Beach & Estates Marina in Lewes; and Summit North Marina in Bear. Additional grant money is still available for interested marinas. For more information on this Pollution Prevention Program grant or the Delaware Clean Marina Program, contact Crystal Nagyiski at 302-739-9909 or you may visit crystal.nagyiski@state.de.us.


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SBA application deadline for June 2006 flooding

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding homeowners, renters and businesses that less than one month remains to submit disaster loan applications for damage caused by the severe storms and flooding that occurred on June 22-28. The deadline to file an application for physical damage is Sept. 11. Homeowners, renters and businesses that sustained physical damage in the declared Dorchester County and contiguous counties of Caroline, Somerset, Talbot and Wicomico in the State of Maryland and contiguous Sussex County in the State of Delaware are eligible to apply. SBA offers loans up to $200,000 to repair disaster damaged primary residences. Homeowners and renters are eligible for loans up to $40,000 to replace personal property such as furniture, appliances and clothing. Loans to businesses of all sizes and non-profit organizations are available up to $1.5 million to repair damage to real estate, machinery, equipment and inventory. Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) are also available to small businesses unable to pay bills or meet operating expenses because of the disaster. Interest rates can be as low as 2.937 percent for homeowners and renters and 4 percent for businesses with terms up to 30 years. Loan amounts and terms are set by SBA and are based upon each applicant’s financial condition. Additionally, disaster victims with insurance should not wait for a settlement before applying to SBA. If a victim does not know how much of their loss will be covered by insurance or other sources, SBA will consider making a loan for the total loss up to its loan limits, provided the borrower agrees to use insurance proceeds to reduce or repay their SBA loan. SBA also offers mitigation funds to disaster victims that have approved physical loans. SBA mitigation funds are designed to help borrowers fund protective measures to prevent damages of the same kind from recurring in the future. To help fund these protective measures, borrowers may request an additional 20 percent of their approved loan amount. Applications and program information remain available by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1800-877-8339 for the hearing impaired), Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. EDT. Business loan applications can also be downloaded from the SBA website at www.sba.gov/disaster. Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Ft. Worth, TX. 76155. The application deadline for physical damage is Sept. 11, 2006; the deadline for economic injury applications is April 13, 2007. For more information visit www.sba.gov/disaster

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Community Bulletin Board EVENTS Elks host Hypnosis Dinner-Show The Seaford Elk Lodge presents the Russ Clarke Comedy Hypnosis DinnerShow, Saturday, Sept. 16. Dinner at 6 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 each and reservations will be made on a first come, first service basis when tickets are purchased. Tickets may be purchased at the Fantasy Beauty Salon on High Street, at the Lodge on Wednesday, Friday or Saturday evenings, or by calling Janice Cecil at 875-3810. Children over the age of 10 are welcome. The Elk Lodge is located on Elk Road, north of Seaford. Menu for the event is boneless chicken breast with orange-mustard sauce, parsley buttered potatoes, string beans almandine, garden salad, rolls and butter, coffee.

Neighborhood Yard Sale Laurel Development Neighborhood Yard Sale, Saturday, Sept. 9, 7 a.m. until ??, off of Rt. 24 in Laurel… King, Lake Drive, Waterview, Lansing and Governor… end of summer treasures at affordable prices. Raindate Sept. 16.

Yard and bake sale Christ Lutheran Church will hold a yard and bake sale on Saturday, Sept. 23. We will sell scrapple sandwiches and hot coffee. Plenty of good buys. Hours are 7 a.m. until ?

Communitywide Yard Sale The Town of Bridgeville host a Community-Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 7 a.m. until ? There will be lots of bargains at the yard sales throughout the town.

St. John’s House Tour schedule St. John’s House Tour will be Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with 10 homes open. Tickets are available from circle leaders and committee members. The cost is $10. As usual, Jeanette Davis and her committee will serve a chicken salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost will be $6 including dessert and beverage. The House Tour Boutique, with Janet Hackett as chairman, will also be in Fellowship Hall. Doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Members of St. John’s are encouraged to donate crafts, used items in excellent condition, baked goods, plants, white elephants, etc. At the same time there will be an addition this year — a silent auction featuring quality items. Two quilts have already been donated. Jean Dunham and Nancy Brown are chairladies of the silent auction.

15th Apple-Scrapple Festival The 15th annual Bridgeville AppleScrapple Festival will be held on Oct. 13 and 14. Live entertainment hourly, scrapple carving contest, Lego contest, three craft show areas, health fair, carnival, kids games, huge Town and Country Car Show, antique tractor pull, including a kiddie tractor pull, pony rides, and trade show. Foods include: apple dumplings, apple pies, oyster sandwiches, pig roast, scrapple sandwiches, boardwalk fries, barbequed chicken, blooming onions, pit cheeseburgers, hot dogs, fish sandwiches, kettle corn,

BINGO Seaford Moose The Ritual Team of Seaford Moose Lodge 1728 will host a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Monday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6) at the Seaford Moose Lodge located at 22759 Bridgeville Highway, Seaford. This will be a community service project. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Food and refreshments available. Call David or Travis Sirman, 875-3792 or Seaford Moose Lodge, 629-8408 for tickets or information.

NHS Basket Bingo Nanticoke Health Services will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, Oct. 5, starting at 7 p.m., at the Seaford Moose, located on Rt. 13A in Seaford. Proceeds from the event will benefit the American Heart Association Heart Walk 2006. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature several baskets including the Horizon of Hope sets, Medium Wall Pocket, Beverage Toe and several regular line baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Large Hamper and the Large Autumn Treats Set with Wrought Iron Legs or one of the several door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For information contact the EAC at 302-629-6611, ext. 2404 or MorrisR@nanticoke.org.

p.m., Wesley UMC, Atlanta Road, Seaford. Food, homemade ice cream, silent auction, games, pony rides, dunking booth. Proceeds benefit the Wesley Building Fund.

Seaford Kiwanis Auction The Kiwanis Club of Seaford will be holding its 52nd annual Auction on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Seaford Middle School. More than 400 businesses contribute to this event. Items include furniture from Johnny Janosik and cars from Frederick Ford, Hertrich Pontiac Buick and Preston Ford. Other big-ticket items on consignment are auctioned. Preview is at 9 a.m. Auction starts at 9:30 a.m. Free admission. Refreshments available. The Kiwanis provide youth activities and scholarships.

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How to submit items Submit Bulletin Board items by Thursday at noon. Send to Morning Star Publications, PO Box 1000, Seaford, DE 19973, email morningstarpub @ddmg.net or drop off at 628 West Stein Highway, Seaford. Items appear in both the Seaford and Laurel Stars. from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Presented by InDesign and sponsored by the Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary. It is open to the public. All items are $5 each (50 to 80 percent off department store prices). Cash, checks, credit cards and payroll deduction accepted.

The Georgetown Historical Society presents Marvel Carriage Museum Carriage Show on Saturday, Sept. 16; show time 10 a.m.; rain date Sept. 17. Championships and Reserves in three divisions: pony, horse and pair, junior/youth to drive. Silent auction and raffles; food vendors will be present. Auction ends at 4 p.m. Free admission. Call 855-9660 for information.

Craft show benefits Delmar VFD

NMH Jewelry fund raising sale

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Fund raising “Jewelery Sale” in the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Main Lobby, Thursday, Sept. 7, and Friday, Sept. 8,

Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary benefit will be selling homemade crafts, soaps, woodcrafts, jewelry and much more on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Delmar Fire Department, Delmar. Tax free shopping in air conditioning.Vendor/crafter spaces still available. For information call 302-8463860 after 4 p.m. or leave message.

Delmarva Antique Bottle Club presents its 14th annual Antique Bottle, Advertising and Collectible Show and Sale, Sunday,

Laurel Lioness Basket Bingo Laurel Lioness Club Longaberger Basket Bingo, Sept. 26, at the Laurel Fire House on 10th St., Laurel. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo begins at 7 p.m. with plenty of refreshments and door prizes. Tickets are $20 available from any Lioness, His & Hers Hairstylist, at the door or call Dianne Thompson, 875-5126. Thank you for your help in this fund raiser. We put all profits back pizza, crab cake sandwiches, candies, cakes, and drinks of any kind. Enjoy live entertainment beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, including the “Gong Show” sponsored by Froggy 99; street dance on Friday night with the band, “Sticky Situation,” and a street dance on Saturday night, featuring the famous “Mike Hines and the Look” band. Also new this year will be the Dynomite professional wrestling group located at the corner of Laws Street and Delaware Avenue. For more information call 337-7275 or 629-9582 or www.applescrapple.com.

Carey’s Fall Fling Cary’s Fall Fling, Saturday, Sept. 9, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Yard sale, crafts, flea market, food, health screenings. Carey’s UMC Campground, Rt. 24, Carey’s Camp Road. Phone 934-7665.

Wesley Fun-d Day Second annual Wesley Fun-d Day and Car Show, Saturday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m. to 2

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Tractor Show at Yoder’s Farms First State Antique Club of Delaware’s Tractor Show, Hit and Miss Engines, Oct. 6 and 7, Yoder Farms, Greenwood. Live auction, Friday, 6 p.m., flea market both days, youth safety program, Saturday, 9 a.m., tractor games, refreshments and entertainment. Call 875-3040.

MEETINGS Toastmasters Toastmasters International, the world’s leading communications and leadership development organization, will hold a demonstration meeting Thursday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. at Bay Shore Community Church, 36759 Millsboro Highway, Gumboro. The meeting is free and open to the public. Call Joy Slabaugh at 846-9201 or email joy@estfinancial.com.

Soccer Boosters The Seaford Soccer Boosters would like to invite all parents of middle and high school students participating in the Seaford Soccer Program to become a part of the Seaford Soccer Boosters. The next meeting will be on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 6:30 p.m., in room 124, Coach Lee’s Classroom, at the Seaford High School. All parents are encouraged to attend and learn how they can help support the Seaford Soccer Program.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. This month’s meeting is Thursday, Sept. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in promoting safe boating and would like to work with men and women who do vessel inspections, safety patrols and teach public safety courses, are welcome to join the Flotilla. Boat ownership is not required. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 or Jim Mullican at 732-1163.

AARP Chapter 1084 AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 meeting Thursday, Sept. 14, at Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall, Seaford, at 1:30 p.m. Guest speaker, John Walsh, will discuss AARP issues. Seaford Area includes all of Western Sussex County. Guests are welcome. Refreshments served. For information call Helen Skjoldager, 875-5086.

Widowed Persons Service The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 12:15 p.m., at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be Edward N. Butler Jr., mayor of Seaford. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Come join us - we all enjoy the trips, lunches, dinners, etc. that we do.

Delaware Equine Council Delaware Equine Council will be held, Monday, Sept 18, at 7 p.m. at the Harrington Public Library, Harrington. All those having an interest in horses are welcome. For more information call Nyle at 4224094, or Peggy at 629-5233.

Acorn Club membership The G.F.W.C.- Acorn Club of Seaford will hold its membership tea at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on Sept. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. The hostess is Ann McFarland.

Marine Corps League The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month, at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford. This month will be Sept. 7.

Stories of Old-Time Laurel The Laurel Historical Society’s Kendal Jones will be presenting a three-part slide show on “Places, Faces and Stories of Old-Time Laurel” at the Laurel Public Library in the new community meeting room. This meeting is open to the public.

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VFW 4961 Breakfast Cafe, open Monday-Friday, 8-10 a.m., Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, to benefit Veterans Relief Fund. All are welcome.

Dinner Ride Harley-Davidson of Ocean City has weekly dinner rides Wednesdays at 6 p.m. open to all riders and their passengers and to all brands of motorcycles. For more information, contact HarleyDavidson of Ocean City at 410-6291599 or hdoceancit@ aol.com. Arrive 15 minutes early with a full tank. Members are encouraged to invite a nonmember to join them for this interesting presentation. Dates are Wednesday, Sept. 27; Wednesday, Oct. 25, and Wednesday, Nov. 29. All programs will start at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be offered.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. Anyone interested in promoting safe boating is welcome to join. Boat ownership is not required. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337.

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a non-profit weight loss support group, meets Tuesdays from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, contact Jean Davis at 410-883-3407.

Laurel Library genealogy The Laurel Public Library is pleased to announce that an introductory genealogy program is planned for Saturday, Sept. 23, at 10:30 a.m., in the library’s new Carpenter Community Room. Experienced genealogists, Carolyn Miller and Ralph Nelson, both members of the Sussex County Genealogy Society, will be presenting a PowerPoint program on introductory research strategies, while library staff will offer an overview of materials available in the Delaware Room and the Genealogy and Family History Area. In the afternoon, the morning presenters will be available for an informal, hands-on help session in the second floor research areas until the library closing time of 2 p.m. Interested persons are encouraged to attend both sessions. Membership information about the Sussex County Genealogy Society will also be available. While lunch is not included in these activities, brown baggers may use the refrigerator in the meeting room kitchen. Call the library at 875-3184 or visit www.laurel.lib.de.us.

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Community Bulletin Board REUNIONS

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Baker Family The 43rd Baker Family Reunion will be Sunday, Oct. 8, at 2 p.m., at Asbury Community Hall, 26161 Asbury Road, off of Rt. 9 (between Laurel and Georgetown), with entertainment by “The Jones Boys.” Descendants of John Slathel Baker and Nancy Esham Baker and guests are invited to attend. Dinner reservations at $10.95 each. Call 629-6815 for additional information.

Laurel Class of 1976 To the Class of 1976, Laurel High School classmates, there will be a reunion on Oct. 20 and 21.Oct. 20 is dinner and dancing at 59 Lake, Rehoboth Beach. Contact Lisa for more information and reservations at 302-462-0818. On Oct. 21, a dinner and dance to be held at the Laurel American Legion at 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Dinner and dance are at no cost to classmates. Cash bar. Contact Ellen at 302-8460636 or Carol at 846-9726 for information and reservations.

Whaley Family The Whaley Reunion will be on Sunday, Sept. 17, 1:30 p.m., at the Rev. Lee Elliott Memorial Hall (Trinity UMC, Laurel). Bring a covered dish and a beverage. An offering will be taken to offset the expenses of chicken, hot dogs, etc. During the meeting, games will be available for children to play. Bring your softball equipment and clothes. There will be a softball game for kids of all ages following the reunion on the Whaley field. Pass this information onto your family. If you have any questions, call one of the following officers: Michelle Moyer, 875-2563; Christina Wilson, 875-7088; Melanie Cooper, 8770402; Joan Whaley, 875-7487.

Littleton family reunion The 34th annual family reunion of Minos and Edith Littleton, Sunday, Sept. 17,

Trinity Foundation Saturday, Sept. 23, Trinity Transport’s third annual golf tournament to benefit the Trinity Foundation, Seaford Golf & Country Club, at 9 a.m. Cost is $75 a person. Four-person scramble format. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Tournament participants, hole sponsors and door prize donations are needed. Contact Lance Massey, Megan Smith or Alice Messick at 1-800-846-3400 or go to www.puttforlife.org.

Kent-Sussex Industries KSI’s 17th annual 3 Club Tournament has been re-scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 11. The excessive heat advisory in the first week of August prompted the re-scheduling of the tournament, normally held the first Wednesday in August. This is one of the most unique golf tournaments in Delaware. Not only are golfers limited to three clubs, but the highest scoring team is recognized among tournament winners with the first-, second-, and third-place low net and low gross. Golfers also take part in an unusual driving range contest sponsored by Delmarva Wholesale Bakery, “How Far Can You Drive A Carl Roll.” For more information about SKI’s 17th annual 3 Club Golf Tournament, or for a personal tour of KSI, call Alicia Hollis at 422-4014 ext. 3015. John West Park in Ocean View, from 3-7 p.m. Contact Nancy Smith at 539-3278 or Tom Wilson at 629-2153. Rain date Sunday, Sept. 24.

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Col. Richardson’s 40th Colonel Richardson’s Class of 1966 is looking for classmates to attend its 40th Class Reunion the weekend of Sept. 2224. A variety of fun activities are being planned including a pizza party on Friday night and dinner with music on Saturday night. Call Susan Toomey Feyl at 3377693 or Steven Massey at (410) 883-3361 for more information. The Class of 1966 Reunion Committee is searching for the following people: Tom Coleman, John Dolby, John Keene, Kenneth Merriken, Linda Bebee Thompson, Donna Hopkins Dechaene, Pam Layton Quillen, Brenda Batson, Dorothy Holland, Diane Ricketts and Juanita Sparrow. If you know how we can contact these missing classmates, call Susan Toomey Feyl at 337-7693.

TRIPS Washington, D.C. Bus trip to Washington, D.C., Saturday, Sept. 30. Visit World War II and Vietnam Memorials, The Mall, Smithsonian, National Gallery of Art, the Museum of Natural History, with free time to enjoy the

area. Bus leaves at 8 a.m. from the Fireman’s Carnival Grounds in Sharptown, Md. Cost $20. Lunch on your own, brown bag or at the Mall. Dinner stop on way home at “Old Country Buffet,” Annapolis, on your own. This trip is sponsored by Roelma Chapter, Order of Eastern Star of Sharptown. Any chapter member will help you. The public is invited. For reservations call 875-5911, or send check, payable to Susan Calloway, 32556 Holly Oak Drive, Laurel, DE 19956. Deadline for reservation is September 21.

SDPR trips planned Radio City Music Hall The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation will take its annual trip to a Radio City Music Hall Christmas show on Dec. 3. The cost is $115 and the departure time from the back parking lot of Seaford High School is 7 a.m. Call 629-6809 for more information. Boyds Bears Country The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a trip to Boyds Bears Country in Gettysburg, Pa., on Sept. 23. The cost is $30. It is the biggest teddy bear store in the country and restaurants and shopping are on site. The trip is scheduled during basket week and Longaberger will be there. Guests can also schedule an appointment to make their own basket. Call 628-6809 for more information.

B B Q a n d L a r g e Ya r d S a l e We will be holding a BBQ and Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 7:00 a.m. at Tyndall’s Furniture parking lot. This will include a Bake Sale, Drinks, Mums and Pumpkins, & Crafts.

L a d i e s P r a ye r B r e a k f a s t Barbara Wootten will be speaking on Tuesday, Sept. 12th at our next Ladies Prayer Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. All ladies are welcome to attend. If you would like to attend, please call our church office at 875-4646.

M e n ’s P r a ye r B r e a k f a s t Fernando Serrato will be speaking on Saturday, Sept. 23 at our next Men’s Prayer Breakfast. All men are welcome to attend. If you would like to attend, please call our church office at 875-4646 or Ross Dukes at 875-7062.

Youth G r o u p Messiah’s Youth Group will be moving to a new location and will be held on a new date. Starting Sunday, Sept. 17 Messiah’s Youth Group will be held on Sunday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at our church and cafe located on Rt. 13 and Discountland Rd. We will be kicking off the evening with a pizza party and full new worship band. If you have any questions or need directions, please call our church office at 875-4646.

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Bible Study will resume in the cafe with dinners on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m. taught by Dr. Carl Vincent.

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Nazarene trip to Flea Markets Saturday, Sept. 23, United Church of the Nazarene, Hurlock, Md., trip to Flea Markets in Englishtown, N.J. Adults $30; children 12 and under $15. Money due by Sept. 9. Phone 1-410-943-0900 or 1-410754-9135. Bus will stop for breakfast. The public is invited.

Adult Plus+ Broadway shows Delaware Tech’s Adult Plus+ program has planned some exciting trips. One of the most likely early sell-outs, according to Adult Plus+ Program Director Linda Forte, is the Tony Award-winning smash musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Tickets for this innovative musical within a comedy, playing at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in Times Square, are available now for the show on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Adult Plus+ offers many other theater and travel opportunities in September. Performing arts choices like “The Buddy Holly Story” at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater (Sept. 16), “42nd Street” at the Candlelight Theater (Sept. 23), and Ray Charles at the Academy of Music (Sept. 27) offer something for everyone. Experience the beauty and bounty of Lancaster County at the Kitchen Kettle Village Festival (Sept. 16), or find that perfect gift at the Historic Occoquan Craft Show (Sept. 23). Those who are nautically inclined can

POLITICS Biff Lee 40th District Rep. Biff Lee’s annual “pig-pickin’,” Saturday, Sept. 9, Laurel Fire Hall, 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be obtained from Richard Small at Small’s Insurance on South Central Avenue, Laurel.

Beau Biden The Sussex Friends in support of Beau Biden (2006 Democrat candidate for attorney general) all-you-can-eat chicken and dumpling dinner, Saturday, Sept. 9, Bridgeville Fire Hall, 6 p.m., $20. There will be door prizes and an auction. For more information and ticket reservations, call George Adams at 349-4819.

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enjoy margaritas on the Chesapeake (Sept. 15) or a lighthouse cruise (Sept. 20) on the skipjack Martha Lewis out of Havre de Grace, Md. History buffs can visit the Antietam Battlefield and Museum (Sept. 16), experience the 22nd annual Kalorama House Embassy Tour & Luncheon (Sept. 17), or combine history and entertainment at the Medieval Times dinner tournament (Sept. 24). For details, or to register, call Adult Plus+ at 302-856-5618.

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Vacation Club Trips Tyler Perry’s play “What’s Done in the Dark,” Saturday, Sept. 9, at Morgan State College, Baltimore. Bus leaves at noon. $68 for show, bus, dinner. Vacation Club 628-1144. Atlantic City & Comedy Club On Saturday, Sept. 30, Atlantic City trip is $35 and $15 is returned. Comedy show with Bruce. (Bruce show is extra.) Vacation Club 628-1144.

HOLIDAYS Victorian Christmas Seaford Historical Society announces that the boutique at the Victorian Christmas at the Ross Mansion is back. After an absence of several years Shirley Skinner, chairperson of the society gift shop committee, announces the return of this specialty. All members are asked to donate one item, large or small. Items may be placed in the gray box on the front porch of the Ross Mansion at any time before Dec. 1. For details call Skinner at 629-9378.

Christmas Show Trip Laurel Senior Center Christmas Show trip, Dutch Apple Theater, Lancaster, Pa., Dec. 20. Cost $63, includes transportation, luncheon and show. Shopping after the show if time permits. Call 875-2536 to reserve a seat with deposit.

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Community Bulletin Board ETC. History of 19th Century Laurel Have you gotten your copy of this most informative book on early Laurel? The book would make a wonderful and valued gift for the holidays. The 430+ page book is a reprint written by the late Harold Hancock in the 1980s and is selling for $45 or it can be mailed for an additional $5. To obtain a copy contact any board member or call Linda Justice at 875-4217.

Shiloh House of Hope Raffle Raffle tickets for a Royal Carribbean cruise to benefit the Shiloh House of

Hope, a residential program for teens. Tickets are $10 or three for $25. Phone 629-5331 or email shilohhouseofhope@ msn.com. The drawing will be October 16.

hicles, bands and others; as well as youth talent show participants. For information or entries, call Ruth Peterman at 302-398-4493.

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Harrington seeks participants The City of Harrington extends an invitation to all those who would like to participate in its 28th annual Heritage Day on Saturday, Sept. 16. That includes exhibitors, crafts demonstrators and vendors offering food and other merchandise who would like to reserve space for the day. Planners are also looking for those who would like to join the parade — individual marchers, groups, floats, organizations, ve-

Kicking off this season’s Friends of Agriculture Breakfast series will be the topic of water quality trends and practices in Delaware agriculture. Beginning at 7:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover, a buffet meal will be followed by “Past, Present and Future: Water Quality Practices,” a presentation by David Woodward, retired assistant director of Cooperative Extension at the University of

Delaware, and Mitch Woodward, an Extension agriculture agent for environmental education at North Carolina State University. The breakfast, which is sponsored by University of Delaware Cooperative Extension, is open to all regardless of race, color, sex, handicap, age or national origin. Reservations for the $15-per-person buffet can be made by sending a check made out to the University of Delaware to: Friends of Agriculture, 113 Townsend Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716-2103. You also may fax your registration to 302-831-6758 and pay at the door.

Delmarva Bike Week activities announced After five years of skyrocketing growth, Delmarva Bike Week takes a slow ride for 2006. Actually, it’s a ‘Slow Ride’ thanks to Foghat. The ultra cool classic rock band will turn back the clock 35 years Saturday evening at Delmarva Bike Week. The four day event is set for Sept. 14-17 exclusively at Ocean Downs Raceway and its sponsors. Delmarva Bike Week is free admission and free concerts – including Foghat – thanks to those sponsors. Bike parking is also free for the entire event and cars are welcome, but car parking is $10 – it is a motorcycle event after all. Foghat is just part of a very strong musical lineup under the sponsorship of Coors Light, The Grand Hotel, Tri Supply & Equipment, The Maryland Beachcomber and the dynamic restaurant duo of Micky Finns and Teasers at Sunset Marina. Foghat takes the stage Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The super group is preceded by bike week favorite Cross Cut Saw and Random Impact. Bands Silverado Band and the blues-driven Crossroads Band also play Saturday afternoon. The lineup Friday evening is just as strong. It’s Random Impact and Cross Cut Saw leading into the featured Blackfoot. Blackfoot ripped up the stage in 2005 and is determined to do the same at Delmarva Bike Week in 2006. Coors Light sponsors the guitar-driven band for this date. Also playing on Friday will be the Rhythm Pigs and the Silverado Band. But don’t miss Thursday’s action as the Classic Southern Rockers are the featured performers. Made up of musicians who have played with some of the biggest names in the music industry, the group plays many songs better than the original band can play them. Delmarva Bike Week is made possible by Harley-Davidson of

Ocean City, Seaford and Rehoboth Beach. During its four days, the event features the outstanding lineup of music along with thrill shows like the Globe of Death and the Extreme Jumpers as well as the Wall of Death thrill seekers. There are also contests for all sorts of bikes with the Bike Games sponsored by Ocean 98 Radio, Pudding Wrestling sponsored by 96 Rock and more. Heck, there is even a 150 mile per hour JCB backhoe, brought to Delmarva Bike Week by Tri Supply & Equipment. Among the big-name builders on site will be Russell Mitchell and his big rig of bikes from Exile Motorcycles (California) as well as Dave Perewitz (Massachusetts), Desperado Motorcycles (Texas), Iron Core Customs (Virginia Beach), Redneck Engineering (South Carolina) and many more. There is the Cruzin The Coast Party Pin Run that goes all four days and cumulates in a drawing for a jackpot that should exceed $2,000. Stops along the way include the three long hauls with Billy Bob’s Bike Barn near Milford and Crabby Dick’s Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach as well as the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce. In between is BJs On The Water and the Caribbean Pool Bar in Ocean City as well as the wild, wild West Ocean City stops of Teaser’s at Sunset Marina, Micky Fins Restaurant and Bar, Harborside Bar & Restaurant, the 707 Sports Bar & Grille and the hometown of Delmarva Bike Week, the Berlin Chamber of Commerce. There is also the world famous Red Knights Md. Chapter 3 Mr. Whippie’s Ride set for Friday (leaving from Harley-Davidson of Ocean City). Delmarva Bike Week is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 1416, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 17.

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Seaford Star Sports Woodbridge varsity soccer looks for team work in 2006 By Mike McClure

Coach Tim Lee watches his squad go through a dribbling drill at a recent practice. Photo by Gene Bleile

Lee leads Blue Jay soccer team into 17th season By Gene Bleile Coach Tim Lee still has the same spirit and enthusiasm for Blue Jay soccer, as he did when he was an assistant coach in 1990. He heads into his 17th season with a “group of young players who are skilled and very enthusiastic,” but “lack in experience and playing time,” he stressed. Lee returns only one senior, Paul Widerman (midfielder) that actually started last season. Overall the Jays will have only a total of four seniors this year, possibly five, if “Mike Zakrewsky is healthy enough to play this season,” he added. He has only a total of 30 players out for both the J.V. and varsity teams this year, but he has a positive attitude about the ebb and flow of players from year to year.

“The kids have a lot more options then ever before. Some are working and need to pay for car insurance, some like video games after school and some don’t have a work ethic for early season practices in the heat,” he said. When all pieces of the starting team puzzle come together, he hopes to improve upon his 2005 record of 11-5 overall and 9-4 conference record that was second to Indian River in the Henlopen South Division. He still vividly remembers a 1-0 loss to the Indians in overtime and another sudden death overtime loss to Tower Hill in the first round of the Delaware State Soccer Tournament. Junior Trevor Lee returns as the major offensive threat again this year, coming off a 22-goal season that had him at the Continued on page 47

Woodbridge varsity soccer coach Scott Bleile doesn’t know where his team will fall in the Henlopen Conference this season, but he does know it will have to play together as a team in order to have a successful season. The Raiders went 4-12 last season with five players from that squad gone due to graduation. Bleile, who is in his seventh year at the helm in Woodbridge, says defense (allowing too many goals) was a weakness of last year’s team. He expects this year’s team to do well on offense. “We have the offense, we’re gonna score some goals as long as we get the ball to the offense,” said Bleile, who added that he has a new defense in place this year. Among the returning players from a year ago are: seniors Rene Mendoza (first team all-conference and third team allstate), Cody McDorman, and Michael Rathbone and juniors Derek Nennstiehl (all-conference), Reuss Idler, Jesse Buck, Nathan Rathbone, and Eddie Thompson. The team’s newcomers include juniors Elder Carajal, Spencer Williams, Dustin Graves, and Marvin Marccario; sophomore Able Sanchez; and freshmen- Micah Idler and Gilberto Villalobos. Bleile has been pleased with his team’s

Woodbridge senior soccer player Rene Mendoza, an all-conference and allstate player last season, will be looked to for leadership this year. Mendoza is one of three returning seniors on the junior laden Raider team. Photo by Mike McClure

willingness to work hard and correct mistakes. The Raiders feature a large number of juniors, but Bleile is concerned about Continued on page 47

Seaford cross country teams look for junior leadership By Gene Bleile The Seaford High cross country team is coming off a rebuilding year in 2005 that saw an influx of sophomores finish 4-6 for the boys team and 3-6 for the girls team. Coach Vince Morris is entering his 14th season with a guarded optimism about his returning juniors at both the boys and girls top spots. His top three returning junior boys are Barrett Smith, Rob Urell and Andrew Hoffman. Senior Kyle Webber will also be in the mix along with newcomers Spencer Noel, a sophomore, and Lee Mayer, a freshman. Morris sees “strengths in the boy’s teams, as a young, energetic and enthusiastic group that enjoys working hard.” He is concerned, “that we will be depending on first year runners and underclassman to fill key positions in the top seven runners during the meets.” This will hurt somewhat until these guys gain some racing experience, he added. Conditioning at both boys and girls levels is grueling, just to warm up, the

team started a recent practice with a 25 minute run, followed by timed laps around the track to learn race pacing and endurance. “I stress pacing and consistency to the kids. The first mile of the 5k (3.1 mile) race is usually run on adrenaline, then you hit dead space when that rush is over and you must adjust your pace and mind set for the last 2 miles,” Morris said. “The boys season outlook is based on working our way into race shape, get experience of racing in big meets, then take one meet at a time, while staying competitive with all opponents.” The girl’s team will have top returning runners in juniors Lindsey James and Page Johnson, but they will be challenged by seniors Brittany Wilson and Megan Torbert for the top three spots on the team. Morris also pointed out that senior Margaret Rohlich is working hard and will push hard for a top spot also. He likes the fact, “that we have a returning core group of runners that should keep us Continued on page 49

Nanticoke Little League Board of Directors elections are Sept. 21 Head Cross Country coach Vince Morris takes time to talk with some of his returning top runners. Shown (l to r) are Barrett Smith, Rob Urell, Coach Morris, Lindsey James and Brittany Wilson. Photo by Gene Bleile

Nanticoke Little League Board of Directors elections for the 2006-07 season will be held September 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the concession stand. If you are interested in seeking a position on the board, please send a letter of intent to the Nanticoke Little League, P.O. Box 274, Seaford, DE 19973. All letters must be postmarked by Sept. 16.


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Seaford’s Kim Johnson looks to tackle Laurel’s Joe McGinnis during last week’s Midget football game in Seaford. McGinnis had a touchdown and an extra point run in his team’s 39-0 win. Photo by David Elliott

Sussex Tech sophomore Nathan Zanks, shown during a game against Laurel last season, was named to the Henlopen all-conference team last year. Zanks is one of many young players looking to help the team improve. Photo by Mike McClure

Young Sussex Tech soccer team looks for improvement By Mike McClure Sussex Tech head coach Carlos Villa lost seven seniors from last year’s varsity soccer team which went 3-10-2, but among his returning players are a few sophomores who saw significant playing time as freshmen. Gone from a year ago are seven seniors including keeper Ricker Adkins and Willie Thomas. This year’s squad is young, with a number of freshmen on the team. “We have a great group of kids. They’re all positive, there are no egos,” said Villa. “We have a good group of kids that will have good sportsmanship.” The Ravens’ returning players include seniors Ryan Lee (forward) and Mike Hearn (forward) and sophomores Evan Lee (midfield), Sebastian Borror (forward), Nathan Zanks (forward), and Michael Obier (midfield). Lee, Borror (the team’s top scorer in ‘05), and Zanks (third team all-state) played as freshman last season. Borror and Zanks played in Ireland and Scotland with the River Soccer Club this summer. The other returning players

will look to fill spots and solidify the team. “I think they’re ready to rise to the occasion,” Villa said. “Even though we’re young we have some experience with these guys.” Sussex Tech’s newcomers include junior Jacob Crumb (defense); sophomores Curt Kouts (forward), Rob Lehman (midfield), Geoffrey Morton (keeper); freshmen Dan Ash (forward) and Ariel Espinoza (forward). Villa says Morton will have to rise to the occasion in goal for the Ravens while Lehman, Kouts, Espinoza, and Ash have shown some promise in the pre-season. Team unity and more experienced players are among the team’s strengths while the need for a stronger offensive attack is a concern. Villa sees Caesar Rodney and Indian River as the favorites entering the season because of their strong feeder programs, although other teams could emerge as the season progresses. “We want to take each game at a time and improve throughout the season,” said Villa. “I think we have the potential, we’ll just see how fast it happens.”

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Laurel boys’ soccer team looks to build on first conference win

Junior keeper Andrew Halter, left, booms a goal kick against Stephen Decatur during a scrimmage last Thursday. Above, sophomore midfielder Daniel DeMott fights for ball control against a tough Stephen Decatur defense. Photos by Gene Bleile

Seaford soccer continued top of conference scorers in 2005. Seniors Zack Long, Abraham Cruz and Leonel Lopez will be battling for the other offensive position. Senior Paul Widerman will see a challenge from senior Taylor Paul, sophomore Daniel DeMott and junior Drew Venables at midfield. Junior Zac Schofer, Allandson Simon and freshman Tim Halter will try to win a starting job at fullback. The goalie’s job will be handled by junior Andrew Halter. Lee also stressed that all players would be “interchangeable at all positions as the flow of the game dictates.” Assisting Coach Lee this season will be former stand out Blue Jay players, Scott Bleile Jr. and Brook Riggleman at the varsity and J.V. level and Charles Michel will coach the Middle School team. In preseason scrimmages and a schedWoodbridge soccer continued the small number of younger players on the team. He is hopeful that number will increase in the future with 60 players signing up for middle school soccer this year. The Raiders have a pair of new goalies in senior Michael Rathbone and freshman Gilberto Villalobos. Getting his players to play together as a team is Bleile’s main concern heading into the season. Communication is also a key as two of Woodbridge’s players don’t speak English, so Bleile is learning how to communicate with them (his players are helping to translate).

uled play day at Parkside High School in Salisbury, Coach Lee will also bring up from the J.V. team four additional freshmen and one sophomore to “get a good look at them and test them against bigger opponent and a higher skill level,” he added. The Blue Jays open their season on Sept. 8 with a non-conference game against Salisbury School, followed by a home game against Laurel on Sept. 12th. Their first away game is at Cape Henlopen on Sept. 14. “We are anxious to get started in game conditions. The preseason practice sessions are long and hot and the players are ready for action. I am happy with their work ethic and attitude under these conditions. They are a very coachable group,” he concluded. Important time change:Woodbridge at Seaford on Thursday, Oct. 5 and Lake Forest at Seaford on Thursday, Sept. 21 will be varsity only starting at 6:00 p.m.

“They’ve worked hard. The will to win is there, it’s just translating it to the field,” said Bleile. He expects Caesar Rodney and Dover to be tough in the Henlopen North with Indian River and Seaford among the teams to beat in the South. Bleile believes his team can be in the mix if it plays together. This year Bleile is assisted by coach Lee Olmstead, a teacher at the high school. The Raiders open the season at St. Thomas More on Saturday before visiting Indian River. “We’re ready to roll. I’m looking forward to it,” Bleile said. “I’m cautiously optimistic.” RAIDERS SOCCERWoodbridge junior Derek Nennstiehl, shown during a Raider soccer practice is one of two returning allconference players for the Woodbridge boys’ soccer team this season. Photo by Mike McClure

The Laurel varsity boys’ soccer team, led by second year coach Clayton Hearn, is looking to build on last season which brought the program its first Henlopen Conference win. Gone from last year’s team(1-12-1 overall, 1-11-1 conference) is team captain Claudy Joinville, who was named first team Henlopen South and second team all-state. The Bulldogs returning players are junior David Bartee (defense) and sophomores Kyle Brown (forward), Lineker Valladares (midfield), and Jorge Lopez (goalie). The team’s newcomers include first year senior Ryan Bardowski (defense); sophomore Jamie Ruhl (forward); and freshmen Even Ceylan (forward) and Zack Hastings (forward). Hearn sees his team’s speed and desire to improve as its strengths. The Bulldogs’ lack of experience entering the season is a concern. The team is looking to work hard, focus on passing and playing a complete team game, and limit the number of shots on goal allowed on defense.

Western Sussex high school graduates playing college soccer (Contact the Laurel/Seaford Star if you know of someone not on this list)

Heather Bleile, Seaford, Randolph Macon Mitch Fryling, Seaford, Neumann College Anthony Warfel, Greenwood Mennonite, Valley Forge Christian Claudy Joinville, Laurel, University of Delaware Josh Scotton, Delmar, Salisbury University

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Woodbridge varsity football team opens season at Colonel Richardson The Woodbridge varsity football team’s opening game at Colonel Richardson will take place at 7 p.m., not 7:30 p.m. Bayside Conference home games are kicking off at 7 p.m. this season, while most Henlopen Conference home games will start at 7:30 p.m.

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New Woodbridge field hockey coach looks for improvement

BETWEEN THE LINES By Gene Bleile, Seaford Sports Why did it take 67 years? Congratulations to the boys from Columbus, Ga. on their 2006 Little League World Series Championship last week in Williamsport, Pa. It was the second time in a row that a U.S. team won the championship and was also the first time since the 1992-1993 seasons for back-to-back American wins. That was big news. They knocked off a team from Japan in a thriller, 2-1. However, since little league was founded in 1939, by a gentleman named Carl Stotz, I am compelled to ask this question: Why did it take 67 years to institute a pitch count? With that thought in mind, I feel the biggest story out of Williamsport that week went basically unnoticed by most fans. Mr. Stephen Keener, President and CEO of little league and softball announced, “starting with the 2007 season, pitchers in all divisions of Little League from age 7 to 18, will have specific limits for each game based on their age. The number of pitches delivered in a game will determine the amount of rest the player must have before pitching again.” For example, a 10-year-old pitcher will be allowed only 75 pitches per day. Eleven and twelve year olds are only allowed 85 pitches, while 13-16 and 17-18 are allowed 95 and 105 pitches respectively. A minimum rest period is then assigned before pitching the next game. Research data and injury studies over the years have proven beyond a doubt that some coaches overworked pitchers arms and that long-term injury was a strong possibility. Dr. James Andrews, an expert in ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction or what is better known as Tommy John surgery, stressed that, “this is one of the most important steps ever initiated in youth baseball.” “It will serve as an injury prevention cornerstone to other youth organizations to get serious about injury prevention,” he added.

Mr. Keener also stressed, “we call upon all youth baseball organizations, including travel leagues to implement a pitch count to protect young pitching arms.” At the local level, as head coach of the Major League Phillies, I stood before the Seaford Little League coaches in 1996 with national injury research data in hand and tried to convince the league that a pitch count should be started in Seaford for the protection of young pitching arms. My idea was debated, criticized then rejected in about 20 minutes. I was actually surprised it only took that long to shoot it down. One coach that agreed with me that night is long time Seaford resident Alan Quillen, who has spent 26 years involved in little league, 18 as a board member. When asked about the recent press release, he said, “I am all for a mandatory pitch count. It will change the way coaches have to think and coach. Not only will it protect young arms, but will make coaches develop other players into pitchers at a young age.” He and I agree that the strategy of the game will change about pitching rotations. “I think it should have been implemented years ago, a lot of kids develop arm problems in later years,” he added. Kenny Cummings, Seaford varsity baseball coach agreed that a pitch count was a great idea at the lower levels also. “We always keep a pitch count on our pitchers at any level from middle school to the top varsity level,” he said. “We have to deal with cold weather in early practices, and try to build up the arms slowly for the season to prevent injury. A pitch count in Little League hopefully will develop more pitchers and protect young arms,” he stressed. So I ask one more time. Why did it take 67 years? Sports Email Bag: If you have a comment or rebuttal email me at: rebgolf@dmv.com. Please include your name, address and phone number.

By Mike McClure The Woodbridge field hockey team will be guided by first year coach Kelly Davis who is a graduate of the school. Davis, who is assisted by Joanne Collison, coached varsity field hockey while attending college in Utah. “We’re developing. I’m new to this group of girls,” said Davis. The former all-conference player credits Seaford coach Robin Verdery with helping her get settled in to her new post. Davis inherits a young team from former coach Debbie Vanderwende. The 2006 squad features only three seniors and seven freshmen. Woodbridge’s Kelly Davis The Raiders’ returning players include: seniors Erika Knox (forward), Morgan Willey (back, midfield), and Sarah Swain (back); juniors Sarah Judy (forward), Melissa Wagner (midfield, back), and Chelsea Collison (midfield, forward); and sophomores Heather Solomon (forward) and Samantha Smith (midfield, back). The team’s newcomers include junior Meagan Rase (midfield, back); sophomores Angel Ruark (back) and Samantha Richey (midfield, forward); and freshmen Danielle Griffin (midfield, back), Liz Walk (midfield, back), Angela Fitze (goalie), Kelli Warner (midfield, back), Kyrra Lewandowski (forward, midfield, back), Kelsie Willey (back), and Melissa Rosado (back). With the loss of Leah Bowman (transfer to Seaford), Fitze will be asked to make the start in goal despite being a freshman. Davis sees the team’s sportsmanship, willingness to improve, and passion to play as its strengths. Although the team did not win a play day game, she was pleased with its progress and sportsmanship. “I think we’re getting better and better. They have a good outlook,” Davis said. “They have a great passion for it (hockey).” Davis expects her team to improve with each game and do the best it can each time out. The squad has already received a number of positive comments about its good sportsmanship at the Seaford Play Day games.

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Head coach- Daryl Zehr Last year- Overall 14-1-1, conference 14-0 PACC champions Returning players- seniors Kendall Landis, Matt Borders, Donnie Donavon, Eric Mast; juniors Madison Warfel, Josh Muncy, Derek Scott Team strengths- speed, experience Concerns- depth and team size Key losses- Jeremy Williams and Tyler Warfel Outlook for season- goal is to repeat as PACC champions

Head coach- Greg Hostetler, 10 years Last year- 12-3 overall, 110-3 conference Returning players- seniors Kelly Green, Chelsea Hamilton, Amanda Chupp, Taylor Rigby; juniors Joanna Kauffman, Kassie Attix, Michelle Shirey; sophomores Taylor Hamilton and Amber Swartzentruber Newcomers- senior Charla Benton and sophomores Corey Green and Hannah Rust Team strengths- good experience and depth, solid serving Concerns- some pre-season injuries Key losses- strong hitters and some defensive speed Outlook for season- expect to be a competition for conference championship

Send varsity results to the Star Coaches: Don’t forget to send your results and stats to your hometown paper at publisher@seafordstar.com or 302629-9243. Only the Star covers all of the Western Sussex varsity teams. Returning veteran assistant coach Rob Perciful talks with the girls’ cross country team prior to a timed lap around the high school track. Photo by Gene Bleile

Seaford cross country continued competitive with many opponents.” “However, our 4-7 spots are questionable at this point,” he added. Overall, that guarded optimism comes out again because his years of experience have taught him, “the key to the girls winning this season will be conditioning, getting experience and finding the right

runners to fill the open spots.” Rob Perciful, in his 8th season, will be assisting Morris again this year with the girl’s team. The Middle School coach will be Lucas Conner. The cross country teams will open their season on Saturday, Sept. 9 with the Ron Powell Invitational in Smyrna followed by another away meet at Delmar on Sept. 13. Their first 5k home meet at

Coach Vince Morris takes a moment to discuss split times with junior Lindsey James. Photo by Gene Bleile

Trinity Golf Tournament is September 23 On Saturday, Sept. 23, Trinity Transport will host its third annual golf tournament to benefit the Trinity Foundation. The tournament will take place at the Seaford Golf & Country Club at 9 a.m. and cost $75 a person following a four-person scramble format. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Tournament participants, hole sponsors and door prize donations are needed. Contact Lance Massey, Megan Smith or Alice Messick at 1-800-846-3400 or go to www.puttforlife.org. The foundation supports groups such as the Relay for Life, American Red Cross, Jr. Achievement and the Boys & Girls Clubs.

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Western Sussex graduates competing in college cross country Dave Demarest, Sussex Tech, Salisbury University Ken McCallum, Sussex Tech, University of Maine Wesley Townsend, Sussex Tech, Delaware State University Rebekah Ricksecker, Sussex Tech, Liberty Chapel Branch will be against Milford and Polytech on Sept. 27. Morris will look closely during the preseason for team leadership, even though cross country is really each person against the clock, working to better his or her time

each meet. “The kids push each other during practice, because the goal is for an individual runner to better his own time and move up to the top spots. The friendly, internal competition is good for our team,” he concluded.


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Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation programs start next month The following SDPR programs will begin in September or October: Youth field hockey- Youth field hockey is available for children ages 8-12. The program starts Sept. 9 and runs every Saturday from 9-10 a.m. until Oct. 14. Mouth guards and t-shirts will be provided. Punt, Pass, and Kick- The SDPR Punt, Pass, and Kick competition will be held on Sept. 23 at 3 p.m. at the Field of Dreams. This is a football competition for boys and girls ages 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, and 14-15. Registration forms are available at the Parks and Recreation office or you can show up at the time of the event. Football, cheerleading signups now taking place- The SDPR football and cheerleading leagues will be starting soon and parents are encouraged to sing their kids up ASAP. Flag football games start the beginning of September and tackle football starts in October. Call 629-6809 for more information on any of these programs.

Delaware Riptide 16U fastpitch softball team is looking for players The Delaware Riptide 16U fastpitch softball team is currently looking for two to three players for the 2007 season. The Riptide will be conducting tryouts through September. The team is looking for a player who has some catching experience. The Riptide will play in approximately eight tournaments next year. Please call Robert Trout at 875-4822 for tryout schedule and location and for any additional information.

The Senior Lo-Del Volleyball League has entered all six of its teams in the state volleyball tournament on September 10. The league which plays in Millsboro and Georgetown year-around, recently had Margie Knight, Salisbury University volleyball coach, conduct a volleyball clinic at Sussex Academy in Georgetown. Members of the Dune Diggers, Rough Edges, Ladybugs, Small Wonders, Quick Chicks and First Staters are shown with Coach Knight, who is at extreme left.

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Delaware Senior Olympic Annual Games to run through October

The Delaware Storm baseball team will hold a golf tournament on Sept. 29 at the Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. The cost is $400 for a four player team and includes golf, cart, lunch and a gift bag. There will also be a silent auction, prizes, and raffles. Any questions or to register, please call Alan at (302)875-3174, Guy at (302)8569058 or Dean at (410)352-5688. Please help support the 2006 USSSA World Series Champions in their upcoming 2007 season.

Almost one thousand Delaware senior men and women athletes over age 50 will be competing in the Delaware Senior Olympics Annual Games during the next two months. A first or second place age-group finish will qualify the athlete or team for competition in the National Senior Games - the Senior Olympics next June in Louisville, Ky. The Delaware competitions were scheduled to open with shuffleboard on August 29 and end on October 29 with co-ed volleyball. The 26 sports being contested are archery, badminton, basketball, basketball shooting, baseball, billiards, bicycling, bocce, bowling, co-ed volleyball, golf, horseshoes, line dancing, race walk, racquetball, road race, shuffleboard, softball, sporting clays, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball, walking and weight lifting. The complete schedule and more information can be found at http://www.delawareseniorolympics.org/

Third Annual Rocktober Fishing Tournament and Festival is Oct. 20-22 The Third Annual Rocktober Fishing Tournament and Festival, which benefits the Sussex County Land Trust and the Horsey Family Youth Foundation, will take place October 20-22 at the Indian River Marina. Over $24,000 in cash prizes are up for grabs in the rockfish, flounder and tog divisions. Guaranteed $9,000 pay out for the heaviest rockfish caught. For more information please visit www.rocktoberfishing.org or call (302) 645-5949 .

R A V E N WATCHINGThe Sussex Tech varsity football coaching staff, with head coach Bill Collick on the left and assistant coach Ron Dickerson on his left, looks on during a recent scrimmage against Seaford. No information was submitted about the Tech football team. Photo by Mike McClure

DOGS AND JAYS- Seaford’s Larron Ennis looks to elude the Laurel defense as teammate DaShawn Collins (67) blocks during the Midget football season opener last Saturday in Seaford. Photo by David Elliott

Star to feature Where are they Now?, On Campus With stories The Seaford/Laurel Star will continue to run “Where are they Now?” and “On Campus With” stories later this summer. If you know of a local graduate who is no longer in school and has gone on to do great things in life, submit their name for our “Where are they Now?” series. If you have a local “star” who has gone on to play sports in college, let us know about him or her for our “On Campus With” series. Please contact the Star with their name, some background information, and a way to contact them. Send information to the Star at publisher@seafordstar.com or 302-629-9243 (f) or call sports editor Mike McClure at 302-629-9788.

Seaford Bowling Lanes scores and standings to appear in next Star The Seaford Bowling Lanes scores and standings will return in next week’s papers. The Fall leagues were scheduled to begin this week.

PEP RALLY- The Seaford Pee Wee cheerleaders perform a cheer with the two teams shown in the background during a pep rally prior to Saturday’s opening games against Laurel. Photo by David Elliott


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Sussex Tech cross country teams look to follow up 9-2 seasons Head coach- Lou Nicoletti, 30 years coaching Last year- boys 9-2, girls 9-2 Returning athletes- girls- seniors Nicole Mahoney, Tiffany Roles, Briana Barron, Kasie Price; sophomore Casie Carter boys- senior Tom Ford; Juniors Yeram Chandrarati, Derek Kitchen, Steve Spera, Dave Ricksecker; sophomore Ryelan Pavlik Newcomers- Casie Galon and freshman Brian Singh Team strengths- work hard Concerns- boys are young Key losses- Dave Demarest, Ken McCallum, Wes Townsend, Anthony Shepphard Outlook for season- hopefully will be competitive

Delaware Twisters 16U fast pitch softball holding tryouts for ‘07 The Delaware Twisters 16U girls’ fast pitch softball is holding free tryouts for a few positions for the 2007 season. This will take place at Central Elementary School in Seaford on September 10 at 2:00 pm. The cost commitment is low and most tournaments are local; however a birth has already been awarded for the 2007 World Series in Chattanooga, Tenn. Please contact Tom Shockley (302-628-1131) or Kevin Taylor (856-3409) to RSVP or for more information.

Division of Fish and Wildlife Announces 2006-07 Hunting Seasons The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, recently announced the migratory bird and upland hunting seasons for 2006-07. Delaware Migratory Bird Seasons: Dove (12 bird daily limit)- Sept. 1-23, noon to sunset; Oct. 16-28, one hour before sunrise to sunset; Dec. 13- Jan. 15, one hour before sunrise to sunset Early Teal (four bird daily limit)- Sept. 21-30, geographic limitations in coastal zone only, one hour before sunrise to 10 a.m. Youth Hunt (Standard limits apply)- Oct. 21 Ducks (six bird daily limit)- Oct. 27-Nov. 9, Nov. 20-Dec. 2, Dec. 11-Jan. 20 Six duck basic bag including no more than: two scaup, one black duck, four mallards (two hens), one pintail, two wood ducks, two redheads, one mottled duck, one fulvous tree duck, four scoters, and one canvasback. Harlequin closed. Snow Goose (15 bird daily limit)- Oct. 12-Nov. 9, Nov. 20-Jan. 20, Jan. 22-Mar. 10 (Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat. only) Bombay Hook - Snow Goose Season- Oct. 9 -Jan. 19, Feb. 5-March 7; Brant (two bird daily limit)- Dec. 25-Jan. 27; Migrant Canada Goose (two bird daily limit)- Nov. 20-Dec. 2, Dec. 14Jan. 20; Coots & Mergansers (daily limit 15 coots, five mergansers, including two hooded mergansers)- same season dates as ducks; Rail/King, Clapper (10 bird daily limit) 2006-2007 Delaware Upland Seasons: White-tail Deer- Archery- Sept. 1-Jan. 31; Muzzleloader- Oct. 6-14, Jan. 22-27; Shotgun Nov. 10-18, Jan. 13-20; Special Antlerless- Oct. 16, 2021, 23, 27-28, 30, Dec. 9-16; Handgun Jan. 6-13; Youth Hunt- Nov. 4; Bobwhite Quail- Nov. 20Feb. 3; Cottontail Rabbit- Nov. 20-Feb. 3; Ring-necked Pheasant- Nov. 20-Jan. 12; Gray Squirrel- Sept. 15-Oct. 5, Oct. 16-Nov. 9, Nov. 20-Dec. 8, Dec. 18-Jan.12; Wild Turkey- April 14May 4, Hunters interested in applying for goose blinds and deer stands on specified public lands should complete the application in the back of the Hunting & Trapping Guide or through the Division’s web page: www.fw.delaware.gov . According to Wildlife Administrator Greg Moore, the pre-season lottery for deer stands and goose blinds will be held in early October and all applications must be submitted by Friday, Sept. 15, 2006. Applications for turkey hunting on public lands are due Friday, Dec. 8, 2006 with the drawing to be held Friday, Dec. 15, 2006. For more information about the hunting seasons, contact the Wildlife Section at 302-7399912 or visit www.fw.delaware.gov.

SGCC Club Championships Ladies Club Championship- champion- Jenny Davis; First flight- first- Judy Griffith; Second flight- firstMellie Kinnamon, second- Mary Pegram; Third flight- first- Barbara Allen, second- Ruth Sneller Junior Club Championship- Championship Flightfirst- Kyle Messick, secondCory Ewing, third- Scott Lee; Junior Championship- firstTyler Hughes, second- Tim Gaskin, third- Grant Calloway, fourth- Taylor Ewing, fifthNick Usilton; Boys four-hole tournament- first- Lorenzo DeJesus, second- Jason Cook, third- Zachary Collins and Jacob Calloway, fourth- Spencer Zebley, fifth- Raphael DeJesus; Girls three-hole tournamentfirst- Alyssa Aliceam secondCatherine Mackler, third- Sydnee Smith, fourth- Hailey Parks, fifth- Cassie Ewing

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A view from the cheap seats By Mike McClure, Star Sports Editor A few weeks ago I was out at a local practice, waiting for the football team to arrive from a break so I could take some pictures of them. I was not alone, a group of people gathered to see their team in action. As the team marched in unison toward the practice field, their cleats pounding on the pavement, one lady exclaimed “I missed that sound”. I think she speaks for all the high school football fans, myself included. The 2006-07 fall sports season is here, with local football teams kicking off the season on Friday. Unfortunately all of out local teams are away this week, way far away. Some of the field hockey and soccer teams get under way this weekend with the rest of the teams starting next Tuesday. I’m not about to make predictions on which teams will do well. It’s not that making predictions are that difficult, they’re not. But even after talking to most of the local coaches and doing stories on the majority of the Western Sussex teams, I still can’t say with confidence which teams will be the teams to beat. That’s why they play the games. I probably talked to coaches of some teams that will struggle a little bit this year. They told me their teams are young and inexperienced. I also talked to the coaches of teams that will do well this season. They also told me their teams are young and inexperienced. I’ll let the so called experts stick their feet in their mouths. I will make this prediction, the Henlopen South will be very competitive in field hockey and football. I haven’t talked to enough coaches to be able to say the same about the local soccer teams, however, there have been some good local soccer teams coming from the area in the recent past.

College football- A pair of local grads shined on the college football fields last weekend. Laurel grad Anton Ridley had a 16-yard touchdown reception and hauled in four receptions for 56 yards in Villanova’s opening loss. Ridley’s high school classmate and good friend Eston Ennis had a fumble recovery in Wesley’s 41-14 win over Waynesburg. Sea-cats- Once again there are four Delmar grads on the Salisbury University field hockey team. The Sea Gulls, which are shooting for a fourth straight national championship, include senior Tracey Lloyd, Danielle Twilley, Kelly Lloyd, and Erin Keenan, all former Wildcats. Dawn Chamberlain’s assistant coaches are three Delmar and Salisbury grads: Erin Budd, Brittany Elliott, and Lindsey Elliott. Also on the team is Sussex Tech grad Lauren Correll of Bridgeville. Friendly foes- Last week’s wet weather caused some problems for the Delmar Pop Warner Football League. The teams were scheduled to host Woodbridge last Saturday, but the rain caused the game to be delayed. It was set to be played on Sunday, but the fields were unplayable. The Wildcats’ northern foes (Laurel) stepped up and allowed the teams to play on their fields. Delmar Pop Warner President Teri Klaverweiden e-mailed me and asked me to thank Laurel Pop Warner and Laurel High for their kindness. Quick hits- I received a program for the York College field hockey in the mail. Once I looked at the roster I saw why, Seaford grad Claire Rekitzke, a standout goalie in high school, is on the squad. I also received a request from Wesley College to join their varsity club/donate money. I’m sorry, I left my checkbook at home, yeah that’s the ticket.

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Health Names are important for caregivers and patients By Dr. Anthony Policastro Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Medical Director

“What’s in a name” is a famous quote. We often take names for granted. When we meet new people, we do not remember their names. When we hear a name on the phone, we often asked to have it spelled because we didn’t listen carefully the first time. Of course when the name is “John Smith” and you ask to have it spelled, you really sound like you are in sad shape. Medical care involves relationships. There are patients. There are caregivers. It is important for them to know each other’s names. Policastro is not an easy name to remember. Sometimes I introduce myself as Dr. Policastro. People then assume that my last name is Castro. If I tried the full name, people would wonder why I am bothering with my first name. I can’t win. If I need a patient to remember my name, I tell them to think about it as a “polar” bear chasing Fidel “Castro.” That makes it easier to remember. When I was in the Air Force, I was just Dr P. That was easier still. Patients need to know the name of their caregiver. That is true if it is their physician. That is true if it is a nurse. That is true if it is someone drawing his or her blood. That is true if it is the receptionist that answers the phone. That is a basic expectation. Patients usually know the name of their physicians. However, it is a little harder when there are multiple caregivers. That is true in the hospital setting. It is almost like going to a party and meeting many people. It is hard to remember all those names. It

It is sometimes hard to remember which patients you have introduced yourself to in the past. So sometimes you assume that you have done so. Then you do not introduce yourself. In those situations, you come across as rude. takes a little effort. When I meet a patient, I will them my name. If I introduce myself every time that I see them after that, they will think that I do not remember them. It is sometimes hard to remember which patients you have introduced yourself to in the past. So sometimes you assume that you have done so. Then you do not introduce yourself. In those situations, you come across as rude. So you either look like you have a poor memory or look like you are rude. It is not an easy task. There should be an expectation that patients will be addressed by name. That may be by first and last name. It may be by Mr. or Mrs. with the last name. It might just be by first name. Using only a first name is more common in pediatrics. Physicians see a lot of patients. Many times a medical record is needed to help jog the memory. There are some patients they know well. In these cases, it is easy to recognize the patient and call them by name. Other patients are not seen quite as often. Knowing their names without a record there becomes more difficult. Again the

Health Bulletins Nominations being accepted for 2006 CNA of the Year It’s not too late to recognize the importance of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) as invaluable members of the health care team; nominations are being accepted until September 15 at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, for the 2006 CNA of the Year award. The award will be presented at the 10th annual CNA Recognition Day held on Friday, Oct. 20, at the Owens Campus in Georgetown. The honoree will be chosen from nominations submitted by family, friends, employers, and patients based on the CNA’s dedication to providing care, comfort, and commitment to his/her patients. Completed nomination forms must be returned to the college no later than September 15. CNA Recognition Day is an annual event held at the Owens Campus and cosponsored by the college along with local hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies. It provides an occasion for CNAs to improve their profes-

sional skills, develop their professional identity, and increase their sense of pride and self-esteem. The event includes workshops, exhibits, door prizes, and networking opportunities as it brings together CNAs from Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland. For more information about the award, the event or to receive a form, call 302856-5400, Ext. 3190.

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital to offer Family and Friend First Aid Class Nanticoke Memorial Hospital’s Training Center will offer a community First Aid classes to anyone interested in learning first aid on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m.-noon, at the Nanticoke Resource Center, 620 W. Stein Highway, Seaford. Cost is $5. Proceeds to be donated to the American Heart Walk 2006. This program teaches how to manage illness and injuries in a child for the first few minutes until professional help arrives. It also includes important information on child safety and preventing injuries. This program is a fun, dynamic way for

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Family, Friend CPR Class Nanticoke Memorial Hospital’s Training Center will offer a community CPR classes to anyone interested in learning CPR on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m.noon, at the Nanticoke Resource Center, 620 W. Stein Highway, Seaford. Cost is $5. Proceeds to be donated to the American Heart Walk 2006. This program contains information on how to perform the basic skills of CPR on adults, children, and infants and how to help an adult, child, or infant who is choking. The course is open to anyone caring for infants and children, including family members, grandparents, siblings, new or expecting parents, babysitters and neighbors. This program is a fun, dynamic way for families, friends and communities to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card. To register or for further information contact the NMH Training Center office at 6296611, ext. 8919. Pre-registration is required.

PSA screenings at NMH Nanticoke Health Services will provide PSA screenings on Friday, Sept. 28. The blood tests will be offered at the Nanticoke’s Cancer Care Center * 1st Floor, adjacent to the hospital from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. The fee for the test will be $5. Results will be mailed approximately two weeks after the event. Prostate cancer is the most frequently occurring cancer in men. Between 1980 and 1990, prostate cancer incidence increased 65 percent. It is believed that this increase was the result of improved early detection. There is expected to be a further increase related to the use of the prostate specific antigen blood test. Prostate specific antigen (PSA) is a substance that is produced by the prostate gland. Men normally have a small amount of this substance in the blood. PSA levels differ according to age and tend to rise after the age of 60. PSA can be affected by several conditions in the prostate such as the normal enlargement in the prostate, which occurs with aging. Infection or inflammation and surgery to the prostate can also cause increased levels. There is no specific level of PSA that tells whether prostate

cancer is present; however the higher the level, the more likely it is that cancer may be developing. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital encourages men over the age of 50 to take advantage of this service. If you are 40-years-old and at high risk of developing this cancer you are also encouraged to participate. African-American men are at high risk for developing prostate cancer, as are men who have a family history of the disease. For additional information on the PSA screening contact the Cancer Care Center at 302-6296611, ext. 2588.

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School auditorium. The vocal talents of Nanticoke employees and their families are sure to entertain the crowd with sounds of Country, Rock ’N Roll, Contemporary Christian and Classical music. There will be music for everyone. Emcee for the evening will be WBOC’s Jimmy Hoppa. Cost is $20 for admission. Tickets are available by calling the hospital at 302-629-6611, ext. 2550 or via email at Millerl@nanticoke.org. The second fundraiser will be a Bingo on Thursday, Oct. 5, starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Moose, located on Rt. 13A in

Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 exciting games and will feature several baskets Longaberger products as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Large Hamper and the Autumn Treats set with Wrought Iron legs or one of the several door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact the hospital at 302-6296611, ext. 2404 or via email at MorrisR®nanticoke.org. All proceeds for the two

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Nanticoke hosting benefits Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will be hosting two fundraising events to benefit the American Heart Association Heart Walk. On Saturday, Sept. 30 “Pumping Up The Volume” concert will be held at the Seaford Middle

events will be donated the American Heart Association Heart Walk 2006. The AHA Heart Walk is the signature fund-raising event for the American Heart Association and the Heart Walk promotes physical activity and hearthealthy living in a fun family environment. This year more than one-million walkers will participate in more than 600 events across the country, raising funds to save lives from this country’s No. 1 and No. 3 killers, heart disease and stroke.

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Fund raising “Jewelry Sale” in the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Main Lobby, Thursday, Sept. 7, and Friday, Sept. 8, from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Presented by InDesign and sponsored by the Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary. It is open to the public. All items are $5 each (50 to 80 percent off department store prices). Cash, checks, credit cards and payroll deduction accepted.

Sept. 13 has been designated Membership Day by Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary. Members will gather at 11:30 a.m. at the Methodist Manor House on Middleford Road (next to Nanticoke Hospital) for luncheon followed by a business meeting. Guest speaker will be Debbie Holbrook, director of Forensic Nursing at Nanticoke. Ms. Holbrook, a registered nurse, has had extensive training in the field of forensic nursing, and is a leader in this growing area involving rime victims. Janet Hubbard, president of Nanticoke’s Auxiliary, will preside during the business meeting and greet newcomers. Membership is open to those desiring to become a volunteer at Nanticoke. Callers will be contacting members. Luncheon of chicken marsala with veggies, salad and pie will cost $8.

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Delaware’s Division of Public Health orders antiviral drugs Delaware’s Division of Public Health (DPH) has ordered through the federal subsidy program enough antiviral drugs to treat 85,902 Delawareans in a human flu pandemic. This is the maximum amount the state can acquire through a cost share program with the federal government whereby the state contributes 75 percent of the negotiated discounted costs. Additionally, DPH has requested to purchase another 6,677 courses (amount to treat 6,677 people) of antivirals should other states opt out of the subsidy program. The federal government is also stockpiling antiviral medications for each state, and plans to acquire 55,420 courses in 2006 and 66,505 in 2007 for Delawareans. Tallying the planned federal stockpile for Delaware, previously ordered antivirals and the amount from the subsidy program, Delaware expects to stockpile enough antivirals to treat 30 percent of the state’s population, or 243,089 people. This quantity exceeds treatment needs estimated by the World Health Organization that 25 percent of the population may become ill from a pandemic. The antiviral medications ordered include Tamiflu and Relenza which are considered effective for treatment and prevention for influenza. Seriously ill flu patients who receive antivirals may not develop disease complications such as pneumonia. In a pandemic, Delaware’s antiviral stockpile should be sufficient to

treat the number of ill persons but there is not enough antivirals for prevention. The current priority outlined in the State of Delaware Pandemic Influenza Response Plan is to treat ill people first and use antivirals for disease prevention whenever possible for containment - particularly during the initial outbreak. To read the plan, go to www.pandemicflu.gov/plan/stateplans.htm. “The commitment of Gov. Minner and the General Assembly to provide the $1.4 million state cost share was critical to securing antivirals for Delawareans,” said Dr. Jaime Rivera, DPH director. “Securing the maximum amount of antivirals for Delawareans is one part of our public health preparedness strategy for a pandemic,” said Emily Falone, DPH Chief of Public Health Preparedness. Other Delaware efforts underway include stockpiling equipment and supplies such as ventilators, expanding the current capacity of hospitals to accommodate patients and beginning an education program for businesses, schools, and others. DPH works with hospitals, emergency management agencies, food suppliers, law enforcement and others to improve the state’s preparedness status. Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware’s citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency and protecting vulnerable populations.

Health Bulletins Fit Fest September 9 Delaware Technical & Community College, Georgetown, will have a free, family-oriented health and fitness event underwritten by a grant from Carl M. Freeman Foundation. Professional staff from Bayhealth Medical Center, Beebe Medical Center, and Nanticoke Health Services will do personal adult health screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, and bone density. Fitness activities for children and adults; health exhibits and information available on health-related topics. Prizes, awards, freebies; food available for purchase. Rain or shine. The date is Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Child Support Month kicks off with new initiatives A new record was set in 2005 of $96 million collected On Thursday Aug. 31, Chuck Hayward, Delaware Health and Social Services’ director of the Division of Child Support Enforcement, read a proclamation on behalf of Gov. Minner declaring September Child Support Month in Delaware. The event took place at the Churchman’s Road Child Support headquarters. Director Hayward announced other events and activities that will take place during Child Support Month, including an event

to unveil the Most Wanted Poster Campaign and details of the increased enforcement measures to be taken on non-custodial parents with a warrant for not paying their child support. “We continue to do well in collecting money for the children of Delaware (a new record was set in 2005 of $96 million collected) but we realize it isn’t all about dollars and cents. Parents are important for reasons other than financial ones. First, the child needs to know who their parents are. Acknowledging paternity is a critical step in the process of building a relationship with your child that lasts a lifetime,” says Hayward. “I am proud of the success we’ve had and we will continue to push for aggres-

sive and innovative reforms that will help single parents gain the resources they need to provide their children the childhood they deserve,” said Hayward. “Child Support Month represents an opportunity to salute parents who support their children emotionally and financially and honor the child support professionals across the state who are committed to making a difference in the lives of children through their work.,” he adds. Getting unmarried parents to sign a Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity (VAP) for their child at the time of birth is something that the division will promote throughout the state during Child Support Month. When a father and mother sign the VAP

in the hospital, both parents will be named on the child’s birth certificate. The benefits of having the father’s name on the birth certificate are numerous; it • Provides access to medical benefits for the child. • Protects a child’s rights to Veteran’s, Social Security and inheritance benefits. • Allows the child to access family medical history. • Gives the child the emotional benefit of knowing the identity of both parents. • Begins to build the bond for a lasting relationship. DCSE will work closely with local hospitals to help educate parents about Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity and other methods of paternity establishment.

Free DNA paternity testing in all three counties During the week of Sept. 18-22, the Division of Child Support Enforcement will offer Free DNA/Paternity testing in our New Castle, Kent and Sussex County offices. LabCorp will be on-site to perform the free testing using a swab to collect DNA from the inner cheek of each person being tested. Before coming to the office, the mother and father must talk and agree to show up along with the child for testing. If everyone cannot come at the same time for

testing, arrangements can be made during the week by contacting one of our offices. We encourage those who have not yet established the paternity of the child(ren) to take advantage of this opportunity for free paternity testing and provide your child with the benefits it offers. Our office locations and telephone numbers are listed below. Feel free to call or stop in for additional information and/or receive testing Sept. 18-22, during the times mentioned above:

• New Castle: 84A Christiana Road, New Castle, DE 19720 (302-577-7171). • Dover: Carroll’s Plaza, 1114 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901 (302-739-8299). • Georgetown: 9 Academy St., Georgetown, DE 19947 (302- 856-5386). Free Testing Dates; Testing Times “All Offices”: Monday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-noon; Tuesday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m.-noon; Wednesday, Sept. 20, 4:30-7 p.m.;

Thursday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-noon; Friday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-noon. Additionally, for parents who do not want paternity testing, DCSE offers a Voluntary Acknowledgment Program. If both parents agree to sign the voluntary acknowledgement form, paternity is established after the form is signed, notarized and submitted to Vital Statistics. Find out if this program is right for you. Each parent must bring a picture ID for free DNA testing.

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YARD SALE, SUN., Sep. 10, 8 am - 2 pm. Tools, matchbox cars, & misc. Middleford Rd., Seaford, make right at Eastern Optical, 1st house on right hand side. 8/31

MORTISE MACHINE. Shop Fox mortise machine on stand. 1/4”, 8/8” & 1/2” mortise bits, owners manual, like new, $175. 8770231. 9/7

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LOST DOG & 2 PUPPIES, terriers, black, around 5th St., Seaford. 344-3441. LOST DOG! Tan & Wh. Pitbull/Terrier Mix. Lost in Laurel area. Usually wear pink collar, answers to Lady. Reward! Call Rhonda 8754109 or 818-274-9620. BASSET HOUND, Bl. & Wh., some brown, about 50 lbs., slight limp on right hind leg. Last seen Aug. 7 near E. Trap Pond Rd. Cash Reward! 877-0114. 8/17

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Cheap • Cheap • Cheap AUTO INSURANCE? 1-877-621-1030 Credit Cards accepted. tnc ‘93 HONDA ACCORD, 2 Dr., 5 spd., new timing belt & water pump, needs exhaust work. Exc. cond., $1700 firm. 628-9157. 8/10

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FREE HORSE MANURE, great for gardens & shrubbery. 337-3840. 9/7 BEAGLE/GOLDEN RETRIEVER MIX, free to a good home. Outside dog, had all shots. Moving, must give away. 629-9879. 8/31 FREE TO GOOD HOME: 4yr. old male Akita, great with kids. Needs room to run. 628-7796. 8/10

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SMALL KIT. CABINET, 10” wide, 26” deep, 36” high. 628-8215. 8/10

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302-856-9035 NOTICE FUNDRAISER Are you looking to raise money for a school, church, sports team, scout troops, clubs, day care centers, civic organizations, Relay for Life, or any other worthy cause? (Ask me more details about worthy causes). I can help you have fun while raising money. Call Debbie at 629-0402. 5/4/4tnc CAN’T LOSE WEIGHT? THEN DON’T WAIT! Get the Training & Help you need! Finally, a system that really works! Call today! 302-875-3099

NEW CLUTCH & PRES. PLATE for Toyota 22R motor, $100 firm. 628-9157. 8/10 ‘95 OLDS CUTLASS SUPREME 104K, V6, 3.1L, 4 dr., AT, AC, flip top sunroof, exc. running cond. $2150. 629-6575 after 6 pm. 8/3

Busy optometric practice seeking full time staff member. Technician experience is helpful but not required, we will train the right person. Some traveling between offices is required. Competitive salary with benefits.

302-856-4970

MAYTAG WASHER & DRYER, almond, heavy duty, VG cond., $325 OBO. 629-6159. 9/7 48 ASST. EXERCISE VIDEO tapes, $50. 410-5464335. 9/7 48 ASST. RICHARD SIMMONS exercise videos, $50. 410-546-4335. 9/7 Interested In Sprucing Up Your Home Decor… With fresh new ideas? Call Debbie today for your personal appt. at 629-0402. tnnc DAYTON GENERATOR, 8 hp Briggs, 4,000 Watt, approx. 20 hrs., 110-220, $400 firm. 629-4348. 8/31 HOOSER CABINET, $500 OBO. PA House sofa, $250 OBO. 628-8754. 8/31

ANTIQUES/ COLLECTIBLES

JOHN DEERE RIDING MOWER, new $400 bagger, new battery. 629-8218. 8/31

5-DIGIT DE TAG plus the black porcelain, Digit 80211, still active, $1000 OBO. 629-2226. 9/7

Enjoy the Star? 1279780

WHIRLPOOL REFRIGERATOR, designer style, good cond. $50. GE 4-burner range, good cond., $35. Both cream color. 8770741. 9/7

FIREWOOD, $75 P/U load. 628-8754. 8/31

ANT. OAK DRESSER, mirror, bow front drawers, $200. 4 Chairs, spindle back, caned seats, $200. 629-6337. 7/27

Please fax resume to Dr. Adams

APPLE MACINTOSH PERFORMA 637CD computer. For info call Noell, 6294925. 9/7

‘88 S-10 PICK UP w/ Cap. 83K orig. mi., 5 Spd., AC, exc. cond. except needs engine work. $850. 410546-4335, Delmar. 8/3

LAUREL HS Year Books, ‘70 & ‘71, exc. cond., $50 ea. 628-9157. 8/10

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KIMBALL CONSOLE PIANO, $500. 744-9208. 9/7

Call 629-9788

WHITE METAL DETECTOR w/scoop, $95. 410641-5260. 8/31

COFFEE TABLE, lg. glass top, $25. DR Table, cherry, $25. 628-4585. 8/24 STORM DOOR, 36”, alum., 10 Triple Track Storm windows, 10 Wooden Windows. BO. 629-8283. 8/24 OAK DESK w/hutch $85. 2 Bookcases, 5 shelves, $10 ea. 4 Drawer file $10. 8752781. 8/24 KOOL MATE IGLOO COOLER, 40 qt., new $85. Had 6 mos., good cond., $50. 875-9610. 8/24

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At Bargain Bill’s in Laurel 302-875-1805 DOWNSIZING, MUST SELL: China cab. 7’x5’x17”, 2 pcs.-wooden base w/3 drawers & side cab., lighted top half w/glass doors, 3 shelves, $150. Matching table 5’x3’8” plus leaf) & 6 chairs, $100. Sold separately or together for $200. Couch 6’6”, beige w/pale pink & blue design, matching chair, $75 ea., $125 together. Octagon, blk. slate coffee table, 17.5” h x 18” w, $75. Crib w/mattress & bumpers $70. Kit. table 4’x2.5’, $25. 875-0787. KAROKE MACHINE, CD & graphic, new, 1/2 price, $80. 875-2781. 8/24 MASSAGE CHAIR & case, almost new, folding, $125. 3 Text books, $85. Gel, 1 gal., $25. Or All for $225. 875-2781. 8/24 PROF. OIL BURNER, new $900; good cond., $150. 875-9610. 8/24 PFALTZGRAFF Yorktown 20” high Lamp, blue pleated shade, $25. 629-2298. 8/24 LEATHER ROCKER/RECLINER, $25. 628-4585. 8/24 TREADMILL, 4585. 8/17

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LADIES’ SHOES, sz. 9 1/2 or 10, $3. Penny loafers, black, low heal. Nice ladies’ summer tops, med. & lg., $1 each. Men’s new summer sandals, sz. 10, $5. 628-8215. 8/10 NEW WASHER & DRYER, Sears heavy duty, less than 6 mo. old, with warranty. Moving, must sell, $600 OBO. 875-0964 before 7 pm. 8/10 CANNER/PRESSURE Cooker, 12 qt. Mirro-Matic, $25. 875-1315. 8/10 COMMERCIAL POWER WASHER, 9 hp Honda, 2400 psi, belt drive, $300. 875-8677. 8/10 ROCKING HORSE, lg. oak, for a doll or child, exc. cond., $95. 629-6159. 8/10 PORCH/PATIO FURN. - 7 pc., glass top table w/4 chairs, cushions, chaise lounge w/cushion, end table, $325 OBO. 6296159. 8/10 MUSIC EQUIPMENT - Mixing board, E-V Force PA speakers, 2 guitars, elec. fender violin (new), mic stands, & asst. cables. 8754181. 8/3 SOFA BED - 3 cushion beige/brown, VG cond. $75. Barca-Lounger Swivel rocker & lounger, $150. Exercise bike, E/Cel 280, $35. Tradewind comm. hair dryer w/adj. chair, $35. 8755200. 8/3

ANIMALS, ETC. Happy Jack Flea Beacon: Controls fleas in the home without toxic sprays. Results overnight! ® stops scratching & gnawing. Promotes healing & hair growth due to Hot Spots on dogs & cats without steroids! JAY DAVIS LAWN & GARDEN 875-5943. www.estitch.com 8/17/4tc CHIHUAHUA TERRIER MIX, female, 12 wks., last of the litter, $25. 875-0964. 8/31 LG INDOOR DOG PEN, almost new, $35. 629-2622. 8/17


CORRECTIVE SEAFORD RESOLUTION 9-01-06 On the 18th day of September, 2006, at the City Hall, 414 High Street, Seaford, Sussex County, Delaware, between the hours of two o’clock p.m., prevailing time, and six o’clock p.m., prevailing time, there will be held a Special Election to determine whether the City of Seaford shall annex lands located contiguous to the present corporate limits of the City of Seaford being more particularly described in “Exhibit A”, “Exhibit B”, “Exhibit C,” “Exhibit D”, “Exhibit E”, and “Exhibit F” attached hereto and incorporated herein. Particulars concerning the Special Election are contained in a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Seaford which was passed at a meeting held on August 22, 2006, a copy of which is as follows: Whereas, pursuant to a Resolution adopted by the City Council of the City of Seaford, a committee appointed by the Mayor of the City of Seaford according to the requirements of Section 2 of the Charter of the City of Seaford, as amended, recommend in its report that certain territory located contiguous to the present corporate limits of the City of Seaford be annexed. Whereas, after notice duly published according to the requirements of Section 2 of the Charter of the City of Seaford, as amended, a public hearing was held on the 8th day of August 2005, upon the proposal of the City Council of the City of Seaford to annex certain territory located and contiguous to the present corporate limits of the City of Seaford. Whereas, in the opinion and judgment of the individual members of the City Council, no cause has been shown why the territory located and contiguous to the present corporate limits of the City of Seaford should not be annexed and it positively appearing that said territory should be annexed in the event that a majority of the duly qualified electors in the City of Seaford and in the territory proposed to be annexed shall approve for. Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved, by the City Council of the City of Seaford, that a special election shall be held on the 18th day of September 2005, at the City Hall, 414 High Street, Sussex County, Seaford, Delaware between the hours of two o’clock p.m., prevailing time and six o’clock p.m., prevailing time, at which Special Election the duly qualified voters both in the City of Seaford and in the territory pro-

OFFICIAL BALLOT THE CITY OF SEAFORD THIS BALLOT CASTS ONE (1) VOTE EXHIBIT A NANETTE COREY CHECK ONE:: ( ) FOR THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION ( ) AGAINST THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION

EXHIBIT C ST. ROCKLAND & CO. CHECK ONE:: ( ) FOR THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION ( ) AGAINST THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION

EXHIBIT E TUONG QUAN

EXHIBIT B RAY S. MEARS & SONS, INC. CHECK ONE:: ( ) FOR THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION ( ) AGAINST THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION

EXHIBIT D MORRIS PROPERTIES CHECK ONE:: ( ) FOR THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION ( ) AGAINST THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION

EXHIBIT F - STEVEN & CYNTHIA YINGLING CHECK ONE::

CHECK ONE:: ( ) FOR THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION ( ) AGAINST THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION

( ) FOR THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION ( ) AGAINST THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION

posed to be annexed shall vote for or against the annexation to the City of Seaford or territory located contiguous to the present corporate limits of the City of Seaford, said territory being more particularly described in “Exhibit A”, “Exhibit B”, “Exhibit C”, “Exhibit D”, “Exhibit E”, and “Exhibit F” attached hereto and incorporated herein. And Be It Further Resolved, that the City Manager of the City of Seaford is hereby authorized and directed to cause a notice which shall consist of a true copy of this Resolution to be printed in a newspaper published in the City of Seaford and having a general circulation both in the City of Seaford and in the territory proposed to be annexed in its issues published within thirty (30) days immediately preceding the date of Special Election; And Be It Further Resolved, that at the Special Election, every resident and property owner, whether individual, a partnership, or a corporation in the City of Seaford and in the territory proposed to be annexed shall have one (1) vote; provided, however, that a person who owns property both in the City of Seaford and in the territory proposed to be annexed and resides in either place may vote only where he resides; and provided further that a person who owns property both in the City of Seaford and in the territory proposed to be annexed, but does not reside in either place may vote only in the territory proposed to be annexed. And Be It Further Resolved, that an individual owning a duly executed Power of Attorney of another person or if a firm or corporation specifically authorizing the said individual to vote at the said Special Election, a duly authenticated copy of which has been filed in the Office of the City Manager of the City of Seaford, shall be entitled to cast the vote of said person, firm or corporation; And Be It Further Resolved, that the City Manager of the City of Seaford be and she is hereby authorized and directed to cause to be printed at least five (5) days prior to the date of said Special Election a sufficient number of ballot, the form of said ballot as follows: OFFICIAL BALLOT - THE CITY OF SEAFORD THIS BALLOT CASTS ONE (1) VOTE (Attached Hereto) And Be It Further Resolved, that the purpose of legally conducting this said Special Election on the 18th day of September 2006, providing two (2) ballots, one for those persons, firms or corporations who are authorized to vote as residents and property owners of the City of Seaford and one for those persons, firms, or corporations who are authorized to vote as residents and property owners of the territory proposed to be annexed, determined who is and who is not lawfully qualified to vote there at, taking reasonable steps to see that the law pertaining to said Special Election receives compliance, and for the purpose of counting the votes and certifying the results of said Special Election to the City Council of the City of Seaford, Ernest Makowski is hereby appointed as the presiding officer of the Board of Special Elections, Charles Butler is hereby appointed as the resident and property owner residing in the City of Seaford, and Andy Strine, Rex Mears, Steven Yingling, Doug Corey and Tuong Quan are hereby appointed as the residents or property owners in the territory(s) proposed to be annexed. I, Dolores J. Slatcher, City Manager of the City of Seaford, do hereby certify that the foregoing Resolution was passed by the City Council of the City of Seaford at its meeting held on the 22nd day of August, 2006, at which a quorum was present and voting throughout and that the same is still in full force and effect. Dolores, J. Slatcher, City Manager

Dated: August 23, 2006

Exhibit A - Corey, Nanette: Tax Map and Parcel 3-31 4.00 38 Exhibit B - Ray S. Mears & Sons, Inc.: Tax Map and Parcel 3-31 3.00 142, 142.01 Exhibit C - St. Rockland & Co.: Tax Map and Parcel 3-31 3.00 145

Exhibit D - Morris Properties: Tax Map and Parcel 3.31 3.00 185 Exhibit E - Quan, Tuong: Tax Map and Parcel 3-31 3.00 143, 143.04, 143.05, 143.06, 143.07 Exhibit F - Yingling, Steven & Cynthia: Tax Map and Parcel 3-31 3.00 138


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Large Public Estate Auction - Selling from several local estates! Including the Living Estates of William Gootee, Mickey Ball, and Greg Szarvas all of Salisbury, as well as several other local estates!

*Selection of Collectibles*Glassware*Furniture*1977 Jeep* At the intersection of Rt. 50 & Forest Grove Rd., in Parsonsburg, turn North onto Forest Grove Rd. and follow for .5 miles to Old Ocean City Rd. Right onto Old O.C. Rd., and follow for 1.2 miles to Esham Rd. Left onto Esham Rd. and follow for 1.2miles to Burgundy/Tan building on left. Click on the link below for a map! Signs Posted. 1930 & 1931 Original Coca Cola Trays, Lg. sailing oil painting, American Fostoria, McCoy cookie jars, Mikasa, pattern glass, covered compotes, nickel lamps, ruby Jack n Pulpit, colored glass baskets, sm. yellow ware bowl, finger lamps, coin glass, cut glass, Watt, Heisey, Lefton, Limoges, clocks, decoys, table lamps, Royal Dalton, chocolate set, paper weights, set of Poppy Trail dinnerware,

Bowker’s pyrox advertising jug, many decorative prints, nice costume jewelry, vintage tools, and many, many box lots and to be sold immediately following the still unpacking. glassware and china Sweet Metal Hot Dog Venders Cart, Walnut marble top dresser w/mirror, Pine ice chest, corner what not w/ drawer, mahogany pie crust table, mahogany drop leaf table, red enamel top table, Lane cedar chest, bow front corner cabinet, Kindel 6 drawer cupboard, iron plant stands, ornately carved love seat, Lane round lamp table, Walnut 3 piece bedroom suite, wagon seat, Mahogany secretary, 2 what not shelves, child’s rocker, walnut 6 draw dresser, oak 5 drawer chest, oak washstand, 2 cast iron baker’s rack, set of 6 velvet dinning room

chairs, jelly cupboard, cast iron coal stove, Lg. wicker set, roll top desk, rocking chairs, oriental rug & more! Blue 1977 Jeep CJ5, 6 cycle , 4 speed, (Jeep has been sitting for several years and is not running) : Cash Or Approved Check Day of sale. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. 8% Buyer Premium. 3% Discount for cash or check. Everything Sold “As Is” with no warranties of any kind. Vehicle titles held 10 days unless paid by cash/credit card. Auction conducted inside & outside or 9,000 Sq. Ft. facility. Two Auctioneers. Some seating provided. Food served by Millie’s. 2 Hours prior to the Auction!

September 13th at 6:17 PM – 34900 Bi-State Blvd., Delmar, DE Nicely maintained home in Sussex County on a large 1 Acre +/- country lot Real Estate Preview: Sunday, Sept. 10th 1 – 2 PM At the intersection of Rt. 13 ant Rt. 30 (3 miles North of Delmar light) turn West onto Rt. 30 and follow for 05 miles to Bi-State Blvd. Turn left onto Bi-State Blvd and follow for 0.3 miles to home on the right. Signs Posted. Nicely maintained 3 BR, 1 BA home on a large 1 acre +/- country lot in Sussex County, DE. Home is located just north of the town of Delmar in the highly desirable Delmar School District. Home features oil heat, hardwood floors, a large shed and is on well & septic. Home would make an ideal investment or starter home. $6,000.00 down day of auction in cash, certified check or check acceptable by undersigned. Balance to be paid in 45 days. 2.5 % Buyer premium. Property being sold “as is”. Prospective Buyer responsible for inspection, including lead paint, prior to the . Brokers must have clients auction, Auction Company makes no representation or warranties of any kind. registered 48 hours prior to the auction. Contact Auction Co. for Complete Details

Wednesday September 20th at 6:19 PM – 502 & 506 Market St., Blades, DE 3 Parcels - Sussex Co District 1-32, Map 1.15 Parcels 118.00, 119.00 & 140.00 6 nicely updated/well maintained apartment units located in the town limits of Blades, DE Real Estate Preview: Sunday, Sept. 17th - 2-4 p.m. At the intersection of Rt. 13 and Concord Rd in Seaford (Next to the Royal Farms) turn west onto Concord Rd. (turns onto E. High St.) and follow for 0.7 miles to S. Market St. Turn left onto S. Market St. and follow to the apartments on the left. Signs Posted. Referred to as 502 Market St. (Parcel 118). This unit was completely remodeled in 2002 including a new roof, updated wiring, heat, PVC plumbing, drains, water lines, new kitchens, bathrooms, carpeting, porch on the 2nd floor, windows & doors on the 1st floor. The 2nd floor unit contains 3 BR, 1 BA and has rented for $645. The 1st floor unit contains 2 BR, 1 BA and has rented for $695. The units have an excellent rental history. Parcel 119 is a parking lot for the 2 unit apartment and will be sold together with the building. Referred to as 506 Market St. (Parcel 140). This unit was completely remodeled in 2004/5 including a new roof, updated wiring in each unit, electric heat, PVC plumbing, drains, new kitchens, bathrooms, carpeting, windows & doors. Three units in the building are renting for $695, one for $595 and the office for $300. These units have also experienced an excellent rental history. This is an unprecedented investment opportunity. The 2 unit apartment currently has a gross income of $16,000 a year +/-. The 4 unit apartment has a gross income of $36,000 a year +/-. The rental rates on the units have not been raised in two years. The units will be sold with the current tenants in place. Rental payments will be prorated from the date of settlement. All of the units are serviced by City water & sewer. Don’t miss the chance to own this income producing property. The owner is downsizing/relocating and is extremely motivated to sell. $7,500.00 down on 502 Market Street and $15,000 down on 506 Market Street the day of auction in cash, certified check or check acceptable by undersigned. Balance to be paid in 45 days. 2.5 % Buyer premium. Property being sold “as is”. Prospective Buyer responsible for inspection, including lead paint, prior to the auction, Auction Company makes no representation or warranties of any kind. . Brokers must have clients registered 48 hours prior to the auction. Contact Auction Co. for Complete Details

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Thursday September 21st, at 6:19 PM – 22319 Dixie Ln., Seaford, DE Nicely maintained 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2,100 Sq. Ft. ranch home on a large lot North of Seaford Real Estate Preview: Sept. 11th 6-7 PM & Sept. 17th 3-4 PM At Rt. 13 & Rt. 20 in Seaford, turn West onto Rt. 20 and follow for 2 miles to Atlanta Rd. Right onto Atlanta Rd. and follow for 2.6 miles to Briar Hook Rd. Left onto Briar Hook Rd. and follow for 1.1 miles to Dixie Ln. Left onto Dixie Ln. and follow to end of the Cul-de-sac. Signs posted. Very nicely maintained 3 BR, 2.5 BA 2,100 Sq. Ft. Ranch style home on a large lot on a cul-de-sac. The home a large open floor plan with brick fireplace, enormous rooms, central air, large rear deck, concrete drive, 1 car garage & large outbuilding! The home is located on a cul-desac with approx. 7 other homes in a quiet rural setting. The owners are relocating to Maryland and the home must be sold. Don’t miss the $10,000.00 down day of auction in cash, certified check or check acceptable by undersigned. Balance to be paid in 45 days. 2.5 % opportunity to own this wonderful home. Buyer premium. Property being sold “as is”. Prospective Buyer responsible for inspection, including lead paint, prior to the auction, Auction Company makes no representation or warranties of any kind. . Brokers must have clients registered 48 hours prior to the auction. Contact Auction Co. for Complete Details

Marshall Auctions is honored to sell for the Estate of Mrs. Callaway of Laurel, DE. Saturday September 23rd, at 10 AM – Real Estate sold at 12 PM 112 Broad Creek Rd., Laurel, DE – HOME & CONTENTS Nicely maintained ranch home on a large 1/3 Acre lot in Lakeside Manor Real Estate Preview: Sept. 12th 6-7 PM & Sept 17th 1-2 PM At Rt. 13 & Sycamore Rd. (Just South of Rt. 9) turn West onto Delaware Ave & follow for 0.2 miles to Sycamore Ln. Turn left on Sycamore Ln. & follow to Lewis Dr. Right on Lewis & follow for .1 miles to Broad Creek. Left on Broad Creek & follow to home on the right. Signs posted. Nicely maintained 3 BR, 1.5 BA, 1,500 Sq. Ft. ranch home located in the highly desirable Lakeside Manor Sub-division. The home has been in the Callaway’s family since the Early 1960’s. The home features an open floor plan with large rooms, updated architectural shingled roof, an updated oil furnace, brick wood burning fireplace, hardwood floors, attached 1 car garage & large shed. The home is centrally located expediting travel North & South on Rt. 13. Don’t miss the opportunity to own this wonderful home. Listing available soon. To include a nice selection of glassware, china, furniture & more. View Web for a listing! $7,500.00 down day of auction in cash, certified check or check acceptable by undersigned. Balance to be paid in 45 days. 2.5 % Buyer premium. Property being sold “as is”. Prospective Buyer responsible for inspection, including lead paint, prior to the auction, Auction Company makes no representation or warranties of any kind. . Brokers must have clients registered 48 hours prior to the auction. Contact Auction Co. for Complete Details

Thursday Sept. 28th, 2006 at 6:18 PM – Auction held onsite! Nicely maintained 3 BR, 2 BA home & buildable lot on the head waters of the Nanticoke River.

Real Estate Preview: Sept 19th, 6 – 7 PM & Sept. 24th 2 – 4 PM At the intersection of Rt. 13 ant Middleford Rd., in Seaford, turn East onto Middleford & follow for 1.9 miles to Old Furnace Rd. Turn right onto Old Furnace Rd. & follow for 0.3 miles to Old Meadow Rd. Turn right onto Old Meadow Rd. & follow 1.3 miles to home & lot on right. Signs Posted. Nicely maintained waterfront 3 BR, 2 BA, split level home situated on a breathtaking high lot overlooking the Headwaters of the Nanticoke River. Referred to as Sussex Co. Dist. 2-31, Map 12.00, Parcel 72.00. Home features a large basement, 22x22 master bedroom, 19x20 living room, 12x29 family room, 9x29 kitchen, 2 car garage, 2 balcony’s, porch and water view from virtually every room. The home owners are relocating to Florida and the home will be sold to the highest bidder. Please make plans to attend. The home is situated on a large 0.75 Acre +/- lot located on a high bluff overlooking the head waters of the Nanticoke River. Lg. 0.75 Acre +/- waterfront lot next to the above mentioned home overlooking the Nanticoke River. Referred to as Sussex Co. Dist. 2-31, Map 12.00, Parcel 72.01. This buildable lot has been perced & is ready to build. Don’t miss the opportunity to own this beautiful waterfront lot. The owners are relocating and the lot will be sold to the highest bidder regardless of price. $10,000.00 down on the home and $5,000.00 down on the lot on the day of auction in cash, certified check or check acceptable by undersigned. Balance to be paid in 45 days. 2.5 % Buyer premium. Property being sold “as is”. Prospective Buyer responsible for inspection, including lead paint, prior to the auction, Auction Company makes no representation or warranties of any kind. . Brokers must have clients registered 48 hours prior to the auction. Contact Auction Co. for Complete Details

Nicely maintained 3 BR, 1.5 BA, 1,500 Sq. Ft. home on a 1/4 Ac lot in the City Limits of Salisbury. Located in a wonderful area across for Pinehurst Elem. & is located near Salisbury Univ.

38.35 +/- Acre farm in Westover. Farm being surveyed at this time. Public water & sewer may be available. Farm may have subdivision potential! Imp. by a farm home & outbuildings.

Referred to as Wicomico County Tax Map 40 Parcel 26 Lots 3 & 4. Lot 3 includes a 1,300 Sq. Ft. Ranch style home & outbuildings. –Partially wooded building lot just off of Rt. 13 north of Pocomoke. The lot has an approved perc and is ready to build on. Provides quick access to Rt. 13 expediting travel North & South. Nicely maintained 3 BR, 2 BA, 1,225 Sq. Ft. home on a 0.2 Ac lot in the City Limits of Snow Hill. Home features a basement, wood fireplace, oil heat & is on City utilities! –Large personal property Estate Auction held at the Marshall Auction Facility in Parsonsburg. Selection of Glass, China, Furniture, collectibles & antiques!

3 Building lots in Hollywoods Park Subdivision in Laurel, DE. Sussex Co. District 4-32 Map 8.00 Parcels 62.07, 62.08 & 62.09. 62.07 has already been approved for an LPP type septic system. The other two parcels are being evaluated at this time! – Selling for the Estate of G. William “Bill”Martin. 6 BR, 2 BA, 3,200 Sq. Ft. Home. Personal property to includes boats, sailboats, musical instruments & much more! Nicely maintained 4 BR, 1.5 BA Estate home on an incredible 1.23 acre lot. Lot has sub-division potential. Home & Contents. –2006 Fall Ocean City Surplus Auction. Held behind the Police Station off of 65th St. in Ocean City, MD. Surplus Ocean City Equipment, Abandoned vehicles, cars, trucks, boats & more!

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LEGALS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING Nanticoke Hundred Case No. 9635 In accordance with Chapter 115, of the Code of Sussex County, a hearing will be held on a request for a variance as provided by: Chapter 115, Article IV and XXV, Subsection 115-25 and 115-185, Item C of said ordinance of ANGELA LYNN SAVAGE AND DWAINE PORTER who are seeking a variance from the side yard setback requirement, to be located east of Road 600, .58 mile southeast of Road 599, being lot 9 within JB & AL, Ltd. Lands. The hearing will be held in the County Council Chambers, County Administrative Office Building, Georgetown, Delaware, on Monday evening, OCTOBER 2, 2006, at 7:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as may be heard. 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.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING Little Creek Hundred Case No. 9640 In accordance with Chapter 115, of the Code of Sussex County, a hearing will be held on a request for a variance as provided by: Chapter 115, Article VI, Subsection 115-42, Item B and A of said ordinance of ROGER AND CELESTE SANSOM who are seeking a variance from the front yard setback requirement, to be located south of Road 452, 419 feet west of Road 453. The hearing will be held in the County Council Chambers, County Administrative Office Building, Georgetown, Delaware, on Monday evening, OCTOBER 2, 2006, at 7:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as may be heard. All interested parties should attend and present their views. If unable to attend the public hearing, written comments will be accepted but must be re-

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING Little Creek Hundred Case No. 9644 In accordance with Chapter 115, of the Code of Sussex County, a hearing will be held on a request for a variance as provided by: Chapter 115, Article XI, Subsection 115-77, Table I Note (3) of said ordinance of BRIARWOOD ESTATES, INC. who are seeking a variance from the rear yard and side yard setback requirements, to be located west of U.S. Route 13, 1.1 miles south of Road 70. The hearing will be held in the County Council Chambers, County Administrative Office Building, Georgetown, Delaware, on Monday evening, OCTOBER 2, 2006, at 7:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as may be heard. All interested parties should attend and present their views. If unable to attend the public hearing, written comments will be

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PUBLIC NOTICE The following ordinance was approved by Sussex County Council on July 25, 2006: ORDINANCE NO. 1865 WITH CONDITIONS AND REASONS AN ORDINANCE TO GRANT A CONDITIONAL USE OF LAND IN AN AR-1 AGRICULTURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT FOR AN AMENDMENT TO CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL OF CONDITIONAL USE NO. 1314 FOR A MICRO-NUTRIENT PLANT WITH RELATED TRUCK ENTRANCE AND RAIL SPUR FOR THE PROCESSING AND HANDLING OF POULTRY LITTER TO BE LOCATED ON A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN BROAD CREEK HUNDRED, SUSSEX COUNTY, CONTAINING 228.88 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, (land lying west of U.S. Route 13A, and north of Road 485; application filed on behalf of PERDUE FARMS AGRIRECYCLE, L.L.C.; C/U #1691). 9/7/1tc

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NOTICE Estate of Thomas E. Passwaters, Jr., Deceased. Notice is hereby given that Letters of Testamentary upon the estate of Thomas E. Passwaters, Jr. who departed this life on the 26th day of September, A.D. 2003 late of Seaford, DE were duly granted unto Richard C. Passwaters on the 29th day of August, A.D. 2006, and all persons indebted to the said deceased are required to make payments to the said Executor without delay, and all persons having demands against the deceased are required to exhibit and present the same duly probated to the said Executor on or before the 26th day of May, A.D. 2004 or abide by the law in this behalf. Executor: Richard C. Passwaters 26812 Sussex Hwy., Seaford, DE 19973 Attorney: David W. Baker, Esq. P. O. Box 551 Georgetown, DE 19947 Howard Clendaniel Register of Wills 9/7/3tc

NOTICE Estate of Edwin Elmer Henry, Deceased. Notice is hereby given that Letters of Testamentary upon the estate of

Edwin Elmer Henry who departed this life on the 17th day of August, A.D. 2006 late of Laurel, DE were duly granted unto Eleanor E. Henry on the 28th day of August, A.D. 2006, 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 17th day of April, A.D. 2007 or abide by the law in this behalf. Executrix: Eleanor E. Henry 6260 Sharptown Rd., Laurel, DE19956 Howard Clendaniel Register of Wills 9/7/3tc

NOTICE Estate of Alvah F. Cash, Deceased. Notice is hereby given that Letters of Testamentary upon the estate of Alvah F. Cash who departed this life on the 1st day of August, A.D. 2006 late of Seaford, DE were duly granted unto Richard A. Vance, Raymond France the 18th day of August, A.D. 2006, 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 1st day of April, A.D. 2007 or abide by the law in this behalf. Co-Executors:

Town of Bethel, Delaware Bethel Town Office Main Street, P.O. Box 310 Bethel, Delaware 19931

PUBLIC NOTICE SCHEDULED MEETINGS OF THE TOWN OF BETHEL PLANNING COMM ISSION The Town of Bethel has appointed a Town of Bethel Planning Commission in accordance with Delaware state law. The Planning Commission will guide the preparation and later the implementation of the Town of Bethel Comprehensive Plan. It will also advise the Town Council on planning and zoning matters, oversee an update of the Town’s Zoning Ordinance once the Comprehensive Plan has been completed and be responsible for reviewing conservation, building and development activity. The Planning Commission will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month (with the exception of December 2006) at 7:30 PM in the Town of Bethel Community Center on Main Street. It will meet on the following dates: September 12, 2006 October 10, 2006 November 14, 2006 December 12, 2006

September 26, 2006 October 24, 2006 November 28, 2006

The public is invited to attend all meetings of the Planning Commission.

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Richard A. Vance 100 Stratton Circle, Elkton, MD 21921 Raymond France 14429 Shiloh Way, Laurel, DE 19956 Howard Clendaniel Register of Wills 8/31/3tc

NOTICE Estate of Catherine R. Scott, Deceased. Notice is hereby given that Letters of Testamentary upon the estate of Catherine R. Scott who departed this life on the 1st day of August, A.D. 2006 late of Seaford, DE were duly granted unto Ralph L. Scott, Jr. on the 11th day of August, A.D. 2006, and all persons indebted to the said deceased are required to make payments to the said Executor without delay, and all persons having demands against the deceased are required to exhibit and present the same duly probated to the said Executor on or before the 1st day of April, A.D. 2007 or abide by the law in this behalf. Executor: Ralph L. Scott, Jr. 22128 Thompson Parkway, Seaford, DE 19973 Howard Clendaniel Register of Wills 8/24/3tc

TAX SALE By virtue of a writ of Venditioni Exponas Monition, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 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, and being more particularly described as follows, to wit: BEGINNING at an iron pin located in the Northeasterly intersection of the Delaware Road No. 467 and Delaware Road No. 479; thence from said point of intersection by and with the Northerly right of way line of Delaware Road No. 467 Southeast 77 3/4 ° 263 feet to a stake in line of lands of Martin Rogers; thence by and with the line of lands of Martin Rogers, Northeast 25 1/4 ° 77 1/2 feet more or less to a pipe in the center of a ditch and in line of other lands of the

grantors herein; thence by and with the center line of said ditch and other lands of the grantors herein in the westerly direction such as will reach a point in the Easterly right of way line of Delaware Road No. 479; thence by and with the Easterly right of way line of said road Southwest 6 1/4 ° 198 1/2 feet to the Northeasterly intersection of Delaware Road No. 479 and Delaware Road No. 467, the point and place of BEGINNING, containing 0.89 acres of land, be the same more or less as surveyed by Harold L. Cook, Registered Surveyor, in the month of January, 1973, a plot of which recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Sussex County in deed book 697, page 619. BEING the same lands conveyed unto William M. Waller by deed of Gardner E. Bryan and Mary A. Bryan dated January 31, 1973 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Sussex County, Delaware in deed book 697, page 619. Tax Parcel: 2-32-7.0014.00 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: 100 percent of the purchase money will be demanded at the time of sale. Cash, Certified Check or Cashier's Check, is required. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on October 6, 2006 and also subject to the owner's right of redemption pursuant to 9 Del. C. § 8728. 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 and 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. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of WILLIAM M. WALLER and will be sold by Robert L. Reed, Sheriff 9/7/2tc

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PAGE 63 me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 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 located on the West side of County Road NO. 486A, 133' ± North of County Road No. 20A, said lot having dimensions of 80' x 118' x 70' x 131' and being known as Tax Map Number 1-32-2.08-23.00. These dimensions are approximate as no deed has been found of record. Tax Parcel: 1-32-2.0823.00 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: 100 percent of the purchase money will be demanded at the time of sale. Cash, Certified Check or Cashier's Check, is required. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on October 6, 2006 and also subject to the owner's right of redemption pursuant to 9 Del. C. § 8728. 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 and 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. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of EMALINE NEAL-HEIRS and will be sold by Robert L. Reed, Sheriff 9/7/2tc

TAX SALE By virtue of a writ of Venditioni Exponas Monition, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 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, lying and being in Little Creek Hundred, Sussex County, State of Delaware, said lands being a short distance south of Broad Creek, now known as the Laurel River, more particularly described as follows, to wit: BEGINNING at a marker in the line of lands now or formerly of Ernest Adams, said marker being also a corner for these lands and lands now or formerly of C.E. Phippin, said point of beginning being distant 253 feet Southwest four (4) degrees from a pipe and twin cedars in the edge of the Laurel River, the said pipe and twin cedars being a corner for lands now or formerly of Ernest Adams and C.E. Phippin; thence North eighty-seven and one-half degrees East (N 87 1/2 E) seventy-five feet (75') to a stake, being a corner for this lot and other lands of this grantee, thence turning and running with lands of this grantee South four (4) degrees West (S 4 W) a distance of two hundred thirty-two and nine-tenths feet to a stake, being a corner for this lot and other lands of this grantee, thence turning and running with lands of this grantee South eighty-nine and onehalf degrees West (S 89 1/2 W) seventy-five feet (75') to a pipe and lands now or formerly of Ernest Adams, thence turning and running with said land of Adams North four degrees East (N 4 E) two hundred thirty-one feet (231') to place of beginning, the above description being taken from a survey prepared in 1957 by Harold L. Cook, Registered Land Surveyor. BEING the same lands conveyed unto Stephen J. DiPietro and Margaret N. DiPietro by deed of Anna M. Phippin and Alphonse L. Fishchetti dated July 25, 1975 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds in and for Sussex County, Delaware in Deed book 750, page 599. Said Margaret N. DiPietro departed this life intestate on or about January 30, 1985 leaving her husband, Stephen J. DiPietro the sole owner of the property. Tax Parcel: 4-32-2.0018.00 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 driSee LEGALS—page 37


PAGE 64 LEGALS - from Page 36 ver's license or photo I.D. are required to register. TERMS: 100 percent of the purchase money will be demanded at the time of sale. Cash, Certified Check or Cashier's Check, is required. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on October 6, 2006 and also subject to the owner's right of redemption pursuant to 9 Del. C. § 8728. 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 and 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. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of STEPHEN J. DIPIETRO and will be sold by Robert L. Reed, Sheriff 9/7/2tc

TAX SALE By virtue of a writ of Venditioni Exponas Monition, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 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

MORNING STAR Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex County, and State of Delaware, and lying on the Southeast side of the blacktop road known as River Road leading from Blades to Woodland Ferry and being more particularly described as follows, to wit: BEGINNING at a point which is 120 feet from the Southeast corner of Second Street and an unnamed street 25' in width as shown on a plot of survey made by Isaac L. Bennett, surveyor, on November 21, 1961; thence South 42°55' East a distance of 120 feet, thence turning and running North 47°5' East a distance of 110 feet; thence turning and running North 42°55' West a distance of 120 feet; thence turning and running South 47°5' West a distance of 110 feet home to the place of BEGINNING, containing 13,200 square feet of land, be the same, more or less. BEING the same lands conveyed unto Walter W. Moseley, Jr. and Garrett E. Moseley T/A W & M Rentals, a Partnership of the State of Delaware dated January 4, 1985 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, in and for Sussex County, State of Delaware in Deed Book 1321, page 245. Tax Parcel: 1-32-1.1910.00 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: 100 percent of the purchase money will be demanded at the time of sale. Cash, Certified Check or Cashier's Check, is required. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on October 6, 2006 and also subject to the owner's right of redemption pursuant to 9 Del. C. § 8728. 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 and 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

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of the deed. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of WALTER W. MOSELEY, JR. & GARRETT E. MOSELEY, T/A W & M RENTALS and will be sold by Robert L. Reed, Sheriff 9/7/2tc

TAX SALE By virtue of a writ of Venditioni Exponas Monition, to me directed, will be exposed to Public sale on: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 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 located on the West side of County Road No. 486A, 213' +/- North of County Road No. 20A, said lot having dimensions of 106' x 131' x 114' x 183' and being known as Tax Map Number 1-32-2.08-24.00. These dimensions are approximate as no deed has been found of record. Tax Parcel: 1-32-2.0824.00 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: 100 percent of the purchase money will be demanded at the time of sale. Cash, Certified Check or Cashier's Check, is required. Sale subject to confirmation by the Superior Court on October 6, 2006 and also subject to the owner's right of redemption pursuant to 9 Del. C. § 8728. 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 and 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. Please make checks payable to: Sheriff of Sussex County. Seized and taken in execution the property of HARVEY NEAL-HEIRS and will be sold by Robert L. Reed, Sheriff 9/7/2tc

Police Journal House fire under investigation The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a house fire that occurred on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 7:30 p.m. on the 4600 block of Shirley’s Road in Greenwood. The Greenwood Fire Department responded to the incident and was assisted by the Bridgeville Fire Department. On arrival they encountered the house fully involved in fire. The home, owned by Deborah Harris and Kathleen Dickerson, has been in the family for generations and was destroyed by the fire. The home was not equipped with working smoke detectors. Damages have been estimated at approximately $50,000. Investigators have determined that the fire originated on the second floor and the cause is still under investigation. The family is offering a reward for information regarding the incident. Anyone with any information should contact the State Fire Marshal’s Office at 856-5600.

Fatal crash investigated The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Sept. 1, at approximately 8:25 a.m., on North Bedford Street in the limits of Georgetown. A 1995 Chevy 6-wheeled truck operated by Daniel R. Morrison, 38, of Laurel, was traveling north on N. Bedford Street. A 2001 Chevy Cavalier operated by William W. Ellsworth III, 64, of Georgetown, was traveling south on N. Bedford Street. For an unknown reason, Ellsworth lost control of the Cavalier and it began to rotate counter clockwise. The Cavalier then traveled over the centerline into the path of the Chevy truck. The right-side of the Cavalier was then struck by the front-end of the truck. After impact, both vehicles came to rest partially in the roadway. Mr. Ellsworth, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene. No charges will be filed in the crash.

Suspect sought in theft of signs Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect or suspects responsible for stealing over 200 campaign signs belonging to Harold Jack Peterman. The suspects began stealing the signs on Aug. 13 and since that time more than 200 signs have been discovered missing. The signs are being stolen from the southeast corner of Kent County, between Milford and Harrington. The signs are red and white with “Elect Harold Jack Peterman 33rd Representative District” written on them. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call Troop 3 detectives at (302) 697-2104 or Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.

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Rape suspect arrested - On Tuesday, Sept. 5, Laurel Police arrested Jamie Dixon, 31, of Seaford, in connection with the assault and Robbery that occurred on Sunday, Sept. 3, at the Shore Stop in Laurel. Based on the information received by citizens who had seen a news release, members of the Laurel Police Department located Dixon and arrested him for first degree rape, first degree robbery, first degree assault and unlawful imprisonment. He is being held without bond on the first degree rape charge.

On September 3 members of the Laurel Police Department responded to the Shore Stop in Laurel for a report of a robbery. When units arrived the investigation revealed that the suspect forced the victim to the rear of the store where the victim was assaulted. The victim was then forced back to the front of the store and ordered to open the cash register. The suspect fled with some cash. Assault charge - On August 28 Laurel Police arrested Lashaunda James, 22, of Laurel for an assault that occurred in the area of 200 block of Wilson Street. The victim advised that the suspect was waiting outside her apartment and when she came out attacked her causing an injury to the top of her head. Terroristic threatening - On August 30 Laurel Police responded to 100 building of Little Creek for the report of an assault. Upon arrival the victim advised that she had gotten into a verbal argument with the suspect. The suspect got upset and threw the victim on the bed and was holding her down. Once the victim was able to get up she ran into the bathroom where the suspect followed and continued the assault. During the assault in the bathroom items belonging to the victim where broken. When suspect heard the police cars approaching he fled in an unknown direction. A short time later the suspect was located by the Laurel Police and taken into custody. Arrested was Courtney Kellam, 28, of Laurel. He was charged with unlawful imprisonment, assault, criminal mischief and terroristic threatening. Drug paraphernalia - On September 2 Laurel Police were on patrol in Hollybrook Apartments. Officers stopped a subject that they had observed loitering. As officers approached the subject they observed him throw something. Further investigation officers located drug paraphernalia. The subject was arrested without incident. Arrested was Ricky Ashley, 49, of Laurel for possession of drug paraphernalia. Assault on officer - On September 2 Laurel Police stopped a Honda Civic for a traffic violation. During the stop the passenger was asked to step from the vehicle. When the passenger stepped from the vehicle the passenger swung, hitting one of the officers. After a short struggle the suspect was taken into custody. On one suspect officers located a small amount of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia. The suspect was also found to be wanted out of Sussex County Court of Common Pleas. Arrested was Denver Tull, 36, of Millsboro, on charges of possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest with violence, disorderly conduct and offensive touching of law enforcement.

9th week of Checkpoint Strikeforce Delaware Law enforcement officers arrested 32 individuals for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol during week nine of the 2006 “Checkpoint Strikeforce” campaign. This brings the number of individuals arrested for DUI in the first nine weeks of the safety initiative to 208.


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Letters to the Editor Do you like living in a small town? There is an annexation election scheduled for September 18 at City Hall that will affect each and every one of the readers of this paper, whether you live in or near Seaford. The proposed annexation, if approved, would add some 706.4 acres of land, north of Seaford into the City limits. The proposed annexation is to bring this property into the City zoned as R-3, High density residential and/or Light Industrial. Do you know how many potential households this could bring into the City? At 18 units per acre, it could total over 12,715 dwelling units! The current population of Seaford is estimated at 6500. If passed, this annexation could raise the population to 38,288 (based on 2.5 people per household). That is IF they are able to sell all of the units. These figures do not take into consideration the alreadyannexed properties on both sides of Sussex Highway which are in the process of development at this time. Are you ready to grow this much? I am a part of a group that calls ourselves “H.A.P.P.E.N.” which stands for Hearns Pond Association for its Protection, Preservation, Enhancement and Naturalization. WHY did we form? We want to preserve the history, the beauty, the livability and the natural wonders that are inherent to the lifestyle the area offers. What happens in and around Hearns Pond happens to every property downstream, including Beaver Dam, Williams Pond, the Nanticoke River and even the Chesapeake Bay! We have already sustained too much damage. We must make sure future development is well thought out and storm management problems are properly addressed. It is important to understand the history of the area. The mill on Hearn’s Pond was called the Hearn & Rawlins Flour Mill because the ownership of the mill had remained in the hands of the Hearn and Rawlins families since 1885. Before Hearn’s Pond even existed, the original mill was built in the mid-1800s on Herring Creek, just below Clear Brooke. The original mill, known as Cannon’s & Ross Mill, burnt in 1879 and was subsequently rebuilt. The waters that were harnessed by the mill, coming from Clear Brooke, formed what is now known as Hearn’s Pond. The mill was listed on 5/22/78 in the National Register of Historic places. It was the only water-powered mill of this type in operation in the State of Delaware for years. This historic landmark is the home of “White Dove” flour. I believe all of us have eaten the world’s best pie crusts and slippery dumplings made from White Dove flour, not to mention the corn meal that was used in the Rapa Brand scrapple we grew up eating. I grew up in Seaford. I played on the Ross Mansion property, swam in Hearns Pond, bought my appliances at Burton Brothers, attended Seaford schools, got married and raised a family here. I worked for the City of Seaford for almost 10 years. My parents owned and operated Glennco Mary Carter Paint Store on Middleford Road for years, and I worked with them, building a business in our com-

munity. I was a member of the PTA, the Jaycee Pool, and have patronized the Town and Country Fair, Riverfest, and our Halloween Parades. Why, I even put on the Christmas Parade in 1982 because the Jaycees gave it up and we weren’t going to have a parade. I have worked for the Seaford School District for over 15 years, and hope to do so for many more. What I am trying to say is that I am a Seaford girl through and through. I am one of you. I share your values and the love of our great community and the commitment to be a part of the growth and the maintenance of its unique attributes. I still believe it is one of the ‘Best Small Towns in America’, and I pray it will always remain the quality community we know and love. No doubt, Seaford has been growing and our City leaders have a plan, a plan to help Seaford grow, expand and improve. We, your neighbors in the Hearns Pond and surrounding areas, would like to be a part of the growth and the plans for the development. We would like to see positive growth, but we do not want to see growth at the expense of our current residents. We see development as a continuation of Seaford’s ‘All American’ image: Maintaining Seaford’s standards; in keeping with other neighborhoods within our community. We see developing a neighborhood we all can be proud of while still maintaining our sense of history and longevity. We want to be GOOD NEIGHBORS. WHERE IS SEAFORD NOW? Seaford IS a thriving, growing, ‘All American’ town. Seaford has personality and is made up of a diverse spectrum of neighborhoods, people and lifestyles. We are rich in architecture, history, and eclectic neighborhoods. We want our area to be developed with that kind of foresight, planning and enthusiasm. We want to know the plan is good and well thought out. We want our neighbors to love the area as we do—for many years to come. We want our children to be able to look at the newly developed area in 20 or 30 years and be proud of our community and neighbors. I care about Seaford, her heritage, her beauty and her simplicity. I am afraid if this annexation passes, with R-3 High Density Residential zoning, we will see growth that will adversely affect our entire community. A large portion of the property in the proposed annexation cannot presently have homes built on it because it won’t even perk. What will happen to the storm water when the majority of it is covered by housing, roads and sidewalks? Where will the water go then? We have seen what happens, even before the proposed growth, to our waterways and properties because of the lack of proper planning by the planners and developers in our community. We cannot allow it to continue to get out of control and destroy the area we have chosen as our home. I encourage you to consider a NO vote during the annexation election on September 18. We cannot allow the development to run rampant and to force us into a lifestyle where there are too many people and cars, where we sit in traffic for hours to and from work and cannot get from one side of town to the other. We are being asked to pay too big of a price. Who will

move here and occupy these dwellings? I ask you – are we inviting in the people who are trying to get away from the congestion and overcrowding in Baltimore and Washington, just to invite those conditions into our peaceful community? I say NO, and I hope you will vote NO on September 18. I like living in a small town. How BIG do you want to be? Not six times the current population! Susan B. Messick Seaford

The Delaware Red Hat Society members website growing fast Delaware RHS members’ website is growing fast. In less than five months the site is host to 62 members and 201 postings by those members. Any official Red Hat member can join by contacting me at bjy324@netzero.net and completing a short registration form. I check each member to be sure that they are an official member of the Red Hat Society, which is the reason for the registration form. I also moderate the website for correct information postings. The site is primarily for Delaware official Red Hat Chapter members to share information, items of interest, and the notification of events for sisterhood and fun. I have created this site to be used as an open forum of communication throughout Delaware and the surrounding states. It is free to join and free for postings. By joining, a Red Hatter will be able to access

the latest Red Hat Chapter events that are posted in Delaware and the surrounding states of New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. I am also delighted to invite all Red Hat Women of any official Red Hat Chapter into the website. There is a calendar for listing special events, and sharing photos. Anyone who has their own special website is encouraged to post items of interest. I embrace the concept of a Total Information Network It continues to be my belief that communication is the key to all Red Hat Fun everywhere! In no way is this website to seek to replace the official Red Hat Society website or its QM Board but to be an extension of it. To find out more about the Red Hat Society go to www.redhatsociety.com. I recently held a large event called a “Hoot” at the Spirit of Philadelphia. There were 400 Red Hat Women from Delaware and the surrounding states. I will be planning future events from time to time and everyone who belongs to the site will be well informed. My latest project is for the celebration of Lewes’ 375 anniversary. Red Hat members from four states will be coming to Lewes on September18 to celebrate by shopping, lunch, teas and historical tours. For more information about this event go to www.visitsoutherndelaware.com and click on the Red Hat. BJ Young Lewes

PUBLIC NOTICE MEETING Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Laurel Town Hall 7 pm The Laurel Town Planning and Zoning Committee will be holding a public meeting to review a proposed application of 480 acres east of Rt. 13 to be annexed into the town of Laurel.

IF YOU; Live in or out of the town of Laurel and are concerned about more Rt. 13 traffic and live in the areas of Discount Land Rd., Camp Rd., Taylor Mill Rd., Waller Rd., or Colonial Rd. and are concerned about the impact to the area where you live and the effect it will have on your daily life

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OPINION Election notes and policies

Letters to the Editor Brian McAllister progress update

We are so happy to pass on to you that Brian is getting better. First, we would like to fill you in on what has taken place in Brian’s life over the past 22 months. On Sept. 27, 2005 Brian McAllister, age 46, was diagnosed with terminal Lung Cancer that had spread to four of his vertebrae. There were several other suspect spots in bones and lymph nodes. The doctors offered no hope, with 12 months to live. Brian lost his job of 28 years and all benefits. Since Brian was never a smoker and was in good condition doctors decided to try six weeks of radiation along with Chemotherapy. They did not expect the cancer to shrink. To their amazement the cancer began to shrink. Brian had been receiving Chemotherapy for 12 months when complications with fluid around the heart and lung began. Chemotherapy was stopped. A heart drain was performed which was successful. The fluid around the lung was drained off only to return in just three days. In November 2005 doctors decided to insert a chest tube to remove the fluid from around the lung. The surgeon accidentally lacerated Brian’s lung during the procedure. Brian was rushed to ICU where he was in a fight for his life. His wife was told they had done everything they could, but nothing was working. Brian and his wife Corinnia have an unshakable faith in Jesus Christ. Two friends came to the hospital at midnight after Corinnia called them concerning Brian’s serious condition. After 2-1/2 hours of prayer Brian began to stabilize. The last 10 months have been tough for Brian.

The interesting thing in talking with Brian is that he will inspire you! No matter how much it hurt he kept walking, no matter how weak he felt he kept walking, no matter how tired he was he kept on praying and believing. He just never gave up. He is a man of faith and gives Christ all the credit for his improved health. He will quickly tell you just how much the prayers offered up to Christ on his behalf have made a difference. The latest CT Scan shows no visible tumor in the lung! The last bone scan showed no cancer left in the spine! Brian is on the road to getting better. Brian said, “God’s word says in Jeremiah 30:17 — I will restore health to you and heal you of all your wounds, and I believe it!” Last year’s fund raiser was a big success, but more help is needed. The Cobra payments alone are $1,006 a month. We are asking you to join us in our fund raising efforts by contacting your friends and family and asking them to help. A website has been created to keep people informed about Brian’s progress and The Brian McAllister Cancer Fund. To make it easy for you we have included a “Recommend this Site” button which is located at the bottom left hand corner of the web page. Please visit the web site at home.earthlink. net/-b.mcallisterfund/. We believe that this will be a very cost effective way to raise awareness and funds. Mail donations to: The Brian and Corinnia McAllister Fund, c/o Kandy Rodriguez, 525 E. Market St., Georgetown, DE 19947. Kandy Rodriguez, The Brian and Corinnia McAllister Fund/PNC Bank

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Seven-Day forecast for Western Sussex County Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Tides Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

High 2:20 p 3:11 p 4:00 p 4:50 p 5:41 p 6:34 p 7:31 p

Low 8:59 p 9:53 p 10:47 p 11:42 p —12:36 p 1:31 p

Sharptown, MD Shown is Thursday’s weather. High Low High Temperatures are Thursday’s highs Day and Thursday night’s lows. Thurs. 5:13 a 11:34 a 5:39 p Fri. 6:02 a 12:20 p 6:30 p Sat. 6:50 a 12:46 a 7:19 p Sun. 7:38 a 1:40 a 8:09 p Mon. 8:27 a 2:35 a 9:00 p Tues. 9:18 a 3:31 a 9:53 p Wed. 10:13 a 4:31 a 10:50 p

Low 11:52 p —1:06 p 1:52 p 2:39 p 3:29 p 4:24 p

Partly sunny

Sunny to partly cloudy

Mostly sunny and seasonably warm

An afternoon t-storm possible

Mainly cloudy with a shower

Sunshine and patchy clouds

Cloudy with a chance of rain

80/59

83/63

83/62

80/59

76/58

75/57

75/56

Almanac Statistics through Tuesday Sept. 5 at Georgetown, Delaware

Temperatures

Precipitation

High for the week . . . . . . . . . . . Low for the week . . . . . . . . . . . Normal high . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Normal low . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Average temperature . . . . . . . .

. 93° . 57° . 83° . 61° 70.7°

Total for the week . . . . . . . . . . 4.70� Total for the month . . . . . . . . . . 4.51� Normal for the month . . . . . . . . 0.65� Total for the year . . . . . . . . . . 31.59�

Smyrna 81/63 Dover 80/64

Apogee and Perigee

Date September 7 September 22 October 6 October 19

Time 11:08 p.m. 1:22 a.m. 10:08 a.m. 5:36 a.m.

Date November 3 November 15 December 1 December 13

Perigee Apogee Perigee Apogee

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Rise .6:37 a.m. .6:38 a.m. .6:38 a.m. .6:39 a.m. .6:40 a.m. .6:41 a.m. .6:42 a.m.

Full Sep 7

Harrington 80/62

Time 6:52 p.m. 6:21 p.m. 7:07 p.m. 1:57 p.m.

Milford 81/62 Greenwood 79/62

Lewes 80/63

Bridgeville 80/59

Sun and Moon Sun Thursday . Friday . . . . Saturday . . Sunday . . . Monday . . Tuesday . . Wednesday

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Set .7:24 p.m. .7:22 p.m. .7:21 p.m. .7:19 p.m. .7:17 p.m. .7:16 p.m. .7:14 p.m.

Last Sep 14

Day Thurs. Fri. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed.

High 1:54 a 2:43 a 3:31 a 4:19 a 5:08 a 5:59 a 6:54 a

Low 8:41 a 9:27 a 10:13 a 10:59 a 11:46 a 12:38 a 1:38 a

Vienna, MD

The moon, and its relative distance to the Earth, affects tides on a monthly basis. When the moon is farthest from the Earth (apogee), tides of decreased range or currents of decreased speed occur. When the moon is closest to the Earth (perigee), the occurrence of increased range or currents of speed is more prevalent.

Perigee Apogee Perigee Apogee

Nanticoke River Roaring Point, MD

Moon Rise Thursday . . . .7:29 p.m. Friday . . . . . . .7:56 p.m. Saturday . . . . .8:23 p.m. Sunday . . . . . .8:52 p.m. Monday . . . . .9:26 p.m. Tuesday . . . .10:05 p.m. Wednesday . .10:51 p.m.

New Sep 22

Set . .6:11 a.m. . .7:29 a.m. . .8:46 a.m. .10:03 a.m. .11:20 a.m. .12:35 p.m. . .1:47 p.m.

SEAFORD 80/59 Blades 80/59

Rehoboth Beach 82/62 Georgetown 81/61 Concord 80/59 Laurel 80/59 Delmar 80/58

Millsboro 82/61

Bethany Beach 79/63 Fenwick Island 80/63

First Sep 30

Day Thurs. Fri. Sat. Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed.

High Low High 4:35 a 10:56 a 5:01 p 5:24 a 11:42 a 5:52 p 6:12 a 12:08 a 6:41 p 7:00 a 1:02 a 7:31 p 7:49 a 1:57 a 8:22 p 8:40 a 2:53 a 9:15 p 9:35 a 3:53 a 10:12 p

Low 11:14 p —12:28 p 1:14 p 2:01 p 2:51 p 3:46 p

Rehoboth Beach Day High Low High Low Thurs. 6:47 a 12:43 a 7:17 p 12:53 p Fri. 7:38 a 1:28 a 8:05 p 1:46 p Sat. 8:29 a 2:13 a 8:54 p 2:39 p Sun. 9:19 a 2:58 a 9:42 p 3:33 p Mon. 10:10 a 3:44 a 10:31 p 4:30 p Tues. 11:03 a 4:33 a 11:22 p 5:30 p Wed. 12:00 p 5:27 a —- 6:34 p

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NEW LISTING

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REDUCED!

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