Consuelo Gonzeles, far left, works with middle school students Shaun Glover and Rebecca Dodd in a classroom at Woodbridge Elementary School in an after-school program.

Photo by Ronald MacArthur

Schools are not just for day-time hours anymore

CELEBRATING MLK - The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration is a two-day event this year on Jan. 18 and 19 with activities planned at the Seaford Golf & Country Club and the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club. Page 2

PARKING PROBLEMS - The new signs are up and the curbs are painted with fresh yellow paint and people are still parking along no-parking areas on School Lane. Page 3

BUSY TIME - Bridgeville’s commissioners take on a plethora of issues at Monday night’s meeting, including the paying of an old debt and hiring a new police officer. Pages 4, 11

FIRE ENGINE - The newest $500,000 Seaford Volunteer Fire Department pumper is unique to the area as it uses the newest air-compressed foam technology to fight fires. It will be on-line next month. Page 4

GRAND OPENING - The newest Royal Farms officially opens its doors in Bridgeville this week as expansion plans call for more stores in the near future. Page 6

WINNING TRACK - Seaford High’s basketball teams find the winning combination against Delmar. Page 22

SWIMMING - The pool is rarely vacant at the Boys & Girls Club this time of year. The high school teams and the Barracudas see action this week. Pages 23, 26

TOP WORKER - The 2003 Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Employee of the Year has strong roots in her church and her family that helps her deal with the stresses on the job. Page 29