The Nanticoke Health Services auxiliary presented its annual donation to the hospital during a luncheon at the Seaford Golf and Country Club last Wednesday. Shown with the check are Ed Hancock, President/CEO of Nanticoke Health Services, and Pat Olekszyk, president of the Nanticoke Health Services auxiliary. The auxiliary presented a check for $85,000 and donated a total of $90,000 in 2002. See story, page 14.

Photo by Mike McClure

Martin Luther King Community Day Celebration Jan. 20 - The Western Sussex County 6th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Day of Celebration will be held on Monday, Jan. 20. Page 4

Marking history - A State historical marker was installed outside the Seaford Fire Department on Friday. Page 2

Roe v. Wade - The 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade is Jan. 22 and thousands of people who oppose the decision are expected to attend a rally on the national mall. Page 3

Snow ball 2003 - The Auxiliary of Nanticoke Health Services is holding “Snowball 2003” at Seaford Golf and Country Club. Page 6

Bridgeville - The Bridgeville Commission discussed a proposed ordinance that would create an agricultural/industrial overlay zone. Page 11

Festival Stars - Former Baltimore Colt Tom Matte and former Baltimore Oriole Tippy Martinez will make appearances at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club in February. Page 12

Greenwood - The Greenwood Council spent most of its meeting thinking of ways to caution residents about recent crimes. Page 20

Blades - Mayor B.J. Hardin announces that he will not seek re-election in March. Page 21

PIN CLINCHES WIN - The Seaford wrestling tea, defeated Cape Henlopen on a pin in the final match. Page 22

Police Journal - State Police detectives are investigating the theft of numerous all-terrain vehicles in southern Sussex County. Page 41