COURT CUTS - Seaford High boys’ tennis player Brett Barnes gets his hair cut by coach Phil Burtelle as teammate and friend Eric Kimpton laughs in the background. Several varsity players on the team got their heads shaved in a show of unity and spirit during practice on Monday to start the season .

Photos by Ronald MacArthur

Seaford club staying home



PRE-SCHOOL - They may be a little young to read the newspaper, but they are getting a head start to prepare them for full-day kindergarten. Page 11

TWO CANDIDATES - On deadline day, two men file for the open seat on the Seaford Board of Education. Page 12

FORUM AND FAIR - Local youth will take center stage during the Soroptimist Youth Forum and the community can get health information at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club this Saturday. Page 3

ELECTION RESULTS - The results are in. An incumbent and a newcomer are winners in the Seaford City Council election. Page 4

ON STAGE - Seaford High students go all out for the annual Blue Jay Pageant on Saturday night. Pages 13, 22

ON THE MARK - A local school’s air rifle team is the best in the region with an 11-0 record. Page 21

ALL-CONFERENCE - It’s the time of the season for the Henlopen Conference to hand out awards. Page 24

EPA AWARD - It’s accolades all around for the staff of a local wastewater treatment facility as it receives a regional award from the EPA. Page 45