Paula Chaffinch, center, shows off her award as firefighter of the year for the Blades Volunteer Fire Department. The department passed out its awards at the annual dinner.

For additional photos, see page 28.

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Delmarva Auto Alley - Pages 26-27

Playground plan - Area residents are coming together to plan and build a new playground in Seaford. Page 2

Lions Club Show - This week it's the Bridgeville Lions Club's turn to put on an annual show.
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SPARKS Program - When enthusiasm kindles young minds, encouragement sets off sparks igniting continuous learning. Page 9

Spring Ahead - Daylight savings time begins this Sunday at 2 a.m. Don't forget to move your clocks ahead one hour.

Pet contest - Does your pet have what it takes to win our contest? Page 12