Delmar Events
Thursday, April 3, 2003
Bi-Staters’ Coffee Talk
Sharon Cordrey

Connie and Allen Reustle and the Rementer Family Trio will sing at Snethen United Methodist Church, Sunday, April 6, at the 9:30 a.m. service. The church is on 54 West between Delmar and Mardela.

Friends of Kasey Newton Joseph gave her a baby shower Saturday, March 29, at the home of her grandmother, Delores Jones. Kasey is the daughter of Janet Outten Hanulak. She received a lot of beautiful gifts from family and friends.

Our sympathy and prayers go out to the family and friends of Howard Thomas Messick, who passed away on March 26.

We send get-well wishes and prayers to Letitia Fisher, Dorothy Greenwell and Ruth Webster, patients at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

Boy Scout Troop 174 would like to thank everyone for their support at their all-you-can-eat beef and dumpling dinner at the VFW in Delmar on March 23. It was a great success.

Jebb Carrier has qualified to participate in the state level of the National Geography Bee. The bee will be Friday, April 4, at the University of Delaware. The Delmar Science Olympiad Team of Roy Willey, Matt Caffey, Janet Waldman and Christina McDowell placed in the top 10 for one of their five competitive events. Other participants were Jon Ellis, Lindsey Goslee and Amber Adkins.

Senior Sarah Oltmann and her singing group “IYF Praise Band” won first place in the youth band competition of the Mountaire Gospel Talent Search on Saturday. They won a $650 and the opportunity to record their music at a later date.

Winners of the eighth grade design competition in art were: fashion - Jalesa Hull; auto - Matthew Parsons; and packaging - Sean Collins.

A number of students participated in the Hoops for Delmar fund-raiser. Katie McMahon became the first female to win the shootout by defeating Lance Kelly, Seth Figgs and last year’s winner Fernandas Batson. Winners of the 3 on 3 tournament were George White, Phillip Brown and Henry Myers.

We wish the following people very happy birthdays: Jason Morris and Roschen Hill, on March 30; Ralph Joseph, March 31; Patrick Wood, April 1; Robert J. Webster, Leigh Ann Cooper and Allyson Litchford, on April 2; Kelly Ralph and Freda Oliphant, April 3; James L. Hearn III and Phyllis Coulbourne, April 4; Conner Alan Niblett and Philip Lee Cooper, April 5; and Larry McAllister, April 6.

Thought for the week: “He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” Immanuel Kant
Library plans open house
National Library Week is April 6-12. Delmar Public Library will kick off the celebration with an open house Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be light refreshments served by the Friends of the Delmar Library. The staff will be on hand to demonstrate the new Gateway computers. These computers were made available to public libraries through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. On Wednesday, April 9, at 7 p.m., the Delmar Library will host a program featuring Cindy Schmidt. Schmidt specializes in genealogy and will be able to assist anyone who is interested in working on their family tree. Also, the staff will be available to help patrons use the new database, Heritage Quest. This Web-based resource is designed specifically for public libraries and contains material from census records and military records.