SPRING RIDE - Women riders take off in the second race of the day during the Seaford Bicycle Races on Saturday in front of the Seaford Golf & Country Club. More than 225 of the top amateur riders were in Seaford to take part in four races ranging from 25 to 50 miles.

Photo by Ronald MacArthur

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BOARD CANDIDATESí NIGHT APRIL 21
- There will be a Seaford Board of Education Candidatesí Night on Wednesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. at the Central Elementary School. All four Seaford candidates have been invited to attend the forum. Ronald MacArthur, executive editor of the Seaford Star, will serve as moderator. The public is urged to attend. The event is sponsored by the AAUW.

JAYíS NEST IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS - The Jayís Nest Community Playground in Seaford is in need of volunteers to help with the annual maintenance weekend April 23-25. Phone Gina Banning at 629-0338 for more information.

PRIME FOREST - Find out the plans for almost 1,000 acres of prime forest land in the center of Sussex County. Page 2

SCHOOL BOARD - There are four candidates running for one seat on the Seaford Board of Education. Pages 3-4

BIKE RALLY - The Trap Pond State Park Partners are going all out for an event at the park on Saturday, April 24. Page 14

PRETTY LADIES - Some of Seafordís finest are preparing for the annual Miss and Little Miss Seaford Pageants. Page 15

VANDALS HIT - While the police are out of town, vandals damage cars in one western Sussex community. Page 20

UNBEATEN STARTS - The Woodbridge baseball team is off to a 6-0 start while Seaford is 5-0. Pages 24, 27

TOP SWIMMER - Young Seaford swimmer Ross Higgins was among the best swimmers in the nation at a meet in Florida. You wonít believe how many national titles he won. Page 25

EARTH DAY - Itís been 34 years since the first Earth Day celebration. How are we doing? Page 46