South Jersey District Manager Michael F. Brose (left) assists Robert F. Rider, Chairman, U.S.P.S. Board of Governors; and Seaford Postmaster Rob Kern as they cut the ribbon on the New Seaford Post Office, located on Alt. 13 in Seaford. The new building at the corner of alternate US 13 and Herring Run Road, replaces the High Street post office, built in 1936. The new building, a standard Postal Service design, is 18,000 square feet in size, compared to 9,500 square feet for the old building. Much of that difference is in the work area - employees now have nearly 13,000 square feet in which to sort mail, as compared to 4,000 square feet in the old building. The new post office features stamp machines from which customers can purchase stamps 24 hours a day. It also has a scale on which customers can weigh packages; the scale not only reads the weight, but tells the customer how much shipment of the package costs.

Photo by Michael Sullivan.

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Circus is coming - The Roberts Bros. Circus is scheduled to be at the Atlanta Road property on Wednesday, May 9. Page 2

Shelter benefit - Local talent is gathering to celebrate Christian music while raising funds for the Hope House being built in Laurel. Page 5

Explosives found - Police report the seizure of a large quantity of Military "C-4" explosives and detonators in Sussex County. Page 5

Arrests made - Two suspects have been arrested and police are looking for two others in the armed robbery of the Subway. Page 5

Health hotline - Delawareans can now make a simple, toll-free phone call to find out if they are at risk for Hepatitis C. Page 11

Ride for Lifet - Harley-Davidson of Seaford is one of the participating dealerships in the "Ride For Life" for the MDA. Page 12