PLAYGROUND PEOPLE - Volunteers get down to work early on Friday morning on the other Woodland Ferry in the Jayís Nest Community Playground. Volunteers, coordinated by the Friends of the Jayís Nest, worked all weekend on maintenance projects in and around the popular playground.

Photo by Ronald MacArthur

We were truly separate, but certainly not equal

HAPPY BIRTHDAY - You may notice that the volume number has changed to Vol. 9, No. 1 this week. That means that the Seaford Star is entering its ninth year of publication with this edition.

FUND DRIVE - A local family is facing a dreaded disease for the second time. Page 2

MISS SEAFORD PAGEANT - There is a new Little Miss and Miss Seaford. Page 3

NEW LAW - If you donít like those motorized scooters zooming around town, you might want to read this story. Page 5

TOP VOLUNTEERS - Nanticoke Memorial Hospital takes some time to honor its volunteers during a special night. Page 6

PLAYGROUND DRIVE - Even thieves canít deter a fund drive to build a new playground at a local school. Page 9

BLUE JAY VICTORY - The Seaford High baseball team pulls off a major win against one of the top ranked teams in the state. Page 28

AT GETTYSBURG - A local historian has spent countless hours researching the unique story of a Civil War hero from the area. Page 35

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER UPCOMING - The 53rd annual National Day of Prayer will be celebrated in Seaford and Bridgeville: The City of Seafordís observance will be on Thursday, May 6, from 12:20-12:40 p.m. at the Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation building on Virginia Avenue. The Town of Bridgevilleís observance will be on Thursday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at the Bridgeville Historical Society Park, Delaware Avenue and Williams Street.