Auxiliary Auction a great success

The 16th annual Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary Auction and Dinner Saturday at the Seaford Golf & Country Club was a great success. Enjoying the evening on the deck prior to the auction from left are: (standing) Bill and Linda Robertson; Ed Hancock, NHS president and CEO; Renee Morris, NHS Public Relations; Pat Olekszyk, NHS Auxiliary president; Tom Brown, NHS Foundation vice president; (seated) Nancy Brown and Nancy Cook, NHS Auxiliary Dinner & Auction co-chairpersons. At right is Joyce Mackler, wearing a beaded, Egyptian necklace and earring set dated from the 26th Dynasty, circa 600 B.C. Find out how much the set sold for in a article on page 11.

Photo by Michael Sullivan

Historical Society placing marker - The Seaford Historical Society announces the placement of a historic marker on the old post office building in downtown Seaford. The official dedication will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 5. This marker establishes for posterity the historic significance of the building to the Seaford area. It was made available by the Delaware Public Archives Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs with assistance from Russell McCabe and state Rep. Tina Fallon. The building will be open from 1-4 p.m. this Sunday, giving the public an opportunity to see how much has been accomplished with renovation of the historic building and what remains to be done when financially possible. Call 628-9500 or 628-7788.

Cleanup - With DNREC approval Seaford is moving ahead with plans for its annual “Clean-Up Week” in late May. Page 2

Mayor’s move - Seaford Mayor Daniel B. Short is inspired to locate his insurance business in the downtown enterprise zone. Page 3

Rescue Truck - Blades Volunteer Fire Company will show off its new truck Sunday. The truck cost three quarters of a million dollars. Page 4

Police seek help - State Police are asking for witnesses to contact them regarding a fatal traffic accident. Page 4

DuPont cutbacks - With business improving, the impact on Seaford from the latest DuPont cutbacks will be minimal. Page 5

Woodbridge referendum - Parents, teachers, and community members urge the Woodbridge School Board to try one more time. Page 9

Mother’s Day specials - One of the most important days of the year is coming. For gift ideas see pages 17-19.

HOSTS - Touching lives is what the HOSTS program in the Seaford School District is all about. So far this school year the corps of HOSTS volunteers has donated more than 8,700 hours. Page 25