COMING SOON.The official groundbreaking for the new location of the Nellie G. Allen Soroptimist Curiosity Shop was held last Thursday. The shop, now located on High Street, will be in the old Jake's Bar building on Middleford Road (near Soroptimist Park).

Nellie Allen was an active member of the community and co-founder of a business that has grown into Allen Family Foods. Her sons, Charles and Warren, participated in the groundbreaking. From left: Seaford city manager Dolores Slatcher, Jan Lundquist, Shannon Willey with Seaford MainStreet, Phyllis Palmer, Charles C. Allen (with shovel), Jane Drace, Peggy Geisler, Warren L. Allen, Pat Jim, Eleanor Jamison, Dr. Judy Tobin and Linda Hollis.See related photo, page 8.

Photo by Michael Sullivan.

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Memorial Day - Take time next Monday to join in the ceremonies honoring those who sacrificed everything to help preserve our freedoms in the United States. A listing of ceremonies is found on pages 18 and 19 in this week's edition of the Star.

Downtown excellence - Seaford's Main Street Program has earned recognition for excellence in downtown revitalization. Page 3

Armed robberies - Seaford Police report two armed robberies and report progress on the city's truck ordinance. Page 5

Record hug - Delmar holds the world record for the biggest hug. The goal: was to hug the hate away. Page 14

Record fundraiser - The Nanticoke Health Services Dinner and Auction raised more than $25,000. Page 13