The MV (motor vessel) “Four Pros,” a 45-foot, 2-ton sport fisherman, is the first vessel hauled by the rebuilt 25-ton “Travelift” at the new 87-slip Nanticoke River Marina in Blades.

Photo by Phil Livingston.

Seaford clearing way for a 213-home development

ROBERT DECHENE FOCUSES ON FAMILY - This is a story about a good man, an amazing wife and a rotten situation. Page 10

REPRESENTATIVE RACE - Find out who is is challenging state Rep. Tina Fallon and what they hope to bring to the office. Page 4

HEALTH ISSUES - Tobacco and obesity remain the current major health issues for prevention of long-term illness and death. What is number three? Page 14

TICK PROBLEMS - Prevention, proper removal and prompt recognition of symptoms are important steps in protecting one’s health against tick disease. Page 15

ANNEXATION REQUESTS - The city of Seaford is poised to grow again. The requests for annexations number three. Page 20

TROOPER KILLED - What were the circumstances that led to the death of a Delaware State Trooper? Page 43

DISTRICT CHAMPS - The Nanticoke major league all-star softball team earned an 8-3 win over Laurel to win the District III championship. The Seaford stars are now competing for a state title. Page 24

RALLY FALLS SHORT - The Sussex West American Legion baseball team used a late game rally to give Delvets a battle before falling in the first of two losses in a doubleheader last week. Page 28