Brothers Bill and Rex Mears stand next to the plaque that honors their parents, Ray and Francis Mears. The original Mears farm was sold to Nanticoke Health Services. An imaging center and an orthopedic center have already been opened on site in the first step in what may also include an outpatient surgery facility and an urgent care center.

Photo by Mike McClure

Woodland Ferry Festival - See pages 19-21 for story and a schedule

Seaford annexation passes - Seaford voters on Monday approved a request by property owner Jay Dolby to annex about 176 acres of commercial and residential lands. The property includes Dolby’s farm and business northeast of Seaford, adjacent to US 13 and Old Furnace Road. The vote was 17 for and 3 against in the city and 1 for a 0 against in the area to be annexed.

32-year-old drowning victim - A 32-year-old drowning victim was pulled from the Nanticoke River Tuesday. Seaford Police said the victim had been under water for about 13 minutes after diving into the water near the Seaford Boat ramp. His name was being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Lady Jays win - The Seaford varsity field hockey team opened its season with a 4-0 non-conference win over Holly Grove last week. Page 24

Field of Dreams - SDPR will kick off its youth flag football season with a dedication and ribbon cutting at the Field of Dreams. Page 24