familiar with police
The Nanticoke Senior Center is offering an 8-week course that will
give seniors insight on services provided by state and local police
The course will be held every Tuesday beginning Sept. 28 from 10 a.m.
- noon. It will feature topics such as: elderly abuse, domestic violence,
communications, homicide, drugs, crime stoppers, business fraud and
There is no charge. Diplomas will be given upon completion . Class
size is limited to 30. Call the center at 629-4939 for more information.
Library offers gifts for kids
During September, National Library Card Sign-up Month, children who
sign up for their first library card at the Seaford District Library
will receive a free stuffed animal, donated by the Curiosity Shop.
Church to hold yard sale
Church of God of Prophecy, Alt. 13 North, Seaford, will hold a yard
sale, Sept. 25, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Rain date is Oct. 2. Baked
goods and oyster sandwiches will be available.
Quartet to sing at Gateway
The Epworth Quartet will be appearing at Gateway Park on Thursday,
Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. This will be the final concert of the summer series.
The concert is free to the public.
Warning: Laws to be enforced
According to Blades police commissioner Chaffinch and police Chief
Bob Viehman, the town's bicycle safety and curfew laws will be strictly
The bicycle safety law states that helmets must be worn at all times
by those younger than 16. Also, lights are to be used at night. If
there is a violation of one of these laws, the bicycle will be confiscated
for the first offense and a fine will be imposed for a second offense.
The curfew law states that those under 16 are to be in their homes
by 10 p.m. unless they're accompanied by a parent. Those between 16
and18 are to be in their homes by midnight unless accompanied by a
St. John's Preschool has a few openings available in the 4- and 5-year
-old afternoon pre-kindergarten class.
Teacher Holly Noel has a degree in early childhood education. Sheila
Tull is the assistant and has more than 20 years of day care experience.
She also has taught the 4- and 5-year-old Sunday school class at St.
John's for the past five years.
The cost is $84 per month.
St. John's Preschool is located at Pine and Poplar streets in Seaford.
The school is open to any child no matter of race, creed, nationality,
sex or religion.
Cheerleaders to lead clinic
A cheerleading clinic for students in grades 1 through 6 will be given
by the Seaford High School varsity cheerleaders on Saturday, Sept.
25, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the high school gym.
Registration costs $5 and registration forms are available in all
school offices. Late registration will be accepted at the door for
an additional $1 .
For details, contact Peggy Smith, the cheerleading coach at Seaford
Apple fest set for Blades
An Apple Festival will be held at the Blades Park Saturday, Sept.
25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., sponsored by Blades United Methodist Church.
It will include food, crafts, door prizes, a coloring contest and
Learn to read aloud
A Read-Aloud Delaware Volunteer training session will be held Thursday,
Sept. 28, 1 p.m. in the Seaford Public Library. Volunteer readers
are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County. Call 856-2527
for further information.
Items needed for auction
The Seaford Kiwanis Club will hold its 45th annual auction Saturday,
Oct. 2, at the Boys and Girls Club. The auction starts at 9:30 a.m.
The club is looking for donations of items. For details, call Kenna
Nethken at home 629-2170, work 629-4655.
Alumni to meet tonight
Because of hurricane Floyd, the Seaford High School Alumni meeting
was postponed to tonight, Sept. 23. It will start at 7 p.m. at the
Boys and Girls Club on Virginia Avenue.