Fire dept. plans open house
The Delmar Fire Department will hold an open house Saturday, Oct. 5, 1 to 5 p.m. Ceremonies to dedicate the department’s new ambulances begin at 2 p.m. with guest speaker, Sen. Joseph Biden.
The Monster Truck Backdraft will be crushing cars at 3:30 p.m.
The Delmar Fire Department is located at Bi-State and Grove Street, Delmar.
Delmar library being painted
The Delmar Library is getting a fall spruce-up with new paint for the interior of the library. According to workers where, the library collections should be back in order by the first part of October.
On Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m. the library will present an adult program featuring a local author from Elkton, Md., Ed Okonowicz.
His presentation will be “Haunted Historic Delmarva.” The program is free to the public.
The Delmar and Georgetown libraries are selling chances ($2 each) for an opportunity to win a go-cart. The go cart was donated by McGee Motors and is valued at $1,200.
Chances will be sold through the early part of December at both libraries and the proceeds will be divided equally between the two libraries for their various programs.
The drawing will be held on Dec. 14 at the Georgetown library.
The Friends of the Delmar Library are gearing up for their fall book and bake sale to be held at the library on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Following are the titles of the new videos at the Delmar Public Library: “The Deep End,” “Spy Game,” “K-Pax,” “Life As a House,” “They Call Me Sirr,” “A Walk to Remember,” “The Mists of Avalon,” “Monster’s Ball,” “Max Keeble’s Big Move” and “A Beautiful Mind.”
The library is also adding DVDs to its audio/visual collection.
Stehl enjoys SU activities
Ashley D. Stehl, 18, daughter of Christine Stehl, Delmar, recently participated in Fun with Forensics, a new student experience offered to incoming freshmen over the summer at Salisbury University, Salisbury, Md. The program provides students with an interest in laboratory science a hands-on experience with tests done in crime labs, including DNA fingerprinting.
Sessions were interspersed with social activities and guest speakers and topics related to the campus and its resources.
A 2002 graduate of Delmar Middle and Senior High School, Stehl participated in academic, musical and athletic activities and graduated fifth in her class. She is majoring in nursing.
Bi-Staters’ Coffee Talk
We send our sympathy and prayers to the family of Ida Frances Elzey, who passed away last week.
Our sympathy and prayers to the family of C. William Jones of Laurel, who passed away on Sept. 25.
Our prayers and get well wishes to Nancy Schumacher, who came home from PRMC on Labor Day weekend. She has been a patient since July 23 and celebrated her 80th birthday there on July 27.
Her family gave her a surprise birthday party that was held in the board room at the hospital.
Nancy, we hope you are feeling a lot better.
Get well wishes to Jack Dickerson, who is home from PRMC.
Richard E. Lloyd is now back at the Wicomico Nursing Home after being hospitalized last week. We send our get-well wishes for a speedy recovery.
Many happy birthday wishes to Ted Cordrey, from your family and friends.
Happy belated birthday to Shirley Insley from your sisters, Delores Jones and Eleanor Dickerson.
Happy birthday wishes to the following people: Susan Davis on Sept. 26; Jack Myers, Vicki Long, Michelle Warren and Bobby Culver, Sept. 30; Van T. Crawford Jr. and Scott Kershner, Oct. 2; Mary Jane Johnson and Amy Rogers, Oct. 5; and Letitia Fisher, Oct. 6.
Thought for the week: “First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.” Epictetus