100 Years of Service. Acorn Club of Seaford celebrates 100 years of comminity service. Club president Ann McFarland, far right, accepts club honors from state Rep. Tina Fallon, Acorn Club past president Charlotte Wheatley and Seaford Mayor Daniel Short.

Photos by Lynn Parks



SVFD housing ceremony planned - Seaford Volunteer Fire Department and the City of Seaford announce that on Saturday, Oct. 26, a 2002 Pierce 100’ Aerial Platform and a 1921 Seagrave Pumper will be officially housed at Station 87 on King and Cannon streets in Seaford. Festivities will start at noon and continue until 4 p.m. The housing ceremony will start at 2 p.m. The fire department will also unveil a new historical marker commemorating the 100th anniversary of SVFD that was procured with the help of state Rep. Tina Fallon. SVFD will have sodas and chips and will give out smoke detectors, batteries, fire hats and offer fire truck rides. SVFD will also have tee shirts and mugs for sale. For details call 629-3112 or contact Ron Marvel, 629-8595.

Today & Tomorrow Conference - The Sussex County Today & Tomorrow Conference takes place the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Delaware Tech in Georgetown. The conference this year will focus on Sussex County growth with lessons learned from the popular board game Monopoly. To register early call 855-1659 or visit www.ddmg.net/scttc for more information.

Blades wants vandals caught - The Town of Blades is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for repeated acts of vandalism at the Blades Park, East 7th Street. Call Blades Police at 629-7329. All information will be kept confidential.

Drug arrests - State and Seaford Police arrested 10 Seaford residents and one Camden-Wyoming resident on an assortment of drug and weapons charges. Page 15

New water plan - Seaford officials are hoping to enhance the city’s water system. Page 4

Accident follow up - Bridgeville discusses safety issue following high school accident Page 13

Book Signing - The author of a novel about growing up in Seaford will join party. Page 22