MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ONE AND ALL - Matt Wasson (Ebenezer Scrooge) lifts up Carter Moore (Tiny Tim) during the finale singing of “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” in the Seaford High School Junior Class Play, “A Christmas Carol.” Students had four public performances of the holiday classic last week.

Photo by Ronald MacArthur

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UNIFORM CODE - The Woodbridge School Board passes the first reading of the new uniform dress code guidelines at a recent meeting. Page 2

FOR VETERANS - Sen. Thomas Carper visits a local VA Clinic to draw attention to the success of the program. Page 6

ENLIGHTENING TRIP - Local inventor Jack Miller travels to India to spread the word about museum lighting. Page 10, 11

SPECIAL AUTOGRAPH - Christmas comes early to a NASCAR fan who has plenty of friends who care for him. Page 14

CHOO-CHOO - A model railroad club sets the dates for its annual holiday open houses. Page 34

HOOP VICTORIES - Both Seaford basketball teams pick up conference wins. The girls’ victory is over 10th-ranked Caesar Rodney. Pages 37, 38

WRAPPING RECYCLING - Don’t throw away your Christmas gift paper. Local recycling centers are accepting the paper for the first time this season. Page 43

QUARTERS ARE POPULAR - At the half-way point of minting, the state quarter program is a tremendous success, in more than a billion ways. Page 46

OFFICE CLOSED - The Morning Star Publications office will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 25, and Friday, Dec. 26, for the holiday.