MAYOR BUTLER HONORED - More than 160 people attended the retirement dinner Saturday night for former Seaford Mayor Ed Butler. The special occasion was held in the banquet room of the Seaford Fire Hall. Mayor Butler, who has 26 years of public service, was presented tributes and given some good-natured kidding by Seaford officials and staff, state legislators, a representative from U.S. Senator Tom Carper's office, high school classmates and family members. Mayor Butler, seated, is surrounded by members of his family on stage following the tributes.

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