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  • Towns clean up following assault by tropical storm

    While tornadoes struck in Mardela Springs and Kent/New Castle County ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias last Tuesday, local towns spent last week restoring power and removing fallen trees caused by the storm. In Delmar, some fallen trees, including one that struck a transformer on East East Street in [...]

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HEALTH

Too much cell phone use harmful for children

August 13th, 2020|

Cell phones have become an almost permanent attachment to most of us. For a number of years there was a debate about whether children should have one. There is no longer a debate. Children everywhere possess cell phones. A better question is related to amount of use. A recent study looked at that question. They obtained permission from parents to remotely record cell phone usage. The most interesting thing was that they recorded it in children three to five years of age. They measured the time of use over a seven- to 10-day period. They then asked parents to estimate how much time they thought their children actually spent on the phone. They compared the two figures to see how accurate parents’ perceptions were. About one-third of the children had their own device. They did not need to borrow one from the parents. The most common sites were mainstreaming in nature. YouTube was the number one viewing site. It was followed by YouTube kids. The Internet browser was frequently used. Siri was frequently used to answer questions. There was also frequent use of video streaming. Thus the things done on the cell phone did not differ a lot [...]

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Christ Lutheran Church to hold online services

August 13th, 2020|

Christ Lutheran Church will hold online services at www.Christlutheranseaford.com every Sunday. Join the church for the following online services: Contemporary Praise Worship at 8:30 a.m. and Traditional Worship at 11 a.m.

Seaford Presbyterian Sunday Worship on Facebook

August 13th, 2020|

Seaford Presbyterian Church Sunday Worship is streamed live on Facebook each Sunday, starting 9:55 a.m. You can find the church on Facebook or go to www.seafordpres.org to the link.  Please call the church office 629-9077, with any questions or prayer requests.

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Car Cruise

The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware is hosting a free car cruise on Wednesday, [...]

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OBITS

James G. Hassett, 83

James G. Hassett of Bridgeville passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at his residence in Bridgeville. He was born on Jan. 18, 1937 in Federalsburg, son of the late Calvin [...]

Rosemary C. “Dusty” Betts, 91

Rosemary C. “Dusty” Betts of Seaford passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 4. Dusty will be remembered as a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, an outstanding community leader, and a devout Catholic. But, by far, she [...]

David Collins Hastings, 56

David Collins Hastings of Seaford passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 4.  David was born in Seaford on July 27, 1964, the son of the late Vernon Edward “Nip” Hastings and Fannie Collins Hastings. He [...]

Florence W. James, 93

Florence W. James of Bridgeville passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. Her husband John Edwin James died in 2013. She is survived by three sons: Jeffrey James, Scott James (Candi), and Chris James; two [...]

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