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Towns clean up following assault by tropical storm

August 13th, 2020|Categories: LAUREL, MAIN HOME|

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 Delmar, Md., caused power outages, according to Town Manager Sara Bynum-King. A downed tree also temporarily blocked Seventh Street, near the intersection of Seventh and E. Grove Street. Repairs- Work is done to the electrical lines on East East Street in Delmar, Md. after a fallen tree hit a transformer, causing power outages in town. Photo by Mike McClure [...]

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Car Cruise

The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware is hosting a free car cruise on Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 4-7 p.m. at American Legion Post 28, located at 31768 Legion Road in Millsboro. Food and drink available at the Legion!

Benefit car show planning kicks into high gear

The planning council of the Antique and Custom Car/Truck Show to benefit the Blades Volunteer Fire Department voted unanimously to hold the event on Sunday, Sept. 6 with a rain date of Sept. 7. The event promises to be one for the record books as the community comes out of [...]

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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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