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  • DRIVING THRU- Delmar Middle and Senior High School staff hand out items to graduating seniors during the school’s Senior Cap and Gown Drive Thru Pickup on Monday. Photo by Landstone Photography
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Laurel resident requests town look into COVID-19 testing locally

May 21st, 2020|Categories: LAUREL|

A resident in attendance at a recent meeting of Laurel Mayor and Council has requested that town officials explore opportunities for COVID- 19 testing be brought to a location closer to the community. During the Monday, May 18 meeting of council, Richard McVey expressed his concern that while COVID-19 testing is being done by Nanticoke Health Services in Seaford, others communities in western Sussex do not have testing locations in their immediate area. “It’s good there is testing available in Seaford, but it would be nice for residents who live in other areas to have opportunities closer to home,” he said. “It would be great if you could [...]

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Read Aloud volunteers video stories for children

During these difficult times, many parents are finding themselves doing double and triple duty as they care for families, work from home, and take on the role of teacher. So Mom and Dad may not have much energy left at the end of a day, when a little voice says, [...]

Sussex County libraries are Internet ‘hotspots’

Sussex County libraries have a cure for those enduring a lack of high-speed Internet in the COVID-19 pandemic. Libraries throughout Sussex are now serving as WiFi ‘hotspots’ to provide broadband access to the community. All users have to do is drive, pedal or walk to their local library and connect [...]

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Helen E. Wheatley, 76

Helen E. Wheatley of Blades departed this life on May 15, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Helen was born in Salisbury on Dec. 31, 1943, a daughter of the late Edward [...]

Hattie Louise Massey, 89

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Evangeline A. Ashorobi, 56

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Granville R. (Woody) Woodland, 88

Granville R. (Woody) Woodland passed away on April 20, 2020 in Seaford. He was the husband of Joan Woodland. Born in Cambridge, Md, he was the son of Granville L. Woodland and Elsie Gray Woodland. [...]

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