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  • Chalking It Up- Shown is a piece of art from the town of Bethel’s “Chalk of the Town” event, which took place last Saturday. Photo by Rich Kough
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Delmar Council updated on police activity, accepts donation of land from Perdue

July 9th, 2020|Categories: LAUREL, MAIN HOME|

The Delmar Council (Delaware) was updated on the activity of the police department during Monday’s teleconference meeting. The Council also voted to accept land from Perdue and received a report on the progress of the work on the caboose on Pennsylvania Avenue. Police Chief Ivan Barkley said COVID-19 has now affected how the department transfers prisoners. “COVID has a way of never going away,” he said. Shown is Delmar Town Hall. As of May 27, the Wicomico Detention Center restricted prisoner intake. Now the Sussex Correctional Institute (SCI) is no longer taking in prisoners, so the department will have to spend four hours transferring a prisoner [...]

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Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta is cancelled

The COVID-19 virus continues to cause cancellations, including the Seventh Annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta (RCBR), held every year on the first Saturday of August, at the Nanticoke River Marina in Blades. The spirit of Reclaim Our River-Nanticoke (ROR Nanticoke) lives on through 2020 with many virtual workshops, especially those [...]

Next Gen South grants

Next Gen South is accepting applications for its 2020 competitive grant cycle. Since its inception in 2012, the group has awarded over $100,000 in support of initiatives. Next Gen South is currently raising money to support programs for addiction, substance abuse, and family services and programs including, but not limited [...]

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Patricia Ann Wooters Baker, 81

Patricia Ann Wooters Baker of Greenwood passed from this life on Thursday, July 2 at Bayhealth Milford Campus. Mrs. Baker was born in Cordova, Md., daughter of Clarence and Anita Wooters. She was the youngest [...]

Francis “Frank” Moynihan, 66

Francis “Frank” Moynihan died peacefully on June 20 in Austin due to complications of renal cell carcinoma. Frank was born on July 8, 1953 in Seaford to Helen and Edward Moynihan. An avid musician, Frank [...]

Glenda Fern Byler, 70

Glenda Fern Byler died peacefully in her home, surrounded by family, on July 4, 2020 at 7:35 p.m. in Greenwood after battling pancreatic cancer. Glenda was born on Feb. 26, 1950 in Greenwood to Mark [...]

Marion B. White, 91

Marion B. White of Bridgeville passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. He was born in Laurel on Aug, 1, 1928, son of the late Marion I. and Sally Mae (McGee) White. [...]

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