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Category 2 tornado rips through Laurel area, causing widespread damage

April 18th, 2019|Categories: SEAFORD|

Sussex County, including concentrated areas near Laurel, was impacted heavily by a very strong weather band that resulted in significant tornado activity in the early morning hours of Monday, April 15.

Investigators with the National Weather Service said on Monday afternoon that the tornado that hit near Laurel and along the U.S. 9 corridor […]

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Charles S. ‘Steve’ Dewey, 68

Charles S. “Steve” Dewey of Seaford, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019. Steve was retired from the Navy and served in Vietnam. He was a Life Member of the American Legion in Seaford and the [...]

Tommy Carlton Wilkins, 75

Tommy Carlton Wilkins of Seaford, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Berlin, Md., he was the son of the late Carlton and Ethel Wilkins. [...]

Dr. Michael K. Smith, 63

Dr. Michael K. Smith of Seaford, passed away peacefully surrounded by those he loved at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford on Friday, April 12, 2019, after a courageous fight against cancer. Born in Washington, [...]

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Picnic at the VFW

The Greenwood VFW Post 7478 will hold to a picnic to honor veterans at noon on Saturday, May 18. All veterans and their families are invited to attend. There will be special recognition for the post 9/11 veterans.

Seaford Library

  • Poetry Slam – Celebrate the library’s 2nd Annual Seaford Slam featuring Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Albert Mills, the 17th Poets Laureate of Delaware, as they discuss their inspiring methods of advocating poetry throughout the state. Bring your best poetry to slam and compete against other performers. The Slam begins at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 26. In order to participate, you must email your chosen poetry piece totheresa.kowalski@lib.de.us by April 19. Open to all ages.
  • Painting with Barbarann – Enjoy an evening of painting and wine with local artist Barbarann Fagley on Friday, May 10 at 6 p.m. as she guides us through the creation of an Eastern Shore landscape. This is a 21+adults only fundraiser for the library. Tickets are limited and are available for purchase at the library circulation desk. Cost is $30 per person and includes a complimentary two-drink maximum.

Mental Health Open House

NAMI Delaware will hold a free Mental Health Open House from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 27, at St. John’s UMC, 300 Pine St., Seaford.

Join us for an opportunity to learn more about the mental health resources that are available in Sussex County for individuals and their families. There will be a panel presentation of resources and discussion regarding mental health concerns. All members of the community are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Registration is encouraged. Call 888-427-2643, email rvolz@namide.org or visit namidelaware.org.

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