• ‘One Laurel’ finalizes plans for community mural at Dunbar

    Community members in Laurel are on a fast-track to provide an educational and aesthetically pleasing display created on an outside wall of the Paul L. Dunbar Community Center. Formerly home to the Paul Laurence Dunbar Elementary School, the building now houses First State Community [...]

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The Id, the Ego, and the Superego

July 22nd, 2021|

We have heard about the riots that sometimes break out in Europe after soccer matches. Often we wonder why people can react so severely to a sporting match. It is actually predictable behavior.About 100 years ago Sigmund Freud wrote about the id, the ego and the superego. The id is the pleasure principle. It drives us to get what we want. Impulse buyers are driven by the id. That is true whether they can afford it or not.Infants present a good example of the id. They cry when they want something. It is up to the parents to determine what it is they want. They will continue crying until they get it. It might be food. It might be a diaper change. It simply might be wanting to be held.The ego is the reality principle. The ego controls much of our adult behavior. It controls our impulse to buy if we cannot afford it. It knows that you can’t have everything you want at the exact time that you want it. Thus infants learn to eat at certain times. They learn to sleep at certain times.The superego is the moral principle. The id may crave things. The ego may [...]


Vacation Bible School

July 22nd, 2021|

Church of God of Prophecy will hold Vacation Bible School, “All Aboard with Jesus”, Mon. - Wed., Aug. 2, 3, and 4 from 6-8 p.m. at 22699 Bridgeville Hwy., Seaford. Ages birth - 13 welcome. Pastor is Brent Smith. Contact 302-846-3253 for more information.

Hour of Power

July 22nd, 2021|

Join Soul Outreach Christian Church and Ministries for another Hour of Power in the Park at the Market Street Square Park in Laurel on Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. The speaker is Presiding Prelate Bishop Weldon M. Johnson and the host pastor is Rev. Dedra Martin. Bring your lawn chair. 


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Julian “Joe” Tune, 72

Julian “Joe” Tune of Seaford passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021.Joe retired from the DuPont Company in Seaford. He was a Vietnam veteran, a member of the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department, and a member [...]

Charlotte Lee Givens, 81

Charlotte Lee Givens of Bethel passed away peacefully in her home of 51 years, as she had wished on July 12, 2021 after a long illness. Charlotte was born on April 17, 1940, to Harold [...]

David Sacks, 98

David Sacks of Seaford passed away on July 13, 2021. His family and the many people who knew him throughout his long and fulfilling life will miss him. Born on July 29, 1922 in Kansas [...]

Edward “Eddie” William Gordon, Jr., 51

Edward “Eddie” William Gordon, Jr. died Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at his home in Berlin due to complications from ALS. Born in Silver Spring, Md., he was the son of the late Kathryn Mae Anderson [...]

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