Bill Farley

Bill Farley

10dsn Veterans Trust Fund2

Joseph Pflumm, far right, is pictured with his family on graduation day at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot on Jan. 27, 2006 in Parris Island, South Carolina. Also pictured are, from left, brother Jayson Pflumm, grandmother Virginia Kachnic, sister Liza Pflumm and niece Alexis Pflumm. (Submitted photo)

10dsn Veterans Trusf Fund1

Former United States Marine Joseph Pflumm plays music inside his Hartly home. After a December auto accident left him unable to work or go to school, which halted benefits, the Friends of Delaware Veterans Inc. stepped in to provide some needed help. (Delaware State News/Marc Clery)


Robert W. Callahan Jr.

23dsn IHOP

From left, Mashoor Awad, franchise owner of six IHOPs and one Pie Five donated $5,000 to the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund Wednesday. Friends of Delaware Veterans President Dave Skocik and Vice President Paul Davis accepted the check on the fund’s behalf. (Delaware State News/Ashton Brown)


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A sign warns motorists on U.S. 113 south of Dover Air Force Base that highways were restricted to only essential drivers Saturday. (Special to The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh)

20dsn happy dogs reunion

James Pack considers it a miracle that nobody adopted Blaze, left, and Bailey during the 90 days they were being held at the First State Animal Center and SPCA. (Submitted/Lindsay Carrothers)

20dsn happy dogs reindeer

Bailey, left, and Blaze are Labrador-pit bull mix. Bailey will be 2 Christmas Eve and Blaze will turn 3 in January. (Submitted/Lindsay Carrothers)

20dsn happy dogs hugs

James Pack with his two “babies,” Blaze and Bailey. (Submitted/Lindsay Carrothers)