Touching base: Annual ‘State of the Base’ briefing praises the bond between DAFB and Dover community

DOVER — Col. Joel W. Safranek has served as the commander of the 436th Airlift Wing at Dover Air Force Base for almost half a year. However, even in that brief of a time frame, he has learned first-hand that there is a special bond between the airmen at DAFB — also known as “Team […]

Noble’s Pond residents raise over $16,500 for MS

DOVER — Residents of Noble’s Pond recently came together for the seventh year to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society and have fun at the same time. Girls’ Night Out to Fight MS brought together Noble’s Pond residents, members of the Dover community and friends for a light-hearted “Pocketbook Bingo” competition, with entry fees […]

Willey Farms market gets outpouring of support after fire

TOWNSEND — Beep, beep, beep. Four days after fire destroyed Willey Farms, motorists passing by on U.S. 13 regularly honked to show support for the family-owned produce market, gift shop and nursery. On Friday morning Gretchen Willey-Gill put both hands to her chest and said her heart fluttered every time someone tooted their horn. “It […]

WSFS Bank branch in Wyoming to close in December

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WYOMING — Customers of the WSFS Bank in Wyoming received a surprise when they got a letter dated Nov. 1. The letter informed them that the long-time bank’s Wyoming branch will be closing for good on Dec. 28. The letter, signed by Shelly R. Kavanagh, vice president and regional manager for WSFS, stated: “We want […]

Wedding planning under one ‘barn’ roof at Smokey Hollow Bridal Show

SELBYVILLE — Calling all brides-to-be. Wedding day is a monumental occasion for a couple, family and friends, so obviously planning is paramount. Smokey Hollow — a picturesque wedding venue nestled on a private estate east of Selbyville a short drive from Delaware and Maryland beaches — is the stage that will bring wedding planning together […]

Smallwood receives KSI Employee of the Second Quarter 2018 award

William Smallwood of Camden recently received the Employee of the Second Quarter 2018 Award from KSI. Gaining skills and confidence through KSI’s Pre-Vocational program proved to Mr. Smallwood that KSI could be trusted to give him a chance. KSI helped him work through his struggles to overcome several barriers and challenges. His endurance and determination, […]

Harrington Raceway and Casino donation drive benefits Ronald McDonald House of Delaware

Harrington Raceway and Casino hosted a “Help A Child” donation drive that brought in more than 6 bulk pallet boxes filled with items to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware. There were nearly 1,700 customers that supported the October 14 supply drive, which was held from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., with an overwhelming […]

Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI) partners with First State Manufacturing on Santa House project

Santa and his helpers are preparing for the opening of the Santa House on Saturday, Nov. 24, in Downtown Milford, sponsored by Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI) This year, however, Santa received new helping hands from Milford’s own First State Manufacturing (FSM). FSM Production Manager, Edie Santoro, and a crew of 18 FSM employees, who volunteered […]

KSI presents 72 certificates for perfect attendance in August

KSI presented 72 certificates to individuals with perfect attendance in August.  Alphabetically recognized are:  Rosa Acevedo, Miguel Acevedo-Torres, Dale Adams, Gary Allen, Jason Anthony, Samsun Anthony, Dawan Atherley, Tevon Baines, Roy Baker, Amber Barr, Megan Behornar, Betina Bonville, Andre Brown, Brenden Brown, Richard Bryan, Brandyn Bryant-Davis, George Bull, Robert Bullock, Arthur Bunting, Michelle Burns, Patrick […]

New i.g. Burton facility to open in Milford

  MILFORD — i.g. Burton & Company Inc., has broken ground for their new state-of-the-art Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Fiat facility in Milford. The new building will be one of the first in the United States to feature a Jeep-alone dealership, and the only one of its kind on Delmarva. “When we started working […]