MacCoy wins city council seat in Seaford election

SEAFORD – After missing out in the city of Seaford’s 2018 election, Matt MacCoy emerged the winner Saturday in the 2019 municipal election. Mr. MacCoy landed the only open seat, topping Jose Antonio by a 169-126 vote margin to earn the three-year council term. He will take the council seat held for 12 years by […]

Scenic Delaware: On Williams Pond

Ray Hall of Seaford took this photo at Williams Pond in Seaford on March 17.

Seaford: Maryland teens charged following shooting incident

SEAFORD – City of Seaford police early Tuesday morning arrested three Maryland teens in their investigation of a shooting incident at Chandler Heights apartment complex. Upon arrival at about 1:30 a.m., March 27, Seaford police observed a vehicle quickly leaving in apartment complex and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, Seaford Police Department spokesman […]

Seaford brothers charged in residential burglary

SEAFORD – Delaware State Police arrested two brothers from Seaford in connection with a residential burglary that occurred March 20. The two suspects, Josh E. Holt, 32, and John K. Holt, 34, were both charged with Burglary Second Degree Dwelling, Conspiracy Second Degree, Theft Under $1,500 and Criminal Mischief, according to state police spokeswoman Master […]

Two arrested for reckless endangering

SEAFORD – Delaware State Police made two arrests Saturday in connection with a reckless endangering incident. Troopers were dispatched to the 26900 block of Sussex Highway shortly after 3 p.m. March 23 in response to the hit-and-run complaint and found a BMW in a ditch, state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. State police […]

Seaford motorist dies from crash injuries

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SEAFORD — A 79-year-old Seaford woman died Monday from injuries suffered in a March 6 automobile crash, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Sandra E. Johnson was in critical condition when transported via the DSP Aviation Unit to Christiana Hospital. Her 2005 Pontiac Vibe vehicle was struck in the rear as it […]

Commentary: Everyone pays real estate taxes for education

This email is in response to the letter appearing in Sunday’s edition of the Delaware State News from Carol Draine, a resident of Millsboro. (“Everyone should pay”) It is obvious Ms. Draine has never been a landlord, and she obviously has no idea how a landlord goes about setting the monthly rent. This obvious lack […]

Scenic Delaware: Rolling on the river

Dave Asche of Seaford took this photo on the upper Nanticoke River on Jan. 11.

Restaurant incidents brings two arrests

SEAFORD — Two Maryland residents were arrested on theft and conspiracy charges Tuesday following an incident at Grotto’s Pizza on Sussex Highway, Seaford Police spokesman Senior Cpl. Eric Chambers said. Schuyler A. Sutton, 28, and Summer B. Bueso-Shinn, 27, allegedly left the restaurant without paying their bill, police said. Officers were called to the scene […]

Seaford Police chief resigns to seek ‘new opportunity’

SEAFORD — Seaford Police Chief Robert Kracyla has tendered his resignation, effective March 2. Mr. Kracyla, who served for nearly a year, submitted his resignation to the city manager on Monday. He outlined his reasons for the resignation as new opportunity, which is closer to his family, according to a city news release. “We are […]