Seaford police dub distracted driving campaign a success

SEAFORD — The Seaford Police Department issued 247 citations and made four arrests as part of a non-traditional distracted driving operation conducted in June and July. Carried out in response to more than 80 calls involving distracted driving over a three-month period, the operation saw 114 citations for cell phone use and 89 for other […]

Dagsboro names Seaford Lt. Flood new police chief

DAGSBORO — The town of Dagsboro has turned to the city of Seaford for its next police chief. Steven Flood, a lieutenant and 20-year member of the Seaford Police Department, will assume the Dagsboro chief’s position on Monday, Aug. 5 as the successor to Chief Floyd Toomey, who is ending 32 years in law enforcement […]

New Business: New and improved Seaford McDonald’s now open

SEAFORD — Egg McMuffins and Big Macs are now being served at Seaford’s longtime Golden Arches landmark. The brand new Seaford McDonald’s restaurant recently opened, following four-plus months of construction from the ground up. The old McDonald’s closed and was demolished in early February. The new restaurant, which is nestled at the familiar corner-spot at […]

Man sought after Seaford home burglary

SEAFORD — A 33-year-old Seaford man was sought in connection with a residential burglary on May 30, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. The incident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. whentroopers were dispatched to a residence in the 26000 block of Lonesome Road, police said, Upon arrival, it was determined that the […]

Domestic related assault alleged in Seaford

SEAFORD — A 28-year-old Seaford man was charged in connection with a domestic related assault, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred Wednesday at approximately 3:22 p.m. when troopers were dispatched to the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in reference to a person who had been physically assaulted. Upon arrival, […]

Seaford traffic stop yields drug arrests

SEAFORD – Two drug arrests followed a Wednesday afternoon traffic stop on Middleford Road, Delaware State Police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said. Wilbur L. Doughty, 29, of Georgetown, and Nicole M. Millman, 30, of Dover both face several charges, authorities said investigation revealed shortly after 2 p.m. May 29, the Delaware State Police Sussex County […]

Scenic Delaware: On the Nanticoke

Ross Station wedding has family ties to former governor

SEAFORD — Her wedding day is fast approaching and for Morgan Bell of Seaford the ceremony/reception venue is literally “relative” with family ties. Since she was a little girl, Ms. Bell, now 23, has dreamed of getting married at Ross Mansion – a pre-Civil War plantation built by 19th century Delaware Gov. William Henry Harrison […]

Women’s health awareness, downtown Seaford focus of Live for Chocolate

SEAFORD — Pink and chocolate were just about everywhere in downtown Seaford on May 3. It was all part of the 6th annual Live for Chocolate, a fun-filled, community-oriented event promoting women’s health awareness – and revitalization of Seaford’s downtown business district. Nanticoke Health Services, Western Sussex Chamber of Commerce and the city of Seaford […]

Letter to the Editor: Pitiful turnout for Seaford municipal election

Special congratulations to Matt MacCoy for his election to Seaford’s City Council on April 20. And congratulations to Jose Santos on a good showing and the willingness to run for elected office. The 295 voters also deserve kudos for exercising their right to vote. But isn’t it pitiful that only 295 people voted — less […]