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 […]

Seaford police department promotes Rapa to deputy chief

SEAFORD — The city of Seaford Police Department Monday announced the promotion of Sgt. Michael C. Rapa, a 22-year departmental veteran, to the position of deputy chief of police. The promotion is effective Feb. 11. Dep. Chief Rapa was hired by the Seaford Police Department and graduated from the Delaware State Police Academy in 1998. […]

Nanticoke to partner with Peninsula Regional Health System

SEAFORD — After an 18-month search, Nanticoke Health Services, based in Seaford, has announced that it will affiliate with Peninsula Regional Health System to delivery health care and enhance medical services for residents in Sussex County. “For more than 65 years, Nanticoke’s singular mission has been to provide for the healthcare needs of the western […]

Arrests follow Seaford vehicle incident

SEAFORD — Two arrests followed a Saturday incident where police said a box of drugs were allegedly tossed from a vehicle during an attempted police stop, Seaford Police spokesman Senior Cpl. Eric Chambers said. A passenger was allegedly seen throwing a box on Norman Eskridge Highway, authorities said. According to police, the box contained six […]

KKK fliers distributed in Kent, Sussex towns

SEAFORD — Free speech rights allowed the recent distribution of racially charged Ku Klux Klan fliers locally, Seaford Police learned Tuesday. Authorities earlier had asked the Delaware Department of Justice to evaluate the legality of the messages in clear plastic bags placed at three locations in town on Sunday through Monday, and then received word […]

Letter to the Editor: Hate and fear after midterms

I am stricken by all the hate and fear in recent OpEd pieces surrounding the 2018 midterm elections. One pointedly suggested that anyone who hates Donald Trump must hate America. While confused about the definition, another claimed Democrats are becoming fascists. Such thoughts/words demonize people with whom these writers disagree. Opponents become BAD or EVIL […]