Seaford motorist dies in two-vehicle crash

BRIDGEVILLE — A 67-year-old Seaford female died in a two-vehicle crash when her vehicle was struck after pulling into an intersection, Delaware State Police said. The female pulled her 2012 Volkswagen Jetta forward from a stop sign on Apple Tree Road and was struck by a 2006 Ford, E250 Econoline van at approximately 9:33 a.m., […]

Three young Seaford men killed in a single-vehicle crash

BRIDGEVILLE – Three Seaford men died early Sunday in a single-vehicle crash near Bridgeville. Delaware State Police identified the deceased as Matthew Tull, 26; his brother, Jacob Tull, 23; and 23-year-old Austin Moore, the driver of the 1998 Mercedes E320 involved in the crash. State police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the crash occurred […]

Laurel man, 62, dies in vehicle crash

BRIDGEVILLE — A 62-year-old Laurel man died in a single vehicle crash Wednesday night, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred at approximately 6:40 p.m., when a 2018 Dodge Caravan was traveling southbound on Sussex Highway (U.S. 13), north of Newton Road (U.S. 404). For unknown reasons, the […]

Apple Scrapple Festival to serve up fun in Bridgeville

BRIDGEVILLE — Twenty-eight years ago, a small group of Bridgeville residents organized a festival to be held on the second full weekend of October. The festival was named Apple-Scrapple because apples and scrapple were produced in Bridgeville. Year after year, the festival has expanded into what it is today. The festival kicks off Friday at […]

Sussex athlete using bikes to ‘bridge the gap’ with special needs kids

BRIDGEVILLE — He was hooked almost immediately. Before he even got on a bike, Harrison Barnes knew BMX racing was something he wanted to be doing. “The first time I ever went to a BMX track I was 12,” he said. “I just watched the first night and then I went back home, and I […]

Drug dealing arrest in Bridgeville

BRIDGEVILLE — A 28-year-old Bridgeville man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly seen conducting drug transactions in the area, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. A two-month investigation led to charges against Jevontae L. Dale, authorities said. Police determined that Mr. Dale was allegedly selling narcotics from his vehicle, a black 2010 Nissan […]

Nanticoke’s dinner auction movin’ and groovin’ to the 70s

BRIDGEVILLE – Attendees at Nanticoke Health Foundation’s 33rd Dinner Auction will be boogieing to the 70s while supporting a worthy cause. Boogie Night Movin’ and Groovin’ 70s Style is set for Saturday, April 13 at Heritage Shores Clubhouse in Bridgeville. The event, which runs from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., features silent and live auctions […]

Dozens arrested in Coverdale Crossroads

BRIDGEVILLE — Dozens of arrests on hundreds of charges followed investigation into criminal activity in the Coverdale Crossroads community, Delaware State Police announced Tuesday night. Additionally, 44 court capiases for wanted persons were cleared during the operation that began Jan. 28, spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Police described the neighborhood as “a well-known open-air […]

Collaborative agreement puts community focus on development

BRIDGEVILLE – Strength in numbers is the collaborative approach in a partnership supporters hope will bring a positive facelift to the Coverdale area. Through a competitive process Messick Development has been chosen as the next focus community where the Sussex Housing Group will pool its collective resources to address community challenges and opportunities. A memorandum […]

Bridgeville shootings could be connected

BRIDGEVILLE — Two separate shooting incidents — one with injuries — in close proximity last weekend left investigators considering all possibilities, including that they may be connected. Shots fired south of Bridgeville were reported within about 21 hours of each other and roughly a mile apart, one on Coverdale Road and the other in the […]