Seipp honored as Nanticoke’s 2019 Nurse of the Year

SEAFORD – Nanticoke Memorial Hospital is recognizing Tanya Seipp as Nanticoke’s 2019 Nurse of the Year.  Ms. Seipp is a 30-year employee of the hospital, currently working as a registered nurse in the Emergency Department. She received the Nurse of the Year honor on May 8 as a part of National Nurses Week celebrations. “As […]

Traffic stop leads to drug discovery, police say

SEAFORD — A Seaford man was arrested on drug charges Friday after a traffic stop, authorities said. The Delaware State Police said 35-year-old Edwin D. Banks was pulled over after failing to stop at a stop sign at School Road and Concord Road at approximately 7 p.m. Mr. Banks then allegedly tried to hide a […]

Genshaw, Henderson, Santos capture Seaford city election

SEAFORD — Two incumbents — Mayor David Genshaw and councilman Dan Henderson — and challenger Jose Santos emerged victorious Saturday in the city of Seaford’s 2020 municipal election punctuated by majority absentee voting. Mayor Genshaw turned back the mayoral challenge of current city councilman James King by a 317 to 270 vote margin. “We had […]

Nanticoke Health Services to hold COVID-19 testing today

SEAFORD – Nanticoke Health Services will be conducting COVID-19 testing today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Frederick Douglass Elementary School, located at 1 Swain Road in Seaford. This testing event will utilize saliva-based test kits. Individuals are strongly encouraged to pre-register online. Individuals being tested are advised to not eat or drink anything, […]

Comment sought on proposed floodplain mapping

SEAFORD — The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is asking residents to review and comment on proposed floodplain mapping changes in the Clear Brook watershed.The proposed floodplain map changes for Clear Brook are being made because a recent evaluation found the Hearns Pond area floodplain is receding and areas downstream are slightly […]

New Gordmans stores in Milford, Seaford part of bankruptcy fallout

SUSSEX COUNTY — Economic fallout from COVID-19 has claimed new Gordmans stores in Seaford and Milford, retail links in the parent Stage Stores Inc. chain that has filed for bankruptcy. Houston-based Stage announced May 11 it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, having failed to find a buyer for the chain that includes Gordmans, Peebles, […]

Seaford city election set for Saturday

SEAFORD – What will probably go down as the most unusual municipal election in Seaford history is set for Saturday. With continued emphasis on absentee voting amid COVID-19, registered voters will decide three city government positions – mayor and two council terms. For mayor, current city councilman James King is challenging three-term mayor David Genshaw. […]

24-year Nanticoke nurse deals with virus challenges

SEAFORD — Fresh out of high school as a 1990 Lake Forest graduate, Debbie Lane wanted to pursue a career that would impact the lives of children. Her planned career path was social work. It didn’t pan out. “I wanted to be a social worker and work with children,” said Ms. Lane. “I was in […]

Seventh offense DUI follows domestic incident

SEAFORD – A 54-year-old male was charged with a seventh offense DUI after a physical domestic incident with his girlfriend on Sunday night, authorities said. Bretley W. Knox was seen driving a truck erratically after Delaware State Police were dispatched to the 6000 block of Woodland Ferry Road around 9:40 p.m. According to police, witness […]

Seaford arrests include gun, drug charges

SEAFORD — A loaded handgun, ammunition, marijuana and suspected heroin were found in a vehicle after police responded to a suspicious activity report Friday, Seaford Police spokesman Master Cpl. Eric Chambers said. Myles Andrews, 18, of Seaford, and Deshawn Reed, 24, of Laurel, were seen in a vehicle parked in a fire lane at Meadowbridge […]