Seaford man arrested for burglary early Sunday morning

SEAFORD — In the early hours of Sunday morning, the Delaware State Police arrested Gregory Wilson, a 36-year-old Seaford man, for burglary. At around 1:34 a.m. on Sunday morning, troopers responded to reports of a burglary on Orange Blossom Lane in Seaford. There, they made contact with a 42-year-old victim who said that when she […]

Seaford: Traffic stop leads to ammunition and gun charges

SEAFORD — A traffic stop on Saturday night in Seaford led to the seizure of drugs and ammunition and the arrest of one local man. At around 7:07 p.m. on Saturday night, troopers pulled over Randall Hill Jr. of Seaford who they observed engaging in criminal activity prior to the stop. A search of Hill’s […]

Early-morning shooting kills one in Seaford

SEAFORD — The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is conducting a death investigation stemming from a shooting that happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in front of a bar in Seaford. The incident happened at about 1:07 a.m. on Friday morning. Troopers responded to a fight in progress and shots fired in the […]

Signs mark Seaford schools’ place in history

SEAFORD — Markers now stand in salute to the historical significance of two buildings in the Seaford School District built in the 1920s through entrepreneur/businessman Pierre S. duPont’s school rebuilding program. In a low-key installation Tuesday, Delaware Public Archives markers were set in place on the grounds of Seaford Middle School and Frederick Douglass Elementary […]

Nanticoke River

Bernard W. Carr photographed this view of the Nanticoke River from the Seaford-Blades bridge on a clear day.

Georgetown man sought following domestic incident

SEAFORD — A 25-year-old man was sought on felony domestic-related charges following an alleged incident early Wednesday, Delaware State Police Cpl. Jason Hatchell said. Police said a 39-year-old woman was driving when her vehicle was chased and struck from behind by another vehicle at the intersection of Middleford and Old Furnace roads. Her vehicle went […]

Nanticoke Hospital awarded $1.6 million

SEAFORD — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will provide $1.6 million to Nanticoke Hospital to help it respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nanticoke did not initially receive funding through the federal CARES Act, prompting the members of Delaware’s congressional delegation to reach out to the HHS secretary. “Nanticoke, as a rural Medicare […]

Healthgrades ranks Nanticoke Memorial in top 5% for patient safety

SEAFORD — Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford has made the grade among hospitals nationwide with an encore performance as the recipient of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award. This distinction places Nanticoke among the top 5% of all short-term, acute-care hospitals reporting patient safety data, as evaluated by Healthgrades, aresource connecting consumers, physicians and […]

Frankford man arrested in domestic incident

SEAFORD — A 26-year-old Frankford was arrested on multiple charges Friday following investigation into a physical domestic incident two days earlier, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Troopers investigated a reported incident in the 27000 block of Holly at approximately 12:37 a.m. and learned that Alfred Wescott had allegedly broken into his […]

Retiring hospital administrator Brown reflects on navigating Nanticoke

SEAFORD — At 66, retirement has arrived for Thomas E. Brown, whose vision was instrumental in lifting Nanticoke Memorial Hospital from troubled waters and whose leadership and guidance spearheaded significant growth of the Nanticoke Physician Network. After 19 years with Nanticoke’s health care family, during which he wore many hats with multiple titles, Mr. Brown’s […]