THE SPIRIT OF GIVING.

Many area groups were involved with holiday giving projects. In the photo at left Jack Hollis and Michelle Cummings of the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club pose with some of the more than 5,500 cans and food items collected in Seaford schools during the Sharing and Caring Food Drive. All food went to Associated Charities. Members of the Seaford Police Department adopted more than a dozen residents of local nursing homes and surprised them with gifts. In the photo at right Officer Phil Rockwell plays "Santa" with Rodney Boyd at Genesis Elder-Care.

Photos by Ron MacArthur.

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Deadly combination
- Alcohol-related fatalities in Delaware are on the rise. If you're going to drink, don't drive. Pages 10-11

Mixed feelings
- Notification that a local restaurant is seeking to obtain a license to sell liquor resurrected some mixed feeling at a recent Seaford City Council meeting. Page 2

Counting votes
- Delaware does not have a chad problem thanks to the foresight of Dept. of Election officials. Page 4

Cancer alert
- Breast Cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. Young women need to know how to minimize the risk of serious consequences. Page 12

Delmarva Auto Alley
- Pages 26-27