A town bids farewell
Citizens gathered last Wednesday to honor Roberta Glenn, retiring after 11 years as Delmar’s town manager. Glenn assured everyone that she will still be a part of Delmar as she helps her husband with their new business on US 13, Delmar Doughboys Food and Fun Factory.
Bi-Staters' Coffee Talk
St. Stephens Church will have a spaghetti dinner Saturday, January 26, 4 to 7 p.m. in Camelot Hall at the church, sponsored by the Council on Ministries. Carry-outs and admission for adults will be $6.50. Admission for ages 6 to 12 will be $3. Children under 6 will be admitted free.
Tickets are available from any council member, church office or at the door.
Happy birthday to Kesha Wallace, who will celebrate her birthday Jan. 27, from your friends at Wawa.
Our deepest sympathy to the family of Walter “Trae” Cohee of Mardela Springs. He was one of the Marines whose helicopter crashed on Saturday, Jan. 19, in Afghanistan.
Saturday, Jan. 12, was a busy day for Boy Scout Troop #174. The boys arrived in Middletown at about 8 a.m. to attend a Merit Badge College at the Middletown High School. This is an event where the boys spend two Saturdays working on various merit badges. The event was attended by almost 700 boys from Delmarva Council. At the end of the day, the troop drove up to the University of Delaware in Newark to see the Blue Hens trounce Rhode Island 6 - 0 in ice hockey. After the hockey game, the boys ice skated until 10 p.m.
Michael Zimmerman is the 2002 school champion of the National Geography Bee. Megan Reed finished second and Christopher Slavens placed third. Michael will go on to compete at the state level.
Amber Dorman has been selected for the 2002 Delaware All-State Band.
The Middle School Math League Team placed third in the January meet. After December, Rebecca Mir was tied for first place in the region in individual competition.
The following students were winners of the annual Children’s Christmas Book Competition in Art. First place - Sara El-Baff and Scarlett Adkins; second place - Laura Sinthavong and Ashley Brummell; and third place - Ashley Bailey and Danielle Dykes.
The eighth grade computer classes assisted Santa Claus this year by responding to letters from second and third graders at the elementary school. The program was a huge success.
The Key Club, with the help of the Kiwanis, donated $800 to needy families for presents. Members volunteered on Dec. 15, helping the families, and visited the nursing home on Dec. 18, singing carols, playing games and simply talking to the residents.
Spanish students of the month are, Spanish I: Stephen Mariner, Christine Melvin and Ashley Johnson. Conversational Spanish: Lance Entsminger. AP Spanish: Danielle Holston.
Randy Hovatter is the eighth grade English student of the month.
The following students have been selected to participate in a new Youth Development Forum sponsored by the State Department of Education: April Bailey, Hannah Dewey, Crystal Hill, Amber Tamositis and Nikki Renshaw. Graduate Robbie Davidson also participated in the forum.