HONORED VOLUNTEERS. Nanticoke Little League recognized volunteers Frank Callaway, Jack Riddle, Bill Alston and Ronnie Palmer during its opening ceremonies Saturday. Palmer caught the first pitch from Bob Hodges while Alston umpired. Alston and Palmer coached the 1983 Senior League All-Star team which was honored on its 20th anniversary, while Hodges’ late son, John, was a member of the team. From left: Riddle, Alston and Palmer. Callaway was not present at the time of the picture. Related photos on page 36.

Photo by Mike McClure



Post Office holding food drive - The Postal Service, in conjunction with the National Association of Letter Carriers, will be collecting non-perishable food items on Saturday, May 10, for distribution to Food Banks in Delaware. All food items collected in the Seaford area will be sent to the Saint John’s Food Bank for distribution to the needy in the community, said Robert M. Kern, Postmaster. Although items will be collected from your mailbox on May 10 only, you can make a donation and deposit your non-perishable items in the lobby of the Seaford Post Office from Wednesday, May 7, through Monday, May 12. Items for pickup at your home or business should be placed at your mail box for your letter carrier who will deposit them at the Post Office collection point for delivery to the food bank. Any questions may be addressed to Postmaster Kern at 628-3441.

Senior Olympics - The end of this month, Earl Radding at 91 will participate in his sixth national Senior Olympics. Page 4

Fatal accident - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Thursday, May 1, on Sussex 78. Page 9.

Spring gala - Delaware Technical & Community College presented its annual Spring Gala, “Starry Starry Night.” Page 10

Mustang Club - The Lower Delaware Mustang Club is a non-profit car club with 70+ members who work to help local charities. Page 11

Relay for Life - The Relay for Life begins May 16 at Soroptimist’s Park, Seaford. Join in the fight against Cancer. Page 15

Heroes Fund - The Nanticoke Rotary Club will sponsor a golf tournament to benefit the Heroes Fund. Page 33