Riverfest weekend



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Marina ceremony - On Saturday, June 22, BEDCO officials, yacht club members, Blades Mayor B.J. Hardin and state officials will announce that the marina at Nanticoke River Marine Park in Blades is a reality. See B section

Complex dedication - Seaford’s new softball field was dedicated last week and the city is focusing on the next step. Page 2

Parking issue - Seaford’s council members support a change to allow additional parking along King Street. Page 4

Bioterrorism effort - Delaware’s bioterrorism plan will receive an additional $5.4 million in federal dollars. Page 5

DNA Index - Delaware has taken an important step in its efforts to solve crime as the state joins the National DNA Index System. Page 5

A banner year - The 152 cadets in the Seaford High School Navy Junior ROTC unit have enjoyed another banner year. Page 8

Housing help - Twenty families will build their own homes with the help of a $273,600 Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance Grant. Page 14

Sussex first - For the first time in the history of Sussex County an African-American woman has entered the race for State Senate. Page 11

Sun risk - We have known for quite some time that too much sun is bad for us. Children and young adults stand the greatest risk. Page 32