Woodland Ferry Association receives grant.
The Woodland Ferry Association (WFA) has received grant moneys from the State of Delaware for improvements at the Woodland Ferry.
EMT Corp. of Greenwood is boring horizontal utility chases for the
Laurel entrance to the Woodland Ferry. Annual
Night Out Against Crime Tuesday in Seaford
The Seaford Police Department and the Delaware State Police invite
members of the community to join in the 16th Annual National Night
Out, Tuesday, Aug. 3, from 5-8 p.m.
The outing will be held on the grounds of Seaford Central Elementary
School on North Market Street. The events will include a joint demonstration
with Seaford and state police K-9, a demonstration by the Seaford
P.D. motorcycle unit, a demonstration by the state police Bomb Unit
robot, a visit from McGruff the Crime Dog, and children's games. A
police radar will be set up to clock the speeds of participants' pitching
at the baseball diamond. Officers also will be fingerprinting children.
State police will have vehicles showcasing the latest crime-fighting
equipment, including the helicopter, the evidence collection van,
the command post, the community policing mobile unit, and a patrol
car equipped with an on-board computer. Families won't have to leave
at dinner time because hot dogs, hamburgers, and sodas will be available
Other exhibits will include:
Residents throughout the country are asked to lock their doors, turn
on their outdoor lights, and spend the evening with their neighbors
and police. "We encourage neighbors to network in their communities
once they return from the America's Night Out festivities," a spokesperson
Information on bicycle safety from the University of Delaware
Cooperative Extension office;
Educational materials on a variety of public safety topics from
the Western Sussex Boys' and Girls' Club;
Bicycle driver's licenses from AmeriHealth First;
Lessons on "stop, drop and roll" from the Seaford Fire Department
Information on home security from a locksmith;
Other branches of public safety.
Night Out is designed to:
Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness
Generate support for and participation in local crime-fighting
Strengthen neighborhood spirit and the partnership between communities
and the police, and to
Send a message to criminals that neighbors are organized to look
out for one another and are prepared to fight back.