On left, Seaford Mayor Dan Short watches a package of scrapple fly during the annual Mayors’ Apple-Scrapple Challenge at last weekend’s Apple-Scrapple Festival in Bridgeville. Short, the defending champion, was defeated this year by the mayor from Fenwick Island. On right, Richard Hayes and Linda Boyles make a scrapple sandwich at the Bridgeville Senior Center booth in the center of activity on Saturday morning. About 1,700 sandwiches were served by volunteers at the booth during the festival.

Photos by Ronald MacArthur

The thrill of scrapple



BIG EVENT - Charlie Daniels is coming to the area for a benefit concert to support Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Page 10.

BIG SALE - It’s official. The Uncle Willie’s stores are sold. Page 16.

PLANT HIRING - It’s good news that INVISTA is hiring 40 full-time employees. Page 18.

DONATION - Local historian Wright Robinson makes a donation to the Seaford Museum. Page 21.

REUNION - Former Comfort employees gather to honor founder John C. Hopkins. Pages 26-27.

MENTORS NEEDED - The Seaford School District HOSTS program is in need of volunteer mentors. Page 33.

TOUGH LOSS - The Woodbridge football team falls short in its upset bid over Laurel on the last play of the game. Page 37.

AWARENESS - This is Breast Cancer Awareness Week Page 46.

Blades, Bridgeville change meetings
The regular monthly meeting of the Commissioners of Bridgeville will be Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall, 101, North Main St., Bridgeville. The meeting is open to the public.

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The Blades Town Council monthly meeting has been rescheduled for Oct. 20, at 7 p.m., at Hardin Hall because the regularly scheduled meeting conflicted with Columbus Day.

Fire Museum dedication is this Sunday
The Seaford Volunteer Fire Department Museum and its prize-winning Antique Fire Engine #1 will be officially open and housed with a dedication ceremony and open house at the museum on High Street in downtown Seaford on Sunday, Oct. 18, starting at 2 p.m. The event ends at 5 p.m.