AUTHORS, BOOKS, BUT WHERE’S THE BUYERS? Joe Bernstein, Salisbury, Md., (left) and Tom Robinson, Federalsburg, Md., were two of 12 authors who took part in the book-signing party at the Ross Mansion Saturday. Organizers for the event were disappointed in the turnout and say that they will not host another book-signing party. See story, page 2.

Photos by Lynn R. Parks



City Hall - Seaford officials are moving forward with plans to erect a new City Hall. Page 3

Charity Ball - The Laurel Community Foundation will sponsor a “Bicentennial Charity Ball” on Nov. 30. Page 6

Nanticoke homes - The new owners of the Nanticoke Homes plant plan to be constructing houses by the second week in January. Page 8

Roll changes - DuPont on Monday named C. Bland Dickey plant manager for the DuPont Edge Moor site. Brenda A. Wilson, 39, will succeed him as Seaford plant manager. Page 9

Protest - Despite some protest, developers of a property along US 13A are preparing to build a 7,000-square-foot liquor store. Page 9

Cancer Care - The new Cancer Care Center is installing a Varian Medical Systems “Clinic 2100” Linear Accelerator. Page 12

Foundation - Individuals, families and businesses can become grantmakers. Page 14

Top award - A Woodbridge student is one of 12 finalists in a nationwide program. Page 18

Variety - Put variety into your life Thanksgiving day. Prepare your turkey a new way. Page 28

Child porn - Police are looking for additional victims in a child pornography case. Page 35.

Freak mishap - A hook is lodged in the face of a man who is victim of a freak mishap. Page 35

Thanksgiving break - Morning Star Publications’ office will be closed next Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving.