Southern Delaware Street Rod Association holds 28th annual Rod & Custom Jamboree

HARRINGTON — After missing the first Rod & Custom Jamboree hosted by the Southern Delaware Street Rod Association, the Smith’s knew they couldn’t miss another. They’ve parked their custom car on Smith Street at the Delaware State Fairgrounds ever since. Don Smith and his wife Kathy drive down each year from Lancaster, Pa. to the […]

Harrington Public Library to see growth, new programs

HARRINGTON — A decision has finally been made. Monday, April 3, members of the Harrington City Council approved the acquisition of the new Harrington Public Library location: a currently empty field between Lake Forest South Elementary School and Friendship Village. Half of the $205,000 asking price will come from state funds, according to John Phillos […]

Lake Forest Drama Club to perform comedy musical

FELTON — Golden Globe nominated film “Sister Act” will soon appear in an auditorium nearby, according to teachers in the Lake Forest High School music department. “It’s been a while since Lake put on a full musical,” Chorus and Theatre Director Elise Matalavage said. “It’s exciting and the community support has been amazing.” Almost 40 […]

Bounce with excitement over these local Easter Egg Hunts

It’s that time of year again when bunnies are hopping and the candy is dropping! Check out our list of Easter Egg hunts and let us know where you’ll be hunting in the next week or two. Are we missing your holiday event? Send it to us on Facebook or at mc@newszap.com. SATURDAY, APRIL 8 […]

Film crew visits Milford to hear of Nazi treasure discovery

MILFORD — Half a world away, Richard Mootz once discovered a treasure filled with gold and art that would intrigue the world for years to come. Now a resident at Milford Place, formerly known as The Heritage, Mr. Mootz can relax knowing he was the catalyst that set in motion an operation to return the […]

New museum opens, dedicated to Leroy Calhoun

HARRINGTON — The late Leroy Calhoun once again plays a key role in archiving the history of the Harrington Fire Company. His wife, Doris, was at the fire hall last week for the ladies auxiliary annual appreciation dinner when she found out the company’s new small museum would be dedicated in Mr. Calhoun’s memory. “I […]

Get to know the town: Lizzy Howell

Lizzy Howell of Milford didn’t anticipate worldwide attention when she uploaded a video of herself twirling in her dance studio last November. To the 15-year-old’s surprise, her video went viral. To date, Lizzy, a plus-size dancer, has been featured in Teen Vogue, Elle, Women’s Health Magazine, People, Today and Cosmopolitan Magazine. She squeezed those interviews […]

Food drive yields 2,600 items

HARRINGTON — Harrington Raceway and Casino partnered with the Food Bank of Delaware’s Milford branch for what they called “an enormously successful food drive.” The third annual “Give and Receive Day” held on Boxing Day, Dec. 26, aimed to build on the success of past food drives. According to Matt Sparacino of the Harrington Raceway […]

Relay for Life to host kick-off, team sign-up event

MILFORD — Hoping to jumpstart 2017 with a bang, Milford’s Relay for Life committee is planning a kick- off and team sign-up event in anticipation of the relay’s 20th year. The organizing committee, co-lead by Ellen Hall and Connie Pusey, joined by other committee chairs and teams, will host the event Tuesday, Jan. 10 at […]

Local Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years of cookie sales

DELAWARE – Girl Scouts across the nation announced the start of the 2017 cookie season, which marks the 100th year of the first known sale of cookies by Girl Scouts. A century ago, girls started participating in what would evolve into the largest entrepreneurial training program for girls in the world: the Girl Scout Cookie […]