Meet the Lake Forest School Board Candidate: Phillip Thomas

Phillip Thomas is running for the At-Large seat on the Lake Forest School District’s School Board. Other candidate Q&As can be found here: Austin Auen and Stephanie Justiniano Johnson. Phillip Thomas Age: 40 Occupation: Police sergeant Educational Background: “Graduate of Lake Forest and furthered my education at Delaware State University for a year and a half […]

Meet the Lake Forest School Board Candidate: Stephanie Justiniano Johnson

Stephanie Justiniano Johnson is running for the At-Large seat on the Lake Forest School District’s School Board. Other candidate Q&As can be found here: Phillip Thomas and Austin Auen. Stephanie Justiniano Johnson  Age: 42 Occupation: Assistant director for DelDOT’s Division of Planning Educational Background: “Just finished my last class for BS in Business Administration, Wesley College” […]

Meet the Lake Forest School Board Candidate: Austin Auen

Austin Auen is running for the At-Large seat on the Lake Forest School District’s School Board. Other candidate Q&As can be found here: Phillip Thomas and Stephanie Justiniano Johnson. Austin Auen Age: 20 Occupation: Real estate agent Educational Background: High School Diploma in 2015, plans to graduate from Wilmington University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in […]

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 […]

Get to know the town: Santa and Mrs. Claus

MILFORD — Every year, Santa and Mrs. Claus see hundreds of children inside the Santa House located in downtown Milford with the help of Downtown Milford, Inc.’s promotion committee. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived to their Milford-based Santa House this year Saturday, Nov. 26 during Small Business Saturday. Since then, they have visited with children […]

Get to know the town: Willa Mae Woodbury

Name: Willa Mae Woodbury Age: 76-years-old Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa. and moved to Harrington seven years ago. Occupation: Retired. Previous occupation: “Restaurant owner for 22 years and did a little care giving. I worked in the Harrington Senior Center kitchen for a while, too.” Tell us about your restaurant? “It was Willa’s Inn. [We served] food. […]

Get to know the town: Savannah Henderson

HARRINGTON – Savannah Henderson walks the halls of Lake Forest Central Elementary School right along with her fifth grade peers. But she has one homework assignment most others can’t yet fathom: running her own business. Her mother Gail Henderson says Savannah has made “probably about 100 skirts and at least 40-50 dresses and costumes by […]

Get to know the town: Shannon Harris

Pastor Shannon Harris is a licensed local pastor for Trinity and Prospect United Methodist Churches in Harrington. She’s also a hairdresser with a passion to walk with people through all life stages. Get to know Pastor Shannon Harris in this week’s feature: Name: Shannon Harris Age: 45-years- old Hometown: Millsboro Educational background: Earned a HS […]

Representative districts 33, 35 head to primaries

Delaware Representative District 33 Delaware Representative District 33 encompasses areas around Milford, Houston, Felton, Frederica and Magnolia. Republicans Morgan Hudson, Robert Scott and Charles Postles, Jr. are all vying for the chance to run in the regular elections in November. This seat is currently vacant after the death of Representative Harold J. “Jack” Peterman in […]

Get to know the town: Dr. Jesse Riggin

Name: Jesse Riggin Age: 35-years- old Hometown: Middletown Occupation: Chiropractor Educational background: Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in biochemistry from the University of Delaware in 2010. Then attended the National College of Natural Medicine and transferred to Western States Chiropractic School. Tell us about your family? “I grew up in […]