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Milford City Councilman Jason James

by Terry Rogers     On Monday, January 28, Jason James was sworn in as 4th Ward Councilman at the regular meeting of Milford City Council. Councilman James replaced James Starling who retired from the position that evening. At the meeting, Mayor Archie Campbell explained that Councilman Starling would complete the remainder of Councilman Starling’s […]

Sheaffer to Retire March 31

By Terry Rogers  “I will be 79 March 24,” Jack Sheaffer said when asked why he has decided to retire at the end of March. “This has been my passion for the past 32 years and it has kept me alive. What I will miss most is my customers. Being able to help them solve […]

History of Daylight Saving Time

by Terry Rogers On Sunday, the majority of the United States turned their clocks back one hour in order to start Daylight saving time. There are many myths and rumors regarding the practice including who developed the idea and why the country started changing clocks initially. Daylight saving time began in the United States on […]

Milford Graduates Guest Star on The Resident

by Terry Rogers     In February, viewers of the Fox television show “The Resident,” which stars Matt Czuchry, Emily VanCamp, Manish Dayal and Malcolm-Jamal Warner, also saw two Milford High School graduates in one of the storylines in the episode. Robbie and Paul Rescigno portrayed twins who swapped insurance information in order to obtain […]

Understanding the Stations of the Cross

by Terry Rogers   One of the most popular prayers during the Lenten season is, We adore you O Christ and we praise you, because by your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world. These beautiful words begin the prayers for the great devotion known throughout the Catholic Church as the Stations of the Cross. […]

Committee Seeks Rehabilitating former Middle School

by Terry Rogers   On Tuesday, February 26, Milford Middle School Steering Committee held an update meeting at the Milford Central Academy to provide the public with information regarding enrollment, capacity, growth and the steps necessary for school construction. This meeting is aimed begin the process of returning the former Milford Middle School building for […]

Milford Yanks Attracted Big Name Stars

by Terry Rogers   During World War II, baseball was a diversion from the casualties of war. At the time, teams were segregated with African-Americans unable to play in the white baseball leagues leading to the creation of the Negro American League. From 1942 to 1944, one of these teams, the Milford Yanks, drew large […]

Broadkill Store Under New Ownership

by Terry Rogers     When the owner of the Broadkill Store decided it was time to spend more time with her grandchildren, she approached Missey Mulveny who had worked at the store as a teenager to see if there was any interest in purchasing the only business located in the tiny beach town. Mulveny […]

Boys & Girls Club Celebrates 10 Years

by Terry Rogers On February 27, the Greater Milford Boys & Girls Club will celebrate 10 years at their location of Airport Road. The celebration will honor volunteers and donors who helped make the club a success as well as those who helped take the new building from a dream to a reality. The organization […]

New Mediterranean Café to Open Downtown

by Terry Rogers Nancy Chirdon Forster is well-known in Milford for her culinary ability. Forster operated Nancy’s Café for many years before opening her cooking school in the location where My Sister’s Fault is currently located. When Petite Sweets announced that they were closing, Sheridan says friends from Milford contacted her immediately about the available […]

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