Milford Community Pantry provides more than food for those in need

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Milford Community Pantry offers more than just food to those in need. Diapers are also available. The Milford Community Food Pantry, housed in the Avenue United Methodist Church, offers more than just food to those who have fallen on hard times. According to Tita Lewis, a volunteer at the pantry, the project began more than 30 years ago. “We started …

A Walk in Their Shoes supports law enforcement

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A Walk in Their Shoes has a mission to reconnect law enforcement and the community. In 2015, Susanne Whitney and three other women put together a 1 Mile Walk/Rally in Camden in an effort to show support for law enforcement officers. Out of that walk, A Walk in Their Shoes Foundation was born. “Our mission is to enhance the relationship …

Milford School District staff participates in “Over the Edge”

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Milford School District staff participated in Over the Edge On Thurs., May 13, ten Milford School District staff participated in “Over the Edge,” a fund raiser for Special Olympics Delaware. The teachers were part of a group of more than 70 Delawareans who participated in the event. “Each participant is required to raise a minimum of $1,100 in order to …

Abbott’s Mill plans 40th anniversary celebration

Terry Rogers Charity

On May 22, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center plans to thank the community for their support over the past 40 years with a celebration from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. The celebration will be held on the mill grounds, located at 15411 Abbott’s Pond Road. “This was a way we could express our appreciation to the community,” Matt Babbitt, Site Director, said. …

MPD officer’s family holds fundraiser for slain Delmar officer

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A fundraiser was held for Corporal Keith Heacook, a 22-year veteran of the Delmar Police Department after he was brutally beaten by an assailant in the Yorkshire Estates community on Sunday, April 25. Randon D. Wilkerson was initially charged with attempted murder, assault and other offenses in connection with the attack, but those charges may change since Cpl. Heacock passed …

Milford Rotary plans Flags for Heroes

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For the past several years, the Milford Rotary has held a Flags for Heroes event, placing flags in Bicentennial Park in recognition of local heroes. Individuals and businesses are able to dedicate a flag in honor of someone they consider a hero. “Due to COVID restrictions, we were unable to place the flags in the park,” Gary Downes, Chairman of …

Milford Library holds spring scavenger hunt

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Downtown Milford was filled with families searching for the answers to clues provided by the Milford Public Library on March 27. The library held a downtown scavenger hunt to encourage people to visit the downtown area “We wanted to do something with COVID that was more spread out since we couldn’t have that many in-person events at the library yet,” …