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Milford graduate works to empower youth

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

Jalyn Powell, through her organization OUTLOUD, focuses on empowering youth Jalyn Powell, a 2014 graduate of Milford High School, says it was “divine intervention” that led her to step away from a full-time job and create her own business. What was initially supposed to be a public speaking business, OUTLOUD is now devoted to empowering and connecting youth with educational …

Second annual Walking Ghost Tour planned

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Milford Museum announced that tickets are now on sale for the Second Annual Milford Walking Ghost Tour. Milford Museum announced that tickets are now available for the Second Annual Milford Walking Ghost Tour, planned for Saturday, October 23. The tours will begin at The Towers, located at 101 Northwest Front Street and end at Causey Mansion, located at 2 Causey …

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Big Draw makes changes due to ongoing pandemic

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

Create your own King Neptune hat – or any other sea creature you want – for the Big Draw festival planned for the entire month of October For the second year in a row, Milford’s Big Draw event, an art-focused world-wide celebration, will be scaled back due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Due to rising cases in the area, the …

DBCC to host Aunt Mary Pat’s “Talk of the Township”

Terry Rogers Culture

Aunt Mary Pat will entertain on October 7 at The Queen in Wilmington On October 7, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition will hold a benefit from 7 to 8 PM at The Queen in Wilmington, presenting Aunt Mary Pat and her “Talk of the Town” show. The show is a live comedy act filled with laughter and fun. “The show is …

Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival 20th Anniversary a huge success

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

On Saturday, September 18, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford sponsored the 20th anniversary of the Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival. After cancellation last year due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, Chairperson Angela Dorey wanted this to be the very special and she was not disappointed. “I think the event was the best ever,” Dorey said. “It was so very special …

Milford Community Pantry offers evening hours; changes daytime hours

Terry Rogers Culture, Delaware Nonprofits, Headlines

Milford Community Pantry, located at Avenue Church, is changing their daytime hours as of October 1. Evening hours will remain the same, Wednesday from 4:30 to 6 PM The Milford Community Food Pantry, housed in the Avenue United Methodist Church, recently announced that they would be changing their hours, effective October 1. Starting on that date, the pantry will be …

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For 1st time, Milford woman describes escaping twin towers 20 years ago

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Peggy Reilly’s husband, Jim, assumed she had been killed in the South Tower collapse.   Peggy Reilly only wears shoes she can run in. It’s a lesson the Milford resident learned in 2001 on the 13th floor of the World Trade Center’s North Tower when American Airlines Flight 11 slammed into the building 80 floors above. Reilly was standing in …

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Monster Mile Walk for a Cause planned for October

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

Team Lady Di prepares for a previous Monster Mile Walk for a Cause On Saturday, October 16, Dover’s Monster Mile will be filled with teams as they walk to raise money for the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. Registration for the walk begins at 7:30 AM and the walk starts at 8:30 AM. “The Monster Mile is so much fun,” Diane …

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Art project brightens downtown Milford

Terry Rogers Culture

Penney Square gets new artwork in a fund raising project created by Marissa and Zack King After purchasing Penney Square in December, Marissa King and her husband, Zach, have worked tirelessly to give the historic building an interior and exterior facelift. Considerable work has been done on the façade of the building which stands on one of the busiest corners …