Jeepers Back the Blue supports fallen law enforcement officers

Terry Rogers Culture, Police & Fire

The Jeepers Back the Blue Foundation is planning a Jamboree to benefit the families of fallen law enforcement officers After the death of Corporal Stephen Ballard of the Delaware State Police on April 26, 2017, Jeff Lehnert wanted to do something as a tribute to the fallen officer. His desire to do something led to the creation of Jeepers Back …

Promoting local shopping and dining, 3rd Thursday is back in Milford

Luke dollard Culture, Milford Headline Story, Milford-live

Downtown Milford is literally springing back to life with its monthly 3rd Thursday event.  The event is held every third Thursday of each month to promote shopping at the small businesses in the downtown riverwalk area. Like much of everything last year, 3rd Thursday was shut down due to the pandemic. The event roared back to life with a solid …

City grants alcohol waiver for Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival

Terry Rogers Culture, Delaware Nonprofits, Government & Politics, Milford Headline Story

At their regular meeting, Milford City Council approved a request from the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford (CCGM)  for an alcohol waiver for Bicentennial Park, planned for Sept. 18, 2021. This will be the 20th anniversary of the festival as it was cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID pandemic. “We are excited to be in front of you …

Milford Center Highlights Mary Gumrot

Terry Rogers Culture, Milford-live

On April 7, Mary Gumrot would have turned 100 years old in the Milford Center, according to Patricia Tilghman, Life Enrichment Coordinator at the center. Unfortunately, Mary passed away suddenly two days prior to her birthday. “Mary had a loving, caring nature and this was demonstrated in the love she had for her two children, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren,” …

Milford Museum provides annual report to Council

Terry Rogers Culture

Claudia Leister, Executive Director of the Milford Museum, presented an annual report to Milford City Council at their regular meeting on March 22. City Council requires all non-profit organizations who receive funding from the city to present an annual report on their activities throughout the year. “First, I want to thank Mark Whitfield and the city for allowing the museum …

Kay Hudson announces retirement

Terry Rogers Culture

After 44 years with the Milford Public Library, Kay Hudson announced recently that she plans to retire. She began her career at the library in 1977 and became the director in 2000. “I decided that at my age, it was probably time,” Hudson said. “My husband retired 23 years ago. My children have kind of been pushing for it telling …