The Weekly Review – August 20, 2019

Read this week’s edition at https://milfordlive.com/review/Aug.%2020.pdf Headlines of the week:  St. John’s to host 29th Annual Oktoberfest; MSD Tours Milford with New Teachers; Largest Celebration of Women in Music, Sept 21; Hayes Named Firefighter of the Year; Lincoln Resident Awarded Mountaire Scholarship; Mitchell Places 26th in FLW Tournament; Crop Damage Creates Public Deer Harvest; DE Libraries […]

MSD Tours Milford with New Teachers

by Terry Rogers     This week, 38 new teachers arrived to begin their journey with Milford School District, taking part in new teacher orientation. One of the highlights of the week was a bus tour of Milford, offering the new arrivals a chance to see the town and learn more about the area. “This […]

Largest Celebration of Women in Music, Sept 21

Downtown Milford, Inc., and Wilmington based Gable Music Ventures, are excited to announce the 2nd Annual Milford Ladybug Music Festival, Saturday, September 21, 2019. The inaugural September 2018 event drew an estimated 2,500-3,000 attendees into Downtown Milford with many attendees driving several hours to enjoy the festival and their first time in Milford. A rain […]

DE Libraries Celebrate Back to School

Delaware’s First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney and Delaware Libraries celebrated libraries and reading during Summer Library Reading Celebrations at the Milford Public Library and Route 9 Library and Innovation Center. The First Lady, Delaware Libraries, United Way and other partners encourage all children and teens to continue to use their most valuable school supply, a […]

City Implements Subdivision Sunset Provision

by Terry Rogers In 2007, the City of Milford approved a site plan for Simpson Crossing, a 231-unit development with 30,000 square feet of commercial space along with community center facilities. Unfortunately, the developer fell on hard times when the housing market fell in 2008 and the 186-acre parcel was listed for sale. In 2015, […]

The Top 10 Myths About Hospice Everyone Should Know

by Terry Rogers When a loved one is at the end of life, Delaware Hospice offers services that are not only designed to aid the person who is dying but also the family that will be left behind when they are gone. There is no question that hospice offers many services that are extremely beneficial, […]

Milford Wellness Village Welcomes LaRed

by Terry Rogers In celebration of National Health Center Week, Nationwide Health Care Services welcomed LaRed Health Center to the Milford Wellness Village. The site of the former Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital campus on Clarke Avenue will be the site of the Wellness Village and LaRed is relocating their Milford location to the campus in […]

Local Organizations Receive Grant Funding

by Terry Rogers The CenDel Foundation recently awarded $24,000 in grants to organizations who foster the arts throughout the state. Four Milford organizations were recipients of grants from the fund including Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI), Diamond Dance Company, The Music School of Delaware and Mispillion Art League. “This spring, Diamond Dance Company  will be performing […]

Daniels Celebrates 102nd Birthday

by Terry Rogers  On August 7, Daisy Velma Lee Griffin Daniels celebrated her 102nd birthday with family and friends. Daniels was born in 1917 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, moving to Delaware in 1957 for a better life for her and her children. “She worked at King Cole Canning Factory and later at Slaughter Neck […]

Milford FFA Summer of Success 2019

This summer, more than 38 Milford FFA members worked, studied and practiced in preparation for the 2019 Delaware State Fair. The fair brings a time for members to compete as a chapter, with a team, or as individuals in a variety of competitions, some displayed at the Centre Ice rink and some held behind the […]

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