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Bayhealth employees face Feb. 28 vaccine deadline

Business, Headlines

Bayhealth’s Sussex County campus   About one-tenth of Bayhealth Medical Center’s 4,100 employees have asked for an medical or religious exemption so they don’t have to take a COVID-19 vaccine. Most were for religious exemptions, and not many have been granted, based on federal guidelines about who qualifies, said Shana D. Ross, vice president of Human Resources, and Kevin Snyder, …

Sussex Central stuns top ranked Cape Henlopen on the mat

Headlines, Sports

Sussex Central’s Malachi Stratton (top) controls Jacob Goodsell of Cape Henlopen in their 106 pound match on Wednesday night. Stratton won via pin. Photo by Dave Frederick   Lewes – 2022 has been an unpredictable year in high school wrestling. Teams juggling lineups between injuries and Covid has made for coaches having to move wrestlers around to fill their lineup. Unranked …

Milford approves ADA Transition Plan

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by Terry Rogers     The City of Milford approved their ADA Compliance documents for publication Milford City Council approved an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan at their regular meeting held January 24, 2022. The city is required to have a transition plan to address any deficiencies that have been identified in the city with a plan for …

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MCA and MHS undergo temporary staff changes

Headlines, Schools

by Terry Rogers     Gary Zoll will serve as Interim Secondary Schools Principal for the second semester Milford School District this week announced that Mr. Jesse Parsley, Principal of Milford High School, had been transferred to the district’s Student Learning Team. Mr. Gary Zoll, Principal of Milford Central Academy, will serve as Interim Secondary Schools Principal for the second …

New guardrail to be installed on Riverwalk

Culture, Headlines, Outdoors

by Terry Rogers     Sample of a new guardrail system that may be installed behind the Santa House on the Riverwalk Milford City Council recently approved a request from Brad Dennehy, Director of Parks and Recreation, to install a new section of guardrail with a lighted handrail system along the Mispillion River. The section would replace current guardrail behind …

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Council approves recreational projects for downtown

Culture, Headlines, Outdoors

by Terry Rogers     Concept plan for recreational projects in downtown Milford which will now be sent out for bid At a recent meeting, Milford City Council approved a request from Brad Dennehy, Director of Parks and Recreation, to move forward with the bidding process for several downtown recreational projects. The projects include pickleball courts, a pavilion and a …

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Aquacare Physical Therapy adds athlete training services

Headlines, Health

by Terry Rogers     Aquacare Physical Therapy is now offering athlete training options With the start of 2022, Aquacare Physical Therapy and Milford Lifestyle Fitness Center, located in the Milford Wellness Village, is focusing on assisting athletes from local high school and colleges with their physical therapy and sport training needs. The new program, led by Greggory Clark, will …

Bayhealth to require vaccines for all staff

Headlines, Health

by Terry Rogers     Bayhealth must now require all staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccine As many hospitals began requiring all staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19, Bayhealth was one of the few healthcare systems who allowed their staff to either be vaccinated or submit to weekly tests under the recommended CDC guidelines. With a recent ruling by the …

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Code changes approved in City of Milford

Government, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     The City of Milford has updated several sections of the building code Milford City Council approved several ordinances designed to update several sections of the city code. This has been a project conducted through the Planning Commission in partnership with the City Solicitor. “The purpose of this process is to implement the goals and recommendations …