First Juneteenth celebration held in Bicentennial Park

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Fourth Ward councilpersons Katrina Wilson and Jason James led the first Juneteenth celebration in Bicentennial Park on Monday, June 19. The celebration offered vendors providing items for sale as well as information on various organizations. “Juneteenth is about where we came from, but also about what we’re doing to start this thing out putting God first,” Elder Oscar Walker of …

Juneteenth events and ceremonies in Delaware are underway.

Delaware Juneteenth celebrations run throughout month

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

The First State has a number of events and ceremonies to celebrate and honor a newly-established federal holiday in mid-June.  Juneteenth, short for June 19, is a holiday that celebrates June 19, 1865. That day, Union Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger and his officers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to free any remaining slaves. It was two months after the Civil War …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – November 2, 2021

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Former Middle School building to be renovated Culture Juneteenth joins Thanksgiving, MLK Day as official state holiday Milford Conversations begin at First …