Hayes inducted into Hall of Fame

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William “Sonny” Hayes was a three-time varsity letter winner and a defensive captain who graduated from Milford in 1970. Known for his tenacious style of play, Hayes was a natural leader who had a nose for the ball. One thing that the Milford football program has always prided itself on is producing men of character. Hayes was one of them. …

Homelessness in Milford discussion continues

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Milford City Council continued its discussion regarding homelessness in Milford at a recent workshop. City Manager Mark Whitfield explained that there were four issues related to homelessness in the city, including the lack of affordable housing, Tent City, homeless gathering in downtown parks and panhandling on Route 113. “We can probably easily address the panhandling situation,” Whitfield said. “I provided …

MR. MORIBUND’S THEATRE OF TERROR RETURNS FOR FIRST DOUBLE FEATURE SHOW

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The popular live show Mr. Moribund’s Theatre of Terror has announced its first double feature show at the Riverfront Theatre. The show will feature the 1958 horror classics Earth Vs. The Spider and The Brain Eaters, and show dates are Friday October 14th and Saturday the 15th. “This is our first ever double feature,” said show creator and performer W.J. …

Early detection still the best way to fight breast cancer

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and despite the fact that there is far more information available on the disease than there was a decade ago, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. And although men can also get breast cancer, their lifetime risk is considerably lower than women at 1 in 833. “Breast …

Groundbreaking held for new Food Bank location

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Legislators, dignitaries and donors were on hand Thursday, September 29 in order to break ground on the new Food Bank of Delaware location in Milford. The new building will be constructed in the Milford Industrial Park across Airport Road from the current location and will include additional instruction space, larger volunteer areas as well as a community garden. “Our campaign …

Benvenuto chef to appear on Hell’s Kitchen

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Fox has announced the lineup of chefs who will appear on the upcoming season of Hell’s Kitchen. The show features chefs battling to become the head chef of a Gordon Ramsay restaurant. The season, which begins September 29, will feature Chef Jesus “Zeus” Valentino Gordiany who has been the head chef at Benvenuto since they opened. “The Milford-based executive chef …

MHS student to compete in national equestrian event

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Aston Hudson, a junior at Milford High School, recently learned that he had been accepted to participate in the Retired Racehorse Project, one of only 500 competitors accepted to the program. Hudson got involved in equestrian sports as his mother was also involved with horses. “I developed an interest in riding and showing as a kid,” Hudson said. “I started …

MSD partners with local farms to offer healthier options

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With childhood obesity a growing problem in the United States, Milford School District is taking steps to help students eat healthier meals by partnering with local farms to obtain fresh produce and other products. The latest partnership is with 302 Aquaponics who will provide fresh lettuce greens for salads and sandwiches. “The Delaware School Districts participate in Farm to School …

Greater Milford Boys and Girls Club pool to get upgrades

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The Greater Milford Boys and Girls Club recently announced that the Richard M. Johnson Aquatic Center pool would be getting some upgrades, thanks to funding provided by the state bond bill. The upgrades will require the pool to be shut down for approximately one month. “The old pool lighting has been replaced with LED lighting,” Paul Dorey, Executive Director of …

New career counselor hopes to guide students beyond MHS

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Kate Lynch began her career in New Bedford, Massachusetts in 2006 as a Life Sciences teacher. During her teaching career, Lynch found that building relationships with the students and supporting them in their academics and social-emotional growth was the best part of her career. This led her to accept a position as the new Career Counselor at Milford High School. …