MilfordLIVE Weekly Review ‚Äď June 11, 2024

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

This Week‚Äôs Top Stories Include: Man charged in double homicide Popular Music in the Park returns the end of June Harrington Historical Society to release documentary on record company ASPIRE529 returns to give financial aid to foster children Jim Lafferty Annex opens in Milford Wellness Village Milford officers participate in torch run Click on the image below to view the …

Polar Bear Plunge raises $1.5 million for Special Olympics Delaware

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

On Sunday, February 4, over 4,000 people ran into the Atlantic Ocean from the beach in Rehoboth as part of the Polar Bear Plunge to benefit Special Olympics. The event raised a record $1.5 million for the organization with the record number of participants joining the plunge from across the state. ‚ÄúThe water temperature was 41 degrees, and the air …

Truck Convoy for Special Olympics celebrates 21st year in Southern Delaware  

Terry RogersCharity, Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Nearly¬†200¬†truck drivers from across the state and region will converge at¬†the¬†Delaware State Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 23,¬†to¬†take part in¬†a¬†police-escorted 29-mile scenic ride¬†through¬†Kent County.¬†Drivers mingle and enjoy breakfast beginning as early¬†as¬†8:30 a.m. followed by a short program at 9:30. Trucks¬†depart¬†the Fairgrounds at 10:30 and do¬†not¬†return following the convoy.¬†¬† ¬†The Truck Convoy,¬†celebrating its¬†21st¬†year,¬†is part of a national effort to raise money and¬†awareness …

Milford athlete earns fifth place at Special Olympics bowling tournament

Terry RogersHeadlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

Special Olympics held their state bowling tournament on Saturday, September 9 at Brunswick Doverama, located behind the Rodney Village Shopping Center. One Milford area athlete, Danny Yonker, had a two-game score of 212 which earned him fifth place. ‚ÄúMonths of training culminate when more than 350 Special Olympic athletes and Unified partners, who are peers without disabilities, from across the …