Menacing charge after alleged domestic incident

MILFORD — A 31-year-old Milford man turned himself in Wednesday and was charged with menacing after an alleged domestic incident on Feb. 2, police said. Juan Gonzales-Juarez was sought after investigation into an alleged altercation at a residence in the 700 block of SE Front Street, Milford Police said. Officers were called to the scene […]

Four accused in Wal-Mart shoplifting incidents

MILFORD — Two suspects were arrested and two others sought after alleged shoplifting incidents at Wal-Mart on Feb. 19, Milford Police said Wednesday. On March 1, authorities said, Erika Coleman, 23, of Harrington and Johnathan Nason, 32, of Bridgeville, turned themselves and were charged with theft by false pretense under $1,500 and third-degree conspiracy. A […]

Milford Councilman Campbell files for mayoral seat

MILFORD — Milford City Councilman Archie Campbell, who serves Ward I, filed to run for mayor of Milford on Thursday. Mr. Campbell retired from L’oreal Lancome as the director of operations. He has served on the Milford City Council for the past two years and seven years on the Planning and Zoning Commission. “I believe […]

Rep. Kenton won’t run for reelection: Milford Mayor Shupe aims to succeed him

DOVER — Rep. Harvey Kenton, a Milford Republican, announced Friday he will not seek reelection this year. Rep. Kenton has served the 36th Representative District since 2010. “I will be 77 years old by the time election day rolls around,” he said in a statement. “After discussing it with my wife and colleagues, I’ve decided […]

Barnstorming

Arthur Weidner of Milford took this photo of a snow-covered barn on Fowler Beach Road near Milford on Dec. 9. Do you have a great shot of a scenic location in Delaware? Send it to newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where you live […]

Fall reflections

Beth Baker of Greenwood took this photo while kayaking at the back of Griffith’s Lake in Milford on Nov. 5. Do you have a great shot of a scenic location in Delaware? Send it to newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where […]

Milford family displaced by fire

  MILFORD — When a space heater sparked a blaze inside Julie Connelly’s fourth-generation home, 16-year-old Emily Berry jumped into action. The soon-to-be mom had just finished preparing herself a meal and was headed upstairs to eat it when another housemate called her downstairs because of the then-small fire. “Malachi followed me downstairs. I’m glad […]

Milford businesses, volunteers prepare for lots of shopping

MILFORD — When local stores open their doors Saturday, they will be anticipating a bump in sales with the annual Small Business Saturday event. And the Milford business community is ready. “Shop Small Business Saturday is a chance for you to support your local businesses in the heart of historic Milford. It is a time […]

White convicted in Milford slaying

DOVER — A 32-year-old Philadelphia man was found guilty of first-degree murder Thursday regarding the shooting death of a wheelchair-bound paraplegic Milford man two years ago. No sentencing date was immediately set for Abdul T. White, also convicted of home invasion and numerous counts of first-degree reckless endangering, kidnapping, aggravated menacing and possession of a […]

Longtime broadcast executive dies following bike accident

MILFORD  — A longtime Delmarva broadcast news executive was remembered as an industry pioneer after his death Friday morning from injuries suffered in a bicycle accident the day before. TV station WBOC reported its owner, Thomas H. Draper, 76, of Milford died at R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after being hit by […]