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• Police Blotter is compiled
each week from th'e files of the
Newark Police Department, New
Castle County Police and the
Delaware State Police by the
NEW Castle County Police
have arrested Dawn M
Mitchell, 25, of Newark
She is accused of identity theft
and related offenses. ·
On Tuesday, June 1, New
Castle County Police concluded
an investigation. Officer Casey
Bouldin went to a Newark home
to look into a reported bad check
The victim provided police with
several documents with what
appeared to be forged names.
A search warrant was obtained
for Mitchell's residence. Police
said the search yielded numerous
documents containing the names
of several victims. Police believe
the suspect used names to obtain
phone, cable and cellular service,
and to purchase a computer.
Bouldin obtained arrest warrants
for Mitchell and charged
her with identity theft of a person
62 years or older, identity theft
(five counts), theft of services
(five counts), forgery in the second
degree (two counts), theft
(two counts). The investigation
continues, police said.
Officers reported that Mitchell
was interviewed at the Women's
Correctional Institution where
she was being detained on a similar
matter. She received $11,100
secured bail and a court date
Drug arrests here
New Castle County Police
arrested two people for drug
related offenses in the Kimberton
area. They are accused of selling
· drugs from their home in the
presence of a minor.
On Wednesday, June 2, the
Community Crime Intervention
(CCI) Team concluded an investigation
into drug sales involving
a residence in Carlton Court. A
search warrant was executed in
the 1600 block of Northway
Police reported that they located
Cornelius Collins, 24, and
Sharon Bower, 22, inside the residence
along with a 3-year-old
Police said team members discovered
3.36 grams of cocaine,
.18 grams of heroin, 1.29 grams
of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Collins and Bower were
taken into custody without incident.
Both were arraigned and
charged with possession with
intent to deliver cocaine, posses-
NEWARK Posr ·:· POLICE BLOTTER
sion with intent to deliver heroin,
maintaining a dwelling for keeping
controlled substances, conspiracy
in the second degree, possession
of drug paraphernalia,
possession of marijuana and
unlawfully dealing with a child.
Collins was eommitted to the
Howard R. Young Prison on
$19,500 secured bail. Brower
was committed to the Womens
Correctional Institution on
$29,500 secured bail. The investigation
is ongoing and a court
date pending, police said.
injured in crash
The Delaware State Police is
investigating a crash that critically
injured a 38-year-old woman
On Tuesday, June 1, at
approximately 7:10 p.m., police
ANew York man was arrested
for robbery and conspiracy in
connection with a scam.
Police said that a man faked that his
car was stuck, then proceeded to
punch a Good Samaritan who offered
to help, stealing his cell phone in the
Jason J. Phillip, 21, of Brooklyn,
N.Y., was arrested by Newark police
Monday, June 7, in connection with
the December 2003 attack.
Police said the the victim, a 21year-old
university student, was
walking home near the corner of
Wollastan and Kells avenues when
reported. that a 2000 Harley
Davidson motorcycle was traveling
in the left lane of Rt. 141
southbound in the area of West
Gilpin Avenue. Jill E. Sowry, 38,
of Newark, was operating the
motorcycle. A 1987 Nissan
Pathfinder was traveling in the
left lane of Route 141 northbound.
Janet G. Hinkson, 54, of
Chatham was the operator and
lone occupant of the Nissan,
The motorcycle rounded the
curve and the operator lost control.
The cycle crossed the double-yellow
center line and struck
the Nissan in the left-side door,
police said. After impact the
operator of the motorcycle was
thrown approximately 10 feet
and landed in the roadway.
Sowry was transported to the
Christiana Hospital. Sowry suffered
chest and head trauma, as
well as two amputated fingers,
Weekly crime report
STATISTICS FOR MAY 23-30, 2004 COMPILED BY NEWARK POLICE DEPARTMENT
INVESTIGATIONS CRIMINAL CHARGES
Z003 Z004 THIS Z003 Z004
PART I OFFENSES TO DATE TO DATE WEEK TO DATE TO DATE
Murder/manslaughter 0 1 0 1 1
Attempted murder 1 0 0 0 0
Kidnap 3 1 0 2 2
Rape 2 8 0 1 26
Unlawful sexual contact 5 5 0 1 4
Robbery 34 27 2 22 24
Aggravated assauk 9 14 0 15 6
Burglary 64 80 7 5 23
Theft 378 412 16 105 107
Auto theft 64 39 2 3 5
Arson 1 6 1 0 2
TOTAL PART I 561 593 28 155 200
PART II OFFENSES
Other assaults 128 176 4 106 159
Receiving stolen property 2 0 0 15 2
Criminal mischief 309 310 22 43 287
Weapons 8 7 0 49 38
Other sex offenses 7 7 0
Alcohol 274 195 4 409 382
Drugs 71 40 133 128
Noise/disorderly premise 229 310 13 132 149
Disorderly conduct 568 397 29 72 77
Trespass 52 67 0 9 24
All other 342 346 35 201 123
TOTAL PART 11 . 1990 1855 109 1169 1372
Alarm 582 589 44 0 0
Animal control 287 337 15 19 18
Recovered property 110 131 10 0 0
Service 4312 3820 253 0 0
Suspicious person/vehicle 405 437 26 0 0
TOTAL MISCEllANEOUS 5696 5314 348 19 18
737-0724 • Fax 737-9019
he encountered two subjects whose
vehicle appeared to be stuck in the
The Good Samaritan loaned the
men his cell phone, when suddenly
one or both suspects punched the student
in the face. They then fled with
the victim's cell phone.
Following a lengthy investigation,
police said they obtained a warrant
for Phillip's airest. He then turned
himself in to police and, after appearing
in Superior Court, was released
on a secured bond.
THIS WEEK Z003 Z003 TO DATE THIS WEEK Z004 Z004 TO DATE
TOTAL CALLS 586 13289 656 12907
police said. She was admitted in
Police said Sowry was not
wearing a helmet at the time of
the crash. Hinkson was wearing
a seatbelt. •
Sowry was issued a traffic
citation for failing to maintain a
vehicle in a lane of travel.
All lanes of Rt. 141 north- and
southbound were closed for
approximately 90 minutes.
Traffic was detoured onto the
side access roads of Rt. 141.
Residents of a home in the
unit block Cornwall Place told
Newark police on Sunday, May
6, at 4:26 p.m. that someone
entered their residence while they
were away during the weekend.
Police said the residents
returned home to find the front
door unlocked and items missing.
Holes in walls also were discovered.
Police said the missing items
include a DVD players, nine
DVDs, a cordless phone, a digital
camera, a stereo, X Box and
Playstation video games and controllers.
Investigation is continuing,
Visitors to a home in the 100
block Tyre Avenue told Newark
police on Sunday, June 6, at 3:24
a.m. that two purses had been
stolen during a party at the residence.
The purses were found on the
home's lawn, minus a digital
camera and credit cards.
Employees of the Shell service
station, 804 S. College Ave.,
told Newark police on Saturday,
June 5, at 10:40 p.m. that a
woman had filled her auto with
gas, then drove off without paying
the $23.02 that was due.
Arbour Park theft
Intruders entered a home in
the 700 block Arbour Drive
through a basement window and
escaped with the homeowner's
credit card, Newark police were
told on Saturday, June 5, at 8:38
Police reported that the card
See BlOTIER, 17 .....
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SCHOOL is officially out
for the summer break for
Christina Schools as of
Thursday, June 10 for students
District offices will begin
their -summer hours on
Monday, June 14 through
Friday, Aug. 13.
Offices will be open
Monday through Thursday, 7
a.m. to 5 p.m. Offices will be
All district offices will be
closed Friday, June 11 for the
Day of Mourning for President
In collaboration with the
Western Branch YMCA,
Christina District is offering
English classes to non-English
Classes will be held twice a
week from July 12 to Aug. 26
Morning classes will be
held at Maclary Elementary
School and evening classes at
the YMCA, Kirkwood
Register in person at the
YMCA or call Kathy Wessel at
709-9622, ext. 130.
Srumm OF THE WEEK
Monika Chawla, a fourth
grader at Gallaher Elementary
School, was selected by
Principal Pam Waun and
staff as this week's Student
of the Week. Monika
recently won the Asia Price
She is a
to help others.
classmate all year long and
volunteers at the Newark
Free Library every Sunday.
Monika is a Girl Scout,
plays the violin and enjoys
soccer, volleyball and karate.
EDUCATION NEWS FOR NEWARK FROM LOCAL SCHOOLS
no rip off
GHS students second in state competition
By ROBIN BROOMALL •
NEWARK POST STAFF WRITER
IT took more than 90 minutes,
but when the 2004 Crown
Victoria finally turned over,
two Glasgow High School students
felt a sigh of relief. With
only two minutes to spare, Raul
Juarez and Martin Duran quickly
got into the car, pulled out of the
pit and cruised into the judges
circle in the Ford/ AAA Student
Auto Skills Competition held in
The tremendous last minute
performance enabled GHS to
capture second place in the statewide
competition and both students
received more than $17,000
in scholarship offers.
Teams in competition were
given vehicles that were purposely
disabled and students had to
diagnose the problem, repair it
and get the vehicle moving. Of
the six schools invited to participate,
including vocational high
schools, only two were able to
get their cars started at the Dover
Downs Raceway in April.
Hodgson Vo-Tech High School in
Glasgow had the first place team.
"It was just a fuse," Duran
said. It was something they had
checked early on. The fuse
Mural part of worldwide display
By ROBIN BROOMALL
NEWARK POST STAFF WRITER
WHAT does it mean to be an
American? Americans have the
ability to think out of the box,
have that entrepreneurial spirit, according
to students in AnRea Frederick's class.
The eighth graders at Shue/Medill
Middle School captured the essence of that
spirit in a 5 feet by 12 feet long mural that
was recently shipped to California to be
assembled with other murals created by
See MURAL, 12 .....
seemed okay. But it was just in
the wrong spot. They checked
every other possible problem -
electrical, fuel, air intake - before
checking the fuses again. When
they made a simple switch, the
car purred like a kitten.
Carmen Ford on DuPont
Highway cooperated with the
competition, providing a loaner
vehicle for the students to
become familiar with before
going to the competition. They
also got a manual for the vehicle
ahead of time. All the vehicles
had the same problem in competition.
Everyone started out even.
If the teams couldn't drive the
cars, they didn't get judged.
Juarez and Duran are both students
in Jim Oettinger's auto
repair classes, working on technology,
hydraulics and mechanics.
They work on staff and students'
cars in the shop, diagnosing ·and
repairing similar problems they
would find in autos taken to dealerships.
They spent hours everyday
after school preparing for the
competition. They are both
English Second Language students
and had to work hard to
understand the manual.
"For them to do as well as
they did against vo-tech schools
is fantastic," Oettinger said. His
NEWARK POST PHOTO BY ROBIN BROOMALL
With only minutes to spare, two GHS students started their vehicle in
the Ford/AAA Auto Repair competition, winning more than $17,000
in scholarship offers. Martin Duran, left, and Raul Juarez look over
a car in the school shop.
auto repair students learn to do
simple repairs, oil changes, tuneups,
but not at the same level
taught in vo-tech schools.
Even if the students never go
into auto repair as a career, or
never work on their own cars,
they become familiar with repair
problems and can better diagnose
potential problems, Oettinger
said. The two classes average 45
students, including a few girls.
Duran has a Mitsubishi
Eclipse and Juarez has a Mazda
RX7. The class has helped them
save money by doing repairs and
regular maintenance correctly
themselves, they said. They also
work on family and friends' cars.
Winning the competition gave
both students opportunities to
continue their auto training.
Duran graduated June 3 and is
planning on attending Del Tech
or taking classes with Ford Motor
Company near Philadelphia.
Juarez, a junior, plans to
attend Lincoln Tech near
Philadelphia after he graduates
and major in full auto training.
Shue students captured on a mural what it means to them to be an American. The Art Mile
project will travel to countries around the world and eventually be hung in a museum in
another country. Key creators are, left to right, kneeling: Valenina Pilonieta, Jessica Piatt.
Second row: Brin Hutchison, Maria Alvarez-Diaz, David Langley. Back row: Ankit Bhandavi,
Yingbo Wang, Brit'tini Saunders, David Sisson.
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NEWARK POST ·:· IN OUR SCHOOLS
Authors at· an early age
First graders at
get books published
By ROBIN BROOMALL
NEWARK POST STAFF WRITER
How do you get your first
novel accepted by a publisher?
Many writers have struggled
with that question for years. Two
classes of first graders have
already been published and have
their books to prove it.
Classes of Keri Neuman and
Heather Goff at Keene
Elementary School wrote and
illustrated "If You Give a
Kangaroo Cupcake" and "Our
Snowy Day Adventures."
Each student wrote one page
of the story and did their own
When the pages were completed,
the manuscript was sent to
Nationwide Learning Resources
A grant from MBNA supported
the project and allowed each
student to have a personal copy
of his class book.
A Publishing Party was held in
the school's cafeteria for the students
to unveil their books.
Each child also received a customized
tee-shirt with the cover
illustration from their book.
Families were on hand to hear
the books read in public for the
The project fits into the state
academic standards for reading
and language arts for first grade
by helping the student relate to a
theme or topic and use their creative
thinking to extend the story.
Paper dolls not all ·play
By ROBIN BROOMALL
NEWARK POST STAFF WRITER
SECOND graders at
School combined a
little child's play with
geography and state history
Students in Fran
Miller's class participated
in an exchange program
with other classes
around the country, sharing
Each student decorated
a paper doll in clothes
typical of the region.
Many of Downes'
paper dolls were clothed
in beach wear. On the
NEWARK POST PHOTO BY JOHN LLERA
Beaming with pride, first graders, from left, Precious Williams, David Gardenas and Daniel Benz, show
off the pages they wrote and illustrated in "Our Snowy Day Adventures." "I feel good about writing a
book," said Williams. ·
back they recorded information
about the state
flower, bug, size, popula
. tion and unique facts.
Then they were· each
mailed out to other
schools across the
As . Miller's class
received a new paper doll
they used their mapping
and geography skills to
locate the source and
learn about that state.
Len: Madeline Shuhart
points to Delaware on
the classroom map. Her
paper doll sported a purple
POST PHOTO BY ROBIN BROOMALL
Enrichment Fund presents awards
MORE than 370 students,
and family members
attended the Christina
Educational Enrichment Fund
annual awards dinner where students
received more than $11,000
in awards and scholarships.
CEEF recognizes students
who serve as .role models in the
Christina District. Various
awards are presented in citizenship,
community service, academic
achievement anq the
desire to always do their best.
District wide winners are given
the opportunity to attend summer
damp. The high school scholarship
winners receive $1,500 to be
used toward post· secondary education.
The 2004 award winners are:
College Scholarships: Angela
Anacay, David Bowman, Daniel
Scheid and Kathleen Hausen.
Ashley Harper Memorial
Scholarship: Christina Read
Rebekah Kaplan, recent graduate
of Newark High School, is
one of three winners of the
Letters About Literature contest
sponsored by the Delaware
Center for the Book, a program
of the state libraries.
Applicants had to write a letter
to an author explaining how
his or her work changed their
view of the world and themselves.
Asia Price/Nicole Cantara
Memorial Award: Monika
Raymond T. Metts Memorial
Award: Katarina Bowman, Lola
Owotomo and Samuel Jacobs
William B. Keene Writing
Award: Jessica Hickens
Service Award: Justyna
Charlie B. Friswell Aerospace
Award: Kordel Halter, Kira Lyle,
Anthony Modica, Michael
Potochney, Christian Swann, Ben
Woodruff, David Ard, John
Hannaford, Desiree Hendrix,
Tyler Lee, Shawn Li, Manar l
Salhar, Benjamin Smith, Justin
Wolf and Daniel Zebley.
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NEWARK POST ·:· COMMENTARY
Quiet philanthropy, lifetime of service her legacy to Newark
.... UP FRONT, from 1
someone does not comment on
-what a sweet lady she is.
During my eight years on the
board of the Newark Senior
Center, I became aware of her
significant and repeated contributions
to the center's two building
As honcho of the DNP, I know
that whenever there is a need for
a donation to a worthy downtown
cause, a check from Mrs. Bing
quietly appears (and it's not
always a small one). And until
health issues slowed her down,
she has been a key board member.
I also appreciate the warm
welcome that she offered me and
my family. While others held me
at arms length when the new
newspaper publisher pushed to
become involved in civic affairs,
Mrs. Bing warmly made me feel
But there's an effort by Mrs.
Bing that few know about. It's a
gift of herself that I will forever
year was 1998. There
was controversy at City
Hall. A first-term councilmember
and her politically
active co-hort were stirring a
political pot that divided the formerly
cooperative council and
had many city employees -
including some top ones - polishing
up their resumes. There also
were politically motivated ethics
charges brought against a veteran
councilmember by his political
As this newspaper did before,
during and after the most recent
election, back then we held
steady in our efforts to provide
aggressive, but fair and balanced
coverage of these unusual
goings-on. Then and again during
the recent mayoral election, we
heard criticism from both sides,
which usually indicates we are
doing our job.
A political unknown challenged
a veteran councilmember,
then initiated ethics charges that
clearly were political. The plot
thickened when the challenger
told police he was attacked outside
his home and was told he
was being beaten out of political
revenge. An unbelievable series
of events had become more
Here at the Newark Post, we
simply plugged along, doing our
job as lines were drawn and sides
There were far more supporters
of our efforts to provide balanced
coverage, something the
daily newspaper seemed to avoid,
but there was a tiny minority of
critics, all of whom were aligned
with the dissident trio of the
councilmember, the activist and
I was on vacation in Maine
when I received a franctic call
from co-workers at the office. A
number of people were circulating
a letter to downtown Newark
businesspeople urging an adver-
1999: Reservoir on agenda
.... PAGES, from 6
But Monday's action by the
board dispelled any notion that
the medical center is ready to
throw in the towel on Omega.
• June 11, 1999
moratorium goes quietly
Almost lost in the intense
efforts to pass a new ordinance to
restrict student rentals was the
moratorium on new rental permits
imposed in February.
City council passed a 60-day
moratorium on issuing rental permits
on Feb. 1 after 49 new permits
were issued in January, six
times as many as in an average
month. The moratorium subsequently
was approved for a second
60-day period while discussions
about rental ordinances
continued in council.
concern that the city would be
deluged with requests when the
second moratorium expired last
According to Newark's
Building Director Junie Mayle,
while there were people seeking
permits at the Building
Department on Tuesday
(Monday was a holiday), there
was not an overwhelming number.
Agenda includes reservoir
Newark City Council will
hold · a public hearing at
Monday's regular council meeting
to discuss possible condemnation
of the Koelig property on
Old Paper Mill Road.
City officials have been negotiating
with' the owners of the site
to purchase the 112 acres of land
for a possible water storage facility.
At the same time, developers
Zecola Builders Inc/Linden Hill
Corporation were seeking
approval from New Castle
County to build 229 homes on
An appraisal obtained by the
city during the negotiations indicated·
an estimated value of
$7,235,000 for the site. In April,
the city agreed to a purchase
price of $7,950,000 demanded in
writing by the developers for the
iiI shouldn't have
though. It's what she's
done all her life. "
tising boycott of our newspaper.
This critical minority was going
after our lifeblood.
In my book, it's one thing to
voice opposition on subjective
political activities or to criticize
approaches to news coverage, but
it's entirely anotlier to go after
people's jobs. Like all small community
newspapers, the Newark
Post operates on a thin margin
and we can spare no lost advertising.
A successful boycott could
have been devastating.
Mrs. Bing was one of the merchants
who received the boycott
letter. She never called or talked
But before I had arrived back
from Maine, the 70-plus-year-old
businesswoman had gone up and
down Main Street or called other
business operators. She encouraged
them to support, not boycott
our paper. Mrs. Bing did so not
by taking sides in the political
issues but by pointing out the
unfairness of the approach. Even
though our critics were frequent
customers of her bakery, she
asked other business operators
not to be taken in by the sensational,
vindictive efforts of the
Fast forward. The week after
the boycott letter went out, the
Newark Post tallied more in
advertising sales than it had in
months. The challenger disappeared
from the Newark scene
shortly after money disappeared
from a neighborhood association's
bank account. The dissident
councilmember was tossed
out of office by a level-headed,
now multi-term representative.
City Hall, Newark and the newspaper
weathered the political
There are many reasons to
honor Mrs. Bing. And I share
with others the same feelings
about her generosity, kindness
But I will be forever grateful
of her quiet, behind-the-scenes
work to correct what she saw as a
I shouldn't have been surprised,
though. It's what she's
done all her life.
• The writer has been a community
journalist for more than
three decades. He and his family
live in Newark.
Think twice before writing check
.... CHANCE, from 6
medical benefits our
Congressman have provided for
themselves far exceed the benefits
available to ordinary citizens.
But who is naive enough to
believe that Congress will ever
vote to reduce the perks its members
Many people would like to see
the United Nations operate more
effectively. Yet the recent Iraq oil
for food scandal suggests that
international officials are as like-
ly to mismanage or misappropriate
funds as local and national
politicians. Others argue that a
nation with a huge and growing
deficit should give its first priority
to the needs of its own citizens.
Finally, it's apparent that
TREA officials are singing the
same tune they did three years
ago. Respected Congressman,
they claim, are prepared to press
for passage of Notch Victims'
bills presently before the House
and Senate. But a staff member in
the office of one Delaware
Congressman advised me that
HORSES • PONIES • MULES • DONKEYS • BURROS
these bills have little chance of
success. There are too few survivors
from the 1917-26 era to
constitute a meaningful voting
block and far more urgent
demands are pressing upon the
One fact is clear. The proponents
of these diverse projects,
however desirable, are united in
one respect. They want us to pay
for them. Given their controversial
nature, it may be wise to
think twice before we reach for
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THEATRE • EVENTS • EXHIBITS • NIGHTLIFE • MEETINGS
737-0724 • Fax 737-9019
SPECIAL OLYMPICS SUMMER GAMES 10
FRIDAY a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday & 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday.
Athletes from across Delaware will compete in six
over two days - aquatics, athletics, bocce,
power lifting, softball and tennis. Nelson Athletic
Complex, University of Delaware, Newark. Info.,
SENIOR CENTER DANCE 6:30- 9:30p.m.
Featuring music, dancing, and the sounds of AI
Santoro and the Hi-Liters. The cost is $6 and is cosponsored
by the Newark Lions Club. Evergreens
Room, Newark Senior Center, 200 White Chapel Dr., Newark. Info., 302-
737-2336 ext. 13.
DELAWARE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL 7:30p.m. Program of Mozart
Divertimento for string trio Debussy Premiere Rapsodie for clarinet and
piano, and Higdon Light refracted for piano quartet and clarinet. Tickets cost
$20 adults; $16 seniors; $10 students; and free for children under 6.
Wilmington Music School, 4101 Washington St., Wilmington. Info., 302-
"HOMETOWN FAVORITES" 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Mon., Tues. & Fri.; 10 a.m. -
8 p.m. Wed. & Thurs. & 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat. Through June 30. Exhibit and
sale of watercolors by Kathy Ruck featuring favorite landmarks and historical
sites. You've Been Framed, 172 E. Main St., Newark. Free and open to
the public. Info., 302-366-1403.
EXTREME CREAMWARE Through July 25. This exhibition features
approximately 60 pieces predominantly from the 18th century that display
unusual forms and demonstrate a wide variety of decorations applied to
these everyday wares. Brandywine River Museum, Rt. l, Chadds Ford, Pa.
PRIME HOOK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekends
through December. Refuge is located just off Rt. 16 near Broadkill
Beach. 11978 Turtle Pond Road, Milton. Info., 302-684-8419.
THE LYRICAL LANDSCAPE Weekends through June 27. 1:30 p.m. Hourlong
walks through blooming landscapes that reveal founder Henry. Francis
duPont's secrets of naturalistic garden design and detail. Winterthur,
Kennett Pike. Tickets $20 for adults; $18 for students and seniors; $10 for
ages 2-11. Info., 302-888-4600.
WYNN BRESLIN OPEN STUDIO Noon- 3 p.m ..
mJROAY June 12 & 13. Breslin is an internationally known
award winning artist, who is included in numerous
publications. Her paintings grace the
t--walls of corporate board rooms, public institutions
worldwide. open to the public and free of charge.
Winter Studio, 470 Terrapin Lane, Newark. Info.,
YOUTH FISHING TOURNAMENT 10 a.m.- I
p.m. Catch fish, win prizes, and no entry fee.
Contestants must bring their own fishing equipment.
Catch and release will be taught and encouraged. There will be prizes award-
The wtique cello and guitar duo Montana Skies performs among
thousands of blooming pink roses in Longwood Garden's annual
Rose Arbor Concert on Thursday, June 17 at 7:30p.m. The pair,
from Atlanta, will present a program that includes both traditional
songs and original compositions that are innovative, captivating and
soothing. Tickets are included in general Longwood Gardens admission
of$14 for adults, $6 for ages 16-20,$2 ages 6-15 and free under
age 6. Group rates are also available. For info., 610-388-1000, visit
www.longwoodgardens.org or sign up for the monthly e-newsletter.
ed in three age levels: 4 -7, 8 -11, and 12 -15. Lums Pond, Dog Training
Area, Off of Rt. 896, Newark. Info., 302-739-3440.
CONCERT SERIES 6 p.m. Performance by Swing Samba Soul. Concert is
free to the public. On the lawn at Rockwood Mansion Park, 610 Shipley Rd.,
Wilmington. Info., 302-761-4340.
COMEDY PERFORMANCE 9:30p.m. Comedy show featuring Pat
O'Donnell, Gene Norris, Roy Clark with emcee Steve Golasa. Tickets are
$15 each. Comedy Cabaret, Air Transport Command, 143 N. DuPont Hwy.,
New Castle. Info., 302-652-6873.
HEALTH FAIR 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. This event will feature fun games for children
along with clowns, magicians, fire engines, State Police K -9 group and
more participating. The Fair will highlight education on Alzheimer's disease,
asthma, diabetes, stroke and heart attack risks. Complimentary classes will
be staged on fitness planning, self defense, seatbelt, helmet and sport safety.
Lantana Square Shopping Center. Info., 302-633-4420 or 800-272-3900.
JAZZ 7:30p.m. Performance by The Orrin Evans Trio with vocalist DAWN.
Dawn's influences range from classical to reggae to R&B. Orrin Evans is an
internationally known composer and jazz pianist. Longwood Gardens, Rt. !,
Kennett square, Pa. Performances are included in general G!lf(lens admission
of $14 for adults, $6 for ages 16-20,$2 ages 6-15 and free under age 6.
CASINO NIGHT 6 p.m. to midnight second Saturdays. Poker and wheel at
Newark Elks #2281, 42 Elks Trail, New Castle. Free admission for players.
REMEMBERING BELLANCA l - 4 p.m. Every Sat. and Sun. through Sept.
5. This exhibit features photographs of the Bellanca Air Hangar, the Bellanca
Corporation, and the personnel that made this famed period of early aviation
history possible. Old Library, 38 ThirdS!., New Castle. Info., 302-322-2794.
ST. ANTHONY'S ITALIAN FESTIVAL Through
UNDAY June 20. 5:30- 10:30 p.m. Monday- Friday; 2-
10:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There will be six
outdoor cafes under tents providing authentic Italian
food and free entertainment from 15 different musical
groups. St. Anthony's Church, 901 N. DuPont
St., Wilmington. Parking at Delaware Ave. & Van
Buren Sts., and 8th & Orange Sts., with shuttle bus
service to and from the festival. Info., 302-421-
COLLECTffiLE SHOW 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Featuring Sports Cards, NASCAR, Comic books, etc. Admission is $2 and
children 12 and under are free. Aetna Fire Hall, 273 West (across from the
Newark Post Office), Newark. Info., 302-438-0967.
25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION 9:30 a.m. Worship & 12:30 p.m.
celebration which the community is welcome to attend. Three former pastors
and the current interim, Don Harurnond, and the representative of the
National UCC, will speak about their experience with The New Ark UCC
and what they expect in the years to come. New Ark United Church of
Christ, 300 E. Main St., Newark. Info., 302-737-4544.
DELAWARE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL 3 p.m. Program of
Beethoven String Quartet in A Major, Op. 18 5 Kenji Bunch
Paraphraseology for violin and marimba Shostakovich String Quartet 4 in D
Major. Tickets cost $20 adults; $16 seniors; $10 students; and free for children
under 6. Copeland Lecture Hall, Winterthur Museum and gardens, Rt.
52, Wilmington. Info., 302-239-8440.
FREE SUNDAY MORNINGS Month of June 9:30a.m. - Noon. Free admission
includes the special exhibition The Kuerner Farm, museum guides
offering information about artwork, free childrens' Discovery Game, and
new annual family memberships at 25 percent off. Brandywine River
Museum, Rt. l, Chadds Ford, Pa. Info., 610-388-2700.
JAZZ CONCERT 7 p.m. This performance features
University of Delaware faculty Tom Palmer,
piano and Vernon James, saxophone joined by other
local area musicians. Concerts are free. Loudis
Recital Hall, Amy E. du Pont Music Building,
Amstel Ave. and Orchard Rd., Newark. Info., 302-
JULIANNA BAGGOTT 7 p.m. This local author
of Girl Talk, The Miss America Family, and The
Madam, will give a talk on becoming an author.
Free and open to the public. Newark Free Library,
750 Library Ave., Newark. Info., 302-731-7550.
LINE DANCING 1 p.m. beginner class; and 2 p.m. advanced class every
Monday at Newark Senior Center, 200 White Chapel Dr., Newark. Info.,
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Saturday at the American Legion of
Elkton. No cover, all welcome. Info.,
Tuesdays at Newark Senior Center, White
Chapel Dr., Newark. Free & open to pub-
Listeners and new members welcome.
FAMILY 4 COMMUNITY 1 p.m. second
Fridays. Continuing education to promote
better way of life at County Extension
Office, South Cbapel St, Newark. New
members welcome. Info., 302-738-4419
STRENGTH TRAINING 9- 10 a.m.
Mondays; 6:45 • 7:45p.m. Tues. and
'Thurs.; 10:15 -11:15 a.m. Wed. and Fri.
at Newark Senior Center, 200 White
Chapel Dr. Info., 302-737-2336.
LYME SUPPORT GROUP 10:30 a.m.
second Saturday of each month at the
Kirkwood Highway Library. Info., 302-
996-9065 or e-mail TLizzy@ snip.net.
RECYCLE ALUMINUM 9 a.m. to noon
second Saturday eacb month at Center for
Creative Arts, offRt. 82, Yorklyn.
Anything except foil. Remove non-metal
portions like glass or chair webbing. Call
for house siding and large pickups at 302-
239-2690 or 302-239-2434.
MEN'S BREAKFAST 7:30a.m. every
Saturday at Greater Grace Church, 30
Blue Hen Dr. $5 donation goes to missions.
KARAOKE 8 p.m.- midnight every
NATURE VIDEOS l p.m. every Saturday.
Video and one-hour guided walk for all
ages at Ashland Nature Center. Info.,
• SUNDAY, JUNE 13
BEAR DANCERS Second Sunday. Square
dancing from 2-5 p.m. No partner or
experience needed. Dress comfortably
and bring clean, soft-soled shoes. No
smoking or alcohol. 208 Mariner's Way,
Bear. $6lnfo., 302-838-0493, ext. 5.
• MONDAY, JUNE 14
PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS 7:30
p.m. orientation meeting the second
Monday of the month at the Bear Library,
Governor's Square. Info., 302-998-3115,
MHA DEPRESSION SUPPORT GROUP
7 - 9 p.m. Mondays. Support group sponsored
by Mental Health Association in
Delaware. Free. To protect privacy of
members, meeting locations provided
only with registration at 302-765-9740.
SIMPLY JAZZERCIZE 10:15 a.m
Mondays, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m.
Wednesdays at Newark Senior Center,
200 White Chapel Drive. Info., 302-737-
CHORUS OF BRANDYWINE 7:30p.m.
Men's barbershop rehearsals at MBNA
Bowman Conference Center, Ogletown.
All welcome. Info., 302-655-SING.
NEWARK ROTARY CLUB 6:15 -7:30
p.m. every Monday at the Holiday Inn,
Route 273. Info., 453-8853.
GUARDIANS' SUPPORT 6 - 8 p.m.
Meeting for grandparents and all those
raising others' children at Children &
Families First, 62 N. Chapel St., Newark.
Information and registration, 302-658-
5177, ext. 260.
NCCo STROKE CLUB noon at the Jewish
Community Center, Talleyville. Info., call
Nancy Traub at 302-324-4444.
SCOTTISH DANCING 7:30p.m. at St.
Thomas Episcopal Church, 276 S.
College Ave., Newark. Info., 302-368-
• TUESDAY, JUNE 15
CAREGIVER SUPPORT 7 to 9 p.m. third
lie. Info., 302-737-2336.
NARFE 11 a.m. third Tuesday of month.
Newark Chapter of National Association
of Retired Federal Employees meets at
the First State Diner & Restaurant, 1108
S. College Ave. Info., 302-731-1628 or at
STAMP GROUP I p.m. first and third
Tuesday of month at Newark Senior
Center, 200 White Chapel Dr. Info., 302-
NEWARK LIONS 6:30p.m. frrst and third
Tuesday of month. Lions meeting with
program at the Holiday Inn, Newark
Rt.273/I-95 . Call Marvin Quinn at 302-
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 7 p.m. first
and third Tuesdays at Liberty Baptist
Church, Red Lion Rd., Bear. Info., 302-
NEWARK DELTONES 7:45p.m. every
Tuesday. For men who like to sing at
New Ark United Church of Christ, 300 B.
Main St. Info., call Will at 302-368-3052.
DIVORCECARE 6:30- 8:30p.m. Support
group meeting at Evangelical
Presbyterian Church, 308 Possum Park
Rd., Newark. Info., 302-737-7239.
SWEET ADELINES 7:30-10 p.m. every
Thesday. Singing group meets at MBNA
Bowman Center, Route 4, Newark.
SCRAPBOOKING 7 • 9 p.m. Tuesdays at
Glasgow Reformed Presbyterian Cburcb,
Summit Bridge Road, Glasgow. Nursery,
$2/child. Info., 302-834-GRPC.
MS SUPPORT 4 • 6 p.m. Tuesdays at MS
Society Headquarters, 2 Mill Road,
Wtlrnington. Info., 302-655-5610.
• WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16
CROON'S AND COLITIS FOUNDA·
TION 7:30p.m. third Wednesdays.
Wtlrnington Satellite Group meets at
Christiana Hospital, Room 1100. Info.,
BGCCCO MEETING 7 p.m. third
Wednesdays. Bear Glasgow Council of
Civic Organizations meets at Pencader
Grange Hall, Glasgow Avenue/Old Rt.
8%. Info., 302-832-0793.
DIAMOND STATE CROCHETERS 6
p.m. third Wednesdays in the Limestone
Medical Center, Room 005, Limestone
Rd. Info., call Ann at 302-324-8585.
AT HOME MOTHERS CONNECTION
7:30p.m. First and third Wednesdays.
Meeting for moms only at St. Barnabas
Church, Duncan Rd. Info., call Darlene
Regan at 610-274-2165.
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