Jobs Coming to Seaford

Jan 18, 2013

115 new jobs will be coming to Seaford.

That’s the word from Governor Jack Markell during his State of the State address yesterday to a joint session of the General Assembly.

ILC Dover, which makes items like spacesuits for NASA will be getting hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants to bring the Grayling Industry’s manufacturing operations from Mexico to the First State.

State Representative Danny Short called the news an opportunity for vast numbers of people to bet jobs.

woodland ferry,

This Thursday the Woodland Ferry will be closed for seasonal maintenance until Saturday.

The Delaware Department of Transportation says that the ferry carries pedestrians and vehicles across the Nanticoke River southwest of Seaford.


      Ed Butler who has spent 25 years in City Hall in Seaford and is currently the town's mayor has announced that he is retiring.

     The Wilmington News Journal reports Butler, who is in his third term as mayor, will step down from his post this spring.

     Butler was elected to the city council in 1986, and had only one contested election during his seven terms.