Tag: Profiles

‘I knew when I was in the 8th Grade that I wanted to be a Trooper’

Captain Sherri Benson of the Delaware State Police poses  with a photo of her grandfather, Harry Howard, and the  Laurel police officers he worked with in the 1960s.  Benson, who retires this year was inspired by him to  become a state trooper. Photo by Tony Russo In the mid 1980s,…

Mead, follow, or get out of the way

Seaford resident Jon Talkington, one of the owners of the planned  Brimming Horn Meadery in Lewes, has won  some of the  most prestigious awards bestowed upon mead makers. That one of the oldest drinks in history also is among the most obscure makes sense on some level. After all, mead…

Delmar chief prepares to close out storied career

Delmar Police Chief Harold Saylor rose quickly to the  top of the force, and spent his career in service to the  town. Photo by Tony Russo Delmar Police Chief Harold Saylor’s office is barely used. After spending the better part of three decades in the ramshackle building that…