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e e I a n d Y ;r I Y k is F- 0 ',e I 'e ,e Jt I te le e '2 Angie Moon photo Festival for Youth begins in Sussex Jan. 10 Events have been scheduled for the Festival for Youth in Seaford, which Will be held this year from Friday, Jan. 10 to Saturday, Jan. 18. Friday, Jan. 10: Senior Citizens' Prom and Dinner. Sponsored by the Western Sussex Senior Cen- ters, the event will be held at Seaford High School from 6 to 11 p.m. Tickets are available at the Nanticoke, Bridgeville and Laurel Senior Centers. Saturday, Jan. 11: The play "Ben Carson, M.D." and Career Fair and Youth Forum with Wal- ter Anderson, editor of Parade Magazine. Sponsored by Soropti- mist International of Seaford, the program begins at 10 a.m. at Seaford High School Tickets are $7. Wednesday, Jan. 15: "Rolling to a Bright Future" Bowling Tour- nament with youth and the Police Chiefs of Western Sussex and the Delaware State Police. The event is sponsored by Richard Y. Johnson and admis, sion is free. Thursday, Jan. 16: "An Olympic Dream" softball clinic by U.S. gold medalist Dionna Harris. Held at Laurel High School at 4 p.m., tickets are $2. Refreshments will be sold. Sponsored by the Smokehouse, Stumpf, Vickers and Sandy, and a Friend of the Festival. Friday, Jan. 17: Celebrity bas- ketball game and sports memora- bilia auction, sponsored by Mel- lon Bank. "I'he game starts at 6 p.m. at Seaford High School and post- game auction features an exten- sive Yankee collection, major league items and collectibles. You must have a ticket to enter the auc- tion. Tickets are $6. Saturday, Jan. 18: Sports card and Autograph Show. Sponsored by C.C. Oliphant, the show runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Laurel High School. Refreshments will be sold. Tickets are $4. Saturday, Jan. 18: The festival concludes with the banquet, spon- sored by Comcast Cable. It will be held at the Delmarva Convention Center and begins at 6:30 p.m. Featured guests are Brig. Gen. Clara Adams-Ender; Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who will be introduced-by Dr. Benjamin Carson, and Bob Wei- land, a nationally recognized mo- tivational speaker. Tickets are $30. Tickets for the Youth Festival are now on sale. A combination ticket is $60. Tickets may be pur- chasedat the Boys & Girls Club, the Seaford Police Department and the Seaforcl Department of Parks and Recreation. For more information, call 629-8740 or 628-3789. Proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Western Sussex and other programs for youth. Lighthouse Continued from page 14 patrolsL But the most dramatic time was perhaps the coastal storm which sent waves crashing against the front door of the lighthouse. The storm of 1962 devastated the Cape region coastline when the nor'easter stalled and high tides piled on top of earlier tides, caus- ing massive destruction to the ocean blocks of coastal towns. Fourteen Foot Light sits near the Anchorage in deep water. It's near Big Stone Anchorage and the storm was wickedly powerful. "The whole lighthouse quiv- ered...I thought it was all over for us," Walls said as waves struck the front of the 40-foot high Light. But Walls and the other keepers came through fine. His wife and little girl on shore also came through the storm fine. "Now, it's a little piece of histo- ry," Walls said of their time on the water. Reilly is hoping to contact more lighthouse keepers or families of lighthouse keepers.. Anyone inter- ested in the reunions may reach her at 609-697-3260 or fax her at 609-697-1855. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 3 - Jaxauary 9, 1997- 15 Presents a joy for West Rehoboth Tomikka Burton, age seven, and Derel Custis, age 10, both of Rehoboth Beach, accept presents at the Burton Village Community Center during the annual presentation spon- sored by the Burton Village housing project, Grotto Pizza, Mt. Pleasant U.M.E. Church and the Dewey Beach Lions Club held prior to Christmas. A host of volunteers helped in the annual effort. on the Avenue Rehoboth Beach fine apparel for men & women FURTHER REDUCTIONS Exciting Spring Fashions Arriving Daily OPEN DALLY Mon. - Thurs. 10-5:30 Fri. & Sat. 10,6 Sun. 12-5 _ . , 2 ................