Newark Post


Newark resident donates collection of World War II letters to UD library
February 2014
Every few months from 1940 to 1945, Henry Southmayd wrote home detailing his experience in the Air Force during World War II, which took him from New York to North Africa, Europe and the Middle East. More than 60 years later, his brother, Alan, 83, has donated the letters to the University of Delaware’s Special Collections, a department in the Morris Library that preserves and holds rare, historical materials available for the public to view. The Southmayd collection includes 58 documents, mostly letters and their original envelopes, photos and greeting cards.
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UD winter graduates urged to take risks but trust instincts 
January 2014
photo (16)Linda Russell Duffy was older than many of her professors at the University of Delaware but still had something to learn as she attended classes the past few semesters. After finishing a career in cardiology, the 63-year-old Newark resident returned to school to earn a BA in her longtime interest, American history. Duffy, who lives in the Windy Hills neighborhood, received her diploma among with several hundred other graduates at UD’s winter commencement on Sunday afternoon.
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Strizinger reflects on hard-fought campaign
November 2012 
After the polls closed, Bill Strizinger, the Republican candidate for State Senator, District 8, gathered with his supporters the Newark Country Club on West Main Street after a long day. Strizinger had stayed up all Sunday night distributing hundreds of signs to every polling place before Election Day.
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