News
LONG NECK — When Litenia “Tina” Knight of Rehoboth Beach — recently announced as Easterseals’ Walk With Me Delmarva ambassador — had a heart attack, it rocked the whole family. Ms. Knight was a very outgoing and social person, who was active in the community. After she spent 13 minutes without oxygen, she woke up, and it was discovered she had a brain injury and low vision.
DOVER — Kent County’s first class of paramedic trainees graduated Aug. 11 and are now full-fledged employees of the Department of Public Safety’s Emergency Medical Services Division.
DOVER — The Mid-Atlantic Association for Women in Law Enforcement presented a check to the Kent County chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America for its Canines Assisting Service Heroes program July 28.
Coronavirus
The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, held July 31 to Aug. 4 in San Diego, offered some new insights into COVID-19’s impact on memory and thinking skills. The …
Member Exclusive
DOVER — Funding for the state’s pandemic emergency housing program is set to run out at the end of the month, which will affect 436 households. The program, established in 2020, used …
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Kent
MILFORD — A new building for the Milford branch of the Food Bank of Delaware cleared a significant bureaucratic hurdle Tuesday and is well on its way to a planned groundbreaking date next …
Sussex
A transition to clean, zero-emission vehicles would have a dramatic impact on the air quality and health of Delaware residents, according to a report by the American Lung Association released Wednesday.
Dorchester
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, with the support of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, announces a new initiative to provide marketing support to the …
New Castle
The state has lowered hurdles to entice participation in solar.
Wicomico
Wicomico County Council members have agreed to move forward with a proposed ban on Dissolved Air Flotation storage tanks, as decided in a legislative session this month.  At the session on …
Somerset
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering changes to the reporting requirements for commercial licensees who guide fishing parties. Currently, a Commercial …
Opinion
Here is the Question of the Day: Woodbridge School District will have two armed and certified constables in each of its buildings in the upcoming school year, triggered by state funding. The …
The 14-year-old girl fumes at the dinner table. She got a D in math on her report card and notice of that was sent directly to her mother’s phone. The mother naturally shared that with her partner, and he laid down new rules restricting the girl’s use of her phone until her grades improved.
Reporter Joe Edelen’s recent story— on the closing of the Timberlane leased-land community of low-income homeowners, which is to be replaced with a more profitable housing venture — …
Sussex County Councilman Mark Schaeffer says he is offended by the Confederate flag flying on the grounds of the Nutter D. Marvel Carriage Museum. Therefore, he plans to ask county leaders to have …
Sports
DSU's Esaias Guthrie, a Middletown High grad, returned an interception 87 yards for a TD against Bowie State in the 2021 season opener.

DSU's Guthrie making a name for himself

DOVER — Esaias Guthrie didn’t think he was going anywhere when he caught the football. Not at first. “It was kind of crazy …
The Delmar Little League girls team received a heroes’ welcome on Tuesday when they received a police escort into town. The team came up one run short in losing to Texas, 5-4 in extra innings, in the World Series Championship game held Monday in Greenville, N.C. Delmar was attempting to become the first Maryland team to win the LLSWS. A win over the Philippines on Sunday placed Delmar in the title game with a perfect 4-0 record until Monday's defeat.

Photo Gallery: Delmar Little League girls return home to cheers

The Delmar Little League girls team received a heroes’ welcome on Tuesday when they received a police escort into town. The team …
Cambridge Little League's 8-10-year-old State Champion players and coaches traveled to Connecticut to play in the regional finals.

Little League: Dorchester 8-10 State Champion All-Stars finish winning season

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester 8-10 State Champion All-Stars finished their season last week – in Connecticut. The boys and …
Smyrna Eagles football lineman Nate Chandler during Monday

Photo gallery: Smyrna High preseason football practice

SMYRNA  - The Smyrna High football team began its second week of preseason football camp with a practice session on Monday …
Workers with Aerial Services in Salisbury complete the installation of Musco Sports Lighting at the stadium field at Crisfield High School. Plans are now for the first nighttime varsity boys soccer, girls soccer and field hockey games to be under the lights in September. The $256,000 expense was covered half by the County Commissioner’s and half by the Board of Education.

Stadium lights at Crisfield High finally in place for varsity games this fall

The lights are in place at the stadium field at Crisfield High School and plans are for the first night games ever during the fall …
Delaware
MILFORD — Plans for a new medical building in southeastern Milford moved forward Tuesday, with the Milford Planning Commission voting to recommend that City Council approve the project. Members …
Member Exclusive
DOVER — An array of first responders mingled amiably with community members at Dover’s National Night Out gathering Tuesday. The Dover Police Department-sponsored event also included a …
MILFORD — The environs of the Milford Senior Center are bursting with vibrant yellows and oranges. The sights are thanks to the recent efforts of members of the Milford Garden Club, who for …
Maryland
CAMBRIDGE - In advance of the Aug. 23 special mayoral election, five of six declared candidates discussed the city's promise and problems Tuesday, Aug. 9. The forum was held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at …
BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge held Baltimore’s top prosecutor in contempt of court on Friday, finding that she willfully violated a gag order with an Instagram comment about a high-profile murder case …
CAMBRIDGE – WHCP Community Radio put Cambridge on the educational radio map in 2015 with an innovative low-power station covering a 10-mile radius around its downtown Race Street …
Neighbors
-- Monday, Aug. 18, 1980 Perdue Inc. President Donald W. Mabe was the commencement speaker at Sunday afternoon’s Wor-Wic Community College graduation, held in the Parkside High School …
DOVER — The Modern Maturity Center has found a creative way to help support its Meals on Wheels of Kent County volunteers who serve homebound adults in the community. The center is …
LEWES — The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware will present its 11th annual Go the Distance Run/Walk on Sept. 17 at Irish Eyes Restaurant & Pub.
Nation
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Thundering gas-powered muscle cars, for decades a fixture of American culture, will be closing in on their final Saturday-night cruises in the coming years as automakers begin …
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s chief financial officer is expected to plead guilty to tax violations Thursday in a deal that would require him to testify about illicit business practices at the …
NEW YORK (AP) — Today's sharks have nothing on their ancient cousins. A giant shark that roamed the oceans millions of years ago could have devoured a creature the size of a killer whale in just …
WALES, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin school board voted in favor of a policy that prohibits teachers and staff from displaying gay pride flags and other items that district officials consider political …
NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America says the revenue it gets from overdrafts has dropped 90% from a year ago, after the bank reduced overdraft fees to $10 from $35 and eliminated fees for bounced …
World
BHOLA, Bangladesh (AP) — When the Mehgna River swallowed Mohammad Jewel and Arzu Begum's tin-roofed family home overnight in southern Bangladesh just over a year ago they had no choice but to leave …
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A bombing at a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul during evening prayers on Wednesday killed at least 10 people, including a prominent cleric, and wounded at least 27, an …
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization described the persistent crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region as “the worst disaster on Earth” and wondered aloud Wednesday if …
LEH, India (AP) — The remains of an Indian army soldier have been found more than 38 years after he went missing on a glacier at the highest point along the heavily militarized contested border …
Business
Several Delaware cannabis organizations have partnered with the Educapital Foundation to offer $1 million in scholarships nationwide for those interested in cannabis career training.
DOVER — The Target store that has been closed since an alleged arson July 10 should be opening by the end of August, a company spokesperson said Monday.
DOVER — Most people with roots in the capital city have a memory or two about the Hollywood Diner, an iconic eatery that first opened in the early 1950s. However, the restaurant, with its bright chrome and red siding right in the heart of the U.S. 13 corridor, has been quiet and void of memories for three years.
MIDDLETOWN — Delaware’s lone Häagen-Dazs store has dished out ice cream for just more than two months now. But on Saturday, the store was especially busy. Customers swirled in during its official grand opening, complete with a ribbon-cutting, Chamber of Commerce support and free ice cream for the first 500 guests.
Things to Do
The Wicomico County Fair kicks off Friday night at WinterPlace Park in Salisbury..

Wicomico County Fair kicks off Friday at WinterPlace Park

The Wicomico County Fair returns this year to offer residents a taste of rural life on Maryland’s lower Eastern Shore, but the …

Hippiefest brings Woodstock back to Milford Museum

MILFORD  - The Milford Museum's Hippiefest is set for Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m. on the lawn of the Causey Mansion. Hippiefest …

CHEER seeks vendors for October craft show in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — CHEER’s Fall Holiday Craft Show will be held Oct. 8 at the Warren & Charles Allen Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill …

AIDS Walk Delaware set for Sept. 17

The annual AIDS Walk Delaware will take place Sept. 17, with walkers stepping off at 10 a.m.
At DEMA headquarters, multiple screens track news and transit information across the state and country. At 2:59, warnings of terrorist incidents flash across the screen as well as up-to-date information.

Family Emergency Preparedness Day returns in Camden

CAMDEN — After a two-year absence, the 16th annual Family Emergency Preparedness Day returns Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at …