News
DOVER — Of Delaware’s COVID-19 hospitalizations for the week of Sept. 6 to Sept. 12, 78% were not fully vaccinated, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health. In that time …
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two Delaware women who confronted supporters of former President Donald Trump and took a “Make America Great Again” hat from them at the 2020 Democratic National …
Coronavirus
DOVER — The COVID-19 vaccine is coming to barbershops and salons. Janaid’s Salon For Men will host a vaccination event Saturday in partnership with the Kent County Coalition for …
There were 130 in-person contagious cases of COVID-19 among students in Delaware public schools over a seven-day period, accounting for 0.09% of the total population of students in school this year, according to information released by the Delaware Division of Public Health on Thursday.
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Kent
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A woman who said her father, a former pastor of a Delaware church, sexually abused her as a child and trafficked her to other men, was awarded $1.5 million by a federal jury on …
Sussex
On Tuesday, during Rail Safety Week, the Delaware State Police will join Amtrak police and more than 600 local, state, federal and railroad law enforcement departments for “Operation Clear Track,” which will raise awareness and enforce railroad grade crossing and trespassing laws in 48 states.
Dorchester
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland State Parks are completing 15 projects with the assistance of a new grant program of the Friends of Maryland State Parks, improving trails and habitats and enhancing …
New Castle
MIDDLETOWN — An 18-year-old Middletown man was arrested on drug and firearm charges Thursday, authorities said.
Wicomico
Salisbury once again welcomed the National Folk Festival to its Downtown, the third year the city has physically hosted the event. Big acts such as blues singer Shemekia Copeland, bluegrass group The …
Somerset
BALTIMORE — Phillip J. “Jamie” Harrington III, age 50, of Dorchester County, and his company, Capt. Phip’s Seafood Inc. pleaded guilty Sept. 15 to unlawful employment of …
Sports
Yamir Knight of Smyrna follows teammate Wayne Knight around left end for a touchdown against Middletown in the first quarter.

Eagles fall to Cavs 28-14 in Harvest Bowl

SMYRNA — For three quarters, it was either teams’ game to win. But the fourth quarter belonged to Middletown — and thus so …
Marvin Dooley

Woodbridge dominates in 2nd half for 30-22 win

MILL CREEK — For the second game in a row, the Woodbridge High football team saved its best for last. The Blue Raiders scored 22 …
First State Military Academy’s quarterback Raheem Tomony gets the ball stripped by a Polytech player in the first quarter at FSMA in Clayton on Friday.

Roundup: Polytech snaps 15-game losing streak with win over FSMA

Polytech High blanked First State Military, 27-0, on Friday afternoon in Class 1A football to pick up the program’s first win since …
Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan.Cambridge-South Dorchester High School’s running back Dario Belizaire is one of the team’s top scorers. Here, he takes the ball around left end for a gain on Friday.

Vikings hammer the Clippers, 32-14

CAMBRIDGE — They saved their scoring for the second half, but when they started, the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School …

Riders drop to 0-3 with 6-0 loss to Appo

CAMDEN — It’s not like Caesar Rodney High didn’t have chances to put the ball in the end zone. The Riders drove …
Delaware
SMYRNA — The Smyrna Police Department will host its National Night Out event Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.
GEORGETOWN — Two environmental watchdog groups are calling action by the Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission “unlawful,” by allowing what they consider a “clearly lapsed” conditional-use permit for a proposed biogas facility to remain in effect.
DOVER — A 31-year-old Newark man was arrested in connection with an Aug. 8 shooting inside a Royal Farms, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said.
Maryland
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dustin Hopkins made a 43-yard field goal on an untimed down — after a penalty negated his miss seconds earlier — and Washington beat the New York Giants 30-29 on Thursday …
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A man described by U.S. authorities as the world's most prolific purveyor of child pornography at the time of his arrest in Ireland was sentenced on Wednesday to 27 years in …
EASTON, Md. (AP) — A Confederate monument is set to be moved from a courthouse lawn on Maryland’s Eastern Shore after local officials voted Tuesday night to relocate it to a Virginia …
Neighbors
SMYRNA — The Friends of Garrisons Lake Golf Course are having their second annual golf tournament Sept. 24 at Garrisons Lake Golf Club, 101 W. Fairways Circle.
DOVER — As part of Child Passenger Safety Week, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety is hosting a free event to make sure children are safely secured in their car seats and booster seats, and …
DOVER — American Legion Walter L Fox Post 2, at is planning fundraising events at its location at 835 S. Bay Road, Dover. A Steak, Ribs and Shrimp Night will be Sept. 18 from 4-9 p.m. …
Nation
JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Witnesses say a series of three explosions that targeted Taliban vehicles in the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province has left at least three dead and 20 …
is meeting resistance from China, the world's biggest climate polluter, which is adamant that the United States ease confrontation over other matters if it wants Rights advocates and Republican …
SEPT. 11 - 17, 2021 From 9/11 commemorations in New York, to scenes of daily life in Afghanistan, to a dramatic collision at the Italian Formula One Grand Prix, this photo gallery highlights some …
NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida said late Friday that they are working with the FBI to locate 23-year-old Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the disappearance of his girlfriend, …
THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Crews were watching the weather this weekend as they battled California wildfires that have burned into some groves of gigantic ancient sequoias as they try to protect …
World
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels executed on Saturday nine people they said were involvement in the killing of a senior rebel official in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition more …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention of vice" in the building that once housed the Women's Affairs …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Sorry is not enough for the Afghan survivors of an errant U.S. drone strike that killed 10 members of their family, including seven children. Emal Ahmadi, whose …
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a tough battle against his Conservative Party rival, Erin O’Toole, in Canadian elections on Monday. Trudeau called the early election in …
Business
DOVER — Following a “number of incidents in and outside” of Irish Mike’s Olde Towne Pub, the bar has been indefinitely closed, according to Mayor Robin Christiansen.
DOVER — A steady downward trend over the past five years in the landowner discounts of permanent agricultural conservation easements selected for purchase in Delaware shows it’s a great …
PRINCESS ANNE — After much hard work Positive Reinforcement Inc. is ready to hold its grand opening noon Monday, Sept. 20, at its office 30260 Mt. Vernon Road, next to Spike’s Pub in the …
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Justin Maxson, United States Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development, recently announced that USDA will begin accepting applications on Oct. 1 …
Things to Do

Art classes offered at Seaford Gallery

SEAFORD — The following are classes scheduled at Seaford Gallery 107 for the months of September and …
Kent County Theatre Guild rehearse for The Red Velvet Cake War, starting on September 24th, under the direction of Michael Polo. First row from left, Patti Gatto (Peaches Verdeen Belrose), Terri Thompson (Gaynelle Verdeen Bodeen), Dede Kingston (Jimmie Wyvette Verdeen). Second row from left, Steven Dow (Newt Blaylock), Melissa Brenner (Elsa Dowdall), Madison Burtner (Cee Cee Windham), Terry Doane (Sheriff Grover Lout & Purvis Verdeen), Pat Musto (Mama Doll Hargis), Bill Sanders (Aubrey Verdeen), Chris Polo (Lamerle Verdeen Minshew) and June Allen (Bitsy Hargis).

Best Bets: Kent County Theatre Guild serves up laughs with 'Red Velvet Cake War'

The war is on at Kent County Theatre Guild’s Patchwork Playhouse. “The Red Velvet Cake War” starts Sept. 24 at …

Exhibit honoring vets coming to Harrington, Middletown

Wreaths Across America announced Thursday that its Mobile Education Exhibit, which has been traveling the country to honor veterans, …

Lemurs & Lagers fundraiser at Brandywine Zoo

WILMINGTON — A very “chill” fundraising party is planned at the Brandywine Zoo called, Lemurs & Lagers, to be held on Friday, …
"Panchito," the World War II North American B-25 bomber, will return for the 2021 Wings & Wheels festival Oct. 2 at the Delaware Coastal Airport.

Wings & Wheels to take flight once again in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — Wings & Wheels, the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce’s fall festival that provides attractions on land and in …