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Kent County group aims to help minorities with vaccinations

DOVER — A coalition formed in Kent County, with the goal of reaching minority communities with the COVID-19 vaccine, has helped about 6,000 individuals get vaccinated, the Rev. Rita Paige said …

DOVER — The memories of 24 fallen Delaware State Police troopers were honored at DSP’s annual Memorial Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony on Wednesday morning, an event that came with a promise to always remember the deceased officers’ collective sacrifice while protecting the public.

Wicomico County officials have opened a new inclusive playground at the Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex in Salisbury. On Tuesday, a group gathered at the complex to cut the ribbon on the project, …
News
MILLVILLE - A 41-year-old Millsboro man was arrested on a second-degree assault charge following an incident at Hooked Up Ale House Saturday night. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. …
The Salisbury Police Department has been awarded national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The city’s recognition in the Tier 1 CALEA Law …
Dr. Clara Small will always remember the day she thought she would end up behind bars. She was teaching a Black History class at Salisbury University when a student, on a Friday afternoon – …
Coronavirus
CVS Health announced Wednesday that it is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations at CVS Pharmacy locations across the country, including 19 locations in Delaware, with no appointment necessary.
MAGNOLIA — Standing in line to receive food boxes with her kids and other families during the COVID-19 pandemic gave Jennifer Antonik a new perspective.
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Kent
CHESWOLD — Delaware State Police have identified Erick S. Dunfee, 42, of Clayton, as the pedestrian killed in a motor vehicle crash Sunday on Seven Hickories Road.
Sussex
MILLSBORO — The contentious issue of legally allowing privately owned golf carts to travel the public streets of Plantation Lakes has hit a roadblock.
Dorchester
POPLAR ISLAND — In the Chesapeake Bay, the muskrat is a valuable partner in an ambitious project to restore a remote island under siege. It’s helping turn sediment scooped from Baltimore …
New Castle
For Carlos Estrada, a first-generation Mexican living Downstate, today’s Cinco de Mayo celebration is more than just drinking margaritas and eating the food that comes from the rich …
Wicomico
A full police detail funeral will be held on Monday at noon at Emmanuel Wesleyan Church in Salisbury for Delmar Police Cpl. Keith Heacook, who was fatally injured in the line of duty. The …
Somerset
PIKESVILLE — The Maryland Department of State Police and the Maryland Department of Labor are warning the public of an increase in unemployment insurance related fraud cases and other scams …
Sports
Viking leadoff batter Tim Hitchcock gets a close look at an outside pitch to take a walk against Polytech on Tuesday.

Local Roundup: Vikings get back on track as Joseph blanks Polytech

Gage Joseph pitched a complete-game four-hitter to earn the shutout as Cape Henlopen High blanked Polytech, 7-0, in Henlopen North …
Polytech’s goalie Delaney Dillion on a save against Caesar Rodney in the second half at Poly on Saturday.

Local roundup: Panthers get past Spartans

Jayda Marshall’s second-half goal lifted Polytech High to a 2-1 victory over Lake Forest in Henlopen Conference girls’ …
Senior receiver Gene Coleman had 10 catches at Jacksonville State on Sunday, one short of the Delaware playoff record.

Blue Hens Notebook: Coleman catches fire in Blue Hens’ playoff win

NEWARK — It’s sort of become Gene Coleman’s trademark. If the Delaware receiver catches the football face-up to a defender, …
Blue Hen defensive end Frank Burton II is the son of the former DelState football standout, Frank Burton.

Blue Hens to face No. 1 South Dakota State in FCS semifinals

NEWARK — After knocking off the No. 4 team in the NCAA FCS Division I playoffs, now the Delaware football team will have to try to …
Delaware linebackers Liam Trainer (11) and Colby Reeder (4) celebrate a defensive stop in Sunday’s 20-14 win at Jacksonville State.

Blue Hens in FCS semifinals: Henderson, defense carry UD by Jacksonville St. 20-14

Nolan Henderson grew up a Delaware football fan. So the Smyrna High grad knows that so much of the Blue Hens’ tradition is …
Delaware
DOVER — Kent County Levy Court commissioners talked in their committee meeting this week about utilizing county funds to support local law enforcement through a grant program, developing a paramedic-recruitment incentive initiative and implementing a remote work policy.
MILFORD — The Second Friday of Milford program for Friday, May 14 at 7 p.m. will be about maritime archaeology in the area.Stephanie Soder, a cultural preservation specialist with …
DOVER — There was no way that Dover Police Chief Thomas Johnson could have predicted all the challenges that would get in his department’s way when he began his tenure Feb. 14, 2020.
Maryland
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Civil rights advocates sued a Maryland county on Wednesday to seek the court-ordered removal of a Confederate monument from a courthouse lawn on the state's Eastern Shore, …
BALTIMORE (AP) — The owner of a Maryland physical therapy business is facing up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to not paying more than $258,000 in federal employment taxes. Harshe …
COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Sifting through a shovel load of dirt in a suburban backyard, Michael Raupp and Paula Shrewsbury find their quarry: a cicada nymph. And then another. And another. And four …
Neighbors
--Thursday, May 6, 1999 Each of the five candidates for Salisbury Police Chief told their City Council interviewers that they would reduce the number of department leadership positions in favor of …
GREENWOOD — On Saturday, May 22, the Greenwood Memorial VFW Auxiliary will hold an outdoor yard sale at the VFW Post 7478 located at the corner of Mill Street and Governors Avenue in Greenwood. …
GEORGETOWN — Sussex Conservation District is offering free pre-sidedress soil nitrogen testing to corn growers in Sussex County. SCD recommends performing a PSNT in the spring to determine …
Nation
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer traveled thousands of miles to Homer, Alaska, for an FBI raid on a woman's home, looking for something stolen during the Jan. 6 insurrection …
ATLANTA (AP) — The firing of the former Atlanta police officer who's charged with murder in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks was reversed after a review panel found the city failed to follow …
NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Close recently made music-related headlines for at the Academy Awards, but the revered actor has some real music news: she’s releasing an album with Grammy-winning jazz …
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cale Foy had just started hiking with his wife and three kids as they do every Sunday when he noticed what he thought was an abandoned fishing vessel approaching the rocky, …
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. birth rate fell 4% last year, the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years, according to a government report being released Wednesday. The rate dropped for moms …
World
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Malian woman has given birth to nine babies at once — after only expecting seven, according to Mali's Minister of Health and the Moroccan clinic where the nonuplets were …
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Myanmar’s security forces moved in and the street lamps went black. In house after house, people shut off their lights. Darkness swallowed the block. Huddled inside …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — José Luis Hernández Martínez crossed Mexico City every day on subway Line 12 between his home on the city’s south side and the body shop where he worked repairing mangled …
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's president on Wednesday signaled he would move quickly to task a new candidate with forming a government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to do so ahead of a …
Business
WILMINGTON — Ann Rudolph has joined Artisans’ Bank as senior vice president in the Commercial Banking Division located at Red Clay Center at Little Falls corporate offices. Ms. …
WILMINGTON — Kathleen Rutherford will serve as executive director for A Better Delaware, a political advocacy organization which supports “pro-growth, pro-jobs policies and overall …
NASSAU — The Local Campaign Organization of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation has appointed James “Jim” DeMartino as their new coordinator. Mr. DeMartino will replace Bob …
MILFORD — The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Fur Baby Pet Resort last week, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the business and its new location in Milford.
Things to Do
Bryce, 8, studies the steamed crabs sold by Anthony Ross of Ross Crabs at the Riverwalk Farmers Market.

May days in Milford

The Riverwalk Farmers Market kicked off its season May 1. Downtown Milford Inc. President Peggy Reilly said she was excited about …

Walter L. Fox Post 2 to host Fourth of July Parade

DOVER — The American Legion, Walter L. Fox Post 2 will hold its annual Fourth of July Parade on Sunday, July 4 Participants …
Paul Donovan, singer-songwriter and guitarist, will be performing covers and originals near Loockerman Way Plaza at this week’s First Friday activities in downtown Dover.

First Friday set to bloom with several new eateries on way to downtown Dover

DOVER — The flowers are in full bloom, and the pace is about to pick up in downtown Dover, as First Friday activities are set to …
Tim Yoder is a true "mudder" as he navigates a Delmarva Dirt Dash obstacle challenge at a past event. After a pandemic-related absence in 2020, this year's dash will be held June 5.

Hit the dirt: Fundraiser for Greenwood Mennonite School back after year’s absence

GREENWOOD — It’s an adventurous opportunity to get down, dirty and muddy. Although it was a pandemic cancellation in 2020, the …
Caezar Falu as young Simba and Lily Truitt as young Nala in the Children's Theatre production of "The Lion King Jr.".

Children's Theatre comes roaring back with 'The Lion King Jr.'

The circle of life continues for the Children’s Theatre with Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.” The return to the Schwartz Center …