Cahoon appointed as Capital School District interim superintendent, search begins for Cade successor

DOVER--The Capital School District Board of Education has appointed Victoir Cahoon, assistant superintendent, as the interim superintendent since the resignation of Vilicia Cade last week. The …

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DOVER — Women and Children Transformation Ministry International, Inc., held its second annual Honoring and Fundraising Banquet on June 2 at the Correctional Officers’ Association Banquet …

While there may be different thoughts about when summer starts — those closer to the coast may consider Memorial Day to be the kickoff — the astronomical beginning is when one of the Earth’s poles is the closest it gets to the sun all year.
Local News
Community
MILLSBORO – Several spots remain for sponsorship of Stars & Stripes, a community fireworks celebration presented by the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce. The event will be staged …
Things to Do
MILFORD — Leap of Faith Events is hosting a fundraiser craft show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 23 at the Carlisle Fire Company to benefit DJ's Alliance. DJ's Alliance, a non-profit …
Grant Opportunities
WILMINGTON — Nonprofits serving Kent County are encouraged to apply for grants from the Benjamin F. Potter Trust and Roy Klein Education Fund at the Delaware Community Foundation. Benjamin …
Police
Delaware State Police have identified 17-year-old Ahniya Coverdale of Harrington as the victim of a homicide on North Old State Road on June 9.
CHAMBER CONNECTION
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce is set to host its highly anticipated annual Awards for Excellence Celebration on Thursday from 5:30-9 p.m. in Dover.
Police
Delaware State Police are looking for a suspect and witnesses after a shooting on Palmer Road in Dover on Sunday.
Utilities
GREENWOOD — Delaware Electric Cooperative’s lineworkers won two awards at the 20th annual Gaff-n-Go Lineworker’s Rodeo in Doswell, Virginia. Over 300 lineworkers from 11 states …
LEWES — Beebe Healthcare is hosting more Coffee and Career events this summer where job seekers can speak with talent acquisition specialists in a variety of clinical and nonclinical areas. …
Health
DOVER — The Delaware Division of Public Health is currently investigating a rise in pertussis (whooping cough) cases in New Castle County. Pertussis is a serious respiratory illness that …
GEORGETOWN — During its regular meeting earlier this month, the Sussex County Council decided to support the ongoing Fenwick Island dredging project to the tune of $800,000. The deal will …
Government
DOVER – The Delaware state Senate took measures on Thursday to make roads in the First State safer in the future. Sen. Spiros Mantzavinos, D-Elsmere, offered a bill that would require …
Seeds of Need
GEORGETOWN — Feeding the needs of those facing hunger is an ongoing task in Delaware. It enlists the Food Bank of Delaware, the First State Community Action Agency and similar …
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Food Bank of Delaware leader: Hunger ‘going backwards’

MILFORD — The Food Bank of Delaware’s president and CEO believes the state “is going backwards in terms of the number of Delawareans who are food-insecure.” Cathy …

Business
GEORGETOWN -- on June 12, Neighborly Home Care held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Georgetown location. This is the third Neighborly Home Care location with one in Wilmington and one in …
Seeds of Need
In Delaware, 1 out of 8 people are hungry, while 1 out of 5 children are. This new data collected by the Food Bank of Delaware is sobering for the agency’s president and CEO Cathy Kanefsky. …
BUSINESS
On a property rich in history, catching up to modern times is important, as well. With financial help from the state, G&R Campground owners Yolanda and Leonard Young seek to do just that at their Houston location.
Sports

Delaware South advances in Carpenter Cup softball

PHILADELPHIA — Delaware South bounced back from an opening-game loss to win twice and advance to the second round of the Carpenter …
P T Stable's Beat Cop ($2.20, Tim Tetrick) was the fastest of three Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) winners Monday at Harrington Raceway with a 1:54.3 triumph. HARRINGTON RACEWAY PHOTO.

Beat Cop brings home DSBF victory at Harrington Raceway

 HARRINGTON - P T Stable's Beat Cop ($2.20, Tim Tetrick) was the fastest of three Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) winners …
Smyrna High quarterback Jacob Tiberi with Blue coaching staff members Dom Trotta (left) and Brandon and Marvin Dooley. Tortta and Brandon Dooley were on the Blue team when Marvin coached in 2016 and now are on the Gold coaching staff. Both are graduates of William Penn. SUBMITTED PHOTO.

Blue-Gold game reunites Smyrna's Tiberi, Woodbridge's Dooley

NEWARK — Marvin Dooley just grinned when asked what Jake Tiberi was like as a fifth-grader. “He was a nuisance,” joked the …
From a distance, you cannot see the drivers behind these trotters heading toward the halfway point of the fourth race Wednesday at Harrington Raceway.

Harrington Raceway harness racing entries

Harrington Raceway Entries Monday, Jun 17, 2024 Post time: 4:30 p.m.   1st  NW8001L5 $11,000 Pace 1. Ats …
Ball gets loose when Bryce Johnson of Indian River and Sanford’s Brady Colarik collided and goes to the turf in Tuesday’s annual Blue-White All-Star game.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Photo Gallery: Blue-White All-Star Boys Lacrosse Game

The North beat the South in Tuesday night's Blue-White All-Star boys lacrosse game Tuesday night at DE Turf in Frederica. Special …
MILFORD – The city of Milford is bringing back to Juneteenth celebration after having much success last year. On June 19 the city is hosting their second annual Juneteenth celebration from …
MILFORD – Just in time for summer demand, Big Oyster Brewery joined the Milford community. Big Oyster Brewery added to their location in Lewes to a second restaurant at the Southern …
Kent County
CAMDEN — The Caesar Rodney Class of 1974 held its 50th class reunion June 8 at Loblolly Acres. The reunion was attended by 80 classmates.
GEORGETOWN — The Vocational Technical School Districts, New Castle County Vo-Tech, Polytech, and Sussex Tech, are excited on behalf of students for the new Smart Transfer Enrollment Program …
Delmarva Chicken Association has granted scholarships totaling $25,000 to 12 students pursuing college and graduate studies connected to careers in Delmarva’s chicken industry through the …
New Castle County
WILMINGTON — The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition announces its new board members Mary Delgado, Lyn Henshaw, and Nicolle Surratte. Ms. Delgado, a Certified Public Accountant and Dover …
LEWES — Delawareans looking for ways to decrease home energy costs will be able to get information on several new and existing programs available through the Department of Natural Resources and …
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, along with Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester (all D-Del.) hosted Delawareans accepted into U.S. service academies June 12 …
Sussex County
This story will be updated. GEORGETOWN – To an audience that may have surpassed 2023’s large turnout, Juneteenth – a federal holiday linked to freedom and the final enforcement …
GEORGETOWN - Johnson Road will be closed between Lawson Road and Avalon Road starting Monday, June 24, the Delaware Department of Transportation announced. This closure for crossroad pipe …
GEORGETOWN — By law, Sussex County must pass a budget by June 30, so as part of its Tuesday, June 18 meeting, it is scheduled to hold a public hearing on the proposed nearly $266 million budget …
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