Delaware Farm Bureau announces new executive director

DOVER – On Friday, the Delaware Farm Bureau announced that farmer Wm. Donald Clifton II as its new executive director. Mr. Clifton brings a variety of farming and agribusiness experience …

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DOVER — Just days removed from the Uvalde, Texas, elementary school massacre that left 21 dead, some state lawmakers are calling for immediate action to address mental health, gun control and …

There’s no better entertainment value around — whether it is at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, The Green in Dover or at a Delaware state park — than to take in a free summer concert following a long, hot day of swimming, hiking or barbecuing.
DOVER — Delaware’s educators are on the brink of receiving some much-needed support after legislation to improve their compensation passed in the Senate last week.
Local News
DOVER — House leaders in Delaware on Friday chastised a fellow Democrat who suggested in an online discussion that those who don’t support mask wearing amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases …
REHOBOTH BEACH — The Rehoboth Beach Patrol has stood guard for 100 years, providing a sense of security and assistance when a relaxing day doesn’t go quite as planned.
Coronavirus
DOVER — The Delaware Department of Correction announced Thursday that in-person visitation to all of its Level V prison and Level IV work release and violation of probation facilities is now …
WILMINGTON — Gov. John Carney formally extended the state’s public health emergency order another 30 days Thursday.
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CDCC joins People’s Place for ribbon cutting

DOVER – The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for People’s Place on May 10. The event was held at People’s Place at 1129 Airport Road in Milford. …

GEORGETOWN — Traffic looms as a potential roadblock to a developer’s downzoning request that could bring apartments to property along East Trap Pond Road.
GEORGETOWN — The Georgetown-Millsboro Rotary Club recently awarded $18,200 in grants to 10 community nonprofit groups. Grant recipients included the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, …
DOVER — Ignite Fitness Kickboxing recently donated more than 3,000 pounds of food and supplies to support Food Bank of Delaware, Purrfect Haven Cat Rescue, Grass Roots Rescue, and First State …
Sports
Caesar Rodney’s Olivia Hudson and Caravel’s Maci Hood battle in the first quarter at CR on Friday..

Riders not ready for their season to end yet

CAMDEN — Madelyn Reed likes being one of the last lines of defense. The Caesar Rodney High senior has always been a defender — …
Cape Henlopen players run the the stands to celebrate their 13th straight lacrosse championship against Tatnall during the Girls Lacrosses State Finals at Delaware State University Stadium on Thursday.

Cape Henlopen makes it 13 girls' lacrosse state titles in a row

DOVER — It’s a rare occasion when a Delaware team challenges the Cape Henlopen High girls’ lacrosse squad. However, Tatnall …
Lake Forest’s Adam Schiff is congratulated by teammates after hitting a three run homer in the first inning at Dover on Thursday.

Local roundup: Lake Forest, CR both win baseball tourney openers

Lake Forest High scored three runs in both the sixth and seventh innings before the No. 17 Spartans downed No. 16 Sussex Central, 7-4, …
Dover’s Superia Clark has her eye on the goal as Caesar Rodney’s Chloe Hughes defends during the DIAA Girls Lacrosse playoff game at Dover on Wednesday.

Athlete of the Week: Superia Clark, Dover lacrosse

Dover High girls’ lacrosse player Superia Clark was voted this week’s State News Athlete of the Week. The senior tallied 10 goals …
The Sussex Central girls softball players celebrate winning the Girls Softball State semifinals against Appquinimink at Appquinimink on Wednesday.

Sussex Central earns return trip to DIAA softball state finals

MIDDLETOWN — It had taken Sussex Central High six innings to put up its first two runs. But, when the Golden Knights came to bat …
DOVER — John Sabanosh, a UH-1 “Huey” crew chief and pilot who flew more than 1,000 lifesaving combat missions and saved more than 350 American lives, will be the keynote speaker May 30 at a Memorial Day observance.
Memorial Day 2022 will be observed throughout the state with public ceremonies Sunday and May 30.
Kent County
KENT COUNTY — The Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity raised $14,000 in their annual Hearts 4 Homes campaign this year. CDHFH held the fifth annual Hearts 4 Homes campaign from Feb. 17 to …
DOVER - Allen Durham, 30, of Dover was arrested on weapons and burglary charges following an incident early Monday morning, authorities said.
BOWERS BEACH — The National Weather Service said widespread minor to moderate coastal flooding is expected through Sunday night as a nor’easter continued to pound Delaware this …
New Castle County
NEW CASTLE — A new pilot program from the Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities will seek to support older Delawareans to age safely in their own …
WILMINGTON — Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County’s annual breakfast will be a socially distanced gathering from 8-9 June 2 at the DuPont Country Club.
MIDDLETOWN - An accidental residential fire in the Parkside neighborhood Friday caused $200,000 in damage, the Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal said.
Sussex County
SEAFORD — A spring tradition took place Saturday, showcasing educational excellence that “stems” from a successful program born nearly five decades ago. Students in Minority Engineering Regional Incentive Training put their knowledge and creativity together in a team-based competition at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club.
GEORGETOWN — Taxes will remain unchanged as will Sussex County’s commitment to public safety in a 2023 budget proposal crafted during global uncertainty and challenging inflationary …
LEWES — The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice has announced that its Education and Scholarship Committee is accepting applications for the new Paraprofessional Scholarship Program.