Following deadly fires, Delaware officials push for the public's help

DOVER — Prompted by recent deadly blazes, Delaware fire officials issued a reminder to the public regarding the basic principles of fire safety.

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EASTON – University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s plans for construction of a new Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Easton have moved a step forward as hospital officials have …

Sussex County is redistributing more than a half-million dollars in American Rescue Plan Act funding to its housing rehabilitation program.
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A 50-year-old man and 37-year-old woman were arrested for multiple drug charges following search warrant executions in Laurel Tuesday, Delaware State Police said.
DEWEY BEACH — Due to impending weather, the Delaware State Police 100th Anniversary 5K Run/Walk has been rescheduled for Oct. 29.
No injuries were reported in a shooting incident that damaged multiple homes in Dover Tuesday, police said.

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Bookstore opens in former Buck’s Barbershop in Dover

After years of backbreaking work in Baltimore cleaning apartments for new tenants, Dawn Fair was ready for a career change. Then came an opportunity for the Marydel resident to fulfill a longtime dream: to own a bookstore.

Gov. John Carney is encouraging businesses to attend the Governor’s Central Delaware Career Expo, where local students can learn about careers in a variety of fields.
Energize Delaware’s 2023 Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC) Procurement Program will be open for bids from Sept. 18 at 9 a.m. to Sept. 29 at 5 p.m.
Del-One Federal Credit Union announces Member Business Loan Officer Chavonya Reddick has joined the Board of Directors for the Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce. The Delaware Black Chamber of …
Smyrna sophomore Alexis Mancuso blocks shot by Louise Rishko of Cape Henlopen in the second half.  SPECIAL TO THE DELAWARE STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Smyrna proves it can still compete with Cape Henlopen

SMYRNA — The result — even the score — was exactly the same. But last week’s 2-1 victory over Cape Henlopen High belonged …
Carly Timblin of Smyrna returns a shot from CR with backup help from teammate Eliza Schneider.  SPECIAL TO THE DELAWARE STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Photo gallery: Smyrna vs. Caesar Rodney

  High school scores Tuesday Boys' soccer   Caesar Rodney 3, Smyrna 0 Sussex Academy 2, Delmar 1 …
UD's Kym Wimberly and fellow receiver Joel Youngblood celebrate his 48-yard TD catch with just 12 seconds left in the first half on Saturday. Special to the Delaware State News/Sarah Boekholder.

Blue Hens' Carty is no stranger to New Hampshire

NEWARK — Ricky Santos was already New Hampshire’s starting quarterback by the time Ryan Carty arrived. The young assistant, …
Jakwon Kilby of Dover is hoisted into the air by teammate Keegan Countryman after he scored a touchdown in the second quarter against West Philadelphia. SPECIAL TO THE DELAWARE STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Senators cruise past Appoquinimink to go to 3-0

MIDDLETOWN — Dover High had taken care of its first two opponents pretty decisively. But they were both out-of-state schools. …
Blue Hen receiver Kym Wimberly pulls away from some St. Francis defenders on a 12-yard TD catch with 12 seconds left in the first half. Special to the Delaware State News/Sarah Boekholder

Delaware pulls away from St. Francis in home opener

NEWARK — Kym Wimberly had seen football games in Delaware Stadium before. But only on online videos. The Delaware …
Delaware Wild Lands, the oldest and largest land conservation organization in the state, is offering an adventure tour of the Great Cypress Swamp in Selbyville on Sept. 30.
Wilmington-area singer-songwriter Red Smith will make his Delaware Friends of Folk debut this weekend at the 32nd annual Delmarva Folk Festival at the G&R Campground, near Houston.
Kent County
NEWARK — Inspiring Hope Conference by NAMI Delaware will be held Oct. 5 at the Clayton Hall Conference Center, University of Delaware. Attendees can register by Oct. 4 at …
The Dover chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will hold its monthly dinner Thursday at The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille, 391 N. Dupont Highway, Dover.
Bayhealth’s Education team offers support at free monthly Bayhealth Community Wellness Program clinics. At each clinic, participants will have their blood pressure read, medicines review, …
New Castle County
WILMINGTON — A 35-year-old Ocean View man was sentenced Tuesday to 48 months in prison for distribution of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware David Weiss said in a news release.
WILMINGTON — Goldey-Beacom College has risen in the ranks of the U.S. News & World Report’s Regional University-North category. Following Goldey-Beacom’s reclassification …
The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition will host several events offering community health resources and free breast screenings to the public.
Sussex County
REHOBOTH BEACH — Cancer Support Community Delaware will host the Pink Affair Luncheon and Boutique Friday, Oct. 20 at Salero, atop the Henlopen Hotel on the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. Doors …
GEORGETOWN — CHEER, Inc. will be hosting its annual Fall Craft and Hobby Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen, Jr. CHEER Community Center. …
LEWES — The Village Improvement Association of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Inc. donated a total of $10,000 to three organizations in the greater Rehoboth Beach Area. The organizations …