Nylon Capital Center groundbreaking set for April 25

SEAFORD - It’s official. The groundbreaking for the Nylon Capital Center rehabilitation project is Thursday, April 25, the 9 th Street Development Company announced Friday. The event …

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Gregg and Wanda Salem do not live in poverty, and neither do others who reside in Peninsula Lakes in Long Neck. But they do everything possible to aid those who do.

WILMINGTON – Prosecutors have secured multiple felony convictions, including Delaware’s first-ever conviction for Deprivation of Civil Rights, against a Delaware State Trooper for the assault of two juveniles, Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Friday.
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LEWES — The National Kidney Foundation serving Maryland and Delaware will hold its 15th annual Southern Delaware Kidney Walk April 28 at Cape Henlopen State Park. Check-in begins at 10 …
MILTON — The Milton Chamber of Commerce will host a public briefing by Roddy Flynn, the executive director of the Delaware Broadband Office, at 5 p.m. April 23 at the Milton Public Library. …
Blood Bank of Delmarva announced a blood emergency this week following a period of low donor turnout. Contributing to the shortage is a nearly 50% drop in donations from donors ages 16-24 over …

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After bomb threat, Milford Planet Fitness closed four hours

The Milford Police Department responded to a bomb threat at Planet Fitness on Saturday, an incident that joined dozens of threats to gyms nationwide.

It appears that most of Dover's Legislative, Finance and Administrative Committee is leaning toward a conservative route for implementation of the Delaware Marijuana Control Act locally.
After serving Dover for seven years, La Baguette French Bakery celebrated its anniversary with a ribbon cutting Saturday.
DUNDALK, Md.— More than 1,000 small businesses have sought emergency federal loans to stay afloat following the March 26 collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge and closure of much of the Port …
Six-year-old Gabriello Scott cheering with her team during opening ceremony for the Camden-Wyoming Little League.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Photo gallery: Camden-Wyoming Little League opening night

CAMDEN  - Camden-Wyoming Little League held opening ceremonies for its upcoming season on Friday night. All 875 of the league's …
Caesar Rodney’s Alexandra LeNoir netted a pair of first-half goals in the Riders' 2-1 win over Indian River.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Thursday's Downstate Delaware high school scores

BASEBALL Woodbridge 8, Indian River 7 Delaware Military 7 , Dover 2 Lake Forest 3, Odessa 1 GIRLS’ SOCCER Caesar Rodney 2, …
Veteran quarterback Ryan O’Connor looks to make a throw in a recent Delaware spring football practice. Delaware Athletics photo/Donna McBride

Blue Hens' O'Connor welcomes competition at quarterback

NEWARK — Ryan O’Connor is Delaware’s most experienced quarterback. But he knows he’s not the Blue Hens’ only current QB …
Former District I Little League administrator and Dover native Biff Newnam. DAILY STATE NEWS/ANDY WALTER.

Three Downstaters going into Delaware Baseball Hall of Fame

WILMINGTON — Three players with Downstate ties are among the six people and one team being inducted into the Delaware Baseball …

Davis leads list of former Delaware State athletes going into Delaware Afro-American 'Hall'

DOVER — Emanual Davis, who went from Delaware State to the NBA, is one of 12 former athletes being inducted into the Delaware …
DOVER — Free entertainment is planned in Dover Motor Speedway’s Fan Zone throughout the upcoming April 26-28 NASCAR tripleheader weekend. The Fan Zone opens at noon April 26 and 9 …
In a little more than two years, what was just an idea by Steve Greifer has shifted into an arrangement bigger than he could have imagined.
Kent County
Bayhealth Hospital Kent Campus announces the opening of its new catheterization lab, equipped with cutting-edge technology and advanced imaging capabilities. This state-of-the-art facility is a …
DOVER — The Daughters of the American Revolution, Col. John Haslet Chapter in Dover participated in National Vietnam War Veterans Day ceremony at the Kent County Veterans Memorial Park. …
DOVER — Delaware Cancer Consortium members gathered April 9 for the 2024 retreat for presentations by local and national speakers, including four cancer survivors who shared their diagnosis, …
New Castle County
Citizens for Delaware Schools has published a non-partisan online School Board Voter Guide featuring the positions of candidates who responded to …
He’s a church-going father of three, a husband and a former truck driver who decided to take a huge chance for his family. When Charles Ringgold opened Himalayan Salt Of The Earth Cave in Middletown in February, from his perspective, he was a first-time business owner who just happened to be Black.
The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Services for Aging and Adults With Physical Disabilities is seeking public comments on its proposed October 2024-September 2028 State Plan on Aging.
Sussex County
Though largely unchanged from a previous version and without a multitude of comments for or against, the Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission chose to delay acting on a planned marijuana ordinance Wednesday.
BETHANY BEACH — Former Bethany Beach police chief Michael Redmon has pleaded guilty to DUI and accepted the first offenders program, the Delaware Department of Justice said Thursday.
Following a 660-vote defeat last month, the Cape Henlopen School District is tentatively scheduling another referendum for May 21, according to the Sussex County Board of Elections.