DOVER — Robin Agar has done the unthinkable. The longtime Kent County Library clerk has gotten children and adults to put aside their cellular devices and helped develop a burgeoning …
WILMINGTON—February is Career and Technical Education Month in the First State. The Delaware Advisory Council on Career and Technical Education (DACCTE) held a poster contest for every …
MILFORD—Citizen’s outcry turned into allowing Annette Billings to keep her property. Many people were left confused and did not know what the facts of the case were. It all …
For many, the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have always come out of a TV or radio. There’s one man, though, that can bring Dr. King almost back to life.
Born in March 1952, Cliffonia Gaines has no recollection of her father’s pioneering two-year tenure with the Seaford Police Department more than 70 years ago.
MILFORD—After about a month-long fight with the city of Milford, Annette Billings will get to keep her property that was in the process of being condemned through eminent domain for a bike …
MILFORD—The city of Milford has grown to know the name Annette Billings. She is a Milford native fighting to keep her property in a legal battle of eminent domain. The city is attempting …
DOVER — Noah Dixon topped off his FFA journey with a once in a lifetime trip. He is the president for the Delaware FFA association and will be finishing up his final year of service in …
Anyone involved with the Food Bank of Delaware will more than likely know the name Frank Coverdale. Known as “Fresh” to most, he has served the agency for about 20 years as a mobile pantry driver, helping as many residents in Delaware as he can.
From the start of his journey May 4, 1996, Tony Cohen was struck by the enormity of it. After extensive research on the Underground Railroad, he began a trek to follow it, starting in Sandy Spring.
MILFORD—Downtown Milford has new leadership as February has quickly begun. Sara LeBright is the new interim director for Downtown Milford Inc. following the announcement that former …
MILFORD—Charcuterie is a growing phenomenon that will now be available in downtown Milford. The Cured Plate held their grand opening yesterday with a ribbon cutting. They also served …
HOCKESSIN— Dogs from around the country are about to become su-PAW-stars as they play for the ‘Lombarky’ trophy. Puppy Bowl XX will take place tomorrow at 2pm on Animal Planet. …
There were nine lawmakers in Delaware’s Legislative Black Caucus in 2018, and since then, the coalition has grown to 15. For caucus leader Rep. Kendra Johnson, D-Bear, that’s Black history.
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The journey for Black slaves escorted to freedom by Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman encompassed many paths across Delmarva. One of the more daring occurred in western Sussex County.
Looking back, it almost seems that Araminta Ross had been unconsciously training her entire youth, absorbing the skills tapped into by her future self, freedom seeker Harriet Tubman.
MILFORD— The Milford School District proposed a plan for student success in the coming years. At the district’s board meeting on Jan. 22, the ‘Building our Future’ plan …
A former Salisbury University Seagull is returning to the region as head coach of the NFL’s Washington Commanders.
South Walnut Street in Milford just got a little bit sweeter. After opening its doors Dec. 2, 2023, Stewart’s Gourmet Candy & Snow Cones held a ribbon cutting Saturday afternoon. The family-owned and -operated establishment offers a variety of treats, including freeze-dried candies, chocolate-covered gummy bears, jelly beans and snow cones.
The 2024 Citywide Black History Celebration has brought its first batch of events to downtown Dover. It is a series of events highlighting local Black history, culture, art, music and dance.  …
She is known to posterity as Harriet Tubman, freedom fighter. But her lifelong contributions extend far beyond that singular, though stirring, description to include soldier, spy, healer, women’s suffragist and community advocate. She was active until her 1913 death at age 91.
Support is welcome for a Grace United Methodist Church food-packing event designed to put a dent in global hunger.
Studio B, a print shop that offers booklets, posters, business cards and banners, has opened for business on Northeast Front Street in Milford.
Harriet Tubman is a monumental figure on the Eastern Shore, born and raised in Dorchester County and going on to conquer so much for the country.
Sharon Childress was grocery shopping recently, when she spotted an employee of the store wearing a Beatles sweatshirt. Perhaps by coincidence — or, as she believed, karma — the store’s oldies radio station was simultaneously playing a song by the Fab Four. It brought up wonderful memories for Ms. Childress.
It was way back in 1946 that Harvey and Violet Marvel opened Milford's Marvel Agency, running the realty business from their home.
Elks Lodges have become known as places that bring the community together in ways that create a lasting impact.
A mystery behind at least 28 burials from centuries ago has developed, and the Delaware Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs seeks the public’s help in solving it.
Robert Timmons, known as “Holly Trolly” on the road, is being celebrated after achieving a milestone that only one other Perdue Farms employee has accomplished.
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