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MILFORD — Three Milford neighborhoods have had their fire hydrants painted and tagged with GPS coordinates to make them easy to find, thanks to the efforts of a Boy Scout and the Scouts and …
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ODESSA — The last rung of the Boy Scouts’ ladder has just about been reached by Logan Ament.
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MILLSBORO — Except for several adults and children tie-dying and a couple youngsters playing whiffle ball or badminton, there was little activity as the midday sun beat down on Carey’s Camp on Wednesday.
CAMDEN — For author Irelynn Farrington, publishing a book is much more than simply writing a story that helps readers escape the real world.
DOVER — When Operation Allies Refuge began in August 2021 to evacuate Americans and vulnerable Afghans out of Afghanistan, crews from Dover Air Force Base were prepared for unseen challenges.
DEWEY BEACH — Isaiah Shields’ mornings sometimes start with a little unpleasantness. In Georgia, he woke up in his tent in three inches of water, courtesy of overnight rainfall he …
GEORGETOWN — One favorite of the large crowd at the second annual Georgetown National Night Out on Tuesday was the tangy barbecued chicken. Some others: interaction with community nonprofits, chatting with first responders and learning from lifesaving agencies.
ELLENDALE — For Anamirel Campos, this couldn’t have been drawn up any better. The rising sixth grader at Milford Central Academy has been named a finalist in the annual Doodle for Google art contest, in which a student from a U.S. school (or home school) is chosen to have his or her drawing featured as a “Google Doodle” on the most visited site on the internet.
LEWES — The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware have awarded grants to four local nonprofit organizations serving Sussex County.
DOVER — Elizabeth Short and Jacob Riley, commander of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, presented a $2,500 contribution July 7 to Joe Startt Jr., president of the Kent County chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America, for its service dog program.
REHOBOTH BEACH — The Pastoral Council of St. Edmond Roman Catholic Church recently voted to provide $6,000 in support to Clothing Our Kids, a mission to improve the lives of at-risk schoolchildren in Sussex County by providing them with appropriate clothes.
GEORGETOWN — Site work is clearing the way for Springboard Collaborative’s pallet village — community-backed, temporary housing for homeless people structured as a steppingstone to self-sustainability.
HOCKESSIN — Maybe it wouldn’t be such a stretch to call her amazing Grace. Because in many ways, Grace Otley’s life is nothing short of that.
DOVER — The Unitarian Universalists of Central Delaware meet at 10 a.m. Sunday at Congregation Beth Shalom.
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LEWES — The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware, an inclusive religious community, will hold an online and in-person service Sunday at 10 a.m. at its facility at 30486 Lewes-Georgetown Highway.
SEAFORD — A statewide program that sheds light on underserved communities, while promoting health, energy conservation, job creation and crime reduction, has received a financial boost.
SMYRNA — A little bit of lemonade has gone a long way for brothers Logan and Levi Wood. Two years ago, at age 6, Logan opened a lemonade stand because he was too young to donate his time at the Food Bank of Delaware in Milford with his mom, Joy Wood, and Levi, then 10.
FRANKFORD — Special Olympics Delaware is hosting its annual summer camps Aug. 6-8 and 14-16 at Camp Barnes.
HARRINGTON — With the cut of a ribbon and bleating of goats Monday, the Delaware State Fair, along with leaders of the state’s agricultural community and U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, …
LINCOLN — If Walter Koopman were a civics teacher, he could provide access to many chapters of national, state and local history — right from his residence.
GEORGETOWN — Noting that donations can dry up in the summer, The Shepherd’s Office has issued a plea for help.
GEORGETOWN — Community fun with an anti-drug and -alcohol message returns to the Richard Allen School next month.
GEORGETOWN — Sara Heinicke’s maternal passion are her children — sons Gavin and Grayson, at home, and Jacob, the oldest. Then, there are her other …
MARYDEL — If there was ever a Little League team in need of a coach or a meal that needed to be delivered to a homebound person, Tommy and Danielle Glanding were always there, ready and willing …
DOVER — With each painting that Kirk Jamison discovers that was created by his grandmother, Louise Haas Jamison, he finds that just a little more of her artistic spirit comes back to …
MILFORD — The way Sarah Wolfe sees it, if her daughter can be the same inspiration the two have sought for themselves over the last decade, this will all be worth it.
CLAYTON — Getting trapped inside a grain bin is a frightening situation that can become fatal in a matter of seconds. In an effort to prevent such tragedies, the Clayton Fire Co. is among three agencies in Kent and Sussex counties that will receive lifesaving grain rescue tubes and hands-on training. The others are the Georgetown Fire Co. and the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department.
MAGNOLIA — Facing rising construction costs and supply chain issues, Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity took to the golf course to raise funds in its Golf for Good Inaugural Tournament on June 24.
MILLSBORO — Carey’s Camp, an annual ministry assemblage held in rural Sussex County since the late 1880s, is expanding in 2022. Traditionally a 12-day event that begins each last Wednesday of July, the 132nd Carey’s Camp will run 15 days this year, July 27-Aug. 10.