DOVER — There were no spiked footballs or end zone celebrations. But students at Fairview Elementary School were certainly excited when they took home state championship honors in the fifth annual READBowl global reading competition.
MILTON — On May 2, the Nassau chapter of Toys for Tots held a celebration for its 2021 supporters.
DOVER — The Dover Lions Club, in partnership with the city’s Parks & Recreation department, the mayor and City Council, the United Way of Delaware and several other organizations, installed Dover’s first United Way Born Learning Trail.
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.
SMYRNA — The Friends of Garrisons Lake Golf Club will hold a membership drive Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
MILFORD — For many in Kent and Sussex counties, Delaware has two seasons — chicken barbecue season and not chicken barbecue season. In Milford, charcoal barbecue smoke filled the air …
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County’s CHEER is receiving more than a quarter-million federal dollars to support COVID-19 recovery.
Three aspiring journalists will be working in area newsrooms this summer through the Delaware Community Foundation’s Journalism Internship Program, in an effort to increase local coverage, deepen the pipeline of journalists of color and elevate stories of underserved communities.
DOVER — The capital city’s downtown area is suffering from vacant storefronts, high crime rates, confusing parking rules and aggressive panhandlers. Those are just some of the reasons why the Downtown Dover Partnership and Mosaic Development Partners have kicked off the “Capital City 2030: Transforming Downtown Dover” survey.
DOVER — The draft pages for “Finding Pop Pop,” written by Dover resident Kathleen Marie Doyle, sat in her drawer for 25 years. However, when the pandemic hit, Ms. Doyle thought it would be the perfect time to finish and release her third children’s book.
GEORGETOWN — Add another top-three finish for Sussex County Emergency Medical Services’ in the Journal of Emergency Medical Services Games competition.
WILMINGTON — Singer-songwriter and recent honoree of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Dolly Parton paid a visit to the Wilmington Public Library on Thursday to celebrate the state’s new …
REHOBOTH BEACH — New and gently used designer clothing and accessories are needed for Cancer Support Community Delaware’s Pink Affair luncheon and boutique Oct. 21 at the Lewes Yacht Club.
MILLSBORO — The Women’s Club of Indian River, an affiliate of the Delaware State Federation of Women’s Clubs, recently held its monthly meeting at the Indian River Yacht Club with speaker Lauren Brueckner from the Court Appointed Special Advocates program.
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MILLSBORO — Representatives of the native people who first inhabited Millsboro’s lands visited Town Council on Monday, in an effort to maintain a respectful partnership.
MILLSBORO — Throughout his work in education and law enforcement, Delaware State Police Detective Jeff Hudson has worked with many kids. Now, in his current role as the director of Camp Barnes, he has been named the Optimist Club of Sussex County’s Respect for Law Enforcement 2022 honoree.
GEORGETOWN — A dozen juniors and seniors from six high schools got a crash course on the judicial system and the inner workings of county government last week.
MILLSBORO — The Community Resource Center will be hosting its annual fundraiser, “Building Bridges for Neighbors in Need,” on May 12 from 6-9 p.m. at The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay Clubhouse.
MIDDLETOWN — The Air Force Junior ROTC program at Middletown High School held a vigil April 6 to mark the 18th anniversary of the death of U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Anthony P. Roberts.
DAGSBORO — A long thirst for community-based fun and fundraising was quenched Saturday. About 1,000 patrons visited the Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Co. for the sixth edition of “Pull’n, Peel’n, Pick’n,” a mega-event that benefits the Good Ole Boy Foundation and the fire agency. The popular spring gathering was canceled in 2020 and 2021, due to pandemic restrictions.
DOVER — Like many individuals, Dr. Charlie Wilson was scared at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic. He had a vast collection of memories and anecdotes that he wanted to leave behind for his …
The Delaware Transit Corp. announced Thursday that its DART “Stuff the Bus” food drive this month collected 4.3 tons of donations.
DOVER — The Rev. Theodore Henderson, pastor of Dover Christian Church, just had a gut feeling that it was time for a change. So he’s acting on it by stepping aside and letting some new energy guide the church.
The Delaware Community Foundation, in partnership with the African American Empowerment Fund of Delaware, has awarded $287,200 to 17 nonprofit organizations led by and serving Black, indigenous and other people of color through the BIPOC Leaders and Communities Grants Program.
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE — On April 13, 2021, the quick actions by a Dover Air Force Base air traffic control tower watch supervisor prevented an aircraft mishap as a forklift operator started to …
GEORGETOWN — Former ambassador Tom McDonald has joined the Pathways to Success board of directors.
DOVER — A nondescript white warehouse sits off McKee Road, near the PAM Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dover. One thing that does make it stand out, though, is a small flag on the outside wall that is half-American and half-Ukrainian.
DOVER — The Dover Century Club has awarded a $1,000 college scholarship to Dover High School senior Laura Therese D. Garcia, daughter of Anna Maria and Jose Armando Garcia of Dover.
DOVER — Much can occur in a church over the course of 100 years. Such is the case with People’s Church of Dover, which has a history of bold actions and expansive building programs.