Connie Benko is a volunteer member and council chair for the University of Delaware’s combined Kent/Sussex Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program. She is a lifelong educator, teaching all …
On the news, I only heard about three items in the Inflation Reduction Act. One was money to go to solar and environment, for Medicare to look to lower drug costs and, third, to lower medical …
Members of Congregation Beth Sholom marked the beginning of the Jewish New Year on Sept. 26 by participating in Tashlich, a symbolic ceremony of casting away their sins from the previous year, at …
Here is the Question of the Day: A ruling is expected this week on Delaware’s new vote-by-mail law. Delaware Court of Chancery Court ruled last month the law is unconstitutional, and the …
Jordan McClements is a writer, composition/literature instructor and recovering heroin survivor, as well as a Master of Fine Arts student at Columbia College Chicago. He resides in Felton. Making …
Buying drugs on the street is a game of Russian roulette. From Xanax to cocaine, drugs or counterfeit pills purchased in nonmedical settings may contain life-threatening amounts of fentanyl. ...
The letter by Frank Daniels (Delaware State News, Sept. 22) had a question in its title, “Am I a danger to our democratic constitutional republic?” The rest of his letter explained where …
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Life-threatening storm surge, heavy rainfall and flooding are underway in Florida due to Hurricane Ian. The “cone of uncertainty” shows it reaching Virginia some time Saturday, and the …
Here is the Question of the Day: Election officers are being recruited to be inspectors, judges and clerks for the state’s General Election in November. Delawareans 16 and older can apply. …
Steve Cottrell is president of the Delaware Audubon Society. Delaware Audubon is standing up to defend the charismatic red knot from being driven to extinction by a shortsighted fisheries …
Congratulations to Ms. Kerri Evelyn Harris for recently winning the Democratic primary for the 32nd Representative District. After her win, I went on her website to see what her positions are; a …
President Joe Biden said on TV the “pandemic is over.” Why isn’t the emergency declaration lifted? Bob Bogari Magnolia
Actions taken by three Georgetown Town Council members to sign a check that was delivered to the Georgetown Historical Society violated Delaware’s Freedom of Information Act, the state Attorney …
Here is the Question of the Day: A judge has barred the enforcement of a Delaware law banning the manufacture and possession of homemade untraceable “ghost guns” in a lawsuit filed by …
Thank God there is a Col. Frank Daniels in Delaware, and he is able to put into words what this veteran agrees with (“Am I a danger to our democratic constitutional republic?” Sept. …
In a recent Letter to the Editor, a reader complained about how President Joe Biden’s speech at Independence Hall made him, an ex-military officer and a “Make America Great Again” …
Gov. John Carney signed Senate Bill 328 recently, renaming the Blackbird State Forest’s Meadows Tract the “Bruce C. Ennis Tract” in honor of the retiring state senator. The Ennis …
Here is the Question of the Day: Life-threatening storm surge, heavy rainfall and flooding are underway in Florida due to Hurricane Ian. The “cone of uncertainty” shows it reaching …
Delaware’s education ecosystem could use a technological boost. Despite numerous education-reform efforts, many students still struggle to meet their full potential, weighing down the state’s economy and...
It seems like each month brings another opportunity to recognize a particular issue or movement, and September is no different. This is the month when we give special recognition to kinship care...
Code Purple Kent County has appeared at the Firefly Music Festival many more times than any one act. After thousands upon thousands of attendees depart from the Woodlands of Dover’s 105 acres …
Here is the Question of the Day: The Town of Smyrna is drafting plans to improve park and recreational facilities. Early proposals include walking and running trails, a pool, playgrounds, dog …
Each spring, horseshoe crabs migrate from the Atlantic Ocean to bay beaches, where they deposit billions of eggs. This annual pulse of energy fuels the great global shorebird migrations that have been timed...
Certainly, as a homeowner, I am strongly in favor of allowing and encouraging individual homeowners to establish private solar systems to generate electricity. However, a substantial majority of …