DOVER — Women and Children Transformation Ministry International, Inc., held its second annual Honoring and Fundraising Banquet on June 2 at the Correctional Officers’ Association Banquet …
HEALTH
Healthy lifestyles can be hard for people to find. To help with that mission, the Delaware Division of Public Health hosted its second annual Advancing Healthy Lifestyles Conference, with the theme of “Engaging Communities to Live Healthy Lifestyles” at Delaware State University on Thursday.
DOVER — Pastor Cecilia Snorton and the Rev. Shonda Greene are preparing for a long-awaited celebration of success stories achieved through the Boys to Men and Girls Breaking Barriers …
DOVER — Nancy Quinn and five members of the historic Christ Episcopal Church’s History and Cemetery Committee came armed with American flags on Friday afternoon in preparation for …
When Jacob and Jackie Ferger purchased the Lindale house in Magnolia in 2015, it was unsafe to enter. Now, after a massive restoration, their six-person family lives inside the 24 S. Main St. residence.
DOVER — Christ Church, a worship space since 1734 at South State and Water streets, may have a rich history, but its members are also thinking ahead. With the help of the Central Delaware …
DOVER — Sue Harris and the Rev. Dr. G. Derrick Hodge are attending to the needs of the Dover homeless, while also assisting other individuals in need of life services. The two are …
DOVER — Bringing history to life in downtown Dover has been a longtime passion for Tom Welch, a historical interpreter for the state of Delaware. Mr. Welch said the city is oozing with …
DOVER – There are many ways to describe Tetra Shockley. She’s a family lawyer and part owner at Benton & Shockley. She’s an adjunct professor at Wilmington University. And now, …
DOVER — If it is true that the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world, then Juliette Williams wields a ton of power. Ms. Williams, 82, has taken care of hundreds of …
DOVER — When children graduate from eighth grade at Holy Cross School, they and their parents have a tough decision to make regarding the future. The reason for that is there is currently …
In the midst of the Muslim holy month Ramadan, some may pray in makeshift worship centers. Other Delawareans acknowledge it by visiting full-fledged mosques.
DOVER — There are several things that combined to inspire Charlotte Phillips to start the “Books in The Barbershops and More” program, which is administered by the Education …
CLAYTON — Homelessness is a broad-reaching issue that stretches across the entire United States. Six months living as a homeless person gave Paul Mast, an ordained Catholic priest, a …
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DOVER — Capt. Jack holds a special place in Shirley Domino-Donovan’s heart because he came into her life the day her husband left it. John P. Donovan Jr. was a lifelong and …
The Delaware contingent of the National FFA Organization held its annual convention Tuesday and Wednesday at Delaware State University in Dover, drawing dozens of young agriculture enthusiasts.
Warner Schlaupitz squeezed as much life as he possibly could into his 100 years. The U.S. Army veteran fought in World War II as an infantryman, earning a Silver Star and a Bronze Star. He was also awarded a Purple Heart after being struck by a mortar round, while pulling a comrade from a cave in the Philippines.
DOVER — Writing books together for Dover-based authors Dan Shortridge and Rachel Kipp is a lot like their marriage, a partnership where both sides work to make it successful. They recently …
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 …
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.
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 …
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.
DOVER — The homeless issue facing the capital city is one that heats up from time to time, then is moved to the back burner. But City Councilman Roy Sudler Jr. brought the discussion back …
DOVER—Delaware has had its handful of celebrities and famous figures. Karisma Brown is on her way to becoming one of these few Delawareans. The Air Force Veteran released her first country …
Anyone who wants to pay homage to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of selflessness should invest their time and effort into service to others. That was the message delivered by the Rev. Dr. Meredith L. Griffin Jr. at the 41st annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast, organized by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s Zeta Rho Lambda chapter at the Modern Maturity Center on Monday.
DOVER – Friends of Old Dover, Dover’s Historical Society, put a Gilded Age of Dover exhibit on display at their museum on S. State Street last Saturday. The exhibit depicted …
Those who listen closely around west Dover might hear an occasional ‘Ho, ho, ho!’ or Christmas bells jingling in the night. Or they might smell freshly baked cookies wafting through the cold air. Most might not realize it, but Santa Claus and his Mrs. have recently moved to the capital city. They go by the names “Kris & Holly,” and wherever they travel, holiday spirit is never far behind.
Councilman Brian Lewis, who represents the city of Dover’s 2nd District, presented certificates of recognition to volunteers who participated in a Community Cleanup Project that he organized on …
The holiday season is here, and with it comes kids dreaming of what they may receive as gifts. For children in struggling families, though, whether they will get any presents at all is a legitimate question.
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