'The Other Side of the Tracks' tells Dr. Reba Ross Hollingsworth's story

“The Other Side of the Tracks,” a new film produced by local historian Tom Summers, explores the early life and career of Dr. Reba Ross Hollingsworth. A legendary figure in Delaware, …

MILLSBORO — When Kathy Daudistel speaks of family, it encompasses her immediate kin in northern Kentucky, as well as her American Legion colleagues at home and abroad.
MILFORD — When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and closed the doors for many two years ago, it surprisingly opened up a new opportunity for Milford filmmaker Mike Fox and his family. Mike and wife …
MILFORD — Anytime Katie Joseph can offer the residents of the Stevenson House Detention Center a chance to read, she is more than happy to do so. That’s why Ms. Joseph, the school …
Thirty-five years ago, Sue Barton, then a University of Delaware extension specialist in ornamental horticulture and a new mother, was asked to organize and coordinate the training of …
MAGNOLIA — With accumulating snow a rarity in Delaware over the past several years, most interested in playing in the powdery white stuff have been forced to take a three-hour trip to the Pocono Mountains.
NEW CASTLE — Forty-eight individuals and 13 groups will be honored with the 2021 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award during a virtual ceremony to be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 17. The …
CLAYTON — There are numerous interests and life goals that keep Reaghan King constantly on the move and busier than many other teenagers. Two of her interests — the Smyrna High School …
DOVER — Dr. Ron Sarg, concerned over his immunosuppressed condition as a cancer survivor, has been basically confined to his home throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. So he had a thought: Why not grow his hair out during his 22-month hiatus from barbershops and other social situations?
DOVER — The charity and grant organization CenDel is partnering with the Rachel Leigh (Gentsch) Baynard Memorial Fund to give Christmas gifts to 50 disadvantaged families this year. The fund …
DOVER — Dr. Hilary Welliver, director of the Kent County Division of Libraries, was appointed to the Delaware State Arts Council by Gov. John Carney in November. The Delaware State Arts …
DOVER — There was a void in Bob Reese’s life during the last holiday season, when his annual Feed the Troops event at Dover Air Force Base had to be canceled due to the COVID-19 …
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DOVER — A toy drive and giveaway is planned for Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at 1406 Forrest Ave., Suite D.
BEAR — Sophie Phillips was never one of those young girls who donned a toy tiara and sash and dreamed of one day becoming Miss America. That just wasn’t her. In fact, she didn’t …
DOVER — Wireless Zone is once again partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign and will feature collection bins at 34 Salt Creek Drive and 75 Greentree Drive until …
CAMDEN — Carlton Passley, a senior at Caesar Rodney High School, has some high-flying aspirations upon gradation next spring: He is aiming to join the Aviation Program at Delaware State University.
Editor’s note: Veteran journalist Jeff Brown, a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant who is editor of the Air Mobility Command Museum’s newsletter the Hangar Digest, wrote this story …
Every year, Abbie Lobley scours stores in Lewes and Rehoboth Beach for Hanukkah items, usually leaving empty-handed. The gifts she gives her children are often covered with snowflakes or snowmen — it’s nearly impossible to find paper without Santa Claus, she said.
DOVER — Code Purple Kent County ushered in its 2021-22 overnight program Wednesday, armed with a sufficient volunteer core and precautionary coronavirus testing.
CLAYTON — Almost 10 pounds … now that’s a lot of cabbage. It was enough green to help Hailey Ross, now a fourth grader at Clayton Elementary School, recently win the “Best …
MILFORD - The monthly Milford Conversations meeting will focus on the Delaware State News' new Civility Project. The meeting will be held Thursday, Dec. 2, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the First …
DOVER — Nonprofit organizations throughout Delaware have been hit hard by rising prices on their necessary items, such as gas for Meals on Wheels’ vehicles or Habitat for Humanity’s construction materials. That’s why Sheila Bravo, the president and chief executive officer of the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, said that the 10th annual Giving Tuesday is so important.
DOVER — The Dover Century Club will hold a meeting and holiday luncheon beginning at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 at its clubhouse at 40, The Green in Dover. The meeting will feature a presentation …
DOVER — Beginning Friday, through Friday, Dec. 31, new E-Z Pass customers will receive a free transponder ($15 value) with each individual account opened during that time. This promotion is …
HARRINGTON — Though the holiday season is rapidly approaching, the spirit of giving came early as Harrington Raceway & Casino recently presented checks to two local charitable organizations, the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
For some professions, the call of duty does not afford the luxury of being home for holidays. Thursday, Blessings for Badges, a nonprofit founded in 2018 in Sussex County that last year expanded …
NASSAU — It’s not very common for a 9-year-old boy to give up his birthday presents in a gesture to help those less fortunate during the holiday season. It turns out that Carson …