I woke up surrounded by the darkness of an early-morning sky on a brisk November autumn morning in Delaware. I had driven the short ride from Prince George’s County, Maryland, to my neighboring …
To Gov. John Carney, the Delaware Division of Small Business and those applying for funds to combat the negative effects of the pandemic and future threats to business and tourism: I request that you …
Though there are available funds from a to-be-determined source, Milford police officers won’t be taking their duty vehicles home for at least nine months, maybe more. Police Chief Kenneth …
Here is the Question of the Day: Sussex County is considering a new permitted use that would fast-track Coastal Area developments up up to 12 units per acre with 30% set aside for …
Reading, writing and math are often thought of as subjects that children learn in school. But as a psychologist who researches how families can help support learning at home, I have found that children can also learn those skills through everyday tasks and chores. One of these chores is preparing a meal — everything from grocery shopping and cooking to setting the table and enjoying the food.
Forty-five million turkeys, 50 million pumpkin pies and 40 million green bean casseroles. No matter which way you look at it, Americans eat a lot every Thanksgiving, which also means a lot of wasted food. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates that 172 million pounds of turkey, 30 million pounds of gravy, 40 million pounds of mashed potatoes and 38 million pounds of stuffing are wasted just this one day each year.
It is surprising how quickly the seasons can change. It feels like, just last week, we were celebrating Labor Day and the “end” of our summer season. We also just honored those who …
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State officials are cautious about another surge in COVID-19 cases, as Delawareans gather for the holidays and spend more time indoors during the winter. The state is encouraging booster doses for …
Here is the Question of the Day: Col. Matthew Husemann, commander of the 436th Airlift Wing at Dover Air Force Base, announced at the State of the Base briefing for Central Delaware …
On Nov. 15, U.S. officials announced that they had detected a dangerous new debris field in orbit near Earth. Later in the day, it was confirmed that Russia had destroyed one of its old satellites in a test of an anti-satellite weapon. Wendy Whitman Cobb is a space security researcher. She explains what these weapons are and why the debris they create is a problem now — and in the future.
What’s the best secondhand clothing sales strategy for the environment and business? Depends on the brand and the item, research indicates.
In 1993, I opened a coffee shop in Delaware called Brew HaHa! From the start, I wanted to create a place where customers felt at home, where neighbors met up and where new friends struck up …
Representatives from the Medical Society of Delaware, the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Delaware, Nemours Children’s Health, The Life Health Center and the Campaign for Kids have come …
Here is the Question of the Day: The U.S. and other countries are now accepting fully vaccinated travelers at airports and land borders with proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test. …
For months, fans were relegated to watching their favorite singers and musicians over Zoom or via webcasts. Now, live shows — from festivals like Lollapalooza to Broadway musicals — are officially back.
Expressing gratitude to your past self can improve your self-perception, say researchers.
It’s been six months since I started as president and CEO at the Food Bank of Delaware. What an incredibly humbling and rewarding six months it’s been so far. From the generosity of our …
I would like to greet this season of thanksgiving, grace and renewal with an attitude of gratitude — a clear acknowledgement and deep appreciation of the gifts bestowed on me by family, friends …
Being a nurse practitioner gives me a glimpse into patients’ daily struggles that aren’t always obvious from the outside looking in, like the problems patients face when their coverage …
“Nine months and five days ago, President Joe Biden invited me to the Oval Office for a meeting. Together, we discussed the dire need to pass legislation that finally addressed our …
Here is the Question of the Day: Thanksgiving traditionally has been a meal giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest.  What are you thankful for …
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that zoonotic diseases — infections that pass from animals to humans — can present tremendous threats to global health. More than 70% of emerging and reemerging pathogens originate from animals. That probably includes the SARS CoV-2 virus, which scientists widely believe originated in bats.
Food insecurity is estimated to affect up to 24% of U.S. military veterans and risks are significantly higher for people of color and women, according to a new study.
This Thanksgiving marks the 400th anniversary of the “first Thanksgiving,” when roughly 65 pilgrims “entertained and feasted” with over 90 Pokanoket Indians for three days in …