The anniversary of the first positive coronavirus case announced in Delaware is 3/11. Could it be a day that we come together as a community and honor those we have lost and those who did so much to …
The reason that there is inequity in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine is that there is not a solid plan. It is left up to the abilities of those who need the vaccine to try and find out how …
I want to let everyone know about how very hard Karen Crouse and her team at the Harrington Senior Center worked to make sure that its members got the vaccines.   Through her efforts, many …
This is a response to Gerald Cohen’s letter (“Senator, what are you thinking?” Feb. 6).   Mr. Cohen opines that he finds it difficult to understand why a number of …
Perhaps because he passed within three years of leaving office, George Washington’s post-presidential activities are often ignored. However, it is clear that Washington’s final few years …
The federal minimum wage has been $7.25 since 2009. Is it time for an increase? If so, what is an appropriate level? Should it be a living wage or something more modest? Those questions plague …
A timeline of sacrifice and survival
During February, champions of Black history are heralded in student essays, recitations and public presentations. Information resides abundantly online to whet appetites about this aspect of …
Main Street in Millsboro is in the midst of work that includes new waterlines, stormwater upgrades and sidewalks replaced with brick pavers. What sort of upgrade does the …
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By Andrew WestDelaware State NewsDOVER — Brandy Burnham was adamant that she wanted her father’s obituary to include the cause of death.Her father, Andrus J. Aiken Sr., died from …
By Dr. Greg Williams and Ken Abraham   Whatever your political persuasion, every American should be appalled by the brazen efforts of conservatives to curb, restrict or block your right to …
A movement within the Indian River School District board of education and the community is saying enough is enough, that it’s time to move forward and get students back in classrooms full time. …
Delaware State University open its unprecedented spring football season today. What do you think about that? 
I learned early on that recreational fishing businesses not only depend on a healthy environment but also a long-term, sustainable population of fish. Upon moving back to this region, I became acutely aware of the problems facing marine fisheries, particularly striped bass. ...
Since February is Black History Month, I want to say something about slavery at the time of our nation’s founding. In response to the 1619 Project, former President Donald Trump established The President’s Advisory 1776 Commission...
A movement within the Indian River School District board of education and the community is saying enough is enough, that it’s time to move forward and get students back in classrooms full time. …
Here is the Question of the Day: Districts in Delaware are operating under varied learning models, with some students in school daily, but at reduced enrollment levels, and some only attending …
Sometimes, the messenger negates the efficacy of their intentions. A recent letter you printed from Ken Abraham about ending the war on drugs is an example (“To the AG: Stop the ‘war on …
A Christmas card I had sent to a friend of mine in Maryland was just received over the weekend. It was postmarked Dec. 16.   Now, we have heard a few reasons as to why the mail delivery is …
Delaware students who decline to salute the American flag and recite the pledge could face punishment from the school. Furthermore, teachers who don’t require their pupils to take part in the …
Here is the Question of the Day: The chief of the Cherokee Nation has reached out to Jeep over the use of the word Cherokee on their vehicles. Other companies, including Land O Lakes and Aunt …
On Feb. 4, Johnson & Johnson and partner Janssen Pharmaceuticals submitted an application to the Food and Drug Administration for emergency-use authorization for their single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine could be a game changer for the U.S. and for Delaware.
I physically felt as if I was about to hurl all over my keyboard reading Bill Sharpe’s “A eulogy for Rush Limbaugh” (Feb. 23). My first, immediate thought was …
Delaware students who decline to salute the American flag and recite the pledge could face punishment from the school. Furthermore, teachers who don’t require their pupils to take part in the …
Here is the Question of the Day: Major League Baseball  spring training games begin on Saturday. The season begins April 1 with all 30 clubs scheduled to play on Opening Day. What do you …
Rush Limbaugh set the bar when it comes to being an example of what it is to be a man of God, a great patriot, humble and honest, as well as a man of great courage, integrity and passion and love for …