Whether you were listening for the melodious, flute-like songs of the wood thrush in the upland forests of the Kittatinny Ridge and Appalachian Highlands, or scouting for the stocky, salmon-orange …
The idea of leaving a legacy is part of being human. Our earliest ancestors left their marks on cave walls. Neil Armstrong left his on the moon. We all have a desire to be remembered and to make an …
More than 100,000 families in Delaware will get checks in July, as the federal government doles out child tax credit monies. That will invest more than $42 million to help 169,000 children in the …
Here is the Question of the Day: France’s Johanne Defay is headed to the Tokyo Olympics for for surfing’s debut at the Summer Games. After years of industry preference for the …
Delaware continues to grapple with two historic challenges when it comes to its teacher workforce. First, there are simply not enough teachers to keep pace with projected student growth. And second, …
In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson famously declared war on poverty. “The richest nation on Earth can afford to win it,” he told Congress in his first State of the Union …
It’s summertime at Rehoboth beach, and people from all walks of life fill the streets, sit on the beaches with friends and family and walk the boardwalk. There is an exception to this idyllic …
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More than 100,000 families in Delaware will get checks in July, as the federal government doles out child tax credit monies. That will invest more than $42 million to help 169,000 children in the …
Here is the Question of the Day: Joining other law enforcement agencies, Delaware State Police have encrypted radio transmission channels  for what they say are purposes of safety, accuracy …
By Danny Tyree “You load 16 tons and what do you get? Disability payments and not a Corvette.” – with apologies to Tennessee Ernie Ford. I worked in an often-understaffed …
E pluribus unum — out of many, one — is no longer the motto of our country. The idea that we would protect each other seems to have gone the way of the Republican Party, destroyed by …
The price of lumber in the United States skyrocketed in early May, when lumber cost as much as $1,700 per thousand board feet. A mixture of issues seems to have driven the higher lumber prices, such …
Here is the Question of the Day: Emphasizing the importance of vaccinations to prevent the COVID-19 virus from mutating and forming new variants, medical providers are working to educate the …
As many as 1 in every 100 people are living with schizophrenia in the United States. In Delaware, that translates to about 10,000 individuals — members of our families and our communities …
Joining other states’ law enforcement agencies, Delaware State Police encrypted all their radio transmission channels March 22. That has been done, police officials said, in an effort to …
Here is the Question of the Day: If you’ve been looking for music events, there are a plethora of free outdoor concerts coming up.  Who is your favorite musical performer or band to see …
On June 25, Delaware lost a tremendous asset: Irvin Kenneth Richter.   I first met Ken when I joined the Rotary Club in Dover many decades ago. We became friends, but we lost touch, as I …
Did you know that the Delaware General Assembly recently passed House Bill 198 ordering Black history education? I believe it mandates the tenets of critical race theory (CRT) to be taught in every …
After a year with a historic pandemic that brought both fiscal and physical impacts, health care may have been pushed to the bottom of the list or is simply too expensive for many to afford. The …
Here is the Question of the Day: The 102nd Delaware State Fair kicks off today. What are your favorite places, events and activities at the fair?  Join the conversation below and see what …
I vividly remember how anxious I felt as state governments began to roll out stay-at-home orders in response to growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19. I knew it would mean shutting down …
I was intrigued by the letter from retired Col. Frank Daniels titled “Who are we becoming as a nation?” (July 15).   It’s a fair question. The first part of the discussion …
In an effort to adapt with the times and shopping trends, Dover City Council has unanimously approved adding distribution, warehousing and logistics as permitted uses for areas zoned regional …
Here is the Question of the Day: Traffic has increased as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides. Deaths are on the rise this year, with 60 fatal crashes on Delaware roads from Jan. 1 through July 11. …