Vehicle struck by gunfire in Smyrna

SMYRNA - Investigation into an occupied vehicle being struck by gunfire on Sunday is ongoing, Smyrna Police spokesperson Lt. Brian Donner said.

SMYRNA - The trial of a man and woman charged after an infant’s remains were discovered near a softball field more than three years ago has been delayed until 2023.
SMYRNA — Helen’s Famous Sausage House has been a haven for hunters, truck drivers and other early risers ever since it first opened its doors in 1983. Nowadays, it is Clifford Murphy …
SMYRNA - A 43-year-old Townsend man died in a single-vehicle collision on Friday morning, Delaware State Police spokesperson Senior Cpl. Leonard DeMalto.
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WILMINGTON - William Bailey, 39, of Smyrna, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on Wednesday for his role in an attempted home invasion.
SMYRNA -A 59-year-old Dover man died in a single-vehicle crash on Tuesday afternoon, Delaware State Police spokesperson Senior Cpl. Jason Hatchell said.
The Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill in Smyrna is asking community members to sponsor its residents for the holidays.
As Sen. Bruce Ennis’ 40-year career in Delaware’s General Assembly comes to a close, residents of his 14th Senate District will soon have new representation for the first time in 15 years. In the general election Nov. 8, voters will have two options when selecting Sen. Ennis’ successor: Democrat Kyra Hoffner or Republican Mark Pugh.
Sports
Delaware season-ending loss is marred by scary injury

Delaware started the afternoon wondering how it could win a football game. But the Blue Hens ended the day concerned about something much more serious. With 1:07 left in Delaware’s 42-6 …

WHEN: Saturday, 3 p.m. WHERE: Dykhouse Stadium (19,340), Brookings, S.D. TV: ESPN-plus. TWITTER: DSNSports. COACHES: Delaware — Ryan Carty (8-4, 1st season); South Dakota State …
SMYRNA — Back then, they’d play football anywhere they could find. Just like in a thousand other neighborhoods, Mike Judy said the kids in Dover’s Towne Point weren’t too …
Laurel High football Kylse Wilson was voted the State News Athlete of the Week for the second time this year. The senior ran for 198 yards and four touchdowns on 22 carries in the Bulldogs’ …
Business
REHOBOTH BEACH — The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 29 for CubeBeGone LLC at 26521 Lewes Georgetown Hwy. CubeBeGone LLC is …
GREENWOOD — Delaware Electric Cooperative’s board of directors has voted to return more than $5 million in capital credits to the Cooperative’s member-owners in December. DEC …
NEW CASTLE—Nonprofit organizations in New Castle County are now eligible for two additional grant programs to address impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding up to $1,000,000 has been …
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Dover Team Nutrition Dec. 2 at the new location at 79 Greentree Drive in the Greentree Shopping Center. Chamber members …
Neighbors
Delaware Community Foundation offers Specific Interest Grants

Delaware nonprofits are invited to apply for the Delaware Community Foundation’s Specific Interest Grants by 5 p.m. Jan. 6, 2023.

WYOMING – The story of how Wyoming resident Donna Storan came to create the Fostering Wishes Foundation to bring wishes to foster children is one wild ride. Ms. Storan, 58, an avid fan of …
The Potpourri Garden Club visited Woodburn, the governor’s mansion, to decorate for the holidays Dec. 1.
Mariners Bethel United Methodist Church will present its annual live Nativity from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 16 at the church grounds, 81 Central Ave., Ocean View.
Schools
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority’s auxiliary group Amicae, along with their brothers of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, gathered at Legislative Mall in Dover to bring awareness to World Prematurity Day on Nov. 17.
Sussex Technical High School offers a welding and fabrication career technical education program.
The Indian River High School Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its 2022-23 Hall of Fame.
DOVER —Dover Downtown Rotary Club recently provided a gift card to each Murphey School resident providing the opportunity for each resident to select presents for their fellow residents and …
Things To Do
Many adoption options with Brandywine Valley SPCA’s Harrington event

Many adoptable animals will be showcased Saturday and Sunday at the Delaware State Fairgrounds for Brandywine Valley Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ Mega Mega Mega Adoption Event, the first of its kind since the pandemic.

 Downtown Milford, Inc., held the 17th Annual Holiday Stroll and 3rd Annual Christmas Market in historic downtown Milford on Saturday.
DOVER —Country music star Clint Black is coming to The Rollins Center at Bally’s Dover Casino Resort on Friday, April 21 at 9 p.m.   Tickets range from $60-$125 and are on sale …
The Harrington Public Library will hold several events throughout December.
Opinion
Here is the Question of the Day: Delaware lawmakers set a goal of 60% municipal waste recycling by 2020, and the Recycling Public Advisory Council says we hit 37% in 2021. Material sent to …
Would you like to see tankers filled with liquefied natural gas floating under the Delaware Memorial Bridge, past the Salem Nuclear Power Plant and through the Delaware Estuary and Bay, with all their scenic views, abundant wildlife...
At 66, I don’t have any major regrets. The closest thing to an official major regret is never writing that novel percolating inside me. And now, I am about to at least write it...
With all that is going on in our nation, it is understandable if you have not been paying attention to what is going on in Iran. However, it is something worth our attention. Back in September, a 22-year-old woman named Mahsa Amini died in custody of the morality police...
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Delaware State News
Beebe walk-in facility nearly complete in Milford

Beebe Healthcare will be opening a walk-in facility in the 10th Street Centre in Milford early next year, as the health system continues to expand its footprint in Sussex County.

Smyrna Extra
Sol in the Hall: Smyrna musician to be inducted into Delaware Rock & Roll Society

SMYRNA — It took a potential tragedy to put musician Sol Knopf on the road he has been traveling for decades.

Dorchester Banner
Potential developers express interest in Cambridge Harbor

CAMBRIDGE - Nov. 15 closed the 123-day period for potential development partners to respond to a Request for Expressions of Interest in the Cambridge Harbor project. The REOI was issued by …

Sussex Post
Sussex inland bay communities spared worst of storm

LONG NECK — Given Hurricane Ian’s catastrophic blow to Florida, the consensus is it could have been much worse here over the last few days.

Crisfield-Somerset County Times
Dramatic reading test improvement by Washington High 10th graders

WESTOVER — Tenth graders at Washington High School showed a remarkable 52% improvement in reading skill as reported in the fall 2022 NWEA Reading MAP assessment. The results for the current …

Salisbury Independent
Division Street bridge in Downtown Salisbury closed until Jan. 10

An important artery into Downtown Salisbury is closed to traffic through Jan. 10 in order to make necessary repairs. The South Division Street bridge closed last week for painting and repairs, …

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