In summer 1964, I started surfing on the north side of the Indian River Inlet. At that time, we had to park in the grassy median between the highways and walk across and down the embankment to get to …
Delawareans are blessed with not one but two nearby bays that are homes for delicious blue crabs: the Chesapeake Bay to the west and the Delaware Bay to the east. While we need not get into a debate …
They say the world around us is returning to normal, but really, what is “normal” anymore? Words like “Zooming” and “social distancing” are now a regular part of …
Most of us can remember the first time we experienced a live performance. Maybe it was the beat of the bass drums as we stood hip-high to our parents along the parade route, the brass almost …
While the COVID-19 pandemic has created unforeseen challenges for the American health care system, it has also created innovative opportunities for long-overdue health care reform. Lifesaving …
Different parts of America are bearing witness to varying changes in the climate. For example, the mid-Atlantic region, as known all too well for those living on the Delmarva Peninsula, is subject to …
It’s Sunshine Week (March 14-20), the national celebration of open records and transparency. We have also just passed the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although many of us were …
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“To restore the soul and to secure the future of America requires more than words. It requires that most elusive of things in a democracy: unity.” When President Joe Biden spoke these words in his inaugural address, I hoped he understood that unity would require ...   When President Joe Biden …
When government fails, it’s the rare public official who says, “Oops. My fault.”   That’s human nature, particularly for officials in the public eye who may have to …
Hospice says ‘Be an Angel’ campaign had great resultsI would like to bring to your attention an extraordinary effort by our Lower Shore community. In a year like no other, donors came out …
Today, the Republican Party stands at a precipice.   From 2016-20, voters stripped Republicans of their majority in the House, their majority in the Senate and their control of the White …
Here is the Question of the Day: The Delaware legislature returns today, still in virtual format. Among the issues likely to be addressed over the next four weeks are minimum wage and legalizing …
One of the great things about living in the U.S. is that our city and county governments are required to keep their citizens informed about their actions. One of the ways they do this is through …
Should any municipality be allowed to prevent an endeavor from doing business in a city simply because some of its elected officials don’t like the product they sell? The answer to that …
America's memory of the 1991 Gulf War has faded, but we must remember the 697,000 U.S. veterans who drove the Iraqi army from Kuwait 30 years ago this month -- especially the one in four who lost their health to toxic exposures ...
Everyone would like to see a vibrant, thriving business, preferentially a manufacturing business employing many local citizens at the Carvel Hall site. How best to accomplish this? The City …
Delaware’s U.S. senators have thrown their weight behind a push to have the U.S. Postal Service’s Postmaster General Louis DeJoy restore on-time mail delivery. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris …
We respectfully ask that you prioritize funding for Chesapeake Bay restoration activities in your fiscal year 2022 President’s Budget Proposal.
With both children and adults spending more time online due to virtual learning and social distancing measures associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maryland State Police reminds those of …
Congratulations to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris. As a senator from Delaware and as vice president, Joe Biden has been a reliable partner in the decades-long …
While most of us are enjoying meals this holiday season, many of our neighbors will be hungry. As our state continues to recover from the devastating COVID-19 crisis, hungry Marylanders are still …
The Lower Shore Shelter partnered with Mt. Hope A.M.E. Zion Church in Princess Anne and the Food Pantry to spearhead a successful community food giveaway every Friday during the month of …
This month marks the two-year anniversary of Maryland’s “Move Over” law being expanded to include all service vehicles on state roads. The Maryland State Police is using this milestone …
Show your personal commitment to a drug-free lifestyle by wearing a red ribbon during National Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23-31. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug …