News
MILFORD — It has been three long years since marching bands, floats, beauty queens and local dignitaries have stepped out into the autumn air and onto Walnut Street in downtown Milford for the …
WILMINGTON — Several people were injured in a crash in the parking lot of Salesianum School on Friday night, according to DNREC police, who are handling the investigation. A 16-year-old from …
DOVER — The Delaware State Police are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist on Friday afternoon in Dover. Police said that around 3:21 p.m., a 32-year-old man driving a 2005 Honda …
Coronavirus
DOVER — Some revved their engines, some pulled down the windows and hollered, others tried to take their time, filming the scene on their cell phones. In the end, they were all …
DOVER — Seventy-four percent of Delaware’s new COVID-19 hospitalizations over a seven-day period were not fully vaccinated, according to recent data from the Delaware Division of Public …
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Kent
Pumpkin patches pop up around the nation each October and fill with people picking their perfect fall decor. But every year, billions of pounds of gourds bought by consumers are wasted once they’ve served their decorative purpose.
Sussex
U.S. health advisers endorsed a booster of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine Friday, citing growing worry that Americans who got the single-dose shot aren’t as protected as those given two-dose brands.
Dorchester
Over the past 20 years, rainfall, flooding and sea level have increased across Maryland, according to data collected from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). From 2000 to …
New Castle
NEWARK (AP) — A former New Castle County Police recruit who pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend has been sentenced to less than two years in prison.
Wicomico
Expanding the runway at the Salisbury-Wicomico Regional Airport will mean Piedmont aircraft won’t have to reduce the number of passengers or amount of luggage carried, as sometimes occurs now, …
Somerset
MT. VERNON — In 1921, the all wood, two-story Mt. Vernon High School was the largest structure in the community and one of the biggest in Somerset County. It was so imposing in the …
Sports
Polytech’s Kade Seip, left, and Wyatt Simmons go for a head shot on a head shot in the first half against Hodgson at Poly on Saturday.

Local roundup: Polytech, Hodgson battle to 1-1 tie

Polytech High and Hodgson played to a 1-1 tie in a non-conference boys’ soccer game on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers …
Wide receiver Thyrick Pitts had seven catches for 115 yards and a pair of touchdown catches in Saturday’s loss to Stony Brook.

Hens get humbled by Seawolves

STONY BROOK, N.Y. — The irony is that if Tyler Pastula’s punt hadn’t been so good, things might have worked out …
Dover’s John Parker leaps trying to elude Sussex Central defenders during Dover’s Homecoming game in the first quarter on Friday.

Fourth-down stop keys Dover football win over Sussex Central

DOVER — It may have been the longest time ever taken to decide a fourth-down measurement. The head referee looked at the ball …
Jordan Evans of Woodbridge cuts past Caravel’s Jordan Miller for a gain Friday night

Stones’ TD helps rock Raiders’ win over Caravel

GREENWOOD — A big play from “Butter” put the Woodbridge High football team on a roll Friday night. With both offenses …
The Caesar Rodney football team runs on to the field during their game against Dover on Saturday.

Local Roundup: Cape Henlopen football team gets first win of season, beats Caesar Rodney

Chancler Johnson scored a pair of touchdowns in the second quarter to lift Cape Henlopen High to its first win of the football season, …
Delaware
MILFORD — Delaware State Police on Friday identified the child who died two days earlier in a crash on Slaughter Beach Road as Elridge D. Brundge, 2, of Dover.
SEAFORD — Mayor David Genshaw’s ordinance that would require “dignified” disposal of fetal remains from abortions performed within city limits is at a crossroad. “I don’t know where we stand,” he said Thursday.
Maryland
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A white man serving a life sentence for stabbing a Black college student to death at a bus stop at the University of Maryland has asked the state’s second highest court to …
BALTIMORE (AP) — A $6.5 million settlement has been reached in the death of an unarmed man who was having a mental health crisis when he was shot by a Baltimore County officer, attorneys …
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Texas man will have to appear in Baltimore to answer a charge of threatening a Maryland doctor who has been a prominent advocate for COVID-19 vaccines, federal prosecutors …
Neighbors
DOVER — The officers and their spouses of the Dover Chapter of MOAA will conduct their monthly dinner meeting at Roma’s in Dover on Oct 21. Social hour starts at 5 p.m.; dinner is at …
DOVER — A book drive is underway in Dover. The public are being asked to donate new and gently used books for young children, up to about age 6. The books will be given to Read Aloud …
DOVER — At a recent meeting highlighting Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Dover Century Club welcomed Stacy Mitchell, housing and employment coordinator, and Molly McElroy, hotline …
Nation
MIAMI (AP) — A top fugitive close to Venezuela's socialist government has been put on a plane to the U.S. to face money laundering charges, a senior U.S. official confirmed Saturday. Alex Saab …
HOUSTON (AP) — Three constable deputies were shot in an ambush early Saturday morning while working an extra shift at a Houston bar, leaving one deputy dead and two others wounded, authorities in …
A Vermont high school homecoming football game turned into a “drag ball" runway at halftime, with a mix of students and faculty members parading in gowns, wigs and makeup — and a big crowd in …
BOSTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Ken Weyler was known around the New Hampshire Statehouse for dismissing the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines and opposing tens of millions of dollars in federal funds to …
An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency. One mining operation in central New …
World
ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — A sunburst at the overcast birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games in Greece was too short-lived to light the backup flame for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at …
LEIGH-ON-SEA, England (AP) — The father of a man held for the fatal stabbing of a British lawmaker during a meeting with local voters has told British media that he was shocked and …
JERUSALEM (AP) — The man known as the last Jew of Kabul could soon be heading to Israel, after agreeing to grant his estranged wife a religious divorce in a Zoom call — a precondition for smooth …
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is reporting its largest daily number of new coronavirus infections, more than 70% up on the number a month ago as the country faces a sustained rise in cases. The national …
Business
REHOBOTH BEACH – The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a general membership meeting for Monday, Nov. 8 at noon. The Chamber will host John Fleming, District Director, …
NEW CASTLE — Friendly Ice Cream Corporation is proudly supporting Easterseals Children’s Therapy programs through a special Halloween campaign. Supporters of the Friendly’s …
NEW CASTLE — Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore recently received a $25,000 grant from Discover Bank to support its Supported Employment program – a program which …
DOVER — The city announced Thursday that it has reinstated Irish Mike’s Olde Town Pub’s business license following a meeting with officials and the establishment's owner.
Things to Do
Australian singer/songwriter Peter Harper, with his band Midwest Kind, will play the Delaware Veterans Post No. 2 in Dover Thursday night.

Best Bets: Harper and Midwest Kind bring blues to Dover

The music of Australia meets the truly American art form of the blues next week as the Central Delaware Blues Society welcomes Harper …
The Sea Witch Festival in Rehoboth Beach, taking place this year Oct. 29-31, is one of many fall happenings across the state this month.

Fall events spring back: Farms, festivals, fun bountiful this month in Delaware

Autumn is the time of the year when a chill begins to fill the air, leaves change to present breathtaking foliage and trees show off …

Super Heroes is theme of this 3rd Friday

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will be held outdoors with artists and crafters filling the streets, live music, …

'Mr. Moribund' takes the stage at Riverfront Theatre

MILFORD — The live show “Mr. Moribund’s Theatre of Terror” will hold its monthly show has announced their October show at the …

Delaware's Biggs Museum invites students to submit Frida Kahlo artwork

DOVER — Beginning Nov. 5, the Dover’s Biggs Museum of American Art will host “Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas …