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SMYRNA — A 51-year-old Clayton woman died from injuries sustained in a Monday morning vehicle crash in the area of U.S. 13 and South Carter Road, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. …
DOVER — State officials are warning of a potential vaccination validation scam. The Delaware Division of Public Health and other state agencies were alerted of text messages which attempt to …
DOVER — A 24-year-old man was arrested on drug and firearms charges during a traffic stop Tuesday morning, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. According to authorities, officers …
Coronavirus
BALTIMORE - The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) on Monday, Nov. 29 announced an update on the top and bottom 10 skilled nursing facilities in the state ranked by percentage of staff with at least …
DOVER — The number of individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in Delaware rose above 200 for the first time since Oct. 14, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health’s daily …
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DOVER — A 19-year-old Wilmington man was arrested Monday afternoon after being seen with a firearm in his waistband, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. Jaden Jenkins fled from …
Sussex
Sussex County was awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2022 budget, adopted by County Council in June. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United …
Dorchester
Cambridge - In March, Habitat for Humanity Choptank received a $25,000 grant from The Todd Fund to support Habitat for Humanity Choptank’s Helping Hands Revolving Loan Fund and its service to …
New Castle
BEAR — A 30-year-old Maryland man was arrested Monday for the attempted murder of three troopers, Delaware State Police spokesman Senior Cpl. Jason Hatchell said.
Wicomico
After a year off due to the coronavirus pandemic the Eastern Shore Region District 2 of the American Legion is back with its High School Oratorical Program which can earn a student …
Somerset
SALISBURY — Becker Morgan Group’s project Somerset County Technical High School (SCTHS) caught the attention of The Plan, one of the most acclaimed architecture and design review …
Opinion
Here is the Question of the Day: Did you volunteer  anywhere during Thanksgiving week? What did you do?  Join the conversation below and see what others have to say! You can sign in …
When our three organizations formed a new partnership in 2019, we set out with a common goal in mind: Advance solutions that will help build a circular economy for plastic bottles. The nonalcoholic beverage industry led by the American Beverage Association pledged to reduce its plastic footprint, and The Recycling Partnership and Closed Loop Partners leveraged their experience working with communities to modernize recycling infrastructure and solve the circularity challenges of today.
Imani Wulff Cochrane, a student at St. Georges Technical High School, was the undisputed hit of Gov. John Carney’s announcement in October regarding $50 million in workforce training.
For Delaware parents with young kids, the state’s child care crisis is a daily reality. But today, the crisis has spilled beyond just households with kids and their would-be child care …
Sports
Dover’s Logan Shores rushes for long yardage as Appoquinimink’s Logan Taylor grabs his flag on the 1-yard line during the DIAA Unified football state quarter finals at Dover on Tuesday.

Photo Gallery: Dover vs Appoquinimink Unified football quarterfinals

Dover defeated Appoquinimink 49-26 in the DIAA state Unified football quarterfinals on Tuesday.  Dover moves on to the semifinals on …
Anthony Aglio

Caesar Rodney boys' basketball team dealing with delay

CAMDEN — High school athletes have gotten used to dealing with the COVID pandemic by now. So having games postponed because …
Members of the Blue and Gold cheerleading squads perform before Friday night's 65th Annual Blue-Gold All Star Football Game held at Delaware Stadium in Newark.

Roundup: DIAA football finals will follow University of Delaware fan guidelines

Fans attending the DIAA football state championship games on Dec. 11 will be required to follow the University of Delaware’s …
Delaware State's volleyball team enjoyed its best regular season in team history this year, highlighted by a team-record 26 wins, a share of the MEAC regular season title, a perfect 13-0 mark at home, a record 16 straight wins and 20 shutout victories.

Roundup: Delaware State volleyball team to compete in NIVC tourney

The Delaware State volleyball team will compete in the National Invitational Volleyball Championship Tournament, marking the first …
Chrissi Rawak

Results a priority for next University of Delaware football coach

NEWARK — Chrissi Rawak admits it. If she had it to do over, the Delaware athletic director would still hire Danny Rocco …
Delaware
SEAFORD - Community Bank donates to Seaford Middle .Community Bank Delaware presented Seaford Middle School with $500 in support of Seaford Middle School Builder’s Club, which benefits their …
SEAFORD — With 24/7 camera surveillance, the city police department’s property will soon join other agencies in Delaware that offer an official “safe exchange zone” — a designated area for child custody transfer or e-commerce exchanges.
MILFORD — An alleged incident in a Milford Central Academy girls’ bathroom on Nov. 22 left one student injured and another facing a felony assault charge, authorities said Monday. A …
Maryland
Salisbury is set to receive funding that will pay for design costs of the remaining 8.9 miles of on-street bikeways in the city’s Bicycle Master Plan. The Maryland Department of …
CRISFIELD — The national increase in overdose-related deaths is being felt in Crisfield as Police Chief David Dalfonso reported there were seven overdoses for the third quarter of this calendar …
GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A police officer in Maryland fatally shot a knife-wielding man and later found a woman dead inside the same home, authorities in Anne Arundel County said Sunday. The …
Neighbors
Salisbury artist and photographer recently photographed some of the boats and skipjacks currently in residence at Deal Island Harbor.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000 -- Wicomico County’s newly appointed Performance Audit Committee will meet for the first time next week with the expectation it will help county lawmakers find ways to …
MILFORD - The monthly Milford Conversations meeting will focus on the Delaware State News' new Civility Project. The meeting will be held Thursday, Dec. 2, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the First …
Nation
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — One-time entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes, under questioning by prosecutors, struggled Tuesday to recall key events that led to her facing criminal fraud charges for allegedly …
OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three students and wounding six other people, including a teacher, authorities …
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot Daunte Wright will testify at her trial, her attorney said Tuesday as jury selection began with potential panelists being …
BRUSSELS (AP) — The omicron variant was already in the Netherlands when South Africa alerted the World Health Organization about it last week, Dutch health authorities said Tuesday, adding to fear …
Washington (AP) — The Biden administration is expected to take steps in the coming days to toughen testing requirements for international travelers to the U.S., including both vaccinated and …
World
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The candidate from Honduras’ ruling party conceded Tuesday that opposition candidate Xiomara Castro won Sunday’s presidential election. Tegucigalpa Mayor Nasry …
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran struck a maximalist tone Tuesday after just one day of restarted talks in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal, suggesting everything discussed in previous rounds of …
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Barbados stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday as it shed another vestige of its colonial past and became a republic for the first time in …
LESBOS, Greece (AP) — When Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos in 2016, he was so moved by the stories he heard from families fleeing war in Iraq and Syria that he wept and brought a …
Business
The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce  will host the 34th Annual Southern Delmarva Economic Forecast on Friday, Dec. 3, in the Guerrieri Academic Commons at Salisbury University. The event …
DOVER — Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is getting a new name. On Monday, Bally’s Corp. announced the official kickoff to its rebranding of Dover’s casino to Bally’s Dover Casino Resort.
MILFORD — The story of how i.g. Burton expanded its car business to include Mercedes-Benz is one of perseverance. Fourth-generation i.g. Burton owner David G. Burton was introduced to the …
PRINCESS ANNE — Town Commissioners are expected to schedule a first-reader vote on an amended tattoo parlor ordinance at their December meeting and also decide whether or not they want to …
Things to Do
An energetic member of Wyatt’s Warriors hands out candy in 2018.

Salisbury Christmas Parade set for this Sunday in Downtown

Mountaire Farms will present the 75th annual Salisbury Christmas Parade, hosted by the Salisbury Jaycees on Sunday, Dec. 5. This …
Youngsters join Santa on stage during Envision Frankford's tree lighting extrvaganza at Frankford Town Park, held Nov. 27.

Photos: Frankford tree lighting

Envision Frankford’s Christmas in the Park/Tree Lighting event was held Saturday night. Music was provided by Indian River High …
In 2020, Joseph and Abrielle Batres of Georgetown had to keep a little distance from Santa during their visit to Georgetown's Santa House. This holiday season, however, most local towns have loosened COVID-19 restrictions for visits with St. Nick.

Delaware Santa visits are a ho-ho-go

This year, Santa Claus is indeed coming to town. After a 2020 Christmas season disrupted by COVID-19 event cancellations, …
Thousand’s turned out for the annual Christmas tree lighting at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand near the Boardwalk with a Sing-A-Long by the Clear Space performers and cold, windy weather on Friday to start the Christmas season at the beach.

Photo Gallery: Tree lighting at Rehoboth Beach

Thousand’s turned out for the annual Christmas tree lighting at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand near the Boardwalk with a …