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LAUREL — Phase one of the Native American-themed Tidewater Park is complete and was marked by a ceremonial blessing Thursday.
MILLVILLE – Delaware’s Division of Public Health Saturday issued an advisory to residents of a manufactured home community in Sussex County to not drink their water. Out of an …
Coronavirus
DOVER — Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccine providers can begin administering booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson to the populations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Delaware Division of Public Health announced Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions more Americans can get a COVID-19 booster and choose a different company’s vaccine for that next shot, federal health officials said Thursday. Certain people …
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Sussex
SELBYVILLE — Delaware State Police arrested 20-year-old Broaderick Thomas of Selbyville on Friday for theft of a firearm following a rash of vehicle break-ins. Troopers were investigating …
Dorchester
• Cambridge Ghost Walk Oct. 23, 29, 30: Take a walk down Haunted High Street in Historic Cambridge — the most haunted street in Maryland. Hear about the ghosts who haunt and strange events …
New Castle
CLAYMONT — The northern Delaware city known for its industrial history and century-old steel mill may soon see new, green life in the form of Electric Arc Park.
Wicomico
Salisbury Mayor Jake Day will give his first "State of the City" address in two years at a presentation next week at Salisbury University. Day was serving in Africa during a U.S. Army deployment, …
Somerset
Vending machines in Maryland can now stock everything from allergy relief to some contraception along with candy or chips under a new state law. Over-the-counter medications, which can be bought off …
Sports
DSU’s Denzel Bryant (left) and Dan Douglas converge on Richard Bailey of South Carolina State after a short pass reception Saturday.

Error-prone Hornets fall to South Carolina State 13-7

DOVER — In football, there is often one play that can typically turn the outcome of a game. On Saturday afternoon in front of a …
Blue Hen linebacker Johnny Buchanan (is congratulated by teammate Nijuel Hill after making a tackle on Saturday.

No. 7 JMU fends off Blue Hens

NEWARK — Two quarters into Saturday’s matchup, Delaware had James Madison right where it wanted the Dukes. Well, at …
Coach Dan Candeloro and the Riders have some building to do after losing 20 seniors from last year's 5-2 squad.

Local roundup: Rider football team falls to unbeaten Archmere 28-6

Caesar Rodney High managed just a pair of second-quarter field goals in falling to Archmere, 28-6, in football on Saturday …
Delaware linebackers Liam Trainer (11) and Colby Reeder (4) celebrate a defensive stop in Sunday’s 20-14 win at Jacksonville State.

James Madison (5-1) at Delaware (3-3)

WHEN: Today, 3 p.m. WHERE: Delaware Stadium (18,077), Newark. RADIO: 94.7-FM, WDSD (Scott Klatzkin, Bill Harman). TV: NBC …
Dover quarterback Jordan Moran tries to recover a fumbled snap but the ball was covered by Eagles defender Kevin Woodruff to set up Smyrna’s second TD in the first quarter.

Eagles top Dover 34-13 to capture first Class 3A, District II title

SMYRNA — No matter what they’re calling it these days, it’s still basically the Henlopen North. And, just as it has been for …
Delaware
MILFORD — Throughout its more than 90 years in existence, the Milford Middle School building has, in a way, lived many lives — as a high school, middle school, elementary school and the …
MILFORD — With only one person having filed to run, the special election to fill the vacancy in the city’s 3rd Ward has been canceled. 
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Delaware man who stole goods worth more than $3.25 million while working at a FedEx facility has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for interstate …
Maryland
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's former chief of staff has been indicted on charges that he defrauded a state agency he led by inducing it to pay him nearly $280,000 in mostly …
PRINCESS ANNE — University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension’s 4-H STEM Festival returns this year after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The free event will take place Nov. …
• Dorchester County — The Dorchester County Council announced on Oct. 5 that Halloween will be observed by county residents on Sunday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. for children 12 and under. …
Neighbors
BEAR — The passion to sit down and gather information, along with his thoughts, and then expressing them into words has been a creative outlet for John Riddle ever since he was a freshman in …
TidalHealth recently held its Salisbury Drive-Thru Flu Clinic for a 27th season at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. Free seasonal quadrivalent flu vaccinations were administered to individuals 13 years of …
Terror. Torment. Murder. Madness. Supernatural forces. All these and more come into play in the writings of Edgar Allan Poe, a Boston native who was a Maryland resident at the end of his life. His …
Nation
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's widow said she pleaded with the Los Angeles County sheriff to make sure no one takes photographs from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the …
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The porcupines were walking slow and funny, more so than they usually do. Their stride concerned some residents in a South Lake Tahoe neighborhood who called a …
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — No. 218 joined a bike ride supporting Ahmaud Arbery's family after the young Black man was chased down and shot dead. No. 236 was a longtime co-worker of one of the white men …
OCT. 16 - 22, 2021 The Olympic flame is lit to begin its journey to the Winter Games in Beijing. A crew conducts a dramatic rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. A diver discovers a …
WESTLAKE, Texas (AP) — Anna Salton Eisen found the old pictures — wallet-size, black-and-white images of Jewish prisoners who survived the Holocaust — in a folder her late father, George Lucius …
World
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday made an impassioned plea to end the practice of returning migrants rescued at sea to Libya and other unsafe countries where they suffer “inhumane …
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel is expected to move forward with thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in the West Bank this week, a settlement watchdog group said Sunday. The plan for some …
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — In a pair of Cape Town warehouses converted into a maze of airlocked sterile rooms, young scientists are assembling and calibrating the equipment needed to reverse …
PARIS (AP) — One rape victim was asked by Paris police what she wore that day, and why she didn’t struggle more. Another woman was forced to fondle herself to demonstrate a sexual assault to a …
Business
DOVER — NCALL together with the TD Bank Financial Education program, will host two one-hour long sessions titled, Build and Maintain Great Credit. The resource session are free and will be …
MIDDLETOWN — Despite traffic concerns, the town’s Planning & Zoning Commission unanimously approved a proposal for a 600,000-square-foot warehouse on Auto Park Drive, off Del. 299, on Thursday.
WILMINGTON — Monday, Jan. 10, marks the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s 185th Annual Dinner. The State Chamber is pleased to announce Dr. Kathleen Shelton, vice president and chief …
GEORGETOWN — Terrapin Island, a proposed subdivision near Lewes opposed through appeal, is in the hands of Sussex County Council.
Things to Do

Enjoy sights and sounds of fall at Blackwater NWR

CAMBRIDGE — Experience the changing of the seasons at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge by participating in a guided birding …
Mr. Moribund, left, played by W.J. Walton, talks with the Stage Mangler, played by Michael Forrest, at July’s Mr. Moribund Theatre of Terror event at the Riverfront Theater in Milford.

Best Bets: Mr. Moribund brings horror, hijinks to Milford

W.J. Walton is living out a childhood dream. As a kid, he loved old horror movies and the hosts who would introduce the films on …

William Penn Day marked in New Castle

NEW CASTLE — On Saturday, the New Castle Court House Museum, located at 211 Delaware St. in New Castle, will present …
DSUHomecomingParade5Delaware State University Storm band dancer Khalia Culler, center, performs during the 2017 DSU Homecoming Parade in Dover on Saturday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Delaware State University homecoming parade, community fair is Saturday

DOVER — After a COVID-19 hiatus in 2020, Delaware State University is resuming its traditional homecoming parade Saturday.

Celebrate all things oyster in St. Michaels

ST. MICHAELS — Get ready to celebrate the Bay’s favorite bivalve at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s OysterFest, …