News
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 …
DOVER — The Dover Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Planet Fitness late Friday night. A 21-year-old male was walking in the parking lot of the …
Coronavirus
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 …
DOVER — In-person contagious cases of COVID-19 decreased in Delaware public schools over a seven-day period compared to the week prior, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health’s weekly report released Wednesday.
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Kent
DOVER — A 59-year-old male died in a single motor vehicle collision Saturday morning on White Oak Road. Delaware State Police said a 2002 Toyota Highlander was traveling eastbound on White …
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
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.
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
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 …
Indian River’s T.J. Burke gets tripped up by a Delmar defender in the second quarter during IR’s homecoming on Friday.

Local roundup: Visiting Delmar dominates Indian River 35-7

Delmar earned a 35-7 football road victory at Indian River on Friday night. The Wildcats recorded their third consecutive win to …
Marvin Dooley

Unbeaten Raiders beat Bucs 20-6

MILFORD — Rasheed Stones trotted to the Woodbridge High sideline with an observation for his coaching staff in a tied …

Colonel Richardson beats C-SD Vikings, 16-14

FEDERALSBURG — Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings’ 13-year streak as 1A East champions ended Friday in …
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
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 …
There’s an intriguing subplot to . The world’s two most prominent Roman Catholics will be celebrating a shared outlook on church teaching and vital social issues even as Biden faces over his …
Even as schools have returned in full swing across the country, complications wrought by the pandemic persist, often falling hardest on those least able to weather them: families without …
World
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quiñónez was fatally shot in the port city of Guayaquil, police said Saturday. Quiñónez, who was 32, became a national hero in 2012 when he …
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One of the world's largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, announced Saturday it aims to reach “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2060, joining more than 100 …
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopian military airstrikes on Friday forced a United Nations humanitarian flight to abandon its landing in the capital of the country’s Tigray region, aid workers said, …
BERLIN (AP) — Environmental campaigners staged protests on several continents Friday to press their demands for more government action to curb global warming ahead of the upcoming U.N. climate …
Business
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.
NEW CASTLE — On Oct. 19 the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) welcomed a new Board member as Commission Vice Chairman Samuel E. Lathem administered the Oath of Office to Theodore W. Becker of Lewes, Delaware, prior to the bi-state agency’s monthly meeting. Commissioner Becker replaces Jim Ford who resigned in late July. On October 13, the Delaware State Senate unanimously confirmed his nomination. His term extends to July 1, 2022.
DOVER – The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Delaware Thunder Professional Hockey Club on Oct. 5 at 4 p.m. The event was held at the Centre Ice Arena on the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. Chamber members and friends joined CEO/President Charles F. Pens, Sr., and his team to celebrate the relaunching of Central Delaware’s number one sports franchise.
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 …

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, …

Allen Lion Club Pit Beef Dinner set for Nov. 14

For more than  60 years, the Allen Lions Club has held an annual Pit Beef Dinner with an extensive menu from time-honored recipes …