Those are the three raw numbers that stood out to us the most as reporter Maria Counts was putting together her three-part series on the rise of heroin’s popularity in our little community (the third installment in the series can be found on page 18).
There is something absolutely gut-wrenching about having to say goodbye to someone you genuinely care about, and I’m certain most of you have had to go through this on more than one occasion.
We left Ocean View last August, planning on returning in the fall, as soon as I recovered from knee-replacement surgery. I was still limping around in October when my husband Benjamin’s right arm began to tremble, and that tremor led to an earthquake that transformed the geography of our lives.
Online presence is everything in this digital age. People are checking out your business online before setting foot into your actual store. Your business probably has a Facebook account, and maybe a Twitter account. But how about spicing up your social media presence with an Instagram account before the busy season?
Something very special is happening with the Indian River High School Lady Indians soccer team.
The notion of being a “stowaway” has intrigued me from the time I was a child.
After months of bitter cold temperatures, snow blanketing our pristine community and ice coating our roads like it was simply part of the surface, spring has officially sprung for many of us here at the beach, with Easter weekend now upon us.
CareerCast, a website that focuses on career advice and salary listings, recently examined 200 jobs that have the most employees in the nation, based on numbers acquired from the United States Department of Labor.
Watching things unfold over recent years, it becomes somewhat evident that Fenwick Island is undertaking a bit of a facelift. While not as dramatic as the massive downtown changes in Bethany Beach through the Streetscape project and impending hotel, the essence of Fenwick Island is changing, and it’s probably not a bad thing.
I’m a firm believer that no matter what we accomplish in life, or how many things we are able to acquire over the course of our lifetimes, one certainty awaits us all — we’re eventually going to run out of batteries.
Atkins discusses repeal bill
I read an article talking about the death penalty repeal bill and how supporters are saying House leadership is holding up the bill in committee. They say that the only way to do something about it is to suspend rules and force the bill to the floor for a vote.
The Town of Millville has seen a lot of change over recent years. That change does not only involve a significant shopping center on Route 26, more retail and new houses being constructed. No, the actual operations of the Town have undergone a major facelift, as well, as ordinances have been drafted and approved, and a beautiful building now houses all the Town’s operations.
Mondays have proven to be the bane of my existence over the years.
Rising healthcare costs have affected nearly all of us over recent years. If it’s not the cost of insurance, it’s the increase in costs of medical services, or the increased usage of prescription medication.
Whatever the case, it is hitting many of us hard.
There’s an ominous line that is repeated often in the HBO show, “Game of Thrones,” that often sends shudders up and down the spines of the central characters whenever it is uttered.
Every once in a while, things happen that can cause a really bad situation, and here it is in a nutshell: When you think your dog is harmless, think again! When a dog’s energy level is high and if you are unsure of the other dog or dogs or your surroundings, then taking precautions is the best policy — consider safety first!
Ellendale group thankful to governor
The Ellendale Civic Association would like to commend our governor on his stand to clean up the water here in Delaware. We appreciate the fact that he has recognized the need for improvement throughout the state and the hazard that is presented with the current water situation.
Indian River School District (IRSD) officials recently made an adminstrative decision to extend the school day by 30 minutes at all of its schools to make up for eight weather-related closures this winter.
We all have our basic routines in the morning, right?
There is perhaps nothing more unjust than a deep-pocketed actor engaging in illegal activity for profit to the harm of innocent people simply because “it’s profitable and they can.”
We all know about Crimea because Alford, Lord Tennyson, wrote a famous poem about the Crimean War and the Charge of the Light Brigade. Crimea has always been a controversial issue in international relations because of its strategic location on the Black Sea.
This is truly the week we celebrate community efforts on this page.
When historians look back at this period in time they will credit us with being the “Age of Technology.”
A long, cold, relentless winter has left many of us with chattering teeth and expanding waistlines, as we burrow under our blankets, watch movies and scarf down warm comfort food.
If that describes you, consider yourself fortunate.