Frankford Police Chief Larry Corrigan reads to children at the Frankford Public Library. Corrigan reads to the children frequently — something he did even before he became Frankford’s police chief in December.  It will, however, be a little while before he’s back at the library, as all libra…

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Editor's note: With the mandated closure to the public of all restaurants and bars in the state, except for carry-out, drive-through and delivery services, we are compiling a listing of which restaurants are remaining open to provide those services and the details involved. Restaurants that …

On Nov. 15, when life was normal, Bennett Orchards put a post on their Facebook page indicating they were considering co-hosting, with Magee Farms, a food canning and jarring workshop. “Who would be interested?” they asked.

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The Freeman Stage is known for bringing arts to the community, but this nonprofit performing arts venue is also being impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) and Delaware’s State of Emergency.

On March 12, in Millsboro, Aliyah’s Cupboard Inc., a nonprofit organization, held its Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce. Many family and friends celebrated the occasion with parents Kevin Simms and Alexa Howard, as it was in memory of their baby girl Aliy…

Cat & Mouse Press, known for its award-winning local beach reads, has announced the publication of “Sandy Paws: Dogs and Cats on Delmarva.” The book features short stories and light verse set in Rehoboth, Lewes, Bethany Beach, Ocean City, Cape May, Chincoteague, and other seaside towns i…

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For Bethany Blues, the coronavirus pandemic has meant closing their doors to sit-down customers but opening up delivery to service a 5-mile radius around both the Lewes and Bethany Beach locations.

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With entrance fees to Delaware State Parks and state wildlife areas currently waived, Delawareans are getting outside to stay active and healthy, Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control said, offering tips for enjoying the outdoors safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19)…

On March 2, AARP Chapter 5340 hears from Linda Forte of Delmarva Easter Seals in Georgetown. Pictured are Carol Ann Stone, president of the chapter, left, and Forte, after the group awarded her a certificate of appreciation. Forte offered presentation on the services available for all ages, …

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After Gov. John Carney’s ban on dine-in service at restaurants and bars, which went into effect earlier this week, area businesses are navigating the “new normal” in an effort to continue to serve their customers while keeping the customers and their employees safe.

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Teayra Bowden has never tried vaping.

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Beebe Healthcare announced on March 18 that in continuing to evaluate the rapidly changing information about coronavirus (COVID-19), as of 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, it was making changes to its March 12 visitor guidelines, moving from limiting patients to two pre-selected visitors to only…

Delmarva has been awash in pink and white as the magnolia trees begin their springtime bloom, here alongside the Selbyville Post Office.

The GFWC DSFWC Women’s Club of Indian River at their most recently meeting donated food and clothing to the Immanuel Shelter. Pictured, from left, are: seated, President Henrietta Belcher Stack; standing, members Margie Twardowski, Judy Mullen, Moya Stritzel, Lynn Thompson, Jackie Riemenschn…

The 17th Annual Lions Walk for Sight, sponsored by the Delaware Eye Institute & the Delaware Lions Foundation, is planned for Sunday, April 26, starting at the Dewey Beach Lions Club House, located at 115 McKinley Avenue, Dewey Beach.

Beebe Healthcare and Beebe Medical Foundation representatives celebrate the setting this week of the very first beam of their largest expansion project, the Specialty Surgical Hospital at the Rehoboth Health Campus. Pictured, from left are: Mark Loukidies, vice president, Facilities & En…

A bright, shiny day heralds the arrival of meteorological spring, and the trees are in full agreement that spring has sprung.

Don't tell the trees, but it's still early March. That hasn't stopped them from blossoming after a warmer-than-usual winter.

With prize drawings, hors d’oeuvres and adult beverages, local educators are planning a fun and relaxing evening that will also support local scholarships. The 4th Annual IREA Fundraiser Social will support local students becoming the next generation of teachers. The event is open to the com…

The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 7 hosted a volunteer fair, offering the chance for would-be volunteers to meet and talk with representatives from 20 local organizations about upcoming and ongoing volunteer opportunities in the community.

Kids turned out by the dozens in Dagsboro in 2019, ready... set... go... to hunt for those Easter eggs.

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The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is providing guidance for patients to minimize their risk of getting or spreading the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. A new resource from ACEP, Stop the Spread: A Patient Guide to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), provides tips on how to minim…

Ray Sander, president of Delaware Botanic Gardens (DBG), recently announced that the Delaware Botanic Gardens is offering a new course called “Hens & Chicks” at the gardens on March 23 from 3 to 5:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, March 25, the Bethany Beach Cultural & Historical Affairs Committee will host “Notes in Time: A Musical Journey Through Tin Pan Alley.” The program will recount the history behind the songs that defined an era, accompanied by the chemistry and banter of musicians Jeff Coope…

Local author Beth Ann Scullin-Oliphant recently published her first children’s book. “Briton’s Beach Adventures: Dolphins Surprise,” the first in a series, launched March 3 on Amazon.com. The colorful, interactive book is designed for children from birth to beginner reader.

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Delaware Technical Community College on March 10 announced that it was instituting precautions for its students and staff to address concerns about the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Executive Director Chris Bason, far left, listens as a group of citizens participate in discussions on climate change at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Thursday, Feb. 27. The event, titled ‘Climate Conversations,’ included short presentation…

The Sussex Family YMCA is inviting the community to its third annual Bowl for Kids event on Sunday, March 29, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lefty’s Alley & Eats in Lewes. The family-friendly event has a goal of raising $15,000, which supports the Y’s Annual Campaign.

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce kicked off 2020 with the first Business After Hours of the year. The event was hosted by Bethany Beach Ocean Suites and 99 Sea Level restaurant, and one of the featured spotlight tables highlighted the hotel and restaurant’s…