The CHEER Senior Foundation has been selected by Giant Food store leadership as the benefiting non-profit in its Community Bag Program. For the month of November, the CHEER Senior Foundation will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the Giant Food s…

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The 2021 Lt. Governor’s Wellness Leadership Challenge recently announced seven recipients of this year’s award. The mission of the annual Lt. Governor’s Challenge is to recognize local health and wellness programs, policies or environmental changes that help improve the quality of life of De…

On Monday, Oct. 25, U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (all D-Del.) joined Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall Long and Wilmington VA Medical Center Director Vince Kane for a discussion with U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough on menta…

Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School recently hosted the Knights of Columbus Council #9053 for their Soccer Challenge. The event allowed students the opportunity to demonstrate what is considered by some to be the most important skill in soccer: shooting accuracy on the penalty kick.

Weis Markets recently announced a $400 donation to Lord Baltimore Elementary School as part of its first-ever Weis 4 School program. A representative from Weis Markets Store 273 presented the donation to Lord Baltimore Elementary.

Gov. John Carney on Thursday, Oct. 21, signed into law House Bill 123, legislation sponsored by state Rep. Krista Griffith and state Senate Majority Whip Elizabeth “Tizzy” Lockman that creates the Delaware Fostering Independence Through Education Tuition Waiver Program to support students in…

Out of an abundance of caution, the Division of Public Health (DPH) this week advised residents of the Bethany Crest community in Clarksville to use bottled water for drinking and cooking while their water system is evaluated for a concentration of per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) t…

Beebe Healthcare’s Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing is inviting those interested in entering the field of nursing to attend the school’s semi-annual Open House on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m.

About 15 Millsboro residents attended a special Town Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 18, to hear a repeat presentation explaining why the town wants their permission to borrow up to $38 million.

Gov. John Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) have formally issued an emergency regulation requiring educators, school staff, volunteers and contractors working in Delaware schools to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or undergo weekly testing beginning Nov. …

Fifty years ago this week, Gerald Hocker was fresh out of college, newly married, and his Uncle Jake made him an offer he couldn’t refuse.

The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) was joined by Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long, Safety and Homeland Security Secretary Nathaniel McQueen Jr. representatives from the Office of Highway Safety (OHS) and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield to celebrate the launch of the State’s fir…

Ken Cimino, Ocean View’s Director of Planning and Zoning, will meet with officials at Lord Baltimore Elementary School to try and find a solution for the heavy traffic back-up that develops on Route 26 in the mornings and afternoons, when parents drop off children at school and pick them up …

In a sharp rebuke of the “highly irregular” election machinations executed by an Ocean Pines Board of Directors majority, Circuit Court Judge Sidney Campen on Wednesday blocked the majority’s plan to hold a new election of directors and ordered all ballots from the summer’s disputed contest …

Frankford is going back to the drawing board, literally, on its quest to create storage space to make up for its former warehouse, which has been sold.

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty (OASIR) is proud to announce the recent addition of Kellyann Dorfman, a highly respected and experienced Realtor with licenses in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C., to their team of real estate professionals.

Gov. John Carney on Tuesday, Oct. 12, announced that Dr. Mark Holodick, former superintendent of the Brandywine School District, will be nominated to serve as next Secretary of the Delaware Department of Education (DOE).

The Lewes Historical Society invites the public to celebrate All-Hallows-Eve at its outdoor event, Boos & Brews on their historic Shipcarpenter Street campus the evening of Oct. 29.

Residents living in and around Bethany Beach can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with screenings offered by Life Line Screening in November. Bethany Beach Ocean Suites will host the event on Nov. 9 in downtown Be…

Tourism is a $2+ billion (and growing!) industry in Sussex County. In fact, more than 16 percent of all jobs in the county — almost 20,000 of them — are tourism-related. And tourism revenue saves each Delaware household more than $1,500 in taxes each year.

Hungry customers enticed by Latin flare can find empanadas, Columbian hot dogs topped with crushed potato chips and an Argentine steak sandwich at the new Lili’s Place in Bethany Beach.

Ray Sander, president of the Delaware Botanic Gardens (DBG), announced that DBG would participate in this year’s Rehoboth Beach Chamber of Commerce Sea Witch Festival by creating a unique 9-foot Sea Witch and new Scarecrow Trail at the gardens in Dagsboro.

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A 55-year-old Delaware woman is dead and a 40-year-old Hebron, Md., man in custody after a shooting in the Bethany Crest mobile home park in Clarksville early Thursday morning, Delaware State Police said.

A new Bike and Walker Safety Committee has been launched by Town of South Bethany, and transportation safety — including more protection at crosswalks, directional signage and clearing rights of way for bikers and walkers — was a new topic on the town agenda. Communications and Public Relati…

The members of Fenwick Island’s new Residential Viewpoint Committee met for the first time this week and laid out its mission statement, which echoes the emphasis on quality of life and a “quiet resort” atmosphere that was the rallying cry of a group of challengers who swept the Town Council…

SoDel Concepts’ new, 200-seat Ocean View Brewing Company is expected to open in March, providing about 80 new jobs and with Duck Fat Popcorn and Sloppy Joe Eggrolls on the menu.

At a star-studded awards ceremony held Monday evening, Oct. 11, the state’s top 20 teachers were honored by Gov. John Carney and Secretary of Education, and former IRSD Superintendent, Dr. Susan Bunting. U.S. Sen. Tom Carper also offered remarks and appreciation.

The Maryland PSC denied a motion filed by Baltimore law firm Venable, LLP, and lead counsel, J. Joseph Curran and partners, to disqualify U.S. Wind’s application for additional round two wind turbines to be sited off the coast of Ocean City. Because Ørsted contended they will not produce win…

Town finances were on the minds of Frankford Town Council members this week, and the council took several strides toward securing the Town’s future investments and planning for its future needs.