As your Delaware state treasurer, I am focused on managing the needs of our communities and the changing daily priorities. As the new normal begins to take shape, my team and I are performing the critical work of preparing for the near- and long-term effects that the coronavirus will have on…

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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 …

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We would like to point out that if the attention paid to COVID-19 is part of a mass media conspiracy, we were not invited to the meetings. Heck, we never even got a memo.

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Collectively, we’ve spent a ton of time lately discussing toilet paper shortages. Or the lack of bread in the stores. Or meat. Or produce. Well, let’s face it: We spend a ton of time complaining in general these days.

(This is the second in a series of articles on plants native to our area. But why natives? Because each patch of habitat becomes part of a collective effort to nurture and sustain the living landscape for birds and other animals.)

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It was Thomas Paine who, in 1776, wrote in “The American Crisis,” “These are the times that try men’s souls.”

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Over the past few weeks, the president and our governor have made emergency declarations, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the Town of Ocean View and the Ocean View Police Department has implemented procedures to safeguard our citizens and staff and to ensure we continue to prov…

The federal government uses Census data to distribute more than $675 billion annually for public programs, including Medicaid, SNAP, Head Start, unemployment benefits, housing vouchers, programs for seniors and veterans with disabilities, school lunch programs and disaster relief.

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Every health organization, including the CDC and WHO, is recommending social distancing in the United States right now. It might be the best way to reduce community spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Gov. John Carney has expanded the state-of-emergency, places that used to be gathering places…

Disclaimer: I’m a big fan of ordering food from local restaurants. I’m a superfan of ordering food from local restaurants when that means I can sit on my couch and wait for them to bring it to my front door. In fact, my friends and family will tell you: Ordering food is my superpower. (Well,…

Forty years ago today, I walked into the newsroom of a daily paper in a Pennsylvania town 52 miles from Pittsburgh and greeted the staff I had met during a previous internship.

Spring is upon us, and that means golf season is getting under way. Do you love the game? Many golfers will say they have a love-hate relationship with the game. Golf is a demanding sport. It requires a lot of time and effort, and the definition of true grit for some of us to master the skil…

(This is the first of a series of articles on plants native to our area. But why natives? Because each patch of habitat becomes part of a collective effort to nurture and sustain the living landscape for birds and other animals.)

This week, after an Iranian-backed militia celebrated the birth anniversary of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani by raining rockets on an American base in Iraq, killing two American soldiers, my mind returned to the memory of an early morning in late November 2014.

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The coronavirus pandemic is the most-discussed topic in the world right now, and we are seeing its impact here in our community, in terms of event cancelations, school schedules and other disruptions to our collective way of life.

This week, I would like to thank the hidden army that manufactures and distributes pickleball products.

There aren’t a lot of topics that can get universal agreement from just about everybody these days, but one thing that seems to fill that bill is the subject of traffic — nobody appears to be a big fan.

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Like many of you, I’ve tried to stay informed on the current situation with the novel coronavirus, particularly in the United States. Also, like many of you, I’ve attempted to understand the precautions and steps I need to take to keep myself, my family and my business as safe from the sprea…

Broadband access has emerged as one of the clearest examples of the upstate/downstate divide here in Delaware. Most communities in New Castle County have long had ready access to high-speed broadband internet service, often from multiple competing providers. But downstate, it’s not too hard …

More than two years after the Federal Communications Commission repealed net-neutrality rules, it’s past time for lawmakers in Congress to come together and work across party lines to permanently protect the open internet. Broadband providers and big platforms shouldn’t be able to block or t…

Last April, U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman from Delaware was killed in Afghanistan. Nearly another year has passed, and Americans are still dying there. Already this year, six Americans have lost their lives. Finally, this week after 18 months of negotiation, there appears hope t…