Dover sculptor Paskins exhibits ‘Spirit Revealed’ at Biggs Museum

DOVER — Aaron Paskins is a Dover sculptor who has been building a national and local reputation for imaginative, inspiring African figures using unexpected materials. “I’ve been sculpting for over 30 years,” Mr. Paskins said. “I’ve had my work shown all around the country.” But Mr. Paskins said he’s never fully shown his work in […]

Dover native writes of differing worlds

DOVER — As the only child of deaf parents, growing up in Dover, Dr. Clara Jean Mosley Hall never had the privilege of shyness. Dr. Hall was abandoned by her deaf African-American mother at a young age and forged a close bond with her father, James Paris Mosley, who communicated with her in American Sign […]

History on parade at Dover Days

DOVER — The Dover Days Festival is one of Delaware’s largest and longest-running free events and it doesn’t plan to slow down anytime soon during this year’s 86th annual celebration on Saturday. Each year’s Dover Days activities showcase the state’s history and heritage with traditional maypole dancing, colonial artisans’ village and historic re-enactment groups for […]

Smyrna High junior lauded for leadership

SMYRNA — Mia Davis has always had a passion for helping others. The 17-year-old junior is a part of many organizations at Smyrna High School, including the Smyrna Youth Leadership Organization and being president of HOSA: Future Health Professionals. But one of her main passions is being part of the school’s Mental Health Club. For […]

Dover woman shines at Special Olympics World Games

DOVER — Patricia Pecora has been competing in Special Olympics for 13 years in the sports of swimming, basketball and soccer. But her main goal has always been competing at the World Games, seizing the moment if the opportunity ever presented itself. She finally got her chance as a swimmer at the 2019 Special Olympics […]

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