Calvary Church kicks off holiday season with ‘A Christmas Carol’

DOVER — Calvary Church of Dover will bring the beloved Christmas tale of the grumpy Ebenezer Scrooge embracing the joy of the holiday season to the stage starting Wednesday. This performance will be the Broadway version of “A Christmas Carol” — no small feat for a community organization. In total, the show involves approximately 100 […]

Twelve women to compete for Miss Delaware crown

LEWES — On June 15, the 78th Miss Delaware will be crowned at Cape Henlopen High School. Twelve young women from across the state are vying for the title this year. Some have been waiting years to take the stage at the competition while others are new to the game. Miss Sussex County, Taylor Johnson, […]

Breast Cancer Update coming to Dover

DOVER — For one in eight women in the United States, breast cancer is a battle they will have to face at some point in their lifetime, but the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition is here to assist in the battle for Delaware residents. Part of the Coalition’s service to the community includes and annual Breast […]

Floodwaters threaten millions in crop and livestock losses

DES MOINES, Iowa — Farmer Jeff Jorgenson looks out over 750 acres of cropland submerged beneath the swollen Missouri River, and he knows he probably won’t plant this year. But that’s not his biggest worry. He and other farmers have worked until midnight for days to move grain, equipment and fuel barrels away from the […]

A will to live: Dover woman needs kidney transplant

DOVER — At only 35 years old, Laura English of Dover is fighting for her life. After a three-decade long struggle with diabetes she is in need of a new kidney. Ms. English was diagnosed with diabetes when she was 6 years old. During her adolescence she tested her blood sugar four times daily and […]

Putin welcomes US pullout from Syria

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed the U.S. decision to pull its troops out of Syria, saying Thursday that “Donald is right.” Speaking at Thursday’s annual marathon news conference, Putin said he agrees with U.S. President Donald Trump that the Islamic State group has been defeated, making the U.S. presence in Syria unnecessary. He […]

State council: School libraries outdated and understaffed

  DOVER –– After decades of Delaware’s libraries failing to adequately serve the residents and students of the state the Delaware School Libraries Council released a new master plan to address the long-held concerns. “We embarked on the master plan process because public libraries, using their master plan, have seen significant improvements over the past […]

OktDoverFest to pour it on in Dover

DOVER –– On Saturday, local brews, eats and live music are taking over Loockerman Street for the third annual OktDoverFest. “OktDoverFest celebrates Dover’s thriving small businesses, our military community, craft beverage industry and new manufacturing partners” said Amy Mullen, an organizer of the event. “It’s Dover’s spin on the traditional German rite of passage.” Like […]

Peace Week event to run through this weekend across Delaware

DOVER –– Founded in 2014, the Movement for a Culture of Peace has held annual marches promoting peace at a local level, but this year, the organization is hosting Peace Week –– a week packed full of events to bring the message of peace to Delaware. “There are many organizations doing great work out there, […]

DelDOT’s Cohan committed to community service

DOVER –– Although we see the work of the Delaware Department of Transportation on the roads every day, we don’t have the chance to see the woman behind the agency –– Jennifer Cohan. In the midst of a professional life dedicated to the improvement of Delaware, she has been chosen as the recipient of the […]