Speak Out: Government shutdown

While President Trump cast his immigration offer over the weekend as a “commonsense compromise,” Democrats were quick to dismiss it as a “nonstarter.” • Of course they won’t accept it, Trump offered it. He could have offered everything they wanted, and they’d refuse it because it came from him. — Chris Behrens • Keep it […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest rallies in second quarter, defeats Delmar 48-29

Lake Forest High shook off a slow start to down Delmar, 48-29, in Henlopen Southern Division boys’ basketball on Tuesday night. Delmar led 13-6 after the first quarter but the Spartans (9-1 South, 10-2 overall) out-scored the Wildcats, 21-2, in the second quarter to take control. Kaheim Kimbrough-Roach netted 24 points to pace Lake Forest, […]

College Roundup: Northeastern knocks off UD women’s basketball team

Delaware managed just six fourth-quarter points in falling to Northeastern, 75-62, in CAA women’s basketball on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Hens (1-4 CAA, 6-11 overall) trailed by nine points both at halftime and after three quarters but the Huskies out-scored them, 10-6, in the fourth quarter to close out the win. Freshman Jasmine Dickey posted […]

Public events will honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King

A number of events will be held to celebrate the slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., The Zeta Rho Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. will hold the 36th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast at the […]

Cold snap expected in early morning hours

DOVER — As expected, the state was hit with Saturday evening rainfall ahead of an anticipated cold snap Sunday night. According to the National Weather Service station in Mt. Holly, New Jersey, temperatures as low as 11 degrees with the potential for sub-zero wind chills may hit later this evening. Due to expected gusts as […]

Local roundup: Wolverines defeat AEC men’s hoop foe Marymount 77-62

Five Wesley College players scored in double figures as the Wolverines registered a 77-62 victory over Marymount in an Atlantic East Conference men’s basketball on Saturday. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Wolverines (2-3 AEC, 8-10 overall), who were playing their first home game since Dec. 19 and just their second since […]

Homeless man charged with sexual assault in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN— A 55-year-old homeless man was arrested on a rape charge Thursday following investigation into an alleged incident on Oct. 20, 2018, Georgetown Police Det. Joseph Melvin said. Initially, police were called to an address on Albury Avenue during the early morning of Oct. 20 and learned that a 19-year-old woman was asleep in her […]

Officials get sneak peek at Bayhealth Sussex Campus

MILFORD — Dozens of elected leaders, medical officials and members of the media toured Bayhealth’s Sussex Campus at 100 Wellness Way Friday in a preview to the public open house that will take place Saturday. From 2 to 5 p.m. today, community members of all ages will have an opportunity to see the ins and […]

Public events will honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King

Scheduled events to be held to celebrate the life of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are: Saturday, Jan. 19 Martin Luthur King, Jr. Celebration Parade: 11 to noon, 820 Savannah Road, Lewes. Hosted by League of Women Voters of Sussex County. Any member interested in marching, should meet at the Lewes […]

Local roundup: Panther girls pull away for 48-28 North win over Riders

Polytech High out-scored Caesar Rodney by 18 points in the second half to put away a 48-28 victory over the Riders in Henlopen Northern Division girls’ basketball on Friday night. It was the Panthers’ first official win over CR in over a decade. Polytech also beat the Riders in their season opener but had to […]