DHSS joins partners to bring families online substance abuse services

WILMINGTON — The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and Google have launched a first-in-the-nation partnership to bring needed resources to Delaware families looking for help online for a loved one struggling with substance use disorder. DHSS will work with Partnership and Google to identify communication strategies aimed at […]

Arrest follows shots fired report in Delmar

DELMAR — A 26-year-old man was arrested on weapons charges after allegedly firing a gun Thursday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred at 9:56 p.m. in the 14000 block of Oak Branch Road. Upon arrival, troopers determined that shots had been heard coming from Tabvon L. Sabb’s […]

Dover residential burglary under investigation

DOVER — A residential burglary in the 200 block of North State Street is under investigation, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. The incident took place between 8 a.m. Monday and 3:37 p.m. Thursday when the resident returned home, according to authorities. Police said the suspect or suspects entered the home by breaking […]

Athlete of the Week: Anna Stancofski, Cape Henlopen High School

Cape Henlopen High’s Anna Stancofski was voted by readers as the Week 11 Delaware State News Athlete of the Week for her performance on the field. Stancofski, a senior, has been the “wall” of Cape Henlopen’s back line for the past four seasons. Last Saturday, Stancofski helped lead the top-seeded Vikings to a 2-0 shutout […]

Letter to the Editor: New flag law should be observed

A new law, signed last recently by the president after bipartisan and unanimous consent of the House and Senate (meaning no one objected and all 535 elected members of Congress agreed on the same thing), took effect Nov. 7 and now requires, amongst other buildings, for all United States federal post offices, to now fly […]

Commentary: Wind farm debate

Readers reacted to a recent commentary by Fenwick Island resident headlined “Offshore wind farm projects would destroy ocean views” wherein he says “Skipjack and other offshore wind energy companies are looking to use the tallest wind turbines in the world, measuring 853 feet or three times taller than the turbine in Lewes. As planned, these […]

Local roundup: Bloodsworth, Cameron lead Wesley men to win

Greg Bloodsworth had long ago proven he was capable of putting up big numbers on the basketball court. On Tuesday night, the Smyrna High grad proved he could be a big scorer at the college level, too. Bloodsworth poured in a season-high 20 points with Brian Cameron adding 22 points and eight assists as Wesley […]

Speak Out: Challenger for Coons

Jessica Scarane, a Wilmington-based digital strategist who serves as the board president of the nonprofit Girls Inc. of Delaware, announced Monday she plans to run against Sen. Chris Coons in a Democratic primary next year. She is running on a progressive platform that includes implementing universal health care, a $15 minimum wage and tuition-free college […]

Smith, Hollamon nab field hockey Player of the Year honors

Cape Henlopen High senior Cameron Smith and Delmar High freshman Josie Hollamon highlight this year’s Delaware Field Hockey Coaches Association awards. Smith and Hollamon each led their respective teams to state title wins last Saturday, with Smith finishing her high school career with a 2-0 win over Padua Academy for a third consecutive Division I […]

Local roundup: Blue Hen men improve to 6-0, defeat St. Francis 79-64

LORETTO, Pa. — Some day, Delaware’s men’s basketball team will lose a game. And when St. Francis cut the Blue Hens’ lead down to just one point at halftime, it looked like maybe Tuesday would be that day. But Delaware took control in the second half, pulling away to a 79-64 victory over the Red […]

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