Milford woman charged with resisting arrest

MILFORD — A 29-year-old Milford woman was charged with resisting arrest and other offenses after an incident at Memorial Park Monday night, Milford Police spokesman Det. Timothy Maloney said. Officers were first called to the scene at approximately 5:28 p.m. for a disorderly conduct complaint that involved two women fighting, police said. As officers went […]

SOUND OFF DELAWARE: Protecting elections

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. In a Sunday commentary, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons discussed the need to pass a bipartisan bill, the Secure Elections Act, to strengthen election cybersecurity in America and protect against foreign interference in […]

Local roundup: Smith’s overtime tally gives Delmarva Christian 3-2 soccer win

Braden Smith’s overtime goal lifted Delmarva Christian to a 3-2 victory over Holly Grove Christian, Md. in boys’ soccer on Wednesday afternoon. Josh Kline tallied a first-half goal with Noah Walton knotting the score at 2-2 on a goal in the second half for the Royals (1-3), who notched their first win of the season. […]

State trooper’s car strikes pedestrian in wheelchair

LEWES — A 67-year-old Lewes man in a motorized wheelchair was admitted to the hospital in stable condition after being struck by a Delaware State Police-driven vehicle Tuesday at 5:04 a.m., authorities said. The collision occurred as a fully marked 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling north on Del. 1 (Coastal Highway) with a green light […]

Local roundup: Smyrna shuts out Caesar Rodney 5-0 in field hockey

Smyrna High tallied three second-half goals to close out a 5-0 victory over Caesar Rodney in Henlopen Conference field hockey on Tuesday afternoon. Alexis Moore (1 assist) and Madison Simpson each scored twice with Madison Steele adding the first goal for the Eagles (1-1). Goalie Katelynn Porter made four saves. Lauren Caulk stopped four shots […]

SOUND OFF DELAWARE: Coons on Kavanaugh

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. A Sunday story reported that U.S. Sen. Chris Coons has indicated he will join Delaware’s senior senator in voting against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. • I am a lifelong member of […]

Delaware State University receives grant for Loockerman Hall

DOVER — Historic Loockerman Hall, Delaware State University’s oldest structure, has received some federal funding that will help preserve it. DSU has been awarded a three-year, $500,000 grant from the National Park Service that will go toward repairs to Loockerman Hall – a more than 240-year-old Georgian-style structure that is listed on the National Register […]

Pearl Oyster Grill opens at Dover Downs

Pearl Oyster Grill seafood restaurant officially opened its doors with a ribbon-cutting on Sept. 12. Featuring a bright nautical décor and a full seafood menu, including fresh oysters, Maine lobster tail, Alaskan king crab legs, shrimp platters and crab cakes, it is the newest addition to the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino list of amenities. […]

Local roundup: No. 5 Princeton rallies for 4-2 field hockey win over No. 13 Hens

Fifth-ranked Princeton scored a pair of goals 65 seconds apart in the final 17 minutes to pull out a 4-2 victory over No. 13 Delaware in field hockey on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Hens (4-4) knotted the score at 2-2 when a Greta Nauck was deflected in by Femke Strien just four minutes into the […]

Hornets blanked 68-0 on road by FBS foe Western Michigan

Delaware State University had another tough time against a FBS opponent Saturday night. The Hornets were shut out at Western Michigan and fell 68-0 to the school out of the Mid-American Conference. It’s the second time this season Delaware State lost to a FBS team. The Hornets fell to Buffalo, also from the MAC, in […]