Local roundup: Dover’s ‘21 NASCAR race set for May

DOVER — Dover International Speedway’s lone NASCAR weekend will be held May 14-16 in 2021, the circuit announced on Wednesday. The top event, the Drydene 400 NASCAR Cup Series race, will be held on Sunday, May 16 on the Monster Mile. Dover track officials had already announced that its traditional second annual race will be […]

Lighthouse sunset

Patricia Sterling of Wyoming took this photo at the Harbor of Refuge lighthouse at sunset in Lewes

Letter to the Editor: Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be remembered as groundbreaker

I remember well my first Volunteers in Mission international trip. In 1993, a group of deaf senior citizens and I went to Montego Bay, Jamaica, to help a fledgling Christian deaf school. I was in quite over my head, being the only hearing person on the team and doing all the interpreting. The accommodations were […]

Letter to the Editor: DE Democratic Party needs discipline

We all know that if an errant youth is not reprimanded promptly, he or she will develop bad habits. Likewise, if anyone is not punished for breaking rules, they will continue to do so, and their rule-breaking will become more severe over time. This is where we find ourselves with the Delaware Democratic Party these […]

Letter to the Editor: Trump’s record no comparison to Biden’s

Letter to the Editor: Current president’s record is no comparison to Biden’s I quote from a Letter to the Editor published in the State News (“Sign owner stands against Biden,” Sept. 24):  “I’m almost 68 years old and have lived in Delaware all of my life (except three years in the Army). I had to […]

Loaded firearm found during traffic stop

DOVER — A wanted 20-year-old Dover man was arrested after being found in possession of a loaded firearm during a Tuesday night traffic stop, Dover police Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. Alton Kinsey was wanted on probation violations when contacted by police in the area of South Kirkwood Street and West Loockerman Street at approximately 7:40 […]

Four arrested, two sought in burglary, vehicle thefts case

DOVER — Four additional arrests were made and two persons sought in a burglary and motor vehicle theft case at a business, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said on Wednesday. Police had investigated a break-in at Intellicar at 115 N. Dupont Highway on Monday morning and determined that four cars had been stolen, according […]

State extends food benefits to offset cost of school meals

NEW CASTLE — Additional benefits will be available to families with children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals in school. The Division of Social Services received federal approval Friday to extend benefits under the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program to cover the months of August and September. “The P-EBT program helps to keep […]

Next year’s Dover NASCAR race slated for May 16

DOVER — Dover International Speedway’s lone NASCAR weekend will be held May 14-16 in 2021 the circuit announced today. The top event, the Drydene 400 NASCAR Cup Series race, will be held on Sunday, May 16 on the Monster Mile. Dover track officials had already announced that its traditional second annual race will be held […]

Milford artist Clifton wins 2020 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest

MILFORD – After two days of competition, Richard Clifton of Milford emerged as the winner of the 2020 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest with his painting of a single lesser scaup drake. The announcement was made via live stream at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia. Mr. Clifton’s acrylic painting […]

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