Eyes on the skies: Dedicated volunteers keep Delaware’s Civil Air Patrol Wing flying

DOVER — Civil Air Patrol (CAP) pilot Lt. Col. Ray Stone of Frederica was making some minor adjustments to the airplane’s navigational equipment and glanced outside to see the bright morning sun slightly above the horizon to the east. Visibility was unlimited in all directions and the cool, smooth air made this early morning flight […]

Immigrant family separation protest in Dover


Blue Hen First State Shootout Boys Lacrosse Tournament

FREDERICA — NXT Lacrosse held its Blue Hen First State Shootout Boys Lacrosse Tournament at DE Turf Sports Complex on Saturday. For the last five years, NXT Lacrosse has held this popular event at Caravel Academy. This weekend is their first time to hold an event at DE Turf. Sixty-four teams, primarily fifth- through ninth-graders, from the […]

McIlvaine welcomes CR’s ‘youngest Riders’

MAGNOLIA — For older students Monday was the first day back in the classroom in Caesar Rodney School District. But for those at J.R. McIlvaine Early Learning Center, it was their first day of school since all district kindergartners start their schooling at the Magnolia school.

Volunteers in the sky: Civil Air Patrol maintains mission that began before WW II

LEWES — When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, the United States began preparing for possible involvement in what became the bloodiest conflict in world history. More than 150,000 American volunteers, with a love for aviation, argued for an organization to put their planes and flying skills to use in defense of their country. U.S. leaders […]

SLIDESHOW: Sunday at Dover Days

The 83rd annual Dover Days Festival came to a close Sunday with a game of cricket and a car show. Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

SLIDESHOW: Wesley College graduation

Wesley College held its Commencement Ceremony will be Saturday afternoon in the Dashiell Amphitheatre in front of the H.B. DuPont College Center. Television journalist Jack Ford delivered the commencement address. Special to the Delaware State News photos by Gary Emeigh.

SLIDESHOW: Governor’s Prayer Breakfast

Gov. Jack A. Markell held his final Prayer Breakfast Thursday morning at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover. Special to the Delaware State News photos by Gary Emeigh

Slideshow: Wesley Homecoming parade

Slideshow: PPG 40th anniversary celebration

PPG employees, their families, friends and neighbors of the pain manufacturer celebrated 40 years since the plant began production.