Fundraiser will benefit youngster fighting rare cancer

DOVER — Monica Sipes’ world changed forever on Aug. 3. That’s when she found out her 5-year-old son, Nicholas, has a rare cancer — Poorly Differentiated Chordoma — that’s typically diagnosed in adults. “When he was first diagnosed, they wouldn’t give us a prognosis because it’s so rare in kids,” said Mrs. Sipes. An effort […]

Lake Forest’s Harden carries giving spirit

FELTON — From mentoring young students in the Lake Forest School District to volunteering with a local food bank in Felton, 17-year-old Elle Harden has made an impression on people of all ages throughout Kent County. One of those people is his world history teacher, Karen Williams, at Lake Forest High School. “He’s just one […]

Dover High senior lauded for leadership

DOVER — At 18 years old, Dion Baker likely has a busier schedule than most grown adults. A senior at Dover High School, Dion plays three sports (cross country, track and field and swimming), is a member of the marching and concert bands, serves as a peer mentor for younger students at his school, and […]

‘Miss Jackie’ in tune with kids for 30 years

DOVER — For more than two decades, Jackie McCabe has been entertaining audiences of all ages up and down the state, from singing children’s songs at libraries to teaching dance classes to seniors. She keeps a busy schedule. For her dedication to the arts and culture in and around Delaware’s capital city, Dover Mayor Robin […]