Keller offers up-close look at the ‘Monster’

DOVER — For nearly half a century, Dover International Speedway has cemented its reputation as the Monster Mile with its penchant for dizzying speeds, ear-splitting sounds and hard-hitting crashes. George Keller, the resident historian at the high-banked, one-mile oval concrete race track, has taken in every race since the unique dual-purpose motorsports/horse racing facility was […]

Volunteers turn out to plant beach grass

DOVER — As coastlines are constantly vulnerable to such environmental hazards as pollution, erosion, and dune instability, thousands of volunteers came together on Saturday, March 18, to help Delaware beaches become more environmentally stable. Established in 1990 by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the annual beach grass planting event has occurred […]

Amazon donates $15K to Polytech robotics program

  WOODSIDE — As the world is veering farther away from manual labor and to a workforce largely dependent on complex robotic technology, numerous companies are utilizing their resources to assist technology and engineering  programs across the nation. Amazon furthered its efforts in that campaign last week with a second donation to Polytech High School’s […]

Behind the scenes on Dover florist’s busy Valentine’s day

DOVER — With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, the staff inside Jen-Mor Florist in Dover late last week was hurrying to make final preparations for one of the busiest days of the year. “We do about a month worth of business in one day,” says Jen-Mor manager John Zimmerman. In fact, to conduct such a high […]