Community rallies behind Not Too Shabby in Milford after fire destroys inventory, retail space

A call to Carlisle Fire Company in Milford at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 changed the lives of Not Too Shabby owners Don Vaughan and William Payton. As quickly as the fire rampaged through their building on the corner of S. Rehoboth Boulevard and Cedar Beach Road, local business owners and community members were working […]

Hertrich adds its 21st location with Chevy dealership in Dover

DOVER — There has been a Chevrolet dealership sitting off U.S. 13 at the southern end of Dover since 1962, when Townsend Brothers Chevrolet was the only automobile dealer to occupy a spot off the highway, which is now crowded with lots and lots full of cars for sale. That location, at 1450 S. Dupont […]

Stores reach out to early birds for Black Friday sales

As Black Friday approaches, and spills into Thanksgiving evening, how employers approach the holiday varies. According to the National Federation of Retail, 165.3 million people will likely be hitting the sales between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday. The most shoppers — an estimated 114.6 million — will head out on Black Friday itself. Cyber Monday […]

Longtime ‘bikini bar’ in Dover closes

DOVER — Chase Lounge, a Dover adult entertainment bar, closed its doors permanently as of early November. According to the owner of the Brenford Plaza shopping center, Vincenzo “Vinny” Maddalena, the bar owner decided not to renew his lease. “I guess he had another similar bar somewhere else in Pennsylvania and he just didn’t renew […]

Gifting smiles: Delaware photographers open Help Portrait to the public in Milford

The luxury of a family portrait is nothing something every family can feasibly afford, John Mollura of Milford says. That’s where Help Portrait photographers start snapping away. The project started more than 10 years ago by photographers in Nashville, Tennessee, and has since spread across the world. It has been offered in Milford for three […]

Where Pigs Fly sticks a fork in it after 26 years

DOVER — There’s just two precious days left to savor the signature hickory smoked pulled pork barbecue at Where Pigs Fly. The family-owned restaurant with the iconic sign at 617 East Loockerman Street is closing permanently when the food runs out Saturday. Husband and wife owners Tom and Kelly Devine announced the closure on Facebook […]

Delaware State Fair inducted to IEBA Hall of Fame

HARRINGTON – IEBA (International Entertainment Buyers Association), a trade organization for live entertainment industry professionals, concluded its 49th Annual Conference Oct. 29 with its Honors & Awards Ceremony. Delaware State Fair was among those inducted as new IEBA Hall of Fame members. Delaware State Fair, on the occasion of its 100th anniversary, was inducted along […]

Full speed ahead: Harrington resident earns career car, cruise from Mary Kay

A Harrington resident has earned a dream come true for many – a brand new car after working hard to meet her goals with Mary Kay. Independent Sales Director Tamra Klotz, owner of The Chair Salon, is now the proud owner of a baby blue Chevy Malibu awarded to her by Mary Kay after meeting, […]

Couple dive into aquarium business

DOVER — With the grand opening of Super Cichlids in late September, owners Martin and Lisa Hoeber put Dover on the map in the freshwater aquarium world. At 15,000 gallons and growing, they believe they’re one of the biggest freshwater fish stores in the northeast region of the country – certainly the biggest in the […]

Staff changes will better serve Delaware State News, monthly papers

DOVER — A number of staff changes took effect in late summer to better serve advertising clients of the Delaware State News and its companion publications in Kent and Sussex counties. Those include The Chronicle, Sussex Post, Greater Dover Extra and Smyrna Extra. Longtime employee Jenny Keim now is responsible for handling support for advertising […]

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