Bridgeville woman gets cool deal on ‘Shark Tank’

BRIDGEVILLE — It’s been a self-described “whirlwind” for Katey Evans and her family since March 27. That’s when the Bridgeville woman appeared on the ABC show “Shark Tank” looking to get a deal for her family farm’s line of desserts called The Frozen Farmer. “My phone started blowing up as soon as the episode began […]

Delaware restaurant legend Pizzadili passes away

FELTON — Pete Pizzadili, an Italian immigrant who became a legendary Delaware restaurateur for more than 50 years, cast a large shadow wherever he went. Mr. Pizzadili always cooked the tastiest dishes, served the perfect wine and never had a guest enter Pizzadili Delicatessen in Dover or Pizzadeli Vineyard and Winery in Felton who he […]

Sign of the times: Delaware woman helps convey key information to hard of hearing

DOVER — Imagine the governor is going to make a very important announcement about breaking news. You have tuned in and are watching closely, but when the governor starts speaking, you haven’t a clue what he’s saying. His mouth is moving, but words are not making their way from his lips to your ears. What […]

Young DJ Sophia takes music for a spin

DOVER — DJ Sophia is the “Youngest In Charge.” That’s the first sound clip listeners hear when the 11-year-old prepares to play her DJ set. The slogan not only serves as the 11-year-old’s DJ tag, but a mind-frame she carries as she continues to turn heads with her turntable wizardry. “When people first see me, […]

Love of music opens doors for Junior Wilson

MILFORD — Even after playing music for the last seven decades, Junior Wilson still loves it. In fact, if you don’t like it, that’s your problem. “I never get bored of music in any way. If you’re into music and you get bored with it, you’re just a boring person,” the 70-year-old musician said last […]

Kent County Vietnam Veterans Chapter 850 to meet

DOVER — Kent County Chapter 850, Vietnam Veterans of America, will host its monthly meeting Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m. at FOP Lodge 3, 1584 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover. Chapter 850 is active in the community and includes more than 210 members and 35 associate members. All Vietnam and era veterans are welcome to […]

Manufacturing Brunch & Legislative Conference

DOVER — The Delaware Manufacturing Association, Delaware Technical Community College and presenting sponsor, DEMEP, will present the 2020 Spring Legislative Brunch & Manufacturing Conference on March 19, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Delaware Technical Community College – Terry Campus, 100 Campus Drive, Del-One Conference Center, Dover. The morning manufacturing conference, “The Future is […]

Downtown Milford, Inc. hosts St. Patrick’s weekend events

MILFORD — St. Patrick’s Day weekend kicks off in Milford on Saturday, March 14 with the 10th annual St. Patrick’s Pub Crawl. A “toasting the town” tradition for the Milford community, this year’s Pub Crawl will feature downtown business hosting beverage tastings from local breweries, wineries and distilleries as well as family designated driver locations […]

Scenic Delaware: A profusion of pink

Pat Thompson of Dover took this photo as a profusion of pink greets onlookers along McKee Road in Dover on March 3.

Great Delaware Kite Festival takes off on Good Friday

LEWES — The Great Delaware Kite Festival, co-sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation, takes place at Cape Henlopen State Park on April 10, Good Friday. This year, the festival is celebrating its 52nd Anniversary. The Easter Bunny’s will make an appearance. An Easter Egg Hunt was […]