Georgetown man finds extra work as extra

GEORGETOWN — Allen Cramer is no longer camera shy. Nor is he starstruck. Those who know Mr. Cramer and are fans of Netflix or the Investigation Discovery TV network might have spotted the 40-year-old Georgetown resident on the tube — or even the silver screen. A work-study paralegal student at Delaware Technical Community College, Mr. […]

Smyrna author’s story comes up Golden

SMYRNA — When Smyrna author Cindy Cavett first found out her story “Rehoboth Beach Break” was going to be included in gift bags for the 2019 Golden Globe nominees and presenters she didn’t believe it. “When I read the email from my publisher I thought it was spam,” Ms. Cavett said. “Once I read it […]

Delaware State University student re-creating songs of World War I

DOVER — Growing up, brothers Jaden and Christian Adkins always believed that they would get a chance to showcase their musical talents during a monumental moment. It was just a matter of when it was going to happen. “My parents told me to keep working hard and opportunities would come my way,” Jaden said. As […]

Korea connection highlights KWVA’s Christmas luncheon

MILLSBORO – Madeleine Overturf is a military brat and darn proud of it. Korea connections – military, civilian and family – brought the WBOC-TV multi-video journalist/news anchor to the Korean War Veterans Association Bill Carr Sussex County Chapter’s holiday installation luncheon. She served as special guest speaker at the Dec. 6 event held at the […]

Felton woman makes the grades with 4.0 at Delaware State

DOVER — Kristen Rios achieved what few students can only dream of throughout her college career — perfection. The 29-year-old Felton resident was one of just three Delaware State University fall graduates among nearly 200 to earn a 4.0 grade-point average while chasing after a Bachelor’s in Public Health degree. Nothing about her time at […]

Scuse named 2018 Kent Distinguished Citizen by Boy Scouts

DOVER — When it came time for John Carney to pick a secretary of agriculture two years ago, the then-governor-elect picked someone he knew quite well. He selected Michael Scuse, making him the first person to hold the position under two governors. Few people are more qualified for the job, which Mr. Scuse previously held […]

Milford teacher instills drive to read

MILFORD — “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book” is a quote by J.K. Rowling that Jessica Rash lives by. “Helping students find a book they enjoy is like a puzzle that I can’t put down,” Ms. Rash said. For the past five years Ms. Rash has been gifting her […]

Young Milton photographer queen of Prime Hook contest

MILTON — Maria Deckmann, of Milton, has a world ahead of her and her camera lens. But it’s a photograph she took at home that earned her several top awards. A queen bee, regal in her own right, now hangs in the visitor center of Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Milton with Ms. Deckmann’s […]

Dover native Taylor rowing for Pan-American glory

DOVER — When Sydney Taylor was 12 years old she watched her brother compete in the Henley Royal Regatta in England and has been in love with rowing ever since. “I’m the youngest of the Tooze family children. So as soon as I experienced that event I knew I wanted to compete there too,” Ms. […]

Dover’s Jones keeps World War II history alive through novels

DOVER — Dover resident Brenda Jones has always been fascinated with World War II since she was a little girl. “My dad was in World War II,” Ms. Jones said. “My father left when I was 4 or 5 and I didn’t ask him a lot of questions about it. But as I got older, […]