Milford’s Kenton reflects on lifelong love of Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — After watching daredevil stunts with his father at the Delaware State Fair, a little boy around the age of 5 soon found himself wandering around without a parent. It would be the first fair he would distinctly remember. “I looked away at something. I walked away and got lost,” the little boy recalled […]

Magnolia man spins his wheels for cause

MAGNOLIA — David Udoff loves the idea of exploring the world by bike. “No matter where I am, whether it’s out doing errands or on a road trip, if I see someone on their bicycle, I get a little jealous. Like, I want to be that guy,” the Magnolia resident said. “Anytime I pass what […]

Organizing Delaware State Fair is a team effort

Founded on the ideals of promoting the “betterment of the inhabitants of rural communities” and the “development of a higher degree of efficiency in these occupations (agriculture and horticulture),” the iconic Delaware State Fair has, over the course of 100 years, matured into a traditional and time-honored event. In celebration of the Delaware State Fair’s […]

Dover native involved in Baltic exercise

KIEL, Germany — Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark London, a native of Dover, is participating in the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise with 18 other nations. “I’ll be standing watch as the fleet’s Track Data Coordinator during BALTOPS,” said Officer London. “In other words, I’ll be managing data links throughout the fleet. I’ve never done BALTOPS […]

Dover sisters spread love of reading worldwide

DOVER — “If there is one thing I’ve learned in life, it’s the power of using your voice.” Sisters Zaria and Hailey Willard of Dover exemplify that quote by former first lady Michelle Obama by using the power of their voices to encourage children to read more by reading bedtime stories online to kids all […]

Dover Police Youth Academy members put through their paces

SMYRNA — Javi Marroquin promised a high-intensity hour but the workout stretched to 70 minutes. There was so much to accomplish — including several essential water breaks and quick rests — inside the CrossFit Killshot owner’s gymnasium Thursday morning. Several law enforcement vehicles arrived at 8:30 a.m. sharp, loaded with officers and 14 kids attending […]

Greenwood woman crochets for cancer patients

GREENWOOD — June 14, 2019 was Flag Day. It’s also the date Greenwood resident Martha Kramer hit a knitting milestone in support of people who experience hair loss while undergoing medical treatment, most notably cancer. That afternoon, seated in the living room of the home where she and husband Daniel Kramer reside on Scott Store […]

Sussex native advances in Food Network cake competition

GREENWOOD — Two down, two to go. Baking skills inherited while working in her mom’s Greenwood bakery and a passion for small business have put 2002 Woodbridge High School graduate Ebonie Carzo in the Food Network spotlight. Ms. Carzo, owner of Scrumptious Cakery in Decatur, Georgia, and baking partner Courtney Olivari, owner of CEO Custom […]

Dover boy rallies for diabetes research

DOVER — On the surface, Owen Hill, of Dover, is your average 11-year-old kid. But in 2015 when he was only 8 years old, he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Instead of being discouraged about his condition, he embraced it for the better. “It was a tough transition,” Owen said. “Some kids have had […]

Milford-based book reveals love in unlikely places

MILFORD — Wharton and Murph, as they were known by many in Milford, raised their families nearly side-by-side. But one of them had a mystery that would last a lifetime. “The people who know her know her as Eilleen Wharton Spence. She was living in New York, one of three little children. Her parents were […]