Be prepared for emergencies at workshop

DOVER — A workshop on community preparedness will be held at the Modern Maturity Center next month. The event, sponsored by the Delaware Emergency Management Agency, will take place March 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Participants will learn about how […]

Bike Delaware to host Shop Talk in Milford Feb. 12

Bike Delaware to host Shop Talk in Milford Feb. 12 DOVER — Bike Delaware, in conjunction with Lifecycle Delaware, will be hosting a Shop Talk on Feb. 12 at 10 SE Front St., Milford. This Shop Talk will begin at 6 p.m. after the Milford Bicycle Master Plan workshop being held across the street at […]

Milton native Stevenson fights for social justice

DOVER — Few people are better qualified to weigh in on racial tensions and the criminal justice system in the United States than Bryan Stevenson. Mr. Stevenson, a Delaware native who founded and runs the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, is the subject of a recent film that highlights his efforts fighting for the […]

CHEER Black History Culture Day grows in magnitude

GEORGETOWN – A celebration of Black History Month will culminate Saturday, Feb. 29 with CHEER Inc.’s Black History Culture Day, highlighting African-American cultural contributions locally and to America. The free four-hour event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The staging venue is the CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road in Georgetown. Previous […]

Wyoming Methodist Church to host National Sew Day

DOVER — The Quilts of Valor Foundation, a national non-profit organization whose mission is it to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor, is holding its National Sew Day and annual block drive on Saturday, Feb. 1. The goal of this drive is to create blocks for […]

Grant opportunity for small Sussex County non-profits

GEORGETOWN — The Carl M. Freeman Foundation announces the opening of grant opportunities for nonprofit organizations located in Sussex County. Financial support is available through the FACES (Freeman Assists Communities with Extra Support) Grants Program, which targets smaller organizations that are often overlooked by funders. The grant cycle will open on Feb. 12, and applications […]

Carper to keynote Earned Income Tax Credit Day

GEORGETOWN — On Friday, Jan. 31, at 10 a.m. at First State Community Action Agency in Georgetown, in partnership with Nehemiah Gateway, will commemorate the national EITC Awareness Day. Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day is an event organized by the IRS and its partners to educate the public about the EITC and requirements to […]

Mispillion Art League offers workshop with artist

MILFORD — On Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 pm., Manchester, England artist Pat Southern-Pearce will teach “A Sense of Place and a Story Told” at the Mispillion Art League in Milford, Delaware. Born and raised in the North of England and trained as a painter, Pat is known […]

Warfield blazing trail as Kent County’s first African-American female deputy sheriff

DOVER — While making a successful pitch to Kent County voters in 2018, Sheriff Brian E. Lewis pledged to increase diversity within the office if elected. Enter Kim Warfield, blessed with the personal skills and law enforcement background to boost her candidacy in any employment search. Now she’s a pioneer too — the county’s first […]

Dr. Donald Blakey to present historical program at Delaware Public Archives

DOVER — On Saturday, Feb 1, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will commemorate African American History Month with a special program about Delaware State College (now University) and its relationship with Delaware’s Comprehensive High Schools in the 1950s led by Dr. Donald Blakey. A native of Washington D.C., Dr. Blakey has been an […]