LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for King

Don’t forget to get out and vote on Nov 6. I know you don’t see much of Justin King, who is running for the 17th Senate District, in the public eye. That is because he is so busy taking care of things that are more important to him, which is his family and taking care […]

Camden man charged in alleged assault of animal

DOVER — A 45-year Camden man shot by a resident on Pony Track Road on Oct. 2, was later charged with burglary, criminal trespass and other alleged offenses, Delaware State Police said Tuesday. Adelio A. Guzman suffered gunshot wounds to his lower extremities and was found to have allegedly entered the property without permission, spokeswoman […]

Coutilien leads CR boys’ soccer over Cape

CAMDEN — It was a career day for Caesar Rodney High’s Lyod Coutilien. Coutilien scored a personal-high three goals in the Riders’ 5-1 boys’ soccer win over Cape Henlopen Tuesday night as CR took control of the Henlopen North. “It was a breakout game for Lyod. It’s going to be hard for him to hide […]

Blue and Gold Café opens at Postlethwait

CAMDEN — At F. Niel Postlethwait Middle School, seven students from the John S. Charlton School program recently officiated in a ribbon-cutting to open the sixth Blue and Gold Café in the Caesar Rodney School District. In front of district administrators, teachers, child nutrition staff, cafeteria workers, school board members and fellow classmates, all seven […]

Roundup: Dover, Caesar Rodney win in boys’ soccer

Emerson Escalante-Diaz netted Dover High’s first and last goals as the Senators downed Lake Forest, 4-1, in boys’ soccer on Tuesday night. Pedro Gonzales and Nestor Monasterio also scored for Dover, which led 1-0 at halftime. The Senators finished with advantages of 23-11 in shots and 9-7 in corner kicks. Lake Forest got a goal […]

New Grotto Pizza restaurant opens doors in Camden

CAMDEN — Grotto Pizza opened its 24th location in Camden on 110 East St., on Wednesday. The regional, family-owned restaurant chain features a full menu that includes pizza, pasta, sandwiches, subs, appetizers, salads, beer, wine, cocktails and Grotto Gelato. Grotto Pizza owner Dominick Pulieri said the newest location will cater to the growing population south […]

Greenwood man shot by resident

CAMDEN-WYOMING – A 45-year-old Greenwood man was shot by a resident Tuesday night while allegedly trespassing at a home on Pony Track Road, Delaware State Police said. According to spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, the incident occurred at approximately 9:37 p.m., when troopers were dispatched for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, troopers located a man […]

CR pulls away from Polytech in 53-14 victory

WOODSIDE — Like any good offensive lineman, Joshua Wood was more worried about making a block on the play. “I look over and I see the ball tumble by,” said the Caesar Rodney High senior. The football had come loose when Riders’ halfback Scottie Flowers — after an 11-yard run — got hit just before […]

Caesar Rodney School District OKs new assistant principals

CAMDEN — Earlier this month, the Caesar Rodney School Board approved to fill assistant principal vacancies at both W.B. Simpson and Nellie Hughes Stokes elementary schools. The new assistant principal at W.B. Simpson is Ashley Holmes. Mrs. Holmes is currently assigned as an Achievement Liaison Teacher at Star Hill Elementary in Dover. She began working […]

Camden police chief ready to hang up his badge

CAMDEN — The town’s retiring police chief says enforcing the law sure isn’t what it used to be. Except, perhaps, if the officer is working for the Town of Camden. That’s the opinion of William Bryson, who will serve his last day on Friday. According to the 61-year-old chief of nearly two decades, his department […]