Support groups thankful for relief bill

This year, there has been a 56% increase in the needs for the services that First State Community Action Agency provides, said Executive Director Bernice Edwards. That’s helping with utilities, rent, mortgages and food for needy Delawareans. “We have really seen an uptick in the need, and we provide those services here at First State, […]

Dozens gather in Milford for non-denominational community prayer

MILFORD—Several dozen members of the Milford community gathered in Bicentennial Park on Tuesday night for a non-denominational prayer meeting meant to provide hope and support through turbulent times. “We’re living in a very different time, like I’ve never seen before in my life,” said long-time Milford resident Rev. Jeanel Starling, one of the event’s key […]

Building Bridges: The Rev. Paige lives to inspire equality

DOVER — Substance of speech has always been one of Rev. Rita Mishoe Paige’s greatest assets when it comes to working for racial equality and social justice for African Americans — of course, her wise mind has had a lot to do with it as well. Rev. Paige remembers those days back in school when […]

Light displays aim to bring cheer during pandemic

MAGNOLIA — Christy Curley is looking to brighten people’s days during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The Curleys’ house on Ponderosa Drive in Magnolia is providing passersby with a little inspiration. Each week the Curleys have hung different displays of Christmas lights on their roof. This current design is of a tractor, to honor the farm […]