Letter to the Editor: Snowflakes in Lewes

For the last six years, snowflakes have been installed on telephone poles along many dity of Lewes streets. These decorations are the result of the efforts of a committee of Lewes residents determined to revive and inject life into the city’s holiday display by fundraising in private, soliciting donations from friends and local businesses. This […]

Reynolds leads Sussex Tech boys by Cape 69-54 for third straight win

LEWES — Following Wednesday night’s 69-54 road win over Cape Henlopen High, the Sussex Tech High boys’ basketball squad has won three straight and four of its last five games. Junior Devon Reynolds led the scoring with 19 points for the Ravens (5-3), knocking down three first-half three-pointers in the process. “I came out feeling […]

Troopers make arrests in Lewes BB gun incidents

LEWES – Delaware State Police arrested two 17-year-old boys in connection with a rash of criminal mischief incidents in which vehicles and residences throughout the Lewes/Milton area were damaged by BBs. Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Michael Austin said that between Saturday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 8, troopers investigated 19 separate criminal mischief […]

Sussex P&Z defers action on Royal Farms preliminary plans

LEWES — It’s back to the drawing board for a proposed convenience store royalty near Five Points. Royal Farms wants to build its first store in the Lewes area near often-congested Five Points, a crossroad/intersection that for nearly a year has been the focus of a working group formed in concert with the Delaware Department […]

Scenic Delaware: The Point

Tom Horn of Clayton took this photo of Cape Henlopen State Park looking toward The Point just after sunrise on Nov. 4.

On the ferry

Larry Tully of Smyrna took this photo aboard the Cape May-Lewes Ferry on Oct. 23.

Commentary: Should you be screened for lung cancer?

More people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. During November, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, we want to talk about who should be screened for lung cancer. Historically, lung cancer was rarely found in early stages, but the use of a relatively new Low Dose Computerized Tomography (LDCT) allows for […]

Caesar Rodney, Cape Henlopen to play in Slam Dunk to the Beach

Caesar Rodney and Cape Henlopen High will be among 13 teams playing in this year’s Slam Dunk to the Beach basketball tournament according to the field announced on Wednesday morning. The tourney, held annually as Cape Henlopen, will be played on Dec. 27-29 this year. The event will feature a pair of national Top 25 […]

Sunset in Lewes

Patricia Sterling of Wyoming took this photo in Lewes at sunset on Oct. 3.

Letter to the Editor: Time for a change

It’s time for a change for voters in Milton, Harbeson, Lewes, and the surrounding area. For those of us in state House District 20 and State Senate District 6, Steve Smyk and Ernie Lopez have had more than enough time to address longtime problems. Voters in these districts should ask yourselves: Are water quality and […]