Scenic Delaware: Lightning strike

Ian T. Crowley took this photo in Magnolia on July 17.

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 […]

Resident struck in Magnolia shooting

crime  tape by .

MAGNOLIA — A 38-year-old man was injured in a residential shooting Sunday at approximately 10:46 p.m., Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. The victim was struck after a bullet entered the residence in the 500 block of Millchop Lane, penetrated the kitchen and cabinet. Arriving troopers located the injured man, police said. […]

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ blooms at St. Thomas More

MAGNOLIA – “Little Shop of Horrors,” a tale of a blood-thirsty Venus flytrap, takes the stage this weekend at St. Thomas More Academy. The musical production focuses on the struggling Mushnik’s Flower Shop, where a suspicious plant shows up and unlike the rest of the plants in the shop, struggles to survive on sunlight and […]

Scenic Delaware: Happy trails

Dan Laughman of Magnolia took this photo of jet trails converging toward Washington from Magnolia on Feb. 17.

Pedestrian stop leads to drug arrest

MAGNOLIA — A 20-year-old Magnolia man was arrested on drug charges following a Wednesday afternoon pedestrian stop, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred at approximately 4:10 p.m., when the Kent County Governor’s Task Force were on patrol on Mill Chop Lane and saw a person allegedly commit […]

Remembering Lionel: Magnolia woman hoped for justice for slain son

MAGNOLIA — Last Monday a jury of 11 women and one man returned a verdict for Obadiah Miller — one of the 18 inmates accused of perpetrating the 2017 Vaughn prison riot that left Lt. Steven Floyd dead. They found the 26-year-old man not guilty of conspiracy, kidnapping and assault, but remained deadlocked on two […]

Scenic Delaware: Magnolia landscape

Dietmar Panzig of Magnolia took this photo in Magnolia on Nov. 3.

Letter to the Editor: How soon they forget?

Judging from Mr. Hesterman’s letter on Nov. 4 (“Respect missing from the political discourse of left”) I’m assuming that his political leanings are to the right of center. While I applaud his call for mutual respect it seems he has is another victim of selective amnesia. He talks about the lack of respect coming from […]

Scenic Delaware: Pier-ing through

Renate Purdy of Dover took this photo of the pier on Trap Shooters Road in Magnolia on Oct. 3.