Navy Cross recipient heads Kent County Memorial Day event

DOVER — Because of the forecasted heavy rain and possible lightning storm on Memorial Day, the Annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Kent County Veterans Memorial Park has been moved to the Dover firehouse at 103 S. Governor’s avenue and Reed St. at 2 p.m. Attendees should not park in the fire house parking lot. Retired […]

Memorial Day tradition continues at Dover’s Triangle

People gathered Monday on the sidewalks around the triangle in downtown Dover, where Kings Highway, South State and Loockerman streets meet.

Remember those who died for this country

Memorial Day is the one day a year Americans have set aside to officially honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in the name of Freedom and Liberty. According to, three years after the Civil War ended on May 5, 1865, 1868, the head of an organization of Union Veterans — the Grand […]

Memorial Day ceremonies scheduled Downstate

Civil War organizations to gather at Barratt’s Chapel FREDERICA — The Col. David L Stricker Camp No. 64, Sons of Union Veterans, along with the 2nd Delaware Regiment Volunteers will honor Civil War veterans at Barratt’s Chapel near Frederica at 11 a.m. Sunday. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. and is open to the […]

DAFB Mortuary Affairs commander to speak at Memorial Day ceremony

DOVER — Col. Daniel F. Merry will serve as keynote speaker at the Memorial Day ceremony of Kent County Chapter 850, Vietnam Veterans of America. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, May 25, at the Kent County Veterans Park on South Little Creek Road, Dover. Col. Merry is the commander of Air Force […]