Rehoboth Beach Film Festival to offer 11 days of movies

REHOBOTH BEACH — Eleven days of thought-provoking, inspiring, and entertaining films are set for the 22nd annual Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival from Oct 31 – Nov 10, 2019. An assortment of feature films from 16 countries will take viewers to the mountains of Turkey to the countryside of France; the rural communities of Peru […]

‘Easy Rider’ star Peter Fonda dies at 79

LOS ANGELES — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic “Easy Rider,” has died. His family said in a statement that Fonda died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was 79. The […]

Letter to the Editor: ‘Unplanned’ will change minds

Having seen the movie ‘Unplanned’ on March 30, I must give an honest review. If this movie was not based on fact it would have never been shown in the theater as it would have been tied up in court litigation forever. Please go see this film. You think this organization cares for women or […]

Dover High School grad Burrell gets starring role with ‘Madea’

The power of writing down your goals and dreams can go a long way. Courtney Burrell is a living testament to that statement. “I wrote down my affirmations and just started chasing them,” Mr. Burrell said. “I wrote down that I was going to become a great actor and I was going to start inspiring […]

Georgetown man finds extra work as extra

GEORGETOWN — Allen Cramer is no longer camera shy. Nor is he starstruck. Those who know Mr. Cramer and are fans of Netflix or the Investigation Discovery TV network might have spotted the 40-year-old Georgetown resident on the tube — or even the silver screen. A work-study paralegal student at Delaware Technical Community College, Mr. […]

BEST BETS: Coffield takes detour with Bad Avenue

Craig Coffield is enjoying the second chapter of his life — a lot. Taking up the guitar just five years ago, Mr. Coffield, 56, is the lead singer and guitarist of Bad Avenue, a blues band that has gained increasing popularity throughout the area in only in the last two years. Kent County music fans […]

Town of Smyrna’s Movie Night gaining a following

SMYRNA — There’s probably no bloodthirsty, famous, toothy, oversized shark lurking in Lake Como … right? The Town of Smyrna is promoting its free movie night Tuesday at dusk with a tongue-in-cheek approach that maybe raises some doubts: “No Swimming in Lake Como, Unless you DARE Aug 21st,” begins the news and announcements item listed […]

BEST BETS: First Rider Fest tunes up for charity

Last summer, Caesar Rodney High School senior David Haynes was urged to make a difference in his community. During a leadership seminar at the school, CR’s wrestling coach Dan Rigby talked about the impact students could have by creating a charity fundraiser. That got David’s wheels turning. “I definitely wanted to do something for an […]

BEST BETS: Caesar Rodney High grad Bubniak featured on new HBO comedy ‘Barry’

John Bubniak remembers getting a school assignment to write about what he wanted to be when he grew up. He picked an actor. “The teacher came back and said ‘You can’t write about that. It’s not reliable enough,’” remembered the Caesar Rodney High grad this week. “Now I have my teachers writing me on Facebook, […]

Delaware State University to screen first documentary

DOVER — Delaware State University will present a public screening of the first documentary about its history, entitled “Delaware State University – A Legacy of Opportunity,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the second floor parlors of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center on campus. The screening is free and open to the public. The […]