Bridgeville woman gets cool deal on ‘Shark Tank’

BRIDGEVILLE — It’s been a self-described “whirlwind” for Katey Evans and her family since March 27. That’s when the Bridgeville woman appeared on the ABC show “Shark Tank” looking to get a deal for her family farm’s line of desserts called The Frozen Farmer. “My phone started blowing up as soon as the episode began […]

Bridgeville woman lands ‘Shark Tank’ deal

Bridgeville’s Katey Evans dove into ABC’s “Shark Tank” and fished out a deal during Friday night’s show. She appeared on the hit program to pitch her family’s Frozen Farmer line of premium ice cream, dairy-free, gluten-free and fat-free sorbet, along with “nice cream,” a blend of ice cream and sorbet. When in season, local ingredients […]

Bridgeville business to be featured on ‘Shark Tank’

BRIDGEVILLE — ABC’s “Shark Tank” will feature The Frozen Farmer from Bridgeville March 27 at 8 p.m. The Frozen Farmer’s Katey Evans dives into the tank on the 11th season of “Shark Tank” to pitch a line of super premium ice cream, dairy-free, gluten-free, and fat-free sorbet, along with “nice cream,” a unique blend of […]

Best Bets: Dover High, DSU grad plays key role at SAG Awards

Those watching the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night may see a familiar name flash across the screen just after the final trophy is handed out. Ebony Radcliff, a 2011 Dover High School graduate and 2015 Delaware State University alum, is a senior executive publicity assistant for the telecast, having worked on the awards show […]

2020 vision for State News includes politics

DOVER — Some notes and quotes between headlines and deadlines … *** Happy New Year! We are expecting 2020 to be quite busy, starting with the return of the General Assembly this month and coverage of the candidates in this big election year. Delaware State News state government and political reporter Matt Bittle said he […]

Lopez living his Hollywood dream

He’s spent years as a paramedic, prison guard, police officer and even a minister — and he’s had no training for any of those jobs. Wayne Lopez, a 1980 graduate of Caesar Rodney High School, has spent the last 19 years in Hollywood acting in scores of TV shows and motion pictures. “Give me a […]

‘Restaurant Impossible’ coming to Southern Grill

ELLENDALE — The Southern Grill in Ellendale is getting the “Restaurant: Impossible” treatment. The longtime Food Network show, in which chef Robert Irvine helps out eateries in just two days with only $10,000, will be in town Aug. 28 and 29. The show’s production company is seeking volunteers to help in the renovation and they […]

Sussex native advances in Food Network cake competition

GREENWOOD — Two down, two to go. Baking skills inherited while working in her mom’s Greenwood bakery and a passion for small business have put 2002 Woodbridge High School graduate Ebonie Carzo in the Food Network spotlight. Ms. Carzo, owner of Scrumptious Cakery in Decatur, Georgia, and baking partner Courtney Olivari, owner of CEO Custom […]

Comedian Tim Conway dies at 85

NEW YORK — Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, starred aboard “McHale’s Navy” and later voiced the role of Barnacle Boy for “Spongebob Squarepants,” has died. He was 85. NEW YORK — Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who […]

Sussex chef cooks up competition with Bobby Flay

GEORGETOWN — About a year in the making, Thursday, May 2 is the day Food Network fans find out if the chef at a Sussex County restaurant gets a shot at beating celebrity chef/restaurateur Bobby Flay. Greenwood resident Bill Clifton, the 38-year-old chef and co-owner of The Counting House Restaurant & Pub in Georgetown, must […]