Ukee Washington takes time to inspire Dover youth

DOVER — Whenever Ukee Washington gets a chance to visit his old stomping grounds in Dover, he always tries his best to take it, no matter how busy his schedule might be — especially when there’s an opportunity to meet and inspire children. That’s because he still fondly remembers his days as a youth in […]

Houston’s Bell appearing in ‘House of Cards’

HOUSTON — A year ago at this time, Lafayette Bell was watching the Netflix drama “House of Cards” when he had a an idea. “I told my daughter ‘I want to be on that show.’ I noticed they film in Baltimore and I found the Baltimore Film Office website. A few weeks later I noticed […]

TV chef Ramsay named grand marshal of Dover NASCAR race

DOVER – Gordon Ramsay, the British-born, award-winning chef who has gained international recognition for his original TV productions, will serve as the grand marshal for the “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway on Sunday, June 4 , track officials announced today. Mr. Ramsay will give the […]

BEST BETS: Eclectic Bumper Jacksons to perform at Schwartz Center

Throw in a heaping helping of Americana roots music, toss in some country swing and add a taste of jazz and blues, mix it all up in a blender and you have the recipe for Bumper Jacksons. The seven-piece band, based in Baltimore and Washington, will light up Dover’s Schwartz Center for the Arts March […]

Dover’s Bubniak appearing in national commercial

Caesar Rodney High School graduate John Bubniak is adding to his acting resume by appearing in a commercial for Dairy Queen now airing in the United States and Canada. It is part of series with three more ads to come. Mr. Bubniak, who has appeared in the TV shows “Girls” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” plays a […]

Dover City Council temporarily off the air

Council President Timothy Slavin

DOVER — Dover City Council President Timothy A. Slavin said he enjoys the transparency that live television broadcasts of council meetings bring to the community. However, he said that due to upcoming improvements, the city council meetings will probably not be televised again until March as the city of Dover makes a transition into taking […]

Dover’s Bubniak on a Hollywood roll

DOVER — Ever since he can remember, John Bubniak had one goal in mind — move to New York City and become an actor. Growing up, he would tell his parents that as soon as he graduated high school, he was leaving Dover and headed to the bright lights and the big city. “I think […]

Downstate Delaware family wins big on the “Feud”

DOVER — It started, as many things do these days, with a Facebook post. “I love game shows and ‘Family Feud’ is my favorite one,” explained Sarah Starkey of Felton. “A friend of mine saw auditions for the show were coming up in Philadelphia and tagged me in the post, saying ‘You should try out.’” […]

Millsboro woman to be on ‘Price is Right’

MILLSBORO – Fans and viewers of CBS’s popular television game-show “The Price Is Right” may notice a familiar face if they are tuned into  Wednesday’s episode. Millsboro resident Lorraine Smith will be a contestant having a chance to “Come on Down” and win prizes on the long-running program hosted by Drew Carey. It will air at 11 a.m. […]

Caesar Rodney High grad to appear on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ tonight

John Bubniak, a 2011 graduate of Caesar Rodney High School, will appear on tonight’s episode of the hit medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy.” Mr. Bubniak was also recently featured in the latest music video for The Lumineers’ song “Cleopatra” and had a small role on an episode of HBO’s “Girls” last year. He graduated from college […]