Letter to the Editor: Heartfelt thank you to Harvest Years

This pandemic has revealed heroes great and small.  All heroes, nevertheless.  The Harvest Years Senior Center of Camden plays the hero part very low key.  However, they are doing a great service to senior citizens who are now homebound.  The coronavirus has been life altering.  This is particularly so for those of us who are […]

Postlethwait teacher named James Madison Fellow

CAMDEN — An eighth-grade social studies teacher is the recipient of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation. Andrea Edmonds, a teacher at F. Niel Postlethwait Middle School, was selected as the 29th annual James Madison Fellow. The fellowship supports the graduate study of American history by aspiring and experienced secondary school teachers of American history, […]

Lebanon soldier’s sacrifice recalled

CAMDEN — Almost 10,000 members of the United States armed services in World War I came from Delaware. Of those, 43 had died by the time the guns fell silent at 11 a.m., Nov. 11, 1918. For the family of Pvt. Clarence Vinson, the news of the armistice was tinged with uncertainty. James and Maggie […]

Driver’s education classes hit bump in road with crisis

When schools went remote for the rest of the academic year, the change put the brakes on clubs, sports — and driver’s education. The Department of Education is offering four options to address the state final exam during the COVID-19 crisis. The options began last week, and no matter the decision, the state-approved final exam […]

CR’s Miller enjoys the challenge of golf

CAMDEN — Golf-wise, Matthew Miller had a pretty bad day. Playing in the first round of the 2018 DIAA state tournament, the Caesar Rodney High sophomore carded a 93 at Odessa National. Riders’ coach John Newman remembers riding home in the team van with the youngster. “He was really depressed,” said Newman. “The body language […]

St. Jones River View

Dave Tally of Camden took this photo titled “St. Jones River View” in Lebanon on Jan. 11.

CR lax duo just coming into their own as seniors

CAMDEN — Sean Wooleyhand has known for a while that the game wouldn’t be played. But the Caesar Rodney High senior midfielder still knew the Riders were supposed to play Cape Henlopen on Wednesday night. The showdown with the Vikings is always one of CR’s biggest games of the year. And the fact that Cape […]

Scenic Delaware: Setting sun

Lee Mullarkey of Dover took this picture back in February as the sun was setting in Camden.

No injuries after shots fired in Camden

CAMDEN — There were no injuries after shots were fired outside a residence in the 9000 block of Willow Grove Road Wednesday night, Delaware State Police said. According to authorities, two residents heard gunshots around 9:14 p.m. and discovered a projectile hole in the wall above their heads. Spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said troopers […]

Scenic Delaware: Leading the way

Lee Mullarkey of Dover took this picture in Camden of a farmer preparing his fields with his dog leading the way in February.