Wesley College mourns death of student

DOVER – The Wesley College community mourned the day after a 20-year-old student died in what police described as an apparent murder-suicide on Thursday. Ahyanna Baker-Griffin was a junior found dead of apparent gunshot wounds in an apartment in Camden along with her boyfriend Dishiem Johnson, 21. Dover Police said early investigation indicated that Mr. […]

Dover missing persons case turns to homicide probe

DOVER — A missing Dover woman was found shot along with her boyfriend Thursday in an apparent murder-suicide. Ahyanna Baker-Griffin, 20, was last seen by family on Nov. 8 as she left her South Queen Street home with her boyfriend, Dover Police said. She and Dishiem Johnson, 21, reportedly left in a dark colored Nissan […]

Ex-tennis instructor scheduled for plea hearing in sex-related case

DOVER — A 73-year-old Dover man is scheduled for an afternoon plea hearing today regarding an alleged sex offense with a minor he was mentoring in tennis nearly 30 years ago. On Aug. 6, Carl D. Fennell was indicted on 10 counts of felony unlawful sexual intercourse allegedly tied to a then 14-year-old female who […]

Be their guest for Children’s Theatre production of ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

DOVER – A Disney classic takes the stage this weekend in the form of “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at the Schwartz Center courtesy of The Children’s Theatre Inc. Despite the musical being one of the most famous Disney tales, the Children’s Theatre has only performed the show one other time, more than 20 years […]

Dover not relaxing despite first-round tournament bye

DOVER — Usually, by now, the only thing Dover High’s football players are doing is handing in their equipment. So to still be playing football this time of year is a pretty cool feeling for the Senators. “It hasn’t really sunk in yet,” said third-year Dover coach Rudy Simonetti. “We’re just happy to be in […]

Letter to the Editor: Be careful what you wish for with the Blue Wave

Everything the Blue Wave in Delaware desired has appeared to come to fruition. We must be extremely careful that the Blue Wave does not become a Delaware Tsunami overpowering state justice, progress and security. When one party is as strong as the Delaware Democratic Party manifests itself there is the problematic capability that the interaction […]

Letter to the Editor: End the war on drugs

As fall arrives, our youngsters continue to fall in violence in the streets. Alcohol did not create Al Capone; prohibition created Al Capone. At least twice a month I see an article or an editorial calling for “the” way to end the crazy, deadly shootings on city streets. The latest piece called for the clergy […]

Letter to the Editor: Break the egg

Last year I compared Trump’s presidency to a Faberge egg; an egg with an attractive shell but an unknown inside. I alleged that the inside was rotten. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall, all the King’s horses and all the King’s men couldn’t put Humpty Dumpty back together again. The American people saw through that […]

Fall on the Mall

Chris Cole of Harrington took this photo of the colorful trees on Legislative Mall in Dover on Nov. 3.

Search continues for missing Dover woman

DOVER — A 20-year-old Dover woman remained missing Tuesday as police asked the public for any information to aid the search. Ahyanna Baker-Griffin was last seen by family on Thursday morning as she left her South Queen Street home with her boyfriend, Dover Police said. She and Dishiem Johnson, 21, reportedly left in a dark […]