A helping hand: Community reaches out to assist family displaced by fire

FREDERICA — Kids stopping on their bicycles with a couple dollars to give. Strangers arriving in vehicles to provide donations and words of encouragement. The Frederica Senior Center quickly organizing a fundraiser. Fire companies holding boot drives and setting up donation tables shortly after a family’s tragedy. Pennsylvanians arriving to give after hearing of a […]

Community reaches out to help Frederica family displaced by fire

FREDERICA — Kids stopping on their bicycles with a couple dollars to give. Strangers arriving in vehicles to provide donations and words of encouragement. The Frederica Senior Center quickly organizing a fundraiser. Fire companies holding boot drives and setting up donation tables shortly after a family’s tragedy. Pennsylvanians arriving to give after hearing of a […]

UPDATE: Pursuit in Frederica results in crash into home, fire

FREDERICA — A fiery crash, which sent a car into a residence during a high-speed pursuit late Sunday sent three people to the hospital and brought an arrest, Harrington police spokesman Capt. Earl K. Brode said. A fleeing vehicle driven by Michael A. Robinson, 19, of Millsboro, left Front Street near a curve and struck […]

Lewes man chronicles history of ILC Dover in new book

LEWES — Bill Ayrey has been fascinated with space ever since Neil Armstrong took that “one small step” on the moon in 1969. “I was 15 when that happened,” the Lewes resident said. But what thrilled him even more was knowing that the spacesuit worn by that blurry figure on the moon was built by […]

Lawsuit targets DelDOT over Del. 1 access at South Frederica

DOVER — A longtime Kent County lawyer is suing the Department of Transportation over access to several properties in the Frederica area that are planned for development. At issue are two parcels of land located directly across Del. 1 from the DE Turf sports complex. Totaling about 11.7 acres, the land was purchased by DelDOT […]

Frederica man featured on Down syndrome video in Times Square

FREDERICA — Brian Perry is the oldest of three children. His parents and family members jokingly call him the “Golden Child.” “They call me that because I’ve lived a very blessed life,” Mr. Perry said. The 40-year-old Frederica resident, who has Down syndrome, has never let his condition define his life. “I am active in […]

Fun on the farm

Gary Rhodes from Greenwood took this photo on the Earl Webb farm in Frederica as Luke, a 7-year-old Springer Spaniel takes a Sunday romp on July 12.

Lodging, retail and water park planned near DE Turf Complex

MILFORD — A local developer has big plans to add new lodging, retail and recreational facilities near the DE Turf Sports Complex south of Frederica on Del. 1. “It’s a place where if teams are traveling together, they can stay together,” said Steve Martin, the developer. “There are 38 cabins that are being built and […]

DE Turf returns to action: Sports complex set to host summer tourneys

FREDERICA — Sports resumed at the DE Turf Sports Complex the week of June 8. In a few weeks, the complex will host its first tournament of the summer. Slowly but surely, DE Turf has been getting back to normal after a near three-month hiatus due to the statewide shutdown in order to help limit […]

Dover traffic stop brings drug charges

DOVER – A 20-year-old Frederica man was charged with drug-related offenses after a traffic stop Monday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Police said Thomas R. Hoskins was initially seen in a vehicle with a driver not wearing a seatbelt while driving on Webbs Lane at approximately 6:40 p.m. Upon contact with […]