Attempted residential robbery reported in Lincoln

LINCOLN – Two men were sought after an attempted robbery Sunday night at a residence in the Cedar Village Mobile Home Park. The incident occurred at approximately 9:50 p.m. at a residence on Major Street in Lincoln, Delaware State Police said. Arriving troopers were told by a 20-year-old male resident that two black males knocked […]

Best Bets: Art in the time of COVID-19

Being an artist is sometimes thought of as being a solitary endeavor. That’s never been truer since the outbreak of COVID-19 across the state and world Artists have been finding this time an especially fruitful one and, in some cases, a therapeutic time to ply their trade while they quarantine in place. “I have been […]

Drugs, guns found at Lincoln residence

LINCOLN — Drugs and guns were found at a residence following investigation into alleged drug dealing, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Richard L. White, 35, of Lincoln, and Lee Lewis Sr., 51, of Millsboro were taken into custody Friday after a search warrant execution in the 8000 block of Virginia Pine […]

Suspect sought after firearm discharged, car stolen

LINCOLN — A suspect was sought after a shots fired complaint during a robbery try early Thursday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred in the area of Virginia Pine Lane and Johnson Road around 12:18 a.m. Troopers were told that a suspect pulled a gun after flagging […]

EMS Medic 101 renews lease in Lincoln

LINCOLN — Medic 101, Sussex County Emergency Medical Services’ Lincoln-based paramedic unit, has a new lease on life. Sussex County Council Tuesday unanimously approved a five-year lease renewal with the Lincoln Community Hall Inc. that keeps Medic 101 stationed at its prime location near U.S. 113. “We’ve been there since 1992,” said Robert L. Schoonover, […]

Deer on Fleatown Road

Arthur Weidner of Milford took this photo of two deer on Fleatown Road in Lincoln on Sept. 27. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where you live and your phone number. To see […]

Lincoln man pursued by police on dirt bike dies in crash

LINCOLN — A 38-year-old Lincoln man died Tuesday night when his dirt bike crashed into a vehicle while being pursued by Delaware State Police, spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Adam J. Burton was not wearing a helmet when his green Kawasaki Dirt Bike collided with a 2009 Chevrolet Traverse at the intersection of Johnson […]

Police release name in death investigation

LINCOLN — The Delaware Division of Forensic Science identified Desiree Vincent, 30, of Lincoln, as the deceased victim found deceased along the side of Fleatown Road on Aug. 28. Delaware State Police said the case remains under investigation to determine the cause and manner of death. Authorities asked anyone with information to contact Detective J. […]

Scenic Delaware: Look at the birdie

Rick Hostedler of Lincoln took this photo of an immature American bittern sitting on top of pole beans in his yard on July 13.

Lincoln teen honored with governor’s volunteerism award

LINCOLN — Jacob Collazo isn’t just teaching martial arts. He’s teaching positive attitude, work habits, situational awareness and life skills to children. The 17-year-old Lincoln resident, a red belt on his way to earning his black belt, has been taking martial arts classes at Delaware Tang Soo Do Academy in Milford for about six years […]