Wi-Fi hot spots available for low-income IRSD families

SELBYVILLE — The Indian River School District has Wi-Fi hot spots available as part of the Connect Delaware program for low-income families who have experienced hardships receiving reliable internet access. Families can arrange for pickup of the devices by contacting their home schools. Eligible families must participate in a low-income program to qualify. Qualifying programs […]

Chronicling canine a dog-gone hit with ‘The Finn Chronicles’

OCEAN VIEW — Gwen Romack and her husband Evan never imagined when they decided to foster their dog Finn, their lives would be equivalent to an action movie. “My husband and I agreed to foster Finn when his rescue organization, Airsong’s Angels, encountered an emergency and needed to place some dogs quickly,” the Ocean View […]

Ocean View officer injured in crash with suspect

OCEAN VIEW — An Ocean View Police Department sergeant suffered minor injuries when his patrol car collided head-on with a suspect’s vehicle early Wednesday, authorities said. The sergeant was responding to a call for assistance when the crash occurred on eastbound Atlantic Avenue. The suspect’s vehicle came to a stop after hitting a utility pole […]

Additional theft charges for Dover man

OCEAN VIEW — A 30-year-old Dover man was charged with additional thefts stemming from an incident on Monday in which he led police in pursuit, authorities said. Police said Bryan Denegal was linked to several more thefts from motor vehicles in the Ocean View area, in addition to charges filed Thursday. New charges included five […]

Dover man, hospitalized, charged after high-speed chase in Ocean View

OCEAN VIEW — A 30-year-old Dover man was hospitalized and charges awaited upon release following a high-speed chase and eventual crash Monday night, authorities said. Bryan Denegal was taken into custody after losing control of a vehicle that then hit a telephone pole and tree south of Cedar Neck Road in Ocean View, Delaware State […]

Ocean View officer injured during scuffle with alleged bicycle thief

MILLVILLE — An Ocean View Police officer suffered minor injury during a Sunday afternoon arrest involving an alleged bicycle theft, authorities said. The officer was struck and kicked during an attempt to take Christopher A. Thompson, 34, of Ocean View, into custody following the report of a bicycle theft in progress, Delaware State Police. He […]

‘It brings tears to my eyes’: Wall That Heals on display at VFW in Ocean View

OCEAN VIEW — On a 90-plus-degree coastal Delaware day, a small army of volunteers, many of them Vietnam War veterans, carried and helped lock into place the 140-plus panels that comprise “The Wall That Heals.” “This,” said Vietnam veteran Mike Mallach, “was a cakewalk compared to what we went through over there. This was nothing!” […]

Police: Appliance business scam under investigation

  OCEAN VIEW — The Delaware State Police Financial Crimes Unit is investigating a business in which customers allegedly purchased appliances and the items have not been received. The investigation began in the beginning of February, when troopers were made aware of an incident in which a customer purchased appliances from Coastal Maytag at 30459 […]

State police: Ocean View business focus of appliance fraud investigation

OCEAN VIEW – An Ocean View business, Coastal Maytag, is the focus of an appliance fraud investigation by the Delaware State Police Financial Crimes Unit. State police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said to date approximately 30 fraudulent complaints have been filed with the Delaware State Police regarding Coastal Maytag. No charges have been filed […]

Ocean View police arrest man wanted in Delaware, Florida

OCEAN VIEW – Town of Ocean View police on Friday, March 8 arrested a fugitive sought in Delaware who is also wanted by authorities in Florida in an armed home invasion robbery investigation. Ocean View police located and arrested Paul N. Owen, wanted in Delaware for failing to appear in Sussex County Superior Court in […]