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 2020-09-19 23:54 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to the Editor: High school sports are low risk for COVID transmission...

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 2020-09-19 23:43 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Fur babies need TLC as fall begins...

The chilly season is upon us, and most of us are looking forward to warm fires, hot chocolate (or tea) and cozy blankets. Curling up on the sofa nestled in soft fleece is a great way to spend a chilly autumn eve. Our furry companions don't always have...

 2020-09-19 23:20 

Delaware State News

Churchgoers reconnecting: In-person prayer rises for area worshippers amid virus...

At 6 p.m. last Sunday, parishioners set up their folding chairs on the lawn of Milford's Avenue United Methodist Church as Pastor Steve LaMotte plugged his guitar into a portable public-address system. "We started meeting again as a church the fir...

 2020-09-19 23:07 

Delaware State News

'A trailblazer': Carper, Coons mourn loss of revered Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...

WASHINGTON — Following Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death on Friday, Delaware's U.S. Congressional delegation saluted her contributions to the law and legacy regarding gender equality throughout her life. Sen. Tom Carper, D-De...

 2020-09-19 23:00 

Delaware State News

Sports parents may be on the outside looking in...

There's at least one basic truth when it comes to youth sports. If there's a kid on the field, chances are there's a mom in the stands. And there's not much that's going to stop them. "From the moms' perspective," joked Cae...

 2020-09-19 22:56 

Delaware State News

As state steps up enforcement, businesses work to meet COVID-19 regulations...

DOVER — After promising to step up enforcement in August and September to stem the spread of COVID-19, the Delaware Division of Public Health has issued a total of six administrative penalties and one short-term closure to businesses for noncomplian...

 2020-09-19 22:47 

Delaware State News

COVID precautions slowly bringing shoppers back to stores...

DOVER — Whether it is just people getting the chance to get out and about and remember what life was like prior to COVID-19, or taking the time to support local businesses during the pandemic, many individuals shopping around Dover last week said th...

 2020-09-19 22:43 

Delaware State News

$30K awarded in Excellence in Education program grants...

DOVER — Approximately $30,000 will support workforce development in schools through the first grants awarded via the Excellence in Education program, with the program still accepting late applications. The program — driven by community partner...

 2020-09-19 22:39 

Delaware State News

Schaeffer won't face rematch as Burton declines write-in...

LEWES — It appears there won't be a write-in effort so Republican primary winner Mark Schaeffer will not face a rematch with Irwin "I.G." Burton III in November's General Election for the District 3 Sussex County Council seat. Mr. Bu...

 2020-09-19 22:30 

Delaware State News

$50K challenge grant offered to Nemours Children's Health...

MILFORD — Nemours Children's Health and an anonymous donor are calling on the community to help fill a vital need for pediatric care in southern Delaware. Later this year, Nemours will open the first full-service pediatric primary/specialty care...

 2020-09-19 21:30 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Accident slows northbound I-95, 495 traffic near state line...

An accident is slowing down traffic on interstates 95 and 495 northbound nearing the border with Pennsylvania after an accident Saturday afternoon....

 2020-09-19 18:28 

Delaware State News

One new death reported in daily COVID-19 update...

DOVER — The state's COVID-19 related death toll rose by one to 621 and 83 new positive cases were announced by the Delaware Division of Public Health on Saturday. Regarding school reopening criteria updated each Saturday, Delaware was deemed to ...

 2020-09-19 18:25 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware state attorneys defend law allowing universal voting by mail...

Attorneys for the Delaware Department of Elections are asking a Chancery Court judge to reject the state Republican Party's challenge to a new law allowing universal voting by mail in the November election....

 2020-09-19 18:10 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Harper rallies Phils past Blue Jays to sweep doubleheader...

Philadelphia hadn't won a doubleheader since Sept. 9, 2012 against Colorado, going 0-12-9 before rallying for the sweep....

 2020-09-19 15:41 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware Republican U.S. Senate candidate draws criticism for 'classless' RBG response...

Criticism came from some who said they voted for Witzke this week. A Facebook post contained a meme many said was insensitive....

 2020-09-19 15:29 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Three killed in early morning crash near Iron Hill park...

Three people were killed and another was injured early Saturday morning after a head-on collision on Old Baltimore Pike near Iron Hill Park....

 2020-09-19 14:00 

Delaware State News

Milford school nurse featured in People magazine...

MILFORD — A school nurse in Milford is getting some national media attention. Mispillion Elementary School's nurse Sue Smith was featured in a People magazine article about returning to school in the COVID-19 era. The issue appeared on newsstand...

 2020-09-19 13:40 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Two killed in Friday night crash on Kirkwood Highway in Prices Corner...

Two people were killed in a head-on vehicle collision Friday night on Kirkwood Highway near Newport Gap Pike in Prices Corner....

 2020-09-19 09:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Eagles-Rams preview: A look at this match-up and whose stars are better, plus a prediction...

Are the Eagles better off with Carson Wentz or Jared Goff? A look at that and other key matchups....

 2020-09-19 03:46 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: How Biden can stop the horror...

President Donald Trump characterizes himself as the law-and-order president, implying that anyone against him is a Democrat and must be against law and order. I have always accepted that most Americans of both parties are peace-loving, though it does requ...

 2020-09-19 03:43 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Where was Biden during pandemic?...

Joe Biden is criticizing Donald Trump's leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is fair to ask, what did Joe do during the worst times of the crisis last spring? Did Joe volunteer in a Food Bank line to distribute food to the hungry and unemployed...

 2020-09-19 03:37 

Delaware State News

Speak Out: Fright Night canceled...

Next month's scheduled Fright Night in Brecknock Park has been canceled. Of course it is. All 2020 events are canceled. — Jessica M. Willey Except the state fair. — Julia Walker Stevens Nobody is allowed to have any enjoyment in life. Vote...

 2020-09-19 03:35 

Delaware State News

QOTD: What precautions are you taking?...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says anyone who has been within 6 feet of a person infected with COVID-19 for at least 15 minutes should get a test. Delaware is seeing a spike in new cases. What precautions are you taking now? Have you ...

 2020-09-19 02:58 

Delaware County Daily Times

Harper carries Phils to first DH sweep in eight years...

PHILADELPHIA — Bryce Harper hit a tying, two-run double and scored the go-ahead run on an error following Alec Bohm's infield single, helping the Phillies rally to beat the Toronto...

 2020-09-19 02:33 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Joe Biden, Delaware politicians react to Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death...

Delaware politicians mourned RBG's death and said a rushed confirmation wasn't in the best interest of the people....

 2020-09-19 02:05 

Delaware County Daily Times

Phillies Notebook: Eflin aims to make a difference in the postseason...

PHILADELPHIA — After months of regular-season oddity, baseball soon will provide a risky if entertaining postseason twist. As for the Phillies, they showed again early Friday that they yet could...

 2020-09-19 01:50 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Saturday, Sept. 19...

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 2020-09-19 00:47 

Delaware State News

Former World War II POW saluted: Chair of Honor ceremony recognizes Harvey Boswell, 96...

In observance of National POW-MIA Recognition Day, the post dedicated a Rolling Thunder Chair of Honor in the presence of U.S. military veterans from the Korean and Vietnam wars and conflicts since, as well as elected officials and members of the Post 28 ...

 2020-09-19 00:16 

Delaware State News

State reports seventh COVID-19 death in past week...

DOVER — The recent spike in Delaware's COVID-19 cases continued and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced the seventh COVID-19 related death in the last seven days on Friday. The DPH reported 135 new positive cases on Friday &md...

 2020-09-19 00:03 

Delaware State News

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women's rights champion who became the court's second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications fr...

 2020-09-19 00:00 

Delaware State News

Now the work really begins toward a fall season...

There was one question that seemed to linger over the state Board of Education meeting on Thursday evening. What had changed so much in the outlook for high school sports in just a month? How did the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association go from u...

 2020-09-18 23:51 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to the Editor: Future of fashion doesn't hurt animals...

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 2020-09-18 23:46 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to the Editor: Put patients first when dealing with pain management...

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 2020-09-18 23:27 

Delaware State News

Sussex County primary vote results officially certified...

GEORGETOWN — Polls across Delaware in the 2020 primary elections Tuesday, Sept. 15 night closed on or a little past 8 p.m., if voters were already waiting in line. Statewide, final "unofficial" results from the 436 precincts were posted on t...

 2020-09-18 21:31 

Delaware State News

Trump's statue plan puts Caesar Rodney in focus...

From staff and wire reportsWILMINGTON — President Donald Trump is seeking to give a place of prominence to Delaware's Caesar Rodney. A Rodney statue was removed from a city square in Wilmington earlier this summer. The statue depicts the Revolut...

 2020-09-18 21:19 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Gore-Tex technology inventor Robert W. Gore dies at 83...

Robert W. Gore, chairman emeritus of the board of directors of Delaware's W. L. Gore & Associates, died Thursday at the age of 83....

 2020-09-18 21:09 

Delaware State News

CDC drops controversial testing advice...

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention essentially...

 2020-09-18 21:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

$300 unemployment benefit: First batch of extra payments went out Friday...

Claimants should expect to see the payment any time in the next 24 to 48 hours, and by Monday morning at the latest, Labor Secretary Cerron Cade said....

 2020-09-18 20:21 

Delaware County Daily Times

Wooten's starting to settle into Union's attack...

The thought last year, from the Union's fans if not its coaching staff, was that Andrew Wooten would be a plug-and-play option. With Sergio Santos struggling through injuries, Cory Burke...

 2020-09-18 19:26 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

11-year-old robbed at gunpoint by 12- and 14-year-old, police say...

Two boys were arrested Thursday afternoon after police say they robbed an 11-year-old boy at gunpoint outside a Dover convenience store....

 2020-09-18 19:18 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Death of 72-year-old Maryland man in Bethany Beach ruled a drowning...

The death of a 72-year-old Maryland man Sunday in Bethany Beach was ruled by a medical examiner to be a drowning....

 2020-09-18 18:57 

Delaware State News

Rosh Hashanah marks new year for Jewish faith...

REHOBOTH BEACH — This year has been a difficult one for most, considering the COVID-19 pandemic and everything else that has occurred in its wake. However, for those of the Jewish faith, today begins Rosh Hashanah, when members of the religion get a...

 2020-09-18 18:39 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Eagles' Miles Sanders says he's playing Sunday vs. Rams with a big goal in mind...

Miles Sanders suffered a hamstring injury one month ago. He said he's 100%, then divulged his goal for the season....

 2020-09-18 18:29 

Delaware State News

DAR honors Constitution, urges election participation...

DOVER — The Daughters of the American Revolution Col. John Haslet Chapter in Dover is celebrating Constitution Week Sept. 17-23 to commemorate the U.S. Constitution, a document that provides the framework for the federal government and upholds and p...

 2020-09-18 18:18 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

We vote for a president in November — and can choose a livable planet | Opinion...

Opinion: The earth is sick, humans are caught in a pandemic, and we need leaders who tackle these problems....

 2020-09-18 18:17 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Child care workers are essential in this pandemic. We need to pay them that way | Opinion...

Opinion: We need to appreciate our child care workers, especially during this pandemic, and pay them what they're worth....

 2020-09-18 17:56 

Delaware State News

12-year-old with gun charged in Dover robbery...

DOVER — A gun-wielding 12-year-old male was charged with robbery following an alleged incident outside a convenience store Thursday afternoon, authorities said. According to Dover police, the youth ran at an 11-year-old male with a firearm and deman...

 2020-09-18 17:28 

Delaware State News

'Treasury Talks' debut on state treasurer's website...

DOVER — Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Davis announced the first episode of "Treasury Talks," an ongoing series of videos featuring people from around the state and around the country discussing financial information that relates to everyo...

 2020-09-18 17:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Faith: Even in difficulties, God is on your side...

From the depths of a 100-foot well in India, people heard a whimpering sound. They followed the screeching cries and looked down a deep, dark well. They were brought to...

 2020-09-18 17:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Church Events around Delaware County...

Note: Due to the ever-changing coronavirus pandemic, check with your church to see schedules have changed since our deadline. All notices for church events and services must be emailed to...

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