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 2020-09-17 19:00 

Delaware State News

Following ex-chief's misconduct, Fenwick Island promises more oversight...

FENWICK ISLAND — The day after its former police chief's guilty plea to official misconduct was made public, town of Fenwick Island officials pledged to prevent future offenses through greater oversight mechanisms. The town's news release to...

 2020-09-17 18:54 

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Sussex County property taxes due Sept. 30...

GEORGETOWN Sussex County reminds property owners that Sept. 30 is the state-mandated deadline to pay annual county property tax bills. In August, the county's Billing Services office issued tax bills for the 2021 fiscal year, totaling an estimated $16...

 2020-09-17 18:30 

Delaware State News

Connected World honors ChristianaCare president...

NEWARK — Connected World; a business and technology magazine that reports on industry trends, has selected ChristianaCare president and CEO Janice Nevin, M.D., MPH, as a 2020 Women of Technology winner. Dr. Nevin is one of 50 women for the eighth an...

 2020-09-17 17:46 

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Highmark BluePrints for the Community announces $1.1 million in grants...

WILMINGTON Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware has announced the most recent recipients of its BluePrints for the Community grant funding. A total of nine Delaware nonprofits will receive more than $1.1 million in funding. Established as a donor-advi...

 2020-09-17 17:27 

Delaware State News

Food Bank seeks volunteers for upcoming food distributions...

DOVER Volunteers are urgently needed to help load vehicles with food at the Food Bank of Delaware's September drive-thru food distributions in Kent and Sussex counties. Volunteers will help with set-up and breakdown as well. The food distribution even...

 2020-09-17 17:21 

Delaware State News

Brandywine Valley SPCA to hold drive-thru pet pantry...

NEW CASTLE The Brandywine Valley SPCA will hold its next drive-thru pet food pantry to help families in need Monday. Free cat and dog food will be available while supplies last Sept. 21 at the Wilmington Blue Rocks' Frawley Stadium, at 801 Shipyard Dr...

 2020-09-17 16:39 

Delaware State News

Barr under fire over comparison of virus lock-in to slavery...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr drew sharp condemnation Thursday for comparing lockdown orders during the coronavirus pandemic to slavery. In remarks Wednesday night at Hillsdale College in Michigan, Barr had called the lockdown orde...

 2020-09-17 15:59 

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Man in serious condition after Milford shooting Wednesday night, police say...

So far this year, 223 people have been shot in Delaware, 40 fatally. That surpasses all of 2018 and 2019's shooting victims....

 2020-09-17 15:59 

Delaware County Daily Times

Thursday Update: Add 933 new coronavirus cases to the Pennsylvania total, according to the Department of Health...

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed as of September 17 there were 933 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 147,923. All 67 counties in...

 2020-09-17 15:55 

Delaware State News

Census caravan to take place in Dover on Friday...

DOVER Kent County Levy Court will join Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen and the Delaware Multicultural and Civic Organization (DEMCO) in a census caravan event to take place on Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. The caravan's intent is to remind residen...

 2020-09-17 15:39 

Delaware State News

Navalny team alleges Novichok found in hotel water bottle...

MOSCOW (AP) — Colleagues of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Thursday that a bottle of water with a trace of the Novichok nerve agent was found in his hotel room in the Siberian city of Tomsk after he fell ill on a flight from there to ...

 2020-09-17 15:37 

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Anonymous donor offers Nemours Children's Health $50,000 challenge grant...

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 center ...

 2020-09-17 15:30 

Delaware County Daily Times

Community Briefs: Local pastor honored as Pennsylvania County Corrections Chaplain of the Year...

CONCORD — Rev. Cokelia Oliver-Dunn of George W. Hill Correctional Facility is one of two recipients of the 2020 Pennsylvania Prison Chaplains Association Correctional Chaplain of the Year award. Each...

 2020-09-17 15:18 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Recognize this car? Police say it was used to egg children, adults at Sunday Trump rally...

The Trump supporters were standing on a concrete wall when three men drove by and threw eggs at them, hitting three kids and three adults, police say....

 2020-09-17 15:12 

Delaware State News

Delmarva fox squirrels to be translocated to Delaware...

DOVER Delmarva fox squirrels are about to get a population boost in Delaware with a new round of translocations planned for this month, a project of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and its state and federal p...

 2020-09-17 15:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Rock Music Menu: The Fillmore among venues Live Nation will turn into polling sites...

The coronavirus pandemic has left concert venues across the country shuttered for the better part of the year, but Live Nation has come up with a use for the empty...

 2020-09-17 14:53 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

As Americans worry about the future, we celebrate the Constitution | Opinion...

For so many Americans, our constitutional democracy seems to be fraying. Some fear it is coming apart at the seams....

 2020-09-17 13:44 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

With Big Ten reversal, Trump aims to score in battlegrounds...

President Donald Trump was quick to spike the ball in celebration when the Big Ten announced the return of fall football....

 2020-09-17 13:36 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Biden to join Senate Democrats online for lunch, questions...

The event Thursday will be a homecoming, of sorts, for the former U.S. senator now the party's presidential nominee....

 2020-09-17 13:29 

Delaware State News

DSU ranked #3 public HBCU by U.S. News & World Report...

DOVER — In its annual rankings of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. News & World Report has advanced Delaware State University to the #3 public HBCU and #11 overall HBCU in the nation, officials said this week. DSU has held the #4 p...

 2020-09-17 13:29 

Delaware State News

DSU ranked #3 public HBCU by U.S. News & World Report...

DOVER — In its annual rankings of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. News & World Report has advanced Delaware State University to the #3 public HBCU and #11 overall HBCU in the nation, officials said this week. DSU has held the #4 p...

 2020-09-17 13:27 

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Indian River's free curbside meal service begins Wednesday...

SELBYVILLE — Aiming to feed a need, the Indian River School District will begin providing free meals for curbside pickup to all students Wednesday as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program. That program has been...

 2020-09-17 12:23 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Eagles' rookie Reagor: Brash, confident, and not backing down against Rams' CB Jalen Ramsey...

Jalen Reagor showed his confidence in his 55-yard reception and in returning sooner than expected from a shoulder injury....

 2020-09-17 09:41 

Delaware County Daily Times

Morning Briefing: Large numbers of teachers retiring as schools start talking in-person classes; Help on Route 422; Wentz trying to help Ertz with Eagles management...

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region....

 2020-09-17 09:30 

Delaware State News

High school notebook: Swim teams may be looking for new homes...

The coronavirus pandemic has already brought plenty of changes to high school fall sports. But it's also starting to have an impact on winter ones, too. Because of state restrictions on pool capacities right now, schools that practice and compete in Y...

 2020-09-17 09:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

With no Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest this weekend, you can still get a taste here...

Everyone from Stitch House Brewery to Wilmington Brew Works will host their own smaller, socially distanced Oktoberfest celebrations....

 2020-09-17 09:00 

Delaware State News

Primary election results offer glimpse of possible futures...

DOVER — In some ways, Tuesday's Delaware primary was an encapsulation of the state of American politics. Turnout set a record, reflecting interest from voters of both major parties. A slate of diverse progressives won, with four of them knocking...

 2020-09-17 08:44 

Delaware County Daily Times

Today in History: Sept. 17, 2020...

100 Years Ago 1920: Governor Sproul, who was 50 years old yesterday, celebrated his birthday anniversary with his family at his home in this county. He expressed the belief...

 2020-09-17 04:49 

Delaware State News

QOTD: How was your voting experience?...

Tuesday's primary set a record for turnout. If you voted, did your experience change your plans on how you will vote in the General Election on Nov. 3?...

 2020-09-17 03:22 

Delaware State News

NCAA OKs spring national playoff for FCS football...

A spring football season may be very different than Delaware State and Delaware have had before. But it will still have the possibility of national playoffs waiting at the end of it. The NCAA Division I Council voted on Wednesday to hold an FCS tournament...

 2020-09-17 03:18 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

DeGrom exits with hamstring spasm as Mets beat Phils 5-4...

DeGrom had a surprisingly difficult two innings that pointed toward an apparent injury....

 2020-09-17 02:10 

Delaware County Daily Times

McCaffery: With so many Phillies hobbled, it's on Bryce Harper to carry the payload...

PHILADELPHIA — Joe Girardi spent four years with the Yankees as a player, another 10 as a manager, and he has the rings on his fingers and the ringing in...

 2020-09-17 01:39 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Thursday, Sept. 17...

TRUMP'S PROMISE...

 2020-09-17 01:34 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Police identify man killed in Tuesday crash on I-495...

Delaware State Police on Wednesday night released the name of the man killed Tuesday afternoon in a vehicle crash on I-495....

 2020-09-17 01:25 

Delaware County Daily Times

Penn State re\turning, and so is Pat Freiermuth...

Penn State football coach James Franklin wore a wide smile on his face Wednesday during an interview with the Big Ten Network....

 2020-09-17 01:18 

Delaware County Daily Times

Big Ten reverses course, will play football...

After receiving criticism from inside and outside the conference for more than a month, the Big Ten reversed course Wednesday and announced it will have a football season in 2020....

 2020-09-17 00:50 

Delaware County Daily Times

Delco OKs Yeadon community health center lease...

Delaware County Council approved an agreement for a location in Yeadon to serve as a community health center that will eventually be a site to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine and...

 2020-09-17 00:42 

Delaware State News

Commentary: Protecting Delawareans from the fossil fuel industry...

By Kathleen Jennings and Shawn Garvin Hurricanes. Extreme heat. Flooding. Wildfires. The climate crisis is leaving its mark everywhere, including the destruction we just experienced during Tropical Storm Isaias. But those events in the news only scratch t...

 2020-09-16 23:57 

Delaware County Daily Times

First playoff season over, Flyers' Hart eager for more...

Carter Hart is no different from any other professional athlete, learning how to cope with a virtual world while playing sports in the coronavirus age....

 2020-09-16 23:54 

Delaware State News

Dover teen arrested on attempted murder charge...

DOVER A 17-year-old male was arrested on a first-degree attempted murder charge for an alleged shooting incident on Sept. 10, Dover police Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. Alexander Singletary turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday night, said Sgt. Hoffman. T...

 2020-09-16 23:51 

Delaware County Daily Times

Eagles Notebook: Jackson having fun again, but is serious about social issues...

The memories started coming back for Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson around the fourth quarter Sunday....

 2020-09-16 23:41 

Delaware State News

Rehoboth Beach Green Drinks hold virtual meeting...

REHOBOTH BEACH — Rehoboth Beach Green Drinks will meet virtually on Sept. 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to hear a talk and market analysis on offshore wind and its projected development on the eastern seaboard. Guest speaker is Dr. Willett Kempton, a profe...

 2020-09-16 23:41 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Reelections needed for Dewey's financial recovery...

Dewey Beach Town Council members Gary Persinger and David Moskowitz have shown excellent leadership in steering Dewey through this dangerous COVID-19 year. They should be reelected to continue their efforts to keep our businesses strong and to carefully m...

 2020-09-16 23:39 

Delaware State News

Scenic Delaware: Fields of gold...

Lori Kircher of Camden took this photo July 24 in Viola....

 2020-09-16 23:34 

Delaware County Daily Times

Christine Flowers: Eagles turned their backs on American sacrifice...

One of the fondest memories I have is of spending Sunday afternoons with my father, either sitting in Section 633 at the Vet or at the kitchen table in Havertown,...

 2020-09-16 23:27 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to the Editor: High school sports can't be played safely right now...

To the Times:...

 2020-09-16 23:22 

Delaware County Daily Times

Guest Column: Aqua and DELCORA will ensure quality service at affordable rates...

By Chris Franklin...

 2020-09-16 23:14 

Delaware State News

In Wilmington speech, Biden assails Trump on handling of coronavirus...

WILMINGTON Emerging from a 90-minute meeting with seven public health experts on Wednesday afternoon, Joe Biden blasted President Donald Trump's continuing response to the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency. The Democratic presidential nominee pointed ...

 2020-09-16 22:53 

Delaware State News

Ex-Fenwick Island chief pleads to official misconduct...

FENWICK ISLAND The former chief of the Fenwick Island Police Department has pleaded guilty to official misconduct and falsifying business records, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Wednesday. The DOJ said William Boyden was indicted in August a...

 2020-09-16 22:43 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Former Fenwick police chief pleads guilty to misconduct, falsifying records charge...

Boyden submitted false reports to the Delaware Council on Police Training regarding his firearm...

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