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 2019-05-26 17:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Community Briefs: Foundation for Catholic Education honors Mother of Providence first-grade teacher...

NETHER PROVIDENCE — Lisa Washel, the first-grade teacher at Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School in Wallingford, was recently honored by the Foundation for Catholic Education at their annual Delaware...

 2019-05-26 16:36 

Delaware County Daily Times

Television: Local news will not be the same with Monica Malpass gone...

Think of 5 p.m. weekdays on Channel 6, it's automatic, you think of Rick Williams and Monica Malpass....

 2019-05-26 15:41 

Delaware County Daily Times

Need to get away? Here are some community-sponsored trips...

Editor's Note: Trip information must be emailed to vcarey@delcotimes by noon Thursday. We will not accept faxes or hard copies. All trips will appear online. Print is based on a...

 2019-05-26 13:57 

Delaware County Daily Times

Police investigate overnight shooting in Chester Heights...

According to police, A 44-year old man was shot on the 100 Block of Bishops Drive, Chester Heights around 3 a.m. this morning....

 2019-05-26 11:22 

Delaware County Daily Times

Morning Briefing: Honoring those who served on Memorial Day; Getting power grid ready; Union lose at home...

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

 2019-05-26 11:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Delco towns mark Memorial Day with parades, services...

Memorial Day Monday, originally called Decoration Day, became a national holiday in 1971. This year, Memorial Day officially falls on May 27. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries...

 2019-05-26 10:47 

Delaware County Daily Times

Today in History: March 26, 2019...

100 Years Ago 1919: Returning form the World War without a scratch, after participating in the biggest battles of the war, Private Joseph f. Ryan, of Pennsylvania's "Iron Division,"...

 2019-05-26 10:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Memorial Day parades, services planned in Delco this weekend...

Memorial Day Monday, originally called Decoration Day, became a national holiday in 1971. This year, Memorial Day officially falls on May 27. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries...

 2019-05-26 04:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Sunday, May 26...

ENOUGH TRIVIA...

 2019-05-26 04:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Guest Column: Memorial Day: All gave some; some gave all...

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 2019-05-26 03:59 

Delaware State News

Waves of tributes on display...

DOWNSTATE — Memorial Day is that special time reserved for fallen heroes. Waves of thanks and tribute to heroes will fly, literally, in patriotic displays of red, white and blue through the Memorial Day holiday. Flags for Heroes, a nationwide initia...

 2019-05-26 03:53 

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Split over gun control roils Delaware Democrats...

DOVER — The demise of three gun bills blocked in committee earlier this month has pitted the Democratic Party against an unusual foe: Itself. The Delaware Democratic Party platform calls for "common sense gun safety measures." But it was Dem...

 2019-05-26 03:46 

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Gunning for Eagle Scout...

SMYRNA — T.J. Hardesty didn't have to think twice about what community project he would undertake in his quest to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest level a member of the Boy Scouts of America can attain. His family has always had militar...

 2019-05-26 03:41 

Delaware State News

State seeks volunteers to help kids at Family Court hearings...

DOVER — Help wanted, especially in Kent and New Castle counties. Seeking paralegals, retired educators, nurses, therapists and other professionals, background check and some training required. For months the Office of the Child advocate has pushed t...

 2019-05-26 03:37 

Delaware State News

State seeks volunteers to help kids at Family Court hearings...

DOVER — Help wanted, especially in Kent and New Castle counties. Seeking paralegals, retired educators, nurses, therapists and other professionals, background check and some training required. For months the Office of the Child Advocate has pushed t...

 2019-05-26 02:47 

Delaware County Daily Times

NCAA Men's Lacrosse: Even in defeat, Grant Ament makes his mark for Penn State...

PHILADELPHIA — Grant Ament admitted to being at a loss for words Saturday....

 2019-05-26 02:04 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to the Editor: State prison must be safer for officers...

To the Times:...

 2019-05-26 02:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Christine Flowers: Time to worry about the victims, not the criminals...

When the bank left me a message saying that there had been unusual activity on my account, I wasn't initially worried. But then I learned that I'd purchased $100 of...

 2019-05-26 00:08 

Delaware State News

Harrington pays tribute to gutsy World War II glider pilot...

HARRINGTON — The words in the diary of Second Lt. John Butler provide some insight into the days leading up to his death on June 6, 1944. He wrote about the challenges and concerns of the daring stealth mission into Normandy on D-Day that he and oth...

 2019-05-26 00:00 

Delaware State News

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...

 2019-05-25 23:49 

Delaware State News

Commentary: Delaware farmers caught in the middle of China trade war...

From currency manipulation, to state-owned enterprises, to allegations of technology and intellectual property theft — we've known for some time that the Chinese government hasn't been playing on a level playing field. It's why I was cau...

 2019-05-25 23:43 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Second Amendment reasonable or not?...

The commentary on the Second Amendment by Michael J. Hurd (DSN, 5/16) gave us a confused can of worms. To think about the Second Amendment, Hurd asks us to think about the First Amendment and whether we would "place 'common sense' and 'rat...

 2019-05-25 23:36 

Delaware State News

Speak Out: Tolls on new bypass...

Administrative changes to billing trips on the new U.S. 301 bypass toll road will be coming. "We are discussing changes to the invoice, violation letters and toll statements based on feedback we've received to bring more clarity to the information...

 2019-05-25 23:31 

Delaware State News

Scenic Delaware: At Bowers Beach...

Edward Sidel of Dover took this photo at Bowers Beach on April 30....

 2019-05-25 23:30 

Delaware State News

Eagles repeat as softball champions: Smyrna blanks Caravel 1-0 in state final...

ROXANA — A double play was a fitting way for Smyrna High to end it. When starting pitcher Payton Dixon snagged a bouncing ground ball up the middle, she pivoted and threw to second base to start the game-sealing 1-6-3 double play to clinch a 1-0 sta...

 2019-05-25 23:27 

Delaware State News

Velazquez, Senators advance in baseball tournament with 5-2 win over St. Mark's...

DOVER — St. Mark's had just sliced Dover High's lead in half with a two-run double. And the Spartans still had a runner on second base in the sixth inning. That was all the motivation that Dom Velazquez needed. The Senators' right hander...

 2019-05-25 21:52 

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Smyrna nips Caravel to repeat as DIAA Softball champion...

Smyrna scores a run in the first, then makes it hold up the rest of the way for its second straight DIAA Softball championship....

 2019-05-25 21:00 

Delaware State News

Cava's overtime goal lifts No. 10 CR by No. 2 Tatnall 6-5 in boys lacrosse quarterfinals...

WILMINGTON — Jimmy Cava already had two chances in overtime which he sent wide. With time running out, he was hoping for one more. Then he found himself with the ball in his stick and less than 10 seconds remaining on the clock. Cava took two steps ...

 2019-05-25 20:58 

Delaware State News

Smyrna repeats as state softball champion...
 2019-05-25 20:30 

Delaware State News

Local roundup: Johnson homers, strike out 11 as Cape nips Milford 3-2 in baseball tournament...

Luke Johnson struck out 11 and hit a home run to lead Cape Henlopen High to a 3-2 victory over Milford High in the second round of the DIAA state baseball tournament on Saturday. The No. 12 Vikings advanced to play fourth-seeded Dover in the second round ...

 2019-05-25 18:03 

Delaware County Daily Times

Antique appraisals offered during upcoming Media Art Show...

MEDIA — Town Talk Newspapers will sponsor an antique appraisal event, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, June 9, on State Street, near Brick and Brew, during the Media Arts and Craft...

 2019-05-25 17:59 

Delaware State News

Sussex Tech's Collins named district's Teacher of Year...

GEORGETOWN — Sussex Technical High School math teacher Dontez Collins, a nine-year teaching veteran and a Sussex Tech alumnus, has been named the district's 2020 Teacher of the Year. "He is involved in the fabric of our school system, as a t...

 2019-05-25 17:53 

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Wyoming police looking for mother who took 8-year-old daughter against court order...

An 8-year-old Dover girl is missing and police believe she is with her mother, who is prohibited by court order from having the child in her custody....

 2019-05-25 16:30 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Appoquinimink pitcher heads Delaware All-State baseball team...

Player of the Year Joey Davis of Appoquinimink heads the All-State baseball team selected by the Delaware Baseball Coaches Association....

 2019-05-25 16:21 

Delaware State News

Two arrested, jailed in Frankford-area burglary investigation...

FRANKFORD Delaware State Police report the arrests of people in their investigation of several recent burglaries in the Frankford area. Andrew T. Benson, 35, of Bishopville, Maryland, and Tonsha McCray, 30, of Frankford face several charges in connection ...

 2019-05-25 12:41 

Delaware State News

State police: Lewes teen charged after displaying gun during altercation...

LEWES Delaware State Police May 21 arrested a Lewes teenager who authorities allege displayed a handgun during after an altercation with another teen. State police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said incident was reported on May 21 at approximately 5...

 2019-05-25 10:21 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Saturday, May 25...

THE MEANING OF MEMORIAL DAY...

 2019-05-25 10:18 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to Editor: Help needed to stop speeders on Smithbridge Road...

To the Times:...

 2019-05-25 10:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to Editor: Another view of where America stands on Memorial Day...

To the Times:...

 2019-05-25 04:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Darts & Laurels: Vandalism is not the answer in the abortion debate...

A look at the week that was, the issues and people who made headlines, and a few darts and laurels for those who deserve them....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Community: Williamson College of the Trades students help with renovations at Media Theatre...

The Media Theatre receives a lot of applause from audiences across the region, but this past week it was the Williamson College of the Trades that deserved the recognition and...

 2019-05-25 02:45 

Delaware State News

DOC Commissioner Phelps to step down: Vaughn riot, lawsuits, staffing issues plagued brief tenure...

DOVER — Delaware Department of Correction Commissioner Perry Phelps announced Friday he's stepping down as of July 15. No specific reason for the retirement was provided. "When I joined the Department of Correction, I only expected to stay f...

 2019-05-25 02:30 

Delaware State News

16 charged in Sussex drug bust...

SUSSEX COUNTY — Sixteen persons arrested or indicted on 71 charges concluded Operation Royal Flush, a multi-jurisdictional investigation into an illegal heroin trafficking organization, police said Friday. The operation was conducted by 11 agencies ...

 2019-05-25 02:15 

Delaware State News

Solemn holiday: Delaware filmmaker, veteran to speak at Memorial Day service...

DOVER — Thomas 'TJ' Healy II has worked alongside Hollywood actors such as Robin Williams, Christopher Lloyd and George Clooney in his role as a filmmaker for more than 50 years, but they had nothing on his real heroes — the men and wo...

 2019-05-25 02:00 

Delaware State News

Dover area detective Peters wins national VA award...

WILMINGTON — He served his country for six years active duty in the Air Force, including Afghanistan and Kuwait deployments. Then Magnolia resident Chris Peters spent four years in the reserve, stationed at Dover Air Force Base handling aircraft mai...

 2019-05-25 01:45 

Delaware State News

4 wounded, 6 suspects sought in spree of Dover shootings...

DOVER — A violent stretch continued Thursday with the fourth and fifth shootings in six days, leaving four people wounded and at least six unknown suspects sought. Late Thursday night, Dover Police said, a man and woman were injured after multiple g...

 2019-05-25 01:30 

Delaware State News

June marks time to be ready for Atlantic hurricane season...

DOWNSTATE — June is the season of commencements, from graduations to wedded bliss. It also marks another beginning, one more ominous: the start of the Atlantic hurricane season. Still, just like taking those first steps into a new phase of life, be ...

 2019-05-25 00:01 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Saturday, May 25...

THE MEANING OF MEMORIAL DAY...

 2019-05-24 23:57 

Delaware State News

Commentary: A clinician's perspective on medical aid in dying...

Suffering at the end of life isn't theoretical to me. It's not ideological nor philosophical. In my 30-plus years practicing clinical neurology in Dover, I've seen hundreds of patients suffer from neurodegenerative diseases that are certain to...

 2019-05-24 23:55 

Delaware State News

Commentary: Don't drink and boat on Delaware waterways...

For a safer Memorial Day holiday weekend, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police remind boaters that drinking and boating don't mix. Boat operators who have consumed alcohol put themselves, their passengers, and other boaters in Delaware water...

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