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Newark Charter band to perform in London parade

The Newark Charter School marching band will travel to London to perform in the city's 2019 New Year's Day parade. The students received the exciting news earlier this year, but British officials visited the school Monday to officially invite the band. "We're just over the moon with happiness," said

NEWARK POST - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Newark man arrested following car chase with police in Harrington

A Newark man was arrested after he led police on a vehicle pursuit in Harrington. According to the Harrington Police Department, around 10:46 p.m. Monday, an officer on patrol in the area of South DuPont Highway and Gordon Street stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. After initially stopping th

DELAWARE1059.COM - 2017-09-19 15:08:00

Newark City Council revives bridge project after new funding sources emerge

In a stunning turnaround, city council voted Monday to revive plans for a pedestrian/bicycle bridge over White Clay Creek - a long-planned project council had killed just a week earlier. The vote, taken in a special meeting called by Mayor Polly Sierer, was the culmination of a frantic effort by Sie

NEWARK POST - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Newark-area gas station robbed Monday

A man robbed a Newark-area gas station at gunpoint Monday morning, stealing cash and two boxes packed with cigarette cartons, police said. Police said the man entered the Exxon at 263 E. Chestnut Hill Road just before 8 a.m. and showed a gun to the sales clerk, demanding money. The clerk complied.

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-18 18:28:02

Fears of a stroke made this Newark fitness pro realize he was ignoring his needs

I'd like to think of myself as a pretty healthy person. I exercise, I eat well, practice mindfulness, don't smoke and rarely drink. But a recent health scare that landed me in the hospital overnight has made me realize that good health is more than a series of boxes to be checked off a list. We are

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-18 13:00:07

Shooting victims show up at Wilmington Hospital

Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: WILMINGTON SHOOTINGS IN 2017 Man injured in W. 26th St. shooting | 0:30 A 22-year-old man was shot Tuesday near a memorial that marked the shooting death of a 19-year-old man last week. 9/13/17 William Bretzger & Damian Giletto/The News Journal 1 of 12 Skip in Skip x E

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 10:58:16

Orchard Road residents testing mini traffic circle to calm traffic

From her yard at the corner of Orchard Road and Winslow Road, Linda Laurenceau frequently sees drivers blowing through the stop sign in front of her home. "They just fly past the intersection," she said. "No brake lights, like 30 miles per hour." In fact, according to an informal count by Laurenceau

NEWARK POST - 2017-09-20 06:20:00

UPDATE: Smyrna woman dead after school bus and car crash

SMYRNA, Del. - A fatal crash involving a school bus and a car remains under investigation, after troopers say a woman was killed, in Smyrna. Delaware State Police say on Tuesday, just after 6:00 AM, 60-year-old Michael Henry, of Smyrna, was driving a 2013 Blue Bird School Bus, while attempting to ma

WMDT.COM - 2017-09-19 21:48:52

Joe Biden, business leaders talk future U.S. labor force during panel discussion

A longtime champion of the middle class, Joe Biden brought political, business and labor leaders to Delaware on Tuesday to discuss building a better future for the growing middle-class workforce. "I think the single defining feature of the United States political and social stability has been an eve

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 22:47:48

Police looking for suspect in thefts from cars

New Castle County Police are looking for the man they believe broke into cars in the Westover Hills and West Park communities early Tuesday morning. Police got the call around 3 a.m. and learned vehicles, a majority of which were unlocked, had items stolen from them overnight. Police released a sur

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 21:17:19

Mother, son wanted for stealing from elderly victim

Coastal Delaware communities can expect to deal with the effects of Hurricane Jose. The storm will bring wind, light rain and rough surf today. 9/19/17 Chuck Snyder & Damian Giletto Police are looking for two New Castle County residents charged with exploiting an elderly person. New Castle County

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 14:49:22

What's Happening: 9/20

Low-cost, local events happening this week. To be included, your event must be family friendly, cost less than $25 per person and take place in Cecil County as well as adjoining areas within a 20-minute drive. Please submit the event title, time and address in the body of an email to accent@cecilwhi

CECIL DAILY - 2017-09-20 07:15:00

Ches. Inn neighbors seek injunctive relief from parking

CHESAPEAKE CITY - Longtime neighbors of the Chesapeake Inn's valet parking lot have filed an appeal to Cecil County Circuit Court, challenging the lot's existence following the recently approved, albeit controversial, zoning amendment that could allow its upgrade to a pay-as-you-go, satellite parkin

CECIL DAILY - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

Solar farm proposal survives after planning commission takes no action

ELKTON - A proposed solar panel array south of Chesapeake City survived a Planning Commission meeting after the commission's members reached a tie. Three members of the commission voted against the proposed solar field at the intersection of Route 213 and Court House Point Road, and two voted in fav

CECIL DAILY - 2017-09-19 16:23:00

Immediato's Bistro, last vestige of Three Little Bakers, to close

Immediato's Bistro, a 13-year-old restaurant on Middletown's Main Street that has carried on the culinary traditions of the famed Three Little Bakers, is closing its doors Saturday, Sept. 23. Tony Immediato, who owns the business with his wife Jennifer, is the grandson of the late Italo "Al" Immedia

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 10:00:03

Police say 2 women from Lehigh County hurt in accident in Rockland Township

A one-car crash in Rockland Township injured two people from Lehigh County, state police said. The accident occurred in the 170 block of Five Points Road about 2:25 p.m. Tuesday. According to troopers from Reading: Kathleen M. Anders, 42, of Alburtis was driving east when she began experiencing a "c

READING EAGLE - 2017-09-20 07:01:00

Rottweiler's puppy sickness inspires natural pet food business out of Wilmington kitchen

When Rottweiler Junior was born with a variety of illnesses, his owner Dan Lavin used a raw pet food to help heal his beloved puppy. The cure sparked Lavin's own line of fresh pet food for other pet owners. Jennifer Corbett/The News Journal Having grown up on a dairy farm in northeastern Pennsylvan

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 17:47:49

Charlestown Elementary plants new rain garden

CHARLESTOWN - While rain is obviously an essential component of any rain garden, the rain ideally comes after the garden has already been planted. So the community members and Charlestown Elementary School staff and students gathered outside Tuesday to add more than 200 plants to the school's new ra

CECIL DAILY - 2017-09-19 22:00:00

Charlestown may lose free fishing area designation

CHARLESTOWN - The town may lose its free fishing area after a state committee recommended rescinding the designation because of the lack of free parking nearby. The stone wharf at the corner of Water and Conestoga streets, next to Long Point Park, is currently one of only two free fishing areas in

CECIL DAILY - 2017-09-19 21:30:00

UD ambassadors program aims to increase community service

Members of the University of Delaware's new community engagement ambassadors program pose for a photo. Students in the University of Delaware's new community engagement ambassadors program recruit other students for service opportunities. While the University of Delaware was nationally recognized fo

NEWARK POST - 2017-09-19 04:00:00