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Smyrna Leaders Awaiting More Details About Medical Marijuana Dispensary
SMYRNA, Del. --- Kent County's first medical marijuana dispensary may be coming to Smyrna, but Mayor John Embert says it's not clear exactly where it will be placed. Embert said Columbia Care, a New York firm chosen by Delaware to be Kent County's first medical marijuana vendor, had reached out to t
Was The Man Found Dead In Dover's Silver Lake Wanted For Murder?
2011 DMV Dover - On Tuesday November 21, 2017, the Dover Police Department reported that a Kayaker found the body of Anthony McDonald, 39, of Dover, in Silver Lake, just after 1:00 pm. On Wednesday, acting on the a communication from a tipsters, First State Update revisited a 2016 article posted in
Robotics program teaches students to problem solve
Students around Delaware are working toward the FIRST Tech Challenge competition by participating in 'scrimmages' before the statewide event in February. A recent meet at Padua showed them how far they've come and what still needs work. William Bretzger/The News Journal The world of robotics is one
Public hearing for proposed rate change to be heard in Sudlersville
SUDLERSVILLE - The Town of Sudlersville will hold a public hearing at its next scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, to get community input on a proposed resolution to change the water and sewer rates for the town. During the commission's Nov. 1 meeting, the town introduced Resolution 20
Sudlersville students learn about winter weather
SUDLERSVILLE - If the students of Sudlersville Elementary School follow the advice meteorologist Justin Berkeley gave them on Monday, Nov. 13, more snow will fall and stick than last winter. That is, if they keep "Faith in the Flake." The tips he made included flushing ice cubes down the toilet, wea
Former Del. principal pleaded guilty to embezzling over $145K in Dover
DOVER, Del. - A former charter school principal is facing up to 10 years in prison for his role in stealing over $145,000 from the Dover school during a three year period. The United States Department of Justice for the District of Delaware says on Monday, 56-year-old Noel Rodriguez, of Dover, plead
Police: Kayaker finds dead body at Silver Lake in Dover; investigation ongoing
DOVER, Del. - Police say that they are investigating a death after the body of a 39-year-old man was found in Silver Lake on Tuesday afternoon, by a man who was kayaking on the lake, in Dover. According to Dover Police, officers arrived on the West Side of Silver Lake at 1:04 PM on Tuesday afternoon
Delaware Uber Drivers, Passengers Unsettled by Data Breach News
KENT COUNTY, Del. --- News that some personal information for 57 million Uber passengers and drivers last year wasn't welcomed by Jacob Johnson of Camden. Johnson, a military veteran who recently started driving with Uber but has used the service as a passenger in the past, said he was frustrated to
SPOTLIGHT VIDEO: The Palm Bay Police, 'This Is How We Do It, This Is How We Get It Done!'
SPOTLIGHT VIDEO:The Palm Bay Police presents, 'This is how we do it, this is how we get it done!' BREVARD COUNTY PALM BAY, FLORIDA - The Palm Bay Police operates from a modern facility built in 1990. The 33,000 square foot two-story building, located adjacent to City Hall, houses more than 200 publi
Shoppers snag deals without the usual drama on Black Friday
Diana DiFilippo has gone Black Friday shopping every year for almost 40 years, always on the hunt for "the thrill" of the next big deal. She remembers the old days of "Moonlight Madness" at Kmart, running from department to department. Now, there isn't a Kmart to be found in Brevard County. She's s
Welcome back, Snowbirds; here is what you've missed
Hey Snowbirds. Welcome back to the Space Coast. You're probably just returning from places like Greece, New York or Upper Arlington, Ohio, all ready to bask in the mild temperatures and send beach-and-flip-flop photos to your neighbors back home shoveling snow. You may have noticed that restaurants
Police: Suspect who barricaded himself in Melbourne home arrested on bicycle
Michael Dudley-Palmer was riding his bike near New Haven Avenue and U.S. 1 when police stopped him for not having any lights Friday. After initially giving police the name "James Gerard," Dudley-Palmer was identified as the 25-year-old man who threatened a woman with a knife before barricading hims
Rangel: Becoming homeless is getting easier in Brevard County
Cynthia Watkins and her three daughters slept in her 2007 Mitsubishi Galant for nearly two months: Watkins curled up in the driver's seat, her 12-year-old in the passenger's seat and her 14 and 18 year olds huddled in the back. Watkins ' journey into homelessness can be hard to understand for those
Accident stalls traffic on U.S. 1 in Melbourne
MELBOURNE - At least two cars were involved in a traffic accident that stalled travel on U.S. 1 at Sarno Road Wednesday morning. One of the cars landed on its hood on northbound U.S. 1 in the turn lane. No information was available about injuries. As of 9:20 a.m. the wreckage had not been cleared.
Honor this special season by Reaching Out to Brevard neighbors
It sometimes seems like I was born to be part of FLORIDA TODAY's Reaching Out Holiday Fund campaign. My Grandma Bess, who lived with my family as I grew up, started her Christmas card and gift lists weeks early. She'd pore over the dozens of entries and have me cross off names, lick envelopes and wr
Palm Bay police search for man accused of stealing 38 guns
Palm Bay police are asking for help in finding 38 stolen guns, along with one of the men suspected of stealing them. Dan Billow reports. Palm Bay police are asking for help in finding 38 stolen guns, along with one of the men suspected of stealing them. Dan Billow reports.
'Farm to patient'
Fresh bread is available at the salad bar at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) SARANAC LAKE - Carl Bowen is a man with a mission. As director of nutritional services at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, he's determined to give every patient and st
After 50 years, NCCC retains personal touch
NCCC students relax outside in 1974. Things were different 50 years ago when North Country Community College started in Saranac Lake. Its focus was to offer diverse academic programs and to make it accessible and affordable to students from around the region and even afar. The college campus in the
Local woman dies in Thanksgiving car crash
A fatal car crash snapped a utility pole Thanksgiving afternoon on Franklin County Route 55 between Bloomingdale and Gabriels. (Photo provided - Ryan Murray) While most people were eating their Thanksgiving dinners Thursday afternoon and evening, emergency responders spent hours out at the scene w
21st District candidates meet in nine-way forum
PLATTSBURGH - Nine candidates hoping to unseat incumbent Elise Stefanik in the 2018 election for the 21st District congressional seat traded views at an entertaining forum at Clinton Community College. The recent scene was reminiscent of the 2016 presidential campaign, when stages across the country