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A PLACE TO ROMP AND PLAY: Lower Makefield breaks ground for dog park on Oxford Valley Road

LOWER MAKEFIELD >> By the end of this year, dogs will be romping and playing at their very own park off of Oxford Valley Road. Lower Makefield Supervisors Kristin Tyler, Judi Reiss, John Lewis and Jeff Benedetto joined leaders of the township's Parks and Recreation Board, its dog park committee and

BUCKSLOCALNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 13:15:00

Homecoming parade livens up Oxford

OXFORD >> In recent months, the folks in Oxford have plenty to do uptown on Friday nights .... any Friday. If it's not the arts, it's a car show. If not the car show, it's a parade. This past Friday they were richly rewarded, not only with the usual 3rd On Third art, shopping and music theme, but wi

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

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

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

Sister of homicide victim arrested on drug charges hours after brother's funeral

MOUNT CARMEL -- The sister of a Northumberland County homicide victim was arrested on drug charges hours after her brother's funeral. Taylor Wynter Glassic, 23, of Marion Heights was charged Monday with possession of drug paraphernalia and jailed in lieu of $35,000 bail and as a parole violator. Gla

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:52:06

Local engineer creates new tabletop bar game

PORT DEPOSIT - The feeling of witnessing someone on the cusp of something great is a rare one, but that is exactly the feeling one gets when listening to Craig Bierly of Port Deposit talk about the new tabletop game he's developed, Rapid Revolution. Bierly said the idea started after one Easter dinn

CECIL DAILY - 2017-09-20 08:00:00

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

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

Solanco Fair: 15,000 expected for Wednesday parade in Quarryville, tug-of-war winners will walk away with $500

The streets of Quarryville have been lined with chairs for days. The borough is ready for the Solanco Fair, which starts Wednesday with a big parade that usually attracts 15,000 people. "It's the biggest event in Solanco by far," says Jeff Minnich, fair parade chairman. The fair will have dozens of

LANCASTERONLINE - 2017-09-19 16:20:00

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

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

Cecil College reception introduces scholarship recipients to donors

RISING SUN - The Cecil College Foundation gave this year's scholarship recipients an opportunity to meet their generous contributors by hosting a breakfast reception for about 280 people, including donors, students and other special guests, at the Rising Sun Banquet Hall. "Lack of resources is the n

CECIL DAILY - 2017-09-18 17:29:00

Missing Havertown Dog Returned Home

HAVERTOWN, PA - A dog that went missing from her Havertown home has been found. Pepper went missing Sunday, Sept. 17 near Chatham Park Elementary School and was found Monday Sept. 18 in the Upper Darby area. Image via Lost and found animals(pets) of Havertown HAVERTOWN, PA - A dog that went missing

PATCH - 2017-09-18 14:43:46

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

Nameless in history: Help us identify these Vietnamese refugees in Lancaster County

In 1975, LNP photographer Richard Hertzler documented Vietnamese refugees being housed at Fort Indiantown Gap during a nationwide resettlement effort. The photos capture the gravity and atmosphere of the first days of life in America for men, women and children who fled their native war-torn country

LANCASTERONLINE - 2017-09-18 14:15:00

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

Delaware high school sports rankings

1. Middletown (2-0) 1 2. Smyrna (0-2) 2 3. Salesianum (2-0) 3 4. Sussex Central (2-0) 7 5. Concord (1-1) 5 6. William Penn (0-2) 4 7. Caesar Rodney (2-0) 9 8. Hodgson (1-1) NR 9. Sussex Tech (0-2) 10 10. St. Georges (0-2) 8DIVISION II 1. Woodbridge (2-0) 1 2. Wilmington Friends (2-0) 3 3. Del. Milit

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-18 20:42:28

Delaware-based staffing company celebrates 20 years in business

Sitting in a conference room in Newark, business partners Todd Bavol and Sean Montgomery reminisced about the infancy of their company, Integrity Staffing Solutions. When they started their staffing business in 1997, their 500 square feet of office space in Christiana wasn't all that much bigger tha

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-18 20:01:01

Delawareans are still struggling with obesity. Here's why.

For the health conscious traditional measurements of BMI (Body Mass Index) may still qualify one as overweight. A BMI of 30 or above is considered "obese". Even if you are not "fat," by definition this traditional measurements, could give people a false sense of progress when fighting the battle of

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-18 12:00:02