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ISSUES AND ANSWERS: Kleimo on homelessness

Jeanine Kleimo, chairwoman of the Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing and the Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Task Force to End Homelessness shared her views with the Delaware State News: What’s the state of homelessness in downstate Delaware? It’s very challenging, both for the homeless themselves and for many of those who try to assist them. At […]

Published on 23 November 2017 | 4:32 am

Happy Thanksgiving!

We hope you enjoy today’s edition and its “stuffings.” It should help the serious Black Friday shoppers develop a game plan for their retail adventures. As discussed in Sunday’s “From the Editor,” this is our heaviest issue of the year. It approaches three pounds with all the “stuffings.” In order to meet the additional demands […]

Published on 23 November 2017 | 4:21 am

Behind the scenes at JC Penney: Getting ready for the Black Friday rush

DOVER — Annette Haynes would have it no other way. The JC Penney floor manager welcomes today’s rush of eager holiday gift buyers. For nine years now, she’s greeted arrivals the day before Black Friday. On this Thanksgiving the fun begins at 2 p.m. when the Dover Mall store opens for business. “I always ask […]

Published on 22 November 2017 | 11:24 pm

A place to call home: One year later, Katrina Stubbs finds much to be thankful for

DOVER — There wasn’t a whole lot in Katrina Stubbs’ life to be thankful for last Thanksgiving. All that she knew was she couldn’t get hired for a full-time job even though she had been working in various capacities since the age of 14 and was on the verge of joining the homeless population in […]

Published on 22 November 2017 | 11:22 pm

Annual Mountaire Farms event packs community spirit to pack meals

SELBYVILLE — Dozens of students had excused absence from school Monday. Instead, they learned some of life’s lessons in a chilly warehouse in Selbyville – home of “Packing Day” for Mountaire Farms’ Thanksgiving for Thousands. “Sometimes it’s more important to help others than yourself,” said Samantha Derickson, among the 36 eighth-grade members of Selbyville Middle […]

Published on 22 November 2017 | 11:21 pm

Bucs eye Division II tournament rematch vs. Quakers

MILFORD — Shaun Strickland did not want to commit to any plans for Thanksgiving. So when his wife asked if he could go out of state for the holiday, the Milford High football coach said he needed to keep that week open. He was hoping the Buccaneers would still be playing football. And thanks to […]

Published on 22 November 2017 | 11:21 pm

Roundup: Hens score final 8 points for 65-57 win over Longwood

Delaware held Longwood scoreless over the final 5:16 while scoring the game’s last eight points as the Blue Hens held off the Lancers for a 65-57 men’s basketball victory on Wednesday afternoon at UNCG’s Fleming Gymnasium. Derrick Woods snapped a 57-57 tie and put Delaware (4-2) back in front for good with a putback, while […]

Published on 22 November 2017 | 11:20 pm

Delaware deer harvest may set another record

Happy Thanksgiving! Hopefully you are out fishing or hunting this weekend with family, or avoiding family by doing the same. Whichever works best for you. The cold snap will get the deer moving again, but that hasn’t really been an issue the last couple of weeks. I could have filled a freezer by now just […]

Published on 22 November 2017 | 11:18 pm

COMMENTARY: Anti-LGBTQ agenda is a ‘nefarious’ one

Wow, a second letter from someone associated with the Family Research Council, complete with a tabloid-worth, race-baiting Fox News headline and quote — and its their president, Tony Perkins, no less. (“Delaware, beware of kids choosing their own race”, Nov. 17) For those unfamiliar with the Family Research Council, they are a division of Focus […]

Published on 22 November 2017 | 4:28 pm

Pintails at Liston Beach

Brenna Ness of Delaware Wild Lands in Odessa took this photo of pintail ducks at Liston Beach in Townsend on Oct. 23. Do you have a great shot of a scenic location in Delaware? Send it to [email protected] Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, […]

Published on 22 November 2017 | 4:23 pm

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