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Town Square LIVE Weekly Review: Dec. 17, 2020

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AmeriCorps members to help fight pandemic

This is ‘an opportunity to re-examine how we deliver health,’ U.S. Sen. Chris Coons said, noting he has five AmeriCorps members serving in his office.

Snow, sleet make for a hazardous weather outlook

The storm is huge, hitting the Plains, the mid-Atlantic and the gulf, so the big question is which areas get the nasty precipitation and which get rain.

Here’s how tech is being used to reduce the pain of Restore the Corridor

Small devices and a lot of technology are being used to ease travel when I-95 is redone through Wilmington. You can help, too.

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review:
Dec. 17, 2020

 
 

This Week’s Top Headlines Include:

Community 

Lighting up the holidays: Where to find festive displays all over Delaware 

At esports tourney, fun and uplifting news about the field 

23 percent of Delaware COVID tests positive; state offers 30-plus testing sites 

Storm forecast adds sleet, ice and stronger winds  

Yes, there could be thunder and lightning 

 

Government

Happy feet in Public Health: 7,800 doses of vaccine arrive; more on way 

Bayhealth nurse becomes first to get COVID-19 vaccine 

Bayhealth gets the first COVID-19 vaccine that arrives in Delaware 

Delaware allows naloxone delivery by mail to step up substance use fight 

A month of lane closures for Brandywine Hundred 

Carney’s new restrictions include 10 p.m. curfews on bars, restaurants 

US Supreme Court lets political balance on Del. courts go on 

 

Health

COVID-19 disturbingly spreads, all across Delaware

 Del. makes strides in testing, treatment and vaccination 

State health officials try to dispel vaccine myths, answer questions 

Carney, Public Health: Here’s how vaccine will be distributed in Delaware 

Delaware readies for arrival of COVID-19 vaccine with plan, freezer

Delaware trying to balance number of tests, turnaround time for results 

 

Food

Delaware restaurants feel weight of latest pandemic restrictions 

 

Education 

Delaware State gets its biggest gift ever — $20 million 

TikTok gives Delaware State $1M for scholarships 

 

Arts and events

Winterthur scales back Yuletide house tour, but adds decor outside 

Philly Pops records holiday concerts at The Grand 

Art Museum’s Winter Festival heads outside Saturday, ends year on hopeful note 

Grand sets up fund to send hospital workers through Wilmington Light Show 

 

Business

From Yorklyn, Markee connects the world virtually 

YMCA of Delaware gets $10 million donation, its biggest ever 

 

Sports

 

Pre-emptive petition asks for winter sports to start Jan. 11 


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AmeriCorps members to help fight pandemic

This is ‘an opportunity to re-examine how we deliver health,’ U.S. Sen. Chris Coons said, noting he has five AmeriCorps members serving in his office.

Snow, sleet make for a hazardous weather outlook

The storm is huge, hitting the Plains, the mid-Atlantic and the gulf, so the big question is which areas get the nasty precipitation and which get rain.

Here’s how tech is being used to reduce the pain of Restore the Corridor

Small devices and a lot of technology are being used to ease travel when I-95 is redone through Wilmington. You can help, too.
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