House painter by day. Artist by night. Ellendale artist can’t put down brush

Daniel Larlham Jr. Culture, Headlines

Gilberto Rodriquez’s portraits, landscapes and painted mannequins will be on exhibit at the Mispillion Art League through Aug. 7       The first person to ask Gilberto Rodriquez for one of his art works was his kindergarten teacher, right after she scolded him for drawing in class. Rodriguez, who lives in Ellendale and has an exhibit at the Mispillion …

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Created during pandemic, Lasagna Love continues to deliver

Daniel Larlham Jr. Food, Headlines

  The Delaware branch of the Lasagna Love continues to seek volunteers to cook, recipients to serve. Photo by Allesanka of Pexels   Carle Foster of Lewes had no hesitations about volunteering to make lasagna and deliver it to strangers during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s that little bit of giving back … It’s cliché but that pay it forward concept,” …

Gov. John Carney issued more changes to his emergency orders.

State officials blame Delta variant for rise in COVID-19 cases

Daniel Larlham Jr. Headlines, Health

The number of COVID-19 cases attributed to the Delta variant jumped last week.   State officials blamed the Delta variant Tuesday night for increased numbers of COVID-19 cases in Delaware. During an online town hall meeting, the officials also talked about a new type of testing, whether a vaccine booster shot will be needed and COVID-19 regulations that will be …

Carney ends weekly press conferences about COVID-19

Daniel Larlham Jr. Headlines, Health

  In Gov. John Carney’s last weekly COVID-19 press briefing, state officials announced that the average life expectancy has gone down because of the virus and that pharmacies have been doing a larger part of vaccination over the last month.  Carney said last week that with a rising number of vaccinations and declining number of cases, and with his emergency …

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Balitmore foodie influencer heading to Wilmington

Daniel Larlham Jr. Food, Headlines

Kreskin Jones, the Rideshare Foodie, will be in Wilmington this week.   Social media influencer The Rideshare Foodie will be in Wilmington this week on a mission to sample classic and unique Delaware dishes.  From Tuesday through July 6, Kreskin Jones, known by his internet alias The Rideshare Foodie will be in Delaware as a part of his U.S. tour …

Delaware is opening more slots for second vaccines at its FEMA event in DOVD

Carney unsure state can meet July vaccination goal; will end weekly COVID pressers

Daniel Larlham Jr. Headlines, Health

    Gov. John Carney said Tuesday that he’s optimistic but not sure the state can vaccinate enough Delawareans before the Fourth of July to do its part to meet President Joe Biden’s goal of having 70% of Americans with at least one dose of vaccine. But the number of COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths are declining so steadily, Carney …

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When his brain goes ‘boop, boop,’ Gervasio Ruiz Jr. knows to click shutter button

Daniel Larlham Jr. Culture, Headlines

Color and graphic elements attract Gervasio Ruiz Jr.   Throughout life as a military brat, an artist for record covers, Revlon and L’Oreal, and even as a volunteer at the Kalmar Nyckel, one thing has been constant for Gervasio Ruiz Jr. since his parents put a cheap camera in his hand at the age of 14. Photography. Ruiz, 69, has …