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This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community The Bidens head to Rehoboth Beach house this week  Food Bank: Drive-thru pantry numbers down 50%; will re-evaluate  Most traditional Fourth of July fireworks displays are on this year  Who knew having a U.S. president meant traffic woes when he comes home?  Delaware Botanic Gardens ready for a real First State summer crowd  Need …

State ‘Kiss your landlord goodbye’ program helps Milford woman buy house

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  Darlene Simmons owned her own home prior to her husband’s death in 2016. Circumstances required her to sell that home and begin renting, something she knew she didn’t want to do for long. “I made an appointment with Delaware State Housing Authority to talk to them about what they had available, but I cancelled the first one,” Simmons said. …

As Robbins Diamonds closes, so does colorful chapter in area retail history

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  If you grew up around Delaware and had a television in the 80s and 90s, you probably recognize the late Jerry Robbins, the guy with a diamond in his beard, from his catchy jewelry commercials.  You might find yourself trying to remember the original lyrics Bobby Day and Michael Jackson sang before “Rockin’ Robbins,” one of Robbins Diamonds’ famous …

Delaware seeing little, if any, reaction to pipeline crisis

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  By Matthew Stonebraker Delaware appears to have escaped the worst of the repercussions after a cyberattack shut down the pipeline that sends gasoline down the East Coast. While there’s been many reports of gas shortages in Southern U.S. states such as Georgia, South Carolina and Florida, workers at various New Castle and Newark gas stations seem optimistic that Delaware …