Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) offers many different services designed to help those who have survived breast cancer but also for those who are newly diagnosed. One of the key factors to understand when someone is diagnosed is that there is no right or wrong way to be a survivor as Taylor Urban explains. “I was diagnosed with breast cancer …
A Call for Kindness
Naomi wraps up in a DBCC blanket after treatment (Photo credited to Luciana Solorio) By the end of 2021, 990 Delawareans will receive a diagnosis of breast cancer, a diagnosis that will forever change their lives. Sadly, another 160 will die of the disease. “In our small and familiar state, these are likely people you and I know,” Francesca Vogel, …
Delaware Botanic Gardens ready for a real First State summer crowd
A path allows visitors to walk along Pepper Creek. The Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek is hoping for a radically different summer this year than last. It had opened only six months before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and its first summer was marked with mask and social distancing mandates, as cases rose and fell. Now, with relaxed mask …
St. Anthony’s, Greek festivals to go for to-go food
The Greek Festival-to-Go is June 2-5 at Holy Trinity. St. Anthony’s Italian Festival: Takeout Edition is June 8-11 at St. Anthony of Padua.
Carol Cadou resigns as Winterthur CEO
Chris Strand, who oversee Winterthur’s gardens and estate, will take over as interim head.
How Winterthur handles pests (and how you can, too)
Winterthur follows an integrated pest management policy, meaning that it doesn’t use pesticides. ‘In lieu of chemicals, we vacuum a lot,’ its expert said.
Bill to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour in Delaware filed Tuesday
If passed, the bill will raise minimum wage from $9.25 an hour now to $15 by Jan. 1, 2025
Delaware libraries continuing policy of waiving fines, late fees during pandemic
Have you been doing some extra reading while stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, there’s good news if those books came from a Delaware public library and you’re a little late returning them to their rightful place. Library officials have announced there won’t be any fines or late fees assessed when you finally do return those …
Junior League’s kitchen tour goes virtual, and throws in a free cooking class
The online tours will allow guests to ooo and ahhh over nine new kitchens.
Do More 24 shatters record in first three hours, ends with 5 times last year’s total
The grand total for the 2021 event will be announced Saturday by 8 p.m.
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