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Wilmington Student Joins State Board of Education

While honored to be selected as Delaware’s first student representative to the State Board of Education, Dorcas Olatunji says the plum assignment has come with a few surprises – some not entirely pleasant. The Charter School of Wilmington (CSW) senior’s...

Beau Biden’s Legacy Continues in Scholarships Awarded to Student Leaders

To many, Beau Biden was a man who embodied selflessness, service and inspired a foundation dedicated to protecting children. In the past four years since his death, students have been awarded college scholarships in reward for exemplifying  “the virtues of...

DMA Student Brings Holiday Hope to Her Southbridge Neighborhood

For some families in Wilmington’s Southbridge neighborhood -- an economically disadvantaged community -- the costs that come with Christmas can be difficult. But 16-year-old Jacqueline Means, who lives in Southbridge and attends the Delaware Military Academy, sees Christmas as an...

UD Grad Tragically Murdered in Tajikistan Remembered as Global Citizen

Life is short, the world is big, and youth and good health are fleeting. University of Delaware alumnus Jay Austin knew this better than most. At 29, he had already bicycled through Iceland, toured Europe by rail and driven his...

Tower Hill School Begins Celebration of 100 Years

The first day of school is always a day of anticipation, excitement and celebration, but at Wilmington’s Tower Hill School this week students were met with a special greeting. The entire student body – from “Tower Tots” to Seniors –...

UD Summer Entrepreneur Program Sizzles with Hot Ideas

This summer was anything but sleepy for a select group of University of Delaware students, who stayed put in Newark to brainstorm brilliant new business ideas they hope to make a reality before they even graduate. One of those ideas,...

UD, Mount Cuba Astronomers Benefit from New Global Collaboration

The sky for Delaware astronomers just got a lot darker and a lot wider. No astrophysical wonder caused this new status and no one has gone around turning off street lights and flood lights in the region. But a new partnership...

Driving a Culture of Innovation in Delaware

Innovation is more than just creating a new product, program or device. It’s a mindset that challenges conventional thinking. It’s an environment that celebrates fresh perspectives and transformative thinking. True innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum, but by taking...

Delaware Technical School Students Shine at National Conference

Delaware high school students training in critical technical skills including architectural drafting, automotive service technology, aviation maintenance technology, carpentry, computer programming, cosmetology, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration were recently recognized for excellence at a conference in Louisville, Kentucky. A...

Padua Students Celebrate Winning Year in Cyber Studies

Cyber experts come in all shapes and sizes…some donning the Catholic schoolgirl’s traditional plaid skirts. The young women of Padua Academy had a banner tech year in 2017-2018, taking home their fifth state title in the CyberPatriots competition, several...
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Take whatever vaccine you are offered, state health officials emphasize

The state will offer single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine at weekend events for older people in Seaford and Delaware City

Wilmington Christian girls move on in tourney by beating Sussex Tech, 57-47

The Warriors will play third seed Sanford in the second round of the tournament Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

They’re baaaackkkkkk. Cicada onslaught is on its way this spring

The cumbersome bugs rarely do much damage, but there will be millions of them per acre.
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