Winterthur Artisan Market

Winterthur brings back its Artisan Market July 16-17

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  Winterthur’s Artisan Market will return July 16-17 with more than 100 vendors scattered in five locations around the grounds. Guests can walk to them or ride a trolley along the garden pathway to quicker access, with entertainment giving the event more of an old-fashioned festival feel. Last year’s inaugural event was a raging success, partly because the 5,000-plus attendees …

From left, Emily McCullough, Carrie Waegale, Zoe Peters at this year's HOSA-Future Health Professionals International Leadership Conference, where 15 Delaware students finished in the top 10 in various competitions.

Delaware students make several Top 10 lists at healthcare conference

Jarek Rutz Delaware Live, Education, Headlines

Several First State students finished in the top 10 of events at the 45th annual HOSA Future Health Professionals International Leadership Conference in Nashville. The gathering of 10,500 students and advisors from across the world included more than 150 Delawareans competing in events such as ​​medical reading, epidemiology, sports medicine, community awareness, dental terminology and health education.  15 Delaware students …

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$200,000 drive to pressure Carney to appoint Black judge

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

A nonprofit formed in the bitter aftermath of a Delaware court decision is launching a $200,000-plus campaign to push Gov. John Carney to appoint a Black judge to Delaware Supreme Court. Citizens for Judicial Fairness — unless recently known as Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware — wants Carney to name a Black judge to replace Supreme Court Justice Tamika Montgomery-Reeves. …

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Food Bank CANgineering sparks community creativity

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

A green and pink daisy created by Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority in its traditional colors was named Best in Show among the 25 entries in the 2022 Food Bank of Delaware‘s CANgineering competition. The contest is a food drive disguised as a structure building competition that gives entrants multiple ways to win while this year bringing in 17,000 pounds of …

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Delaware state parks offer after-dark fun

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

Delaware state parks are typically open 8 a.m. to sunset, but they also host interesting evening events. Three types of nighttime events – lantern tours, full-moon hikes and hikes looking for nocturnal creatures – occur at several of the state’s 17 parks. A fourth – to marvel at the beauty of the Indian River Inlet Bridge – is a specialty …

STATE AUDITOR KATHLEEN MCGUINESS (LEFT) AND HER ATTORNEY, STEVE WOOD, ENTER THE KENT COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN DOVER ON JUNE 24, 2022. (CHARLIE MEGGINSON/DELAWARE LIVE)

Calls mount for McGuiness to resign, be impeached

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

  Calls continued to mount Tuesday for Delaware’s auditor, who was convicted Friday of three misdemeanors, including official misconduct, to leave her office by resigning or being impeached. Kathleen McGuiness said after the trial that she planned to stay in the job and run for re-election this year. Gov. John Carney on Friday said McGuiness needs to resign, but that …

Eight Delaware students scored top 10 finishes in 10 different competitions at the 2022 National STEM Conference in Dallas.

10 for 10: Delaware students shine at national STEM conference

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Delaware Live, Education

Eight different Delaware students finished in the top 10 of 10 different competitions at this year’s national STEM conference in Dallas. Overall, 103 Delaware students competed in the event, which focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The events included computer-aided design, dragster design, leadership strategies, manufacturing prototype, on-demand video, promotional graphics, structural engineering, system control technology, video game design, …

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Delaware bans 37 invasive plants (with more to come)

Ken Mammarella Culture, Government, Headlines

Delaware has banned 37 invasive plants, and the number will grow. The hit list in a law that became effective July 1 includes plants often sold to homeowners or shared among gardeners and weeds that just seem to be all around that no one today likes. They are: (1) Multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora). (2) Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica). (3) Oriental …

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Georgetown’s win forces “if game” in District 3 Seniors

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown- The Georgetown Senior League All Star team started out tournament play suffering a 12-10 loss to Lower Sussex in the opening game of the 2022 District 3 tournament. After a night off, Georgetown has won four games on four consecutive nights to put them into the championship game. Georgetown defeated unbeaten Cape 6-3 on Friday night to force the …

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Water firm invites customers to buy coverage on e-devices

Ken Mammarella Business, Headlines

The company that provides water to about 100,000 people in New Castle County is known for regularly sending out snail-mail letters advocating that customers buy some financial coverage for their sewer lines in case they break. It now is suggesting something similar for electronic devices. “Veolia believes in bringing our customers the best in service and value,” it explains in …