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Monday, March 8, 2021

TSD Q&A

Q&A: Wilmington Student Takes Run at Jeopardy Crown

  Sanford School junior Lily Allingham is a talented young woman. She sings, she dances, she is whip smart. It turns out the Wilmington native is also quite a history buff too – and an expert on pop culture, politics,...

Exclusive: Real Estate Leader Greg Pettinaro on Vision for Barley Mill Plaza and More

The Pettinaro Company is of Delaware’s most successful and dynamic real estate organizations, with extensive commercial and residential holdings across the state. The family company has been a force behind the development of the Wilmington waterfront, controls nearly every...

Local Chef who Whipped Bobby Flay is Confident, Humble

Chef Robbie Jester has been a very busy man since July 15th, 2016, when he "Beat Bobby Flay" in front of a national audience on the Food Network. He juggles multiple requests for radio and TV interviews, and brides...

Striving to be Your Best ~ Andrea Valentine on Character-driven Leadership

The Strive: How You Lead Matters virtual 5K uses the term "run" loosely. In fact, Strive Fall Festival Virtual 5K participants can walk, bike or swim to complete the race! Teens and adults from Delaware to New Mexico have registered to participate...

Delaware College Student Awed by Mother Teresa Canonization

When Tower Hill graduate Amanda Wakefield made the decision to study in Rome this semester, she planned to do what most college co-eds do — see the sights, enjoy the pizzarias — and of course, visit the Vatican.  And that’s just...

Nick Kyrgios: Tennis’ Next Great Underachiever?

Nick Kyrgios to tennis: I'm just not that into you. That's the sentiment you can't help but take away from Wilmington-based writer Michael Steinberger's latest piece, a cover story in this Sunday's New York Times Magazine. In "The Electric, Infuriating Nick...

TSD Q&A: Author JE Fishman’s latest, The Prisoner of Hell Gate, a Feverish Effort in Terror

TSD has featured the work of intrepid local author JE Fishman in the past, but you won’t find his latest historical horror novel The Prisoner of Hell Gate, under his given name. Fishman’s newest offering – which he’ll be...

TSD Q&A: Nicole Poore on Creating the Pathway to Jobs for Delaware Grads

Balancing tasks and keeping focused. These qualities are key to the success of both State Senator Nicole Poore and the statewide organization she leads, Jobs for Delaware Graduates (JDG). The nonprofit's ambitious mission is to “enable students to achieve...

Olympic Tennis Star Gigi Fernandez Coming to Delaware to Support Youth Tennis

If we told you that someone won the world's major tennis tournaments – the Australian, the French, the US Open and Wimbledon – 17 times, could you name her? Doubles specialist Gigi Fernandez did all that along with two Olympic...

Q&A: Author Kathy Canavan on “Lincoln’s Final Hours”

In “Lincoln’s Final Hours,” Wilmingtonian Kathy Canavan climbs one of the highest historical peaks: through extensive research, plenty of moxie and a little bit of timing and luck, she has produced an entirely new and unique perspective about one...
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State to ramp up vaccines for teachers, has given 253,535 doses of vaccine

253,535 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered as of Friday, the state said.

Schools hope summer programs, support will avoid students being held back

  Droves of students will not be held back because of interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Delaware educators say. Instead, schools will bear down on...

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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