train A study starts in 2024 to resume passenger rail service from Wilmington (shown in this photo) or Newark to downstate Delaware. (David Wilson photo from Wikimedia Commons)

DelDOT to study restoring passenger rail service downstate

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

A Delaware Department of Transportation unit has received a federal grant of up to $500,000 to study bringing back passenger rail service to the Delmarva Peninsula. ‚ÄúThe Diamond State Line will provide rail service south from Wilmington or Newark through Dover to Harrington, and then continue southbound along one of two potential routes, based on the presence of existing railroad …

Brian standing by the pool in which he competed with his medal photo courtesy of Christine and Manny Perry

Frederica’s Brian Perry defies odds, becomes an Olympian¬†

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Back in June Brian Perry of Frederica got the call of a lifetime. The Special Olympics informed him that he would be representing the USA in the World Games in Berlin, Germany, this summer.¬† ‚ÄúWe were shocked but also thrilled,” said his parents, Christine and Manny Perry. “It took us months to absorb that we were all going to Berlin.¬† …