A large chunk of Delaware's population are expected to travel upwards of 50 miles for Christmas this year.

Guide to Christmas 2023 in Delaware

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Culture

If you’re hitting the road for Christmas, you’re not alone. Nearly a third of the state’s population is expected to ​​travel 50 miles or more by car for the year-end holidays.  Here’s what to know about Christmas in the First State a week away from the holiday: Travel The 330,000 Delawareans traveling is an increase of 2.6% over last year, …

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TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – September 21, 2023

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: NCCo gets volumes of ideas for new Newark library UD FinTech Hub welcomes new Discover Bank fund for Delaware With record road deaths, state seeks safety ideas from public Here are nominees for Delaware’s 2024 Teacher of the Year The Corner Scoop – Week 2 field hockey Top 10 rankings Click on the image below …

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Tale of twin chests among stories in historic Odessa book

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

  The discovery came via a telephone call. On the other end of the call, an antiques collector told Deborah Buckson, executive director of the Historic Odessa Foundation, that he’d just bought at auction a chest that had a label on the back that said Corbit-Sharp House. That’s one of the foundation’s core historic home from Delaware’s Colonial days. “Do …

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Odessa holiday tradition returns as foundation beats endowment goal early

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

A display telling the story of “Little Women” lights up Odessa’s Wilson-Warner House this Christmas season.   The Historic Odessa Foundation has two things to celebrate this holiday season. First, Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” will be the basis for the return of the historic houses’ Christmas tradition of recreating scenes from classic literature to celebrate the season. Second, but …

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Santa brings back many beloved area Christmas traditions

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Longwood Gardens’ 2021 Christmas display focuses on a Fire and Ice theme. Photo by Becca Mathias   Christmas tours and displays that were curtailed or eliminated by the pandemic last year are back in more of the holiday spirit this year. Some features are still on hold, and masking and social distancing may limit attendance and activities.  (Edwards Christmas Village, …