Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Time to trash expired meds and reduce drug overdose deaths

Ken MammarellaHealth, Government, Headlines

With Delaware’s 25th Prescription Drug Take-Back Day coming up Saturday, Oct. 28, the state says it sees signs that discarding expired or unused medication is one arrow in its arsenal to reducing addiction and deaths from drug overdoses. Among other things, the Delaware Division of Public Health pointed to: Delaware has dropped in the ranking of overdose deaths per capita. …

Little League All Stars

Georgetown and Laurel advance in District 3

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Seaford¬†– Georgetown‚Äôs Mason Eikenberry star shined the brightest amongst the rest in the second round of the District 3 major league all star game on Friday night. Eikenberry led Georgetown to a 12-2 win over Nanticoke in the second round of the tournament. He earned the win on the mound in relief allowing two hits, no runs with eight strikeouts …

Fireworks over Rehoboth Beach. (Butch Comedy's photo courtesy of Rehoboth Beach)

Where you can have a blast at fireworks across Delaware

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Most Delaware places known for Fourth of July fireworks and other Independence Day activities have announced their plans. Organizers consistently ask for people to arrive early and leave late, and the Delaware Department of Transportation warns that many events close roads, too. In other words, traffic could be bad. Dusk is about 9:05 p.m. on the Tuesday, the Fourth, but …

Fireworks over Rehoboth Beach (city of Rehoboth)

Your guide to Delaware fireworks, and so Fourth

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

  Most Delaware places known for Fourth of July fireworks and other Independence Day activities have announced their plans. Organizers consistently ask for people to arrive early and leave late, and the Delaware Department of Transportation warns that many events close roads, too. Dusk is about 9:05 p.m. on the Fourth, but fireworks could start as late as 9:30. Here‚Äôs …

fireworks in the sky ((Photo by Jingda Chen on Unsplash)

From Wilmington to Bethany, your fireworks guide

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

(Photo by¬†Jingda Chen¬†on¬†Unsplash) Most Delaware places famous for their Fourth of July fireworks shows have decided the shows will go on. Of course, organizers will follow the latest pandemic guidelines. Wilmington will host fireworks starting 9:15-9:30 on July 4. The best viewing location is in Tubman-Garrett Park and other Riverfront locations, said Tina Betz, director of the Mayor‚Äôs Office of …

(Photo by Marc Schulte from Pexels)

Most plans for Independence Day fireworks go forth

Betsy PriceCulture

(Photo by¬†Marc Schulte¬†from¬†Pexels)     Most Delaware places famous for their Fourth of July fireworks shows have decided the shows will go on. But some related events have been scratched. Of course, organizers will follow pandemic guidelines as they exist on the day of the fireworks. Here‚Äôs the latest. Bethany Beach¬†will takes two days for its celebration. Fireworks will be …

Super saturday softball

Super Saturday softball action features top 10 teams

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

A gusty finish to the Month of April turned into sun-splashed softball diamonds around the state as seven of the top 10 teams were in action Saturday.¬† Top ranked Sussex Central blanked Newark Charter 11-0 behind the pitching of freshman sensation Madge Layfield to improve to 13-1 on the season. Layfield recorded 12 strikeouts in five innings of work, allowed …