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St. Helena’s cancels its long-running carnival

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

The springtime carnival at St. Helena‚Äôs Church, a tradition in North Wilmington that dates back at least to the 1960s, has been canceled. The parish council made the decision ‚Äúwith great reluctance and sorrow,‚ÄĚ said Monsignor Stanley Russell, who has served the Bellefonte Catholic church since 1994. The carnival was damaged by unfounded reports of trouble one night in 2022, …

St. Anthony's Italian Festival. (File photo)

Another St. Anthony’s Festival, another debate on parking

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

  St. Anthony‚Äôs Italian Festival has been drawing the crowds to Wilmington since the 1970s, and it‚Äôs likely that there have been parking issues all along. ‚ÄúSt. Anthony‚Äôs has gone too far for this Festival,‚ÄĚ Christine Ciccone began her post on nextdoor.com. ‚ÄúStarting tomorrow we are not able to park on 8th & N. Scott St. for 2 weeks due …