Rep. Mike Smith, R-Pike Creek, took part in the run. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

Saint Mark’s honors Veterans Day with 20k challenge

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

Veterans, students, community members — and even Miss Global USA —  jogged 20 kilometers around the Saint Mark’s High School gymnasium Friday to honor Veterans Day. Danielle Alura, Miss Global USA 2023, kicked off the marathon with a performance of “Amazing Grace.” “I’m here because, number one, I’m American,” Alura said. “I have plenty of family members who have served …

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Milford man’s WWII service took him around world, into D-Day invasion

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Tom Maloney and his commanding officer were the first off their landing craft at Utah Beach during the 1944 D-Day invasion of Normandy. They dropped into 10 feet of water. Both were forced to ditch their packs and guns to reach the surface again. Able to climb back on the transport, Maloney’s enraged captain grabbed a gun off one of …

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St. Mark’s to honor fallen student, Veterans with 20K challenge

Charles Megginson Education, Headlines

Michaela McGowan, Cpl. Stephen McGowan’s sister, with her son Stephen and St. Marks President Tom Fertal   St. Mark’s High School in Wilmington will host its inaugural Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan 20K Challenge on Veterans Day to raise money for children of active-duty military and veterans who attend the school.  The event is open to the public and will be …