TSD Review Dec 7

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – December 7, 2023

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include They spend weeks lighting houses for Christmas. Here’s why Hearing on housing, homeless leads to promise of attention Longwood Foundation gives DSU $1.75M to double nursing program Caesar Rodney librarian named support professional of year Caravel runs to school’s first title since 2012 Click on the image below to view the PDF Sonja Frey

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Community composting facility starting in Brandywine Hundred

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Plastic Free Delaware, a group that formed a decade ago to get rid of environmentally unfriendly single-use bags, is now tackling something that forms a quarter of municipal waste: Food scraps. It is creating its first community composting facility in Talley Day Park, behind the Brandywine Hundred Library, and prominently located right across a parking area from the playground. The …

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Delaware Live’s surprise teams from 2022-23 season

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Wilmington Friends Girls Soccer:  The Quakers girls soccer team was a very young team this season and they showed that the future would be bright in Division 2 girls soccer.  They started the season with a 9-0-1 record with a tie against a good DMA team.  They suffered their first loss against Archmere only to beat Saint Mark’s in their …

Wimington Friends quarterback Robby Tattersall Jr runs the ball during their victory over Saint Marks in the DIAA 2A Semi final photo by Nick Halliday 1

Friends rely on Tattersall for trip to finals

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

As I walked on the field before the game, I nearly slipped and fell several times. I knew then the rain-drenched conditions at the “graveyard” would play a pivotal role in the semifinal between Wilmington Friends and St. Mark’s. Any advantage the home team Spartans might have had with their “speedy” running backs was neutralized. T-J Martin carried the ball …

Wilmington Friends quarterback Rob Tattersall throws a pass photo courtesy of Wilmington Friends

No.1 Quakers send message in Battle of the Undefeated 

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, Sports

It was an early kickoff on friday when the No.1 Wilmington Friends Quakers traveled down the road to Abessinio Stadium to take on fellow undefeated No.2 Howard with a 5:00 kickoff. A matchup that would determine who would be the #1 team heading into Week 7. Senior Quuarterback Robby Tattersall and the Quakers lived up to the #1 ranking they …

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Friends walks off against Sanford 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Nathan Huxtable at bat against Sanford, photo by Nick Halliday Sanford scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning giving them their first lead of the game. Dylan Smallwood got things started leading off the inning with a single. Luke Filliben then reached on an error. After a strikeout by Tyler Goetz. Jack Lazarski reached on a fielder’s …

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Wilmington Friends girls score two goals late to overtake Sanford

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

Thiwara Phouthavongsa Sanford makes a save on a corner kick from Wilmington Friends photo by Joe Singles The Sanford girls’ soccer team visited Wilmington Friends Tuesday afternoon for an Independent conference school match-up between two squads looking to improve on last season’s success. The first 10 minutes of the match, the Quaker midfielders controlled the pace of the game putting …

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A school centered around service: Wilmington Friends feeds the hungry

Charles MegginsonCulture, Education, Headlines

Photo courtesy of Emmanuel Dining Room. Each month, staff, students and faculty at Wilmington Friends School work together to provide hundreds of meals for Wilmington’s Emmanual Dining Room.  Emmanuel Dining Room, a Ministry of Caring program which operates three locations in New Castle County, provides daily meals to the poor, homeless and unemployed. The nonprofit Ministry of Caring relies on …

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For private schools and prospective students, it’s Admission Season

Betsy PriceEducation, Headlines

Padua Academy students lead visitors through Open House tour.   When Gabby Guerke was ready to leave Odyssey Charter School for ninth grade in 2019, she wasn’t sure what she wanted in a high school. “My parents and I just felt like we needed to look everywhere,” she said. “So that’s what we did.” Like hundreds of other eighth graders …

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Friends shuts out Tatnall under the lights

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Wilmington Friends defense held Tatnall scoreless in 35-0 victory. Photo courtesy of Wilmington Friends Wilmington Friends traveled to Tatnall and kept Tatnall scoreless under the Friday night lights. Tatnall football normally plays on Saturdays but for one night a season they rent some lights & have a Friday night game under the lights. On our show Coach Avery McMullin during …