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Delaware Live wins 10 Delaware Press Association awards

Staff WriterBusiness, Headlines

Delaware LIVE reporters won 10 awards, including five first place ones, in the 2024 Delaware Press Association 2024 Professional Communications Contest. Editor Betsy Price won three first place awards, including feature story for online publications for “Delaware Wedding: Matt Meyer, Lauren Cooksey marry in Rehoboth;” arts and entertainment coverage for “Winterthur’s Ann Lowe exhibit: History, fashion on parade;” and hobby/crafts …

TSD Review Dec 7

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review ā€“ December 7, 2023

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

This Weekā€™s Top Headlines Include They spend weeks lighting houses for Christmas. Hereā€™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 schoolā€™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 Liveā€™s surprise teams from 2022-23 season

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Wilmington Friends Girls Soccer:Ā  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.Ā  They started the season with a 9-0-1 record with a tie against a good DMA team.Ā  They suffered their first loss against Archmere only to beat Saint Markā€™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 UndefeatedĀ 

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 SanfordĀ 

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 girlsā€™ 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 Wilmingtonā€™s Emmanual Dining Room.Ā  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, itā€™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 …