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Giving Tuesday offers needed boost to Delaware nonprofits

Dec. 04, 2021 10:43 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Nonprofit organizations throughout Delaware have been hit hard by rising prices on their necessary items, such as gas for Meals on Wheels’ vehicles or Habitat for Humanity’s construction materials. That’s why Sheila Bravo, the president and...

University loses 'do-over' bid in COVID restrictions lawsuit

Dec. 03, 2021 18:34 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday rejected a request by the University of Delaware to allow the state Supreme Court to weigh in on a lawsuit over coronavirus restrictions imposed by school officials last year. The judge ruled in August...

Nelson Jr. carries Delaware past Delaware St. 59-48

Dec. 02, 2021 22:02 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jameer Nelson Jr. registered 16 points and five steals as Delaware beat Delaware State 59-48 on Thursday night. Ryan Allen had 14 points for Delaware (6-3). Myles Carter had 17 points for the Hornets (2-5). Corey Perkins added 10...

Cleric lawsuits seek to limit governor's emergency powers

Dec. 01, 2021 17:36 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Two Delaware pastors are asking a court to issue a permanent injunction prohibiting Democratic Gov. John Carney and his successors from exercising emergency powers that would restrict religious gatherings and practices. In separate Chancery Court...

Kids allowed to visit inmates again after pandemic pause

Dec. 01, 2021 12:40 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Children can now visit inmates at Delaware correctional facilities for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, correction officials said. The Delaware Department of Correction announced in a news release Tuesday that in-person visits at...

2 tribes are buying back parcels of their ancestral homeland

Nov. 28, 2021 12:54 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Two Native American tribes in Delaware are buying back land that had been part of their ancestral homelands. The Washington Post reported Sunday that the Nanticoke Indian tribe acquired 30 acres in Millsboro this fall. The Lenape Indian tribe is...

Public schools report less than 300 in-person COVID cases

Nov. 27, 2021 11:27 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's K-12 public schools are continuing to report less than 300 COVID-19 cases that are deemed as being in-person and contagious. The Delaware State News reported this week that the numbers remained under the 300 mark for the fifth consecutive...

Seniors enjoy good cheer at Thanksgiving feast in Georgetown

Nov. 27, 2021 09:06 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — There was plenty to be thankful for Tuesday at CHEER’s Warren L. & Charles C. Allen Community Center. More than 200 members of senior centers across Sussex County gathered for CHEER’s annual Holiday Feast — its first large-scale indoor...

Delaware state parks, zoo free on Friday

Nov. 26, 2021 08:50 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Visitors can enjoy Delaware’s state parks and the Brandywine Zoo for free on Friday. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control said it is waiving state park and zoo entry fees, something it has done annually on Black Friday...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 23, 2021 23:58 PM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Akr. Hoban 78, Canfield S. Range 27 Amherst Steele 64, Elyria 25 Anna 35, W. Liberty-Salem 30 Antwerp 39, Holgate 24 Apple Creek Waynedale 47, Creston Norwayne 30 ...