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Good morning  Sussex Countian

Today is Saturday, April 6, 2019, the 96th day of the year. Today's weather: Clouds early then sunny with a high of 65. Low 47. From our calendar. Dover High ...

Shaw completes basic training  Dover Post

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Kenneth K. Shaw graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Shaw is the son of ...

Commentary: Voting for Capital School District referendum is crucial for growth  Delaware State News

On Tuesday, April 9 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., residents living within Capital School District will have the opportunity to help improve education for our future.

Dover High School grad Burrell gets starring role with ‘Madea’  Delaware State News

Dover High School graduate and former Delaware State University student Courtney Burrell, right, stars with K.J. Jones in Tyler Perry's “A Madea Family Funeral ...

Gold Alert issued for missing Dover teen - 47abc  WMDT

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police have issued a Gold Alert for a missing 16-year-old Dover girl. Police say Victoria Renda was reported missing on Friday afternoon, ...

Dover High School to host Strings Chamber Music Festival  Dover Post

The Academy of Arts at Dover High School will present the 2018 Strings Chamber Music Festival on Nov. 16-17 at Dover High School, 1 Dover High Drive.

'Critical' crunch for space: Capital will ask neighbors to help fund 2 new middle schools  The News Journal

A referendum is asking residents to help the Capital School District build two middle schools at a cost of $113 million due to a 'critical' facility crunch.

Dover High School to hold graduation June 6 - News  Dover Post

Dover High School graduation will be held at 6 p.m. June 6 at the school, 1 Dover High Drive. Capital School District would like to get the word out about the ...

Capital school referendum is April 9  Dover Post

The referendum seeks tax increases for new school construction, renovations and to cover operating costs. Voters in the Capital School District will go to the ...

St. Georges Tech defeats CR in boys basketball quarterfinal  Dover Post

The Hawks are headed to the final four March 7 after a 58-41 victory this afternoon at Dover High School.

‘The Nutcracker’ to warm holiday hearts in Dover  Delaware State News

In the Ballet Theatre of Dover production of “The Nutcracker,” Phoenix Riehl portrays Clara, who falls in love with a magical doll who turns into a handsome ...

Dover girls basketball team defeats Smyrna  Dover Post

Senators improve to 5-5 with 37-27 road victory Friday. See a video and photos from the game in this story.

Dover moves onto first state title game since '10; beats Caravel in state semis - 47abc  WMDT

NEWARK, Del.- It takes a special team to go scoreless for nearly 10 minutes, yet still win a state semi-final game by double-digits. Rare it happens, but in the end ...

Delaware football official receives death threat after controversial call  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Delaware-based football official received a death threat following a debated call in a game between Dover (Del.) High School and Smyrna (Del.) High School.

Capital School District to host Super Senator Day  Dover Post

Capital School District's third annual Super Senator Day is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6 at Dover High School, 1 Dover High Drive. School and community ...

Dover man stars in final Madea film  Middletown Transcript

Skeptics told Courtney Burrell it wasn't wise for him to leave Delaware State University for a career in Hollywood, especially since he was one class shy of ...

A Dover native is essential to the LA Rams  Dover Post

Reggie Scott has been working in the NFL since 2002. Since 2011 Scott has been the head of athletic training and sports medicine for the Los Angeles Rams.

2019 Delaware high school football: 124 players to watch  The News Journal

A super early look at the 2019 players to watch in Delaware high school football.

Capital School District Plans to Construct Two New Middle Schools  WBOC TV 16

DOVER, Del.- The Capital School District plans to construct two new middle schools and has received initial approval from the state two begin pursuing that plan ...

DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star Football rosters released  Dover Post

The DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game Committee is pleased to announce the players selected for the 64th Annual DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star Football ...

Delaware Farm Bureau announces essay contest winners  Dover Post

Jessica Cunningham, a seventh-grader at Smyrna Middle School, and Olivia Matthews, a 10th-grader at Dover High School, won first place prizes and $300 ...

Update: Delaware School Early Dismissals Friday 2-1-19  First State Update

This list is updated as the information becomes available. Check back shortly. CAESAR RODNEY SCHOOL DISTRICT Due to inclement weather all Caesar ...

Three Delaware schools receive National Blue Ribbon honors

Three Delaware schools are among the schools that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized today as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018.

Teacher Suspended as NH School Investigates Video of Students Singing KKK Jingle  NBC10 Boston

A teacher in Dover, New Hampshire has been suspended after a video began circulating online showing students singing a song set to "Jingle Bells" with lyrics ...

Court date set for ex-Dover tennis instructor accused of improper relationship in 1989  Delaware State News

DOVER — The jury trial of a 73-year-old Dover man accused of unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl he mentored in tennis nearly 30 years ago is set for Dec.

Blunt Rochester nominates 26 students to service aademies - News  Dover Post

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester announced Jan. 8 that she nominated 26 Delaware students for admission to military academies for the class of 2023. Each year ...

'Boundless: A Musical Journey' set for Oct. 19 - News  Dover Post

Boundless: A Musical Journey,” a theatrical production performed by Delawareans with disabilities, is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 19 and noon and 5 p.m. Oct. 20 at the ...

Delaware All-State high school football teams and Players of the Year named  The News Journal

The Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association releases its All-State high school football team.

Dr. Reba Hollingsworth to be inducted into Hall of Fame  Dover Post

One of the four newest members of the Delaware Women's Hall of Fame.

Dover students set song to teach about KKK to Jingle Bells triggering outrage online, teacher suspended  The Union Leader

DOVER — Officials at the Dover School District confirmed Tuesday that a history teacher who allowed 11th-grade students to present a racially insensitive song ...

Delaware State Police holds law enforcement graduation  Dover Post

The Delaware State Police held graduation ceremonies for the 92nd Delaware State Police and 87th Municipal Recruit Class on Feb. 14 at Dover High School.

Capital School District honors 2019 Teachers of the Year  Dover Post

Capital School District's 2019 Teachers of the Year from each school were recognized and honored during a May 7 banquet at the Duncan Center in Dover.

Peace runs for three TDs as Dover overcomes Woodbridge  The News Journal

DOVER – Javon Peace rushed for 271 yards and three touchdowns as Dover erased a 14-point deficit in the second half and roared past Woodbridge 35-21 on ...

Unified Basketball becomes Delaware's 4th Special Olympics high school championship sport  WDEL 1150AM

The Dover High School Gymnasium had all the familiar trappings of a winter evening Wednesday.


DOVER, DE – Who would have thought that a march of advocates from Philadelphia to DC would end up choreographed into a theatrical production? In 2003 ...

Five things in Kent County to look forward to in 2019  The News Journal

A look at 5 big things that will happen in Kent County and Dover in 2019.

Capital to hire three armed constables for Dover High School  Delaware State News

DOVER — Hiring three armed constables for Dover High School next year is worth the added cost, school district staff and board members said Wednesday.

Dover High School Alumni Association awards 5 scholarships  Dover Post

The Dover High School Alumni Association presented scholarships to five seniors at the June 5 Dover High School Senior Awards Ceremony. Recipients of the ...

Delaware students join National Walkout to protest gun violence  Delaware State News

DOVER — Students streamed from Dover High School on Wednesday morning, enduring whipping winds and a 30-degree temperature without complaint.

Del Tech cross-country teams kick off 2018 season on Sept. 1  Dover Post

The Delaware Technical Community College men's and women's cross-country teams will look to build upon the successful 2017 season when the 2018 season ...

Christiansen files for re-election as Dover mayor  Delaware State News

DOVER — The past four years have given Dover Mayor Robin R. Christiansen a chance to work hand in hand on the city's most pressing issues alongside ...

Dover Capital City Rotary honors Kent County citizens  Dover Post

Dover Capital City Rotary Club honored several Kent County citizens during its weekly luncheon meeting Nov. 29 at Maple Dale Country Club, Dover.

Three charged in rash of Hartly/Marydel area burglaries  Dover Post

The Delaware State Police have announced the arrest of three suspects in connection with a spree of thefts from motor vehicles in the Hartly and Marydel areas.

Kent County Youth Philanthropy Board presents $10K in grants  Sussex Countian

The Kent County Youth Philanthropy Board of the Delaware Community Foundation awarded $10000 to four Kent County nonprofit organizations at a grants ...

Slam Dunk to the Beach: Who's playing from Delaware?  Delmarva Daily Times

The Slam Dunk to the Beach announced its lineup for the 2018 annual event, including four teams from Delaware.

VIDEO: Lenny Knight, former Dover High School Band Director, dies  WDEL 1150AM

Lenny Knight, who helped lead the Dover High School Marching Band for 15 years, passed away Tuesday evening.

Hodgson student wins state Poetry Out Loud contest  Sussex Countian

Chelsea Anokye-Agyei won the state title in Smyrna with finalists from Sanford, Ursuline, Wilmington Christian, Newark Charter, Mount Sophia, Red Lion ...

Razor Steel Robotics Team 12880 visits Dover Capital City Rotary  Dover Post

A seven-member Razor Steel Robotics Team that included five students and two mentors, addressed Dover Capital City Rotary at their luncheon meeting on ...

UPDATE: Late night crash kills Hartly motorcyclist  Dover Post

UPDATE: The operator of the motorcycle has been identified as Davon T. Johnson, 27, of Hartly, DSP spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said Friday afternoon, Nov.

Green Tidal Wave: Dover crushes Merrimack, 8-1, to reach D-II final  Foster's Daily Democrat

CONCORD — Through diet and exercise Aiden McDonough dropped 60 pounds last summer in an effort to get faster and more mobile on his skates, and it ...

Photos: GALLERY: State track & field championships  Middletown Transcript

The DIAA Track & Field Championships finished at almost 11 p.m. Tuesday night at Dover High, after delays because of lightning. In the boys competition, Dover ...

Dover High School announces the Honor Roll for the First Quarter, 2016-2017  Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER — Dover High School is pleased to recognize the following students who qualified for the Honor Roll during Quarter One, 2016-2017High HonorsGrade ...

Delaware high school football roundup, Week 5: Middletown blanks Appo in rivalry game  The News Journal

Brad Myers looks at Week 5 in Delaware high school football.

Delaware high school football top performances: Week 5  The News Journal

Top performances from Week 5 in Delaware high school football.

Delaware holiday arts: Nutcrackers, Messiahs, Christmas plays and music, music, music  The News Journal

Standout events will be Delaware Theatre Company's "A Sign of the Times" with Broadway star Chilinia Kennedy; Eleone's dancers of color perform the Nativity.

Dover High Class of 1962 celebrates 55th reunion  Dover Post

The Dover High School Class of 1962 recently celebrated its 55th reunion with dinner and Rod and Lola Accetta's home July 14, dinner at the Modern Maturity ...

Civics 101: One cannot be both ignorant and free  Dover Post

Constitution Day is Monday, Sept. 17. What do you know about this vital document? Take our civics quiz at In an 1816 letter, ...

Fight between players interrupts Hodgson-Howard football game  The News Journal

A fight between players from both teams delayed the Hodgson vs. Howard high school football game for 13 minutes on Saturday.

Delaware high school football preview: Smyrna still team to beat in Henlopen North  The News Journal

The Henlopen North may be the state's toughest football conference this season, but three-time DIAA Division I champ Smyrna is still at the top.

Jack Richter, former Dover mayor, fondly remembered by friends  Delaware State News

DOVER — John “Jack” E. Richter served as a mayor of Dover, but when it came to the impact he left on his hometown his reach went much further than just ...

Painting the town: Local artists add color to Dover’s traffic boxes  Delaware State News

An Wong and Lily Turner with Dover Central Middle School art class paint a traffic signal box on State and Division Streets on Tuesday. Delaware State ...

Demolition Begins For Old Dover High School - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -  WBOC TV 16

DOVER, Del.- The end is finally here for the old Dover High School. For months Capital School District has been preparing for the 49-year-old building to be ...

Myers: Final ranking of Delaware's Top 75 football players almost as tough as playing the game  The News Journal

The News Journal releases its final Top 75 high school football player rankings for the 2018 season.

New coach, new outlook for Dover soccer  Delaware State News

DOVER — After three straight losing seasons, the players on Dover High's boys' soccer team understand that no one sees them as a contender. But that's fine ...

History class gone wrong: High schoolers caught chanting KKK jingle, assignment sparks probe  RT

A light-hearted history assignment at a US high school ended up with two students singing a racist KKK version of Jingle Bells in front of the class. A teacher has ...

Meet the Delaware actor who plays Captain Hook in 'Finding Neverland' Broadway tour  The News Journal

Move over, Peter Pan. In Wilmington, you gotta make room for hometown boy Captain Hook to shine. Conor McGiffin of Dover will be buckling all the swashes as ...

Dover boys win Division I track championship  Dover Post

The Senators compiled 121 team points to capture the crown Saturday, ahead of second-place Salesianum with 90 and third-place Caesar Rodney with 83.5 out ...

Legendary Dover High band director Lenny Knight dies  Dover Post

Lenny Knight is being remembered as many things -- conductor, performer, mentor and friend. But he's primarily thought of as a man whose love of music and ...

‘Junie B. Jones’ goes by the book at Dover High School  Delaware State News

Dover High School senior Ave Burleigh, as title character Junie B. Jones, in the school's stage adaption of the popular children's book series. The show will be ...

Delaware high school homecoming photos 2018: the students, the fashion  The News Journal

It's homecoming time in Delaware, and The News Journal will be featuring photos of the students and their fashion choices in the coming weeks as each high ...

Media Alert: 2019 Poetry Out Loud State Finals - Tuesday, Feb. 26

MEDIA ADVISORY February 22, 2019. WHAT: Twelve Delaware high school students will participate in the state finals for Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation ...

Blue Hawk Heaven: Exeter girls capture third D-I title in 4 years  Foster's Daily Democrat

DURHAM — One team. Two straight championships. Three championships in four years. Four state championships apiece for Hannah Lord and Mackenzie ...

Top 75 players in Delaware high school football  The News Journal

Back in August, we released The News Journal's first ranking of the Top 75 players in Delaware high school football. But that was during the preseason. A lot of ...

Del-One at Caesar Rodney High School  Milford LIVE

Caesar Rodney High School student tellers receive real life work experience at the Del-One Federal Credit Union branch located within the cafeteria of the ...

William Henry’s path from inception to integration  Dover Post

A brief look at the history of William Henry Middle School.

Diabetes doesn't stop Dover High cross-country runner  The News Journal

Dover High School senior Emily Cook runs, plays field hockey and plays the flute while managing a chronic condition.

Simonetti works on turning around Dover football  USA TODAY High School Sports

Coach comes from North Jersey to guide Senators through difficult Henlopen North schedule.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane … It’s Super Senator Day!  Delaware State News

DOVER — With the wide scope of activities that Sylvia Henderson and her committee have planned for Saturday's Super Senator Day, she is sure the inaugural ...

Man with AR-15 killed by police was Dover High School football all-star, loved by neighbors  York Daily Record

"I can't right now conceive of Isaiah being deserving of being killed by the police if somebody can deserve that."

2019 DFRC Blue-Gold Football Rosters Announced | The Latest from WDEL News  WDEL 1150AM

2018 Delaware Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year Drew Fry and Brock Keeler will both play in the 2019 DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game to be ...

Education First | Last Monday of the Month: A look into December of 2018  WDEL 1150AM

The temperature is dropping and we've crossed the threshold from people who decorate for Christmas too early to it being perfectly acceptable.

8-man football? 70 years ago, Dover played 6-man football  Poughkeepsie Journal

As Section 9's eight-man football league begins, lifelong Dover resident Roger Callahan shares his memories of local six-man football in the 1950s.

Levy Court hosts Youth in Government Day  Delaware State News

DOVER — Getting up on Thursday morning, the young men and women participating in the Delaware American Legions Boy's and Girl's State program probably ...

Richard Allen Coalition Gala puts focus on ‘a proud legacy, a promising future’  Delaware State News

GEORGETOWN — Major fundraising aimed at restoring, preserving and functionalizing a pivotal piece of Georgetown's history takes center-stage Saturday, Feb ...

Dover Doins: MacNeils guts and gumption inspires and teaches us all  Foster's Daily Democrat

Last week Mike Romps described a move from teaching second grade to kindergarten, and how it had given him a new lease on life. This week we meet a ...

Dover High School seeks former classmates

Finding long-lost classmates for a high school reunion can be like looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack. Despite using social media and friendships to ...

Capital District bring food to needy students  The News Journal

More than 85 percent of students in Capital School District qualify for free breakfast and lunch. And almost all of them take advantage of the federal program.

Blue Hens sign 13 in early football signing period  WDEL 1150AM

Delaware football coach Danny Rocco announced the signing of 13 graduating high school seniors to national letters of intent to attend the University of ...

MCA Welcomes Assistant Principal  Milford LIVE

by Terry Rogers. Although she is new to her position as the Assistant Principal at Milford Central Academy, Judith Bruns is not new to Milford School District.

Prep notes: N.J. assistant takes over Dover football  The News Journal

As an outsider with no head coaching experience, Rudy Simonetti initially faced long odds in his bid to become Dover High School's new football coach.

Residents look for answers to gang activity in the city, schools  Dover Post

In some respect, gangs are like cockroaches. They tend to scatter when exposed to the light. Dover City Councilman Roy Sudler Jr. attempted to shine some of ...

20 Delaware students to compete in Poetry Out Loud state competition  Smyrna Clayton Sun Times

Twenty students will compete in the Delaware Division of the Arts' annual Poetry Out Loud state competition, beginning with a semifinal competition at 7 p.m. ...

St. Anne’s Episcopal School graduates class of 2018  Middletown Transcript

Twenty-nine students recently graduated in the class of 2018 at St. Anne's Episcopal School. Graduates included Emma Applegate, Jacob Austin, Caroline ...

Fight at A.I. du Pont-Christiana football game results in multiple suspensions  The News Journal

Multiple players from both teams have been suspended, but the fate of last Saturday's A.I. du Pont-Christiana football game remains unresolved. A.I. du Pont was ...

Woman sentenced in Somersworth hit and run  Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER — A woman accused of fatally hitting a Somersworth artist while driving her car and then fleeing was sentenced to a year in county jail. Lisa Devore, 33 ...

Bullying in Delaware’s schools: A report  Delaware State News

Everyone has a concept of bullying, but definitions may vary. Here's how the Delaware Department of Education defines it: Bullying is any intentional written, ...

Jamison, Victor  Winston-Salem Journal

RALEIGH July 12, 1932 - November 8, 2018 Mr. Victor Jamison Jr., 86, passed away on November 8, 2018 in Raleigh, NC. Vic was born on July 12, 1932 in.

Dover hires N.J.’s Simonetti as football coach  Delaware State News

DOVER — Rudy Simonetti doesn't know everything about Dover High football, of course. The high school football coach has spent all his life in northern New ...

YAIAA football Week 5 results, Sept. 21  York Daily Record

Here are the scores, standings and box scores from Week 5 high school football games featuring teams from the York Adams Interscholastic Athletic Association.

Middletown QB Drew Fry on target as Offensive Player of the Year  The News Journal

After going against Drew Fry five times in three years, Salesianum football coach Bill DiNardo knows what sets the Middletown quarterback apart. “At the high ...

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