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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.

Historically Speaking: Dover names and faces found in U.S. history books  Foster's Daily Democrat

In past articles we've spent some time looking at Dover's buildings and streetscapes — schools, churches, downtown buildings — without a great deal about ...

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.

Dover High School to hold graduation June 6  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 ...

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.

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 ...

'The Nutcracker' to warm holiday hearts in Dover - Delaware State News  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 ...

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 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 ...

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

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

Smyrna's Penn State signee named Delaware Lineman of the Year  The News Journal

Smyrna's dominant Saleem Wormley is the Lineman of the Year in Delaware high school football.

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 ...

'Boundless: A Musical Journey' set for Oct. 19  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 ...

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.


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 ...

Delaware Pathways Grants Will Support New High School Career Programs

Governor Carney announced more than $438000 in federal grants to expand high school career pathway programs. The statewide Delaware Pathways initiative ...

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.

Musical 'Boundless' puts spotlight on disabled - Delaware State News  Delaware State News

Cheryl Hampson, of Claymont, rehearses with the cast of “Boundless.” She plays a lead role in the musical, which opens tonight at Dover High School, and ...

Predictions for last week of Delaware high school football  The News Journal

Brad Myers and Matt Kalin make their predictions for Week 10 of Delaware high school football.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Delaware High School Pathways expand – but coding is still lacking Brooklyn

Delaware school districts will receive almost a half million dollars to expand Pathways. Why no coding programs? Delaware High School Pathways expand ...

Students spruce up downtown with new art project  Dover Post

Students from Dover High and Central Middle School took time Tuesday to decorate DelDOT's traffic control boxes.

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 ...

Weather forecast shuffles Week 8 Delaware high school football schedule  The News Journal

Wet, windy forecast prompts several schedule changes for Week 8 of Delaware high school football.

Academy of the Arts opens at Dover High School  Dover Post

Students interested in a career in dance have a new academy as an option.

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

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.

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, ...

Delaware high school football predictions: Week 3  The News Journal

Brad Myers and Matt Kalin make their predictions for Week 3 of Delaware high school football.

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.

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 ...

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.

High school class laughs as students sing KKK-themed Christmas song  New York Post

A New Hampshire school superintendent is decrying a racially insensitive video of two high school students singing, "KKK, KKK, Let's kill all the blacks," to the ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Union Lodge 7 AF&AM presents scholarships  Dover Post

Union Lodge 7 A.F. and A.M. presented scholarship awards in the amount of $1000 each to selected area high school graduates during a ceremony June 30 ...

From Dover to Honduras  Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER — Jacob Boufford has been a Boy Scout since he was 6 years old and entering the first grade. He is now 15 and is a sophomore at Dover High School.

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 ...

Delaware 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 ...

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.

Levy Court hosts Youth in Government Day - Delaware State News  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 ...

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 ...

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.

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."

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.

Boundless! A Musical Journey

Boundless a musical journey, takes the audience on the trek and combines the recollected stories of Delawareans with disabilities and the sometimes-difficult ...

New coach, new outlook for Dover soccer - Delaware State News  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 ...

An emergency response in Hartly can take 20 minutes. Kent County wants to change that.  The News Journal

Kent County is purchasing a building on Route 8 for a new paramedic station to help cut down on response times in the western part of the county.

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.

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.

William Henry’s path from inception to integration  Dover Post

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

Dover High program eases freshmen transition - Delaware State News  Delaware State News

DOVER — Many people have experienced that awkward time in their lives when they went from feeling like they were on top of the world in eighth grade to ...

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 ...

VIDEO | St. Georges escapes with home win against Dover  WDEL 1150AM

It was a windy Saturday morning in Middletown, where the St. Georges Tech Hawks hosted the Dover High School Senators.

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 ...

Wrestling, grappling classes teach control, self-worth  Dover Post

Kids with no purpose usually find ways of getting into trouble, but there's a summer program at Dover High School aimed at keeping that from happening.

Delaware college and high school graduations 2018  The News Journal

It's commencement season, and that means it's hectic — sending the graduation party invites, shopping for graduation dresses, finding a cake. For students, high ...

Students all over Delaware walk out to advocate for stricter gun laws  The News Journal

Delaware high school students up and down the state walked out at 10 a.m. Wednesday to show their support for victims of the deadly Feb. 14 shooting in ...

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.

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.

Delaware College Scholars program empowers 'locked out' students Brooklyn

Twenty-five rising college freshmen celebrated a different kind of graduation on June 17, from the rigorous Delaware College Scholars program. The program ...

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 ...

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 ...

Video Purports to Show High Schoolers Singing KKK Song  Newser

Outrage has emerged around a New Hampshire high school where 11th graders are accused of singing a racist song as part of a history class project. Per NBC ...

Indian River reaches Division II soccer quarterfinals - Delaware State News  Delaware State News

DOVER — Indian River High sophomore Willem Lambertson couldn't have picked a better time to score his first career playoff goal. His goal in the 60th minute ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

D-I boys hoop: Nicholson has been a savior on Dovers bench  Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER — Julian Nicholson isn't a good basketball teammate. He's a great one.Standing 6-foot-5, Nicholson looks more like a football lineman than a basketball ...

Samuel McGarvey to Represent Delaware in 2018 Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington


VIDEO | Padua, Tatnall win 2018 Girls Track & Field titles  WDEL 1150AM

Padua and Tatnall repeated as champions at the 2018 DIAA Girls Track & Field Championships at Dover High School Tuesday night.

Wilmington Friends, Caravel reach DIAA Division II boys soccer final  The News Journal

Wilmington Friends will shoot for its first boys soccer title, while Caravel will try to win back-to-back championships on Saturday.

School walkouts divide some Delaware schools, unite others  The News Journal

While many of the Delaware students who walked out felt supported by school administers, others felt their First Amendment rights were being squelched.

What's happening in Sussex, Rehoboth, at the beach  Delmarva Daily Times

Updates on the Delaware Beaches, Rehoboth Beach and other cities and towns within Sussex County will be added to this page each week.

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 ...

BEST BETS: Single Origin doubles up on the music at Old State House - Delaware State News  Delaware State News

When finding someone to make music with, Dover's Shannen Norris didn't have to look far. For the last five years, Mr. Norris and his twin brother Sean have ...

Delaware teens to join March For Our Lives gun protest  Smyrna Clayton Sun Times

Emma Zimmerman, 15, is sick of it. Avery Jones, 17, is fed up too. Both teens don't want to see another student or teacher's life cut short by gun violence.

Green Beret Project in Dover turns its attention to next generation  The News Journal

The renovation of the old Boys & Girls Club in Simon Circle last year signaled the start of the Green Beret Project in Dover. Now the sky is the limit.

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.

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 ...

Training for the future: Department of Correction hosts first 'youth academy' - Delaware State News  Delaware State News

SMYRNA — JR Thompson, a soon-to-be senior Appoquinimink High School got something he didn't initially expect from the Delaware Department of ...

Midseason rankings: Top 14 defensive linemen in Delaware high school football  The News Journal

The best defensive linemen are at their best behind enemy lines. They penetrate the line of scrimmage and make plays for lost yardage, whether it's sacking the ...

High school report  The News Journal

News and events involving Delaware area high school students.

Coach J.D. Maull - and family - building a dream football program at Cape Henlopen  The News Journal

High expectations come with J.D. Maull's return to his alma mater, but the new Cape Henlopen football coach can rely on help from three of his uncles.

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

Two Dover High school teachers were injured in an April 20 gang fight at the school.

Dover High School and Regional Technical Career Center Honor Roll for Quarter 2, 2016-2017  Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER — Dover High School and Regional Technical Career Center announce the Honor Roll for Quarter2, 2016-2017Highest HonorsGrade 12Albert, Yefta; ...

Mic'd up: Hear Delaware high school football from the referee's perspective  The News Journal

He became a referee for a girl. Things worked out — he married the girl, and he's been a Delaware high school football ref for 40 years.

VIDEO: Brawl at Delaware basketball game leads to one arrest, two arrest warrants  USA TODAY High School Sports

One arrest has been made and two arrests are pending following a brawl that ended Thursday night's basketball game between Smyrna (Del.) and Cape ...

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.

Watch the first day of Delaware high school football practice  The News Journal

DelawareOnline high school sports reporter Brad Myers tours the state's football fields on the first day of practice.

BRONCOS 22, SAINTS 19: STA drops heartbreaker in D-II semis  Foster's Daily Democrat

PORTSMOUTH — It was the fourth quarter comeback that the St. Thomas Aquinas High School football team needed.That only magnified a heart-wrenching ...

Obituary: Nelson Ehinger Sr., 88, Longtime Darien Resident  Darien, IL Patch

Darien, CT Obituaries - Darien, CT - After college, he had a long career at ALCOA as Eastern Regional Sales Manager working in New York City where he met ...

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