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US abruptly endorses Israel’s Golan sovereignty in big shift

8 hours 32 minutes ago
  JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump abruptly declared Thursday the U.S. will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a major shift in American policy that gives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a political boost a month before what is expected to be a close election. The administration has been considering recognizing Israel’s sovereignty […]
Allan Ryder

Europe offers UK a little more time for Brexit

8 hours 36 minutes ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the U.K. more time to ease itself out of the bloc, delaying by several weeks — but not eliminating — the threat of a chaotic British exit. After a meeting that stretched through the afternoon and […]
Allan Ryder

‘Choose Central Delaware’ campaign unveiled

8 hours 57 minutes ago
DOVER — What’s to like about Central Delaware? Plenty. Thanks to continuing collaboration between private and public entities, the future looks promising too. In the conclusion of a 45-minute presentation at host Chesapeake Utilities Thursday morning, a glossy 42-page economic profile was unveiled to tout the benefits of bringing companies to the area and advantages […]
Allan Ryder

Legislators take no action on Delaware Tech funding bill

9 hours 5 minutes ago
  DOVER — Legislation that would direct millions more to Delaware Technical Community College for capital improvements did not receive a vote Thursday. Although the bill was listed on the agenda, senators did not debate the measure on the floor after returning from closed-door meetings that lasted more than two hours. The proposal, unveiled Wednesday […]
Allan Ryder

Police: No signs of foul play with body found in Silver Lake

9 hours 10 minutes ago
  DOVER — There were no obvious signs of foul play after a deceased 21-year-old Wesley College student’s body was found in Silver Lake last weekend, Dover Police said Thursday. “We have no evidence that indicates foul play,” police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. “Ultimately the Office of the Medical Examiner will determine the […]
Allan Ryder

Elderly woman dies in Millsboro crash

9 hours 12 minutes ago
  MILLSBORO — An 80-year-old Millsboro woman died in a single vehicle crash Wednesday on Lowes Crossing Road, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. The incident occurred at approximately 3:34 p.m. when an eastbound 2014 Chevrolet Equinox exited the roadway and struck a large standing tree, authorities said. The woman was wearing […]
Allan Ryder

Pedestrian stop leads to drug arrest

9 hours 15 minutes ago
MAGNOLIA — A 20-year-old Magnolia man was arrested on drug charges following a Wednesday afternoon pedestrian stop, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred at approximately 4:10 p.m., when the Kent County Governor’s Task Force were on patrol on Mill Chop Lane and saw a person allegedly commit […]
Allan Ryder

Police: Appliance business scam under investigation

9 hours 17 minutes ago
  OCEAN VIEW — The Delaware State Police Financial Crimes Unit is investigating a business in which customers allegedly purchased appliances and the items have not been received. The investigation began in the beginning of February, when troopers were made aware of an incident in which a customer purchased appliances from Coastal Maytag at 30459 […]
Allan Ryder

Community assist brings Smyrna burglary arrest

9 hours 19 minutes ago
SMYRNA — An 18-year-old Smyrna man was charged with a burglary following a daytime break-in on March 12, authorities said. According to Smyrna Police spokesman Master Cpl. Brian Donner, several residents provided witness statements and home surveillance footage was used to locate Brian Sadler. The alleged incident took place in the 300 block of East […]
Allan Ryder

Ravens’ Judon huge hit with Nanticoke health fair/expo patrons

9 hours 24 minutes ago
LAUREL – As a professional football player with the Baltimore Ravens, Matthew Judon’s mission is performance, success and winning. Nanticoke Health Services’ committed mission to the community is good health and healthy lifestyle. Together, they teamed up to bring upward of 800 to 1,000 people to Laurel Senior High School last Saturday for the seventh […]
Allan Ryder

Smyrna softball set to defend state title

12 hours 42 minutes ago
SMYRNA — The thrill of winning a state title doesn’t go away just because the calendar changes. Every day they go to practice, Smyrna High’s softball players can see the sign on the back of their dugout commemorating the state crown they won last May. “It gives me goosebumps every time I think about it,” […]
Tim Mastro

Letter to the Editor: Keep Electoral College in place

13 hours 30 minutes ago
The push to eliminate the Electoral College will take away the rights of the states to have equal say in a presidential election. Just imagine two or three states being able to elect the president. Los Angeles, along with cities such as New York, Pittsburgh, etc have larger populations than the states of Delaware, Wyoming, […]
Craig Horleman

Letter to the Editor: God is still watching America

13 hours 33 minutes ago
Yes, God is still very much alive as well as being omnipresent, being everywhere at once. He is omniscient, all knowing and having infinite knowledge and He is also omnipotent or being all powerful and Supreme. God also has the power to wipe everybody and everything off of this planet with only one breath, but […]
Craig Horleman

Speak Out: Possible cuts at Dover Air Force Base

13 hours 36 minutes ago
A new aircraft maintenance hangar for Dover Air Force Base may be sitting in the crosshairs of a 20-page list of military construction projects sent from the Pentagon to Congress on Monday. The money saved would help pay for the balance of the wall wanted by President Trump to help secure the United States-Mexico border. […]
Craig Horleman

State police: Ocean View business focus of appliance fraud investigation

19 hours 26 minutes ago
OCEAN VIEW – An Ocean View business, Coastal Maytag, is the focus of an appliance fraud investigation by the Delaware State Police Financial Crimes Unit. State police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said to date approximately 30 fraudulent complaints have been filed with the Delaware State Police regarding Coastal Maytag. No charges have been filed […]
Glenn Rolfe

Millsboro woman killed in single-vehicle crash identified

21 hours 35 minutes ago
GUMBORO – Authorities Thursday identified the 80-year-old Millsboro woman who died Wednesday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash near Gumboro. Joann E. Smith died from injuries sustained in the crash, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. The crash occurred at approximately 3:34 p.m. March 20 when the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Ms. […]
Glenn Rolfe
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