A grant recently awarded to the YMCA of Delaware will expand their water safety skills initiatives to underserved communities. The nearly $160,000 grant from Highmark Blue Shield expands the Y’s Water Wise program’s outreach in all three counties.
In his weekly message, Gov. Jack Markell says recognizing Delaware’s best teacher each year isn’t just a benefit for that individual.
Bryant Richardson, who’s looking to upset longtime Democratic Sen. Robert Venables (D-Laurel), points to Markell’s ten cent gas tax hike and clean water initiatives as reasons to vote GOP in November.
Wesley College moves to 8-0 with another blowout victory while UD and DSU struggle offensively in losses to William & Mary and Hampton.
DelDOT is gearing up for what some are predicting could be another severe winter. Officials inspected snowplows and other equipment Friday at a DelDOT maintenance yard in Sussex County as part of an annual statewide examination in preparation of the winter season.
The Wolverines look to move to 8-0 at Virginia-Lynchburg while the Blue Hens and Hornets seek to shake off homecoming losses.
The State moves to shutdown a Wilmington composting facility generating an odor so strong people miles away have complained. We talk with State Rep. JJ Johnson who spearheaded efforts to close Peninsula Compost. Morgan Taylor spent the nineties playing music in Dayton, Ohio, alongside bands like Guided By Voices and The Breeders. Now he's a bit of a rock star to the juice box set. In Enlighten Me, we get schooled on the hip new world of children's music. We also chat with the state's Teacher of the Year and dig deeper into the US Senate race in Delaware.
Candidates and their campaign staffers spend dozens, if not hundreds of hours tailoring their message each election season. They pour over every minute detail, tweaking single words or phrases in stump speeches. And as Delaware Public Media’s James Dawson reports, sometimes office seekers will even directly challenge what can arguably be an incumbent’s strongest area of expertise – a Republican Kevin Wade seems to be doing in this year’s US Senate race.
There’s only so many times a parent can endure hearing the Disney smash hit, “Let it Go." If you've been tempted to hide your kid’s copy of the Frozen soundtrack or the device they play it on, you may be surprised to learn there are plenty of alternatives for child friendly music that won’t drive parents crazy. In this week’s Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Cathy Carter travels to The Queen in Wilmington to meet one of the genre's stars, along with some of his pint sized fans at the venue’s popular Peanut Butter and Jams Kids Concert Series.
Film lovers can enjoy The Film Brothers’ 2014 Festival of Shorts all weekend at the Delaware Art Museum. The event is in its seventh year highlight short films from the First State and around the world.