The state’s Division of Parks and Recreation is reminding visitors that entrance fees to state parks will be collected again beginning Sunday. All daily fees are one dollar higher this year, the first increase in 10 years.
At the heart of the case, pizza patriarch Dominick Pulieri accused Joseph Farnan Jr. of misleading him on a real estate deal. Pulieri claimed there was an agreement to sell the Sunview Motel in Rehoboth Beach to Farnan while he shored up his finances and would be able to buy it back at a similar price.
A Pennsylvania man is alleging Dover Police unlawfully beat and restrained him during two encounters in 2013. Stephen DiFlorio, 22, of West Chester, claims ten Dover Police officers illegally assaulted him or watched the incident after a fight at the now-closed W T Smithers Restaurant and Tavern in March 2013.
Gov. Jack Markell (D-Delaware) has nominated Jeffrey J. Clark to serve on Kent County Superior Court. If confirmed by the State Senate, Clark will fill vacancy left by Jan Jurden, who was sworn in as the president judge of Delaware’s Superior Court earlier this month.
Some of the world’s best amateur photography is now on view in Delaware. The 82nd Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography features more than 700 images from 36 different countries.
Many believe in the 1800s, the Underground Railroad ran right through the Wilmington neighborhood of Southbridge. Years later, the neighborhood fostered influential black politicians. In this month’s History Matters, produced in conjunction with the Delaware Historical Society, Delaware Public Media’s Anne Hoffman and Karl Malgiero examine Southbridge's history and the efforts of Southbridge Connects to bring it to life today.
Medical journal The Lancet recently published a series on the state of obesity, stressing the need to rethink our approaches to an persistent problem. George Datto, head of weight management at the Nemours/A.I duPont Hospital for Children, offers his thoughts on how best to battle the issue going forward.
Delaware singer-songwriter Sol Knopf has been making music ever since his teenage debut at one time Dover favorite, Leone's Lamplighter on Bradford Street. In March, Knopf is bringing a couple of his Nashville friends to the First State for a couple of gigs they’ve dubbed “Songwriters and Storytellers.”
Portions of downstate Delaware are still recovering from Thursday’s snow, forcing some schools to close or delay opening Friday.