Hogan, Carney: Poultry grants are coming to contract farmers

HURLOCK — On Monday, morning, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) was joined by Delaware Governor John Carney (D) at Russ Stevens’ farm near Waddells Corner, where they announced a new grant program to assist contract poultry growers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program “will provide some direct and much needed assistance for our Maryland […]

2020 Nanticoke Indian Powwow canceled

MILLSBORO, Del. — Citing health and safety dangers associated with COVID-19, organizers announced on Thursday the cancellation of the traditional Nanticoke Indian Powwow scheduled for next month. The 43rd annual event was scheduled to be held Sept. 12-13 at the new Hudson Fields site in Milton, and designed to introduce the public to Native American […]

Isaias takes aim at Delmarva

CAMBRIDGE — Public safety officials and residents of the Eastern Shore are casting a wary eye southwards as Tropical Storm Isaias prepares to move up the coast. Probability cones have for days been plotted narrow and straight along the coast, forecasting high winds and 3-5 inches of rain on Delmarva. The National Hurricane Center continues […]

Moore says Dr. King’s mantra still relevant

DOVER — The current conversation around racial injustice for African Americans in the United States is nothing new to the Rev. Dr. John Moore, who has kept Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and message alive through 30 years of portraying the civil rights leader. The Rev. Moore’s tributes to Dr. King and his legacy […]

Fans lament loss of 2020 Firefly Festival

DOVER — This will be a Father’s Day weekend unlike any other in recent years around Dover. The city will be without the sights and sounds (and traffic) of the Firefly Music Festival. The mega event, which has annually brought tens of thousands of people to the area around this time, was canceled back in […]

Gov. Carney: Quarantine if entering Delaware

DOVER, Del. — On Sunday evening, Delaware Governor John C. Carney ordered two weeks of isolation for travelers entering the state. His declaration said, “Any individual who enters Delaware from another state, and who is not merely passing through, must immediately self-quarantine for 14 days from the time of entry into Delaware or for the […]