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Friday, May 29, 2020
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Watch today’s manned space launch

NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley prepare for the launch to the International Space Station on Wednesday. This mission marks the first time since the retirement of the space shuttle...
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Delaware gas prices up by a dime a gallon during past week

AAA Mid-Atlantic reported that gas prices rose by a dime over the past week, the fastest rate of increase in the region, but well below last week's figure. The average price at the pump for...
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Governor offers more details on stepped up coronavirus testing program

Governor Carney late last week  provided an update on Delaware’s statewide testing plan, which aims to increase access in Delaware to 80,000 tests monthly. The plan is a partnership with the Division of Public Health (DPH),...
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Delaware, take a bow

Hello everyone, The beach areas got through the Memorial Day weekend with very few problems. This time around, there was none of the unwelcome national attention saw around St. Patty's Day - shortly before stay...
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Delaware in top tier when it comes to severity of coronavirus restrictions

Delaware ranks 39th in restrictions issued in response to coronavirus.   The Wallet Hub financial resources website ranked states and Puerto Rico from 1 to 51. Ranking first with the fewest restrictions was South Dakota, with...
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From WHYY: University of Delaware lays off 1,100 part-timers

A university official making the announcement cited a $50 million loss by UD during the spring semester as a reason for the decision that becomes effective on June 1. Top officials of the university have...
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Giving back: $2.3 million goes to Delaware nonprofits: Mountaire partners with Beebe; Wilmington...

                                                                                                                                             A total of $260,592 in grants have been awarded from the Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund, pushing the total up to $2.3 million in the past eight weeks. In its eighth round of weekly...
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Car rental giant Hertz files for bankruptcy protection in Delaware

Rental car giant Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. announced a filing for  Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for  Delaware after failing to get long-term financing commitments or government assistance.  The filing is one of...
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State launches COVID-19 eduction campaign for beachgoers

Gov.  John Carney on Friday announced “Summer Safely”  education campaign that will include hand sanitizer from a Smyrna distillery. The campaign with the beach towns, local Chambers of Commerce, the Delaware Tourism Office, Delaware Department of...
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Coronavirus deaths rise to 322 as new cases drop below 150 mark

The Delaware Division of Public Health reported five new deaths and 143 positive cases in its Friday report.   A  total of  322 Delawareans have died due to complications from COVID-19. Individuals who have died from...