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Troopers Arrest Subject for Burglary and Multiple Thefts

Delaware State Police have arrested 34-year-old Misty Gleason of Camden, DE for burglary and other related charges following an investigation that began in the Hartly area on Tuesday morning. On June 28, 2022, at approximately 6:21 a.m., troopers responded to the 1800 block of Slaughter Station Road regarding a theft...
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Del. woman arrested for burglary, theft

HARTLY, Del. – A Camden woman is behind bars after being arrested on burglary and other related charges. At around 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, troopers responded to the 1800 block of Slaughter Station Road for a theft complaint. The investigation revealed that a female subject had trespassed onto the property and stolen items from a vehicle parked in the driveway. Troopers also discovered that the same woman had trespassed onto other nearby properties, stolen items from parked vehicles, and burglarized a residential garage.
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Vanderwende’s Ice Cream is Opening Their First Store in PA, Right Here in Old City

Vanderwende’s Ice Cream – the family-owned, farm-fresh, locally sourced ice cream brand will officially open the doors of its first Pennsylvania location in Philadelphia on Wednesday, June 29th. The Delaware-based farm is brining all 32 homemade flavors to Philadelphia. Spearheading Vanderwende’s first location out of state, Will Vanderwende, the third-generation owner and youngest of three sons, is bringing the family recipe to new heights this summer.

Massive Barn Fire Keeps Kent County Firefighters Busy Tuesday Night

Just before 9:00, Tuesday evening firefighters from several Kent County fire companies responded to a residence in the 2100 block of Dinahs Corner Road, west of Dover, for reports a working barn fire. Upon arrival, Command reported a large barn fully involved with exposure to secondary buildings. Command then struck...

Rabies Alert in Kent County, Delaware After Stray Cat Tests Positive

SMYRNA, Del. (CBS) — A health alert from Kent County after two people in Smyrna were exposed to rabies from a stray cat. The animal was found near the area of Smyrna Landing Road, a residential neighborhood. The cat tested positive for rabies on Tuesday. Anyone who thinks they might have encountered a stray cat in that area should immediately contact their doctor or the Division of Public Health rabies program.

Police: Woman Facing Theft And Burglary Charges

Delaware State Police have arrested 34-year-old Misty Gleason of Camden, DE for burglary and other related charges following an investigation that began in the Hartly area on Tuesday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto. DeMalto said on June 28, 2022, at approximately 6:21 a.m., troopers responded...

Stray Cat In Smyrna Tests Positive for Rabies

SMYRNA, Del.- The Delaware Division of Public Health is advising Kent County residents who live or spend time near the area of Smyrna Landing Road in Smyrna that a positive case of rabies in a stray cat has been reported. Two individuals were potentially exposed to the stray cat in...

Bridgeton Police need help to find hit-and-run driver

BRIDGETON – Police are asking for help to find the driver who reportedly struck a pedestrian and drove off leaving the injured man lying in the road. The victim, a 35-year-old city man, sustained serious head injuries, according to police. Police found the victim in the roadway at North Pearl Street and Irving Avenue...

DSU to use $1 million grant for urban revitalization center

Delaware State University will use $1 million in federal funds to build an urban revitalization center. The money will come through a federal grant, announced Tuesday on campus by U.S. Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester. The Center for Urban Revitalization and Entrepreneurship will be located at 225 W. Division Street in downtown Dover, one block from the university’s Dover Campus. DSU ... Read More

NJ's longest-serving family law judge steps down after two decades on the bench

BRIDGETON – A few divorces and seven or eight adoptions were on the docket for N.J. Superior Court Presiding Judge Harold U. Johnson on Tuesday, not an unusual day — except that it also was his final day on the bench. Johnson is tying up loose ends after 20 years in the state judiciary’s Family Division. That is a very atypical tenure in a system that routinely shifts judges among criminal, civil, and law sections. ...

Milford Advocacy for Homeless holds ribbon cutting

Although they do not have an official office space, the Milford Advocacy for the Homeless recently held a symbolic ribbon cutting on the steps of the Windsor Building where the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford is housed. The ribbon cutting was designed to bring attention to this grassroots organization whose focus is providing services for Milford’s homeless and helping ... Read More

Sen. Carper checks in with small business owners as challenges continue

DOVER, Del. – Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Senator Tom Carper met with small business owners and members of the Small Business Administration for a roundtable discussion at Vincenzo’s Pizzeria & Gelato. The topic of discussion: how small businesses are faring as the COVID-19 pandemic starts looking up. Cautious Optimism.
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Sussex Academy hires director of students and athletes

Sussex Academy announced that Matt Keen has been employed as its new director of students and athletes. Keen is a graduate of Middletown High School, Delaware State University and Wilmington University. A former athlete and current educator, Keen values work ethic, integrity and positive relationships. He has been working in education for 16 years, starting as a teacher and coach across many schools in New Castle County and transitioning to school administrator with the Red Clay Consolidated School District for the last nine years.
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Biggs Museum to host Tom Wilson exhibit; reception set July 1

The Biggs Museum in Dover will be displaying the works of artist Tom Wilson in a special exhibit, Tom Wilson: Super-Realist/ Surrealist, that will run from Friday, July 1 to Sunday, Oct. 16. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., July 1 with light food and...