Four Delmarva Garden Centers and Nurseries to Visit This SpringKatie CherrixNewsBreak Contributor
Three Things to Do in Spring on DelmarvaKatie CherrixNewsBreak Contributor
New T.J. Maxx Location Announced as OpeningJoel EisenbergNewsBreak Contributor
Our 5 Favorite Mexican Restaurants in DelawareEast Coast TravelerNewsBreak Contributor
New Jersey State: Northwest Winds to Reach 30 mph with Gusts up to 45 mph in Inland Sussex, Atlantic, and Cape MayBe HappyNewsBreak Contributor
Tornado confirmed in Sussex County, Delaware; 1 dead in house collapse
One person was killed in Sussex County, Delaware after a line of powerful storms tore through the region on Saturday night.
Tornado confirmed in Delaware as powerful storm moves east
A damaging tornado struck Delaware on Saturday, as a violent storm system that left nearly two dozen dead made its way into the Northeast.
Apparent tornado topples trees, damages homes in Delaware
The National Weather Service says a twister is likely to blame for downed trees, fallen power lines and battered homes near the town of Bridgeville.
Tornado, severe storms damage areas of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware
Homes were partly destroyed due to the high powered winds from the storms. Power lines came down, as well as trees in some areas.
'Funnel cloud' caught on video in Sussex County, Delaware
The Sussex County Emergency Operations Center in Delaware has shared video of a “funnel cloud” in the area on April 1, 2023. “Sussex County emergency management and other first-responders are investigating reports of damage, including downed trees and wires, in the Bridgeville-Greenwood areas of Sussex County, where a funnel cloud was sighted at approximately 6 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2023," the post on the center's Facebook page says.
1 dead after possible tornado strikes Bridgeville area during Saturday's severe storms
One person is dead after a reported tornado caused damage in the Bridgeville area Saturday night as a severe line of thunderstorms ravaged Delaware. The Sussex County Emergency Operations Center confirmed a fatality during Saturday night's storms, but did not detail where the death took place. According to a report...
Reports of Possible Tornado in Sussex County
SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - Reports are coming in of what appears to be a tornado in northern Sussex County. Viewers are reporting to WBOC a tornado and funnel cloud that caused damage to buildings in the area. The potential areas affected include Ellendale, Bridgeville, and Greenwood. Videos and photos have...
1 Fatality From Storm, Lots of Damage to Impacted Areas
There has been one confirmed fatality following the severe weather threat that took place Saturday afternoon into the evening in parts of Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. Sussex County Emergency Management confirmed there has been at least one fatality at a collapsed structure along Tuckers Road southeast of Greenwood, DE,...
The Talk of Delmarva Fishing Report 4/1/23
The weather just will not give us a break. The air and the water have been cold, but we may be out of this pattern by next week. Patty at Captain Bones in Odessa reported decent white perch action on bloodworms from Augustine Beach to Port Penn. A few small rockfish with the occasional keeper over the 28-inch minimum size have been caught on frozen bunker.
Pittsville man sentenced for illegally possessing firearm
SALISBURY, Md. – A Salisbury man has been sentenced to more than a decade behind bars in connection to a 2021 fatal crash. During the late evening hours of October 21, 2021, police responded to the intersection of Queen Avenue and Duchess Drive for a fatal crash. While at the scene, Sheriff Mike Lewis recovered a firearm from underneath the seat that 35-year-old Timothy Ketterman was sitting in. A search of the vehicle revealed additional .22 caliber ammunition, an extended magazine, and drug paraphernalia. Ketterman is a convicted felon who is legally ineligible to possess a handgun.
Sussex County wants to increase access to affordable housing
Sussex County is working to provide affordable housing for residents through their re-launched Housing Trust Fund. Beginning April 3rd, Sussex County’s Community Development & Housing Office is taking applications from those seeking affordable housing options and developers looking to increase affordable housing stock. Developers, groups and others working toward...
As Sussex’s population grows, so does need for pet cremation
One of the good things about having this column is that it gives me the opportunity to write about things that I otherwise wouldn’t. That’s the case with today’s column. For the past couple of weeks, Parsell Pet Crematorium has been running an ad for a pet cremation specialist in the Gazette’s Classified section. That’s a job posting that doesn’t come through very often, so I reached out to see if there’s been a dramatic increase in the need or if Parsell simply needs to fill a position. In the end, it was both.
Ground Broken Friday on DelDOT’s North Millsboro Bypass Project
Ground was broken for the North Millsboro Bypass which, when completed will take through traffic on a new roadway north of Route 20 to meet Route 24 east of town. This new roadway includes several overpasses over roads and the Millsboro Pond. This project includes a 2 lane connector road...
Sheppard Secures Victory On Last Lap Of Jake Marine Memorial
DELMAR, DE – What a night, what a finish. BD Motorsports Media LLC opened a new era of NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series racing at Delaware International Speedway on Friday night. Savannah, N.Y.’s Matt Sheppard thrilled the large crowd with a final-lap pass to win the Jake Marine Memorial for the Millman’s NAPA Auto Parts Modifieds at the half-mile oval.
Delmarva Today 3-31-23 (Part 1) Ward Museum Battle, Justice For Gavin Initiate Heat Up
The Ward Museum move has stirred strong opposition even as Salisbury University pushes forward with relocating the wildfowl art collection to the Powell Building in downtown Salisbury. And, the Justice for Gavin Initiative has brought the ire of the Ocean Pine Association. Host Don Rush talks with Salisbury Independent newspaper editor and general manager Greg Bassett and Coastal Point reporter and a contributor to the Salisbury Independent Susan Canfora. In addition, a conversation with Rich Smoker, former chair of the Ward Museum Foundation Board of Directors and a local decoy carver, about the relocation of the Museum by Salisbury University.
Patty Cannon should not be glorified
A recent story in Delaware media about the location of Patty Cannon’s bones correctly identifies her as a murderess who also kidnapped African American adults and children to sell to slave catchers as runaway slaves. The guest column also portrays her as the object of children’s scare games and whose bones were unearthed in 1902 and were passed to various people, ultimately landing in the Smithsonian Institution in 2010, where doubt was cast upon whether they were her bones or those of a man.
Reassessment Project Delayed In Sussex County
FENWICK ISLAND – Officials say a property reassessment project will likely be delayed by another year. In a Fenwick Island Town Council meeting last Friday, Mayor Natalie Magdeburger presented community members with an update on the county’s reassessment project. She noted a delay from the appraiser will likely push the deadline for completing the project by one year.
Philadelphia Man Arrested in Stolen Car Chase in Delaware
MILLSBORO, DE – Yesterday, Delaware State Police arrested 19-year-old Tahvon Hughes of Philadelphia, PA, after he fled from a traffic stop in a stolen 2018 gray BMW X5. At approximately 10:50 a.m., troopers responded to Gravel Hill Road near Zoar Road regarding the stolen vehicle that was traveling through the area. BMW was able to provide GPS coordinates to police dispatchers, and a trooper spotted the car heading southbound on Gravel Hill Road. Troopers attempted to stop the BMW on Gravel Hill Road south of Mount Joy Road, but Hughes sped away, leading officers on a high-speed chase through Millsboro, The post Philadelphia Man Arrested in Stolen Car Chase in Delaware appeared first on Shore News Network.
More funds available for housing programs
Additional funding for nonprofits recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and more money for affordable housing projects and housing assistance in the Sussex County Housing Trust Fund have been made available. Sussex County received $45.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds that must be spent before the end of 2024....
Arlene Whaley Conaway, 94
Arlene Whaley Conaway of Laurel passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Laurel, she was the daughter of the late Clarence F. Whaley and Mary Elizabeth Whaley. Arlene was retired as a secretary with Allen’s Milling in Delmar, and will be remembered for being a...
© 2023 Particle Media.