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The Riverfront Development Corporation is partnering with the City of Wilmington for a New Year’s Eve celebration on the city’s Riverfront Monday.

Day two of the 2017 Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament in Lewes saw one of the nation’s top-ranked teams get a scare.

The 2018 Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament opened Thursday in Lewes with a nail biter between two of Delaware’s top boys’ high school hoop teams.

The 2018 edition of the Slam Dunk to the Beach high school basketball tournament gets underway Thursday morning in Lewes.

Photo from DOS: Dover Green. The Old State House is on the center-right.

The holiday season brings some welcome downtime for many people. And the state of Delaware is reminding people it has some options for how to spend that time.


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Fans looking forward to seeing games at the new 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington will have to wait a little longer.

The Sixers’ minor league team, the Delaware Blue Coats, and the Buccini/Pollin Group announced the facility will not be ready for its first schedued game January 4th.

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If you’re a library patron in New Castle County and you have overdue items, you have a few days to receive library fine forgiveness.


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Hip-hop will take center stage again at the Firefly Music Festival in 2019.

For a second straight year, rap acts will headline two nights at the Woodlands in Dover when Firefly returns June 21 through 23.

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The First State now owns the land where the only Revolutionary War battle in Delaware was fought.

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How do you want to spend your retirement?  Travelling? Playing golf?

How about restoring pipe organs?

That’s what Bill Church is doing after a career that included creating Brown and Church, the iconic menswear line known for classic ties.

And his pet project is bringing a pipe organ back to Archmere Academy, which saw its previously one sold off during the Great Depression.

For this week’s Enlighten Me, contributor Eileen Dallabrida chronicles Church’s work.