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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.


Delaware State Fair

The Delaware State Fair is gearing up for its Centennial Celebration in July 2019.

WWI Mobile Museum

Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), is hosting the World War I Mobile Museum.

 


Courtesy of the City of Wilmington

Wilmington City officials dedicated a state historical marker Tuesday for the Bell Funeral Home on the city’s East Side.


The University of Delaware football team hopes to make a big splash in its first post-season game since 2010.

The Blue Hens tangle with their Colonial Athletic Association rival James Madison in the opening round of the NCAA FCS playoffs.

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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is offering an opportunity for Delawareans to escape the clamor of Black Friday shopping.

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