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Sarah Miller Fuller, Lenape Tribal Citizen

The Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware and the Immanuel Union United Methodist Church are hosting a celebration of community history and identity Sunday at the Fork Branch cemetery in Cheswold.  


Courtesy: Wesley College website

Memorial services for long-time Wesley College football coach Mike Drass will be this weekend.

Drass, who led the Wolverine program for 25 years, died Monday at the age of 57.

Courtesy: Wesley College website

Wesley College is mourning the loss of its long-time football coach and Athletic Director.

Mike Drass died Monday at the age of 57.

Kevin Harvick put another notch in the win column this year with his victory in Dover Sunday. 

Harvick earned his fourth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series win this season, taking the checkered flag in the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway.

Delaware Public Archives is featuring a “behind the scenes” tour of the facility during the Dover Days Festival Saturday, May 5.


NASCAR’s spring race weekend in Dover is underway.

And Friday afternoon on Monster Mile, Kyle Larson took the pole in qualifying for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” 

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In the library, silence is a time-honored tradition.

But at the New Castle County Library's Brandywine Hundred Branch, there’s a soft hum of sewing machines.

At Greenwood Library, culinary enthusiasts whip up chocolate mousse.

In New Castle, the Route 9 Library and Innovation Center is now home to groups of do-it-yourselfers wielding screwdrivers and soldering irons to put together small projects.

Megan Pauly / Delaware Public Media

Each summer morning, a large bin of bagged meals appears just inside the front door at Frankford Public Library, where kids who don’t have enough food at home can readily pick up something to eat.

In this Sussex County community, population 847, the library is filling a gap, ensuring kids who receive free or reduced-cost breakfast and lunch during the school year don’t go hungry after school lets out.

NASCAR is pulling into town early for its first visit of the year to the First State.

The spring race weekend at Dover International Speedway has moved up a month from early June to early May – and gets underway in earnest Friday.

Dover Days

The 85th annual Dover Days Festival is this weekend. The event will coincide with a NASCAR weekend at the Dover International Speedway for the first time.