Month: April 2020

May 1, 1:45pm COVID-19 Briefing

Watch a press briefing on Delaware’s COVID-19 response from Friday May 1 at 1:45 pm with Governor John Carney, Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director, Delaware Division of Public Health, and A.J. Schall, Director, Delaware Emergency Management Agency.  

DPH Announces 79 More Positive Cases; 8 Additional Deaths

 The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing eight additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is providing an update on the number of positive cases and recovered individuals. All data reported through the d...

Division of the Arts announces CARES Organization Relief grant

Eligible applicants include those that received General Operating Support from FY 18/19/20 or Project Support from FY20 Wilmington, DE (April 30, 2020) – The Delaware Division of the Arts, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts through t...

April 30 in Pop Culture History

April 30 in Pop Culture History 1789 – In New York City, George Washington was inaugurated as the first president of the United States. 1803 – The Louisiana Purchase from France, for 15 million dollars, also included much (if not all of) of Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, […]

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Recovery Town Hall – April 29, 6:00pm – Kent County Focus

April 29 at 6:00 p.m. – Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long will host a virtual town hall meetings with stakeholder groups and members of the public to collect public feedback that will inform Delaware’s recovery effort.  Learn more ...

April 29 in Pop Culture History

April 29 in Pop Culture History 1429 – 17 year-old Joan of Arc arrived to relieve the Siege of Orléans. 1864 – Theta Xi fraternity was founded at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1962 – ABC’s Wide World of Sports premiered. 1945 – The US Seventh Army’s 45th Infantry Division liberated the Dachau concentration camp. 1945 – […]

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April 28, 3:00pm COVID-19 Briefing

Watch a press briefing on Delaware’s COVID-19 response from Tuesday April 28 at 3pm with Governor John Carney, Dr. Karryl Rattay, Director, Delaware Division of Public Health, and A.J. Schall, Director, Delaware Emergency Management Agency.  

April 28 in Pop Culture History

April 28 in Pop Culture History 1789 – The HMS Bounty was taken over in a mutiny led by Fletcher Christian, the first mate. Captain William Bligh and 18 of his loyal supporters were set adrift in a small boat. 1919 – The first jump with the Army manually operated (jump first, then pull the […]

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More Baby Yoda! Disney+ Reveals Trailer For Upcoming ‘Mandalorian’ Docuseries

We can’t think of a better way to celebrate May The Fourth otherwise known as unofficial Star Wars Day, than with the release of the upcoming “Mandalorian” docuseries coming to Disney+. The docuseries will take us deeper into the Star Wars universe with some inside information about the creative process behind the successful “Mandalorian” series. It will feature interviews with the series creators and filmmakers, a look at the production design and stories about Werner Herzog and of course Baby Yoda aka The Child. “He was acting against the baby and he started directing the baby directly,” recalls director Deborah Chow in a roundtable led by executive producer Jon Favreau. Herzog wanted The Child’s puppeteers to make him a scene partner who would do more than just sit there. Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian premiers May 4 on Disney+, with new episodes every Friday.

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April 27 in Pop Culture History

April 27 in Pop Culture History 4977 BC – The Universe was created, according to Johannes Kepler. 1667 – Blind writer John Milton sold his copyright to Paradise Lost for 10 pounds. He needed the money because he was penniless at the time. 1865 – SS Sultana explosion, Mississippi River, near Memphis, Tennessee, killing 1800 […]

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Delawareans yo ap oblije kouvri figi yo nan plas piblik

Koulye a, se pa tan an pou moun nan Delaware [Delawareans] yo ap chache jwenn satisfaksyon. Apati madi 28 avril, a 8:00 a.m. Delawareans yo ap oblije kouvri figi yo nan plas piblik, ki gen ladan boutik, magazen, famasi, biwo medikal ak transpò piblik y...

Los residentes de Delaware deberán usar mascarilla

Para los residentes de Delaware, este no es momento de ser complacientes. A partir de las 8:00 a.m. del martes, 28 de abril, los residentes de Delaware deberán usar mascarilla en lugares públicos, incluidos mercados, tiendas, farmacias, consultorios mé...

Applying for a Round 2 PPP loan? Consider applying through a community bank.

Banks can begin submitting applications to the Small Business Administration for the second round of Paycheck Protection Program loans on Monday, so if you haven’t applied for a PPP loan yet, where should you apply? Laura Bilazarian, a venture capitalist and company founder who has been writing about the PPP, has a post out suggesting […]

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Stay-at-Home with Amazon Prime’s May 2020 Releases

Check out Amazon Prime’s new releases coming in May 2020. Oddly enough they seem to have a lot of dark options like Who Saw Her Die?, Night Train Murders, Seven Deaths In The Cat’s Eye, The Blood Spattered Bride, and Assassination Tango. But if you want something lighter luckily there is I Love Lucy!  May […]

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April 26 in Pop Culture History

April 26 in Pop Culture History 662 (Earthquake) Iran 1278 – Imprisoned for murder, John le F*cker sent a letter asking for bail, the earliest recorded instance of the English swear word “f*ck”. 1564 – Playwright William Shakespeare was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. People were traditionally baptized three days after birth, this is how […]

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