Month: June 2020

July 1 in Pop Culture History

July 1 in Pop Culture History 1770 – Lexell’s Comet passed closer to the Earth than any other comet in recorded history. 1819 – Johann Georg Tralles discovered the Great Comet of 1819, (C/1819 N1). It was the first comet analyzed using polarimetry, by François Arago. 1874 – The Sholes and Glidden typewriter, the first […]

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Governor Carney Issues Modification to State of Emergency

Modification closes eastern Sussex bars to limit spread of COVID-19 in beach communities WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the 23rd modification to the State of Emergency declaration, closing bars in eastern Sussex County to lim...

2020 Urban and Community Forestry Grants

The Delaware Forest Service’s Urban and Community Grant Program has awarded more than $31,000 to fund nine community tree projects in all three counties. The program offers up to $5,000 in annual competitive matching grants for projects on public land ...

Whipping Post to be Removed from Public Display

On July 1 the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will remove a whipping post from public display on the grounds of the Old Sussex County Courthouse near the Circle in Georgetown.

New Castle Man Arrested for Felony Criminal Mischief, Resisting Arrest and Multiple Related Charges- New Castle

New Castle– Delaware State Police have arrested 24-year-old Dallas J. Aiken of New Castle on felony Criminal Mischief, Resisting Arrest, and multiple other charges. On June 28, 2020, at approximately […]

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June 30 in Pop Culture History

June 30 in Pop Culture History 1831 – A patent for a platform scale was issued to brothers Erastus and Thaddeus S. Fairbanks of St. Johnsbury, Vermont. 1859 – Jean-Francois Gravelet, known as Emile Blondin, became the first daredevil to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope. 1860 – The 1860 Oxford evolution debate (Huxley-Wilberforce […]

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June 29 in Pop Culture History

June 29 in Pop Culture History 1613 – The Globe Theatre in London burned to the ground. 1889 – Hyde Park and several other Illinois townships voted to be annexed by Chicago, forming the largest United States city in area and second largest in population. 1956 – The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 was signed, […]

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Delaware Agregado al Programa Piloto de Compras en Línea de SNAP

Comenzando en julio, los hogares pueden usar los beneficios de SNAP para hacer pedidos de alimentos elegibles a tres distribuidores minoristas NEW CASTLE (17 de junio de 2020) – La División de Servicios Sociales ha sido aprobada por el Departamento de ...