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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DelDOT Announces Opening of New Christina River Bridge and Approach Roads at Wilmington Riverfront

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the new Christina River Bridge and approach roads at the Wilmington Riverfront has opened to pedestrian, bicycle, and motor vehicle traffic as of 2:00pm today. The new access roads and b…

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 …

Case Of Mistaken Identity Leads Family To Bury A Complete Stranger

Photo: Screenshot/Today (PCM) A California family is seeking an unspecified sum of money from the Orange County coroners office after a case of mistaken identity leads them to bury a complete stranger rather than their family member. Back in early May of 2017, 81-year old Frank Kerrigan received a call from the Orange County coroners… Read More

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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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Troopers Arrest Twin Sisters for Felony Assault on Hotel Manager – Newark

Newark – The Delaware State Police have arrested 19-year-old twin sisters Dasani Pigford-White and Damani Pigford-White of Wilmington, DE for felony assault and related charges. The incident occurred at approximately 5:35 […]

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El SNAP de Delaware Otorgará Beneficios de Emergencia Adicionales A Partir del 30 de Junio

Los clientes que ya existen pueden recibir beneficios adicionales para cubrir las necesidades alimentarias NEW CASTLE (28 de junio de 2020) – Los beneficios de emergencia se emitirán a los participantes del Programa de Asistencia Nutricional Supl…

Delaware State Police Homicide Unit Seeking Assistance with Locating Missing Person- Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach, DE – The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate the missing person report involving Sheila Doyle, 66, of Fairfax, Virginia. Sheila was last seen at […]

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