August 1 in Pop Culture History

August 1 in Pop Culture History 1774 – British scientist Joseph Priestley re-discovered oxygen (the gas), verifying the discovery of it by German-Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele. 1790 – The first U.S. Census, there were 3,929,326 people living here. 1794 – The Whiskey Rebellion Western. Pennsylvania farmers revolted, protesting the excise duty (tax) on stills […]

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August 1 in Pop Culture History

August 1 in Pop Culture History 1774 – British scientist Joseph Priestley re-discovered oxygen (the gas), verifying the discovery of it by German-Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele. 1790 – The first U.S. Census, there were 3,929,326 people living here. 1794 – The Whiskey Rebellion Western. Pennsylvania farmers revolted, protesting the excise duty (tax) on stills […]

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Delaware’s SNAP Program Issues Additional Emergency Benefits Available Starting July 31

Existing clients may receive these additional benefits to support food needs NEW CASTLE (July 31, 2020) – Emergency benefits have been issued to participants of Delaware’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for July as part of the federal…

Weekly COVID-19 Update: DPH Continues to Announce New Cases, Recoveries, and Deaths; Decline in Hospitalizations

DOVER (July 31, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020. A total of 14,788 positive cases…

DNREC Lifts Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

DNREC lifted the recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue late Friday afternoon after water quality tests taken Thursday showed bacteria levels had returned below the advisory level. The advisory had been issued Thursday bas…

DNREC Young Environmentalists of the Year Announced at Delaware State Fair

Today at the Delaware State Fair in Harrington, a group of dedicated Delaware students were honored for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources as Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced this y…

DNREC Young Environmentalists of the Year Announced at Delaware State Fair

Today at the Delaware State Fair in Harrington, a group of dedicated Delaware students were honored for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources as Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced this y…

DNREC Issues Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

DNREC has issued a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue based on elevated levels of bacteria found in a sample taken Wednesday by the Department’s environmental scientists.

DNREC Issues Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

DNREC has issued a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue based on elevated levels of bacteria found in a sample taken Wednesday by the Department’s environmental scientists.

July 30 in Pop Culture History

July 30 in Pop Culture History 762 – Baghdad was founded by caliph Al-Mansur. 1619 – In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time. 1729 – Founding of Baltimore, Maryland. 1733 – The first Masonic Grand Lodge in the future United States was constituted […]

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July 30 in Pop Culture History

July 30 in Pop Culture History 762 – Baghdad was founded by caliph Al-Mansur. 1619 – In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time. 1729 – Founding of Baltimore, Maryland. 1733 – The first Masonic Grand Lodge in the future United States was constituted […]

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Division of the Arts Announces 2020 Mid-Atlantic Teaching Artist Virtual Retreat

This virtual retreat will take place online over a period of four weeks from August 10 – September 2, 2020 Wilmington, Del. (July 29, 2020) – Co-sponsored and coordinated by seven state arts agencies, the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Teaching Artist Virtual…