Month: September 2021

October 1 in Pop Culture History

October 1 in Pop Culture History Today is the day that the US Government Fiscal Year (Oct 1  – Sept 30) begins. 331 BC – Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela, bringing about the fall of of the Persian Empire. 1843 – London’s The News of the World […]

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Statement from AG Jennings on conviction of Michael Hastings

Attorney General Kathy Jennings released the following statement Thursday after the Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust secured a jury conviction against a Dover man for two violent felonies.  Originally indicted in October 2020 after removing ...

Additional Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in October

Additional Delaware hunting seasons are set to open in October, including snow goose, duck, other migratory bird and firearm deer seasons, as well as the one-day, youth-only waterfowl hunt on Saturday, Oct. 16, the Delaware Department of Natural Resour...

2022 Delaware Teacher of the Year to be named Oct. 11

Twenty of the state's top teachers will be honored at a celebration in October, when one of them will be named Delaware's 2022 Teacher of the Year. The post 2022 Delaware Teacher of the Year to be named Oct. 11 appeared first on State of Delaware News.

September 30 in Pop Culture History

September 30 in Pop Culture History 587 (Earthquake) Atioch (now Turkey) 1452 – Johann Guttenberg’s Bible was published. 1659 – Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe was shipwrecked. 1888 – “Jack the Ripper” killed two women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes. 1911 – The first movie stuntman was hired as a stand-in for ‘The Military Scout’. 1946 […]

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Renovated Garrisons Lake Boat Ramp Officially Open

With today’s ribbon cutting at Garrisons Lake near Smyrna, the fishing and boating public is officially invited to enjoy the popular angling destination with its newly-renovated concrete boat ramp and added amenities of a courtesy dock and freshly repa...

UD and DEMA Partner to Support Long-Term Recovery

The University of Delaware and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) have recently partnered on several new projects to aid the State of Delaware’s long-term recovery efforts from COVID-19. DEMA has provided support to the Institute of ...

September 29 in Pop Culture History

September 29 in Pop Culture History 480 BC – Battle of Salamis: The Greek fleet under Themistocles defeats the Persian fleet under Xerxes I. This was a few weeks after the famous Battle of Thermopylae (with King Leonidas and the 300 Spartans). 1829 -Scotland Yard went on patrol for the first time. 1938 – The […]

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Sept. 28, 2021: COVID-19 Briefing

Governor John Carney will hold a virtual press briefing at 1:45 p.m. about Delaware’s response to COVID-19.      The post Sept. 28, 2021: COVID-19 Briefing appeared first on State of Delaware News.

DNREC Seeks Entries for Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites photographers of all ages and skill levels to enter this year’s Delaware Watersheds Photo Contest. Hosted by the DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship, the contest aims to...