Year: 2021

December 23 in Pop Culture History

December 23 in Pop Culture History 1823 – A Visit From St. Nicholas, also known as The Night Before Christmas, was published. Clement Clarke Moore acknowledged authorship in 1837. 1888 – Suffering from severe depression, Vincent Van Gogh cut off the lower part of his left ear with a razor in Arles, France. 1913 – […]

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DOJ secures conviction, sentences in violent gun cases

Prosecutors have secured a murder conviction against a Wilmington man for a 2013 robbery that left one dead and another wounded. On June 7, 2013, Anthony Dale, 32, and two other armed men entered the Printz Convenience Market on Governor Printz Blvd. D...

DelDOT Announces Completion of 141 Projects

Motorists who use the Route 141 corridor are receiving an early holiday gift as a decade of work involving multiple projects come to an end on the Route 141 corridor from Route 4 in Newport to Route 13 in New Castle. This is one of the most heavily tra...

December 22 in Pop Culture History

December 22 in Pop Culture History 856 (Earthquake) Damghan, Iran 1666 – The French Academy of Sciences was founded. 1808 – Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony (Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67) premiered. It is one of the most well known pieces of music of all time. 1882 – The first string of […]

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Serial rapist found guilty on all charges

Prosecutors have convicted Kwesi Hudson on 15 charges, including multiple felonies. Hudson, 50, was indicted in 2018 for a string of robberies, kidnappings, and sexual assault against three victims in February and March of 2017. “These heinous crimes v...

What’s Coming to HBO Max in January 2022

Everything coming to HBO Max in 2022  HBO Max has just entered the streaming game but has already made quite the impression on viewers. From readily viable Christmas classics to award winning shows, HBO Max surely gave audiences a wide variety during December 2021 but what’s in store for next year? Here’s everything that will… Read More

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December 21, 2021 – COVID19 Press Briefing

Governor John Carney will hold a virtual press briefing at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 about Delaware’s response to COVID-19.   The post December 21, 2021 – COVID19 Press Briefing appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Happy Winter Solstice!

  (PCM) The Winter Solstice falls on or around December 21st. On this day in the Northern Hemisphere, the earth is tilted away from the sun as far as it can get. As the shortest day of the year and the absolute height of winter (astronomically speaking), the Solstice was an important ritual day in […]

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December 21 in Pop Culture History

December 21 in Pop Culture History 1620 – William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims landed on (what is now known as Plymouth Rock) in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 1913 – Arthur Wynne published his “word-cross”, the first crossword puzzle, in the New York World. 1937 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Walt Disney’s first full-length (83 […]

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DNREC Encourages Delawareans to Recycle Christmas Trees

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages Delawareans to regift their real Christmas trees to the environment by recycling them at one of the many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state. The post DNR...

December 20 in Pop Culture History

December 20 in Pop Culture History 1803 – Although officially signed in April 1803, the French flag came down and the United States’ flag rose in New Orleans, completing the Louisiana Purchase. 1880 – New York’s Broadway was first lighted by electricity, built by Charles F. Brush, and became known as the “Great White Way.” […]

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What’s Streaming on Hulu in January 2022

Streaming on Hulu in January 2022 Hulu has a lot to offer this January with a stellar new collection of sitcoms, action-adventure dramas, space adventures and so much more. Here’s everything coming to Hulu in January of 2022.  January 1: Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Anniversary Special Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with… Read More

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December 19 in Pop Culture History

December 19 in Pop Culture History 1732 – Benjamin Franklin published the first edition of Poor Richard’s Almanac, in Philadelphia. 1843 – Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was published. 1871 – Samuel Clemens received a patent (# 121,992) for “An Improvement in Adjustable and Detachable Garment Straps”, a type of cumberbun/belt. 1903 – The Williamsburg […]

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