A centralized newsfeed of news and press releases from State of Delaware agencies for the last two weeks.
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25 Years of Tree Farming: The Delaware Forestry Association's President Brian Michalski recognized Delaware Tree Farmers with 25 years of continuous Tree Farm certification at the organization's annual meeting in Bridgeville recently.
The 30-minute film, "Delaware Agriculture: Farming in the First State," introduces viewers to the history of the state's agricultural industry and the depth and breadth of modern-day farming.
Since many adults work outside the home, having a healthy workplace can support personal health goals, and boost attendance and productivity while decreasing costs associated with ill health.
The Delaware State Police and Delaware.gov in conjunction with Delaware Interactive, LLC have just launched a new mobile Tip Line application on both Android and iOS platforms. The new Mobile Tip Line provides an additional, convenient, method where anyone can submit a crime tip straight from their mobile device.
In recognition of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Delaware Children's Department, in partnership with the Attorney General's office and several child advocacy organizations, is highlighting the importance of recognizing and reporting suspected child abuse and neglect, and the preventative steps families can take to reduce such risks.
During National Public Health Week (April 1-7, 2013), consider ways to improve student health, grades, attendance, and behavior.
Governor, Delaware Leaders Welcome Allen Harim's Decision to Purchase Former Pinnacle (Vlasic) Pickle Plant for Poultry Operations
Governor Jack Markell, Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee, Delaware Economic Development Office Director Alan Levin and U.S. Sen. Tom Carper issued the following statements today regarding the announcement by Harim that it intends to purchase the former Pinnacle Foods plant in Millsboro, invest $100 million and employ an estimated 700 people in a poultry processing, cut-up and cooking operation.
DOVER (April 1, 2013) - DNREC's Division of Watershed Stewardship will hold its second public hearing on proposed revisions to the Delaware Sediment and Stormwater Regulations at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in the DNREC Auditorium, Richardson and Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover.
DOVER (March 28, 2013) - DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents made 597 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters and the general public, including 12 boating safety checks, in which all but one vessel operator was found to be in compliance.
As a guest host for the Governor's weekly message, filmed at the Victoria Mews Community Building in Newark, Anas Ben-Addi, Director of the Delaware State Housing Authority, highlights the recent award of federal funding that will help people with disabilities live independently in the community.
Hi, my name is Anas Ben Addi, Director of the Delaware State Housing Authority. As you know, Governor Markell has made serving people with disabilities the centerpiece of his policy work as Chair of the National Governors Association.
Legislation requires criminal history checks in connection with virtually all gun sales (Dover, DE) Governor Markell issued the following statement after the passage of House Bill 35 in the Delaware House of Representatives: "Delaware is a step closer to making our citizens safer by requiring a background check on nearly every gun purchase or transfer. [...]
DOVER (March 28, 2013) - The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife is offering wood duck nesting boxes available for sale to the public for a discounted price of $30.
LEWES (March 28, 2013) - There will be fun and exciting programs during spring break at Cape Henlopen State Park. On Wednesday, April 3, programs begin with a Squid Dissection at 11 a.m. at the Seaside Nature Center. This hands-on program, that focuses on the mysterious squid, is recommended for children ages five and up accompanied by an adult. Program cost is $5 per person.
Creating safe and healthy environments to save lives and money is the goal of National Public Health Week.
Improving public health at home can prevent health problems and improve quality of life. National Public Health Week (April 1-8, 2013) encourages the prevention of disease and injury.
In partnership with DNREC's Division of Watershed Stewardship's rain barrels program, the Delaware Forest Service is inviting residents of Delaware communities within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed to "buy a rain barrel ... get a free tree" through the Forest Service's new "Trees for the Bay" program.