For local students aiming to help Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami, origami is the new bake sale.
“You are the most outstanding, most generous individuals in the country, and I thank you very much,” Jan Fregulia told a roomful of Moose members on Saturday, Apr. 16.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING AND WIND ADVISORY FOE THE AREA UNTIL AROUND MIDNIGHT. A TORNADO WATCH WAS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS NORTH AND WEST DUE TO THE SAME STORM SYSTEM.
“I think this spot has been my calling.”
After devoting years in the restaurant business, Fatih Ocak decided it was time to take the reins himself. Last week, he opened the Frankford Family Diner on Route 113, and it has already gained a following, providing patrons with a wide range of comfort foods and hearty dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. From soups and salads, sandwiches and burgers to Italian and seafood dishes, the Frankford Family Diner offers something for everyone.
Frankford Town Council members had a full agenda at their meeting this week, discussing everything from feral cats to the town’s new water plant to a grant to outfit the town park on April 4.
Frankford’s Planning and Zoning Commission approved a conditional-use request for a bed-and-breakfast at 13 Main Street at their meeting last week.
Carwashes and bake sales are common fundraising avenues, but there’s nothing like some good-old fashioned competition to really get people paying attention. The folks at Bethel Tabernacle Church of God in Clarksville know that all too well, so they decided to make their big push for fundraising a little more fun with a friendly little men-versus-women competition. The losers have to sleep on the roof of the church — come rain, sleet or snow.
UPDATE: The tornado watch for Sussex County has been dropped as of 7:05 a.m.
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., has issued a wind advisory that is in effect from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 4. The advisory covers the southern two-thirds of Delaware, a portion of Maryland’s Eastern Shore and a portion of southeast New Jersey.
On a nondescript morning in March, I was beckoned into the home office by my husband, Daren.
Even after 21 years of teaching, Cindy Vincent looks forward to seeing what her students will bring to the table each day.
The Frankford Town Council members and residents heard from representatives of Chesapeake Utilities this week about a possible franchise agreement with the town for natural gas.
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., has expanded a flood watch to include portions of Delaware, Northeast Maryland and New Jersey, including the Delaware beaches and inland Sussex County from Thursday morning through Friday morning.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW THAT IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM EST TUESDAY.
* LOCATIONS...THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF DELAWARE.
* HAZARD TYPES... SNOW. A LITTLE SLEET IS POSSIBLE IN THE TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO SNOW BETWEEN 9 PM AND MIDNIGHT.
* ACCUMULATIONS... 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW.
...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...
* LOCATIONS...THE HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEASTERN MARYLAND, DELAWARE, EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND MUCH OF NEW JERSEY.
* HAZARDS...LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY INTO THIS EVENING.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST SUSTAINED AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.
Prescription Addiction: Part three in a three part series examining the rise of prescription drug abuse in our community
As of 2006, opioid painkillers were involved in more overdose deaths than heroin and cocaine combined, according to figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Eight local fire and police departments recognized the dedication and courage that their members possess and execute each and every day when the 2011 Joshua M. Freeman Valor Awards were presented to police officers and firefighters this past Friday, Feb. 11, at DiFebo’s Bistro on the Green at Bear Trap Dunes.
The Delaware State Police are asking the public’s help in locating a missing Dagsboro man. Detectives said on Friday, Feb. 11, that they were looking for John D. Wisniewski Sr., 45, of R Farm Lane in Dagsboro.
At least one homeowner in the Ocean Farms development near Bethany Beach is opposing a scheduled Feb. 17 vote on proposed road improvements in that community – and not just the project but the vote itself.
The Antioch AME Church in Frankford will feature music and fellowship on Feb. 13, at its Men’s Day celebration, “highlighting the men of the church [and] community and encouraging them in their role as leaders” in their families, community and church, according to the Rev. James Foster.
The same week state officials filed a $19 million lawsuit against a consultant on the Indian River Inlet Bridge replacement project over the prior design’s roadway approaches, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announced that Dover-based contractor George & Lynch Inc. had been awarded contract to construct re-engineered roadway approaches and to demolish the existing bridge.
From December through March, the sign outside Bailey’s Seafood proclaims, “Muskrat Sold Here.”
The Frankford Town Council meeting that was to be held on Monday, Feb. 7 has been canceled.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM THURSDAY...
* PRECIPITATION TYPE: RAIN AND SLEET IS EXPECTED TODAY...BEFORE THE MIXED PRECIPITATION CHANGES TO SNOW THIS EVENING.
* ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES.
* TIMING: RAIN AND SLEET WILL FALL DURING THE DAY...BEFORE CHANGING TO SNOW THIS EVENING. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO END BEFORE DAYBREAK THURSDAY.
WEATHER ALERT CANCELED: Winter weather advisory, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. -- snow and slippery conditions predicted
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS CANCELED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY.
* PRECIPITATION TYPE: SNOW.
* ACCUMULATIONS: TWO TO THREE INCHES. HIGHEST NEAR METROPOLITAN PHILADELPHIA AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY.
* TIMING: BEGINNING AFTER 7 PM AND LASTING FOR ABOUT 12 HOURS.
National Weather Service officials warned residents of the area that the melting of any remaining snow, sleet and ice, in combination with any rainfall that is occurring or will occur through the rest of the day, will lead to standing water in low-lying areas, as well as ponding on roadways. Be alert for areas of high water, especially while driving, they advised.
Delaware State Police have canceled a Gold Alert for a missing person, Corrina Williams, 23, who lives on Wilson Lane near Frankford. Williams was located in Maryland by Maryland State Police, according to the DSP.
New Castle and Kent counties on Tuesday afternoon remained under a Winter Storm Warning until 10 a.m., Wednesday morning. Lower predicted snow totals, however, dropped the designation to a Winter Storm Advisory in Sussex County; also in effect until 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Chief of Staff Thomas P. McGonigle's report to Gov. Jack Markell regarding the U.S. 113 North-South Project and related property reservation agreements entered into by the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) was released on Tuesday.