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Historical marker honors 1st Delaware Regiment
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500
A new historical marker in the town of Christiana pays tribute to the 1st Delaware Regiment, which fought in the Revolutionary War.

Aetna offers Thanksgiving fire safety tips
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:18:00 -0500
Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. In fact, the average number of house fires in the United States doubles on Thanksgiving Day, according to John H. Farrell IV, spokesman for Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company.

Newark nonprofit Water is Life Kenya celebrates 10 years
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:30:00 -0500
Consider how many times, and how many ways, you will use water before leaving the house for the day. Now imagine the closest water source is several miles away, and you must walk three hours to get there.

Brookside volunteers aim to send message to graffiti taggers
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:53:00 -0500
As traffic zipped by on a sunny but breezy afternoon, Bill Wheatley stood alongside East Chestnut Hill Road rolling brown paint over graffiti on a fence that separates the Brookside community from the busy road.

Newark woman sentenced to four years for embezzlement scheme
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:00:00 -0500
A Newark woman will spend the next four years in federal prison after embezzling more than $6 million from her employer to support her gambling habit.

Hundreds run in annual Turkey Trot races
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:50:00 -0500
More than 600 people, some wearing colorful turkey hats and other Thanksgiving-related costumes, participated in the Turkey Trot 5K and 10K races on Saturday morning.

UD tennis team ‘signs’ inspirational 7-year-old
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:44:00 -0500
He's still in elementary school, but 7-year-old Trace Coudon has signed a letter of intent with the University of Delaware to become an honorary member of the tennis team through a program called Team IMPACT.

In UD speech, Biden recounts losing son and finding hope again
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:35:00 -0500
After two New York Police Department officers were murdered in 2014, Joe Biden traveled to New York to speak at their funerals. At the home of officer Wenjian Liu, the vice president consoled his father, Wei Tang Liu.

City to pay $1,000 to shuttle Beast of the East attendees to Main Street
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:15:00 -0500
When the Beast of the East wrestling tournament comes to town next month, the city of Newark will fund a bus to shuttle the wrestlers and their families to the restaurants on Main Street and elsewhere.

Newark to celebrate Thanksgiving with Turkey Trot, interfaith service, community meals
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:30:00 -0500
Newarkers will celebrate Thanksgiving with several events over the next week.

For one veteran, WWII brought heartache and love
NewarkPostOnline.com / Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500
Frank Lee experienced many memorable events after he was inducted into the U.S. Army in December 1942 and went on to serve in Europe during World War II with the 51st Engineer Combat Battalion.

City of Newark collecting holiday food donations
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:00:00 -0500
The city of Newark will serve as a collection site for the Food Bank of Delaware this holiday season.

Police seek men who stole from Newark GameStop
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 15 Nov 2017 19:54:00 -0500
Police are searching for two men who stole items from a video game store in Suburban Plaza last week.

Newark man charged with burglary in Stafford – again
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:05:00 -0500
For the second time in three months, a Newark man has been charged with breaking into a home in the Stafford neighborhood.

TV stolen during burglary at University Courtyard Apartments
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:03:00 -0500
Someone broke into an apartment at the University Courtyard complex while the resident was home last week.

Newark family shares story of daughter’s hearing loss in video series
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:30:00 -0500
If you ask 11-year-old Zoe Symons how her cochlear implants feel, she’ll say “natural.”

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