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At the Special Olympics Summer Games, sports unite a community
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sat, 15 Jun 2019 19:15:00 -0400
Across the University of Delaware’s athletic complex on Friday and Saturday, athletes gathered to compete for the top honors in their sport. The occasion marked the 49th annual Special Olympics Delaware's Summer Games.

Newark traffic stop leads to drug charges
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sat, 15 Jun 2019 19:19:00 -0400
A traffic stop in Newark last week led police to discover drugs in the car and arrest the driver, authorities said.

Newark Police: Woman punched officer arresting her friend on DUI charge
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sat, 15 Jun 2019 20:21:00 -0400
Two women are facing charges after one allegedly punched a Newark Police officer attempting to arrest her friend on suspicion of DUI, authorities said.

Police officers carry Special Olympics torch down Main Street
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:49:00 -0400
Dozens of law enforcement officers concluded a three-day, 160-mile torch run in Newark on Friday, carrying the Special Olympics torch down Main Street and South College Avenue.

Man charged with DUI after crashing into Elkton Road electrical box
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:43:00 -0400
A Maryland man is facing charges after crashing into an electrical box while driving intoxicated in Newark, police said.

The week ahead: Chapel Street Players, PAL fundraiser, outdoor concerts
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400
News literacy workshop: Friday, 7 p.m., at the Newark Free Library, 750 Library Ave. This presentation uses the rise of fake news, so often widely disdained by commentators across America, as an opportunity to reflect on some of our most…

Newark student wins top honors for journalism piece
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:30:00 -0400
“Today, we breathe,” Stella White writes in her award-winning opinion article. “Tomorrow, we dread — which one of us is next?”

Newark council takes aim at government meetings held in restaurants
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00:00 -0400
Is it appropriate to hold government meetings at noisy restaurants or other businesses?

Proposed $15 minimum wage in Delaware clears 1st hurdle
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:35:00 -0400
A proposal to increase Delaware's minimum wage to $15 an hour cleared its first legislative hurdle Wednesday despite vocal opposition from the business, hospitality and agriculture communities.

Plans for Marrows Road car repair center scaled back
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 13 Jun 2019 00:15:00 -0400
Martin Honda has significantly scaled back its plans to build a car repair facility on Marrows Road.

Aetna hosts hands-on firefighting demonstration for city council
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 13 Jun 2019 00:30:00 -0400
When Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company fire engines arrived outside of the historic Green Mansion on Main Street for a search-and-rescue operation last week, it was members of city council donning the gear.

Retirement brings Downes Elementary teacher full circle
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:00:00 -0400
When physical education teacher Sandy Hudson retires from Downes Elementary School this year, she’ll have completed a cycle that began when she was a little girl, living down the street from the school and attending classes there.

Newark council balks at straw ban, opts for more gradual approach
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 11 Jun 2019 01:00:00 -0400
City council stopped short of supporting a proposed ban on plastic straws and instead agreed to take a more gradual approach to reducing the use of straws in Newark.

A longer summer awaits as Christina students celebrate end of school year
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:59:00 -0400
After Frederic Francois and Mason Hortlon had taken their final walk through the halls of Downes Elementary School, they agreed that they felt a sense of accomplishment.

UD alumni say goodbye to the Christiana Towers
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 11 Jun 2019 18:00:00 -0400
Crowded into one of the apartments at the Christiana West Tower, a group of seven University of Delaware alumni delighted in recounting the two years they spent living together in the towers.

Newark honors Girl Scout troop for supporting K-9 fund
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:15:00 -0400
A local Girl Scout troop that donated its cookie proceeds to the Newark Police Department’s K-9 fund was honored by city council on Monday.

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