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Meet Bobby Pancake, celebrating High 5 Hospitality’s 20 years

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

Bobby Pancake has heard it all. The CEO of Newark-based High 5 Hospitality is accustomed to people commenting on his last name, especially since High 5 operates Eggspectation, a Christiana-area restaurant famous for breakfast and brunch. How does he handle it? “I deal with it the same way Kevin Bacon deals with it,” he said. “So, I’m Bobby Pancake, and he’s Kevin Bacon. …

Assisted suicide finally passes House, despite GOP concerns

Jarek RutzGovernment, Headlines

A unique method of death by self-administered medication that has been discussed by the General Assembly for several years has once again made into this year’s legislative session. And, once again, the Republicans pushed back in full swing, with a myriad of concerns with both logistical and moral concerns. The concept made Rep. Rich Collins, R-Milsboro, question the religious morality …

93 honored as 2024 Secretary of Education Scholars

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

The head of Delaware’s Department of Education has named his 93 scholars for 2024. Secretary of Education Mark Holodick selected the students based on their continued academic achievement and involvement in the community.  “This represents one of the highest academic achievements a student can earn in a Delaware public school,” Holodick said at a dinner in Dover honoring the students …

Military students could get priority in school choice

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Military families in Delaware could receive a scholastic perk in the world of school choice with a new bill that unanimously was voted for in the House Education Committee Wednesday afternoon. House Bill 354, sponsored by Rep. Nnamdi Chukwuocha, D-Wilmington, gives the dependent children of active military members, full-time Delaware National Guard members, and active duty members of a reserve …

Makers of inappropriate deep fake images could face penalties

Jarek RutzGovernment, Headlines

A bill that would punish citizens for creating and spreading inappropriate artificial intelligence images known as deep fakes passed unanimously in the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday morning. House Bill 353, sponsored by Rep. Krista Griffith, D-Wilmington, provides civil and criminal penalties for the wrongful disclosure of deep fakes that depict individuals in the nude or engaging in sexual conduct. Several …

Wednesday's webinar was meant to engage community members into learning and giving feedback about public education in Delaware.

First State Educate details problems, solutions to education

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

An organization aiming to reform education in Delaware hosted an informative webinar Wednesday that painted a picture of a poor return on investment, the importance of a successful education system, the need to engage with legislators and more. First State Educate’s chief strategy and operating officer Julia Keleher hosted the virtual meeting, which also tried to get the sense of …

Dover Motor Speedway honors NASCAR legend Richard Petty

bshupeBusiness, Headlines

  Petty, a seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and seven-time Monster Mile winner, to make appearances before Würth 400 NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, April 28. Petty Family is celebrating its 75th anniversary in NASCAR this season. LEGACY MOTOR CLUB co-owner Jimmie Johnson, an 11-time Dover winner, also to appear on the Monster Monument and race in the Würth 400. Visit DoverMotorSpeedway.com to …

More than half a million Americans have some form of metastatic cancer. (Photo by apomares/iStock Getty Images)

Metastatic cancer patients could get expanded treatment coverage

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Health

A bill that would expand treatment for a certain type of cancer passed the House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee unanimously Tuesday afternoon. House Bill 364, sponsored by Rep. Cyndie Romer, D-Newark, requires that individual, blanket and group health insurance carriers cover drug treatment for the associated conditions of metastatic cancer in the same way treatment for metastatic cancer is …

New Milford school gets its name: Milford Middle School

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

After a few months of consideration with plenty of public input, the Milford School District Board of Education finalized a name Monday night for its new middle school.  The new Milford middle school, a key component of Milford School District’s strategic plan to accommodate rapid enrollment growth, will be called “Milford Middle School.” Opening in fall 2025, the building had …

Meet the new assistant golf pro at SDGC

Terry RogersHeadlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

by David McCallum   Caden Stanley’s journey to being the new assistant golf professional at Southern Delaware Golf Club has been a circuitous one – much like a baseball player rounding the bases before sliding back into home safely. Fortunately, it’s a journey Stanley likely navigated numerous times as a second baseman and four-year letterman at Milford High School, where …