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14 Great Things to Do in Southern Delaware

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 11.22.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

As one 20-something former New York City dweller admitted to me, "I came to Lewes to visit my retired parents and ended up staying myself." Southern Delaware can have that effect on people.

Live and Dangerous: Firefly Music Festival 2014

Jeff Pollack | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

The Firefly Music Festival is a mixed-genre, down to earth music festival held yearly in the lush, wooded landscape of Dover, Delaware. Thanks to a consistently stellar lineup and drama-free reputation, Firefly has grown from a hidden gem into one of the festival season's essential events.

From Christmas Seals to Kevlar

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.01.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Knowing how important it is to write women back into history, I am pleased to be able to share the stories of great Delaware -- and American -- women, all of whom have a place in the Hall of Fame of Delaware Women.

I Set a World Record and Swam the English Channel -- Four Months After Breast Cancer Surgery

Amanda Mercer | Posted 12.12.2012 | Women
Amanda Mercer

"I discussed your desire to swim the Channel with the doctors on the tumor review board, and I'm sorry, but no one believes that you will be able to do it. The fatigue from the chemo will be too great." I looked at my husband and thought they don't know me.

White Cliffs Of Dover Collapse Into Sea

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.15.2012 | Green

A famous landmark is now a little bit smaller after a section of the White cliffs of Dover collapsed into the English Channel, the Guardian reports. ...

Joan Cote, USO Delaware, Manages The Military's 'Dignified Transfer'

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Mention the United Service Organizations -- almost universally known as the USO -- to most Americans, and the first thing you'll likely hear is "Bob H...

David Sparks, Air Force Chaplain, Offers Comfort To Families Of The Fallen

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Mention the United Service Organizations -- almost universally known as the USO -- to most Americans, and the first thing you'll likely hear is "Bob H...

Towns Battle For Fire Truck Cleaning In Census Challenge

The New Hampshire | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A three-town challenge has been set between the neighboring communities of UNH to encourage local participation in the 2010 U.S. Census. Durham Tow...

Reading The Pictures: 4,000 U.S. Combat Deaths, and Just a Handful of Images

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-07-28-shaw_727.jpgThe military has been so effective in muting the war, and the war photographer, that many of our best shooters have found themselves turning to the technique of irony.