Schwartzkopf re-elected as Speaker of the House
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:55:31 GMT
Despite being the only Democratic legislator representing Sussex County when the 148th General Assembly begins in January, Rep. Pete Schwartzkopf has been re-elected to speaker of the House. Schwartzkopf said going into the Democratic caucus' leadership meeting Nov. 17 that he knew he had the votes to be re-elected, but actually getting the nod is still satisfying.
One dead, one critical in Milton shooting
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:55:17 GMT
One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting in the parking lot of a Milton apartment complex. The Sussex County Emergency Operation Center received a call of shots fired about 2:42 a.m., Monday, Nov. 24, in the area of Park Royal Apartments at 501 Palmer St. A Milton police officer responded to the call and found two male victims parked in a vehicle outside the 400 building with gunshot wounds.
New marker at Stockley Center's Sussex Cemetery
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:54:59 GMT
Among those attending the Nov. 17 ceremony at the Sussex County Cemetery were Rita Landgraf, secretary of Delaware's Department of Health and Social Services; Adele Mears Wemlinger, director of Stockley Center; Sara Tapman, who works in the kitchen at Stockley; the Rev. Lewis Bowers, chaplain at Stockley Center; and Dana Chant, director of the Indigent Burial Program for Delaware.
DSBF 2YO colt paces continue at Dover
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:46:42 GMT
Sonofa Sizzle, Dashboard and Smoking Joey won opening $20,000 legs of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund 2-year-old paces on Sunday, Nov. 23 at Dover Downs. After an impressive qualifying win, Mike White's Sonofa Sizzle dominated the first of three $20,000 colt and gelding paces.
Child Porn Trial Of Ex-School Headmaster Wraps Up
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:35:37 GMT
A judge is set to hear final arguments in the child pornography case against a former headmaster at an elite Delaware prep school. Fifty-four-year-old Christopher Wheeler, the former headmaster at Tower Hill school, was arrested last year and charged with 25 counts of dealing in child pornography.
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