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MUNCIE, Ind. -- The city and county are so far unable to agree on a pact that would settle their differences over their joint 911 dispatch center and end the city's plans to create its own ambulance service. The Delaware County commissioners on Monday told The Star Press that they've been in talks ...

On Sunday, a 13-year-old boy on an Easter picnic with his family fell through a wooden plank in Los Angeles' Griffith Park -- and plummeted 25 feet down, into the city's sewer and drainage pipe system. He was swept away. A frantic overnight search began. And after more than 12 hours, he was ...
Weather forecasters had warned residents of northern Delaware to expect snow and ice on their morning commute. While some sleet fell, the snow ... Wilmington hasn't seen 2 inches of snow in April since 2000, when the city recorded about 2.1 inches of snow, according to NWS. In 1987, April brought ...
Photo Credit: D. Oves. St. Andrews School in Middletown, Delaware, was once the beautiful setting for the classic Robin Williams film "Dead Poets Society." On Saturday, it was an ideal setting for a classic high school crew race. Ocean City and several other local teams took part in the Noxontown ...
Officials in a central Indiana county are dropping their fight against a proposed 10,000-hog farm after threats of legal action since a state agency has approved the project. The Delaware County commissioner had put a hold on building permits for the farm in the northern part of the county. The (Muncie) ...

Lasting a full year, the occupation of Wilmington was the longest military occupation of an American city in history--and the most extreme response to riots that broke out in over 100 American cities after King's murder on April 4, 1968. It only concluded with the election of a new governor in January 1969. Martin Luther King, Jr
In Florida, only the state is allowed to regulate firearms. Local government officials who ignore that law -- posting signs prohibiting guns in city parks, for example -- face stiff penalties. They include removal from office, a $5,000 fine officials must pay from their personal funds and lawsuits from any person ...
And by our city, I mean every Delawarean's. I'm sure this fact is easy for some to forget with Baltimore, Philadelphia and D.C. being so close but, at the end of the day, this is our state's only city. Admittedly, Wilmington isn't a big city, but Delaware isn't exactly a big state. The next time you hear someone ...
Old City, say hello to your newest neighbor. Deardorff, one of Delaware's oldest branding agencies, has moved to the Historic District and has plans to hire. The relocation means Deardorff joins a growing list of agencies moving to Philadelphia thanks in part to the city's growing marketing ...
March 22, 2018)—During the month of April 2018, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be sponsoring 16 special programs at sites across the state. A full schedule is included ... City-wide series of events including tours, displays, children's activities, crafts and more. Sponsored by the ...
Mike Powell with Delaware's Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control tells The Daily Times of Salisbury that while Rehoboth ... Bethany Beach town manager Cliff Graviet says the storm left the town vulnerable to another similarly strong weather event, as there's not much sand left.
It also looks like the storms caused some major erosion issues for the shore towns it affected. Major erosion has once again Bethany Beach, Delaware (still weird to see snow on the ground in spring there) - at least two walkways sustained major damage. (Pic - Town of Bethany Beach Webcam) #NetDE ...
Community groups that pushed for changes in the Chicago Police Department will now be able to weigh in on reform efforts being negotiated by the city and state attorney general. They reached the agreement this week following months of sometimes heated talks after the city waffled on how to overhaul ...
The Delaware protest has special significance, local teens say, and also touches on the subject of gun violence in Wilmington, where kids are more likely to be shot than any other U.S. city. With that in mind, some are spurning the event in D.C., eager to bring the focus back to their local community.
As more cities sign off on bringing safe injection sites to places hardest hit by the opioid and heroin epidemic, Delaware leaders have begun talking about what ... "The city is now just in the stage of saying we've concluded we can benefit from it," said Dr. Tom Farley, Philadelphia's health commissioner, at a ...
In Granite City, Ill., 500 laid off steel workers are being called back to work following President Trump's steep tariffs that go into effect Friday on imported steel. ... Workers in traditional steel towns across the country are rejoicing over President Trump's steep tariffs on imported steel that go into effect Friday.

Delaware lawmakers have introduced a bill to lower the legal blood-alcohol threshold for drunken driving from the currently recognized national standard of .08 percent. Under the legislation, the legal blood-alcohol threshold in Delaware would drop to .05 percent. The proposal has yet to be heard in ...
Delaware Plaza in Delmar is planning changes to exterior facades of its stores, according to an application before the town of Bethlehem's planning board. The strip mall wants to replace the shingle mansard roof sign design with upright walls and so-called hardi-plank siding that will give it a new, more ...
Police in Delaware are investigating a Saturday morning car crash that killed two 19-year-olds from New Jersey and left two Rutgers University athletes injured. ... Delaware State Police said Velazquez's car veered off the road, struck a small rise in the ground and went airborne before hitting a large tree.
New Delaware Prosperity Partnership president and CEO William Kurt Foreman speaks during a meeting with the press after it was announced the DPP has ended their search for a new CEO earlier Thursday. Foreman comes to Delaware from Oklahoma City where he was the executive vice president of ...
Working with city officials, COhatch committed to a 10-year lease and to develop a shared space facility to foster innovation, collaboration, and community in the heart of Delaware. The City of Delaware will invest up to $1.18 million to bring the first floor and basement to a 'vanilla box' state and is offering a ...
The city of Delaware and a private partner have hatched a plan to transform a vacant downtown building back into a bustling workplace. Delaware City Council last month gave City Manager Tom Homan approval to enter into a 10-year lease with Worthington-based COhatch for the first floor and basement ...
State regulators and the Delaware City Refinery have reached a settlement in their legal fight over where the company can ship crude oil – a battle that last year resulted in a $150,000 fine. The two sides have agreed to a deal "in principle" but declined to release any details on Friday. "The parties are ...
A $100 million upgrade shelved by the Delaware City Refinery in 2016 is back in play as the company looks to capitalize on future demand for cleaner marine fuels. Hints that the project might be renewed first emerged last week during a conference call between industry analysts and Tom Nimbley, the ...
John Carney has authorized the National Guard to assist residents of a southern Delaware town after the discovery of high levels of toxic chemicals in ... Agency found that all three of the town's drinking water wells had concentrations of perfluorinated compounds above the human health advisory level.
The oil business is booming throughout New Mexico, and local communities are eager to reap the benefits. The industry generated about 172 million barrels of oil in 2017, surpassing its previous record of about 147 million barrels set in 2015, per records from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Construction work on a $100 million upgrade of the Linde Group's facility in Claymont is slated to begin this spring, according to company officials. The Delaware City Refinery is looking to begin its own $100 million upgrade this summer. Officials in Delaware are hoping the two projects are the first sign that ...
Parts of the southern-most Delaware beaches will be extra crowded this summer as a delay in replenishment will force work into as late as July. ... The first project in Bethany Beach is set to begin May 15 and is expected to take 28 days to do, according to a release signed by Town Manager Cliff Graviet.
Taxes currently being paid on the property are $1,746 to the town of Andes, $2,775 to Delaware County and $3,503 to the Andes Central School District. The IDA was criticized by the MARK Project Board President at an Andes Planning Board meeting earlier this month for the potential loss in tax revenue, ...
BLADES, Del. - Delaware's Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Division of Public Health announced on Tuesday that one of the 39 private wells sampled so far by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the Blades area returned a high level of per-fluorinated compounds, ...
Commissioner Gary Merrell said the selling of the old county jail is a conversation that did come up during the commissioners' joint session Feb. 15 with the City of Delaware. He told city officials in that meeting that the county's law library is currently housed in the old jail, but if the county no longer owned ...
Senator Chuck Grassley's town hall meeting in Manchester on Friday afternoon was a heated one. Around 200 people packed the Delaware County Courthouse courtroom from wall to wall – that's twice as many as the room usually holds. And the general sense from half the room was anger – with ...
A $100 million upgrade shelved by the Delaware City Refinery in 2016 is back in play as the company looks to capitalize on future demand for cleaner marine fuels. Hints that the project might be renewed first emerged last week during a conference call between industry analysts and Tom Nimbley, the ...
Local and state officials will meet with Blades residents on Tuesday evening to share updates on a permanent solution to the contaminated drinking water recently found in town wells. Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn Garvin said on Monday that officials plan to ...
We like Delaware because we get a city feel but it's still a small college town — everything is within walking distance.” Most of Substratum's staff have some Ohio connection, and some are natives, including Allmon, who was born in Canton. The company currently has about a dozen employees, along with ...
New York State Police are investigating a fire in the town of Davenport, Delaware County that killed two children early Friday morning. ... The Davenport, Pindars Corners, Hobart and Kortright fire departments responded to put out the fire, and the Delaware County Sheriff's Office assisted state police.
To determine which U.S. cities had the cheapest rent, researchers at ConsumersAdvocate.org used data from the American Community Survey's 2016 1-year estimates to see which cities with populations over 500k had the lowest median gross rent for a 1 bedroom apartment. The American Community ...
A tiny town in southern Delaware is facing a major water crisis. Residents and businesses in Blades, a Sussex County town just south of Seaford, have been told not to use their tap water for drinking and cooking after perfluorinated compounds, or PFCs, were detected in the town's public water supply.
John Carney has authorized the National Guard to assist residents of a southern Delaware town after the discovery of high levels of toxic chemicals in ... Agency found that all three of the town's drinking water wells had concentrations of perfluorinated compounds above the human health advisory level.
Since all the schools in Delaware County declared Wednesday a snow day and closed, students didn't let the day go to waste. ... The snow accumulation caused Big Walnut Local Schools, Buckeye Valley Local Schools, Delaware City Schools and Olentangy Local Schools all to close for the day on ...
Not surprisingly, the early history of Milton and Milford, like many towns in southern Delaware, was directly tied to the water. ... The Milton Museum already has dedicated a portion of its permanent collection to the economic history of the town, including boat building, sawmills, button making, bean canning ...
MBNA had transformed the city, for better or for worse, with multimillion-dollar renovations and postmodern constructions, including its trophy showpiece, Bracebridge, its four-building headquarters in the heart of downtown. Bracebridge IV, which was donated to the Longwood Foundation in 2012, is now ...
Mill's imprisonment on a probation violation set off a flurry of legal appeals, criticism of the criminal justice system, and rallies in the city last fall. ... attorneys have been notoriously tough on crime, which is one reason the city currently has the highest incarceration rate of the United States' 10 largest cities.
... snow falling in central Ohio this morning has made driving hazardous and canceled Wednesday classes in most central Ohio school districts, including Columbus City Schools.Franklin, Delaware, Fairfield, Licking and Pickaway counties are all under a Level 2 snow emergency [Kyle Robertson/Dispatch].
There wasn't much standing room at Delaware City Hall, or even at the hallway during the zoning meeting. Some neighbors voiced their concerns about moving forward with that proposal to build a complex for people with disabilities or mental challenges on Curtis Street near their homes. Some said they feel like they are ...
Can't cook a five-course dinner — let alone a single meal — but still want to participate in this month's romanticized holiday? Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to get glamorous and wine and dine with that special someone (or with friends, or alone). Here are some restaurants up and down the coast ...
Dave Ribeiro is with the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, which puts out an annual City Energy Efficiency Scorecard. He credits cities for expanding public transportation, using cleaner fuels and pushing for renewable energy. But he says there are limits to calculating exactly how much ...
Gov. John Carney is once again going to bat for the Delaware City Refinery. The governor last week asked the Trump Administration to waive the federal renewable fuel volume mandates that are forcing refinery owner PBF Energy to buy expensive biofuel credits, citing fears the financial woes that recently ...
A landmark Victorian building that stood near the waterfront in a once-bustling South Jersey town for more than 140 years is gone. The Leap Building at the corner ... Penns Grove has seen its fortunes decline over the past decades with the loss of buinesses like so many small towns. It also is dealing with a ...


 

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