I pushed a long rocky day out of Pennsylvania to meet my best friend Sean in Delaware Water Gap, a town on the border with New Jersey. We camped that night and caught up over campfire quesadillas, guacamole, beers, and cigars, courtesy of Sean’s preparedness. It was a great evening. He joined me for......
While Hessians were sleeping away in these barracks, raised in 1758, General George Washington and 2,400 Revolutionary soldiers were crossing the icy Delaware River to start the First Battle of Trenton. Built to house 300 soldiers during...Show More Summary
Just opened this year, Spruce Street Harbor Park includes a beer garden on the Delaware River From big dogs like Victory and Yards to a handful of local craft brewers, Philadelphia's beer scene has long been on the national map. ButShow More Summary
The Delaware Legislature recently passed suicide prevention legislation, co-sponsored by Rep. Paul Baumbach. Of course, this measure had unanimous support, as suicide is always a tragedy. But this begs a question about another piece of legislation Rep. Baumbach also sponsored: H.B. 150. This bill did not prevent suicide- it would have assisted with suicide. […]
As the temperature neared 90 degrees earlier this month, Marquis “Mack” Richardson sought relief in the Delaware River with a swim from the rock-strewn banks in Bristol, Pa. Near the shore, the river depth was between 4 and 5 feet and the 22-year-old, who grew up swimming the river in...
“Fee-shifting: Delaware’s self-inflicted wound” [Stephen Bainbridge, more] Needed: a new Delaware [Reuters] Fordham lawprof Sean Griffith fights trial bar on shareholder suits [Bainbridge, more] Goodbye, insurance (hugs). I think I’ll miss you most of all. Show More Summary
The old railroad junction town of Slateford, Pennsylvania is, at first glance, the type of place one might pass through on a drive into neighboring New Jersey, or bypass completely on the adjacent interstate—but even then the viaduct...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) -- Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. Off the Delaware coast in 1980, on the last day of summer vacation, the 18-year-old took a dive from his family's boat into an unseen sandbar barely a foot below the surface, sustaining injuries that paralyzed him from the chest down. Show More Summary
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D) isn’t endorsing Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) for president nor does he think Sanders will win the Democratic Party’s nomination. “I think in the end he doesn’t have a great chance of winning the nomination...Show More Summary
gentlewave: John Durand (active between 1765–1782): Portrait of Dorothy Pleasants Briggs [Mrs. John Nicholas] (1754-1850), 1775-1782, oil on canvas, 76.83 x 64.13 cm, Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Delaware, United States of America, photograph by Herb Crossan, source: museumcollection.winterthur.org.
???? The sun had gone over to being hot again. Wiffle ball in the driveway by the dumpsters made it to the bottom of the second inning before the catcher resigned and wandered off. A laughing gull was whooping it up on the neighboring roofline. A little bike-riding was essayed; the three-year-old tipped his over […]
The marine mammal was spotted in the narrow canal that connects the Chesapeake and Delaware bays just a few days after one was seen in an estuary of the Potomac River.
Charity is a third-year veteran of Major League Lacrosse’s Oho Dance Machine Charity gets asked, “Where’s Waldo?” all the time. And she knows the precise answer, “I say it’s between Delaware and Marion.” The reason Charity gets asked “Where’s Waldo?” so much, is because the member of the MLL’s Ohio Dance Machine is [...]
????? The sand was cool and rain-damp still when toes dug into it. The waves were irregular and choppy, and a fishy smell came in on the water. Already, before the lifeguards were even posted, people were bristling about territorial boundaries. A truck went back and forth on the back of the beach, dealing with […]
President Barack Obama's push for free community college has captured national attention, but some U.S. states and cities have been offering it for a long time before the idea gained popularity. Delaware's Student Excellence Equals Degree scholarship program provides free community college in that state. Show More Summary
???? Clouds thickened over a humid morning. An immense bead of sweat slid down the three-year-old’s face as he test-pedaled a bicycle on training wheels around inside of the rental shop. The children rode slowly back home, and then the bikes had to be parked in the living room for protection. Thunder boomed and the […]
The latest in the seemingly never-ending back and forth series of PWEs between Rhode Island and Delaware arrived a couple of weeks ago now. Yup, my friend Mark Kaz from This Way to the Clubhouse strikes again... The most interesting card in the package was this Victor Martinez from 2010 Topps Heritage. Show More Summary
Digital news platform Flipboard is reported to have raised another $50 million in a very quiet Series D round. According to documents that the company filed in Delaware, passed to TechCrunch by Justin Byers from data provider VC Experts, Flipboard has authorised the sale of 22,668,540 shares of stock priced at $2.2057 each. Show More Summary
Pit bull bans and Breed Specific Legislation(BSL) has been in decline over the past year and two more town ditched the pit bull laws this month.Wilmington, Delaware has had their pit bull BSL for more than 12 years, according to the News Journal. Show More Summary
I love flea markets. I especially love the flea market in Laurel, Delaware -- about 20 miles southwest of the Stale Gum Southern Command. The Laurel Junction Flea Market is a socioeconomic experience that, if you're ever in the neighborhood, you need to see for yourself. Show More Summary