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The 2018 Firefly Music Festival is underway. Tens of thousands are pouring into Dover and setting up camp to see artists like The Killers, Kendrick Lamar and Arctic Monkeys.


Just in time for the summer season, Southern Delaware Tourism unveiled its new website this week.

 


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June is LGBTQ Pride Month nationally, and this year, it’ll officially be Pride Month in the City of Wilmington too.

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Recognized as the last remnant of New Castle’s abundant agricultural history, Penn Farm is thriving once again under the day-to-day management of its current tenant, Delaware Greenways, but the future of the farm’s oldest structure, a farmhouse whose first section was built between 1799 and 1810, is now in question.

Delaware State University

Delaware State University has a new Athletic Director, tapping Scott Gines to fill the post.

Gines comes from Division II Texas A&M-Kingsville, where he’s been since 2007.

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Special Olympics Delaware hosts its Summer Games at the University of Delaware’s Athletic Complex this week.

 


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Delaware Public Archives is offering a chance to learn more about the DuPont Company’s role in the Civil War Saturday.


Wesley College has announced its new head football coach.

Offensive Coordinator and Associate Head Coach Chip Knapp has been promoted to replace the late Mike Drass – who died unexpectedly two weeks ago.

Sarah Miller Fuller, Lenape Tribal Citizen

The Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware and the Immanuel Union United Methodist Church are hosting a celebration of community history and identity Sunday at the Fork Branch cemetery in Cheswold.  

 


Courtesy: Wesley College website

Memorial services for long-time Wesley College football coach Mike Drass will be this weekend.

Drass, who led the Wolverine program for 25 years, died Monday at the age of 57.

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