Delaware Shakespeare bilingual Twelfth Night

DelShakes’ bilingual musical ‘Twelfth Night’ ends this weekend

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Three years ago, Delaware Shakespeare decided to stop out on a ledge and produce a musical version of “Twelfth Night” for its 2020 community tour. Then writer Liz Filios of Philadelphia had another inspiration: What if the musical was also bilingual, partly because they have Spanish-speaking audience members? Go for it, DelShakes Executive Editor David Stradley told her. They asked …

Is Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sending undocumented immigrants to Delaware?

Is DeSantis sending immigrants to Sussex County?

Charlie Megginson, Andrew Sharp Headlines, Government

Media swarmed Georgetown’s Delaware Coastal Airport Tuesday following reports that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis planned to send a plane full of undocumented immigrants to President Joe Biden’s home state. The plane never arrived. Just last week, DeSantis ordered two planes of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, where former President Barack Obama has a vacation home. On Tuesday, it appeared to be …

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Tracing Your Immigrant Ancestors

Charlie Megginson

Presented by Lisa Alzo: M.F.A., Freelance writer, Instructor, and Lecturer. America is a nation of immigrants, comprised of people who left home to find a better life for themselves and their families. Tracking down your immigrant ancestors can often be a daunting task. This session will show you tips and tricks for locating and searching passenger lists and other key …

Bill to give undocumented kids free health insurance moves forward

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware could soon guarantee health insurance for undocumented children if a bill released from committee Wednesday passes in the General Assembly. House Bill 317, sponsored by Rep. Krista Griffith, D-Fairfax, would require the Department of Health and Social Services to develop and operate a medical coverage program for children who are not eligible for either Medicaid or CHIP because of …

Dem. bill would guarantee health insurance for undocumented children

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines, Health

Left: Rep. Krista Griffith, D-Fairfax. Right: Sen. Sarah McBride, D-Wilmington North. Democratic lawmakers plan to file a bill in the General Assembly Friday that would guarantee health insurance for all Delaware children who are not otherwise covered, including undocumented immigrant children. House Bill 317, sponsored by Rep. Krista Griffith, D-Fairfax, and Sen. Sarah McBride, D-Wilmington North, would direct the Department …

Our (other) guy in the White House talks Afghan resettlement

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Former Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, in blue shirt and now White House coordinator of Operation Allies Welcome, and U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Camerer greet Afghan guests in Liberty Village at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey in September. Photo by U.S. Army Spc. James Liker Former Gov. Jack Markell may be pulling 65- and 70-hour workweeks, but he’s …