Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – Jan. 17, 2021

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Headlines

Forecaster: Pandemic restrictions will be forgotten quickly as people seek normalcy

Bipartisan bill would waive state tax on 2020 unemployment benefits

State sets vaccine “sprint” to speed up shots, get to those not in healthcare

Culture

Natural history museum closes for redo and switch to nature, science focus

Sisters bask in $75,000 prize, camaraderie in Calif. sun

New photo page, Delaware Community Lens, will celebrate First State

Food & Dining

 Park Cafe opens as ode to Wawaset neighborhood

Bill to allow restaurants to continue selling takeout alcohol sails through House committee

Meet ‘The Wilmington:’ A liquid ode to Delaware’s largest city

Education

UD will bring 4,000 students to campus next month; that’s triple the fall total 

Health

This is what a mass vaccination event looks like 

COVID hospitalizations hit record high in Delaware, especially Sussex County 

Soon, an easier way to get help regarding suicide 

State, New Castle County plan 35 pop-up testing sites week of Jan. 18 

State passes 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; positive cases, hospitalizations high, but receding 

Government

151st General Assembly opens an era of virtual gatherings 

Delaware father and son charged in Capitol riots

Carney activates National Guard to help with inauguration events in Delaware 

Business

New group unites Delaware’s travel industry

Sports

Caravel holds off Delmarva Christian in season opener with a big game from Sophomore Jaden Rogers

Just photos: Caravel vs. Delmarva Christian

Milford Bucs take wrestling season opener 54-15 over Woodbridge

Sanford’s Ayala takes unique journey to lead Maryland program as junior

St Elizabeth needs late free throws to hold off Ursuline on opening night

Blue Coats unveil 2021 roster

Big takeaways from Monday’s college football championship

Sallies weathers strong second half by Caravel to win its first game of season

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