DelawareLive May 12

DelawareLIVE Weekly Review – May 12, 2024

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Review Includes: Redding Consortium votes to remove Christina from Wilmington Longwood’s new conservatory overlook open for summer Dan Butler’s BlueBird brings breakfast, lunch happiness Southbridge residents await remediation of contaminated park 87 pledge to teach during Educators Rising signing day Weidner lifts William Penn over Caravel in extra innings Click on the image below to read these articles …

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DelawareLIVE Weekly Review – December 31, 2023

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Review Includes: Oaths of office open most diverse General Assembly ever EastSide breaks ground on $25 million community STEM hub Heated debate ends in vote to raise teacher pay over 4 years Judge refuses to block state’s assault rifle, magazine law First new Wilmington school in 50 years topped off with joy Jeep to stop sending gas-powered Wranglers …

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Hit-and-run hospitalizes Faithful Friends founder, kills dog

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

The founder of Faithful Friends Animal Society is recovering from a hit-and-run accident that hospitalized her and killed her dog, Emma, which she was walking at the time of the accident. The incident occurred when Jane Pierantozzi was walking her dog Dec. 10 on South Clayton Street in Wilmington near the intersection of South Clayton and Maple Streets in Wilmington. …

DelawareLive Aug 6

DelawareLIVE Weekly Review – August 6, 2023

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Review Includes: ‘Ready to go’ says Learning Collab’s 1st exec. director Faithful Friends: 50% more pets saved in 4 years with new HQ Del Art Museum: new residency bridges past and present Wilm U to add esports certificate to list of offerings Odessa Ducks stadium the newest in the state Click on the image below to view the …

Faithful Friends Animal Society unveiled its new headquarters Thursday.

Faithful Friends: 50% more pets saved in 4 years with new HQ

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Health

Faithful Friends Animal Society is hoping to have the capacity to save 25% more animals in the next two years with its new headquarters, its founder said after a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. “When we started Faithful Friends [in 2000], publicly-funded shelters in Delaware had a 90 percent kill rate, and today, Delaware is one of just three no-kill states in …

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These beagles were bred for drug testing. Now you can adopt them

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Had they not been rescued, they would have been sold to laboratories for drug experimentation.  Of the 4,000 beagles removed from a Virginia breeding facility in the last month, 35 now call Delaware home.  Faithful Friends Animal Society in Wilmington was just one destination of three in the First State. The organization welcomed 13 puppies Tuesday, all between two and …

Newark community groups offer help to homeless, pets

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

The event will be held on April 2 at the Red Roof Inn on College Ave. in Newark. Faithful Friends Animal Society, The Journey and the Food Bank of Delaware will join forces on April 2 to offer supplies, resources and support to Delawareans facing housing insecurity – and their pets.  The three groups will host “Easter Hope 2022” from …

Drive-thru pet food bank open Thursday in Wilmington

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

Faithful Friends Animal Society, Delaware Humane Association and the Delaware SPCA will give away pet food Thursday.   Three animal groups will provide free cat and dog food for families in financial distress Thursday at the Henrietta Johnson Medical Center. Faithful Friends Animal Society, Delaware Humane Association and the Delaware SPCA say the drive-up pet food bank is designed to …

Faithful Friends breaks ground on 18,000-square-foot facility

Betsy PriceHeadlines

Faithful Friends plans to move from its old shelter to its new in 2022.     Faithful Friends Animal Society used this week’s groundbreaking of its new 18,000-square-foot no-kill shelter to launch the community fundraising phase of its $10 million capital campaign. The new shelter will be named the Sharon Struthers Animal Adoption and Community Resource Center after a long-time …

Shelters host free drive-up pet food, cat litter giveaway Saturday

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Faithful Friends, First State Animal Center will host a drive-up pet food and cat litter giveaway Saturday.   Two Delaware animal shelters are joining to offer a free drive-up pet food and cat litter giveaway Saturday in Camden. Many people, and their pets, continue to suffer from the economic effects of COVID-19, the agencies said in a press release. Faithful …