Return Day

From politics to parties, this tradition dates back to 1812

Ken Mammarella, Delaware Journalism Collaborative Headlines, Culture

Delaware LIVE News is part of the Delaware Journalism Collaborative, a partnership of local news and community organizations working to bridge divides statewide. Learn more here. This is the story of cockfighting and barbecued chicken, of oxcarts and ox roasts, of political parties and alcohol-fueled parties and of at least one death. This is the story of Delaware’s Return Day, an …

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Polarization challenges Return Day traditions

Andrew Sharp, Delaware Journalism Collaborative Culture, Headlines

Delaware LIVE News is part of the Delaware Journalism Collaborative, a partnership of local news and community organizations working to bridge divides statewide. Learn more here. You have to wonder: In these days of deep political anger, how wise is it to let opposing politicians stand together near a weapon? That’s what Delaware does after every election. It’s the tradition …

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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Georgetown’s win forces “if game” in District 3 Seniors

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown- The Georgetown Senior League All Star team started out tournament play suffering a 12-10 loss to Lower Sussex in the opening game of the 2022 District 3 tournament. After a night off, Georgetown has won four games on four consecutive nights to put them into the championship game. Georgetown defeated unbeaten Cape 6-3 on Friday night to force the …

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Memorial Day events honor those who gave their lives

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

Veterans Memorial Park, near Delaware Memorial Bridge Events to recognize Americans who lost their lives in service to the country will occur in several spots in Delaware this month, not just on Memorial Day (May 30). Here’s a roundup. The Delaware Memorial Bridge Memorial Day service starts at 10:30 a.m. May 30 at the Veterans Memorial Park, near the New …