New Castle to celebrate ‘William Penn Day’ on Oct. 23

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

New Castle County Court House. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service. The City of New Castle will celebrate ‘William Penn Day’ this Saturday, Oct. 23 at the New Castle Court House Museum. The event will feature a day-long series of activities to commemorate the 339th anniversary of Penn’s Oct. 27, 1682 disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in …

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Chick-fil-A opening on Route 13 near New Castle

Betsy Price Featured, Food & Dining, Headlines

(Chick-fil-A New Castle) A Chick-fil-A restaurant opens Tuesday near New Castle. The restaurant, at 107 S. du Pont Highway, near Route 273, will initially be open for only drive-thru customers, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. It’s the third Chick-fil-A for Wilmington native Adam Marcus, who also owns and operates the restaurants in Bear and the Christiana Mall. …

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Most plans for Independence Day fireworks go forth

Betsy Price Events, Featured, Headlines

(Photo by Marc Schulte from Pexels)     Most Delaware places famous for their Fourth of July fireworks shows have decided the shows will go on. But some related events have been scratched. Of course, organizers will follow pandemic guidelines as they exist on the day of the fireworks. Here’s the latest. Bethany Beach will takes two days for its celebration. Fireworks will be …