Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – May 1, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Red Clay, Capital school board candidates answer forum questions Weed, taxes, police reform likely to dominate end of GA session Culture Take a first peek at new Museum of Nature and Science Conference hailing Black musicians, composers taking place in Wilmington Once controversial Kalmar Nyckel tall ship celebrates 25th anniversary Delaware hunters harvest 15,000 …

Pete du Pont remembered as great governor, even better dad

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

He was a tonic in human form – a stimulant for all who had the pleasure of his company. That’s how Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist George Will described the late Pierre “Pete” du Pont Friday.  Hundreds gathered at the Playhouse on Rodney Square in the Hotel duPont for a celebration of life service nearly a year after the former …

Life and legacy of Pete du Pont to be celebrated Friday

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Pierre S. Du Pont IV | CREDIT: WILLIAM FOLEY/THE LIFE IMAGES COLLECTION VIA GETTY IMAGES   A memorial service for former Congressman and Delaware Governor Pete du Pont will be held Friday in Wilmington. The public event, promoted as a celebration of du Pont’s life and legacy, will begin at 2 p.m. at The Playhouse on Rodney Square. A reception …