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2 of Delaware’s favorite summer festivals return

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Two of Delaware’s favorite summer festivals return next week. The Wilmington Greek Festival is back for its 47th year, offering online ordering and curbside pickup, which proved popular during the COVID-19 pandemic. It starts Monday, June 6 and runs through June 11. St. Anthony’s Italian Festival starts the next day, Sunday, June 12, and this year will go cashless. Patrons …

Sallies escapes with win in overtime at St. Mark’s

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

  The St. Mark’s Spartans hosted Salesianum Friday night in a late regular season match-up between two teams looking to improve on their 8-7 records as the post-season approaches. With 6-foot-6 senior swingman Justin Molen out, Salesianum looked out of sorts offensively on the majority of their first quarter possessions, missing free throws and open shots that they typically make. …

Caesar Rodney shocks No. 2 Salesianum in state wrestling semis

Benny Mitchell Headlines

Shamar Nelson took his opponent down for a pin in 2:44. SMYRNA — The Caesar Rodney Riders ended the regular season with a loss at Salesianum. Eight days later the two met in the semifinals of the D.I.A.A. Dual Meet State Championships at Smyrna High School on Saturday afternoon. The Riders came out firing on Saturday recording five pins beating …

Salesianum holds on to halftime lead to beat Cape Henlopen

Benny Mitchell Sports

Salesianum School won its first football game of the season.   Lewes – Salesianum School made its first trip to Cape Henlopen High School in 29 years Thursday night,  jumping out to a 28-6 halftime lead and then hung on for a 28-20 victory. Conor Campbell got his first start at quarterback for Salesianum in their new-look, mostly shotgun spread …

Here’s list of $70 million in projects picked by legislators for their districts

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

  The General Assembly has posted the list of its $70 million in community redevelopment projects picked by individual legislators.   The list of projects included in the Delaware General Assembly’s $70 million community redevelopment grants includes $2 million for a private school stadium, $1.6 million for the Delaware Agricultural Museum, and $1.35 million for the Nanticoke Indian Association. Community …

$12 million Bezos donation will fund 24 scholarships at Salesianum

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

Miguel Bezos, left, is donating $12 million to Salesianum School to start a scholarship fund names for the late Rev. James P. Bryne, right.   Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ parents are donating $12 million to Salesianum School, most of which will be used to fund  24 scholarships for underserved students, including money for things like notebooks, school trips and prom …