Several events throughout the state Monday celebrate the Juneteenth holiday.

How to celebrate Juneteenth holiday in Delaware

Jarek RutzCulture

The First State has a number of events and ceremonies to celebrate and honor the newly-established federal holiday, Juneteenth. Short for June 19, the day celebrates June 19, 1865, when Union Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger and his officers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to free any remaining slaves. It was two months after the Civil War had ended, and more than …

YMCAs to offer free summer memberships for teens

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

All the fun for teens in the free YMCA program Take On Summer isn’t only in the gym or pool.       Encouraging teens to Take On Summer, YMCA of Delaware is offering free summer memberships for those ages 12 to 17. Dajour Jones who has been a part of the program for four years at the Bear/Glascow YMCA …