Archive for April 10th, 2016

Letter to editor: Observe Equal Pay Day

On Tuesday, April 12,  from all walks of life and occupations, people across this country will recognize Equal Pay Day – the date to which women must work to earn the same amount earned by men for the 12 months ending Dec. 31, 2015.  We will call attention to the pay gap between the $0.79 that women earn with the $1 that men earn for the same work. These differences ...

 
 

Pocopson 5th-grader leads dive into history

On July 25, 1956, the Andrea Doria, a 697-foot Italian ocean liner with a near-capacity load of 1,706 passengers and crew, was nearing the end of a nine-day voyage from Genoa to New York when tragedy struck. As the ship approached the coast of Nantucket, Mass., it collided with a Swedish vessel, killing 46 passengers and creating one of history’s most infamous ...

 

Hadley Fund to present fractured fairy tale

The Hadley Fund is pleased to present “Little Red Robin Hood, a Pillow Play,” by the Wilmington Drama League Children’s Theater, on Saturday, April 16. The Chrysalis Players’ Pillow Plays series brings great theatre to young audiences of 10 and under. Pillow Plays have become a local phenomenon as these short plays have been taken to local libraries and schools, and ...

 

Delaware to promote National Water Dance

University of Delaware dance faculty and students are teaming up with the Delaware Nature Society and community dance artists to mount Delaware’s contribution to the National Water Dance on Saturday, April 16 ,at 3:30 p.m. at the DuPont Environmental Education Center. The National Water Dance is a site-specific dance event that takes place in communities in 31 ...

 

Applied Belief: How to vote

During this election cycle many Christians and evangelicals have decided to vote based on anger, emotions, and political ideology over obedience to the Bible’s criteria for electing the right person. I am not an evangelical. I am unapologetically a truly Bible-believing Christian. What this means is that I believe that the Bible, composed of the 66 books of the Old ...