Friday, April 24, 2009

A weekend for the dogs

Delaware's only dog show is underway. The three-day-long show kicked off at Lums Pond State Park today near Glasgow. Watch dogs compete with their handlers. Best in show will be announced at the end of each day through Sunday.

Prom ready

Watch students from the First State School for Children with chronic illnesses shop for prom. Students attending the school suffer from various health conditions and cannot attend traditional school. Tonight is only the third prom to be held for students since 1995.

Political rivals sit down at UD

Watch two of the nation's biggest political rivals sit together at the University of Delaware as they talk about this past year's historic presidential election. David Plouffe served as Barack Obama's chief campaign manager and Steve Schmidt served as John McCain's chief strategist. Both men attended the University of Delaware, but did not graduate.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Crash critically injures man

A morning crash on I-95 Southbound at the I-295 split left a 19-year-old man critically injured. The driver lost control and plowed through a guardrail shortly after 9 a.m. Watch emergency crews on the scene.

Law proposed to protect teen drivers

Watch Rep. Mike Castle, R-Del., introduce new legislation that aims at protecting teenage drivers. The proposed law is called the STANDUP Act of 2009.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Planting trees provides countless benefits

Meet John Graham, he has planted more than 100,000 trees. By planting seedlings, saplings and some larger trees, Graham is trying to reclaim farmland, create wildlife habitats and lessen soil erosion as a land steward for the Delaware Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. This past week Graham and a group of Boy Scouts planted Whit Oak trees.

Delaware remembers the Holocaust

Delaware leaders were among those remembering Holocaust victims in Wilmington, Tuesday. A crowd gathered inside the Carvel building and then gathered at Freedom Park to remember victims of the Holocaust. Watch the ceremony here.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

3 teens injured in crash

Police say three teenagers who cut class at A.I. du Pont High School crashed the SUV they were traveling in while trying "to go airborne". The vehicle collided head-on with a tree in the 400 block of Hillside Road in Greenville. Watch as emergency crews rescue the teens who were transported to Christiana Hospital in serious condition.

National Volunteer Week

Today New Castle County Executive Chris Coons proclaimed this week as National Volunteer Week at a special ceremony at the Newark Library. Watch as students from Brennen School Autism Program are recognized for their work.

Youngsters and Science

Watch kids explore science at the Delaware Museum of Natural History in Greenville. The museum received $157,554 in grant money from the PNC Foundation for a new initiative called Grow Up Great with Science, to educate students at an early age.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Remembering Harry Kalas

Watch as Philadelphia Phillies fans pay their final respects to longtime announcer, Harry Kalas. Kalas was remembered over the weekend at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. During a two hour memorial service, fans viewed Kalas' casket on the field. Kalas died April 13th at age 73.

Teenage cyclist struck

A teenage boy was struck by two vehicles while riding his bicycle near Prices Corner Saturday night. Watch emergency crews on the scene. Investigators say the teen was seriously injured while trying to cross Kirkwood Highway.

Ocean to Bay Bike Tour

Watch as hundreds of cyclists participate in the 20th Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour in Sussex County. The event kicked off in Bethany Beach. Participants chose from 25, 30 or 50 mile routes.


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