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Governor’s Weekly Message: Volunteer Efforts Increase Quality of Life for All

Date Posted: Friday, October 17th, 2014
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County Weekly Message

Governor Markell recognizes organizations throughout the state that help people in need, as well as the individuals who volunteer their time and talents.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Volunteer Efforts Increase Quality of Life for All

Date Posted: Friday, October 17th, 2014
Categories:  Transcripts

Governor Markell recognizes organizations throughout the state that help people in need, as well as the individuals who volunteer their time and talents.




Does Your Teen Driver Know Everything?

Date Posted: Friday, October 17th, 2014
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security Sussex County

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 14-18 year olds in the U.S. In fact, almost half of the teen drivers involved in a crash die. Yet, a recent survey shows that only 25% of parents have had a serious talk with their kids about the key components of driving. During Teen Driver Safety Week, parents and caregivers of teen drivers are encouraged to have a conversation with their teen drivers and set rules about the responsibility of having the car keys before they hit the road.




Governor Markell signs new bill to enable DNREC to issue low-numbered surf fishing vehicle plates

Date Posted: Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Categories:  DNREC News Office of Governor Markell

Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary David Small, legislators and surf fishing groups and enthusiasts were on hand as the Governor signed HB348, which allows DNREC and the Division of Parks & Recreation to issue low-numbered surf vehicle plates (1-1000) by sale or auction.




DSHA Residents Celebrate Healthy Homes Launch

Date Posted: Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Categories:  DSHA

Residents of the Liberty Court community in Dover joined Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi, Sherani Patterson, Population Health Manager at Nemours, and Cassandra Codes-Johnson, Delaware Division of Public Health’s Director of Community Health to celebrate the kick-off of the Healthy Homes Initiative. Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen, Senator Brian Bushweller, and Representative Darryl Scott were also on hand for the festivities. The initiative promotes Safe Cleaning, which is designed to reduce asthma-related hospitalization by educating residents on asthma awareness, safe cleaning techniques, and pest management. The event featured face-painting for the children, refreshments, and the 4-H Club distributed raffle tickets for door prizes.





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