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  Archives:  September 2013

Delaware Office of Highway Safety Puts Together a Winning Team at the Monster Mile to Promote Drive Sober

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) has an action packed weekend (Sept. 27-29) at the Monster Mile reminding fans to Drive Sober and Arrive Alive. On Friday September 27th, OHS is the title sponsor for the ‘Drive Sober 150’ NASCAR K&N Pro Series East with Grand Marshalls- Bill and Muriel Elliott of the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers and Sgt. Andrew Rubin of Newark PD waving the green flag. OHS is also teamed up with #96 Ben Kennedy and Ben Kennedy Racing for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race in the ‘Drive Sober 150’.




Kent County Economic Summit: “Building a Better Community”

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

More than 250 citizens, educators, business leaders and local government officials were brought together to advance the common goal of improving the economic life in Kent County.




Quilt Harvest Day to take place at Blue Ball Barn outside Wilmington, Del. on Oct. 19, 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Owners of quilts made before 1950 are encouraged to bring their quilts to this session which is designed to record Delaware’s rich tradition of quilt-making.




Wilmington-area Child Predator Received Nine-year Jail Term

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Saturday, September 21, 2013

Attorney General Beau Biden announced that Thomas H. Fort, Jr., a Wilmington-area man arrested on child pornography charges earlier this year following an undercover child predator investigation, was sentenced to a nine year prison term today.




State Approves New Program for Academically Advanced Students

Former Lt. Governor Matt Denn (2009-2014) | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013

The Delaware State Board of Education gave final approval yesterday to a new state program that will make new funds available for programs targeted at academically advanced students. The program, created through legislation proposed last year by Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn and the chairs of the General Assembly’s education committees, allows school districts to design programs targeted at students who are ahead of grade level in reading, writing, math, or science.






  Archives:  September 2013

Delaware Office of Highway Safety Puts Together a Winning Team at the Monster Mile to Promote Drive Sober

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) has an action packed weekend (Sept. 27-29) at the Monster Mile reminding fans to Drive Sober and Arrive Alive. On Friday September 27th, OHS is the title sponsor for the ‘Drive Sober 150’ NASCAR K&N Pro Series East with Grand Marshalls- Bill and Muriel Elliott of the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers and Sgt. Andrew Rubin of Newark PD waving the green flag. OHS is also teamed up with #96 Ben Kennedy and Ben Kennedy Racing for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race in the ‘Drive Sober 150’.




Kent County Economic Summit: “Building a Better Community”

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

More than 250 citizens, educators, business leaders and local government officials were brought together to advance the common goal of improving the economic life in Kent County.




Quilt Harvest Day to take place at Blue Ball Barn outside Wilmington, Del. on Oct. 19, 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Owners of quilts made before 1950 are encouraged to bring their quilts to this session which is designed to record Delaware’s rich tradition of quilt-making.




Wilmington-area Child Predator Received Nine-year Jail Term

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Saturday, September 21, 2013

Attorney General Beau Biden announced that Thomas H. Fort, Jr., a Wilmington-area man arrested on child pornography charges earlier this year following an undercover child predator investigation, was sentenced to a nine year prison term today.




State Approves New Program for Academically Advanced Students

Former Lt. Governor Matt Denn (2009-2014) | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013

The Delaware State Board of Education gave final approval yesterday to a new state program that will make new funds available for programs targeted at academically advanced students. The program, created through legislation proposed last year by Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn and the chairs of the General Assembly’s education committees, allows school districts to design programs targeted at students who are ahead of grade level in reading, writing, math, or science.