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  Archives:  January 2019

DPH Announces Three Additional Flu-Related Deaths

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

DOVER  — The number of laboratory-confirmed flu cases continues to increase in Delaware, and the Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing three recent flu-related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths for the 2018-2019 season thus far to eight. The most recent victim is an 83-year-old man from New Castle County, with underlying health […]




Grant to help state improve access to early education

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Delaware is making the process of navigating programs and policies easier for families seeking to educate and care for young children with the help of a $4.2 million federal grant. The one-year Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their transition between early childhood programs and the K-2 system.




2019 Delaware Arbor Day School Poster Contest

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Delaware Forest Service’s Arbor Day School Poster Contest is now accepting entries from Delaware students in grades K to 5 in all private, public, charter, and home schools. Winners will be selected from each county in the following grade categories: K, 1-2, 3-4, and 5. Awards will be presented at the State Arbor Day Ceremony with Governor John Carney.  This year’s theme – “Trees Are Terrific…in Cities and Towns!” – is designed to increase knowledge about the benefits of trees in our communities. The deadline to register is March 15 and the deadline to submit posters is March 29.




DSHA and FHLBank Pittsburgh Announce Home4Good Funding Awards

Delaware State Housing Authority | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

WILMINGTON (January 28, 2019) – Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) and Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank Pittsburgh) announced today $1.2 million in Home4Good funding awarded to programs across the state working to reduce homelessness. DSHA provided $500,000 toward the effort, and FHLBank Pittsburgh provided $700,000. The funding will be used to address four key […]




Registration open now for Delaware’s Introduction to Living Shorelines Workshop to be held March 20-21 in Lewes

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

The 6th annual Introduction to Living Shorelines Workshop for landscape architects, engineers, and contractors will be held Wednesday and Thursday, March 20-21, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at the DNREC Lewes Field Facility, 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958.






  Archives:  January 2019

DPH Announces Three Additional Flu-Related Deaths

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

DOVER  — The number of laboratory-confirmed flu cases continues to increase in Delaware, and the Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing three recent flu-related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths for the 2018-2019 season thus far to eight. The most recent victim is an 83-year-old man from New Castle County, with underlying health […]




Grant to help state improve access to early education

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Delaware is making the process of navigating programs and policies easier for families seeking to educate and care for young children with the help of a $4.2 million federal grant. The one-year Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their transition between early childhood programs and the K-2 system.




2019 Delaware Arbor Day School Poster Contest

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Delaware Forest Service’s Arbor Day School Poster Contest is now accepting entries from Delaware students in grades K to 5 in all private, public, charter, and home schools. Winners will be selected from each county in the following grade categories: K, 1-2, 3-4, and 5. Awards will be presented at the State Arbor Day Ceremony with Governor John Carney.  This year’s theme – “Trees Are Terrific…in Cities and Towns!” – is designed to increase knowledge about the benefits of trees in our communities. The deadline to register is March 15 and the deadline to submit posters is March 29.




DSHA and FHLBank Pittsburgh Announce Home4Good Funding Awards

Delaware State Housing Authority | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

WILMINGTON (January 28, 2019) – Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) and Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank Pittsburgh) announced today $1.2 million in Home4Good funding awarded to programs across the state working to reduce homelessness. DSHA provided $500,000 toward the effort, and FHLBank Pittsburgh provided $700,000. The funding will be used to address four key […]




Registration open now for Delaware’s Introduction to Living Shorelines Workshop to be held March 20-21 in Lewes

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

The 6th annual Introduction to Living Shorelines Workshop for landscape architects, engineers, and contractors will be held Wednesday and Thursday, March 20-21, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at the DNREC Lewes Field Facility, 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958.