2/11/19: State offices in New Castle County will open at 10 a.m.

Monday, February 11, 2019 – 5:00 AM

Due to icy conditions on the roadways, State of Delaware offices in New Castle County will open at 10 a.m. Non-essential employees who live or work in New Castle County do not report until 10 a.m. Essential employees are to report as scheduled.

Motorists may monitor real-time conditions, snow plow activity, and traffic cameras by using DelDOT’s Smartphone application. The DelDOT App is available for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets, and can be downloaded free. Search for “DelDOT” in the Apple and Google Play stores. Motorists can also listen to WTMC 1380 AM for updates on road conditions.

For answers to commonly asked questions during a storm event, please visit DelDOT’s Frequently Asked Questions for Snow Removal online at:

https://www.deldot.gov/About/faqs/index.shtml?dc=snowFAQ

 


Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Dec. 14, 2013 cancelled

Buena Vista in SnowBased on reports from the National Weather Service regarding the likelihood of snow and ice on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, the Buena Vista Holiday Open House in New Castle, Del. has been cancelled.

 

 

 

Following is information on the original event:

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013
Buena Vista Holiday Open House. One-day-only event featuring one of Delaware’s most historic homes decorated for the holidays, plus craft activities in which visitors can create their own holiday ornament utilizing natural materials. Presented in partnership with the Delaware Nature Society. Buena Vista Conference Center, 661 S. Dupont Highway (Route 13), New Castle, DE 19720. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Free admission. 302-323-4430.

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Contact:
Jim Yurasek
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
Phone:  302-736-7413
E-mail:  Jim.Yurasek@delaware.gov
Web:   http://history.delaware.gov


Location changed for Chautauqua Tent Show in Lewes, Del. on Thursday, June 13, 2013

Based on reports from the National Weather Service regarding the likelihood of damaging winds and heavy rain on Thursday, June 13, 2013, the Chautauqua Tent Show: ‘America Takes Flight’” has been moved from a tent on the grounds of the Zwaanendael Museum, located at 102 Kings Highway, to indoors at the Lewes Presbyterian Church located at 133 Kings Highway in Lewes, Del. 19958. Programs begin at 1 p.m. and culminate at 7 p.m. when Neill Hartley of the American Historical Theatre portrays aviator Charles Lindbergh. For additional information, call 302-645-1148.

 The June 13 program is the fifth and final day of the Chautauqua series which was also moved indoors on June 10 due to severe weather.

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Contact:
Jim Yurasek
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
Phone:  302-736-7413
E-mail:  Jim.Yurasek@delaware.gov
Web:   http://history.delaware.gov