Latest Delaware Stories

2013-10-05 23:00:05

Connie Barba Insurance Agency, Inc. - State Farm Agent (http://www.conniebarba.com) is working with teenagers to promote safe driving through State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive® which is giving schools a chance to win up to $100,000 in grants. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) October 06, 2013 Connie Barba’s Insurance Agency will participate in Celebrate My Drive on October 18 at the Padua Academy and at the Salesianum High School on October 23 both in Wilmington, Delaware. Connie is helping...

2013-10-04 23:21:44

Candidates can acquire NCCCO Rigger Level I and Signalperson certification. Sewell, NJ (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 The Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC), in association with the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and our training and testing partner, ETS, is offering a comprehensive crane safety training/testing program to take place during the week of November 11 through November 15, 2013. The program is designed to prepare the student to be able to...

2013-09-29 23:04:31

Delaware Network Services delivers its commercial and residential telecom and Internet and security services to all counties in Delaware. Dover, DE (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Delaware Network Services.com (http://www.delawarenetworkservices.com) ,the leading provider of telecommunication services in Delaware and throughout the United States, SolveForce is planning to expand its team of telecom consultant experts following the successful completion of major expansion of its providers of...

2013-09-24 23:31:29

WebsiteBox has announced Integrated IDX integration with MLS Boards in Columbia, South Carolina, Natchez, Mississippi and Sussex County, Delaware. The Integrated IDX offering is part of WebsiteBox’s extensive package which includes a fully customizable, mobile friendly website, ready-to-go content, free hosting, a powerful CRM and more. Toronto (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 WebsiteBox, a leader in affordable, do-it-all real estate website packages, has announced IDX Integration with three...

2013-09-24 11:21:19

Playing with blocks may help preschoolers develop the kinds of skills that support later learning in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), according to a new study by researchers at the University of Delaware and Temple University. And for low-income preschoolers, who lag in spatial skills, such play may be especially important. The study is published in the journal Child Development. More than a hundred 3-year-olds of various socioeconomic levels took part in the study....

2013-09-20 23:03:26

While pill mill legislation is badly needed, an unexpected side effect of pill mill closures seems to lead to substance abusers now turning to heroin—this ramification is spreading throughout the U.S., and Novus Medical Detox says that education, along with legislation, is needed. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 As an unexpected side effect of pill mill legislation and closures, substance abusers are now turning to heroin to achieve a much cheaper, faster high. As the...

2013-09-19 23:34:28

Hagley's new Executive Director, David Allen Cole, Ph.D., comes from the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Hagley Museum and Library’s Board President Henry B. duPont IV announces the appointment of David Allen Cole, Ph.D., as Executive Director. Dr. Cole comes to Hagley from the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he was Vice President for Advancement, Communications, and Public...

Latest Delaware Reference Libraries

Delaware chicken
2014-07-07 06:57:27

The Delaware chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the state of Delaware in the United States of America during the early part of the twentieth century by crossing New Hampshire hens with barred Plymouth Rock roosters. The breed was officially established in 1940 after George Ellis chose to breed the sports, or chickens with a light white or silver coloration, that were produced from broiler chickens. Because the area in which this breed was bred was the most...

Modern game fowl
2014-07-02 09:12:05

The modern game fowl is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in England during the latter half of the nineteenth century. This breed was developed by crossing Malays with Old English game, and although it was bred to look like a fighting chicken, it was never intended to be used as one, especially after cockfighting became illegal in its native country of England. It was accepted by the American Poultry Association as an official breed in 1874. The modern game fowl varies in...

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