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Bob Thurlow

  • Delaware Today magazine: Tales From the Court, strange, bizarre cases from Delaware courtrooms

    Delaware has hosted some of the most scandalous and salacious legal cases in the country. From Tom Capano to a pedophilic pediatrician, the state has had more than its share of headline-stealing court battles. While those tales garner most of the ink, the First State has featured a variety of other interesting litigations. Funny, embarrassing, intriguing or just plain odd, the following are some of the most interesting cases to grace the dockets in the past few years.
  • The Heart of the Deal

    Tommy Cooper brings passion, innovation—and a touch of Sussex County flavor—to his role as chair of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.
  • Looking Good

    Some vision problems are unavoidable, but taking good care of your eyes will still help them work well for a long, long time.
  • To Sleep, Perchance to Dream

    Insomniacs, rejoice. You may simply need to change your habits. For those with more severe sleep issues, there is hope.
  • Our Public High Schools

    Public schools face bigger challenges than ever, yet many succeed where others fear to tread. Herein, the high schools ranked, with the latest on testing programs, new charters, the budget crunch and more, so that you may plan your child’s education wisely.
  • The Other Olympics

    The annual battle royal of local lifeguards is more than a contest of strength, speed and endurance. It’s a tradition that celebrates a supreme responsibility—saving lives.
  • Hidden Treasures

    Ê Ê Ê Ê Ê Ê Ê Ê Ê Ê Ê Danielle Rice, executive director of the Delaware Art Museum, oversees the museum’s 12,000 items, most of which reside in storage. Paintings are rotated between exhibition and storage spaces to prevent damage from light.Ê Photograph by Tom Nutter ÊÊ It’s just like a scene from […]
  • 25 Worth the Drive

    Alba 7 W. King St., Malvern, Pennsylvania (610) 644-4009, restaurantalba.com Thanks to the wood-burning grills, a trip to Alba starts pleasing the senses long before you enter. “You can smell it all the way down the street,” co-owner Kelly Weinberg says. “It gets peoples’ taste buds going before they even get inside.” Once over the […]
  • The Great Public School Smack Down

      Cool Schools   A ranking of public high schools, from the heights of academic achievement to the basement. Is your child in the right place? (Schools are ranked by student performance on the 2005-2006 DSTPs.)   KEY School Address and phone number District Principal DSTP scores: math/reading; SAT scores: math/verbal Average class size; Student-teacher […]

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