Delaware Today March 2009

Climbing the Ladder

Lynn Truitt becomes the first woman to lead firefighters in New Castle County. She’s already used to the hot seat.

Pretty Catchy

A Phillies ball girl turns a few heads, Joe the barber cuts on Biden, a colorful character goes green for Saint Patty's Day, and more.

The Paper Chase

A humble plea to support your local newspaper. I hope we haven’t forgotten its value.

(Yes, You Can) The Real Estate Bargain Bonanza

In a market of already-low housing prices, some areas are still better bargains than others. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, stepping up, stepping out, or buying as an investment, these are the places you need to see.

Front Page Blues

In a spiraling economy and changing media landscape, The News Journal and other local papers, like every paper in the country, have had to cut expenses and re-orient themselves. Fair enough. But how much can you cut while remaining a viable news source?
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The Trials of Lonesome George

Delaware’s premier rocker left a painful youth in Wilmington behind long, long ago. This month, Thorogood returns. Has absence made his heart—or ours—grow fonder?


Tuck into our favorite cuisine straight from the British Isles.

Go Red for Women

Learn about the American Heart Association’s national campaign to help women become more aware of their cardiovascular health. Discover tips for living and eating more healthfully, check out several great events, and let the experts show you more. (Click here to get the downloadable PDF of the Go Red for Women supplement.)

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