Delaware Today October 2009

Making Achievers and Traditions

Catholic schools not only produce good students. They strengthen communities. History proves it.

In Praise of Peterson

No one becomes a legend because he took the easy road. Former DuPont company man, former governor, former Republican, Russell W. Peterson has always been one thing—an underdog. But when it comes to protecting the planet, he put our little state on the map.

Head Man

UD's biggest fan says football zaniness is really about family values. Plus, WDEL rocks the news—again—the Girl Scouts go green, one man makes some ghoulish friends, Sambo's suffers the newspaper problem, a new du Pont book explains the great estates, and more.

Behind the Top Doctors

There is a method to the madness of choosing the state’s best physicians. Read all about it here.

King of the Queen

Bill Taylor resurrected music in the most musical of cities, New Orleans, post flood. Now he’s resurrecting Wilmington’s most famous theater—and starting something much bigger.
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The Explorers

There’s not much of the earth that remains incognito—no source of the Nile left to find, no highest peak to climb for the first time, no pole that hasn’t been reached. But there are still discoveries to be made. A handful of Delawareans have dedicated their lives to some of the most interesting.

Our Energy Future

Two Delaware men are at the fore of the debate on energy use and environmental degradation. Can the views of the businessman and the scientist be far apart? Maybe. Maybe not…

Making an Impact

Four men. Four lives in football. Four futures still left to play.

Top Docs 2009: The Specialists

You need good medical care. How do you know who gives it? We asked the doctors who of their peers they’d trust enough to recommend to a loved one. Here are their picks.
(To download the complete list of 2009 Top Docs, go to page 6 and click on the link.)

West Chester Guide

History, shopping, dining, events—there's more to do and see than ever before. Here's your guide.
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