hockessincommunitynews.com http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20121128/NEWS/311289986/-1/home%20garden hockessincommunitynews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:37:35 +0000 Today in the News: Ferry captain, 2 crewmembers arrested http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419659/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419659/0/home garden News to know

The captain and two crewmembers who were operating the South Korean ferry that crashed have been arrested, USA Today reported. The captain, Lee Joon-seok, 68, was charged with negligence of duty and violation of maritime law. The charges against the crewmembers weren't announced. Officials say the ferry was going [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Evacuation order came too late for many on sinking ferry http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419672/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:51:30 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419672/0/home garden In the news

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.

The first instructions from the captain [...]]]> Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419677/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:42:08 +0000 By The Associated Press http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419677/0/home garden MEXICO CITY — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.

Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles [...]]]> New Castle WWII vet finally receives his long overdue medals http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419689/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:35:03 +0000 By Wm. Shawn Weigel shawn.weigel@doverpost.com @HCN_Shawn http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419689/0/home garden Today in the News: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419675/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:47:45 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419675/0/home garden News to know

Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. The former first lady says she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother and it makes the work of [...]]]> Today in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419673/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:50:35 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419673/0/home garden News to know

Some 160 coast guard and navy divers searched for survivors inside the wreckage of a ferry that sank off of South Korea this morning. Cho Man-yong, a coast guard spokesman, said 16 divers approached the ferry Wednesday night but failed to get inside because the current was too strong. He said the water was very muddy and visibility [...]]]> Delaware Waterfowl, trout stamp contests set for April 24 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419721/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:32:59 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419721/0/home garden Delaware farm stands, markets opening for season http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419725/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:55:46 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419725/0/home garden Delaware personal income tax due April 30 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419729/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:45:13 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419729/0/home garden Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419755/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:58:35 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419755/0/home garden A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, making it one [...]]]> Today in the News: Sub dives again in search of missing plane http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419772/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419772/0/home garden News to know

A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said. Monday's planned 16-hour search lasted just six and none of the data collected by the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 submarine [...]]]> Boston Marathon bombing: One year later, a city still heals, runs http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419799/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:01:47 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419799/0/home garden Troopers Investigate Robbery of Kirkwood Highway Restaurant http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419813/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:25:10 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419813/0/home garden NCCo. Council renews lobbyist contract for second year http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419814/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:21:03 +0000 By Wm. Shawn Weigel shawn.weigel@doverpost.com @HCN_Shawn http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419814/0/home garden New Castle County's 'spring fling' http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419818/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:57:09 +0000 By Wm. Shawn Weigel shawn.weigel@doverpost.com @HCN_Shawn http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419818/0/home garden Highway safety officials urge caution after four fatal crashes occur in one weekend http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/CCH/140419825/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:58:56 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/CCH/140419825/0/home garden Morning Jolt: Deep water thwarts first search for missing airplane http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419826/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:54:15 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419826/0/home garden In the news

A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday. Search crews sent the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 into the depths Monday to begin scouring the seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 after failing for six days to detect any new signals believed to be coming from its black [...]]]> Today in the News: Lunar eclipse 'blood moon' to appear overnight http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419846/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419846/0/home garden News to know

A total lunar eclipse in the early morning will turn the moon into a "blood moon," according to NASA. The eclipse begins around 2 a.m. EDT, and the moon will turn a reddish orange color around 3 a.m. and stay that way for about an hour. This is the first of four blood moons the U.S. will see over the next year and a half, a rarity, as some periods of [...]]]> DelDOT suspends interstate projects this Easter weekend http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/CCH/140419892/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:24:19 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/CCH/140419892/0/home garden Today in the News: Obama nominates Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head HHS http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419912/0/home garden?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419912/0/home garden News to know

President Barack Obama today said he will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Burwell, 48, currently leads the White House budget office and is a familiar face to politicians, as she played a role in last year's budget crisis.

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