hockessincommunitynews.com http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20121120/NEWS/311209996/-1/Columns hockessincommunitynews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:57:07 +0000 It's a bird, it's a plane – no, it's Free Comic Book Day! http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429904/0/Columns?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:10:54 +0000 By Wm. Shawn Weigel shawn.weigel@doverpost.com @HCN_Shawn http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429904/0/Columns RCVA helps kids prepare for Earth Day http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429921/0/Columns?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:26:28 +0000 By Wm. Shawn Weigel shawn.weigel@doverpost.com @HCN_Shawn http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429921/0/Columns
On Thursday, the students spent the entire day working on a variety of different environmentally themes projects in preparation for Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22.

Sponsored by the Brandywine and Red Clay Valley Association, the day’s activities are actually part of the curriculum at Brandywine Springs.
Two aviation historians join together to write book using vintage images http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140422/CCH/140429923/0/Columns?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:11:19 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140422/CCH/140429923/0/Columns Morning Jolt: Biden says Russia must 'stop talking and start acting' http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429926/0/Columns?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:51:53 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429926/0/Columns In the news

Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.

Standing alongside acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Biden called on Moscow to encourage pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine to vacate government buildings and [...]]]> Today in the News: Ford CEO to retire, reports say http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429941/0/Columns?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429941/0/Columns News to know

According to a report by Bloomberg News, Ford CEO Alan Mulally will retire within a month, and Mark Fields will be named his successor. Fields is currently COO for Ford. Mulally has been the head of Ford since 2006 and led the company through the recession without taking a government bailout, which other American automakers did. [...]]]> Today in the News: Ferry captain, 2 crewmembers arrested http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419659/0/Columns?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419659/0/Columns 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/Columns?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:51:30 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419672/0/Columns 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/Columns?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:42:08 +0000 By The Associated Press http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419677/0/Columns 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/Columns?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/Columns Today in the News: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419675/0/Columns?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:47:45 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419675/0/Columns 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/Columns?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:50:35 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419673/0/Columns 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/Columns?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:32:59 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419721/0/Columns Delaware farm stands, markets opening for season http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419725/0/Columns?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:55:46 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419725/0/Columns Delaware personal income tax due April 30 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419729/0/Columns?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:45:13 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419729/0/Columns Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419755/0/Columns?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:58:35 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419755/0/Columns 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/Columns?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419772/0/Columns 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/Columns?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:01:47 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419799/0/Columns Troopers Investigate Robbery of Kirkwood Highway Restaurant http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419813/0/Columns?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:25:10 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419813/0/Columns NCCo. Council renews lobbyist contract for second year http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419814/0/Columns?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/Columns New Castle County's 'spring fling' http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419818/0/Columns?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/Columns hockessincommunitynews.com http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20121120/NEWS/311209996/-1/Columns hockessincommunitynews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:57:07 +0000