Recent work

Recent work

Delaware Journalism Collaborative

Taking Sides - Local Journalism Initiative
As we approach Election Day, the Delaware Journalism Collaborative looks at a unique post-election tradition in the First State.

Also published by collaborative members Delaware Business Now, Delaware Business Times, Delaware Live, Delaware Online/The News Journal, Delaware State News/Sussex Post and WHYY.

Companion interview with Delaware Public Media:

Return Day on The Green - Local Journalism Initiative
A dispute over burying the hatchet: Return Day caught up in growing polarization The Green hosted by Tom Byrne, Delaware Public Media Delaware Public Media is part of the recently launched Delaware Journalism Collaborative, a partnership of local news and community organizations working to bridge di…

Delaware Today

Roderick Hidalgo Creates Art Focused on Beauty & Color
Wilmington-based artist Roderick Hidalgo’s career will take him to the prestigious Art Basel show in Miami this winter.
Richard Zappa’s “Double Indemnity” Is a Riveting Read
Double Indemnity is Richard Zappa’s third crime thriller. Here, Zappa gives us a glimpse into the story, the characters and his inspirations.

Delaware Business Times

Lewes looks to balance tourism, residents with short-term rental rules
Addressing residents’ concerns, Lewes city officials are considering a proposed ordinance that would regulate Airbnbs and Vrbos in the beach city.

Delaware Live

Is DeSantis Sending Immigrants To Sussex County? – Town Square Delaware LIVE
Media swarmed Georgetown’s Delaware Coastal Airport Tuesday following reports that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis planned to send a plane full of undocumented

Cape Gazette

Remember the Happy Day Club in Lewes
A family’s side hustle in Lewes – a home-based speakeasy – brought them into leadership of a community gathering place for the city’s Black community, where they ran a must-see show featuring regional and national talent. And then it all ended in a...
Lewes History Book Festival provides engaging atmosphere
For the first time in three years, the Lewes History Book Festival welcomed people to the First Town in the First State for a jam-packed weekend of in-person book discussions with some of the nation’s top authors. “We didn’t know what to expect...

(Second part of the piece, Pulitzer winner Ada Ferrer visits Lewes)

Delaware Business Now

Bid to build Seaford biogas plant faces final hurdles - Delaware Business Now
AdvertisementBy Andrew SharpA bitterly contested effort to build a poultry waste processing plant in Seaford is coming to the end of the permit process, which means we’ll find out soon if it will get the go-ahead from the state Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. The company B…
For now, Kent solar debate eases after sweeping restrictions - Delaware Business Now
AdvertisementBy Andrew Sharp After months of public concern and hearings over the use of land in Kent County for solar panels, things seem to have settled down for now after Levy Court commissioners approved new restrictions that ban massive solar projects on farmland. The amendment to an earlier or…
Delaware’s capricious summer weather leaves some areas with drought conditions - Delaware Business Now
Scattered thunderstorms, rather than widespread heavy rain, has left a patchwork of areas with enough moisture and others facing drought conditions