Our important stories from the previous week included a native lost in a tragedy that garnered national attention, new help-in-hand for those fighting substance abuse disorders, the theft of an important historical marker, a unique bird’s-eye view of the transformation of a site in Claymont, and a look around the 2019 Best of Delaware party. 

The mother of a Delcastle graduate killed in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, vowed her daughter’s death won’t be in vain. Joe Irizarry brought us her promise: 

The heartbroken mother of Nicole Warren-Curtis, the 2001 Delcastle Technical High School gra…

A new app developed at the University of Delaware is hoping gathering information regarding the resources available nearby will help combat substance abuse disorders. Amy Cherry has the details:

For Delawareans with substance use disorders, help is available with the tap of your smartphone.

An important historical marker detailing part of Delaware’s own difficult history with race and equality was stolen right out of the ground. Mark Fowser takes a look at how the theft has affected those who endeavored to fulfill its creation:  

A reward is available for information that leads to the arrest or conviction of the person who stole a historical marker that documented the 1903 lynching of George White near Prices Corner. The theft has touched many people in the community.

We got a bird’s-eye view of the transformation of the Claymont steel mill site thanks to pilot Mike Phillip’s incredible coverage: 

It’s an expansive site and has been home to several companies over the past 100 years that p…

The 2019 Best of Delaware party, featuring winners of Delaware Today’s annual reader-chosen awards–of which WDEL was selected for three!–was held at the Chase Center on the Riverfront, and there was a lot of awesome to be had: 

Here’s a bunch of really cool stuff we saw at Delaware Today’s 2019 Best of Delaware party T…

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