Category: Local News

Fire destroys townhouse community south of campus during Spring Break, displacing families

Fire destroys townhouse community south of campus during Spring Break, displacing families

Local News- April 10, 2018

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Dave Wilson.A large fire broke out on March 27 after a Newark resident improperly discarded smoking materials on their back deck. The fire destroyed ...

Wetlands park brings hope to Wilmington community plagued by flooding

Wetlands park brings hope to Wilmington community plagued by flooding

Local News- March 13, 2018

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Jack Beatson/THE REVIEW Residents hope that a man-made wetland park will not only help reduce flooding in Southbridge, but provide additional economic and health ...

Tax-exempt designation grants university $4.36 million tax break

Tax-exempt designation grants university $4.36 million tax break

Local News- December 5, 2017

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Courtesy of Paul Sableman Were it not owned by the university, campus property would generate $4.36 million in taxes for the city of Newark. ...

In high demand: A sister remembers her family’s experience with heroin

Local News- September 26, 2017

BY PATRICIA HARRINGTON STAFF REPORTER One morning in early August 2016, Becca Smith woke up to a hard knock on her front door. As she ...

Students gather for first LGBTQ+ Chat and Chew of 2017

Local News- September 19, 2017

BY JACOB BAUMGART Staff Reporter On Thursday evening, students met for the inaugural LGBTQ+ Chat and Chew. Rebekah Harless-Balmer, coordinator of the LGBT program, indicated ...

SPECIAL REPORT: Delayed construction of Lang Development Group apartments leaves students stranded in hotels

SPECIAL REPORT: Delayed construction of Lang Development Group apartments leaves students stranded in hotels

Local News- September 16, 2017

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Jacob Orledge/THE REVIEW The Mill Townhouses are unfinished as of September 16. No construction workers were to be found when The Review visited the ...

Engineers Without Borders organizes bike pop-up for local elementary school

Engineers Without Borders organizes bike pop-up for local elementary school

Campus News- May 16, 2017

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.jsCourtesy of Christopher KitsonJohn R. Downes Elementary School students using the bike pop-up that Engineers Without Borders helped organize. BY NATALIE WALTON MANAGING NEWS EDITOR ...

Newark businesses prepare for student-less summer

Newark businesses prepare for student-less summer

Local News- May 15, 2017

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Minji Kong/THE REVIEWBusinesses on Main St. get ready for slow summer business. BY Aly Brown Senior Reporter On any given day during the school ...

The economics of climate change: How taxes can reduce carbon emissions

The economics of climate change: How taxes can reduce carbon emissions

Local News- April 11, 2017

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js WalterPro With emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases still on the rise, the United States stands to lose a lot if no ...

Q&A: Karyl Rattay, Delaware’s Director of Public Health

Q&A: Karyl Rattay, Delaware’s Director of Public Health

Local News- April 4, 2017

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Emily Moore/THE REVIEW BY RAAJ SINGH STAFF REPORTER For Karyl Rattay there is no such thing as a typical work day. As the Director ...